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Former US Secret Service official becomes global head of security for Blockchain Ltd.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-19/former-presidential-bodyguard-has-new-job-protecting-blockchain

People should be banned from buying or mining cryptocurrency in the US, says US Congressman

https://mashable.com/2018/07/18/congressional-cryptocurrency-hearing-ban-bitcoin/#4EHW97IKKZqk

Blockchain for aerospace supply chain

https://www.forbes.com/sites/astanley/2018/07/16/accenture-showcases-blockchain-prototype-for-aerospace-supply-chains-at-farnborough-air-show/#576545aa4121

Chinese companies who include “Blockchain” in their name have grown 6x

https://cointelegraph.com/news/china-sees-sixfold-increase-in-companies-with-blockchain-in-their-title

Is BlackRock into Bitcoin?

https://ethereumworldnews.com/blackrock-ceo-6-trillion-bitcoin-cryptocurrency-2018/

Coinbase is exploring the possibility of A LOT of new cryptocurrency additions

https://bitcoinist.com/coinbase-exploring-new-cryptocurrency-additions-prices-react/

Major League Baseball is about to offer collectibles, via Ethereum blockchain

https://www.ccn.com/ethereums-next-big-game-will-offer-major-league-baseball-collectibles/

Square Cash is growing faster than Venmo

https://bitcoinist.com/square-app-beats-paypal-venmo/

Robinhood app expands cryptocurrency offering

http://fortune.com/2018/07/12/robinhood-litecoin/