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The oldest bank in China will allow the exchange of currency into the digital yuan.
Beijing is to host the 2022 Olympics. The launch of new terminals is timed to this event, which can be used not only by local residents and citizens of China, but also by tourists.
Opinion poll from Mastercard on the introduction of cryptocurrency
The largest payment company on the market, Mastercard, conducted a survey, in which more than 15 thousand people from 18 countries of the world took part. When asked about the use of cryptocurrency, almost half of the respondents answered that they were going to invest in it.
Ripple: SEC misuses US authority to gain advantage in court
The lawsuit continues, which began with a claim by the US Securities and Exchange Commission against Ripple. To date, the leaders of the exchange have filed a petition to close the case against them, but the decision has not yet been made - until the decisive moment is about 30 more days. The question now is whether the SEC has the authority of the United States of America to pressure other governments, as Ripple claims, or not. The first court session after the submission of additional papers will take place on May 6. Among other things, it will consider the issue of the possibility of closing the case. XRP users watch with dismay how the process is progressing and what can be expected as a result.
ETH will rise to $ 10,000 in 2021, according to Fundstrat
Researchers from the analytical company Fundstrat have calculated that very soon the price of Ethereum could jump to $ 10 thousand. This conclusion was made on the basis of overcoming the historical maximum of 2.8 thousand dollars. Already at the beginning of this year, Ethereum was worth 2 thousand dollars, but it did not stop moving upwards, and today it has set its new record. In view of the sharp rise in cryptocurrency over the past month, analysts suggested that a stronger rise in the rate is likely. Moreover, while Ethereum was increasing in price, Bitcoin, on the contrary, became cheaper and dropped about 5 percent of its value over the same period of time.
In Washington, lawyers are allowed to use bitcoins in their practice
According to the press service of Bloomberg Law, the District of Columbia Bar Association has allowed lawyers practicing in Washington to accept cryptocurrency, including bitcoins, as payment for their services.
Ripple joins instant payments alliance
Ripple has joined the newly formed Open Payments Coalition, which is launching a new PayID payment system that handles payments using simple functions.
Hardfork Phoenix has been implemented in the Ethereum Classic platform
Stevan Loja, the organizer of the ETC Core technology direction, informs about the effective implementation of Hrdfork Phoenix into the Ethereum Classic platform....
Implementation by ATARI of the electronic system Litecoin into the ecological platform of computer games...
The legendary American computer video game company, Atari, in alliance with the Litecoin Foundation, entered into an agreement that aims to create a link between the entertainment system and the Litecoin crypto currency.