Patrick Byrne, Cryptocurrency Champion, Resigns as Overstock CEO

by Nikhilesh De

Ethereum Poised to Be First Public Blockchain in Hyperledger Consortium

| Nathan DiCamillo

A proposal to add the ConsenSys-backed Pantheon project awaits a vote from the Hyperledger technical steering committee.

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PundiX’s Crypto Cash Registers Will Be Installed in 49 Retail Stores Across Venezuela

| Daniel Kuhn

Traki department stores will integrate Pundi X’s point-of-sale device, XPOS, to offer a cryptocurrency payment rail for shoppers.

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Rwanda’s Central Bank Is Researching a Possible Digital Currency Launch

| William Foxley

The National Bank of Rwanda (NBR) is looking at other countries, specifically Canada, the Netherlands, and Singapore’s central bank digital…

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Ripple Partnership Provides New Payment Rail for UK Remittance Firm

| Daniel Kuhn

Ripple's newest partnership will enable UK remittance firm, Xendpay, to move money to Southeast Asia in real time.

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Iconloop Signs Deal With Art Site to Create Record of Ownership

| Richard Meyer

The works include five by Lee Ufan, founder of the avant-garde School of Things, and three works of Whanki Kim, an early abstract artist in Korea.

Crypto Futures Exchange Deribit Launching Bulk Derivatives Trading

| Daniel Palmer

Deribit is teaming with institutional traders' messaging service Paradigm to facilitate block trades of bitcoin and ether derivatives.

Korean Banks Back $7.4 Million Funding Round for Blocko

| Daniel Palmer

Blocko, a blockchain firm working on enterprise applications of the tech, says it's raised $7.44 million from investors including Shinhan Bank.

Miller Lite Teams With Blockchain Firm for Customer Engagement Game

| Daniel Palmer

Miller Lite has partnered with a blockchain marketing company for a promotional game that utilizes blockchain and crypto collectibles.

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Blockchain Education Initiatives Launch at California Universities

| William Foxley

A VC-backed blockchain firm aiding student groups at Harvard, Oxford and Cambridge is officially rolling out its programs at three California…

‘Power to the People’: Privacy Was the Rallying Cry of Berlin’s Web3 Summit

| Christine Kim

It may seem trivial in some cases, but digital anonymity is no joking matter to American whistleblower and privacy advocate Edward Snowden.