Results of the Day: January 29, 2019
January 29, 2019
- Central Bank of Iran wants to divide cryptocurrencies into two groups: allowed and prohibited. People will not be able to buy or sell prohibited cryptocurrencies, but will be able to store and transfer them.
- Cryptopia has been under the continuing hacker attack. 1675 ETH was stolen today.
- BitTorrent tokens crowdsale ended in 18 minutes and raised $7.2 million. There will be additional airdrops for ones, who failed to buy BTT tokens.
- Cryptocurrency exchange Liqui is shutting down due to lack of economic purpose of its operation. Users of Liqui have 30 days to withdraw funds.
- Chinese payment operator UnionPay notified its partners, that cryptocurrency operations are prohibited. Alipay and WeChat Pay demanded from Huobi to delete them from the list of partner payment system on Huobi's peer-to-peer cryptocurrency trading platform.
- The largest bank of Belarus BelarusBank is going to launch a cryptocurrency trading platform.
- Developer of hardware cryptocurrency wallets Ledger launched an app for iOS and Android. Ledger Live allows users to track cryptocurrency balance in real time and makes user experience much better.
- Chainalysis found that there are only 2 group of hackers with 9 people in total are behind cryptocurrency thefts. They stole around $1 billion.
- An unpurposed fork occurred in NEO. Most of the public nodes has stopped on block 3 293 299.
- ICE, the owner of NYSE stock exchange, is launching its own service called Cryptocurrency Data Feed for tracking cryptocurrency exchange rates and trading on exchanges. Blockstream has partnered with ICE to help with development of the service.
- KuCoin to delist these tokens (withdrawals will be disabled on May 3):
IHT Real Estate Protocol (IHT)
Prices of main cryptocurrencies:
Bitcoin 3452$ (↓0.16%)
Ripple 0.291$ (↑0.32%)
Ethereum 106$ (↑1.19%)
EOS 2.29$ (↑2.88%)
Bitcoin Cash 112$ (↑1.60%)
Litecoin 31$ (↑1.30%)
Stellar 0.08470$ (↓2.79%)
Cryptocurrency market capitalization: $113 billion.