From the impact of the stock market on Bitcoin to a new milestone at Tron, and the expansion of XRP, here are some of the stories that open up in the world of Crypto.
The host of CNBC's Crypto Trader says the stock market crash will likely convince fund managers to turn to Bitcoin.
According to Ran NeuNer, the encrypted volumes of the Christmas holiday market also indicate the broader international appeal of emerging technology.
Incredible that at Christmas the Crypto market makes $ 20 billion in trading! I guess it's not the western world that drives the volume .. pic.twitter.com/ZV8P17OBAl
– Ran NeuNer (@cryptomanran) December 25, 2018
This correction in stock markets should be a good omen for BTC. At a certain point, fund managers look for creative positions to obtain returns outside of stocks, bonds and gold, which have had little response. Given the massive correction we had, it could make BTC look cheap and attractive to them
– Ran NeuNer (@cryptomanran) 24 December 2018
Ripple and XRP
Two other cryptocurrency exchanges followed Binance by adding XRP as a base resource. The BTCEXA in Australia and CoinDCX in India both claim to expand the number of coins combined with XRP.
We are pleased to announce that XRP has been listed as a base pair on BTCEXA! The trading pairs available at launch are XLM / XRP and ADA / XRP.
– BTCEXA (@BTCEXA_Official) 24 December 2018
– CoinDCX: Crypto Exchange (@coindcx) 24 December 2018
Ethereum and Raiden
The Alpha version of Raiden Network is now available on the main Ethereum network.
Raiden is a level 2 solution designed to greatly increase the scalability and security of Ethereum.
"With Red Eyes, the first version of Raiden Network has been successfully implemented on the main Ethereum network.The main objective of this version is to have the smart contracts and the core protocol battle tested on the main network. To ensure this, a bounty bug was created specifically for release.Find out more about the size of the bug here. "
EOS is now available on Travala.
The "Expedia of Crypto" allows users to book more than half a million hotels using a variety of cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, XRP, Ethereum, Litecoin, Dash, Coin Binance, Stellar, TrueUSD and Travala.
Now you can book over 550,000 hotels in 210 countries @block_one_ currency $ EOS. Travel to over 82,000 destinations worldwide at https://t.co/CL8FxAXFXS the new generation online travel agency@travalacom @BrendanBlumer @ bytemaster7 #EOS $ AVA @CoinGatecom pic.twitter.com/WISkEiMJLf
– Travala.com ✈️ 🏨 (@travalacom) December 25, 2018
The ELLIPAL hardware portfolio now supports Stellar (XLM).
The portfolio is designed to function as a Ledger or Trezor hardware portfolio, in a smartphone-like package.
4/5 ELLIPAL will support with pride #XLM #Stellar !
Stellar is an open source and decentralized protocol for converting the digital currency into legal currency that allows transnational transactions between any currency pair. @Stellar_XLM_ @StellarLumens @StellarOrg @xlm_usd 🚀 pic.twitter.com/LYL40r0mVD
– ELLIPAL (@ellipalwallet) 24 December 2018
Tron has now hit over a million user addresses just six months after leaving the Ethereum network and starting his own mainnet.
Tron, a competitor of Ethereum, aims to become the leading ecosystem for blockchain developers who create decentralized applications.
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