EtherWorld's weekly: April 22, 2018

EtherWorld's weekly: April 22, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper)


World news

  • The high court of India has now overruled the RBI's decision to ban crypto from the country.

  • Mastercard will use blockchain for identity protection, a new patent filed.

  • NASA Funds Blockchain Autonomous Rocket Project

  • Belgium Donates to World Food Programme’s Blockchain Solution

  • Get Started with Blockchain Using the new AWS Blockchain Templates

  • Barclays Has Eyes on Opening Crypto-Trading Desk

  • Coinbase has blocked the official @WikiLeaks shop from its platform without notice or explanation. Wikileaks is going to war against Coinbase.

  • PayPal's new Transaction Fees policy is giving room to cryptocurrency transaction.

  • Third Co-Founder Of Cryptocurrency Company, Centra Tech Inc. Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Scheme To Defraud Investors.

  • Facebook says no to ICO ads but allows promotion of phishing websites.

  • Founder and CEO of Picasa joins the advisory board of a blockchain company that gonna decentralize Shutterstock

Ethereum News

Other Blockchain News

  • Bitcoin Is The Religion, But Ripple Would Pack Higher Return - Forbes
  • Bitcoin going mainstream in Las Vegas
  • Ripple - Australians can now pay their everyday bills with XRP on Living Room of Satoshi
  • Monero DevMeeting 2018-04-22
  • The Monero Messaging System - A proposal for easy multisig. Reddit
  • Someone transferred $99 million in Litecoin — and it only cost them $0.40 in fees


Developer's Update

Good Reads on Blockchain

Print, Video, Podcast & Interviews


New Projects and White Paper

  • Crux - A secure enclave for Quorum
  • Forever has fallen - Blockchain gamification using transmedia and a blockbuster story.

Project updates and Press Release

  • Havven launches eUSD, its first stablecoin. (Press release)
  • Renewing or releasing your ENS name
  • Dow Jones Media Group Partners With Brave Software To Offer Premium Content To Users and Test Blockchain-Based Payment Technology
  • Introducing the VeChain Multi-Party Payment Protocol
  • Kyber Network Token Thought Experiment - Additional Use Cases
  • Indorse Business Update — Q1 2018
  • AirSwap is going live on April 25, 2018.
  • Grid+ Progress Report — 4/20/2018
  • Virtue Poker Alpha Preview
  • Enigma Joins Enterprise Ethereum Alliance and Decentralized Identity Foundation
  • Horizon State Joins The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
  • Akasha - Mending The Gap. It is now accessible also from Mist and classic web browsers running the MetaMask and IPFS Companion extensions.
  • Announcing the final phase of the MyCrypto Beta
  • Status Alpha 0.9.17 Release Notes
  • Etheroll announce the release of our new UI.
  • Funfair partnership with leading game developer Spike Games


  • Coinbase has acquired Earn’s co-founder and CEO, Balaji Srinivasan joins Coinbase’s new Chief Technology Officer.
  • Kraken's position on regulations.



  • MedCredits $10,000 App Competition. Submissions will be accepted beginning now until April 24, 2018.
  • Hackital 36-Hour Ethereum Hackathon in Washington, DC from April 27-29, 2018.
  • EthMemphis hackathon. Apply before MAY 19TH - 7 PM.
  • EthBuenosAires hackathon from May 25-28, 2018.
  • Melonport hackthon in Zug. May 17-19, 2018


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