Written by Cassidy A

August 8 2018

ICO Alert Crypto Minute: August 8, 2018

ICO Alert Crypto Minute: August 8, 2018

Ukraine uses blockchain for voting trail; SEC postpones decision on Bitcoin ETF; Opera browser to add wallet feature to desktop.

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Ukraine uses Blockchain for Voting Trail

According to a Facebook post, Ukraine is working on a voting platform using the NEM blockchain. The head of the State Register at the Central Electoral Commission of Ukraine, Oleksandr Stelmakh, is content with how the testing has been proceeding. They are currently running tests and anyone can contribute.

SEC Postpones Decision on Bitcoin ETF

The SEC has decided to postpone the decision on approval of a Bitcoin ETF. They have stated that more time is needed to come to an appropriate conclusion. The new time frame has been pushed to September 30.

Opera Browser to Add Wallet Feature to Desktop

Opera implemented a wallet feature for the Android mobile app in June 2018 and plans to add this feature to the desktop application as well. According to an article on thenextweb, it will support Ethereum tokens, just like the mobile app. The two apps will be able to be connect to each other by use of a QR code.

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Topics: Blockchain, SEC, Opera, Voting, Crypto Minute