Developer of Zap Wallet Jack Mullers announced the beginning of open beta testing of Strike. With its help users will be able to make payments in bitcoin through direct bank transfers.
On June 30, the price correlation of the first cryptocurrency with the "barometer of the American economy" S&P 500 index reached a historic high of 66.2% after several months of growth.
Canadian mining company Hut 8 attracted $8.3 million of investments by selling its 6% stake. The result exceeded the original financial target by US$800,000, CoinDesk reports.