News & Commentary
"March 23rd, 2018: Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by traded value, is setting up operations in Malta."
Personal welcome from the prime minister of Malta:
Welcome to #Malta 🇲🇹 @binance. We aim to be the global trailblazers in the regulation of blockchain-based businesses and the jurisdiction of quality and choice for world class fintech companies -JM @SilvioSchembri https://t.co/3qtAQjOpuQ— Joseph Muscat (@JosephMuscat_JM) March 23, 2018
Binance is not the only cryptocurrency celebrity in Malta:
A Bloomberg report on how regulators of the world deal with cryptocurrencies:
The cryptocurrency movement is likely to first succeed in small, politically stable, and technically-progressive states.
"No decision has been made on what to do with the venture, according to the person, who asked not to be named discussing confidential talks. JPMorgan executives are weighing whether Quorum might benefit in the long run from operating independently, supporting open-source projects that attract additional partners, the person said."
There are two industrial economies in America: diversified manufacturing, and oil. They used to swing together. Now, as we increase exports, oil is off doing its own thing with global prices https://t.co/IGQyixQ5VK pic.twitter.com/SlV1xv1XEs— All We Know So Far (@allweknowsofar) March 23, 2018
Technical & Updates
"Currently it shows as 98,302,975 ETH while on EtherScan it shows as 98,303,079.53 ETH. One of these is wrong by about 100 ETH (about $55,000 USD). In actual fact, both are slightly wrong as they do not include the obviously burnt ETH (sent to Genesis Address, etc.)."
The similar claim made against exchange volume can be found in the article here.
"We’re now announcing our second new LApp, Lightning Publisher for WordPress, a plug-in that can turn anyone into their own publisher by allowing them to collect payments when they share their writing or other blog content on a WordPress system. After an author powers up the LApp, readers will be able to preview an article on the blog, then can choose to access the full content by making a Lightning micropayment, which will be sent to the creator’s Lightning Charge server."