BTC is currently trading around $38,900 and ETH around $2,850. Notable gainers in the last 24 hours are APE, DOGE, and LEO. The global crypto market cap is $1.89T, down 2.2% over the last day. DeFi Total Value Locked is ~$207b and BTC dominance is around 42%.
Notable news includes: Abu Dhabi granted Kraken a license to operate their exchange in the country; New York lawmakers proposed a 2 year moratorium on converting legacy power plants into bitcoin mining facilities; Stripe introduced a new feature allowing businesses to pay users in crypto on the Polygon network; BitNile revealed plans to lend up to $100m in commercial loans to publicly traded companies secured by their bitcoin holdings; Polygon revealed plans to invest $100m in customizable “Supernet” chains; Ethereum service provider Infura suffered another outage; the AkuDreams developer team accidentally locked up $33m due to a smart contract bug; Anthony Scaramucci’s Skybridge revealed plans to start a fund for Bitcoin mining; and, CertiK raised an additional $60m from SoftBank and Tiger Global.
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