by Florin Oprea
Rachel Wolfson – Huffington Post
Blackmoon Financial Group announced a blockchain-based platform to power what they call, “tokenized investment funds.” Blackmoon Crypto serves as a one-stop solution for asset managers to create and legally manage compliant tokenized funds.
PHILIPP SANDNER, Frankfurt School Blockchain Center: More and more crypto funds in the pipeline – will this lead to rising prices? Or a bubble?
Alyssa Hertig – CoinDesk
The much-hyped technology is well-known for two things – boosting average block size and paving the way for a secure Lightning Network – when SegWit finally activated on August 23, the code change didn’t immediately trigger these benefits.
Kevin Helms – Bitcoin.com
Ceres Inc has partnered with Japanese exchange Bitbank to use its B2B white label bitcoin exchange service to launch a cryptocurrency exchange.
FAO: Second company this week announcing its plans to launch a crypto exchange and targeting its customer base. First was South Korea’s Kakao with 200m users, reported the other day…
Joshua Althauser – The Cointelegraph
China UnionPay has filed a patent for a system that utilizes Blockchain technology to connect a network of ATMs.
5miles, the leading mobile marketplace in the U.S., has announced the formation of 5xlab, a blockchain lab that will offer technology development services for building a new digital network infrastructure.
Rachel Rose O’Leary – CoinDesk
Banco de la República Colombia, the South American nation’s central bank, has made an agreement with software company R3 to test its distributed ledger technology, Corda.
FAO: Woo hoo!! Good job for R3 and happy to hear about a central bank testing the power of blockchain.
Companies operating power plants in Russia have started leasing generators with excess capacity to cryptocurrency miners, Vedomosti daily reports.
Russia’s largest energy company EvroSibEnergo has reportedly received dozens of requests.
FAO: What do you make of this win-win situation?
Evelyn Cheng – CNBC
Criminals are dropping bitcoin in favor of other digital currencies that are harder for law enforcement to use in tracking activities in an anonymous corner of the internet known as the dark web.
Mohamed A. El-Erian – Bloomberg
Its status has been eroded by unconventional monetary policy and cryptocurrencies.
FAO: Here’s an opinion signed by a real “money-guru”, Mohamed A. El-Erian, Pimco’s former CEO and co-CIO.
FAO: Florin Adrian Oprea, Editor-in-chief Blockchain Daily News
DNT: Decebal Nicolaie Todarita, Editor Blockchain Daily News