Monday, March 30, 2020

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NASA wants a data scientist with knowledge in crypto and blockchain

NASA is looking for a data scientist who is well versed in blockchain and cryptocurrencies according to their recent job posting on LinkedIn. The American space agency has been looking into different use cases of blockchain to enable secure and private communication with air traffic services.

Facebook breaks down fiat currency contribution to Libra 

A myriad of fiat currencies will back Libra, Facebook’s stablecoin, with USD influencing 50% of its price. Facebook explained the breakdown of the other half in a letter to a German legislator, Fabio De Masi. Euro, Yen, British Pound, and the Singapore Dollar will contribute to Libra’s price in the ratio of 18:14:11:7, respectively. 

Scam masked under Elon Musk’s name 

Bitcoin Profit is a scam using Elon Musk’s picture and promising over 4000% returns to lure investors. The scam above has used names of Richard Branson and Bill Gates to offer authenticity to their advertisements.

Armenian IT firm caught for illegally mining cryptocurrency

The Armenian National Security Service (NSS) busted an IT firm that was illegally consuming energy to mine cryptocurrency. Over 1.5 million kWh, valued at $153,387, was used unlawfully for 18 months.

Etherdelta hackers indicted

The United States attorney’s office indicted Etherdelta hackers, Elliot Gunton, and Anthony Nashatka for stealing private keys and cryp[to addresses. Conspiracy to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft are among their five indictments.

Bakkt’s futures trading launched

Bakkt’s future trading went live with the first futures trade completed for $10,115. Current trade volume on Bakkt is 28.

 

Bitcoin Price

Current Bitcoin Price – $9,942.83

Yesterday, Bitcoin opened at a price of $10,024.12. The fluctuations drove it to the lowest value of $9,922.53 and the highest value of $10,074.44 in 24 hours. Bitcoin closed at $10,070.39 and saw an increase of 0.46% throughout the day. The crypto coin is still below its all-time high value of $20,089.00 by 49.85%.

 

Ethereum Price

Current Ethereum Price – $209.86

Yesterday, Ethereum opened at $215.49. The fluctuations drove it to the lowest value of $207.64 and the highest value of $216.09 in 24 hours. Ethereum closed at $211.55 and saw a decrease of 1.83% throughout the day.

The crypto coin is still below its all-time high value of $1,432.88 by 84.91%.

 

Ripple Price

Current Ripple Price – $0.274816    

Yesterday, Ripple opened at $0.289460. The fluctuations drove it to the lowest value of $0.274316 and the highest value of $0.289673 in 24 hours. Ripple closed at $0.278931 and saw a decrease of 3.64% throughout the day.

The crypto coin is still below its all-time high value of $3.84 by 92.45%.

 

Litecoin Price

Current Litecoin Price – $73.07    

Yesterday, Litecoin opened at $73.51. The fluctuations drove it to the lowest value of $71.80 and the highest value of $73.55 in 24 hours. Litecoin closed at $72.62 and saw a decrease of 1.21% throughout the day.

The crypto coin is still below its all-time high value of $375.29 by 80.4%.

 

Cardano Price

Current Cardano Price – $0.048711

Yesterday, Cardano opened at $0.051894. The fluctuations drove it to the lowest value of $0.047857 and the highest value of $0.051954 in 24 hours. Cardano closed at $0.049111 and saw a decrease of 5.36% throughout the day.

The crypto coin is still below its all-time high value of $1.33 by 96.09%.

 

Bitcoin Market Cap

The day ended with $178,500,281,908 for the Bitcoin Market Cap.

 Ethereum Market cap

The day ended with $22,635,281,505 for the Ethereum Market Cap.

 Ripple Market cap

The day ended with $11,832,226,582 for the Ripple Market Cap.

 Litecoin Market cap

The day ended with $4,626,706,483 for the Litecoin Market Cap.

Cardano Market cap

The day ended with $1,262,940,837 for the Cardano Market Cap.

 

Bitcoin Trading Volume

The 24-hour trading volume of Bitcoin – $12,690,702,011    

Ethereum Trading Volume

The 24-hour trading volume of Ethereum – $7,053,071,032    

Ripple Trading Volume

The 24-hour trading volume of Ripple – $1,101,898,400    

Litecoin Trading Volume

The 24-hour trading volume of Litecoin – $2,600,474,499    

Cardano Trading Volume

The 24-hour trading volume of Cardano – $67,084,836    

Whale alerts

Crypto enthusiasts beware of these whales

  1. 4,923 BTC ($50,210,372) transferred from an Unknown wallet to another Unknown wallet. Transaction ID: 0da5ca0eb5cf315e8866c21a954e967ecb79f06e43e6b851c838fdd6b27fb018
  2. 311,819,700 XLM ($22,905,868) transferred from Binance to an Unknown wallet. Transaction ID: 12f77a36a34803aa44374bdcb1ed5a25765a76f91ead245551477f7fcba35c3c
  3. 6,000,888 EOS ($22,591,794) transferred from Binance to an Unknown wallet. Transaction ID: 789447d0c500e1aff4e2ec4156e6692a84572ea59ef982029e51161a55425d44

 

Crypto controversy

Why is Business Insider posting a video of Gary Shilling’s opinion on Bitcoin from January 2019? 

 

What to expect today?

Bitcoin is facing strong resistance at $10,000. Will the bears force BTC to test the $9,600 support levels or will the bulls help push it towards $10,400.

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The article does not offer any investment advice. User discretion is advised when investing in or trading with cryptocurrency. Extensive and diligent research should be carried out by the reader before making a decision.

Paul Rea
Paul Rea
Paul is a graduate from the Queensland University of Technology and has a demonstrated history of working in the computer and network security industry. Apart from being a dedicated author, Paul also has an interest in graphic designing.

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