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Weekly Roundup: December 28, 2019

Our final roundup of 2018. What will 2019 hold for blockchain, cryptocurrency, and CryptoKitties? We think it’ll be a lot of ups and downs, but progress, nonetheless. Enjoy the remainder of the year, and may 2019 be your best year yet. 2019: The year blockchain begins finance’s great unbundling https://www.coindesk.com/2019-the-year-blockchain-begins-finances-great-unbundling Blockchain to improve disaster relief https://cointelegraph.com/news/us-defense-dept-wants-to-use-blockchain-to-improve-disaster-relief News stored on Ethereum blockchain https://www.ccn.com/popula-stores-news-on-ethereums-blockchain/ Why universities should create courses around blockchain https://smartereum.com/46104/blockchain-latest-update-why-universities-should-create-courses-around-the-blockchain-technology-blockchain-news-today/ 5 Blockchain developments in 2018 https://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/5-blockchain-developments-2018 How blockchain can help bridge the gap between artists and fans https://www.nasdaq.com/article/how-blockchain-can-help-bridge-the-gap-between-artists-and-fans-cm1074895 Where to find the games https://blocktribune.com/where-to-find-the-six-most-popular-crypto-game-genres/ Bank of America files for...

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Weekly Roundup: December 21, 2018

The final stretch of 2018, and we’re seeing a little more green than red for the cryptocurrency market. Will we finish up with a surge? (hint: it doesn’t matter, if you’re in it for the long term) Will Coinbase continue its ramping up of offerings well into 2019? Would Santa rather deliver BTC, LTC, or ETH? Only time will tell, Blockvangelist. Bitcoin reaches $4,000 again https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/20/bitcoin-price-cryptocurrency-above-4000-for-first-time-in-two-weeks.html Bitcoin cash hard fork leads to early winner https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/12/19/bad-worse-bitcoin-sv/ Coinbase sent ~5% of all Bitcoin to a new cold storage https://ethereumworldnews.com/coinbase-bitcoin-five-billion-crypto-migration/ Iranians are still benefiting from mining Bitcoin https://cointelegraph.com/news/iranians-still-profiting-from-bitcoin-mining-despite-market-crash-and-us-sanctions Atari sells rights to...

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Weekly Roundup: December 14, 2018

Big partnerships. Bigger drops in crypto prices. Big opportunities to lead in tomorrow’s blockchain implementations. This week, we’re thankful for the stories. Bitcoin Cash continues its drop, along with virtually every other cryptocurrency https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-cash-tanks-13-percent-as-major-cryptocurrencies-all-fall-hard PayPal gets into blockchain internally https://www.ccn.com/paypal-gets-into-blockchain-but-only-internally-among-employees-for-now/ LinkedIn names blockchain developers as top emerging career choice https://www.computerworld.com/article/3327135/blockchain/linkedin-blockchain-developer-is-the-no-1-emerging-job.html Porsche secures 9-digit loan utilizing a blockchain https://www.ccn.com/porsche-arranges-170m-loan-using-bbvas-blockchain-platform/ Crypto users reach 35 million https://mybroadband.co.za/news/cryptocurrency/289400-number-of-crypto-users-grow-despite-bitcoin-crash.html Will Bitcoin ever recover? https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-12-13/where-does-bitcoin-go-from-here Was Coinbase behind the massive Bitcoin transaction? https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/coinbase-might-be-behind-those-856000-btc-worth-transactions/ Iran’s low power prices are attracting Bitcoin miners https://www.coindesk.com/cheap-power-lures-crypto-miners-to-iran-but-its-not-as-easy-as-it-sounds Square overtakes Coinbase https://dailyhodl.com/2018/12/11/square-overtakes-coinbase-as-bitcoin-dominance-rises/      ...

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Weekly Roundup: December 7, 2018

How low can crypto go? We’ve given up on guessing, and we’re going to BUIDL™. UnitedCorp files suite against Bitmain, Roger Ver, Kraken, among others https://www.marketwatch.com/story/unitedcorp-files-suit-against-bitmain-roger-ver-kraken-and-others-over-alleged-manipulation-during-bitcoin-cash-hard-fork-2018-12-06 Bitcoin Cash value drops over 80% in 1 month https://www.ccn.com/bitcoin-cash-drops-81-in-1-month-why-is-it-plunging-so-rapidly/ Nasdaq will launch Bitcoin futures in 2019 (confirmed) https://cointelegraph.com/news/confirmed-nasdaqs-bitcoin-futures-will-launch-in-first-half-of-2019 More than 1,500 restaurants in Denmark accept Bitcoin https://bitcoinist.com/hungry-dk-denmark-1500-restaurants-pay-bitcoin/ US Airforce promotes blockchain for supply chain management https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/12/06/u-s-air-force-promotes-learning-of-blockchain-for-supply-chain-management/ Bitcoin has been declared “dead” 328 times since its launch https://ethereumworldnews.com/bitcoin-btc-has-died-328-times-to-date-and-counting/ Mining rig prices continue to drop https://www.thestar.com.my/news/regional/2018/12/04/bitcoin-mining-rigs-on-sale-at-steep-discounts-as-cryptocurrencies-crash/ Ripple and NEM launch EU blockchain association https://thenextweb.com/hardfork/2018/12/04/ripple-cryptocurrency-blockchain-europe/    ...

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Weekly Roundup: November 30, 2018

We’re about to enter the final month of the year, so…who will start a new Twitter feud around blockchain? Which companies will deliver on their product release date by December 31? How many more SEC crackdowns will there be? And where o’ where will cryptocurrency values end up? Happy end-of-the-month! Intel successfully receives patent for Bitcoin mining https://thenextweb.com/hardfork/2018/11/30/intel-cryptocurrency-mining-chip-patent/ Chief economist believes it’s time to “bury” Bitcoin https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/30/i-come-to-bury-bitcoin-not-to-praise-it-ubs.html The fourth industrial revolution, built on blockchain and advanced by AI https://www.forbes.com/sites/darrynpollock/2018/11/30/the-fourth-industrial-revolution-built-on-blockchain-and-advanced-with-ai/ Bitcoin is “here to stay,” according to NYSE boss https://www.forbes.com/sites/billybambrough/2018/11/29/bitcoin-is-here-to-stay-says-wall-street-boss-amid-crypto-rout/#24d71c214fbf Amazon launches new service for building blockchain https://www.coindesk.com/amazon-announces-blockchain-builder-service VC Fred...

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