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Sankalp's Blockchain & Bitcoin Snapshot - Issue #13

I have had a mobile BTC wallet for 3 years that I spend from when it gets up to $300. I've never refi
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Sankalp's Blockchain & Bitcoin Snapshot - Issue #13
By Sankalp Shangari • Issue #13 • View online
I have had a mobile BTC wallet for 3 years that I spend from when it gets up to $300. I’ve never refilled. Today, I have to spend again
- Jimmy Song
Next massive Indian project: #Aadhar. Put all ID in a giant insecure database run by a notoriously corrupt bureaucracy. What could go wrong?
- Andreas A

Your Bitcoin Wrap Up:
July 2010…1 Bitcoin = $0.09, 1 Oz Gold = $1,188
Today…1 Bitcoin = $4,765, 1 Oz Gold: $1,322
At $79 billion, Bitcoin’s market cap is now greater than 87% of the companies in the S&P 500.
BTC made few All time highs today but the strength and belief in the market stems from the Altcoins also holding very strong except a few minor corrections. Again a very healthy sign IMO. 
So much stuff to talk about as usual in the blockchain world.  But we believe the major news for now is about the Moscow Exchange allowing trading in cryptos. SEC tightens and Moscow lightens. 
Following is the excerpt from forbes that highlights Russia’s Deputy Minister of Finance, Alexei Moiseyev, told Rossiya 24 on Tuesday that the exchange regulator will only allow for qualified investors to trade in crypto-currency in order to avoid large money laundering operations. Qualified investors in Russia need to have at least six million rubles in personal assets or 200 million rubles for investment firms. 
Trust me - everyone is qualified in Russia from what I hear. A great article and coverage below on that. 
Video of the Day
The Best Documentary Ever - The Bitcoin Phenomenon - YouTube
The Best Documentary Ever - The Bitcoin Phenomenon - YouTube
Top 10 Blockchain News
Australian Solar Panels Manufacturer Uses ICO, Crypto Tokens for P2P Energy Trading
Cryptocurrency Market Cap Up Nearly 800 Percent In 2017, Bitcoin Accounts for Half
Making Bitcoin Better – Jimmy Song – Medium
The first ICO unicorns are here  |  TechCrunch
Why a Bitcoin ETF May Soon Become a Reality - Bloomberg
Moscow Stock Exchange Welcomes Crypto-Currency Trade
F2Pool Reneges: Bitcoin Pool Pulls Segwit2x Support Over Hard Fork - CoinDesk
Ubiq Quarterly Report August 2017 – The Ubiq Report – Medium
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Sankalp Shangari

Based in Singapore, Sankalp is involved in most aspects of Blockchain - as an entrepreneur, consultant, investor in several AI & Tech related ventures. You can reach out on twitter /linkedin/ medium @sankalpshangari

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