The Argentinean bank Banco Masventas uses Bitcoin as a resource for cross-border payments and has confirmed the cooperation with Bitex to provide customers with this opportunity. Thus, Bitcoin will be used as an alternative to SWIFT technology.
Today is the Bitcoin-pizza day. In May 2010, the programmer Laslo Heinitz purchased two pizzas for ₿10,000. What can you buy with this money today?
Nobel laureate in economics Robert Schiller said that cryptocurrencies might fail in their mission to convert money, and that they are not the first attempt to change the existing format of money and that all previous attempts ended in complete failure.
Jesse Lund, head of IBM's blockchain solutions, expressed support for the Stellar project, saying that the decentralized platform developed by the startup is a remarkable, scalable, high-performance open source blockchain and highly flexible and that IBM trusts in Stellar future potential.
New Tether (USDT) tokens worth $250 million - 250 million coins were issued. Relying on Omni Explorer data, the issue of USDT tokens was carried out on May 18, 2018.
Vitalik Buterin transition to Google tweet has raized a lot of noise recently. The Ethereum founder conducted a poll among his Twitter followers about whether he should stop working on Ethereum and go to the corporation Google. However, after the votes "against" reached 59%, the tweet was deleted.
Despite the regular criticism voiced against bitcoins by major financial institutions, the day on which Wall Street crypto trading will become reality will inevitably come. This opinion was expressed by the head of the blocking start-up Clovyr and former top manager JPMorgan Amber Baldet.