Current Bitcoin Price: $3860 (as of 9:00 AM PST)
The cryptocurrency market has shot up just less than 4% today. It’s Bitcoin and XRP holding the others back today, with only circa 2.5% increases in price over the last 24 hours. Ethereum, however, has launched upwards by more than 7%.
Performing even more impressively are EOS and Litecoin, the two of which have both appreciated more than 13% today alone. Several other cryptocurrencies in the top-25 are also up more than 10%, but the majority are trading green only in the 2-7% range.
Top Crypto News Stories for 5th March 2018
Eugene Kaspersky is the billionaire security expert who founded Kaspersky Lab, one of the world’s most famed anti-virus and internet security solutions.
In expressing his opinion about digital assets in an otherwise-unrelated. interview with Arabian Business, Kaspersky called cryptocurrencies a “great idea”, adding — however — that “the world is not ready for them yet.”
TRON is a cryptocurrency platform similar in principle to Ethereum, while Tether is the world’s largest stablecoin by market cap. Inters tingly, they are both projects which have come under a lot of heat for their business practices.
Today, the two projects announced a partnership. This will involve the creation of a TRC-20 (i.e. TRON-based) USDT token, which will allow users with a TRON wallet to transact with the stablecoin.
A San Diego gas station has taken the decision to accept Bitcoin for its petrol products. The station offers a $0.40 discount for each gallon paid for with Bitcoin!