Chris Lee, OKEx CEO, has suddenly announced his decision to leave the company. The businessman hasn’t disclosed his reasons, but his spokesman has stated that he has personal motives and desire to "start a new life" and spend time with his family.
He will probably soon return to the Blockchain community. The future CEO is still unknown.
Ripple - a real-time payment system, a currency exchange and a network for money transfers - is launching Xpring, an investment initiative. Its goal is to help entrepreneurs, in exchange for using Ripple’s own digital tools - XRP and XRP Ledger .
Ethan Beard, the former director of the Facebook Developer Network, is going to run this project.
A “Bankers’ protest” against Bitcoin took place in New York. Its participants gathered in front of the Hilton Midtown, where Consensus 2018, the largest blockchain conference, is taking place.
Actually, the event was organized by the crypto supporters, who wanted to tell ironically about the possible consequences of modern technologies, based on Blockchain.
The CME Group, the largest exchange operator, in cooperation with Crypto Facilities, a London company, have launched Ethereum’s publiс indexes.
Ether Reference Rate and Real Time Index will reflect the reference price for Ethereum in dollars, as well as the price based on operations on Kraken and Bitstamp in real time.
A special committee has been formed to monitor the new indexes, review standards, methodology and practices to protect the integrity of reference supplies.