TOP CRYPTO NEWS — April 26, 2018
1. The 17 Millionth Bitcoin Is About to Be Mined
Bitcoin’s limited supply is about to get a bit more limited. Barring an unforeseen event, the 17 millionth bitcoin is likely to be mined in the coming day, data from Blockchain.info show, a development that would mark yet another milestone for the world’s first cryptocurrency. That’s because as per bitcoin’s current rules, only 21 million bitcoins can ever be created. Now only 4 more million Bitcoins left to be generated. Read more at CoinDesk.
2. Chilean Court Orders Banks to Re-Open Cryptocurrency Exchange Accounts
Chile’s anti-monopoly court recently ordered two major Chilean banks to re-open the accounts of one of the country’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Buda. Buda’s lawsuit continues against 10 Chilean banks, including the two ordered to re-open its accounts. The exchange sued the banks after its accounts were closed in a move it dubbed “arbitrary” and “unjustified.” Read more at CCN.
3. Mt. Gox moves 16,000 BTC and 16,000 BCH coins out of its wallets
You can expect some serious volatility in the cryptocurrency market over the next few days if history is any indication. Mt. Gox, one of the most controversial exchange platform which was declared bankrupt and which went down in 2014, along with 850,000 of its user's Bitcoin — has moved another huge batch of its remaining funds to consolidated wallets. Mt. Gox has moved 16000 BTC from its cold wallet addresses today. The wallet has moved 2000 BTC eight times today and has been moved to various accounts. Read more at TheNextWeb.