Blockchains and Bagels: the morning market update to get you ready for the day ahead. Today, Huobi opens trading in the United States, the second country this month. Ethereum Co-founder Joseph Lubin sees Etherum moving forward with scalability.

Huobi launches US trading through strategic partner HBUS

The third largest exchange by volume has opened trading in the United States through its strategic partner HBUS. The platform opened registration last week to residents in select states. The firm has begun trading in two countries this month, with Australia going live last week.

Ethereum Co-founder Joseph Lubin believes Ethereum is moving forward with scalability

In a panel at the RISE Conference, Joseph Lubin cited Plasma as a step forward in Ethereum’s scalability. He believes the network is entering its second phase where new applications will be built on side or off chain mechanisms.

The web browser Opera has integrated a digital wallet solution to its platform

The newest version of Opera has integrated Ethereum’s Web3 API allowing it to interact with the network. The integration allows a wallet to be built into the browser, creating a user-friendly solution and straightforward solution for storing Ether and other tokens.

South Korean Logistics firm Lotte joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

The Blockchain in Transport Alliance was formed in 2017 to explore blockchain applications in logistics. The BiTA has adopted OriginTrail as its protocol, which was purposely built for supply chain applications.

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