Bitcoin and cryptocurrency round-up 20 August

Posted: 20 August 2018 7:58 pm
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What's happening in cryptocurrency?

Read about not staying above board, KODAKCoin's leak, ICON's accelerator, IOTA on eToro, Sibos's pushback and the events round-up.



1. What? How do you sell bitcoin?

Doesn't everyone take giant stacks of €500 notes?

Even if they're just crudely photocopied?

2. Kodak Moments aren't what they used to be

The KODAKCoin project might be on track to be a complete and unmitigated disaster.

Well, slightly mitigated by the fact that no one wants to invest in it.

3. More than just a pretty public face

The fundraising and PR are pretty cool, but the best accelerators offer a bit more.

The right technical backing and the motivation to keep working on the same platform are also key.

4. It takes two to tangle

IOTA is now on eToro.

With all the tangly good/badness that implies.

5. Talking about SWIFT to its face

And to its clients' faces.

It's not necessarily what's happening, but it's easy to see why crypto payment solutions aren't all welcome as Sibos.

Cryptocurrency events round-up: Sensible shoes

Step into a rational round-up of next week's top cryptocurrency and blockchain expos with an emphasis on a pragmatic understanding of the tech's limitations and some light shilling.


Disclosure: At the time of writing, the author holds ETH, IOTA, ICX, VET, XLM, BTC and ADA.

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