Today's blockchain and cryptocurrency news:
Bitcoin is up half a percent at $5,723
XRP is down 1% at 29 cents
and Ethereum is down 2.5% at $160
Top gainers in the last 24 hours:
LBRY credits, up 18%
Digix DAO, up 18%
Particl, up 18%
Microsoft is teaming up with JP Morgan— making JP Morgan’s Quorum available on Microsoft's Azure blockchain service.
Belarus-based currency . com — a tokenized securities exchange — has announced that it is coming out of beta mode.
Christian Catalini, the prominent MIT crypto economist is on leave from MIT and working at Facebook.