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Daily News Headlines | Latest Crypto News (6th July) | Cryptoknowmics

Here are the top 5 crypto news for the day!

Let’s dive into the news headlines one by one and see how they’ll be affecting the crypto space as we know it, in the coming days.

Ethereum’s London Hard Fork to Be Implemented in August

 

Anthony Sassano, the founder of Ethereum(ETH) information aggregator EthHub, tweeted that he expects the mainnet date for the London hard fork upgrade to be discussed at this week’s meeting of core contributors. He also speculated that the update could be implemented by August 4, although it could be pushed for a week or two owing to various factors.

Barclays Stops Binance Payments to Protect their Clients’ Money

 

UK bank Barclays has informed its clients that they are stopped from sending payments to cryptocurrency exchange Binance to “protect their money.” The action follows a crackdown on Binance by the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority.

Hodlnaut Announces Support for Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC)

 

Singapore-based fintech firm Hodlnaut has announced the addition of Wrapped Bitcoin(WBTC) to its list of supported assets. As a result of the integration, users on Hodlnaut can now earn interest rates of 6.0% APR/ 6.2% APY on their WBTC holdings.

Bitcoin.org Struck by DDoS Attack, BTC Ransom Demanded

 

The Bitcoin.org website was hit by a distributed denial-of-service(DDoS) attack on Tuesday. According to the site’s pseudonymous owner Cobra, Bitcoin.org was struck by an “overwhelming attack” that was followed by a ransom demand to restore its services to normal.

Ukrainian E-Bank Intends to Launch Bitcoin Trading in July

 

Monobank, a Ukrainian online banking application, has completed a trial integration with a cryptocurrency trading platform, according to Monobank co-founder Oleg Gorokhovsky. According to the CEO, the new connection would allow Monobank customers to trade Bitcoin using a debit card.