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Bitcoin Price Drops on the Day as Altcoins Send Mixed Messages

[ad_1] Saturday, Aug. 10 — the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting largely reddish movement on the day, as Bitcoin (BTC) price saw a sudden dip earlier today.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin’s price is currently down 4.62% on the day, trading at around $11,370 at press time, according to Coin360 after slipping from around $11,800 to $11,400 in a matter of minutes between 7:30 AM and 7:45 AM Coordinated Universal Time.
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Bitcoin Believer Turned Facebook’s Libra Boss

[ad_1] David Marcus, the man spearheading Facebook’s blockchain effort, has gotten a tremendous amount of spotlight lately. The rapid emergence of Libra has dominated the coverage of other crypto-related developments, as it became apparent that the social media giant’s inroad into the realm of digital assets will have most serious consequences for both the blockchain sector and the global financial system in general.While previously the crypto industry has hardly ever
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US DOE Dedicates $1.05 Mil to Blockchain Energy Management Platform

[ad_1] The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a grant worth $1.05 million to organizations working to commercialize a blockchain-based energy transaction platform.From energy management to energy exchangeThe news comes from an August 9 press release shared by energy company ComEd, one of the grant’s four reported recipient organizations. The others are the University of Denver, Virginia Tech and BEM Controls, a company specializing in energy management software. The