Bitcoin Price Could Hit $15,000 This Year

Christopher Matta, Goldman Sachs

According to my estimates, the recent tx spam on the ETH network cost up to ~$15m USD

Vitalik Buterin

Cory Johnson Left Ripple Due To Current Market Situation

Cory Johnson, a chief market strategist at Ripple, left the company. The spokesman of the company confirmed the information.
Although it’s currently not clear why Johnson has parted ways with Ripple, it appears this his role was eliminated by the company. While working for Ripple Labs, Johnson had acted primarily as a spokesperson for the firm. Commenting on Johnson’s involvement with Ripple as a market strategist.
Part of Johnson’s job was to make the relationship between Ripple and XRP less confusing. “The role of Ripple as a company and XRP as a currency in financial markets, to regulators, financial institutions and investors could use more explaining,” Johnson told CNBC at the time of his hire. “I’m going to try and explain, listen and set strategies to make it easy for Wall Street and the world of finance to understand what we’re doing.