EtherWorld's weekly: January 20, 2019

Constantinople fork postponed; next planned fork on Feb 27th at block 7.28M; Wyoming proposed Crypto friendly bills; Bitcoin available at Coinstar and more..

EtherWorld's weekly: January 20, 2019

(Blockchain Weekly Recap)


World news

  • Wyoming Introduces Crypto Related Bills which Gives Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin the same Status as Money.
  • Bitcoin is now accessible at your local grocery store via Coinstar Kiosks.
  • NASA to Use Blockchain Technology For Air Traffic Management. Blockchain would address the potential issues of privacy, prevent spoofing, denial of service and other attacks.

Ethereum News


Other blockchain News

  • Over $3.2 trillion was sent using bitcoin in 2018

  • Circle’s USDC Stablecoin Fully Dollar Backed, passed auditing.



New Projects and Protocols

  • Parity Fether light client based wallet: Beta is out.
  • ADVENTUREUM : Text-based, crowd-sourced, decentralised choose-your-own adventure game.
  • BeaconChain.swift: Swift implementation of Ethereum 2.0 beacon chain
  • Veil is a peer-to-peer prediction market and derivatives platform built on top of Augur, 0x, and Ethereum. It is live on Mainnet
  • Urbit: is a personal cloud server.

Project and Protocol updates

  • BAT offering 30 days of free advertising for crypto projects.
  • Decentraland 2019 Project Update
  • Panvala Token Grant Applications from Gnosis, Status and Level K
  • Pulling Back The Curtain: How ShapeShift Handles Law Enforcement Compliance


Out of the league

Print, Video, Podcast & Interviews

  • Andrew Keys - Building a Stronger ConsenSys in a Decentralized World

Blockchain good reads

EtherWorld's collection of Good Read on Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

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

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