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  1. CoinDesk takes a ride in the first car ever purchased with bitcoin – a Prius paid for with 1,000 BTC.
  2. As the global pool of hashing power grows more liquid, arbitrageurs may see a financial incentive in "rent-a-miner" attacks.
  3. Are pension funds poised to invest in crypto assets? Not yet, argues Noelle Acheson – but a shift has started.
  4. A new blockchain startup was launched today called CasperLabs. Aiming to build a proof-of-stake blockchain based upon the seminal work of Ethereum Foundation researcher Vlad Zamfir, CasperLabs has announced Zamfir as lead consensus protocol architect to the project.
  5. ShapeShift is looking for a new chief financial officer to succeed Justin Blincoe, who is taking on a new "senior finance" role at the company.
  6. A hands-on preview of Samsung's just-unveiled flagship phone, the Galaxy S10, reveals new details of the device's upcoming crypto features.
  7. The Thai National Legislative Assembly has approved changes to the law allowing tokenized securities to be issued and traded in the country.
  8. Bitcoin's three-day price consolidation looks to be a bull breather before a continuation of the recent rally to above $4,000.
  9. The FBI is reaching out to those who invested in the now-worthless BCC token offered by the defunct crypto exchange BitConnect.
  10. In an address to the ethereum community, the blockchain expert warns against fragmentation and in-fighting as a result of market pressures.
  11. The University of Michigan, which has an endowment valued at about $12 billion, may further invest in Andreessen Horowitz’s crypto fund.
  12. Overstock's CEO says he expects volumes on the recently launched tZERO platform to soar after the market opens to retail investors in August.