Our review today focuses on Bitcoin in the limelight and a new roadmap for Ethereum 2.0.
The popular US news program “60 Minutes” has now introduced Bitcoin and the cryptocurrencies to its 12 million viewers.
The show was about the beginnings and meteoric rise of Bitcoin, as well as the volatility of the cryptocurrency. Furthermore, the mining was explained and demonstrated why the technology is innovative. Likewise, the program addressed the question of what Bitcoin was created for:
“Shortly after the collapse of Lehman Brothers [US Investment Bank], during the financial crisis, the paper [White Paper] began to circulate on the Internet. It suggested developing an electronic money system that would allow people to pay each other without relying on a financial institution. To date, no one has the slightest idea who the author of the paper, [called] Satoshi Nakamoto, really is. But he or she has (or has [several]) created ingenious software that anyone in the world can download for free. “
Of course, an interview with Laszlo Hanyecz was not missing in the program. Hanyecz became known for spending 10,000 Bitcoin on two pizzas (when Bitcoin had almost no value). This purchase is generally considered the first transaction with cryptocurrencies in the real world.
ConsenSys has released a roadmap for the upcoming update “Ethereum 2.0”, also known as “Serenity”. With this update, Ethereum will move to the proof-of-stake and get an improved virtual machine. The additional introduction of shard chains will also increase the number of transactions per second.
Ripple Labs and Ripple XRP
Kava Labs is a Ripple Labs supported startup. Now Kava has announced the technical specifications of a stablecoin. This is to be coupled to the US dollar and secured at the same time with Ripple XRP. Discovered the information of Twitter users “Crypto Invest”.
As previously announced, Litecoin is once again sponsoring the kickboxing event Glory 65. The last fight in Utrecht, The Netherlands, featured “Litecoin” on the lower ring bezels.
Crypto-public Poloniex has announced on its blog that it wants to reward its users for keeping cryptocurrencies. Stellar starts with the “Stellar Inflation Rewards”. In doing so, the crypto exchange wants to pass on the rewards received from Stellar pro rata to the holders of Stellar Lumens on the crypto exchange.
BlockTV has conducted a new interview with Tron's founder, Justin Sun. Sun explained his opinion on the recent crypto rally. He further argued that new regulations would support the mass adoption of cryptocurrencies.
Enjin is a Singapore-based company that operates community video game platforms. Now the team has announced the integration of Blockchain technology into the popular video game Minecraft. The new plugin created for this purpose is intended to create game worlds in which players fulfill tasks and receive tokenized rewards.
Author: Peter Joost – Source Post: https://www.kryptovergleich.org/bitcoin-btc-erreicht-ueber-tv-show-12-millionen-menschen-plus-ripple-xrp-ethereum-stellar-und-litecoin- update /
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