Today's blockchain and cryptocurrency news
Bitcoin is up 0.5% at 9,302
Ethereum is down 1.5% at $204
and XRP is down 3% at 21 cents
Top gainers in the last 24 hours:
Hyperion up 20%
0x up 19%
and Status up 19%
VBit picked up 1.1 million in a fund raise to open a new 200mw bitcoin mining facility in Canada.
Ukraine’s state-owned nuclear energy subsidiary Energoatom has been advised to mine crypto with their nuclear power plants.
The New York Department of Financial Services has granted ErisX a bitlicense—the first of the year.
The Libra association has named their first CEO: Former HSBC Chief Legal officer Stuart Levey.
- DFS Grants Virtual Currency and Money Transmitter Licenses to Eris Clearing, LLC | Department of Financial Services
- Libra Association names HSBC chief legal officer Stuart Levey as CEO - The Block
- Bitcoin mining firm VBit raises $1.1 million to open a new facility in Canada - The Block
- Ukraine Considers Using Nuclear Plants for Cryptocurrency Mining