EtherWorld's weekly: April 29, 2019

ProgPOW audit funded; Vitalik Buterin Proposes Doubling Staking Rewards; Finland Begins Regulating Crypto Service Providers; regulation of cryptocurrency in Brazil ;FedEx says it’s time to mandate blockchain for international shipping and more...

EtherWorld's weekly: April 29, 2019

(Blockchain Weekly Recap)


World news

Ethereum news

Exchange, Trading and Wallet News

  • What Trends are Ahead for Crypto Industry in 2019
  • ETrade Is Close to Launching Cryptocurrency Trading
  • MyCrypto - Ambo has launched on the App Store. Ambo, through guidance and support from MyCrypto, aims to be the premier iOS wallet for people who need an easier way to access the amazing technology of cryptocurrency.
  • Binance Research - Categorizing Cryptoassets: A Return-Driven Cluster Analysis. Says Ripple (XRP) ‘Best Diversifier’, Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) Most Correlated.


  • Ethereum 2.0

    • Ethereum 2.0 Development Update #26 — Prysmatic Labs
    • Loom Network- Universal Transaction Signing: Seamless Layer 2 DApp Scaling for Ethereum 🔐
    • Introducing Hobbits: A lightweight wire protocol for ETH 2.0.
  • Release

    • OpenZeppelin 2.3.0: Release Candidate
    • Trufflev5.0.14 – Quorum Private Transactions! Gas Exactimation! And More!
  • EIP / ERC

    • Move EIP 1057 into the Accepted Category.
    • EIP 615 decision discussion at next core dev meeting.


New Projects and Protocol

  • Moon - Shop Online with Cryptocurrency. Shop directly on via Lightning Network or from your Coinbase account with Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ether and Bitcoin Cash.
  • Loopring - Open source DEX matching engine by Loopring.
  • VerX - ChainSecurity, an ETH Zurich spin-off, is happy to announce VerX, the first automated verifier for certifying custom functional requirements of Ethereum smart contracts.
  • Cryptoraves Tokens - Cryptoraves tokens can be freely (literally, fee-lessly) requested and shared, all on Twitter, thanks to Loom’s PlasmaChain! They’re on Layer 2.

Projects and Protocols update

  • Brave Launches the First Advertising Platform Built on Privacy. It’s easy to support the YouTube Channel
  • Gitcoin’s Web 3 friendly ad platform - CodeFund Ads on Etherscan.
  • The DistrictOx Weekly — April 27th, 2019
  • KyberDAO Experiment #1 Review and Summary of Discussions
  • Augur as Wikipedia for Markets.


Print, Video, Podcast & Interviews

  • Berlin Meetup - Ethereum Core Devs Eth1x/Istanbul Planning Meeting Day One (2019/04/17) and Day Two

  • EDCON Keynote Presentation with Vitalik Buterin & the Ethereum Foundation | EDCON 2019

  • Blockchain 101: Randomness and Random Beacons with Justin Drake

  • Austin Griffith: Path to Mass Adoption with the Burner Wallet

  • Griff Green, Giveth – Creating the New Economic Model of Giving

Blockchain good reads

Also check: EtherWorld's collection of Good Read on Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

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

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