Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Implementation News Summary for the Week of August 26, 2018

Lots of headlines this week, holy cow.

Enjoy, and be well, Everyone.

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For the week of August 26, 2018


See the full history of cryptocurrency implementation headlines HERE

German Financial Group to Launch Crypto Index Funds for Institutional and Retail Investors

Colombian President Promises to Cut Rent Taxes for Crypto Firms

Yahoo Finance Integrates Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin Trading

Bitcoin Accepted [Everyw]here: Square Wins Patent for Cryptocurrency Payment Network

Global Bitcoin ATM Market to be Worth $145 Million by 2023: Report

Sharia Compliant Cryptocurrency Exchange Sets its Sights on Malta

New York Firm Gives Aging Hydroelectric Dam New Life as Bitcoin Mining Farm

Japanese E-Commerce Major Rakuten to Acquire Local Crypto Exchange Everybody’s Bitcoin

South Korean Province to Issue Own Coin as Gov’t Says Crypto Should Be ‘Accepted’

Japan’s National Police Agency to Employ New Software to Track Crypto Transactions

Russian Financial Monitoring System Seeking Tool to Track Crypto Transactions

Poland Introduces New Bill to Clarify Crypto Taxation

Report: CBOE to Launch Ethereum Futures Trading Later This Year

Reserve Bank of India Confirms It Is Looking Into Making a Central Bank Digital Currency

Firefox to Block Cryptojacking Malware in New Browser Releases

Japan’s Messaging Giant LINE Launches Its Own Cryptocurrency

BitPay Enables Merchants to Receive Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Settlements


See the full history of blockchain implementation headlines HERE

JP Morgan CIO: Blockchain Will Replace Existing Technology

Hong Kong is Greasing Immigration Doors for Blockchain Professionals

Deloitte 2018 Survey: Blockchain “Getting Closer to Breakout Moment Every Day”

China: Alibaba’s Alipay Reveals Government Partnership to Track Rice With Blockchain

Walmart’s Latest Blockchain Patent Lets Robots Conduct Deliveries Across Supply Chain

Taiwan Hospital Launches Blockchain Platform to Improve Medical Record-Keeping

Blockchain Job Industry Sees Sustained Uptick Despite Volatile Crypto Markets

Russian State Pension Fund to Use Blockchain for Employment Contracts

Indian State Government Will Issue Birth Certificates on a Blockchain

University of Malta Launches Blockchain and DLT Scholarship Fund

News Giant Associated Press Partners Blockchain Journalism Startup Civil

Standard Chartered, Siemens Partner on Blockchain Pilot to ‘Fully Digitize’ Bank Guarantees

OECD Announces ‘First Major International Conference’ Dedicated to Blockchain in Public Sphere

Australian Gov’t Partners With IBM and Legal Experts to Build Smart Contracts Platform

PricewaterhouseCoopers Accelerator to Train 1000 Staff in Blockchain Over 2 Years

California State Legislature Passes Bill to Establish Blockchain Working Group

Gazprom and Russian Airline S7 Put Aircraft Fuelling on Blockchain in Domestic First

Samsung IT Arm Unveils Blockchain Certification Tool for Banks

Miscellaneous Notes and Tools

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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 as well. More Info Here

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


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