EtherWorld's weekly: November 25, 2018

IMF Explores Evolving Forms of Money; US Election Commission Allows Mining of Cryptocurrency for Political Campaigns; Overstock could be sold for crypto; EEA Opens Regional Office in Korea and more...

EtherWorld's weekly: November 25, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper)


World news

  • IMF Explores Evolving Forms of Money, Prospects of CBDC
  • IBM and Columbia University Launch Two Accelerator Programs for Blockchain Startups Programs combine research and enterprise network expertise to help early-stage and later-stage companies build and scale blockchain.
  • Blockchain Gaming Is Coming to Sony PS4
  • The US Election Commission Allows Mining of Cryptocurrency for Political Campaigns.
  • Indian Government Expects to Finalize Crypto Bill Next Month
  • Saudi Arabia Explores Option to Launch a New Cryptocurrency Coin with UAE in 2019
  • North Dakota Securities Commissioner Issues Order Against Union Bank Payment Coin
  • North Korea Announces International Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Summit
  • Overstock’s Founder Bets on Blockchain, Not Bedsheets - Patrick Byrne is so certain about the technology’s possibilities, he’s planning to sell Overstock’s retail business

Other blockchain news

Ethereum News

  • "A Blockchain Holiday Dinner" - A video by ConsenSysMedia, it's amazing - must watch!!

  • Ethereum Core Devs Meeting #50 [2018-11-23]

    • Agenda
    • Video
    • Notes
    • In today's call there was a long discussion over the controversy of an article published at Coindesk . According to the article, Ethereum developers are secretly meeting to work on improving the Ethereum network. I personally don't think there is anything bad about it, but many were concerned why the meeting wasn't in public forum. Read more about the discussion between developers on Gitter.
    • Well, to settle down the dust, a write up on Ethereum 1 dot X: a half-baked roadmap for mainnet improvements is published for public reference.
  • Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Opens Regional Office in Korea and Appoints Blockchain Leader Joonho Park as Regional Head.

  • Announcing EDRA: The Ethereum Dispute Resolution Alliance. This effort was started together by the Bounties Network and ENS teams. The Aragon One team has also decided to officially join as a member of the alliance.

  • "Mastering Ethereum: Building Smart Contracts and DApps 1st Edition" by Andreas M. Antonopoulos and Gavin Wood is now available on Kindle.



New Projects

  • fizzy: Smart insurance. Automatic compensation.
  • Krab: An encrypted IPFS Keystore Manager

Project updates

  • The District Weekly — November 24th, 2018
  • Using Truffle framework with Arkane - Extending the most popular blockchain development framework.
  • Aragon
  • Status v0.9.31 Release - Introducing browser privacy mode
  • Gnosis Safe—Product Status
  • Level K - Public Disclosure: Malicious GasToken Minting. Redit
  • Bakkt Launch update + reader FAQs - Bakkt Warehouse to feature warm & cold wallet insurance.


Print, Video, Podcast & Interviews

  • Vlad and Gav go head-to-head on blockchain governance.

  • Ethereum 2.0 and Scaling Blockchains with Preston Van Loon of Prysmatic Labs

  • Blockchain Could Work for Luxury, Too - Joe Lubin at NY Times

Blockchain good reads

Wallets, Exchange, Trading & Mining

  • MetaMask Labs presents Mustekala — the Light Client that seeds data
  • Introducing The Kyber Trading API
  • Trezor Black Friday deal Model T 3for2 package or Trezor One with a 33% discount + free silicone case

Hackathon, Conferences, Events & Developer programs (Event Calendar)

ICO Calendar

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