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%
- Daily transaction fees on Ethereum hit $564,000 amid network congestion on Thursday - The Block
- New York regulator asks crypto firms to submit their coronavirus preparedness plans - The Block
- Coinbase rolls out Bitcoin batching, says users could save over 50% on transaction fees - The Block
- $100M+ in Margin Calls: Crypto Lenders Demand Collateral as Market Buckles - CoinDesk