Major altcoins have gained price today including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin. Take a look at the following picture presenting today's (4th May 2018) top 10 altcoins.

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Bitcoin: With a market cap of $ 166,143,973,972, Bitcoin gained as much as $516 (5.62%) from yesterday ($9217). Currently, Bitcoin is priced $9,700. Bitcoin dominances 36% of global Cryptocurrency markets according to CoinMarketCap.

Ethereum: Currently selling at $793 per ether. In last 24 hour, Ethereum value increased by 11.19%($79) than yesterday. Ether market holds 15% of total cryptocurrency circling in the world.

Top Stories:
Ethiopian Government To Implant Blockchain Technology In Agriculture:
Ethiopian Government has signed a deal with start-up Blockchain company Cardano to implant Blockchain technology with the country's Agritech.

CEO and founder of Cardano Charles Hoskinson confirmed the move in a tweet. Hoskinson stated that the agreement with the Ethiopian Ministry of Science and Technology includes training local developers to use blockchain technology.
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KodakCoin Faces Fraud Activity From Its ICO Hosting Service:

A representative for the company behind the long-in-the-making KODAKCoin initial coin offering (ICO) has accused a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange of "fraudulent" behavior by claiming that it will host the token sale.
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MasterCard Reports To Get Fewer Purchase Of Cryptocurrency By Its Card
Mastercard’s quarterly growth was marked by a slight drop due to a decrease in the number of customers purchasing cryptocurrencies with the company’s credit cards, CNBC reported May 3.

Consumers can use Mastercard to acquire digital currencies, a practice forbidden by some financial institutions. Earlier this year, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, and Citigroup prohibited such purchases, referring to potential credit risks and cryptocurrency volatility.
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Arizona's Fight To Eliminate Tax From Cryptocurrency Continues:
Arizona's cryptocurrency tax payments bill was passed by the state's House of Representatives, but with a caveat: it is now almost completely different.

Public records show that the Arizona House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 1091 on April 30 by a 43-14 vote. That comfortable passage aside, the measure is now starkly different from the one originally submitted - and later passed - in the Arizona Senate.

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Hashrate VS Mining Revenue:
One year Cryptocurrency mining revenue chart
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One year Cryptocurrency mining hashrate chart
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Facts:

  • Last month, a total $431 billion worth of Cryptocurrency was circled in the world.
  • EOS gained more than 190% of its value in April.
  • A survey by research firm Gartner, shows that 77 percent of CIOs from companies are not interested in deploying blockchain within their organization.