LBRY Credits to perform a Hard Fork

LBRY announced a Hard Fork HF1807 to take place on July 9 to extend claim expiration
11 June 2018   641

LBRY is preparing for a Hard Fork set on July 9. The codename is HF1807. The fork is going to prolong the validity of the claims: currently claims expire in 1.5 years, but after the fork the validity period will be 10 years. Moreover, existing and not expired claims will be extended automatically.

The fork will take effect at block 400155. Users running a full node or a mining pool need to upgrade to the latest version of lbycrd, i.e. version 0.12.2.0 and higher. The fork details can be found here. LBRY is a free, open and community-run digital marketplace with content ranging from Hollywood films to college lessons and streaming.

At the moment of publication, LBRY market parameters are as follows:

Average price 0.140452 USD
Market cap 23,489,360 USD
Volume (24H) 407,861 USD

Binance to Launch Crypto-Fiat Exchange at Jersey

The new exchange will feature BTC / GBP, ETH / GBP, BTC / EUR and ETH / EUR trading pairs
16 January 2019   72

Binance has opened a branch at Jersey island, targeting Europe and the UK. Its clients will be able to trade Bitcoin and Ethereum for the euro and the British pound. 

The new exchange will feature BTC / GBP, ETH / GBP, BTC / EUR and ETH / EUR trading pairs. To start trading, users must undergo KYC verification.

According to Binance CFO Ju Wei, bidding cryptocurrencies for fiat money will provide Europeans with new opportunities in the face of uncertainty with Brexit affecting the euro and the pound.

Wei also stressed that a strong legal framework makes Jersey one of the leaders in the development of blockchain technology.