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So, here are the most interesting topics from the last week:
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Bitcoin Price Rises Above $11,500
🚀 One of the top news is, of course, the glorious Bitcoin rise above the $11,000 mark. Now BTC is trading at $11,748 (according to coin.360).
Litecoin Halving is Today
🚀 A quick reminder to all Litecoin hodlers: LTC halving is taking place today, on Monday Aug, 5th. The mining reward will drop from 25 litecoins ($2,500) per block to 12.5 litecoins ($1,200) per block.
Brave Browser Adds Tipping with BAT Tokens Among Twitter Users
🚀 The blockchain-based browser Brave now allows Twitter users to tip content creators with its native Basic Attention Tokens (BAT). By the way, BAT is available for the seamless purchase for 150+ crypto or with a credit card. Click here to swap!
OKEX Delists Crypto Pairs with Weak Liquidity
🚀 OKEX, a digital asset exchange will delist several trading pairs with weak liquidity and trading volume in the ETH and OKB markets. Among them are VIB/ETH, BKX/OKB, THETA/ETH.
Ripple University Investment Program Extends to Japan
🚀 It’s never late to study crypto – Kyoto University and the University of Tokyo have joined Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) per CoinDesk Japan. The 2018 program now boasts 33 participants including Princeton University, Carnegie Mellon, and the National University of Singapore, among others.
Malta Business Registry will Adopt Blockchain
🚀 Junior Minister for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation in the Government of Malta Silvio Schembri announced that the nation’s business registry (MBR) will employ blockchain, local financial service firm Zeta. According to Schembri, the initiative will create the first government agency to be run on a blockchain-based system and artificial intelligence.
Women Empowering Blockchain
🚀 According to a report published by fintech company Bitpanda, one in five European crypto holders are women.
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