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AltcoinWeekly - Issue #87

Issue #87

25 - 31 July 2015 

Mark Karpeles is finally arrested by the Japanese police after over 1 year being on the free since the bankruptcy of MtGox. Let's hope justice is served.
Bobby

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Latest News

Mark Karpeles arrested by Japanese police

Japanese police on Saturday arrested Mark Karpeles, head of the MtGox Bitcoin exchange, after a series of fraud allegations led to its spectacular collapse and hammered the digital currency's reputation.

Ethereum Launches Long-Awaited Decentralized App Network

Long one of the most ambitious projects in the industry, decentralized application platform Ethereum is set to open to the public tonight.

Overstock Sells $5 Million Cryptobond to New York Trading Firm

US retail giant Overstock has sold $5m of a recently issued "cryptobond" to FNY Managed Accounts, a New York-based trading firm.

Market

Blockchain in the Corporate Environment Has Big Potential, But Faces Implementation Challenges

The coming years will be transformative for blockchains as the technology starts to find its way into many processes and markets beyond cryptocurrencies.

Blockchain Technology Will Erode Banking Borders

In the years ahead, look for projects that leverage the Bitcoin network to greatly expand mainstream banking infrastructure's reach into new markets - particularly those in volatile economies.

How should Bitcoin be governed?

Instead of supplanting Nakamoto/market consensus, let’s work on getting to consensus more quickly

Ecosystem

Berlin And The Future of Cryptocurrencies

The 17th of July marked the end of the 2015 Tech Open Air Festival in Berlin. Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have featured prominently in all 4 installments.

Learn

Analyzing the 2013 Bitcoin fork: centralized decision-making saved the day

Analyzing the 2013 Bitcoin fork: centralized decision-making saved the day

 

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