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Weekly Blockchain Industry Report-17th Issue: Bitcoin ETF

(August 4th –August 10th, 2018) This week, the crypto market continued the bear trend. Major cryptocurrencies suffered price delince more than 10%. Among which, XRP got hammered and experienced greates loss of 26.2%. Apart from emotional factors, the major reason for this hit is the news that SEC rejected the application of Bitcoin ETF. We’ll dive deeper into this issue ...

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Tezos Foundation to Issue Grants for Blockchain and Smart Contract Research

The Tezos Foundation has announced it will be issuing financial grants to research institutions for blockchain tech and smart contracts development, according to an official press release published August 9. The Tezos Foundation will provide grants to four research institutions: Cornell University, the University of Beira Interior, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and France-IOI, the press release notes. Emin ...

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World Bank Mandates Commonwealth Bank of Australia to Issue Bond Using Blockchain Tech

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), the largest bank in the country, has been mandated by the World Bank to arrange a bond issue exclusively on a blockchain, according to a press release Aug. 10. CBA will reportedly arrange the first bond globally to be “created, allocated, transferred, and managed using blockchain technology.” The Blockchain Offered New Debt Instrument (bond-i) will ...

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Weekly Blockchain Industry Report (15th Issue) 2018.7.21-7.27

OK Blockchain Capital, Quqi Deng Market Overview The past week’s daily average global market capitalization of cryptocurrency was $290.49 billion and the daily average transaction volume was $15.17 billion, indicating an incline of 8.26% and an incline of 8.26% respectively. The daily average market capitalization of the top five cryptocurrencies increased by 8.11% from the previous week. The increases in price ...

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Delaware DOJ Reaches Out to Poloniex Crypto Exchange Users ‘If They Have an Issue’

Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange has apparently piqued the interest of the Investor Protection Unit of the Delaware Department of Justice (DOJ). As shown in an email shared with Cointelegraph, the Chief Special Investigator of the Investor Protection Unit (IPU) wrote to a list of individuals, asking them to contact him should they have any difficulties with their Poloniex account. The IPU ...

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Harassment Is a Real Issue for Cosplayers but Help Is at Hand

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Harassment of cosplayers is a serious issue that needs to be tackled earnestly. “Cosplay is not consent” signs have been up since 2014 at the New York Comic Con (NYCC). However, harassment is ...

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Newly Launched Bitcoin Optech Initiative Aims to Address BTC Scalability Issue

A team of Bitcoin (BTC) engineers has announced the launch of the Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Bitcoin Optech) addressing the problem of Bitcoin’s scalability, according to their statement published July 20. Bitcoin Optech is a non-profit organization backed by leading industry players like PayPal Board Member Wences Casares, executive of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Ltd John Pfeffer, and cryptocurrency ...

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Dash Stress Test Processes Double Bitcoin’s On-Chain Transactions Without Issue

Dash underwent a network stress test, processing over double Bitcoin’s transactions without a performance decrease, validating long-term scaling plan. Over the course of a couple of days, the Dash network underwent an impromptu network capacity test, with well over a half-million transactions over a 24-hour period. This test was done through use of a transaction tool that send out batches ...

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JPMorgan Wants to Use Blockchain to Issue ICO Tokens

American investment banking giant JPMorgan Chase is pursuing a patent for a distributed system that uses blockchain technology to issue virtual depository receipts that sound suspiciously like initial coin offering (ICO) tokens. JPMorgan Wants to Host IPOs on a Blockchain The patent application, filed by JPMorgan in January and published by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) on Thursday, ...

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