The price of bitcoin continues to grow

According to the portal CoinMarketCap, which calculates the average price of more than 20 exchanges, as of 8.57 Moscow time, bitcoin went up by 2.24%, to 6.56 thousand dollars. At the largest on the volume of trading in the Crypto-currency exchange Binance, bitcoin grew in price by 2.9% – to 6.57 thousand dollars.

Other crypto-currencies also rise in price: Ethereum – by 16.34%, to 220.32 dollars, Ripple – by 4.24%, to 0.283 dollars, Bitcoin Cash – by 7.52%, to 470.34 dollars. According to CoinMarketCap, the market capitalization of the Crypto-currency is currently 204.17 billion dollars. Bitcoin accounts for approximately 55.5% of the entire market of crypto-currencies.

Experts believe that the mark of 6.5 thousand dollars may be for bitcoin determining. “If the price can recover above 6.5 thousand dollars, then it will be possible to expect further growth.” If it falls, then it is possible to withdraw to $ 5,000, “Tugush Blockchain Capital PR-director Timofey Fortunatov commented to RIA Novosti.

The expert recalled that the first half of this week for bitcoin was relatively quiet. “Bitcoin has gone into a sideways trend, and all that remains to users is to guess whether bitcoin will continue to play or not.” At the moment, the market can be seen intercepting the initiative by buyers. “However, not everything is so simple, and a number of ambiguous aspects of the crypto industry “, Fortunatov added.


Blokchein will allow to pass to the Internet of new generation, the expert considers

MOSCOW, August 28 (Itar-Tass) – RIA Novosti. The technology of blocking will allow the world to move on to the next, new generation of the Internet, whose functions will partially pass to robots, says founder and CEO of the Waves block-platform and the Vostok project Alexander Ivanov.

Blockchain technology makes it possible to organize a decentralized registry or database, the information in which is stored not on a single server, but on a variety of different computers. According to this technology, in particular, there is a database where information about bitcoin operations is stored. According to some experts, the technology allows to seriously optimize the costs of business and the state. In particular, it helps to conduct online payments, promptly confirm the relevance of the customer or transaction data, register transactions and maintain their registry.

According to Ivanov, at present the technologies of “big data”, artificial intelligence, the Internet and many others are at a stage when they begin to interact with each other and unite into new technologies that “can change the world.”

“From my point of view, this is the element that binds everything, allows all these elements to interact and give each other the opportunity to create a new picture of the world,” he explained, speaking at the conference “Digital Economy: Prospects realization in Russia “at the Strelka Institute.“Blocking will allow us to move on to the next generation of the Internet.We now live in a generation 2.0 that started about 15 years ago and does not end.The next generation Internet will be more decentralized, more stable, the Internet in which robots will perform some functions and will be able to coexist with people, and without blocking technology this transition is simply impossible … Blocking is just the driver of the changes that will occur, “concluded Waves CEO.

Waves is a global, decentralized, block-based platform that focuses on operations with user tokens. It was launched in 2016. The company creates a block-ecosystem for users, developers and businesses.