Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Implementation News Summary for the Week of September 16, 2018

In this week’s headlines, IBM and Alibaba continue their role of being the current kings of blockchain, we see more action on the part of federal governments to craft legislation, the big financial institutions are making more inroads into offering onboarding and investment services, and blockchains are being implemented in more everyday applications.

Enjoy, and be well, Everyone.


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Other posts from this week:

Via Twitter: Canadians Can Now Purchase Bitcoin Using Using Tax Free Savings Accounts and Retirement Plans


For the week of September 16, 2018

Cryptocurrency

See the full history of cryptocurrency implementation headlines HERE


Pulse of the Mainstream: German Finance Minister Doubts Crypto Can Currently Replace Traditional Currencies

France Announces Landmark Crypto-Friendly ICO Regulations

Petro to Be Used for International Exchange Starting in October, Maduro Claims

Construction of Morocco’s 36 Megawatt Bitcoin Mining Farm to Start in January 2019

Abu Dhabi Regulator Calls for International Cryptocurrency Regulation Effort

UK Treasury Committee Calls for End to ‘Wild West Situation’ in Crypto Market

Largest Brazilian Brokerage to Launch Exchange for Bitcoin and Ethereum

US Congressman to Introduce Bills Supporting Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrencies

You Can Now Accept XRP on YouTube and Twitch

Things that make you go Hmm: Startup Launches Blockchain Powered Electric Vehicles That Mine Cryptocurrency

Coinsquare’s Investment Subsidiary Launches Two Tech-Based ETFs on Toronto Stock Exchange

Major Russian Banks Highly Interested in ‘Working With Crypto,’ Local Sources Say

Former Linkedin Data Executive Joins Coinbase as VP of Data

Swiss Bankers Ease Access for Crypto Startups to Prevent Mass Exodus

International Anti-Money Laundering Standards for Crypto Expected in October


Blockchain

See the full history of blockchain implementation headlines HERE

German Frankfurt School to Issue Blockchain-Based Course Certificates

IBM Files Blockchain Patent to Tackle Privacy and Security Concerns for Drones

South Korean Gov’t Pledges Support for Blockchain Startups to Facilitate Industry Growth

Campaign Watchdog in California Bans Political Donations in Bitcoin

Dutch Supermarket Giant Adopts Blockchain to Make Orange Juice Production Transparent

Report: Hong Kong Stock Exchange Eyeing Blockchain Firm Acquisitions

Streaming Platform for Gamers Starts Public Beta Testing of Its Own Blockchain

R3 Partners With Dutch Tech Company to Pilot Blockchain-Based Digital IDs

Consortium of Swiss Investors Launch Blockchain Incubator with $100 Million Goal

UN Women to Use Blockchain Technology in Refugee Work Program in Jordan

Poland’s Top Bank to Launch Blockchain Platform for Document Management Within ‘Days’

Major Banks, Industry Players to Launch Blockchain-Based Commodities Platform


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