Crypto fever is diminishing, blockchain specialist are in demand, Binance searches for stablecoins, $2.5M for Ponzi scheme, interview with Timothy May, Cobinhood lists XRP
- Elvira Nabiullina, the head of Russian Central Bank, claimed that crypto fever is diminishing. According to Elvira, digital finance is gaining mass adoption, and blockchain technologies are getting a sober approach.
- Labor market researcher, Glassdoor Economic Research, studied US job postings from its website and found 1,775 unique openings connected to the blockchain industry as of 2018 August.
- Binance is actively looking to list more stablecoins in addition to the recently beleaguered tether (USDT). Wei Zhou, Binance CFO, sees stablecoins like tether, and potentially the Gemini Dollar, as ‘critical for our ecosystem’.
- A New York federal court has ordered a Gelfman Blueprint, Inc. (GBI) trading firm and its CEO to pay over $2.5 million in penalties for operating a fraudulent BTC Ponzi scheme.
- An interview with Timothy May, author of the ‘Crypto Anarchist Manifesto’: his opinion about the development of the technology, community and hype.
- XRP is listed on Cobinhood crypto exchange platform. It has triggered a lot of interests in the crypto market. Ripple CEO, Brad Garlinghouse says that the bullish trend may likely favor XRP.
- BTC is trading at the price of $6,477, ETH drops to $203.50 at the moment of writing.
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