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24H News Roundup Nov 8: Zcash Releases v2.1.0 And Adds New Mechanism For DoS Mitigation

17:57 Friday , November 08th 2019
[Policy]
1. The Bank of Russia affirms that it does not support 'private money' of any kind - specifically talking about cryptocurrencies;
2. France's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday (Nov 8) there could be progress in 2020 on the feasibility of a digital currency backed by the European Central Bank (ECB), but acknowledged the plan was for the long term and faced challenges;
3. EU Is working on ECB digital currency with the possible progress in 2020.
[Cryptocurrency]
1. Zcash releases v2.1.0 and adds a new mechanism for DoS mitigation;
2. Ethereum developing team needs another two weeks for ETH 2.0 Testnet.
[Exchange & Wallet]
1. Binance released an announcement, revealing the launch of the Binance Futures Market Maker Program.
[Others]
1. Former PBoC governor ZHOU Xiaochuan says that PBoC's digital currency will focus on China, especially in areas such as wholesale between the banking industry and the third-party payment industry;
2. According to CAI Yige, manager of Tencent's blockchain business, Tencent Virtual Bank has got its license from the Hong Kong Regulator;
3. According to LI Ming, a staff of MIIT, China is building the Standard Technical Committee for National Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers to stimulate the development of the blockchain industry in China;
4. Georgia becomes the third largest Bitcoin mining country globally;
5. Alipay, Alibaba's mobile payment App, has launched a blockchain-based tool - Quezao, aiming to provide one-stop self services including the creation, collection and verification of digital proofs for its clients.