Crypto Industry News Digest
🔥 Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced that it will open registration and deposits on its platform for United States-based clients next week. Wednesday Sept. 18 Binance.US will open registration and begin accepting deposits of Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), XRP, Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC) and Tether (USDT). ❗️
🔸 Tomorrow Binance will disconnect American traders from trading and deposits. ❗️
🔸 Bitmain currently sold asics somewhere summary on 1.5 million dollars (very approximate calculations for wallets).
🔸 Nasdaq launched the new Defix cryptocurrency index to track projects providing decentralized financial instruments (DeFi). DeFiX is the first altcoin index reflecting the dynamics of the most promising blockchain projects in the decentralized finance sector: Augur, Gnosis, Amoveo, Numerai, Maker and 0x.
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🔸 Facebook has approved a preliminary list of fiat currencies to which Libra stablecoin will be tied: US and Singapore dollars, pounds, yen and euros. Thus, Facebook responded to the US Congress with concerns about the cooperation of the social network with China and the use of the renminbi to secure its cryptocurrency.
🔸 Brave blockchain browser has been downloaded by Japanese Google Play users over 2 million times per month. Thus, it turned out to be even more popular than Chrome.
🔸 Mastercard and the R3 consortium have announced a partnership to create a cross-border blockchain payment service.