Ripple’s co-founder sells-off tokens, Google reverses ban on crypto ads, Coinbase changes its listing policy, Red Belly Blockchain speeds up, Monero patches 'burning bug'
- Jed McCaleb, Ripple’s co-founder, is said to have kept XRP worth billions of dollars. His heightening XRP sell-off is said to be one of the major factors that caused its price to fall early this week according to WSJ.
- Google will, once again, allow advertising for regulated cryptocurrency exchanges in the United States and Japan starting from October. In January, social media giant Facebook adopted a similar policy.
- Coinbase has announced a new listing framework with the aim of adding ‘most digital assets that meets our standards and are compliant with local law’.
- Australia’s CSIRO or Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization and the University of Sydney conducted a successful real-world test on Red Belly Blockchain. The testing process included sending 30,000 transactions per second outpacing VISA with 24,000 transactions.
- The developers of Monero (XMR) have patched a bug that could allow an attacker to ‘burn’ the funds of an organization’s wallet while only losing network transaction fees.
- BTC rised up to $6,497, ETH is traded at the price of $214,11 at the moment of writing.