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Media: the Chicago Mercantile exchange will launch options on bitcoin
Group Chicago Mercantile exchange (CME Group) is preparing to add another product in its portfolio of derivatives on bitcoin, according to The Block with reference to the sources. As writes the edition, the platform was shared by the specifications of option contracts with companies providing services of market-making. Bitcoin options CME as the futures will be settled in Fiat and not in bitcoin. One of the sources said: “If they reached this point, then I think the launch is imminent. Has established significant pent-up demand to trade bitcoin options. I know that there are other products, but nothing compares in the availability of CME”.
Source: NSA developing quantum-resistant crypto-currency
The national security Agency (NSA), the US might be developing quantum-resistant crypto currency, reported Bloomberg Technology journalist William Thorton, who visited the annual Billington CyberSecurity summit in Washington. Thorton wrote: “the Director of the new office of the NSA on cybersecurity Ann Noyberger says that the Agency will again offer hardware and software standards. He also notes that the Agency is working to create a quantum-resistant crypto-currencies”. In March 2018 The Intercept, citing secret documents obtained from Edward Snowden, reported that in 2013 the NSA is engaged in surveillance of Internet activity of users of bitcoin in the programme under the code name of OAKSTAR.
Samsung will release a cryptocurrency version of the smartphone Galaxy Note 10
As reported, the model will be called KlaytnPhone in honor of a blockchain platform developed by the Creator of KakaoTalk. The device will be sold only in South Korea. The smartphone will come with a ready-to-use blockchain-based applications and cryptocurrency wallet. When enabling and disabling the device the screen will display the logo Klaytn. As the WSJ notes, the blockchain app the network Klaytn available to other devices based on the Android operating system, but only the owners of the specialized version from Samsung will be able to perform a full transaction in the blockchain. Also, when buying on account of the new owners will be credited a certain amount of cryptocurrencies Klay. The estimated cost of the smartphone will be $1000.
The total market capitalization of crypto-currencies on the 16:45 is 266,8 billion. Trading volume for 24 hours was 51 billion dollars.
- Bitcoin (Bitcoin) over the past day rose by 0.96% to $10 575,56.
- The ether (ETH/USD) fell by 2.75% to $172,39.
- XRP (XRP/USD) fell 1.11% to $0,256.
- Bitcoin Cash (EXANTE: Bitcoin.Cash) slipped 1.59% to $290,81.
- Litecoin (LTC/USD) fell 2.7% to $65,61.
The best growth among the top 100 cryptocurrencies showed: Crypto.com Chain (+8,32%)
The profitability of mining
- Bitcoin: $0,202 1 TH/s
- Ether: $0,0136 1 MH/s
- Bitcoin Cash: $0,237 per 1 TH/s
- Litecoin: $1,345 per 1 GH/s
- Dash: $0,021 per 1 GH/s
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