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News

  • US Congress Wants to Impose Blockchain Standards - A group of U.S. legislators known as the Congressional Blockchain Caucus has partnered with MIT and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to study how to institute security standards for the use of blockchain technology in the U.S.

  • Falcon Bank adding support for Ethereum

  • Bank of Mexico Rejects ‘Virtual Currency’ as Legal Classification for Bitcoin

  • Government considers recognising Bitcoin in Vietnam

  • Bank of America Files 9 More Blockchain Patent Applications

  • Etherparty and Rootstock Announce Strategic Partnership

  • Segregated Witness activated on Bitcoin - The Segregated Witness soft fork has been activated on the Bitcoin network. All SegWit ready nodes started enforcing the new SegWit consensus rules.

  • Finnish Police Launch OneCoin Investigation Amid Global Crackdown.

Project updates

  • KickCity is on AppStore and google play

  • District0x: How to Vote on District Proposals With DNT — Revolutionizing eCommerce, Together

  • Aragon- buyback transparency report

  • Decentraland- token launch recap

  • Melonport- M-0 conference announced

  • TenX- dev update

New Projects & Whitepaper

  • Mercury Protocol - Centralized communication platforms built on the Ethereum Blockchain. White paper

  • Lotos - Buddhism on Ethereum

  • HASH RUSH - Next-generation hash-powered browser game

  • MediaSifter - "web interface for structuring and managing complex payments"

  • AirGap - For Crypto Transactions

  • Cent- incentivized Q&A platform

  • Maecenas- decentralized art gallery

  • Radar- token relayer powered by 0x Project

  • zeppelinOS- operating system for decentralized applications

Hiring

  • Pantera Hiring for Marketing & IR

Developer's Update

  • Ethereum core developers meeting update (August 25, 2017)
    • Hardfork expected late September, 2017.
    • ETH issuance reduced for the Byzantium hard fork will be 3 ETH.
    • Vitalik tweeted Ethereum difficulty adjustment, and how it reacts to various network stresses.

  • Solidity version 0.4.16 released.

  • Sawtooth Ethereum (Seth) - Hyperledger blockchain consortium introduces hybrid 'Sawtooth Ethereum' technology to bring multiple distributed ledger projects together under a single roof at Hyperledger. The Seth family consists of a new client, seth, that is used to construct and submit transactions to the network and a new transaction processor, seth-tp, that runs the Burrow Ethereum Virtual machine.

ICO / Token sale updates

  • Power Ledger - Australia's 1st ICO

  • Aventus - September 6, 2017

  • Eventchain - September 13, 2017

  • Etherparty - September 15, 2017

  • KICKICO - unified platform for ICO, crowdinvesting & crowdfunding powered by smart contracts - ICO will be launched from October 1, 2017.

  • SWAP - October 10, 2017

  • DMarket – a decentralized marketplace to turn every virtual item into a real commodity - 1-15 of November 2017 (12:00 PM NYC Time, UTC-5)

  • REcoin ICO -  the initial fundraising period and token pre-sale stage - is scheduled for August 7th - October 9th, 2017.

  • Minerva token sale date changed to October 1, 2017.

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