📈 30 Second Cryptocurrency Price Summary
Current Bitcoin Price: $10,771
On average, cryptocurrencies are down 0.2% today. Bitcoin is up 0.6%, but Ethereum and XRP are pulling the market average down with 24-hour changes of -1.2% and -1.5%. Other altcoins in the top-20 are down one or two percent, but big movers include Chainlink — down 7% — and Ethereum Classic — which is actually up more than 10%.
Top Stories for August 20, 2019 🔥
Since earlier this year, the New York Attorney General and iFinex — the parent company of Bitfinex — have been battling it out in court in response to a number of allegations, including that Bitfinex knowingly allowed New York customers to use its services.
After pausing the Attorney General’s investigation just recently, the New York Supreme Court has decided the iFinex investigation can continue, meaning that the company will be required to produce a handful of documents requested by the claimant.
Trive.park is a German parking application that’s looking to make parking (and driving) easier, with the help of up-and-coming technologies like self-driving and blockchain.
The application will soon begin using IOTA’s Tangle as a platform to carry out a whole host of microtransactions, including for the automatic payment of city parking fees and toll barriers.
Craig Wright, now dubbed Faketoshi, is a notable cryptocurrency personality for spearheading the Bitcoin SV — also known as Bitcoin Satoshi’s Vision — project. He gained his nickname after making numerous, provably-false claims-to-fame as the creator of Bitcoin.
Just two days ago, Craig Wright uploaded a new document to the web — dated from 2007 — echoing words used in Bitcoin’s whitepaper (which came out a year later). However, the document’s metadata shows that the file was created in August 2019…