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Matthew Willemsen @mwill_crypto
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0/ Regardless of the market conditions, the #crypto and #blockchain space is active as ever.

Let's go through some of the eye-catching, project-specific news that took place over the past 24 hours or so, shall we?
1/ 🇲🇾 @NEMofficial's SEA arm - @NEM_SEA - announced an MoU reached with Taylor’s University.

NEM SEA will assist the Malaysian university's School of Computing and IT in many ways. E.g., help author a syllabus devoted to #blockchain, run some of the students classes, and more.
2/ 📣 @DharmaProtocol unveiled #DharmaLever, a way for users to *trustlessly* borrow/lend #crypto in large volumes on a global scale.

Will feed and draw credit liquidity from Dharma's growing network of relayers (e.g. @Bloqboard, #QuickLine).

Read more:…
3/ 👨🏻‍🏫 Another #DeFi-related project - @dydxprotocol - had its newly released $sETH token be subject of a tutorial video by @NuggetsNewsAU's @AlexSaundersAU.

Viewers are taught how to trade it on @RadarRelay - very helpful indeed!
4/ 🔢 SF-based #crypto portfolio & tax management startup @CoinTracker_io released the data set for its impressive #cryptocurrency correlation matrix (@CreativeCommons license: CC BY).

Dates back to January 1, 2014! Go nuts:…
5/ 🤝 The @MakerDAO [ $MKR ] team welcomed @DavidUtro on board as the Core Community Lead.

Yesterday, Maker announced the Core Community Development Initiative. Am keen to see what David and others come up with!
6.0/ 🦠 @PowerLedger_io shared more details vis-à-vis its Asset Germination Events (AGE) model announced earlier this week.

Notably, this will feature a so-called 'POWR Buyback and Burn Program'; a new source of upward pressure re $POWR's perceived value.…
6.1/ 🎥 The team - represented by both @MsJemmaGreen and @Anya_Nova - also live-streamed a Q&A session with its community.

Here, they elaborated on the AGE model (i.e., motivation, $POWR's role, how it aligns w/ overall biz. dev.), amongst other things.…
7/ 🇨🇳 An arbitral tribunal of the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration deemed #bitcoin as having characteristics congruent with extant laws.

@Messari's @katherineykwu was quick to provide her highly valued insight, sharing the below thread.
8/ 📄 @LEVERJ_io [ $LEV ] CEO @BharathRao published a working draft detailng #GluonPlasma, a #Plasma sidechain designed to enable trustless, non-custodial trading on #crypto exchanges!

S/Os given to @MumboJumbo, @TiwariShanky, @ChrsEngel & Nirmal Gupta.
9/ 👾 @Ontology [ $ONT ] partnered with game platform & content community @MIXMARVELGAME to build #blockchain-based dApps using the #Ontology infrastructure.

The two will also work to enhance @MixHyperDragons, with the popular #dApp preparing to use Ontology for the first time.
10/ 💧 Speaking of @OntologyNetwork, Liquid (@QuoineGlobal) revealed that the $ONT token is to be listed on its #crypto exchange.

To mark the occasion, the #Quoine-powered trading platform is administering an ONT Airdrop & Trading Contest, starting on Monday.
11/ 🗞️ @8x_Protocol issued Protocol Weekly #14, the *go-to* aggregator of all the latest from the projects creating L2 solutions atop #Ethereum.

Features teams incl. @AirSwap, @CDx_Project, Dharma, @OriginProtocol, @KyberNetwork and @LoopringOrg.…
12/ 📝 US-based @BittrexExchange announced the listing of @PALNetwork_ [ $PAL ], a dual-layered protocol for financial assets (formerly known as PolicyPal Network).

#Bittrex opened up just one trading pair for the newly listed #ERC20-compliant token (i.e., PAL/BTC).
13/ 🌠 @Interstellar released Starlight, a demo implementation of payment channels on @StellarOrg's protocol. Transact privately, instantly and securely, all whilst paying no fees.

Simple analogy: the payment channels used in #Bitcoin's Lightning Network.…
14/ 🎊 @Ethos_io [ $ETHOS ] announced that it will serve as the official #crypto wallet for @Genesis_Vision [ $GVT ].

GV is building out a decentralized trust management platform powered by #blockchain technology & smart contracts. Plans to also support stocks, futures, and FX.
15/ 💪 As #DevCon4 draws nearer, @DAppNode opted to share an extensive update with their community.

Fresh off of *three* grants (via the EF, ECF, and @AragonProject's Aragon Nest), they've continued to build out its ecosystem of hardware decentralization.…
16/ 🔛 @ethStatus [ $SNT ] kicked off its #CryptoLife Hackathon for #PragueBlockchainWeek. Cool seeing the use of ENS registrations.

@LivepeerTV has your streaming needs sorted. For bounties, look to @ethBounties' explorer.

Go forth devs, and #buidl!
17/ 🇰🇷 On-chain liquidity protocol @KyberNetwork had its native Kyber Network Crystal [ $KNC ] listed on top-tier South Korean #cryptocurrency exchange, @UPbitExchange.

The token (crystal?) will be tradable against the won (₩). Post is so readable, no?
18/ 🤔 Is it a partnership? Strategic alliance? MoU? Nope, try 'initial cooperation intention'.

Well, *that* is what Silictec - technical subsidiary of @Waltonchain [ $WTC ] - has reached w/ Shenzhen Institute for Drug Control after meeting up recently.…
19/ 🌐 The Non-Fungible Alliance has been launched by the team over at @0xcert [ $ZXC ].

With @ProjectOpenSea, @CryptoCarz, @CodexProtocol and 16 other members already joined, the Alliance hopes to expedite the development of the #NFT space.

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