EtherWorld's weekly: December 23, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper)

News

World news

Other blockchain news

  • NEL releases NeoRay debugging tool for NEO smart contracts
  • The state of Bitcoin - 59 pages long PDF report on Bitcoin by Delphi Digital.
  • Raspberry Pi Bitcoin Node up and running, 100% blockchain synced.
  • Litecoin Foundation & X9 Devs partner to support LTCD and Lightning Network.

Ethereum News

  • Ethereum 2018 in review.
  • First story (News Site Full Article) archived by a U.S. publication straight onto the Ethereum blockchain at the Popula kickstarter.
  • Ethereum Foundation Emerging Economies Survey
  • Vitalik Buterin donated 1000 ETH to Prysmatic Labs, Chainsafe and SigmaPrime.
  • ETHGlobal 2018 wrap-up, and looking ahead to 2019
  • EEA Technical Documents
  • ConsenSys plans to spin out most of its startups, and it’s going to mean layoffs. As many as 50 to 60 percent of the company’s employees could be let go.
  • Tweet storm on "Bear market" by alex van de sande. Personally, I agree too. This bear market may have hurt a few projects that were really into contributing ecosystem. In my opinion, small startups who is running on donation and projects raising money via crowdsale in ETH (eg @ $300), may have hard time retaining resources they expected to carry with the project.

Technology

Projects

New Projects and Protocols

  • Beam: A scalable confidential cryptocurrency based on the Mimblewimble protocol on Mainnet Release will go live on January 3rd, 2019 at 02:00 PM (GMT).
  • Grin - the private & lightweight mimblewimble blockchain. Launch planned for Jan. 15th 2019.
  • DPAGE - Publish web content on the decentralized internet
  • ONEX Network - Proof-of-Stake ETC token
  • Casanova: A scalable consensus protocol for blockchain
  • QuuBe is an e-marketplace built on the Ethereum blockchain technology by Qoo10.
  • Plasma Winter - an account model Plasma with with zkSNARK proved state transitions. Started on ETH Singapore.
  • Ethereum Social Impact Collaboration: Donate ether to support Heifer International
  • ZkDai — Private DAI transactions on Ethereum using Zk-SNARKs
  • Introducing the dxDAO - The dxDAO awakens on April 4th, 2019. The dxDAO will be a community-governed DAO with total control over the DutchX trading protocol. Anyone can participate in what will be the first ever fully decentralized trading protocol.

Project updates

Miscellaneous

Out of the league

Print, Video, Podcast & Interviews

Blockchain good reads

EtherWorld's collection of Good Read on Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

Wallets, Exchange, Trading & Mining

  • Coinbase Earn: Earn cryptocurrency while learning about new digital assets (by invite-only mode now).
  • Ethereum tokens Dai (DAI), Golem (GNT), Maker (MKR), and Zilliqa (ZIL) have launched on Coinbase Pro in select jurisdictions.
  • Direct crypto conversions on Coinbase
  • Binance Labs Releases 8 Blockchain Projects From Its Incubator Program.
  • Rigoblock Token Sale - Now On Ethfinex
  • Stratis Finally Launches Their Long-Awaited C# Full Node

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