Alabama Senator Blocks Crypto Bill Amendment – August 10

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Current Bitcoin Price$45,396

Bitcoin price continues to hold strong around the $45,000 mark, after briefly testing the $46,000 range overnight.

Top-20 altcoins are performing well, as Cardano gains 7%, Internet computer rises 8% and Ethereum remains unchanged over the last 24 hours.

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👉 Alabama Senator Blocks Crypto Bill Amendment 

Alabama senator Richard Shelby has blocked a bipartisan amendment to the Infrastructure Bill, after failing his attempt to tag-on a boost to military spending.

The amendment – which would have rectified ambiguity in the cryptocurrency tax-related section of the bill – may have been the last viable chance to edit the bill before the original is put forward for a vote.

👉 Indian Exchange CoinDCX Valued At $1.1B After Series C Funding

Indian cryptocurrency exchange CoinDCX has reached “unicorn” status, now valued at $1.1B following its Series C funding round.

The funding round raised $90 million, led by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin. The raise will assist the exchange in its mission to expand from 4 million users to 50 million.

👉 NFT Marketplace OpenSea Overtakes Uniswap For Gas Fees

Non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace OpenSea has overtaken decentralized exchange, Uniswap, for 24-hour consumption of transaction (gas) fees on Ethereum.

The feat can be attributed to a revival of NFT popularity and trading volumes, as OpenSea reaches $1.9 million in transaction fees over the last day.