TRON to acquire BitTorrent, Central Bank of England digital currency and more

In this cryptocurrency news roundup, we first look at news from the TRON stables. Founder Justin Sun is reportedly in talks to acquire BitTorrent, operator of popular uTorrent client. Will the torrent client’s acquisition bolster TRON’s capabilities? TRX has also been added to Apple’s official stock market app, bringing more credibility to the cryptocurrency project. Moving to England, the governor of its central bank Mark Carney has said that it is open to the idea of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). Also, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), UK’s financial watchdog is reportedly investigating cryptocurrency businesses to make sure there are no signs of market manipulation. Hollywood’s love affair with cryptocurrency continues with actor Ashton Kutcher $4 million worth of XRP to popular talk show host Ellen Degeneres’ Wildlife Charity. Lastly, we look at Augur (REP) which is facing a $152 million civil lawsuit.

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