EtherWorld's weekly: July 15, 2018

SEC open comments on CBOE, FSC hearing on Digital Currency, Plasma for issuing national currencies, Bancor Hack, Coinbase adding Digital Assets and more..

EtherWorld's weekly: July 15, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper)


World news

Ethereum News

  • Apply for a scholarship at Devcon4

  • "Whats a day like in the life as an EF/Ethereum researcher?" , an interesting thread on reddit. Very few people have titles. Vitalik technically has the title of chief scientist and Aya is the Executive Director. "The Ethereum Foundation is a really fun and rewarding place to work :)", says Souptacular, the moderator of Ethereum Core Dev Meeting.

  • Plasma for issuing national currencies -

"Plasma implementations being almost ready :)
The base layer for a central bank currency having $5 txfees is ok; it is after all only a settlement layer"

"I'd obviously recommend ERC20, but launch with some well-functioning Plasma chains. Maybe each commercial bank could run one?" said Vitalik Buterin.

  • Proposed Constantinople Timeline
    * Finalize EIPs that are being implemented: July 13th
    * Client implementation: July 16th - August 13th
    * Testing: August 13th - September 10th
    * Testnet: September 10th - October 1st
    * Launch: October 8th
    This is not final and there will likely be changes.

  • PegasysEng is planning on releasing Java, open source, mainnet-compatible Ethereum client, Pantheon, at @EFDevcon 4.

  • Implementation of Nick Johnson's Offchain Auction Crowdsale

Other Blockchain News

  • Litecoin Foundation decided to acquire a 9.9% stake in a German bank.
  • Bitcoin Cash Network Highly Centralized, 49% of all Nodes Run on Alibaba’s Facilities: Bitpico
  • StellarX - Full-featured trading app for Stellar’s universal marketplace.
  • Nemchange - Buy and sell NEM-based tokens (mosaics) #nemchange.
  • NEO Blockchain Game Development Competition is in full swing. @NEO_Blockchain @NewEconoLab More than 160 teams have signed up for the competition.


Developers Update

Good Reads on Blockchain

Print, Video, Podcast & Interviews


New Projects

  • Moksha Coin - Bounties Network is Launching Moksha Coin at ETHIndia to Expand Community Engagement in Asia.
  • MyCryptoBank - Cryptobank for cryptocommunity.

Project updates and Press Release


Out of the league


  • Waltonchain Global Super Master Node Recruitment Program
  • Cointelegraph has launched a listings platform for jobs in the crypto and blockchain industries.

Trading & Mining

Hackathon, Events & Developer programs

Ongoing ...
  • March 19, 2018 - Spetmber 30, 2018: Gnosis X by Gnosis - a recurring challenge inviting developers, creators, and businesses to build customized prediction market applications on top of the Gnosis platform.
  • June 9, 2018 - July 15,2018: ConsenSys India Developer Program – Vishakhapatnam & Bengaluru


  • IDMoney Token sale starts July 01, 2018 - August 31, 2018.
  • Save Environment Token Token sale starts September 05, 2018.
  • ORBIS - Onging Token sale till October 29, 2018.

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