EtherWorld's weekly : May 7, 2017

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News

  • Ethereum reached $100 mark
    For the first time in history, Ethereum's token (ETH) price crossed $100 mark on May 5 2015, reaching an all time high. Ethereum is world's second-largest blockchain platform.

  • Coinbase add support for Litecoin
    In an effort to shift supporting more types of digital assets over the coming year, The Coinbase blog announced on May 3 2017 that Coinbase is adding support for Litecoin. Customers can now easily buy, sell, send, and store Litecoin via the Coinbase website or mobile apps.
    Charlie Lee, the creator of Litecoin tweeted, “My life is complete.“

  • Wipro joins Etnterprise Ethereum Alliance
    Wipro announces joining Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) as Founding Member to Develop Enterprise-Grade Blockchain Solutions in a press release on May 4, 2017.

  • Segwit locks in on Litecoin
    Litecoin surpassed the required number of signaling blocks needed to activate Segregated Witness (Segwit) on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Segwit is therefore locked in on Litecoin. “After Segwit is locked-in, it will activate,” wrote Segwit’s development team.
    Charlie Lee tweeted, “SegWit on Litecoin will be locked in in ~19 hours, but we already reached the required number (6048) of signaling blocks. SegWay is locked!”

  • Florida 'Virtual Currency' Law passed.
    Money laundering charges could be faced by criminals in Florida for using Bitcoin.
    Both houses approved the bill and is now heads to the desk of Gov. Rick Scott for approval.

Project updates

  • ENS live on mainnet.
    Ethereum Name Service (ENS) goes live on Ethereum's main net as of 1100 UTC on May 4, 2017.

  • TKN is live now.
    Monolith Studio announced that  TokenCard (TKN)is finally live and transferable from May 6, 2017.

Developer's Update

ICO updates

  • TokenCard ICO sold out in less than an hour.

  • Bancor, the new partner of TokeCard announces ICO on May 30, 09:00 GMT.

  • VOISE is a decentralized music streaming platform built around an Ethereum token that helps indie artists profit from their work launced ICO on May 6, 2017.
    VOISE Twitter account reported “ Less than 2 hours to receive 25% bonus in #VOISE crowdsale.“ 25% bonus was announced during the first 16 hours!

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