11/08/2018 Reading List- BCH cont. Bakkt and more

Morning from WBF!! Here’s the reading for today

News

Six of the top 10 crypto exchanges by bitcoin cash (BCH) trading volume have announced plans to support the cryptocurrency’s upcoming hard fork on Nov. 15. While BCH’s roadmap includes upgrading its core code every 6 months, it is possible that two distinct cryptocurrencies will arise from the fork. https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-exchanges-line-up-to-support-bitcoin-cashs-hard-fork/)

Ripple enjoys high adoption rate by financial institutes. So far, over 200 financial institutes have partnered with Ripple, and the platform welcomes a new adopter every other 6 days on average. Developers are actively bringing XRP to Amazon Alexa, and users will soon be able to check their balances or send and receive XRP by saying a few words.

https://usethebitcoin.com/ripple-xrp-price-prediction/, https://dailyhodl.com/2018/11/07/the-ripple-effect-developers-bring-xrp-to-amazon-alexa/

Another perspective helping you understand what impacts will Bakkt bring

https://www.ccn.com/lawyer-dont-overestimate-bakkts-impact-on-the-crypto-market/

Thoughts

Six Reasons Why Privacy Coins Are Not Just For Criminals

https://btcmanager.com/six-reasons-privacy-coins-criminals/

If you haven’t heard about Tim Draper’s speech. Check this AMA. Inspiring!

https://breakermag.com/bitcoin-boostertim-draper-has-some-crackpot-theories-perhaps-you-should-listen/

Zk-snarks might be another solution for scalability as Plasma stalls.

https://www.coindesk.com/as-plasma-stalls-snarks-become-new-hope-for-scaling-ethereum-now/

Analysis

Wondering what type of blockchain company will attract traditional VC? Here’s an analysis

https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/nRSrpYQGlbd9M_ydnbXLNg