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5 Exciting Altcoin News To Follow This Week Plus Other Major Altcoin Updates

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Great start of the week as the total value of the cryptocurrency market exceeded $2.1 trillion. The CoinGecko data shows that Bitcoin’s market dominance has fallen to 52.7%, and some altcoins are starting to gain serious weight.

The Altcoin market is led by Ethereum and Binance Coin making new highs.

5 altcoin with some exciting news this week are Ethereum, Binance Coin, PancakeSwap, Holo, and Fetch.ai.

Altcoin News To Follow This Week


Ethereum (ETH)

News This Week: The Ethereum community is preparing for the Berlin hard fork, Ethereum developers have scheduled the Berlin hard fork for April 14 at block height 12,244,000″.

Why To Follow: The Berlin hardfork includes four EIPS: 2565, 2929, 2718 and 2930. The hardfork is expected to reduce the ETH gas fees and improve smart contract transactions, especially EIP-2565. ETH holders who do not operate nodes need to do nothing during the update.

Binance Coin (BNB)

News This week: Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao announced that the periodic burning for BNB tokens will take place in a few days.

Why To Follow: Binance shifts BNB supply/demand balance by burning BNB tokens every quarter of the year. Previous 14th quarterly BNB Burn (October to December 2020), Binance burned a total of 3,619,888 BNB, equivalent to $165,791,000 USD (At that Time) worth of tokens.

Burning of BNB tokens reduce their supply and as demand of BNB is increasing everyday, this result is increasing price of BNB, as we can see BNB is trading above $600.

PancakeSwap (CAKE)

News This Week: Pancakeswap will launch the first IFO using the new format this week and will announce the project on Monday, April 12th.

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Why to follow: An update to the Initial Fork Offering (IFO) format in Pancakeswap is coming. People will be able to invest either a limited or unlimited amount in Pankcake First ever IFO. Those who want to invest unlimited amount will pay a 1% commission in CAKE token, the commissions collected will be burned in order to reduce the supply of CAKE.

Holo (HOT)

News This Week: Holo team will hold a Holo AMA with Mary Camacho, Art Brock and David Atkinson live on YouTube, on Tuesday APR 13th, 3 .30PM UTC”

Why to follow: Holo’s CEO Mary Camacho, founder Arthur Brock and commercial director David Atkinson will answer questions about the project. The previous AMA event, held on February 24, anounced Holo’s updated roadmap. Participants can submit their questions in advance for the event on April 13.

 

Fetch.ai (FET)

News This Week: MTLX Airdrop Coming For FET Holders On Binance.

Why To Follow: Binance the leading crypto exchange has announced support for MTLX token Airdrop to FET holders. Users must have at least 10,000 FET tokens in their Binance accounts to participate in the Airdrop. The Mettalex (MTLX) airdrop event on the Binance exchange will last for 50 days. Starting from April June 13 and ending on June 1, weekly snapshots will be taken at 11.59 PM, UTC time. Token distribution will take place at the end of airdrop.

Other Altcoin News (Top 100)

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General Crypto Event

  • 12 Apr 2021.
  • European Blockchain Conv.
  • “Welcome to the most influential Blockchain event in Europe Online | 12-16 April 2021”.

Source: https://eblockchainconvention.com/

General Crypto Event

  • 15 Apr 2021.
  • Blockdown 4.0.
  • Blockdown 4.0 virtual conference from April 15th to 16th.

Source: https://blockdownconf.com/

BitTorrent (BTT)

  • 12 Apr 2021.
  • Narkasa Listing.
  • Narkasa is listing BTT on 12th of April at 00:00 IST.

Source: https://viaqe.com/bitcoin-exchange-narkasa-lists-btt-bittorrent/

Pundi X (PUNDIX)

  • 12 Apr 2021.
  • Token Burn.
  • PundiX quarterly token burn will be executed in 72 hrs. This time instead of burning npxs, we will burn pundix.”

Source: 

Zcash (ZEC)

  • 12 Apr 2021.
  • Coineal Listing.
  • Trading: from 8:00 Apr 12 (UTC) | Pair: ZEC/USDT, ZEC/BTC.”

Source: https://support.coineal.com/hc/en-001/articles/360062147494

Filecoin (FIL)

  • 12 Apr 2021.
  • Network Upgrade & Fork.
  • “The Filecoin (FIL) network upgrade will commence during epoch 665280 or approximately 2021-04-12 22:00 (UTC).”

Source: https://www.binance.com/en/support/announcement/5ada859a62574213870fab47492ef96f?ref=JLI1VBLA&utm_source=BinanceTwitter&utm_medium=GlobalSocial&utm_campaign=GlobalSocial

Harmony (ONE)

  • 13 Apr 2021.
  • Mainnet 4.0.0 Release.
  • “It is a mandatory upgrade. The upgrade will require a hard fork of the protocol at the epoch 530, which is around 04/13/2021 2PM UTC.”

Source: 

 

Stellar (XLM)

  • 13 Apr 2021.
  • Stellar Development.
  • “CEO Denelle Dixon will present the Stellar Development Foundation’s Q1 in review on Tuesday April 13, 2021 at 9:00 am PT.”

Source: https://www.stellar.org/events/stellar-development-foundation-q1-2021-review

Ontology (ONT)

  • 13 Apr 2021.
  • AMA.
  • “Mark your calendar as @LiJun_Ontology will join @cryptocom for a live video #AMA on the 13th of April, 11am UTC!”

Source: 

 

THORChain (RUNE)

  • 13 Apr 2021.
  • Multichain Chaos Launch.
  • “Multichain Chaos Net Launch on 13th April, 2021.”

Source: https://www.thorchain.com/

Stacks (STX)

  • 13 Apr 2021.
  • Special Announcement.
  • Calling all founders & builders! We’ve got a special announcement coming up (scheduled at 10am EST but time could change).

Source: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/stacks-special-announcement/register

Stacks (STX)

  • 16 Apr 2021.
  • UFM x STX 2.
  • “In this session, we will discuss how individual fundamental rights like privacy are abused by tech giants and look at solutions that”

Source: https://community.stacks.org/events#event=41594251

Helium (HNT)

  • 13 Apr 2021.
  • The Uplink with Helium.
  • “Next Tuesday, April 13th at 12pm PT, Join a Special Episode of The Uplink with Helium, VictorPest, and ParleyLabs.”

Source:

Stellar (XLM)

  • 15 Apr 2021.
  • Paris FinTech Forum.
  • “SDF CEO, Denelle Dixon, will join a panel during Paris FinTech Forum’s April events.”

Source: https://stellar.org/events/paris-fintech-forum

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Ontology (ONT) and Ontology Gas

  • 15 Apr 2021.
  • Identity Solutions.
  • “The state of decentralized identity solutions, Brought to you by Ontology at 12:00 PM ET.”

Source: https://app.livestorm.co/the-block/the-state-of-decentralized-identity-solutions?type=detailed

 

 

 

 

 

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Albert Brown has obtained his master's degree in Stock Trading And Investing. His specialty is analyzing the price actions of crypto and stock markets. Albert provides a major role in TheCryptoBasic as a crypto analyst. He is also known for his work on Twinkle Magazine and TipRanks.

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