EtherWorld's weekly: February 17, 2019

JP Morgan introduces JPM Coin for payments; Mozilla to add cryptomining blocking; Constantinople fork on Feb 27/28; Nasdaq to Add Bitcoin and Ethereum Indices; Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey Says Bitcoin’s Lightning Is Coming to Cash App; ProgPoW CarbonVote and more

EtherWorld's weekly: February 17, 2019

(Blockchain Weekly Recap)


World news

  • JP Morgan introduces JPM Coin for payments

  • Mozilla to add cryptomining blocking. Why not adblocking? This is an absurd double standard.

  • Nasdaq to Add Bitcoin and Ethereum Indices to Global Data Service

  • Cryptocurrency-hijacking malware ‘Clipper’ discovered on Google’s Play Store

  • Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey Says Bitcoin’s Lightning Is Coming to Cash App

  • Amazon Managed Blockchain - Easily create and manage scalable blockchain networks, is a fully managed service that makes it easy to create and manage scalable blockchain networks using the popular open source frameworks Hyperledger Fabric and Ethereum.

  • Hyundai Commercial works with IBM to create blockchain-based platform to expand its commercial financing services

  • NYSE Arca, Inc. Filing for New Bitcoin ETF

  • SEC re-released Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) guide

  • SendFriend Announces $1.7M in Capital from 8 Decimal Capital, Techstars, 2020 Ventures, Barclays, MIT Media Lab. Partners with Ripple, and leverages xRapid to create a seamless money transfer experience.

Ethereum News

Other blockchain News

  • Opening the Filecoin Project Repos
  • Welcome Corey Glick to IOTA Foundation
  • Cardano Community Newsletter - February 15, 2019



New Project / Protocol

  • More Viable PlasmaDog Premiers at ETHDenver on Rinkeby
  • SKALE Labs : Skale empowers Ethereum dApps to run high-speed, low-cost smart contracts in Layer 2
  • Forge Platform: Real-time & Historical Insights for your Ethereum based projects.
  • Dappi: Embeddable widgets
    for any smart contract. Make interacting with your smart contract as easy as a retweet. Pre-define functions, customize the look, use.

Project and Protocol updates

  • Raiden Protocol Explained
  • OmiseGO’s Alpha Release (Ari)
  • Earn Zcash while learning about blockchain privacy
  • 5 Growth Hacks With Bounty0x
  • EthCC Web3 Ecosystem Development Track
  • Status Introducing Keycard - The secure, contactless hardwallet & open source API
  • Cosmos Hub to Launch Mainnet - Pre-launch Dependencies & How to Safely Claim Your Atoms
  • 0x ZEIP-23: trade bundles of assets. Vote on ZEIP23 with ZRX on February 18, 2019


Out of the league

Exchange, Minning, Wallet and Trading

  • Backup your encrypted private keys on Google Drive and iCloud with Coinbase Wallet

  • NVIDIA Announces Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2019

Print, Video, Podcast & Interviews

Blockchain good reads

EtherWorld's collection of Good Read on Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

**Bounty and Vacancy **

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

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