Newsblocks, Issue 11

The Blockchain never sleeps or has days off, and things appear to be developing at an ever increasing pace.

We see two sides of the same coin in this week's Newsblocks. One side is the conventional tech and banking sector and the other is the developing world and how they both appear to be embracing it (for slightly different reasons).

Let's dive in:

ISO committee discussing Blockchain and DLT ?

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Bank of England Considers Blockchain Compatibility for Settlement Service
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Banks adopting blockchain 'dramatically faster' than expected: IBM​
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Swiss Central Banker: Blockchain Turning Finance 'On Its Head'​

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Tens of Thousands of Merchants Accept Bitcoin in South Africa as Government is Friendly​
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India: Migration, Remittance & Bitcoin​

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This Firm Just Raised the Most Money Yet for an Indian Bitcoin Startup​
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Our new MOOC is already on its 4th session and our next live session with Andreas Antonopoulos is taking place this Friday October 7, at 1200 EDT, 1700 BST.
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Till next time! 

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The Digital Currency Team
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