Episode 20200426

"Blockchain and crypto post Covid-19" April 26th, 2020

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April 26th, 2020

2 mins 27 secs

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Today's blockchain and cryptocurrency headlines

Bitcoin is up 1% 7,650
Ethereum is up 1% at $196
and XRP is up slightly at 19 cents

Top gainers in the last 24 hours:
Hive up 81%
Digibyte up 25%
and Kyber Network up 24%

The Dole food company released a 5 year blockchain plan for stronger food safety aiming to advance traceability solutions.

BoostVC the crypto-friendly silicon Valley-based startup accelerator has closed a new $40 million fund.

Crypto-friendly New York based bank Signature Bank saw their net income decline by 30% in the first quarter of 2020.

Bank of International Settlements official Benoît Cœuré says the recent crisis puts central bank digital currency into even sharper focus.

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