Bitcoin fell bellow 2100$

The most of the popular cryptocurrencies are losing their prices
15 July 2017   2294
Blockchain

Distributed database that is used to maintain a continuously growing list of records, called blocks.

On the night of Saturday, July 15, the price of the first cryptocurrency fell below $ 2100, continuing the general downward trend for several weeks already.

According to Coinmarketcap, at 04:00 UTC the weighted average bitcoin rate was $ 2,099.03. On a number of exchanges, even lower thresholds were fixed: $ 2,069 for Bitstamp, $ 2053 for Bitfinex, $ 2050 for BTC-e.

Thus, over the past 24h, bitcoin has lost more than 12% in value, while the last time at such levels it was traded at the end of May.

Bitcoin Charts
Bitcoin Charts

The decrease in the price of the first cryptocurrency is taking place against the background of the approaching key dates on July 31 and August 1. The continuing uncertainty regarding the scaling up of the network. Some analysts warn of a high probability of further depreciation, calling the possible support level of $ 1,900.

Bitcoin

First decentralized peer-to-peer payment network.

At the time of publication, the weighted average bitcoin rate was $ 2069 with a capitalization of $ 34.037 billion.

It should also be noted that, following bitcoin, most other cryptocurrencies are losing their prices too.

Top cryptocurrencies rates
Top cryptocurrencies rates

As you can see on the charts, also all of the popular cryptocurrencies lost more than 10%, and IOTA lost almost 25%.

 

Change.org to Mine for Charity

According to the calculations, if 10k computers will run the minning screensaver for 12 hours a day, the charity fund will receive $10k monthly
18 July 2018   99

Social platform for petitions Change.org announced the launch of a screensaver that mines Monero on users' computers. All tokens will be transferred to the charity fund of Change.org. This is reported by Coindesk.

This initiative was launched in partnership with the marketing agency Tracelocke Brazil.

Representatives of Change.org report that the screensaver will consume resources only when users do not use the computer. According to their calculations, if 10 thousand computers will run the screensaver for 12 hours a day, the charity fund will be transferred $ 10 thousand monthly.

At the moment the program is available only for Windows users and the platform did not report on the release plans for the version for macOS.

Note that at the end of April, a similar action was launched by the Australian unit of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund; (UNICEF). The website "Page of Hope" mines Monero cryptocurrency.