Ripple heads crypto coalition, China's investors bypass ICO ban, US Congress nixes the bill, AT&T joins blockchain, Coinbase introduces ‘Coinbase Bundles’, interview with Binance CEO, Gemini Trust adds LTC
- A group of financial technology companies including Ripple is banding together to pay their Washington advocates partly in digital coins.
- Despite China’s blanket ban on all cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings, investors can still get ICO tokens fairly easy by logging into a platform for over-the-counter (OTC) transactions.
- The U.S. Congress has nixed a bill that looked to create a task force to combat the use of cryptocurrency in financing terrorism. It will now proceed to the Senate.
- U.S. telecommunications giant AT&T has announced the creation of a suite of blockchain solutions designed to work with tech from IBM and Microsoft.
- Coinbase has introduced ‘Coinbase Bundles’, which allow traders to purchase five digital assets together at a price proportionate to their market cap: BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC, and ETC.
- Changpeng Zhao, CEO at Binance, expressed his rather positive sentiment on the current market setup saying that the bull market is about to return ‘any minute’.
- Gemini Trust is adding Litecoin (LTC).
- BTC is trading at the price of $6,650, ETH has come to $225.69 at the moment of writing.