October had smart contracts, stablecoins, grant rounds and much more read it all below.  As always the baseline of information can be found on the main site - https://www.factomprotocol.org/.


Highlights

Factom Protocol partners with Sphereon to integrate protocol’s tokenization and stablecoins with DAML smart contracts - https://blog.factomprotocol.org/smart-contracts-stablecoins-tokenization-come-together-with-factom-protocol-sphereon-and-digital-asset/ (full coverage below)

4th Grant Round of 2019 Open - https://blog.factomprotocol.org/4th-grant-round-of-2019-is-open/

Paul Snow talks Pegnet at the Free State Blockchain Digital Asset Conference (starts at minute 2hr 45m) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCKYBU-SwAU&feature=youtu.be

International Associations for Court Administration - Regional Conference Blog Post

Pegnet


News Coverage

  • DAML - Smart Contract Integration

1. Crypto Ninjas - DAML users can create and manage tokens using the Factom Protocol - https://www.cryptoninjas.net/2019/10/01/daml-users-can-now-create-and-manage-tokens-using-the-factom-protocol/

2. Crypto Core Media - Factom’s Devs and Sphereon to use DAML - https://cryptocoremedia.com/factoms-devs-sphereon-to-use-daml-smart-contracts-for-stablecoins-tokenization/

3. Crypto Reporter - Factom protocol partners with Sphereon to integrate protocol’s tokenization and stablecoins with DAML smart contracts - https://www.crypto-reporter.com/press-releases/factom-sphereon-9853/

4. Block Blog - Les utilisateurs de DAML peuvent désormais créer et gérer des jetons à l'aide du protocole Factom - https://blockblog.fr/les-utilisateurs-de-daml-peuvent-desormais-creer-et-gerer-des-jetons-a-laide-du-protocole-factom/

5. Satoshi Nakamoto Blog - DAML users can now create and manage tokens using the Factom Protocol - https://www.satoshinakamotoblog.com/daml-users-can-now-create-and-manage-tokens-using-the-factom-protocol

6. Network Newswire - Voice of Blockchain – Largest Blockchain, Digital Asset Event in the Midwest – Kicks Off in the Windy City - https://www.networknewswire.com/voice-of-blockchain-largest-blockchain-digital-asset-event-in-the-midwest-kicks-off-in-the-windy-city/

7. Crypto New Media - DAML users can now create and manage tokens using the Factom Protocol - https://cryptonewmedia.press/2019/10/01/daml-users-can-now-create-and-manage-tokens-using-the-factom-protocol/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

8. Crypto Briefing (260,000 total monthly viewers) - Factom Integrates DAML Programming Language For Improved Interoperability - https://cryptobriefing.com/factom-integrated-daml-interoperability/

9. Securities.io - Sphereon Chosen to Integrate DAML with Factom Protocol - https://www.securities.io/sphereon-chosen-to-integrate-daml-with-factom-protocol/

  • General

- Factom’s Founder and CEO Paul Snow Speaks Exclusively to CryptoNewsZ - https://www.cryptonewsz.com/factoms-founder-and-ceo-paul-snow-speaks-exclusively-to-cryptonewsz/46046/

- #Ep. 52: The TikTok vs Baidu Court Case, Switzerland as a Blockchain Hub and why Homeschooling rocks! -  https://podcast.encrypt-d.com/tiktok-baidu-court-case-shanghai-blockchain-week

  • Triall.io

- Blockchain’s potential to improve clinical trials - https://www.bmj.com/content/367/bmj.l5561

- First Clinical Trial Using Blockchain To Manage Documents http://www.clinicalinformaticsnews.com/2019/10/02/first-clinical-trial-using-blockchain-to-manage-documents.aspx

  • Deepfakes

1. Cointelegraph - As Deepfake Videos Spread, Blockchain Can Be Used to Stop Them - https://cointelegraph.com/news/as-deepfake-videos-spread-blockchain-can-be-used-to-stop-them

2. USSA News - As Deepfake Videos Spread, Blockchain Can Be Used to Stop Them - https://ussanews.com/News1/2019/10/09/as-deepfake-videos-spread-blockchain-can-be-used-to-stop-them/

3. Wired Focus - As Deepfake Videos Spread, Blockchain Can Be Used to Stop Them - https://www.wiredfocus.com/as-deepfake-videos-spread-blockchain-can-be-used-to-stop-them/

4. The News Headline - As Deepfake Videos Spread, Blockchain Can Be Used to Stop Them - https://thenewsheadline.com/as-deepfake-videos-spread-blockchain-can-be-used-to-stop-them/

5. The US Breaking News - As Deepfake Videos Spread, Blockchain Can Be Used to Stop Them - https://theusbreakingnews.com/as-deepfake-videos-spread-blockchain-can-be-used-to-stop-them/

6. Tech Walker - Deepfake video is spreading rapidly, maybe blockchain can stop this wave of "plague" - http://www.techwalker.com/2019/1022/3121934.shtml


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