Episode 20200314

"Tests, plans, and stress tests" March 14, 2020


March 14th, 2020

2 mins 40 secs

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Today's blockchain and cryptocurrency news

Bitcoin is down 2% at 5,480
Ethereum is down 1% at $129
XRP has slipped below Tether/USDT in reported market-cap.
XRP is down 2% at 15 cents

Top gainers in the last 24 hours:
Hedra Hashgraph up 27%
Mixin up 20%
Centrality up 15%

Coinbase is releasing a Bitcoin batching system that they say could save users over 50% on transaction fees.

New York regulators asked the 18 licensed crypto firms to submit coronavirus preparedness plans.

Daily transaction fees on the Ethereum network topped half a million in the traffic jam on thursday.

Crypto-backed loans were put to the stress test this week as bitcoin dropped about 40%

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