Bitcoin Cash developers have published an updated version of The code, which will be activated forcibly in mid-may. The main innovation will be a radical increase in the size of the block.
Ripple, a provider of cross-border payment solutions, is ready to provide "financial incentives" to major us exchanges for listing the digital currency XRP. It is reported Bloomberg.
Lightning Network (LN) has received its first mobile app. They became bitcoin wallet Eclair Wallet, added to Google Play on April 4.
The bitcoin conference "Satoshi Vision", which was held in Tokyo, was attended by many industry players and developers who discussed the future of cryptocurrencies and their development.
Former Bitcoin Core developer and one of the early promoters of bitcoin Mike Hearn broke a long silence and held an AMA session ("Ask me anything") on Reddit, during which he shared his thoughts about the current state of Affairs in the crypto industry. In particular, he criticized the fork Bitcoin Cash, noting that today this project is very similar to the bitcoin community in 2014. And it, according to him, "isn't good".
The approaching date of the last filing of tax returns currently has a negative impact on the price of bitcoin, but after April 15, the situation may change. Comments about this Bloomberg analyst, said Fundstrat Global Advisors Tom Lee.
The controversial hard fork of the anonymous cryptocurrency Monero was initiated this night, however its results are still unclear. This writes CoinDesk.