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In today’s crypto news, Jack Dorsey’s Block and Adam Back’s Blockstream are together building a pilot mine in Texas which shall be powered by a Tesla Solar installation batteries. This was announced by Back at the Bitcoin 2022 Conference in Miami on Friday.  More on this crypto news is below. 

The token generation of ERC-20 in the previous month was 125% while developers continue to build new projects on several other blockchains. The gas usage went up by 13% in March from February amidst all the demand being generated in the block space.  Read what led to high ERC-20 token generation below. 

Victor Langlois has become one of the most successful NFT artists at the age of 19. It was two years back the artist just started selling out his work with the common name of FEWOCiOUS, however, this week his limited public sale sold for nearly $20million in 24 hours. Read more on this NFT news below. 

Crypto Prices Today 

 

Price Trend  Price for April 11, 2022  Percentage change 
The global cryptocurrency market cap  $1,947,163,135,208 -1.91%
The total crypto market volume $70,073,730,569 +2.9%
Bitcoin Price $42,247.46 -1.01%
Ethereum Price  $3,180.46 -1.94%

*All prices are latest by 11:30 AM, 11 April 2022.

Top Gainers and Losers Today

Top 3 Crypto Gainers  

Cryptocurrency  Price (Latest by April 11, 2022)  Change in % 
Kyber Network (KNC) ₹330.31 17.24%
Ziliqa (ZIL) ₹9.90 3.17%
ApeCoin (APE) ₹898.01 2.92%

*All prices are latest by 11:30 AM, 11 April 2022.

 

Top 3 Crypto Losers 

Cryptocurrency  Price (Latest by April 11,  2022)  Change in % 
Anchor Protocol (ANC) ₹197.81 10.74%
Chromia (CHR) ₹36.19 9.02%
Alapca Finance (ALPACA) ₹43.28 8.65%

*All prices are latest by 11:30 AM, 11 April 2022.

Crypto News Global 

Tesla, Blockstream, Block to mine BTC using Solar Power in Texas

Jack Dorsey’s Block and Adam Back’s Blockstream are together building a pilot mine in Texas which shall be powered by a Tesla Solar installation batteries. This was announced by Back at the Bitcoin 2022 Conference in Miami on Friday. 

According to Back, it’s better to build a solution rather than argue about the lack of resources. He also explained that this pilot was meant to show that Bitcoin can be mined using renewable energy installations and can lead to innovation. 

Read: How Metaverse and NFT can help save the planet

Source: CoinDesk 

 

Ethereum gas usage increased in March as Ethereum price went to $3.5K

The token generation of ERC-20 in the previous month was 125% while developers continue to build new projects on several other blockchains. The gas usage went up by 13% in March from February amidst all the demand being generated in the block space. According to some market observers, the gas demand played a significant role in pushing Ether above $3500. 

Read: Deep dive into Ethereum 

Source: CoinDesk 

 

Top NFT & Metaverse News today 

 

NFT artist FEWOCiOUS sold his NFT collection for nearly $20 million within 24 hrs

Victor Langlois has become one of the most successful NFT artists at the age of 19. It was two years back the artist just started selling out his work with the common name of FEWOCiOUS, however, this week his limited public sale sold for nearly $20million in 24 hours. This was the third-largest amount in the history of the NFT marketplace Nifty Gateway. 

The sale was wherein collectors could buy as many NFTs as they wanted within the 24-hour window. About 5000 people bought the Paint Drop NFTs that looked like small colorful blobs of paint which is the trademark style of the artist. 

Read: How to create an NFT and sell it

Source: Fortune 

 

NEW COIN LISTING ON COINDCX 

 

New Coin Market Cap Circulating Supply
Coti (COTI) ₹22,788,305,003 1.05B COTI
SuperFarm (SUPER) ₹20,921,239,153 404,410,904.42 SUPER
XDC Network (XDC) ₹53,378,993,016 12.31B XDC
Anchor Protocol (ANC) ₹52,701,412,106 276,846,432.64 ANC
Stacks (STX) ₹120,627,089,945 1.31B STX

*All prices are latest by 11:30 AM April 11, 2022.* 

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