From the new details on the expansion of XRP as a base pair on Binance to a single auction on the Bitcoin Lightning network, here are some of the stories that open up in the world of Crypto.
Ripple and XRP
After revealing that it will add XRP as a base pair, Binance has announced the first two coins to be combined with the second cryptocurrency by market capitalization. According to Binance's official Twitter account, Tron and Zcoin are now associated with XRP.
– Binance (@binance) 24 December 2018
Meanwhile, Ripple is playing in the new year with a series of tweets to propagate the growth of cross-border and XRP payments in 2018. Ripple, which holds about 60% of the total XRP supply, uses the digital asset in its xRapid payment solution.
The discoveries of 2018 do not stop here: https://t.co/k2vDlF6x36 pic.twitter.com/99FRzNv3WO
– Ripple (@Ripple) December 20, 2018
In what may be the cheapest auction in the world, an art work has apparently been sold to the highest bidder using Bitcoin's Lightning Network.
The user of Reddit Cryptograffiti claims to have auctioned a small piece of art called "Black Swan" for $ 0.000000037.
The Lightning Network is a second-level solution designed to dramatically increase the speed at which users can transfer Bitcoins, as well as allowing super small micro-payments to be sent in high volumes.
Bloomberg is giving a closer look at a project to make a whole building in Manhattan.
The $ 36.5 million building has been divided into digital shares so that "investors from all over the world can own as much or as little as they can afford".
Charles Hoskinson has just hosted a new surprise surprise.
Cardano's founder talks about the future of the platform, the new job hires and what is happening in his blockchain IOHK company.
Rankings in China
China has just released its latest cryptocurrency rankings for 2018.
EOS and Ethereum are still in first and second place respectively. GXchain replaced BitShares in third place. Komodo, Ontology, NULS, Nebulas, BitShares, NEO and Steem shared the fourth to 10th place. Bitcoin is in the middle of the package, ranking in 18th place.
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