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  1. Two South Korean government ministries are exploring blockchain's potential to bring new efficiencies to port logistics.
  2. Far from seeing the death of crypto, we may be entering its most exciting phase, argues Michael J. Casey.
  3. The strategic use of blockchains will be essential in enabling humans to become meaningful long-term stakeholders in the future of governance, argues entrepreneur Santiago Siri.
  4. Coinbase is rolling out bitcoin-based crypto-to-crypto trading pairs for its retail customers.
  5. The engagement could lead to the tokenization of up to $200 million worth of cobalt, which is used to make electric vehicle batteries, in 2019.
  6. Blockstream has expanded its bitcoin satellite service to the Asia-Pacific region and added support for Lightning Network transactions.
  7. An Iranian official has reportedly said that integrating blockchain could bring a tech-based boost to the country's economy.
  8. Timothy C. May, cypherpunk legend and author of the “Crypto Anarchist Manifesto,” has passed away at the age 67.
  9. After this year’s wild market ride and many failed projects, what might cryptocurrency mean for money and finance in 2019 and beyond?
  10. Bitcoin is still struggling to find the bottom of a bear market on the anniversary of its $20,000 all-time record price high.
  11. The Brazilian National Social Development Bank is to pilot a stablecoin based on ethereum to combat corruption.
  12. Switzerland's government plans to accommodate the blockchain sector within existing financial laws, but with a few tweaks.