Bitcoin ETF, Augur launches its own network and other news from the world of altcoins

Bitcoin ETF, Augur launches its own network and other news from the world of altcoins

Bitcoin (BTC)

The Commission on securities and exchange Commission (SEC) is considering an application for a license Bitcoin ETF from the Cboe Global Markets. If the application is approved is approved, the Chicago stock exchange will become the first to be able to issue a Bitcoin ETF. A number of companies have tried to release a Bitcoin ETF, but so far the SEC has rejected all such requests. Bitcoin ETF would make the cryptocurrency market is available a new class of investors and many believe that it could trigger another increase in the price of the cryptocurrency the number 1.

Augur (REP)

Augur is preparing for the upcoming launch of its own network. Platform that works on the market forecasts it plans to begin the transition from Ethereum on 9 July.

Monero (XMR)

The website The Pirate Bay is now officially mines Monero using the power of processors its visitors. A small notification in the bottom of the home page inform users.

Status (SNT) and OmiseGo (OMG)

Status and OMG has signed a partnership agreement “to ensure the integration of their decentralized exchange (DEX) and also with the aim of cooperation in the field of research scalability”. Status is working on the development of a decentralized browser for iOS and Android that will allow users to connect to Ethereum with their smartphones.


IOTA and the European consortium smart cities +CityxChange said they got the green light from the European Commission for a new project of smart city in Trondheim, Limerick, Alba-Yulia, písek, Sestao, Smolyan and Thief. The initiative aims to give cities the ability to use the technology of distributed registries for trading energy on a peer level and manage local renewable energy sources.

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