Distributed Digest: Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Steemit.com blocks hackers for violating its terms of service, Coin Metrics research shows a significant decline among major Bitcoin mining pools, and the Status desktop alpha is out in the wild. Your daily distillation of crypto news for Tuesday, January 8, 2019: Steemit.com Resists “The Dark Overlord” The Steem social media site, Steemit.com, recently banned…

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XRP/USD Price Analysis: Will the US SEC Comment on the Status of Ripple Token?

Latest Ripple News From recent events, the US SEC is definitely alert and “hunting”. Days after news emerge that the regulator had settled with Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khalid for promoting a security token, the regulator tried to issue a preliminary injunction against Blockvest. Read: FBI Arrests AriseBank CEO for $4 Million Crypto-Related Fraud However,…

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XRP [XRP]’s status as a cryptocurrency questioned by Roger Ver

During an interview with Crypt0, a well-known Youtube channel, Roger Ver, the CEO of Bitcoin.com spoke about his initial investment in Ripple and Bitcoin. Roger Ver, popularly known as the Bitcoin Jesus said that he got involved in Bitcoin in the year of 2011 and bought Bitcoin [BTC] when it was one dollar. He adds…

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SEC’s Verdict On Ripple’s Status Is Not Approaching Too Fast – Coinbase, Accused Of Price Manipulation

The SEC verdict on whether Ripple’s XRP is a security or not is not around the corner just yet, disappointing Ripple enthusiasts. According to the SEC, neither Ethereum nor Bitcoin is a security. The decision coming from the SEC authorities has the digital currency’s fans really hopeful that the SEC will decide something similar for…

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Cardano (ADA)’s Current Market Status: Reasons For ADA Price Rise

During the past few days, Cardano’s value grew exponentially. ADA is up 45% and less than $1 billion away from taking Litecoin’s place and getting on the 7th position in terms of the most valuable coin in the world. Coinbase is exploring Cardano This obviously supported the price of ADA. “Today we are announcing that…

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Status and OmiseGo Team Up to Advance the Web3 Ecosystem

Ethereum-based mobile operating system Status has announced that it is partnering up with OmiseGO, a network providing financial inclusion and interoperability, and Plasma scalability research, to advance the web3 ecosystem. According to an announcement, the partnership will see Status and OmiseGO working to ensure seamless integration of the OMG Network decentralised exchange (DEX), where Status will…

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Ripple (XRP) is Faced with Regulatory Status Controversy

Ripple’s token XRP is not evolving as fast as planned and this may also be because more potential investors want to make sure whether it is a security or not. The Ethereum situation is currently clarified ad the SEC admitted that it’s not a security, now people hope to hear more information regarding Ripple as…

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