Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Implementation News Summary for the Week of October 14, 2018

Sources (linked) for this week’s headlines:




Coin Telegraph

The Daily Hodl

ETH News


Enjoy, and be well, Everyone.

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

Other posts from this week:

Brian’s Words: Central Banking (and Fractional Reserve Lending) is a Legitimate Scam

For the week of October 14, 2018


See the full history of cryptocurrency implementation headlines HERE

Cryptocurrency Loans Company Genesis Processes $550 Million in First Six Months

PumaPay will partner with LiveJasmin to provide crypto payment solutions

HIGHLIGHT: Bakkt Plans to Launch a Crypto ‘Revolution’ With an Eye on 401(k)s, Exponential Growth, a Coinbase Veteran and Bitcoin

Via Forbes: Fidelity Launches Institutional Platform For Bitcoin And Ethereum

Bermuda Government Approves First ICO Under New Regulatory Regime

Highlight: Mainstream Spotlight on Crypto and Blockchain at SXSW in Austin, Texas

Chainalysis and Binance join hands to fight money laundering

World’s First Bitcoin City Welcomes Visitors in Slovenia

Highlight: Crypto Payment Platform BitPay Introduces Settlement in Stablecoins

Biggest Bank in Nordic Region Bans Bitcoin, Gets Caught for Money Laundering


See the full history of blockchain implementation headlines HERE

Canadian Firm to Build Blockchain-Based Supply Chain Platform for Cannabis Industry

Russia: CEO of Banking Giant Sberbank Says Blockchain Tech Will Be ‘Ready’ in 3-5 Years

Confirmed: Baidu and TRON to Cooperate on Cloud Computing Resources

Abu Dhabi Ports Subsidiary Tests International Blockchain Pilot with Port of Antwerp

Australian State of New South Wales Mandates Land Registry Shift to Blockchain by 2019

Wallet App and ‘Identity Hub’: New Blockchain-based ID Solutions Planned by Microsoft

DocuSign Integrates Ethereum Blockchain, Adds ETH and Its Smart Contract Functionality

Qtum Joins Amazon Web Services for a New Blockchain Solution for Developers and Businesses

For the First Time, Blockchain Technology Endorsed by the U.S. Congress As “Revolutionizing”

Kenya To Use Blockchain For Fairer, More Cost-Efficient Affordable Housing

Dutch real estate firm partners China Blockchain Partners to get a foothold in Asia

‘Don’t Forget The Recycling’: Foundation Building Tool To Track Companies’ Sustainability Commitments

Rwanda Uses Blockchain To Track And Prevent Conflict-Mined Metals

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak joins a blockchain investment firm

IOTA to Power Biometric Network to Verify Your Identity With the Palm of Your Hand

Trecento Blockchain Capital partners Coinschedule to create joint investment fund

Gates Foundation partners Ripple to implement interledger protocol

Ticketmaster Acquires Blockchain Startup, Plans to Sell Smart Tickets to Counter Fraud

Sony internally collaborates to give blockchain based Rights Management System

Ethereum Foundation awards nearly $3 million in grants to blockchain startups and developers

Moneynetint completes integration of Ripple payments network

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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