The Best in Crypto – 5/14/18

Women In Blockchain And Crypto: How To Tackle Gender Inequality

Three subjects are tackled: disparity in involvement, methods to involve women and the value in increasing awareness (Cointelegraph).

Facebook ‘Exploring’ Making Its Own Cryptocurrency, Media Report

Reportedly, people “familiar with Facebook’s plan” claim the social media platform is serious about about launching an in-app virtual coin (Cointelegraph).

A Daily Show Comedian Showed Up to Roast an Ethereum Conference

Part of Ronny Chieng’s show included the line, “You could talk about anything with these people. You could talk about the NBA playoffs and they’d be like, ‘Yeah we’re going to use blockchain to defeat LeBron” (Coindesk).

BitGo Courts Wall Street With New Bitcoin Custody Products

BitGo’s head of product Tracy Olsen said, “We’re definitely seeing a lot of bigger names interested in digital currencies. But there are other customers like smaller hedge funds, they just don’t want to have to hold custody themselves. They’re looking to have the security and compliance and storage solutions that they can outsource to, and that’s what BitGo is really delivering” (Coindesk).

Bitcoin Hype Aside Blockchain For The ‘Public Good’ Comes To The Rescue

Most attention is directed towards Blockchain’s profit-driven projects when the technology is, and remains, used for humanitarian uses (Forbes).

Cryptocurrency Market Drops $9 Billion, Bitcoin and Major Currencies Remain Volatile

After a $30 billion increased valuation, the cryptocurrency market dropped $9 billion in the last 24 hours (CCN).

Bitcoin conferences flood New York, bringing millions in ticket sales

With 4,000 attendees and each ticket priced at about $2,000, the profits are believable (CNBC).

Bitcoin Cash poised to join top 3 cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin Cash’s stability, despite price changes, is assuring (Coingeek).

Goldman Sachs Bitcoin Endorsement Leads Institutional Investor Cryptocurrency Push

Breakdown of the “Wall Street titan” involvement/impact on the cryptocurrency market (Forbes).

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