Wikipedia joins Brave Verified Publishers – August 29

πŸ“ˆ 30 Second Cryptocurrency Price Summary

Current Bitcoin Price:Β $9,503

Yesterday saw the cryptocurrency market plunge around 5% on average; since then, the market has fallen a further 2% or so. Bitcoin is standing at just above $9,500, Ethereum is at $167, and XRP is at $0.25.

Top Stories for August 29, 2019 πŸ”₯

πŸ‘‰ Wikipedia joins Brave Verified Publishers

Wikipedia is one of the most well-known websites there is. It provides high-quality, user-sourced information on millions of topics completely free of charge. Importantly, the service relies on donations.

Wikipedia has joined the Brave platform as a Verified Publisher. This means that it’ll be able to receive BAT tips from over 7 million users of the Brave internet browser.

πŸ‘‰ Bakkt to launch custodian solution in early September

There’s been talk of Bakkt on this newsletter for more than a year now, but the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) operated service is set to launch sooner than ever.

In fact, Bakkt has already announced that it will be launching Bakkt Warehouse, its cryptocurrency custodian solution, in early September.

πŸ‘‰ Coinbase: 56% of world’s universities offer crypto classes

The last few years have seen cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology slowly enter the mainstream consciousness. Some of the first organizations to pick-up on the technology were educational ones, like colleges and universities.

A survey by Coinbase shows that 56% of the world’s top-50 universities now offer cryptocurrency classes, up from last year’s 42%.