Episode 20200507

"Mining news and Libra's first CEO" May 7th, 2020


May 7th, 2020

2 mins 34 secs

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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.

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