Though Facebook’s Libra project has hit rough waters, Binance has announced an open blockchain project dubbed “Venus” that will work with governments and various other corporations to launch localized stablecoins worldwide. Binance believes that the project will empower both developing and developed nations. It is banking on its existing compliance measures across various jurisdictions to help it gain the required regulatory approvals.
The total crypto market cap broke a major resistance area near the $272.0B level.
Bitcoin price jumped more than 5% and broke the $10,600 resistance area.
Binance coin (BNB) price recovered above $28.00, but it struggled to surpass the $29.00 resistance.
Litecoin (LTC) price is still trading well below the $80.00 resistance area.
BCH price extended gains and traded above the $320 resistance level.
Tron (TRX) price struggled to climb above the $0.0180 resistance area.
Algorithmic stablecoins have the advantage of not relying on a trusted third party, whereas the reserve model requires an identified entity to stand behind its declared holdings of fiat currency. But on-chain stablecoins like Dai could potentially be gamed by high-frequency trading bots and are dependent for growth on ethereuem overcoming its scaling challenge and on continued expansion of the volatile and potentially systemically risky market for collateralized ether lending.
Either way, as a report by TradeBlock showed last month, these private stablecoins are rapidly growing in volume, with their total value surging past Venmo’s in the second quarter.
While there’s no guarantee Bakkt will succeed, the growth of Grayscale’s bitcoin trust and CME’s futures contracts suggest institutional demand is rising. Then there’s the obvious: Intercontinental Exchange has devoted a lot of resources to the startup. It would have seemed extremely far-fetched just 18 months ago that the world’s largest stock exchange operator would be creating a cryptocurrency platform. Beginning September 23, it will become a reality.
블록체인 핀테크 업체 체인파트너스가 자사와 비트코인 등 암호자산을 거래하는 상대방에 대한 신원확인(KYC)을 강화하기 위해 다우존스 리스크 앤 컴플라이언스 솔루션을 도입한다고 20일 밝혔다.
다우존스 리스크 앤 컴플라이언스는 국내 시중은행의 96%가 사용하는 솔루션으로 국제연합(UN), 유럽연합(EU), 미 재무부 해외재산통제국(OFAC) 등 국제기구와 각국 정부 등으로부터 1600개 이상의 국제 제재 명단을 수집, 관리하고 있다. 제재 명단에 오른 개인이나 법인은 앞으로 체인파트너스의 모든 암호자산 거래 서비스 가입과 이용이 거절된다.
체인파트너스는 자사가 운영하는 암호화폐 거래소 ‘데이빗(Daybit)’과 고액자산가 대상 비트코인 전화주문 서비스 ‘코인케어(Coincare)’, 법인고객 대상 비트코인 장외거래 서비스 ‘CP OTC’에 다우존스 솔루션을 순차적으로 적용할 예정이다. 우선 이날부터 ‘코인케어’와 ‘CP OTC’에서 적용이 시작됐다.
According to a press release on Aug. 19, EPAM determined 21 real-world use cases of blockchain tech in industries such as life sciences, transportation, logistics, agriculture, consumer packaged goods, manufacturing and retail, insurance and healthcare. The BiTA will purportedly use EPAM’s software engineering expertise to further improve blockchain development and establish standards.
스페인의 거대은행 샌텐더 그룹(Santander Group)이 리플의 송금 서비스 기술 사용을 확대하고 있다.
샌텐더 그룹(Santander Group)의 관계자들은 “리플의 ‘xCurrent’ 소프트웨어를 적용하는 모바일 앱인 ‘One Pay FX’를 통해 라틴 아메리카의 고객들이 실시간 미국으로 돈을 보낼 수 있는 “지불 통로”를 건설하고 있다”고 코인데스크에 말했다.
현재 영국과 스페인의 고객만 ‘One Pay FX’를 통해 미국에 송금할 수 있었다. 이 은행이 얼마나 많은 중남미 국가들까지 확장할 계획인지는 밝히지 않았지만, 샌텐더 그룹(Santander Group)은 브라질, 우루과이, 칠레, 멕시코에 서비스를 제공하기로 예정되어 있다.
The young entrepreneur has shared his opinion on the complicated role of the regulators who have the hard task to regulate the myriad of use cases that come with cryptocurrencies without stifling innovation progress. According to Vitalik, lawmakers are often undecided on how to manage these new challenges, especially when it comes to token classifications like securities or utilities.
Lastly, the Ethereum founder addressed the problem of scalability as the gateway to widespread adoption. According to Buterin, the main issue is linked with the fact that every computer has to verify every transaction. Indeed, if the network allowed computers to verify only a fragment of transactions it could be much better.
On September 15, BitMart Labs, an international blockchain incubator launched by BitMart, will host the 2019 Block Plus Summit Series III in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Other co-hosts are KaidiaChain, a scalable and interoperable blockchain platform for decentralized application, DeWolfe, a premier tokenized securities firm, Genesis Group, a leading financial institution provides one-stop service for entrepreneurs in the blockchain industry, and Fintech Association of Sri Lanka [FASL].
As Asian trading moves into the afternoon BTC has started to move with it, with a further push to the upside. Over the past hour or so, bitcoin has lifted out of its channel to touch the 200 MA on the hourly time frame. This has taken the king of crypto up to a five day high of $10,700 according to Tradingview.com.
Furthermore, Menager revealed that expanding One Pay FX to Latin American customers is a bigger change for people in these countries. Customers, for instance, will transition from making international payments in branches to instant online payments.
Asides targeting Latin American countries, Santander has also revealed its plans to enable its U.S. customers to send money abroad using the One Pay FX solution. Nonetheless, the Spanish bank is yet to reveal when that will be.
The G7 Conference will convene on the 24 August, 15 nations along with the FAFT Financial Action Task Force (on Money Laundering) will discuss on the matter. The FAFT recently implemented the ‘travel rule’ guidelines for crypto exchanges and service providers to tackle the problem of money laundering through crypto.
The second part of the Satoshi reveal echoed the first in its long-winded meandering and severe lack of substance. One interesting claim made by Mr. Khalid, now Mr. Caan, concerns the status of Satoshi’s 980,000 bitcoin fortune. According to Mr. Caan, his private keys were lost when he handed his laptop into an electronics shop for repairs. When the laptop came back, all of Satoshis bitcoins were gone.
코인데스크코리아와 부산광역시는 오는 9월3일 해운대 파크 하얏트 호텔에서 디지털 자산 거래소 박람회 ‘DAXPO 2019’를 연다. 각 분야 전문가들을 초청해 다양한 관점에서 디지털 자산 생태계가 맞이한 새로운 국면을 진단할 예정이다.
블록체인 기술과 산업에 전문성을 인정받는 미디어 5사가 공동으로 아시아 최대 규모 블록체인 컨퍼런스 ‘코리아블록체인위크 2019(KBW 2019)’를 오는 9월 27일부터 10월 4일까지 개최한다.
9월30일부터 10월1일 양일간 그랜드 인터컨티넨탈 서울 퍄르나스에서 팩트블록의 ‘코리아블록체인위크(KBW) 2019’ 주간(9월27일~10월4일) 중 메인 행사로 열리는 디파인 컨퍼런스에는 국내외 주요 기업들과 블록체인 프로젝트들이 대거 참여할 예정이다.