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Top Crypto News today: FTX Europe Enters Metaverse with Tomorrowland

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In today’s crypto news, FTX Europe has partnered with Tomorrowland to help them make the leap into web3 and NFTs to develop the future of Web3 and music festivals. Swell, a new staking protocol, that has joined the ranks of projects that allow investors to earn staking incentives for holding ether, announced a $3.75 million seed round. Read more on these projects below. 

In today’s global crypto news, Texas’ second-fastest-growing city, Austin, will investigate policy options for accepting Bitcoin as a payment option and integrating other Web3 technologies to better residents’ lives.

Before heading to the news section, let’s have a quick glance at the latest crypto price trends.

 

Crypto Prices Today 

Price Trend  Price for March 15, 2022  Percentage change 
The global cryptocurrency market cap  $1,726,107,735,949
+0.21%
The total crypto market volume $73,211,881,866 +11.1%
Bitcoin Price $38,794.94 +0.68%
Ethereum Price $2,548.23 -0.93%

*All prices are latest by 11:30 AM, 15 March 2022.

 

Top Gainers and Losers Today

Top 3 Crypto Gainers  

Crypto  Price (Latest by March 15, 2022)  Change in % 
THORChain (RUNE) ₹594.92 13.60%
The Graph (GRT) ₹28.84 8.81%
Siacoin (SC) ₹0.68 6.22%

*All prices are latest by 11:30 AM, 15 March 2022.

 

Top 3 Crypto Losers 

Crypto  Price (Latest by March 15,  2022)  Change in % 
Anchor Protocol (ANC) ₹217.61 8.66%
ZCash (ZEC) ₹11322.59 7.21%
PancakeSwap (CAKE) ₹444.58 4.52%

*All prices are latest by 11:30 AM, 15 March 2022.

 

Crypto News Global 

Austin Mayor Embraces Web3 Tech And Crypto Payments

Austin, Texas Mayor Steve Adler has proposed two new initiatives, which will be voted by the city’s council on March 24:

Using web3 in 20 fields ranging from smart contracts, supply chain management, insurance, arts, media, fundraising, and identity verification, the first initiative aims to ensure that the city promotes the benefits of blockchain technologies and “promotes equity, diversity, accessibility, and inclusion” in the technological ecosystem.

The city manager is required to conduct a “fact-finding research” on how the city could embrace Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency-related policies under the second initiative. Mayor Adler appears to want to create ways for Austin people to lawfully pay their bills using cryptocurrency through these efforts.

Read: What are DAOs & How Do They Work

Source: CoinTelegraph

 

Top Metaverse & DeFi News today 

FTX Europe Partners with Tomorrowland to Build the Future of Web3 & Music Festivals

This partnership marks the beginning of a long-term project between FTX Europe and Tomorrowland to bring the best of Web3 to their upcoming events, which include the annual iconic Tomorrowland in Belgium, Tomorrowland Winter, and the award-winning digital festival Tomorrowland Around The World.

Tomorrowland’s transition to web3 is an opportunity to build a stronger bond with the community by providing festival-goers with more convenient ticketing alternatives, artists with new creative outlets, and Tomorrowland fans with the potential to earn, collect, and purchase digital Tomorrowland assets.

Read How to Buy Virtual Land in the Metaverse?

Source: Investing

 

Ethereum Staking Protocol Swell Raises $3.75M

Last week, Ethereum crossed a crucial milestone in its long-awaited move to proof-of-stake, with the Ethereum 2.0 staking contract now holding 10 million ETH (about $26 billion). Amidst this backdrop, Swell, a new staking system, has raised $3.75 million in a seed round led by Framework, IOSG Ventures, and Apollo Capital.

The key benefit of Swell, according to the company, is that it makes it easier for customers to earn additional income through in-app “vaults.” In April, Swell expects to launch its beta on the Ethereum mainnet. Later on, the company wants to expand to more blockchains, beginning with Avalanche and Polygon.

Read: Ethereum (ETH) vs Fantom (FTM): Comparative Analysis

Source: CoinDesk

 

NEW COIN LISTING ON COINDCX 

New Coin Market Cap Circulating Supply
NEO (NEO) ₹ 105,423,820,305 70,538,831.00 NEO
Celer Network (CELR) ₹ 17,725,430,355 6.58B CELR
Monero (XMR) ₹ 257,156,248,490 18,092,758.60 XMR
Anchor Protocol (ANC) ₹ 58,586,735,543 264,181,918.59 ANC
Stacks (STX) ₹ 125,276,376,071 1.30B STX

*All prices are latest by 5:00 AM Feb 15, 2022.* 

 

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