Key Facts of the Week 07.01-13.01.2019
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Ledger Unveiled a Bluetooth-Enabled Crypto Wallet

The crypto wallets producer Ledger has announced recently a new hardware crypto wallet with a distinct feature: Bluetooth connection. The new device, Ledger Nano X, was presented at the CES 2019 conference in Las Vegas.

China Announced New Regulation for Blockchain Companies

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has announced new regulation for blockchain companies. The new rules will allow authorities to access private data stored in blockchain platforms and to check their users' identities, among other movements.

Bitcoin Has Reached a Two-Week High

Most of the top cryptocurrencies are registering gains in the last 24 hours — namely Bitcoin (Bitcoin), which price has jumped significantly and surpassed the $4,000 mark.

Binance Presents Stablecoin Trading Pairs

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced the launch of stablecoin-based trading pairs for paxos (PAX), TrueUSD (TUSD), and USD Coin (USDC).

Coinfloor Hires Ex-Morgan Stanley Exec

Coinfloor has hired ex-Morgan Stanley executive David Bujan-Tome as Chief Technology Officer, according to the official page from Companies House website.

Ethereum Foundation Grants $5 Million to Parity Technologies

The Ethereum Foundation has announced a $5 million grant to Parity Technologies, according to a post published yesterday on the official Ethereum blog.

Gemini Goes All-in in NYC with ‘Crypto Needs Rules’ Ads

The U.S. crypto exchange created by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, Gemini, has begun an aggressive advertising campaign, claiming itself as "a regulated place to buy, sell, and store crypto."

Trust Wallet Added Support for Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin

Trust Wallet, a mobile crypto wallet for Ethereum and ERC20 tokens, announced yesterday it has added support for two new cryptocurrencies — Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin, for both Android and iOS users.

Weiss Ratings: XRP Beats Bitcoin Market Cap

The analytic agency Weiss Ratings believes that ripple (XRP) will surpass the world's largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization bitcoin (BTC) in years to come.

Canaan Is Considering an IPO in the US

Canaan Creative, one of the world’s largest producers of Bitcoin mining hardware, might be considering an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in the United States. Confirms the ETC 51% Attack

Cryptocurrency exchange has officially confirmed the Ethereum Classic (ETC) 51% attack in its research. According to the research, the attack happened between 0:40 Jan.7, 2019 and Jan 4:20 Jan.7, 2019 UTC for about 4 hours.

Circle CEO: Bitcoin Will Become Much Larger

In an AMA session, the Head & Co-Founder of Circle, Jeremy Allaire, has said that bitcoin (BTC) will become much much larger and more broadly adopted.

NASA May Use Blockchain for Security, Authentication, and Privacy

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) may be using blockchain technology in order to enable aircraft privacy and anonymity while providing a secure and efficient method for communication with Air Traffic Services, Operations Support, or other authorized entities, the proposed prototype states.

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