Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Implementation News Summary for the Week of August 5, 2018

The headlines just piled up this week.  If this trend continues, I’m going to have to make separate posts for cryptos and blockchain!

Enjoy, and be well, Everyone.

Looking for more articles on blockchain and crypto implementation?  Click HERE

Other posts from this week:

Hanging with the Boys: Ben Semchee, Kenn Bosak, Gaston Cruz, & Omar Bahm

Via Forbes: “The NYSE’s Owner Wants to Bring Bitcoin to Your 401(k). Are Crypto Credit Cards Next?”

Via Forbes: “Big Blockchain: The 50 Largest Public Companies Exploring #Blockchain”

For the week of August 5, 2018


See the full history of cryptocurrency implementation headlines HERE

DEA Agent: Speculators Are Using Bitcoin More Than Criminals

WeChat Eyes Blockchain for Faster Corporate Expense Refunds

Crypto Unicorn Bitmain Weighs $18 Billion IPO, One of World’s Largest

Side Note: Overstock’s Cryptocurrency Subsidiary is Now Worth More than the Entire Company

World Bank Picks Australia’s CBA to Deliver ‘World’s First Blockchain Bond’ on Ethereum

$270 Million: Chinese Firm Backs Overstock Blockchain Subsidiary in Record Investment

5,000 Merchants Can Now Accept Cryptocurrency Payments in Chile

Cryptocurrency-Backed Loan Service SALT Lending Expands Network to 35 States

Bitmain Releases New Crypto Mining Internet Routers for Dash and Siacoin

Audit Giant Intuit Gains Patent for Bitcoin Transactions over Text Messages

Cannabis and Crypto Unite as High Times Flies With Its IPO – Bitcoin and Ether Accepted

German Stock Exchange Launching Crypto App for Mainstream: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash

Traditional European Banks Integrating Bitcoin and Crypto Into Banking Services

Former Charles Schwab Exec Joins SEC-Registered Company to Develop Crypto Settlement Network

Coinbase Shores Up Top Talent During Bitcoin Slump With Former Manager From Amazon

The Litecoin Blockchain Gives Birth to CryptoMonsters

Crypto Exchange KuCoin Launches Support for Institutional Investors

Fourth Largest Pay TV Provider Accepts Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

Tron (TRX) Transactions Launching on Twitter With New Payment Platform

Something’s Brewing at Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Division

Facebook Meets With Stellar (XLM) as Tech Giant Eyes Crypto, Blockchain and Potential Partnerships

Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain to Invest $500 Million in Texas Data and Mining Facility

Opera to Launch Built-In Cryptocurrency Wallet for Desktop Browser

44 Percent of Russians Have Heard of Cryptocurrency, New Survey Reveals

Study: ICO Market Doubled Since Last Year, Shows Increased Institutional Investment

Blockchain Startup Enables Litecoin Transactions via Telegram Messenger

Singapore: Venture Capital Firm to Launch $10 Million Crypto, Blockchain Investment Fund


See the full history of blockchain implementation headlines HERE

94 Companies Join IBM and Maersk’s Blockchain Supply Chain

Microsoft Rolls Out ‘Proof-of-Authority’ Ethereum Consensus on Azure

West Virginia to Offer Blockchain Voting Statewide in Midterm Elections

Ohio Becomes Latest US State to Legally Recognize Blockchain Data

‘Big Four’ South Korean Bank Enters Blockchain Pact with Telecom Giant KT

Blockchain-Based Platform Unveils AI Chatbot to Help Students Pass Crucial Exams

South Korean Biotech Firm to Use Blockchain for Genomic Big Data Ecosystem

Maersk, IBM Launch Blockchain Shipping Supply Chain Platform

South Korea’s Science Ministry Announces Six-Month Blockchain Youth Training Initiative

Bank of China CIO Says Bank to Increase Investments in Blockchain, Fintech

China’s IT Ministry Considering Strategy for Advancing Blockchain Development

China Issues First Tax Authority-Approved Invoice on Blockchain

Miscellaneous Notes and Tools

to get started with cryptos

Use the Brave browser and block unwanted ads and decide which websites YOU want to support!

Follow Tiny Crypto Blog on Twitter @tinycryptoblog

And yes, I’m on Facebook

Looking to start purchasing cryptos? Open an account at Coinbase, and you’ll receive $10 in free bitcoin for your first purchase of $100 or more. Link HERE

Binance is a great exchange to buy and sell cryptos. More Info Here

Are you new to cryptos and want an easy way to mine them?  The easiest way to get started is to use the Honeyminer.  More Info Here

If you’re a little more technical, Minergate is a good option. More Info Here

Need a good, basic crypto wallet? Download the Exodus wallet

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