This is Charles Brett’s start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ Week 34. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective.
It is not intended to be comprehensive but does seek to highlight ‘Quick Takes’ on specific developments as well interesting pieces to read, a listing of some (not all) announcements/press releases and pointers to upcoming events.
Quick Takes – Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up Week 34
Quick Takes will return in early September (unless something special occurs in these dog days of August).
7 pieces to read – Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up Week 34
- The pros and cons of blockchain in supply chain
- Hollywood is starting to take blockchain tech seriously, and the Coppolas are leading the way
- FCA supervisory notice about Binance
- Cryptocurrency transactions: how to find data on blockchain networks like Bitcoin, Ethereum and Cardano
- Blockchain: what is it and what does it have to do with crypto?
- Poll shows Brits concerned over the prospect of a digital pound
- UK’s iov42 to participate in the future of the EU’s admin blockchain.
Selected announcements/press releases/opinions – Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up Week 34
- Central banks need to go slow on digital currencies (opinion – paywall)
- What can we expect from blockchain? Lionel Messi-style central banks? (opinion)
- Blockchain thrives on big money and big ideas (opinion)
- Fox buys into blockchain future with Eluvio investment (announcement)
- Crypto market-data network Pyth going live on Solana blockchain (announcement)
- Chainstack 2.6: Tezos support and easier node access (announcement).
Selected upcoming events
- CordaCon 2021 (September 28th-30th, 2021)
- TOKEN2049 Europe returns in-person in London (October 7th-8th, 2021)
- Crypto Valley Conference (October 28-29th, 2021; Rotkreuz, Switzerland)
- LA Blockchain Summit (November 2nd-3rd, 2021)
- Blockchain Conference/Blockchain Expo Europe 2021 (November 23rd-24th, 2021)
- Blockchance Europe 2021 (December 8th-10th, 2021 – was July 7th-9th, 2021).