Walmart, an American retail giant, has announced that, together with IBM, it will run a pilotage, in which it is to take advantage of blockchain technology in order to track the supply of shrimp from Indian producer - Andhra Pradesh.
According to the news released by the RNS portal, the Russian Ministry of Finance is considering the regulation of cryptocurrencies according to three distinct legal categories. These are: technical tokens, virtual assets and digital financial assets.
Binance supports currently almost 600 currency pairs. Now, however, the exchange decided to reduce this list, which will affect, among others, stablecoins.Big cleansingFirst of all, the decision to remove thirty
It was announced a year ago, that, Bithumb, a struggling Korean cryptocurrency exchange, would be taken over by another entity. Currently, the whole contract may not be completed.Contract DetailsIn October 2018, BK Global Consortium announced the acquisition of 50% +1 share of BTC Holding Co. which is currently the largest investor in the Bithumb crypto exchange. As reports show, the transaction was supposed to reach a value of around 333 million dollars. What is more - the consortium made 100 million advance payments, which were supposed to be allocated for the creation of its own cryptocurrency. The creation of the cryptocurrency plan was not carried out, however and there is even a problem with the acquisition of the exchange. Bithumb has been facing various problems since the very beginning. It was the victim of hacker attacks more than once, the government accused it of tax fraud (the founders were finally acquitted). The whole year 2018 brought significant losses, resulting in mass layoffs and exchange's financial losses.
David Marcus (a co-creator of Libra) decided to respond to numerous allegations directed at Facebook's cryptocurrency. In his opinion, anxieties related to the fact that this stablecoin may threaten the sovereignty of fiat currencies are a myth!
During an interview with an Israeli news site, Tim Draper maintained one of his forecasts regarding the future price of Bitcoin. In his opinion, it is possible that by 2022 BTC's rate will be amounting to $250,000.
Bruno Le Maire, who is the French Finance Minister, revealed his opinion on Libra, as it is expected to appear on the market soon. According to him, France shares the concerns of the European Central Bank.
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