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  1. International monetary fund makes a case for cryptocurrency
  2. A sutdy conducted by Russian Analytical Credit Rating Agency (ACRA), the market value of the cryptocurrency held by Russian residents for the first quarter if 2018 is $7.5–14b dollars
  3. The 10 largest companies from Forbes global 2000, including the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, investing giant Berkshine Hathaway, and computer giant Apple, are now exploring blockchain
  4. In 2018, ICO projects gathered $9.29B, which more than doubled the total caps ofor 2017
  5. Forbes: Is bitcoin to blame? Google searches for “Buy Gold” hit 11-year low
  6. Percentage of SegWit transactions surpassed 44%
  7. Ripple CEO: Expext dozens of banks to use XRP cryptocurrency
  8. Bitcoin Gold (BTG): a new hard fork to prevent 51% attack
  9. Capital Fund Law Group: universities are starting to invest in crypto
  10. $1.1 billion worth of cryptocurrency was stolen in the first half of 2018, and it’s relatively easy to do, according to cybersecurity company Carbon Black