From a giant Bitcoin message on Wall Street to the DApp battle between EOS and Ethereum, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto.
A giant white Bitcoin rat stared down the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in a peaceful demonstration. The rat featured the Bitcoin logo in one eyeball and PoW in the other. PoW stands for proof-of-work, Bitcoin’s original consensus algorithm.
Artist and former hedge fund manager Nelson Saiers created the piece, and says it’s designed to get people thinking about both Bitcoin and the Federal Reserve’s place in today’s economy.
Ripple and XRP
Leading Brazilian crypto exchange Mercado Bitcoin says it’s adding XRP. Deposits are already up and running.
Ethereum and EOS
The number of decentralized app users on Ethereum and EOS just hit a new all-time high, with most of them using gambling DApps.
A total of more than 65,000 users were recorded on DappRadar, as discovered by Twitter’s Kevin Rooke.
There were over 65,000 active users on ETH and EOS dApps today, a new all-time high for dApp traffic
51,000+ on EOS
15,000+ on ETH
45,000+ of those users were using gambling-related dApps
For reference, CryptoKitties briefly hit 10,000 DAUs shortly after launch pic.twitter.com/4UjeF5plge
— Kevin Rooke (@kerooke) October 9, 2018
Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash
The full, nearly hour-and-a-half long crypto debate between Litecoin founder Charlie Lee and Bitcoin Cash proponent Roger Ver just dropped.
Among other things, the two debate the viability of the Lightning Network and the inherent value of Bitcoin.