September. A bloodbath so far for crypto, but still early for how the year will play out for blockchain, overall.

We’ll jump in right away, with this week’s (expanded) roundup!

 

Bitcoin sheds almost $1,000 in 24 hours

https://www.businessinsider.com/bitcoin-price-cryptocurrencies-ether-litecoin-bitcoin-cash-2018-9

Iran pricing of Bitcoin holds strong

https://news.bitcoin.com/bitcoin-hits-24000-in-iran-after-government-okays-mining/

IBM is betting big on blockchain

https://money.cnn.com/2018/09/06/technology/ibm-blockchain-gamble/index.html

Another 6-figure crypto kitty sale

https://www.cnet.com/news/cryptokitties-bought-a-digital-cat-for-172000/

What college leaders should know about blockchain

https://www.insidehighered.com/digital-learning/views/2018/09/05/what-every-college-leader-should-know-about-blockchain-opinion

Wind farm in the Sahara will power Bitcoin mining operation

https://www.ccn.com/this-firm-is-betting-on-a-900mw-wind-farm-in-the-sahara-desert-to-mine-bitcoin/

Google adds Ethereum to its big data analytics platform

https://www.coindesk.com/google-now-provides-a-big-data-view-of-the-ethereum-blockchain/

Blockchain technologies can help charities

https://cryptobriefing.com/charity-chiefs-reveal-power-blockchain/

Blockchain predictions for the future

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2018/09/06/what-does-the-future-of-blockchain-hold-10-predictions-from-tech-experts/#2805549d301a

Governments feeling more optimistic about blockchain

https://seekingalpha.com/article/4204143-governments-quickly-changing-tune-blockchain