Coinbase launches VISA debit card – April 11

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Current Bitcoin Price: $5050

Over the last 24 hours, most cryptocurrencies have taken a turn for the worse. On average, the market is down by about six and a half percent. As usual, Bitcoin is weathering the storm better than other major altcoins: it’s only down around four percent.

Ethereum and XRP, however, are down by about nine and seven and a half percent respectively. EOS, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin — the third, fourth, and fifth largest cryptocurrencies by market capitalization — have all fallen more than ten percent today.

Top Stories for 11th April 2019 🔥

👉 Coinbase launches VISA debit card

Coinbase is undoubtedly the biggest fiat on-ramp in the cryptocurrency world. Couple that with the basic Coinbase platform’s high fees, and the exchange has plenty of capital to invest in new areas — like making cryptocurrencies easier to spend.

Coinbase has just launched a VISA debit card which can be used to spend Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and XRP at millions of VISA points around the world. The digital assets are automatically converted into fiat currency at the time of purchase.

👉 Managing Director of Rockefeller Capital joints QNT Board

Guy Dietrich is the Managing Director of Rockefeller Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm with over $13 billion in assets under management (AUM).

Today, it was announced that Guy would be joining the Quant team as a member of their Board of Directors. Quant CEO Gilbert Verdian comments that his skills will be particularly useful as the Quant project continues to “execute on [their] long-term strategy and expand into the US market.”

👉 IOTA code is now completely open source

If an application is open source, it means that the code for that application is accessible to the public. In the case of major cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, the code for these blockchains are already open source.

IOTA is a popular cryptocurrency project that’s been working hard to improve its decentralization recently, but with their latest additions, the IOTA Tangle is 100% open source.