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Shelf.Network Joins YCombinator’s Advisory Path Program

Distributed auction Shelf.Network joins YCombinator’s special Advisory path program among 100 projects from different industries, CEO Lasha Antadze revealed to ForkLog.

eToro Brings Bitcoin to England’s Premier League

Social trading platform eToro has entered into marketing partnerships with seven Premier League football clubs, becoming the first ever company to fund such a partnership with Bitcoin.

Thursday Deadline Looms for SEC Ruling on ProShares Bitcoin ETF

The U.S. SEC’s final deadline to approve or deny the two ProShares Bitcoin ETFs is on 23 August 2018, and unlike the regulator’s earlier decision to delay a ruling for the Cboe’s VanEck/SolidX bitcoin ETF, this rule change proposal – filed by ProShares in conjunction with NYSE Arca – cannot be postponed any further.

Leading Cryptocurrency Exchanges Team Up with Winlkevoss Twins to Create a Self-Regulatory Organization

Several of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, including Bitstamp and Bittrex, has joined a Winlkevoss brothers’ initiative to create a self-regulatory organization in an effort to prevent fraud and manipulation in digital assets markets.

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Reportedly Involved with a Crypto Investment Startup

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, is reportedly working with a cryptocurrency investment company which is about to start operations in Malta.

EOS Alliance Launched to “Empower EOS For All”

A global group of EOS blockchain community members and Block Producers unveiled EOS Alliance, a new coordinating group aimed at further unlocking the full potential of EOS by providing a platform for collaborative, transparent decision-making and information-sharing within the EOS community.

Russian Vnesheconombank Refutes Reports on Launch of Crypto Exchange in Partnership with Huobi Group

Russia’s state development bank Vnesheconombank, also known as VEB, confirmed partnership with Chinese Huobi Group, operator of the world’s third largest cryptocurrency exchange by daily trading volume, however stressed that this collaboration does not provide for any trading platform initiatives.

Zcash Version 2.0.0 Released Paving the Way for ‘Sapling’ Upgrade

Privacy focused cryptocurrency Zcash is preparing for a major upgrade with the first release of network software compatible with its upcoming Sapling hard fork.

Malta to Host Its Second Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference

Smile-Expo is set to hold the second edition of Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Malta on October 23, 2018.

Tired of Waiting for Bitcoin ETF? U.S. Investors Now Have Access to a ‘Soft’ Swedish Alternative

An exchange traded note (ETN) that tracks Bitcoin and targets U.S. investors is now listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange. As Bloomberg reported Wednesday, August 15, the product dubbed Bitcoin Tracker One is now being quoted in USD under the ticker CXBTF.

Brian Armstrong Coinbase Bitcoin True Mass Adoption Will Take Time Says Coinbase CEO

Even though usage of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is steadily increasing each year, Brian Armstrong, the CEO of San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, believes that it will take some time before they will reach true mass adoption for payments, at least in the United States.

Ukraine Set to Recognize Cryptocurrencies as a Financial Instrument

Ukraine moved closer to regulating Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as financial instruments after head of the National Securities and Stock Market Commission (SSMCS) Timur Khromaev said the corresponding bill could be submitted for the Parliament’s consideration by the end of 2018 or early next year.