Today's blockchain and cryptocurrency headlines
Bitcoin is up slightly at $9,617
Ethereum is up 2% at $242
and XRP is up .05% at 20 cents
Top gainers in the last 24 hours:
HedgeTrade up 32%
Loopring up 15%
US Securities and Exchange Commissioner Hester Peirce has been nominated for another term by the White House
Coinbase has cut rewards for holding the USDC stable coin by 90%.
Coincheck, the Japanese exchange has fallen victim to a data breach.
The OOC, a nonprofit working on offshore energy, has found a blockchain management system that reduces costs and time for transporting wastewater.