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0/ A scorching hot start to the week here in crypto land!

To help you stay on top of it all, I've put together a 23-part thread on what went down on Monday in the #crypto/#blockchain ecosystem.
1/ 📣 @Blockstream unveiled “MuSig” to its test cryptographic library, making it possible for devs to tinker with the Schnorr signature scheme and potentially find bugs. Hopes the code "will eventually be merged into the upstream library secp256k1 used by Bitcoin Core."
2/ 🤑 Tokyo-headquartered Recruit Co., Ltd. - an intermediate holding company of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. - announced its investment in @BeamPrivacy [ $BEAM ] via its #blockchain-focused fund RSP Blockchain Tech Fund. recruit.co.jp/en/newsroom/20…
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1) BOOOOOOOOOOOOM! 3 more #blockchain bills cleared the #Wyoming legislature today & head to @GordonGovernor's desk for signature! The special-purpose depository institution, tokenized corporate stock certificates & Secretary of State blockchain integration bills all passed today
2) The special-purpose depository institution (SPDI) is esp impt. It helps solve the #blockchain sector's prob of difficulty accessing basic US$-only #bank accounts, which v few banks offer to start-ups. Many horror stories of start-ups shutting down bc banks closed their accts
3) US businesses that lose their bank accts go out of biz (for ex. IRS requires withholding taxes to be paid electronically via a bank acct). It’s critical to success of #blockchain sector that more than just a few banks serve industry (for basic checking/payroll/cash mgmt accts)
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0/ Happy Valentine's Day to you #crypto-Twitter. I have a 14-part thread for you covering events from the space within the past day or two. Romantic, I know 💋

Enjoy!
1/ ⚡️ The development team behind @BeamPrivacy [ $BEAM ] - a privacy #cryptocurrency implementation of Mimblewimble - revealed plans to build a Mimblewimble-compatible #LightningNetwork!

Will work with @GrinMW devs to achieve this. medium.com/beam-mw/mimble…
2/ 🎉 @LeapDAO - a decentralized adaptive organization delivering layer-two #Ethereum scalability as a global public utility - announced its "community is now operating a More Viable Plasma chain" on the #Ethereum mainnet. leapdao.org/blog/Plasma-Ma…
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1/ BOOM! #Wyoming just recognized clear, direct property rights for #digitalassets by passing SF125! This means #blockchain cos will prob want to apply WY law to your contracts, domicile here, &/or have a physical presence here. Thx again to the army of ppl who helped over months
2/ As @TraceMayer says, v impt for broad adoption of #crypto that it be “backwards-compatible w/ law.” SF125 enables that. Bill was amended w/ improvements & latest is here: wyoleg.gov/Legislation/20…. Goes to @GordonGovernor for signature & could officially become law next week
3/ I'll publish analysis after it officially becomes law, but here's the key: #Wyoming law recognizes property rights in the DIRECT ownership of #digitalassets. Property law in US is determined by states, not the feds. WY not only did it first but did it right!! This applies to
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0/ The #crypto/#blockchain space is starting the week off strong! Many projects continuing to develop at a commendable rate. Let's see what's been going on over the 24 hours or so, shall we? 17 parts to this bad boy, let's do this 👇
1/ 🗳️ @WillWarren89 (CEO, @0xProject) announced an upcoming vote on #ZEIP23 which, if approved, would provide “0x with native support for trading any arbitrary bundle of ERC20/ERC721.” If implemented, ZEIP23 would be 0x's first-ever “hot upgrade.” blog.0xproject.com/zeip-23-trade-…
2/ 🎨 @ColemanSMaher (Partnerships, @OriginProtocol) unveiled the Origin-enabled PeerArt.io, a feeless, peer-to-peer marketplace for #art.

A number of artists signed up at launch, including @TrevorJonesArt, the first Scottish painter to incorporate AR into his work.
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The biggest Canadian #crypto story is the downfall of one of Canada’s largest #cryptocurrency exchanges @QuadrigaCoinEx

The untangling of this case will set major legal precedents for Canada & influence regs & the future operations of #fintech & crypto firms

Highlights ⬇️
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KEY @QuadrigaCoinEx STATS:

THE 💰
$250M total cash & #crypto owed to users
$180M missing #cryptocurrency 💸
$70M fiat owed to users; $25.7M frozen by @cibc & currently unbankable

THE CUSTOMERS
115k users owed 💰
Largest user owed $70m 🐳

Sources: EY ey.com/ca/quadriga
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THE LATEST:

EY appointed Court Monitor – will oversee QCX restructuring, investigate missing #crypto & secure funds/records

@QuadrigaCoinEx under CCAA creditor protection for 30 days (no one can sue for 30 days)

Motion to appoint representative counsel for creditors: Feb 14
3/
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0/ Can you believe we're already 10% through the year!? When you consider all that's transpired in the #crypto/#blockchain so far in 2019, that fact becomes less surprising.

Below, a 17-part thread based on what went down over the past day or so. Helping you stay informed!
1/ 🤝 @AirSwap's [ $AST ] @Crypto_Bobby announced the team's newfound "ability to support fiat on-ramp directly on AirSwap through [their] integration with" @SendWyre.

Fiat<-->#Crypto within users' self-custodied wallet, all whilst using #AirSwap's trading interface!
2/ 🐟 @Ethereum Foundation grantee @LeapDAO - a decentralized adaptive organization delivering layer-two Ethereum scalability as a global public utility - revealed its first public deployment of a Plasma Network! leapdao.org/blog/Plasma-Te…
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0/ 'Twas very much 'M&A Mondays' in the #crypto/#blockchain space, with not one, not two, but *three* announcements revealing the coming together of two previously discrete projects.

A heap of other developments took place on Monday, too, so let's get into it, shall we?
1/ 🐱 @Efolioapp - a P2P marketplace to buy and sell #crypto tokens - unveiled its solution that brings English auctions (as distinct from Dutch auctions) to @0xProject [ $ZRX ]!

Bid for NFTs with either an #ERC20- and #ERC721-compliant token. Neat! medium.com/@emoonmarket/0…
2/ 📣 Per @Cheddar, Facebook hired most of the @Chainspace_io team; its first major 'acqui-hire’ in the #crypto space.

Who is Chainspace? A #blockchain startup self-described as "a planetary scale smart contracts platform." cheddar.com/videos/faceboo…
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One of the perks of being at @ITCnews is being able to take part in discussions like this: @wto Emmanuelle Ganne author of the new book on #blockchain and international trade. Made me think of how it is/could be implemented for customs. /1
So many successful initiatives and pilots in this space. With the latest one announced over the weekend by IBM - shipment of oranges with electronic bill of lading. /2
Cases where letters of credit were reduced from 5 days to 1 (with Voltron doing some interesting things here) /3
ledgerinsights.com/blockchain-let…
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0/ 'Twas all happening on Wednesday in the world of #crypto/#blockchain! Below, I've put together a 25-part thread featuring all the best happenings in the space from the past day or so. Let's do this!
1a/ ⚖️ @MakerDAO [ $MKR / $DAI ] announced the MakerDAO Foundation underwent a major restructuring. Why? To "provide stronger support to help the Dai Credit system navigate an increasingly complex and ever-changing regulatory and competitive landscape." medium.com/makerdao/intro…
1b/ Ⓜ️ All Maker-related entities are part of the Maker Ecosystem Growth Group, a conglomerate of subsidiaries housed under the Cayman Islands-domiciled Maker Ecosystem Growth Foundation. It's temporary and "will dissolve once MakerDAO has achieved its decentralization goals."
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0/ Hot start to the week in the #crypto/#blockchain ecosystem! Successful fundraising rounds. New records set. Several products launched. Below is a 34-part thread on events that took place between Monday and Tuesday.

Enjoy!
1/ 🆕 @Guesserio launches today! Built on @AugurProject [ $REP ], the California-based #crypto project promises their release “will fundamentally change the way you participate in Augur prediction markets.”

Invest in the outcome of real-world events at your fingertips!
2/ 🔧 #Ethereum- and #IPFS-powered #blockchain platform for decentralized marketplaces, @OriginProtocol, unveiled its 'Marketplace Creator' tool.

This allows users to construct a decentralized marketplace in just a matter of minutes! medium.com/originprotocol…
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@AnselLindner (1/11) Hi! I'm Nik, an engineering manager at Ripple. I've been working on XRP Ledger going on 6 years and, along with my teammates, I've contribute to the XRP Ledger codebase. Let's address your tweet point by point.

Ready?
Set.
Go!
@AnselLindner (2/11) Academic research is an interesting topic. We've published several papers which describe the algorithm we use, and provide a mathematic framework to analyze it. We welcome academic review. @XRPTrump already linked one of them.
@AnselLindner @XRPTrump (3/11) We also welcome academic research and not just on XRP Ledger but in the #blockchain space more broadly. It's why I proposed that @Ripple start what eventually became known as the University Blockchain Research Initiative.
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1/This week at #Aracon2019, I would like to explore some core themes around #DecentralizedGovernance and #DisputeResolution together with the #crypto community working on related projects. @devinawalsh @coinfund_io @AragonProject @stefanobernardi @CambrialCapital 👇
2/THEME ONE: Are governance tokens valuable?

Token models have "eroded" somewhat these past few years: it's hard to make a token accrue value! But governance is being touted as one of the few activities fundamentally valuable to a network. How does this actually work?
3/There are actually not too many *actionable* models in this space that I can find. But there are some. . .
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Packet switching is the technology behind internet.
#Blockchain
Internet maximalists are toxic. There will obviously be multiple global packet switching standards.
#blockchain
The key to scaling global packet switching networks is right governence model.
#blockchain
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0/ The #cryptocurrency/#blockchain ecosystem is finishing the week in a flurry!

Below, I've condensed 19 of Friday's #crypto developments into one single #Twitter thread. All for your convenience. Enjoy!
1/ 🗽 New York State's D.F.S. granted both @LibertyX (fiat-to-#bitcoin service) and @RobinhoodApp (#crypto exchange) a #BitLicense to operate their respective businesses in the state of #NewYork. The latter also received a money transmitter license. dfs.ny.gov/about/press/pr…
2/ 📊 Social, peer-to-peer user #data network @3Boxdb has partnered with @AlethioEthstats to deliver the first #Ethereum block explorer with built-in social profiling functionality.

Can't wait to give this a try. Such a neat, value-adding integration for the budding #web3 space!
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0/ We're currently tracking at 40°C (104℉) here in #Melbourne, yet even that pales in comparison to the heat we're seeing in the #crypto/#blockchain space over the past ~24 hours.

What a day! Below are 22 developments that caught my eye.
1/ 🍑 Prominent full-service #blockchain technology co. @BitfuryGroup today announced a #Bitcoin #LightningNetwork-oriented product bundle called @Lightning_Peach.

Consumers, merchants, developers; there's LN-enabled solutions for all! Read more below. medium.com/meetbitfury/bi…
2/ 💡 After 18 months in stealth, San Francisco-based #crypto custody provider @Anchorage is live with its first product. They're building the first-ever crypto-native custodian!

Last year's a16z-led $17M Series A featured @Naval, @EladGil and @MLevchin. medium.com/anchorage/intr…
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0/ Surprise surprise, it's been another hot start to the week for the #crypto/#blockchain ecosystem. Encouraging to see!

Below is a 18-part thread I created to help you keep informed re industry news that broke over the past ~24 hours. Hope you enjoy it!
1/ 🌐 An ann. from Elliott Suthers (Comms. Director, @Coinbase) revealed that "high-volume @CoinbasePro and Prime customers in Asia and Europe [can now] use cross-border wire transfers to fund their Coinbase accounts."

Now *that* is progress! blog.coinbase.com/announcing-new…
2/ 🙋🏻‍♂️ Staying with @Coinbase, news emerged that the top-tier #crypto exchange hired Quito Zuba as its Head of Market Operations last November.

Formerly, Quito spent over 6 years as the Global Head of Operations for @ThomsonReuters. Big get for Coinbase!
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1/ TWEETSTORM about #Wyoming’s BIG REVEAL. This is long & info-packed, so buckle in. My native state is about to do bigger things for #blockchain, & the sector is about to pay Wyoming back big-time. Win-win! @Tyler_Lindholm @SenatorDriskill @TraceMayer @ForbesCrypto
3/ New bill 2 parts. 1-Digital asset custody via #SEC #CustodyRule wld create first true #QualifiedCustodian for digital assets (for investors who by law can’t self-custody). 2-Defines property rights for digital assets—doing something HUGELY IMPT for #bitcoin/virtual currencies
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0/ Strong finish to the week in the #cryptocurrency and #blockchain space. Partnerships, funding, mainnet/testnet launches, interviews; that's just some of it!

Below, a 23-part thread covering the latest from the budding #crypto industry over the past day or so. Enjoy!
1/ 🙋‍♂️#Crypto spot and futures trading platform @ErisX_Digital announced two additions to its board of directors: @EthereumJoseph (CEO & Founder, @ConsenSys; Co-Founder, #Ethereum) and #fintech entrepreneur, Chris Conde!
2/ 📢 @HelloICONworld [ $ICX ] published a write-up detailing their strategy to expand the #ICON public #blockchain ecosystem!

There's plenty planned for 1H19, including the launch of a DEX, DID #smartphone app, and Tokyo-based #dApp launchpad. medium.com/helloiconworld…
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#ETNFacts : #Electroneum ranks pretty well against some of the top #cryptocurrencies in daily transaction volume as well as web traffic by unique users and global page views on Alexa. Take a look at the chart below.

#ETN #Stellar #BTC #LTC #dash #dgb #xlm #fintech #crypto #news
#ETNFacts : #Electroneum on Alexa ranks #3 in web traffic globally vs other top #cryptocurrencies. Web #Metrics is a strong indicator of popularity, usability & interest in a project. These are Certified Alexa stats which means bot traffic is omitted.

#ETN #crypto #Cryptonews
#ETNFacts: Many #Crypto Enthusiasts only look at #Github commits and categorize a projects' activity. #Electroneum is different in this regards as it is a #Fintech / #Blockchain Hybrid & has a lot of closed source code as well as it open source on GT. See Fact Below:

#ETN #BTC
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Starting a MEGA #niTROn2019 twitter thread here to keep things organized and provide you an update.

#Tron $TRX #BitTorrent $BTT #Ethereum $ETH #Bitcoin $BTC

2 days of updates, all in one thread; this one.

Be sure to RT and share for others! @JustinSunTron
1st 90 minutes of the Event (Intro, Justin Sun, Jordy COO of BitTorrent and 3 Exchange Representatives) 📽️📺 VIDEO OF INTRO & FIRST ACTS

#niTROn2019 #TRON $TRX

The price of #TRON $TRX is CLIMBING fast after hearing the professional thoughts and plans for the TRON NETWORK.

#niTROn2019 is off to a good start! #niTROn

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0/ Back from an amazing week in Hobart* to bring you a 24-part thread covering the latest from the #crypto space over the past day or two!

*S/O to @TasFireService & @NSWRFS for bravely fighting a near-month-long fire that's now burnt out 28,000+ ha of World Heritage-listed land.
1/ 🛰️ Leading #Bitcoin infra. #tech provider @Blockstream has launched its Blockstream Satellite API Beta.

Paying via the #LightningNetwork testnet (i.e., for free), users can broadcast data via Blockstream's satellite network. No #Internet needed! blockstream.com/2019/01/16/sat…
2/ 🛑 Ethereum's #Constantinople upgrade was postponed due to a potential vulnerability discovered by #blockchain security firm @Chain_Security relating to EIP1283 (i.e., cheaper gas costs for SSTORE operations). Next course of action to be explored during Friday's core dev call.
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Mes 5 prédictions Blockchain & Bitcoin pour 2019 publiées par @Instit_Sapiens (thread)
institutsapiens.fr/lannee-2019-vu…
1/5. La “dé-totémisation” de la “#Blockchain” devrait se
poursuivre : on comprendra de plus en plus que la “Blockchain” est
une notion ambigüe qui a suscité trop d’illusions et de fantasmes. Des
arnaques et projets absurdes continueront à fleurir mais en nombre
plus réduit
2/5. Le #bitcoin restera un tabou inquiétant pour les élites et la plupart
des observateurs qui continueront à le regarder avec une méfiance
superstitieuse et à l’accuser de tous les maux de la Terre
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⚡1/44 THEY SAID IT WOULD FAIL ⚡

#Bitcoin's software has been running for 10 years…

That’s:
⚡87.6K hrs
⚡3.6K days
⚡370m TXs

To mark history, we’re launching our first interactive feature: #BitcoinAt10. The story of bitcoin, told by its builders: ow.ly/9d3a30nfAuG
2/44 #BITCOIN’S 7 MOST ICONIC MEMES

Magic Internet Money Wizard? Rollercoaster guy?

Take the red pill to explore CoinDesk’s list of the decade's best bitcoin #memes. (Or don't. Honey badger don't care...)

READ: ow.ly/Rs8e30nfu2g #BitcoinAt10
3/44 THE BEST #BITCOIN SLANG

Don’t let the bearwhale get you. HODL to ride out the Flippening...

Can't make sense of the sentence? We list the 12 best #crypto words of the decade. Think of it as yourr #hyperbitcoinization guide.

READ: ow.ly/uXHr30nfukc #BitcoinAt10
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