Today's blockchain and crypto news
Bitcoin is up 1% at $8,417
XRP is down slightly at at 22 cents
and Ethereum is even at $161
Top gainers in the last 24 hours:
Content Value Network up 55%
Melon up 44%
and Centrality up 28%
Japanese lawmakers are working on a proposal to issue digital currency.
Senators from Hawaii have filed a bill that would allow banks to offer crypto custodial services
Ripple is in the news for a Q4 report that saw their sales decline by 80% in Q4.