From thousands of Bitcoin on the move to a new way to exchange LTC and BTC, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto.
Crypto whales are tracking a huge transfer of 15,000 BTC worth about $176 million. The whale moved the trove of Bitcoin in a single transaction from one unknown wallet to another.
Traders speculate the big transaction may have been an over-the-counter (OTC) purchase of BTC. OTC trading is conducted directly between two parties at a fixed price, without the use of an exchange.
🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 15,000 #BTC (176,796,665 USD) transferred from unknown wallet to unknown wallet
— Whale Alert (@whale_alert) July 4, 2019
The transaction is one of three giant Bitcoin transfers in the last 24 hours. All three transactions happened between unknown wallets.
- 5,800 BTC worth $68.7 million transferred from unknown wallet to unknown wallet
- 5,741 BTC worth $66.6 million transferred from unknown wallet to unknown wallet
- 15,000 BTC worth $176.7 million transferred from unknown wallet to unknown wallet
An image showing a visual look at Ethereum’s ecosystem is going viral on Reddit.
The chart from ConsenSys shows the flow of data between various organizations in the Ethereum network.
Ripple and XRP
The founder of Ripple-backed startup XRPL Labs, Wietse Wind, says a beta version of the company’s banking app will be released this year.
The app is designed to let users hold and spend euros,