China Blocks Crypto Data Aggregators CoinGecko & CoinMarketCap – September 28

πŸ“ˆ 30 Second Cryptocurrency Price Summary

Current Bitcoin Price:Β $41,767

Bitcoin price has slid back down near recent lows, as it breaks back into the $41,000s once again.

Top-20 altcoins have also wiped out yesterday’s gains, as Ethereum falls 6%, Cardano drops 5% and Solana tumbles 8%.

Top Stories for September 28, 2021 πŸ”₯

πŸ‘‰ China Blocks Crypto Data Aggregators CoinGecko & CoinMarketCap

Major cryptocurrency data aggregators including CoinGecko and CoinMarketCap have reportedly been blocked by China’s internet firewall.

Access to crypto-friendly charting service TradingView has also been cut, adding to the restrictions brought about by the PBoC’s recently published anti-crypto measures.

It has also been reported that WeChat groups relating to cryptocurrency have begun to close and relocate to other messaging platforms.

πŸ‘‰ Ethereum L2 Platform Immutable X Rasies $12.5M In Under An Hour

Developers of Immutable X, an Ethereum Layer-2 scaling platform, have raised $12.5 million is less than an hour via a sale of its native IMX token.

720,000 registrations were made for the sale, with 25,000 of these users successfully participating in the sale. The IMX sale was hosted by CoinList, an early investment platform for tokens.

πŸ‘‰ Coinbase Users Can Soon Directly Deposit Paychecks Into Their Account

Customers of crypto exchange Coinbase will soon be able to deposit portions of their paychecks into their Coinbase accounts, via a new feature.

The feature will support crypto purchases with no transaction fees, with deposits conducted by supported payroll companies or directly through company HR departments.