There’s been a slight increase in crypto prices over the last 24-hours. Bitcoin is up by 4.69% and is also currently trading at $43,824.17. Ethereum is also trading at $3,375.95, which is a 7.7% increase over the last 24-hours.
According to CoinGecko, the entire cryptocurrency space has a market cap of $2.1 trillion and a 24-hour trading volume of $107 billion. Bitcoin has a 37.7% market dominance and Ethereum has a market dominance of 18.3%. Today’s top crypto news contains strategic partnerships amongst other updates.
Let’s find out some interesting crypto news for today.
1. Moonbeam Goes Live on Polkadot
ETH-compatible smart contract platform, Moonbeam, finally launches on Polkadot. According to the annoucement, Moonbeam will be the first fully operational parachain on the Polkadot ecosystem and will facilitate many strategic integrations on Polkadot.
Thanks to the launch, Moonbeam’s over 80 projects will launch on Polkadot. Also, the token transfer feature and EVM went live. The entire launch process commenced on December 17, 2021, and is finally completed today.
For the uninformed, Moonbeam won the second Polkadot parachain slot.
1/ 🚀 Moonbeam is LIVE on @Polkadot! 🔥 We are excited to announce that Moonbeam is the first fully operational parachain on Polkadot. Moonbeam will bring many new integrations, activity & users to light up Polkadot’s ecosystem. ⚡ #MoonbeamLightsUphttps://t.co/yBhgyWwaRn
— Moonbeam Network (@MoonbeamNetwork) January 11, 2022
2. Celer Network Partners With Harmony Protocol
cBridge, the Celer Network bridge, is finally live on the Harmony Protocol. Now, users can easily bridge $USDC stablecoin and $WETH between Harmony and other cBridge compatible blockchains.
Also, Celer Network has announced the launch of both $USDC and $ETH liquidity mining pools. The first round of the mining pools started today, January 12th, 2022, and is expected to last for 32 days.
🌟Announcing our partnership with @harmonyprotocol! You can now bridge $USDC and $WETH between @harmonyprotocol and other cBridge supported chains!
⛏️Get ready – We're also launching liquidity mining sessions for $USDC and $ETH!
Details Here: https://t.co/Jj72eYI2SU
— CelerNetwork (@CelerNetwork) January 12, 2022
3. MEXC Global Partners With ASPO World
High performance and mega transaction exchange, MEXC Global, has announced a strategic partnership with P2E NFT game ASPO World. As a result, the native token of this P2E game will possibly be listed in the exchange.
— ASPO World (@AspoWorld) January 11, 2022
4. Starpunk | MetaGear Partnership
Finally, an all-in-One launch base for NFT gaming startups, Starpunk, has announced a strategic partnership with NFT-based Pixel combat game, MetaGear.
Launched on the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) network, MetaGear was developed by one of the world’s foremost video game companies OneSoft Studio.
Partnership Announcement: Starpunk x MetaGear
❤️ We are excited to announce that Starpunk has formed a strategic partnership with @MetaGearGame
— Starpunk Metaverse (@starpunk_io) January 11, 2022
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