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August 7, 2018

Weekly Crypto News Roundup for August 7, 2018: Ethereum Classic, Coinbase, and a Blockchain Explanation

Welcome To This Week's Cryptocurrency News Roundup

Each week, we will provide you with some of the latest news from around the crypto and blockchain world. We know how quickly this space changes (or hopefully, surges), so we want to offer you a snapshot from the digital coin universe from the last week.

Here's the news for the week of August 7, 2018:

Ethereum Classic Becomes the 6th Cryptocurrency Listed on Robinhood Crypto
Stock trading app Robinhood has made ethereum classic (ETC) the sixth cryptocurrency listed on its recently-launched crypto trading platform.

Coinbase Plugin Brings Cryptos to Online Stores
Live Coin Watch
The new plugin  works with WooCommerce, which makes it available to countless stores throughout the internet. WooCommerce is an open source app that is used by more than three million websites that use WordPress.

House Judiciary Chair Bob Goodlatte Owns as Much as $80,000 in Bitcoin: Report
Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), the chair of the House Judiciary Committee is set to become the first member of Congress to disclose his bitcoin holdings, Sludge reports.

What A Blockchain Actually Is, Written In Blockchain
Crypto Briefing
An in-depth and comprehensive explanation of how blockchain works, written very neatly in blockchain format.

Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain to invest in $500M cryptocurrency mining farm in Texas
Blockchain Focus
Bitcoin [BTC] mining firm Bitmain, has announced their plans to introduce its new blockchain data center to be built in Texas. The firm will build a $500 million blockchain data center and mining facility in Texas as part of its expansion into the U.S. market, according to reports.

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