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0/ Thread time. Continue reading if you want to know what's been going on in the #crypto/#blockchain ecosystem over the past ~24 hours!
1/ 🤝 In a push to bolster speed and throughput, stalwart of the #crypto exchange space - @Bitstamp - chose @Cinnober to henceforth be the provider of its trading system (i.e., replacing Bitstamp's in-house developed matching engine).
2/ Ⓜ️ The team at @MakerDAO [ $MKR ] updated the community on its upgrade path vis-à-vis Multi-Collateral $Dai (MCD).

Ever-meticulous, Maker is running initiatives to ensure that potential bugs/vulnerabilities are identified and fixed prior to release.…
3/ 🔛 @Bancor's cross-#blockchain decentralized liquidity network - #BancorX - officially went live on the EOS mainnet.

Upon launch, users are able to convert between 110+ #ERC20- and #EOS-based #crypto tokens. Neat!
4/ 👋 @IOTAtoken [ $IOTA ] welcomed *four* new members to its ever-growing team.

Two #software engineers in Lukas Tassanyi (aka @Micro_Hash) and Luca Moser, along with senior UX/UI designer Andrew Brough and SysOps engineer Sadjy Sadjan.

#IOTA very much in #BUIDL mode!
5/ 🗓️ The #Ethereum-powered @MARKETProtocol [ $MKT ] declared November 12 the launch date of its trustless derivatives protocol.

Below is the team's shared video of the first-ever live trade on #MARKETProtocol. Keen for next Monday!
6/ 🍎 @APompliano's latest episode of 'Off The Chain' with @MustStopMurad was very well-received by the public, but not so much by @Apple, who took down the episode *without* warning or explanation.

Enter: the Streisand effect.
7/ 🆕 #Cryptocurrency valuation/ranking site @CoinGecko unveiled CoinGecko Beam, a communication channel for teams to post project updates to.

Aimed at bolstering transparency in the #crypto space, Beam already has 87 projects and 12 exchanges signed up!…
8/ 🇳🇿 @HorizonState [ $HST ] will have its #blockchain-based voting system utilized by New Zealand political party - The Opportunity Party (@TOP_NZ) - in its upcoming leadership election.

Party members will vote securely via their mobile phones.…
9/ 📣 @TomoChainANN [ $TOMO ] announced several key development milestones in its latest community update.

Amongst them, the publication of the design paper for its #DEX protocol, #TomoX. Mainnet to ship no later than April 2019. Click through for more!…
10/ 💸 The world’s leading full-service #blockchain technology company, @BitfuryGroup, closed a @KorelyaCapital-led $80M private placement round.

Other participants included @Novogratz's Galaxy Digital, @Macquarie, @CapitallTech, et al.…
11/ 📝 New Canadian #cryptocurrency exchange @CoinFieldEX announced @DigiByteCoin [ $DGB ] will be listed before year's end. Paired against $XRP and (via #MoonGO: USD and €), DGB trading will be available in 61 countries.
12/ 🇺🇸 @Elastos_org's $ELA #cryptocurrency was listed by #Huobi-partnered, US-domiciled exchange, @HBUSofficial.

Available pairs: ELA/BTC, ELA/ETH, and ELA/USDT. Trading to begin at 12:00 AM (PST) on Wednesday.
13/ 🌉 On #Elastos, they'll host an SF-based meetup next Thursday re compliance-related best practices in the #crypto and #blockchain space.

Speakers include: @LindsayxLin (Counsel, @StellarOrg), @JasonSomensatto (General Counsel, @0xProject), and @FayLiEla (CMO, @Elastos_Org).
14/ 🦘 @BeauStoner's @Cryptos_Aus revealed that a four-part, #bitcoin-specific video series will premiere on #YouTube at 17:30 AEST tomorrow!

This first instalment is said to focus on whether bitcoin really can become a 'World Reserve Currency'. Keenly awaiting the series!
15/ 💰 @DharmaProtocol- and @CompoundFinance-powered @Bloqboard announced that they recently received $1.2M in funding from top-tier #crypto investing firm @PolychainCap.

Funds will be used funds to build out use cases in the non-custodial lending space.
16/ 🗣️ Plenty of interviews over on #Crypto #YouTube today!

First up, @TheCryptoZombie spoke to @DuskFoundation founders Emanuele Francioni (@Autholykos) and Jelle Pol (@DeVermetele) about their #blockchain-powered, privacy-oriented project, #DuskNetwork.
17/ 🧾 Highly regarded #Crypto-YouTuber @Brad_Laurie shared an exclusive near-hour-long interview with Sascha @Ragtschaa (CEO & Founder, @OwnMarket).

The two spoke at length about OWN's recently launched #decentralized share register; the world's first.
18/ 🎙️ Next up, @Crypto_Bobby uploaded an interview with @Myles_Snider (CEO, @AuroraEOSBP).

Topics of conversation: the #EOS #blockchain's early use cases, what it takes to run a block producer, the recent propagation of #stablecoins, and more. Check it!
19/ 📊 Over on @CryptoFinderTV's #TheDailyExchange, Fred @Schebesta (Co-Founder @Findercomau, @Finder & @HiveEx) spoke once more with @TraderCobb.

The two started with #bitcoin TA, before going on to discuss the ever-busy #cryptocurrency space.
20/ 🗞️ Rounding out the thread with some newsletters #Diar published issue #44 of @DiarNewsletter.

We've got a look into DCG-owned @GrayscaleInvest's performance, #crypto exchange capital funding, #bitcoin stats, and an op-ed by @ummjackson to boot!…
21/ 7⃣ The @ChorusOne-supported @StakingEconomy published its 7th bi-weekly recap of all-things PoS- and decentralized governance-related.

@FelixLts has put together one gem of a newsletter. Give it a read!
22/ 📜 Once again, @Evan_van_Ness' incredibly detailed 'Week in #Ethereum' failed to disappoint.

Among the most clicked is @EthSimple's ENS-related creation, as well as links to the #Devcon4 @SlidesLive streams. Click through for the whole issue!
23/ 🔙 Whilst >24 hrs ago, be sure to check out @nlw's 'Long Reads Sunday #19'.

LRS threads are always so carefully curated. You're all but guaranteed to learn something new about #crypto with every read. Congrats on the little one, too, Nathaniel!

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