Weekly Digest Vol. 9. The weekly digest covers the latest topics, news, and articles from the blockchain space where we collect the trending headlines from the past week. The summary is divided into four sections: Blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum and a special focus on a topic of our choice.

BLOCKCHAIN

  • Spanish banks form new blockchain consortium: Read More (coindesk.com)
  • South Korea is becoming Bitcoin and Ethereum powerhouse: Read More (cointelegraph.com)
  • Samsung SDS puts blockchain to use for Korea’s shipping industry: Read More (cryptocoinsnews.com)
  • Blockchain for Manufacturer Finance in the Automotive industry: Read More (ibm.com)
  • Could Blockchain be Critical for Future 3D Prints?: Read More (fabbaloo.com)
  • Blockchains are the new Linux, not the new internet: Read More (techcrunch.com)
  • Russia’s Gazprombank tests quantum-safe Blockchain: Read More (newsbtc.com)

BITCOIN

  • ChronoPay will support Bitcoin & Blockchain revolution: Read More (chronopay.com)
  • What if the bitcoin bubble bursts?: Read More (economist.com)
  • UK’S most popular investment platform to offer Bitcoin: Read More (bitcoinist.com)
  • Chinese Bitcoin exchanges resume withdrawals: Read More (news.bitcoin.com)
  • The IRS is due to present its digital currency strategy to congress next week: Read More (coindesk.com)
  • Institute of CryptoAnarchy switching from BTC to LTC: Read More (medium.com)
  • A Bitcoin beginner’s guide to surviving the BIP 148 UASF: Read More (bitcoinmagazine.com)

ETHEREUM

  • ConsenSys’ Joseph Lubin gives Ethereum keynote at Ethereal Summit: Watch Video (youtube.com)
  • Toyota prototypes Ethereum blockchain based car sharing Uber alternative: Read More (trustnodes.com)
  • Announcing the Status network: Read More (blog.status.im)
  • $35 Million in 30 Seconds: Token sale for internet browser Brave sells out: Read More (coindesk.com)
  • ConsenSys Academy opens applications for 2017 Developer Program: Read More (newsbtc.com)

 

SPECIAL FOCUS: Blockchain wallet security: Why are phone numbers not good for 2-factor-authentication?

  • How to lose $8k worth of bitcoin in 15 minutes with Verizon and Coinbase.com: Read More (medium.com)
  • Hackers have stolen millions of dollars In Bitcoin — using only phone numbers: Read More (forbes.com)
  • Security Advisory: Mobile Phones: Read More (blog.kraken.com)
  • A hacker shows how you can take over someone’s online account in minutes using nothing but a phone: Read More (businessinsider.com)
  • So hey you should stop using texts for two-factor authentication: Read More (wired.com)