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[58COIN] The digital currency market showed signs of recovery last week. BTC broke through 4,000 many times, and ETC stepped out of the trend of rising against the trend. In terms of policies, Beijing Internet Finance Industry Association emphasized again the prevention of illegal financial activities in the name of virtual currency; Switzerland's adjusted the existing cryptocurrency supervision legislation; users can send XRP via email, which is a breakthrough to the existing transfer methods. The 58COIN market was included in the Korean Coinhills and Japanese BigOne, showing that the popularity of 58COIN in Japanese and Korean markets is also increasing.
2. The Overall Performance of Digital Currency in the 3rd Week of March
Last week (until March 22), the digital currency market was relatively stable, major currencies except ETC dropped slightly. Last week, BTC broke through 4,000 many times, and to the highest of 4,067.16. In terms of total market capitalization, it continued to fluctuate between $130 billion and $140 billion last week, which was relatively stable. As the market was normal during the week, the 24h volume was also maintained at around $30 billion.
2. Hot News
1) Beijing Internet Finance Industry Association: Prevent Illegal Financial Activities in the Name of Virtual Currency
Beijing Internet Finance Industry Association issued the “Risk Tips on Preventing Illegal Financial Activities in the Name of “Virtual Currency”, “ICO”, “STO”, “Stable Currency” and Other Variants” in the official website. The article said that the association reminded again the relevant risks as follows: 1) All relevant agencies and individuals in Beijing shall strictly abide by the national laws, and jointly resist and prevent illegal fundraising and dissemination activities in the name of "virtual currency", "blockchain", "ICO", "STO" "Stable Currency" and other variants. 2) Be vigilant against criminals to issue tokens in the name of IFO, IEO, etc., or conduct virtual currency speculation in IMO mode in the name of “Shared Economy”, “Token Economy”, “Crowd Funding”.
2) Facebook Confirmed its Exploration of Various Blockchain Applications
Recently there have been reports that Facebook is developing its own cryptocurrency. Facebook responded: "Like many other companies, Facebook is exploring ways to apply blockchain technology. A new team is exploring many different applications and is hiring a business consultant." Insiders said that Facebook can use its own cryptocurrency to fight fake news.
3) Tokyo District Court Issued an Investigation Report on MT.GOX Bankruptcy Protection Application
On March 20, the Tokyo District Court issued an investigation report on Mt.Gox bankruptcy protection application. It said, the cash deposit of Mt.Gox was 69.55 billion yen until March 19, of which 15.89 billion yen were trust assets; Mt.Gox had 142,000 BTC and 142,000 BCH. The court will continue to investigate the creditors of the exchange. In addition, the operator of the exchange and the bitcoin fraud suspect, Alexander Vinnik was still detained in Greece for alleged fraud and laundering bitcoin of up to $4 billion.
4) Swiss Federal Counsel Approves the Proposal for Cryptocurrency Regulation
According to Cointelegraph, the Swiss Federal Assembly has approved a proposal, instructing the Federal Council to adjust the existing cryptocurrency regulatory legislation, including existing provisions of judicial and administrative procedural documents, to make these provisions are also applicable to cryptocurrencies. The bill aimed to determine how to contain the risks associated with cryptocurrencies and whether entities operating encrypted trading platforms should be equated with financial intermediaries to accept financial market regulation.
5) The Korea Billiards Foundation Will Use Blockchain Technology in Professional Leagues
According to Crypto News, the Korea Billiards Foundation (KBF) will turn to the blockchain technology for a solution in Billiards Professional League held in June this year to ensure tamper-proof rulebooks and scoring systems. As the widespread confusion about scoring and rules has been the “biggest obstacle” to the game’s development in South Korea. After using this solution, the entire country will adopt uniform scoring standards and rules to prevent individual referees from using guesswork to determine the outcome of key contests.
6) Technology Upgrade - Send XRP via Email
According to Oracle Times, an independent developer known as SchlaubiD is integrating the XRP Tip Bot’s API into the mainstream email app as an add-on. This allows users to send XRP to anyone they want via email, even if the receiver doesn’t have an XRP address. The add-on is currently up and running on Outlook 2016, with support for Office 365 in the works. SchlaubiD says he will also explore bringing similar functionality to Gmail via an extension.
7) Shenzhen Issued Blockchain Electronic Invoices with a Total Face Value of Over 1.3 Billion Yuan
According to Xinhua News, the tax bureau in Shenzhen and tech giant Tencent announced that blockchain-based invoices have been introduced to the city’s transport system, including the metro, taxis and airport shuttles. The service is now widely used in finance, retailing, catering and hospitality in Shenzhen. Data from Tencent showed its blockchain platform had issued invoices with a total face value of over 1.33 billion yuan for transactions in the city.
8) Ethereum’s Istanbul Hard Fork is Expected to go Live in October
According to AMBcrypto, during the recent Ethereum core dev meeting, the first topic of discussion was Istanbul hard fork roadmap. At the meeting, it was clarified that the team would move ahead with the roadmap created by Afri, a former member of the Ethereum Foundation. According to Ethereum wiki, the Istanbul upgrade is likely to go live in October 2019. The first step would be the CoreDev meeting, which is supposed to take place in Berlin in April 17, 2019. The deadline for the acceptance of all the proposals for the Istanbul hard fork will close within a month of the meeting. July 19 would be the appropriate soft deadline for major client implementations, and August would see the hard fork go live on Ethereum’s testnets, Ropsten, Gorli, or ad-hoc testnet.
9) The 58COIN Market was Included in the Korean Coinhills and Japanese BigOne
The 58COIN market has been included in the Korean Coinhills and Japanese BigOne. Among them, Coinhills is committed to Korea's "Bloomberg" and BigOne is the third-party virtual currency tool platform with the largest number of users in Japan. Steven, the Operations Director of 58COIN, said, “This is an active inclusion of overseas platforms and has been included for a long time. Japan and South Korea are also two of the overseas markets that we attach great importance to. The platform supported five languages including Japanese, Korean, English, Russian, Chinese since the establishment.”
Mt. Gox Bankruptcy: the insolvency administrators will distribute the remaining tokens to the creditors.Anyone who had bitcoins on the exchange at the time of its closure in February 2014 can now request the lost BTCs as well as the corresponding BCHs.. A few days ago, the Mt. Gox Bankruptcy Trustee sent an email with a link to start the recovery process. Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles speaks at a press conference at the Justice Ministry in Tokyo, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. A Tokyo court began hearings Tuesday into charges that Karpeles, the head of the failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange, accessed its computer system and inflated his account by $1 million. The BitCoin wiki says that the usual location for your BitCoin Wallet data on a Mac is in ~/Library/Application Support/Bitcoin which would contain a bunch of files, including a copy of wallet.dat if that’s where you installed the Bitcoin client. Good luck! At least you probably have the computer in question - think of the poor guy who threw his hard drive away - somewhere in a landfill in The Mt. Gox Bitcoin Fortune. At the time of Mt. Gox's collapse, Mark Karpeles owned a majority share in the company. To date, approximately 200,000 BTC of the original 850,000 lost have been recovered. The bankruptcy trustee handling these funds has sold approximately $387 million worth of BTC, but an estimated $1.8 billion remains. Bitcoin Mt. Gox: a lawsuit against BTC-e to recover funds. By Emanuele Pagliari - 2 Oct 2019. Today Nobuaki Kobayashi, the trustee in charge of the recovery of the funds of the famous Mt. Gox exchange, which went bankrupt in 2014,
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