Crypto News Today: Ripple [XRP], Ethereum [ETH], Tron [TRX], NEO [NEO], Bitcoin [BTC], Cardano [ADA]
Ethereum [ETH] News
Opera has taken another step to make your cryptocurrency trading experience smoother, with its beta browser for Android offering an in-built Crypto Wallet. The upcoming version is also going to to support Ethereum Web 3.0, and the wallet will automatically add tokens and collectibles.
“We think that with a built-in crypto wallet, the browser has the potential to renew and extend its important role as a tool to access information, make transactions online and manage users’ online identity in a way that gives them more control [… Ethereum] has the largest community of developers building Dapps and has gathered a lot of momentum behind it […] This is our first step towards making cryptocurrencies and Web 3.0 mainstream”. –Opera Crypto
Ripple [XRP] News
Ripple has roped in Kahina Van Dyke, who previously handled financial services and payments partnerships at Facebook. In another development, XRP has surpassed 40 million transactions, according to Ripple's website.
Cardano [ADA] News
The CEO of blockchain firm IOHK (and one-time CEO of Ethereum), Hoskinson was seeking to send a message about a new research paper, one he believes proved that the company's novel twist on how blockchains come to consensus, called Ouroboros, had addressed long-standing concerns about whether the model can sufficiently secure investor funds.
Tron [TRX] News
Tron continues to build momentum on its token migration, with a growing number of exchanges completing the process. Binance, Max Exchange, CoinEgg, Coinnest and Bitfinex say they have all completed the process of transferring their customers’ Ethereum-based Tron tokens onto the new Tron network.
NEO [NEO] News
The team at NEO says it will create a new high-scalability platform to attract large-scale enterprises. It will feature dynamic sharding, expanded APIs for smart contracts, and optimized economic and pricing models including divisible units.
Bitcoin [BTC] News
Twice as many Canadians own Bitcoin now compared with a year ago, with 85 percent of the respondents well aware of what Bitcoin is, a recent survey by Canada’s central bank showed.