From a jump in Bitcoin’s price to killer DApps on Ethereum and EOS, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto.
Bitcoin has rallied above $6,900, lifting the total market cap of all cryptocurrencies to $224 billion, according to the latest data on CoinMarketCap.
It remains to be seen if the gains will hold, but Crypto Twitter is staying upbeat.
— TrademasterBTC (@BTCtrademaster) August 28, 2018
— Richard Heart [HEX is up 179% in 24 days] (@RichardHeartWin) August 28, 2018
Ethereum (ETH) and EOS
The race for killer decentralized apps is just getting started.
A new breakdown from Twitter’s Kevin Rooke shows Ethereum has five DApps with more than 300 daily active users. By comparison, EOS currently has three.
dApps with more than 300 daily active users…
Most popular dApp by weekly tx volume…
EOS: EOS Bet ($18.1M)
Ethereum: IDEX ($7.3M)
Grab your popcorn folks, we've got another crypto clash unfolding ? pic.twitter.com/wBSZYjkd0C
— Kevin Rooke (@kerooke) August 27, 2018
Ripple and XRP
Screenshots spreading on Twitter show UK-based trading platform eToro has added XRP trading pairs for the Japanese yen and the British pound. So far, there’s no official word on the new additions from eToro.
eToro has added XRP/GBP and XRP/JPY pairs – as well as BTC/EUR and ETH/EUR pairs. Gearing up to be a liquidity provider for xRapid? Or what do you think? #XRPcommunity @BankXRP @XrpCenter @digitalassetbuy @AlexCobb_ pic.twitter.com/cdhGoBp53g
— Hodler (@OriginalHodler) August 27, 2018
Tron founder Justin Sun says TRX is launching on the cyptocurrency exchange KuCoin. TRX will be paired with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and trading is set to begin today.
— Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) August 27, 2018
NEO Game has released a new promo video after completing a friendly competition to see who could create the coolest decentralized game based on the NEO blockchain.
The competition was created by China-based NewEconoLab, a NEO community development group co-founded by NEO core developer Li Jianying.