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Ken’s Cryptocurrency News 1-liners 013

Cryptocurrency News items worthy of attention:

Cryptocurrency News 13 by Ken Burridge

* Tron (TRX) to airdrop 30 million tokens on holders of Ethereum (ETH). (dailyhodl.com)

* IOTA’s Tangle technology is being used for Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging and to complete machine-to-machine transactions in the Netherlands. (finder.com.au)

* JP Morgan & National Bank of Canada test issuing $150M Treasury and corporate bonds on the blockchain. (jpmorgan.com)

* Silicon Valley venture capital firms Union Square & Andreessen Horowitz lobby US Securities and Exchange (SEC) to go after scam tokens, but not hinder the development of new technology cryptocurrency. (nytimes.com)

* Banking giant UBS tests private blockchain for corporate client transactions Business to Business Blockchain (B2BB). (coindesk.com)

* Binance exchange currently working with banks to potentially support fiat/USD parings for trading in the future, but not happening yet. (Twitter@cz_binance)

* Chief Scientist of Quebec Rémi Quirion says Bitcoin is being used for illicit activities like tax evasion and money laundering is overblown. (Forbes)

* Amazon Web Services (AWS) launches blockchain templates using Ethereum & Linux Hyperledger Fabric to speed development of blockchain technology. (cnbc.com)

* 35-year-old CEO of Crypto Exchange Yi-Ting Cheng to run for Mayor of Taipei—on Blockchain City platform. (cointelegraph.com)

* British Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) Matt Hancock has delivered a speech about the “monumental impact” he believes Blockchain will have on people’s lives. (cointelegraph.com)

* Chile’s state owned bank, Banco Estado, closes down all Chilean crypto exchange accounts on their own without government or public say on cryptocurrency. (cointelegraph.com)

* Crimea is looking at cryptocurrency to avoid transactions in USD/Euros and circumvent sanctions. (sg.finance.yahoo.com)

* Venezuela’s 8900% hyperinflation of Bolivar fuels Bitcoin & cryptocurrency. (newsbtc.com)

* Huobi world’s 4th largest cryptocurrency exchange sets up shop in London (worldcoinindex.com)

* Bitmain to burn 12% of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) transaction fees and calls on other miners to do the same. (ccn.com)

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