Bitcoin and cryptocurrency round-up 12 July 2018

Andrew Munro 12 July 2018 NEWS

What's happening in cryptocurrency?

Read about mobile madness, DIRT, crypto smurfs, OMG BTC Markets, India's continuing crypto drama and XRP's price analysis.



1. You gotta hand it to them

HTC is gambling on being the first company to create the world's second blockchain smartphone.

Opera has opened up beta testing for its Ethereum-friendly mobile browser.

2. Even the most beautiful flower has to grow from dirt

Unless it's one of those fancy hydroponic jobs – or plastic.

Still, there's hard truths and beauty in DIRT.

3. Smurfs on the blockchain

It's perhaps to be expected. After all, crypto is only for crooks and money launderers.

Unfortunately for them, their clients keep paying in that fiat stuff.

4. OmiseGo (pronounced "oh my god") comes to BTC Markets

It's a year after the airdrop, but that doesn't mean it's too late.

Of course that's assuming you were in the right place at the right time a year ago.

5. India's relationship status with cryptocurrency: It's complicated

With so many people slinking around and two-timing with crypto behind the RBI's back, it was bound to get jealous.

New rule: Digital commodities only.


Disclosure: At the time of writing, the author holds ETH, IOTA, ICX, VET, XLM, BTC and XRB,

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