Bitcoin Price Could Hit $15,000 This Year

Christopher Matta, Goldman Sachs

According to my estimates, the recent tx spam on the ETH network cost up to ~$15m USD

Vitalik Buterin


Blockchain incubator Binance Labs announced investment in a decentralized project focused on digital content development Contentos. The exact amount of investment made by a leading bitcoin exchange is not revealed.

Binance Labs Invested Millions of Dollars in Blockchain Platform Contentos

Three companies put xRapid platform into commercial use, told Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse at Swell conference on San Francisco.

Ripple’s xRapid Became Commercially Available

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An agent with the Direction Générale de la Sécurité Intérieure (DGSI) who remains unnamed was arrested and taken into custody last Friday for peddling economic information and potentially falsifying administrative documents and accepting bitcoin in return, CoinDesk reports with the reference to Le Parisien.

French Intelligence Agent Accused of Selling State Secrets for Bitcoin

Bitcoin Cash price goes up compared to negative cryptocurrency trend.

Bitcoin Hits $6,5k

Two leading global blockchain consortia, Hyperledger Project and Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), have announced an unprecedented partnership that aims to create common standards for enterprise distributed networks developed by members of the two organizations.

Blockchain Consortia Hyperledger And Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Announced A Partnership

The Siacoin (SC) development team has abandoned its initial decision to allow Bitmain and Innosilicon ASICs to dominate the network and will conduct a hard fork. The switch to Siacoin 1.3.6 of should take place on October 31, after which the main part of the network hashrate will provide its own miners.

The Developers Of Siacoin Announced Hardwork To Block ASIC-mining

BitMEX Research team has published a new report saying that it is unlikely that the ICO projects will make Eth price drop because considerable share of digital assets is already sold for fiat.

Research: ICO Projects Won’t Make Ethereum Price Drop

According to the press release, Ethereum-based startup ConsenSys has invested $6,5 million in a blockchain startup DrumG founded by a former top manager of R3 Tim Grant.

ConsenSys Invested $6,5 Million in R3 Ex-Manager’s Startup

Parity Technologies has integrated an early version of Casper update into its blockchain platform Substrate, reports CoinDesk.

Ethereum-based Startup Parity Integrated Casper Code Into Substrate Platform