1. Essence Securities: Blockchain technology achieved a breakthrough in the financial industry. 2. Bitcoin.com launched the cryptocurrency reward mission platform. 3. The ConsenSys Ventures Accelerator project selected 10 blockchain startups. 4. The Swiss publishing house Netzmedien AG opened Bitcoin to pay employees' salaries. 5. The US Congress submitted two new cryptocurrency bills to address encryption pricing manipulation issues and enhance encryption competitive advantage. 6. Ukraine, Kiev, once again considers the use of Bitcoin for bus payments. 7. Report: The Swiss financial technology industry continues to grow, including encryption-related businesses. 8. Facebook acquisition rumors were answered by Brave CEO.