A new wave of decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges that exist almost entirely on a blockchain could do away with middlemen. Source Source: CoinDesk Changing Exchanges: Will the Coinbase of Tomorrow Be Decentralized?
A city district in southern China is using blockchain to streamline government services for its one million residents. Source Source: CoinDesk Local Government in China Trials Blockchain for Public Services
While SegWit2x has significant support, according to some in the bitcoin community, the group is closing off software development to opposition. Source Source: CoinDesk Top Secret? Bitcoin Scaling Plan Segwit2x Leaves More Questions Than Answers
US advocacy group Coin Center has said that an anti-money laundering bill before the Senate could disrupt existing rules for digital currency firms. Source Source: CoinDesk Coin Center: US Senate's Digital Currency Bill Is 'Counterproductive'
To prevent regulation falling behind innovation, the Accounting Blockchain Coalition launched five working groups at an event this week. Source Source: CoinDesk Accounting Coalition Moves to Work with Regulators on Blockchain Innovation
The Ukraine government has revealed plans to trial a land registry system underpinned by blockchain technology. Source Source: CoinDesk Ukrainian Government to Start Blockchain Land Registry Trial in October
Could cryptocurrency rewards demonstrate the value of the technology and ultimately help bring mass adoption? Jaywalk CEO Rich Svinkin believes so. Source Source: CoinDesk Cryptocurrency: How We Hook the Masses