News : Ethereum community pledge support for governance plan, Bloomberg partners with Galaxy
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Ethereum community members are pledging support for a governance plan produced at a recent summit; the summit addresses issues in governance stemming from the network’s rapid growth as well as difficulties in gauging the community’s opinions - Link 
Thursday 05/10/2018 13:51

Bloomberg partners with leading digital asset firm Galaxy Digital Capital Management to launch the Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index; the index is designed to track the largest, most liquid parts of the cryptocurrency market; for example, it includes Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Monero, and Zcash - Link 
Thursday 05/10/2018 13:46

The popular Bitcoin wallet Electrum has now released evidence revealing that a copycat client is, in fact, malware intended to steal Bitcoin; the so-called ”Electrum Pro” wallet has been trying to divert users from the real Electrum wallet; the full explanation as to why Electrum is fraudulent is openly available on GitHub - Link 
Thursday 05/10/2018 13:52

Cryptojacking malware found on university and government websites; this news comes from security researcher Troy Mursch; the so-called ”Coinhive” malware has been found on around 400 websites; Coinhive is used to mine Monero in the background without the victim’s knowledge - Link 
Thursday 05/10/2018 13:42

West Virginia completes the first blockchain-supported state elections; although most voters cast their votes using regular ballots, special votes instead used a mobile, blockchain-based platform to vote; the platform was developed by Voatz, who will now audit the voting exercise together with county clerks - Link 
Thursday 05/10/2018 13:49

China looks to use blockchain technology to store forensic evidence; this comes through a patent-application from China’s Ministry of Public Security; this will prevent corruption, tampered with, or even lost forensic evidence - Link 
Thursday 05/10/2018 13:48

PwC and VeChain jointly announce the 2018 Market Survey Report for Non-financial Application of Blockchain in China; this survey highlights potential use-cases of blockchain for logistics, the medical industry, as well as government applications; the major challenge for blockchain use is agreed to be the formation of a standardized policy - Link 
Thursday 05/10/2018 13:47

Iranians are now turning to Bitcoin and cryptocurrency to get their money out of the country; this comes as the country prepares for new sanctions from the US; Iranian citizens have reportedly bought more than $2.5B worth of cryptocurrencies, as the Iranian government is exploring developing a state-controlled national cryptocurrency - Link 
Thursday 05/10/2018 13:50

Ukraine regulators exploring the possibility of using cryptocurrencies as financial instruments; this follows previous Ukrainian statements claiming that ”cryptocurrency can never be legal tender”; this potential change of heart is due to the ”maturing” cryptocurrency industry, as well as a need to understand the technology - Link
Thursday 05/10/2018 13:44

The Cardano (ADA) coin will now be accepted on the leading South Korean payment platform Metaps Plus; the partnership comes at a time when Cardano is looking to boost the appeal of its coin; the partnership will allow ADA to expand more rapidly - Link 
Thursday 05/10/2018 13:44
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