AMA: what make organix different
The first AMA of Organix protocol is coming! TokenPocket CMO & Organix market consultant Marcus will join Organix‘s Telegram group to answer users' questions about Organix. 5 lucky audiences will receive 50 OGX each. Starts on AUG 15th, 2020, 1 A.M (SGT) Join it on https://t.me/OrganixProtocol Organix is a decentralised synthetic asset issuance and trading protocol based on EOS, whose aim is to improve the liquidity and variety of assets on EOS. Meanwhile, the excellent performance of EOSIO is able to bring great trading experience for Organix.
Bitcoin network's hashrate is126.20EH/s，mining difficulty is16.95T
According to data from BTC.com，bitcoin network's hashrate is126.20EH/s，mining difficulty is16.95T. Next Difficulty Estimated：(+2.65%)17.40T Date to Next Difficulty：9Days16Hours Unconfirmed Txs：14,943
EOS Mainnet's vote ratio is 59.62%, REX Lent is 58.51%
According to data from eospark.com, EOS Mainnet's vote ratio is 59.62%, REX Lent is 58.51%. More EOS mainnet summary are as follow： EOS Price ：$ 3.13USD Cap Rank ：No.13 Accounts ：2,016,904 Tokens ：5,497 Total Supply：1,021,880,612.3753 Ram Status ：40.25% 76.1/189.1GB
Ethereum network's hashrate is 197,447.63 GH/s，mining difficulty is 2,624.13T
According to data from eth.btc.com，ethereum network's hashrate is197,447.63 GH/s，mining difficulty is2,624.13T. ETH's price ：$ 423.67 Avg Gas Price：299.00Gwei Pending Txs ：163261
IOST Releases the next NFT Giveaway Event- DeFi Theme
IOST launches the next NFT giveaway event in their year-long series of NFT giveaway to the fans. 1000 fans all around the world will each receive an NFT badge “iDeFi” through completing simple Twitter tasks. Join now till 30 August 2020. Link: https://medium.com/iost/iost-nft-3rd-event-get-your-idefi-nft-badge-now-1867b861b2e4
Japan’s Top HR Firm Is Working on a Blockchain-Based Recruitment App
Persol Group, one of the largest human resource companies in Japan, has partnered with major Japanese IT and electronics company, NEC Corporation, to build a new blockchain-powered recruiting platform. Persol Group is one of the largest staffing companies in the country, with 32,000 employees and a market cap of $5.7 billion as of 2017. According to the announcement, the two companies have begun working on a Proof-of-Concept to test a direct recruiting service that utilizes blockchain technology to securely manage personal data, prevent falsification of information, and ensure authenticity. This new platform is expected to target the shortage of IT human resources in Japan. Citing data from Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, the companies’ reps noted that the skill gap could account for 800,000 people by 2020.
Helen Partz 23:15
Organix Public Sale Starts at 8 PM, August 15th, 2020 (SGT)
Organix Protocol, the EOS-based decentralized synthetic asset issuance and trading platform, will officially start the public sale of 20,000,000 OGX, 20% of the total issuance, on the official website at 8 PM, August 15th (SGT). Public Sale Rules 1. Accepted Tokens EOS: A total of 15,000,000 OGX can be swap by EOS TPT: A total of 5,000,000 OGX can be swap by TPT The total amount of OGX that can be swapped with EOS accounting for 75% and the amount for TPT is accounting for 25%. 2. Exchange ratio 1 EOS = 70.6697 OGX 1 TPT = 0.03958 OGX 1OGX = 0.0433 USDT The value of EOS and TPT is based on the closing price of CoinMarketcap on August 12. 3. Swap Quota EOS swap: Each EOS account can swap up to 5,000 EOS each time, without a cap on the times. After swapping, the user will receive the corresponding value of OGX immediately. TPT swap: The user will need to swap at least 500,000 TPT and send them into the transfer contract. When the swapping is over, if the value of TPT in the contract exceeds the total amount of OGX that can be swapped with TPT, the amount of OGX that the user will receive depends on the percentage of the TPT the user transferred among the total TPT. The exceeding part of TPT will be returned to the original address. 4. When are we able to transfer Subject to contract restrictions, the OGX gained by users through swap will not be able to be traded for a while. It is expected that the OGX transfer function will be available on August 19. After the public swap starts, users can log in to the Organix official website through any EOS wallets. Please contact the official customer service (firstname.lastname@example.org) for consultation if you need help. Currently, Organix is conducting the first round of community airdrop giveaways to reward early participants.
Organix Protocol 21:29
EOS Mainnet's vote ratio is 59.63%, REX Lent is 58.94%
According to data from eospark.com, EOS Mainnet's vote ratio is 59.63%, REX Lent is 58.94%. More EOS mainnet summary are as follow： EOS Price ：$ 2.97USD Cap Rank ：No.13 Accounts ：2,015,905 Tokens ：5,497 Total Supply：1,021,852,661.1089 Ram Status ：40.28% 76.1/189.0GB
Bitcoin network's hashrate is126.73EH/s，mining difficulty is16.95T
According to data from BTC.com，bitcoin network's hashrate is126.73EH/s，mining difficulty is16.95T. Next Difficulty Estimated：(+2.29%)17.34T Date to Next Difficulty：10Days16Hours Unconfirmed Txs：18,145
Ethereum network's hashrate is 193,790.91 GH/s，mining difficulty is 2,584.28T
According to data from eth.btc.com，ethereum network's hashrate is193,790.91 GH/s，mining difficulty is2,584.28T. ETH's price ：$ 385.87 Avg Gas Price：337.00Gwei Pending Txs ：144945
Invest 3% in Bitcoin to Avoid COVID-19 Lockdown Devaluation — BitGo CEO
Coronavirus lockdowns will force people out of fiat currency and into gold and Bitcoin (BTC), the CEO of cryptocurrency asset manager BitGo has warned. In a series of tweets on Aug. 12, Mike Belshe strongly urged investors to divert a minimum of 3% of their portfolio into Bitcoin. As multiple jurisdictions around the world reenter compulsory lockdown conditions, Belshe said that in the United States, the government had made a prison for itself using the policy.
William Suberg 23:35
Grayscale Bitcoin Trust Saw Surge in Investor Interest After March
The Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, an investment tool that aims to provide an indirect exposure to Bitcoin (BTC) for investors in traditional markets, reported a significant increase in how many shares it issued between Q2 and Q1 of 2020. According to an Aug. 7 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the trust issued more than 87 million shares in Q2 2020, compared to the total of 133 million shares issued for all of 2020. The trust issued almost 90% more shares in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the first. This also represents more than a six-fold increase compared to the first half of 2019, when only 23 million shares were issued.
Andrey Shevchenko 23:33
Cointelegraph Launches Newsletter for Professional Investors
Every 1st and 15th, Cointelegraph Consulting provides the latest inside scoop on cryptocurrency price action and rationale in its Market Insights newsletter. Here’s a preview of one of this month’s editions. Crypto asset prices have flown upward in recent weeks, with various altcoins posting gains reminiscent of the great 2017 digital asset bubble. Assets such as Chainlink (LINK) and Band Protocol (BAND) have tallied triple digits percentage gains. Bitcoin (BTC), the industry’s pioneer asset, has also shown significant upside action. The asset travelled up slightly past $12,000 on Aug. 2 before subsequently falling more than $1,000 in the same 24-hour period. Aug. 10 saw BTC return to the $12,000 level, again facing rejection, sustaining a subsequent drop of several hundred dollars. Overall sentiment in the crypto investing and trading realm, however, remains high.
Cointelegraph Consulting 23:31
Crypto-Friendly British App Revolut Reportedly Tripled Losses in 2019
Revolut, a crypto-friendly trading app and one of the biggest fintechs in Europe, reportedly tripled its losses in 2019 despite growth in revenue and new customers. The London-based company reportedly posted a total loss of more than 106 million British pounds ($139 million), up from about 33 million pounds ($43 million) in 2018. Nik Storonsky, founder and CEO at Revolut, outlined that the massive losses in 2019 came despite a significant surge in customers, CNBC reports Aug. 11. “We increased daily active customers by 231% and the number of paying customers grew by 139%,” Storonsky noted.
Helen Partz 23:28
Venezuela May Soon Be Collecting Taxes in Crypto
The Bolivarian Council of Mayors in Venezuela signed the so-called "National Tax Harmonization Agreement" for 305 municipalities in the country, including the Petro (PTR) as a means to collect payments of taxes and sanctions. The cryptocurrency is becoming increasingly widely used as the result of a new campaign. According to the government, the vice president of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez, will be in charge of implementing a single registry of taxpayers through a digital consultation tool.
Felipe Erazo 23:26
Blockchain Firm Says Banks Need DLT to Manage Identities Better
Blockchain firm HashCash Consultants claims that banks are "chief arbiters" of people's identities, and need blockchain technology to do it better. According to an Aug. 11 announcement, “accurate identification of an individual is central to banking activities which makes them the chief arbiter of people's identities.” Still, the current system is not without its issues: “The existing manual processes make identification time-consuming and susceptible to errors. HashCash aims to streamline the process by helping the partner bank create digital identities for the customers over a decentralized network, where the customer data will be recorded on an immutable ledger, eliminating any chance of identity theft and forgery.”
Adrian Zmudzinski 23:21
Crypto Porn Startup Says Its New Governance System Is Better Than DAOs
Cryptocurrency pornography startup PornVisory is moving to a decentralized governance structure based on the (decentralized flexible organization) DFO standard. According to PornVisory, DFO governance will enable token holders to propose changes and vote on governance aspects that will be subject to community voting. Platform users will need to stack the platform’s PVY Ethereum-based tokens to access the governance system. The announcement comes shortly before the first airdrop of the firm’s PVY token scheduled for the end of the month.
Adrian Zmudzinski 23:19
3 Reasons Why MicroStrategy Adopted Bitcoin — And Why Others Will Too
MicroStrategy has adopted Bitcoin (BTC) as its reserve currency — and stunned commentators by purchasing over 21,000 BTC on Aug. 11. The world’s largest publicly-traded business intelligence company has swapped fiat for Bitcoin as its treasury reserve asset, but the reasons behind it suggest that more big businesses will have no choice but to do the same. Why did MicroStrategy choose Bitcoin, and will others follow?
William Suberg 23:17
100,000 Join Cointelegraph’s Blockchain Week Event in China
Around 100,000 people in total attended the 2020 Great Bay Area International Blockchain Week, hosted by Cointelegraph China and Cointelegraph in Shenzhen's Great Bay district in the first week of August. Guests were divided between those who participated online and offline, according to Cointelegraph China’s report. The conference focused on investment, industry, public chain, trading platforms, mining and other fields. There were 11 round table forums, 26 keynote speeches, and more than 100 top guests sharing industry insights. Attendees were provided with cutting edge, real time Chinese and English AI translation. The report noted: “The event has reached hundreds of thousands of people on five continents.”
Ting Peng 23:14
Indian State of Telangana Is Interested in Using Blockchain for E-Voting
The Southern Indian state of Telangana may soon develop and test a blockchain-based electronic voting system to facilitate remote voting. Speaking at a webinar conducted by the Election Commission of India and Tamil Nadu E-Governance Agency, the Principal Secretary of Information Technology Jayesh Ranjan suggested that the state may initially experiment with blockchain e-voting on a small scale and later widen the implementation. Members of the Election Commission of India, Ministry of Electronics and IT, India’s citizen engagement platform MyGov and blockchain industry leaders were also a part of the webinar.
Mohammad Musharraf 23:12