📈 30 Second Cryptocurrency Price Summary
Current Bitcoin Price: $42,295
Bitcoin price has fallen through $43,000, following a failed attempt to reclaim the $44,000 level twice over the last 24 hours.
Top-20 altcoins are also sliding, as BNB falls 2%, Terra drops 7% and Ethereum remains unchanged.
Top Stories for April 8, 2022 🔥
👉 Blockstream & Block To Mine BTC Using Tesla’s Megapack & Solar
Blockstream and Block (formerly Square) are planning to mine Bitcoin using solar power and Tesla’s Megapack – a battery storage solution for power stations.
Blockstream CEO Adam Back announced the project today at the Miami Bitcoin 2022 conference. It will begin with a $12 million pilot project based in Texas, with 3.8 megawatts of solar power and 12 megawatt-hours of battery storage.
The battery storage will keep the operation running at night and at times of minimal sun throughout the day. The farm will be capable of a hash rate of around 30 petahashes per second.
👉 DeFi Protocol Yearn Becomes First To Implement New ERC-4626 Token Standard
Decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol Yearn Finance has become the first to implement the new ERC-4626 token standard on Ethereum.
The ERC-4626 standard is designed to improve the security and interoperability of yield-bearing tokens in the DeFi space, allowing the wider ecosystem to mesh together in a more streamlined way.
👉 Terra Buys $200M Of AVAX For UST Stablecoin Reserves
Two Terra blockchain organizations – Terraform Labs and the Luna Foundation Guard – have each purchased $100 million worth of Avalanche (AVAX) tokens.
While the Luna Foundation Guard has acquired its stake to back its UST stablecoin reserves, Terraform Labs obtained its AVAX in a swap for Terra’s native LUNA tokens in an effort to align ecosystem incentives.