PoolHash (poolhash.com) was launched in June 2016 providing Bitcoin and Ethereum cloud mining services.
Overstock.com’s tØ blockchain platform went live, and Venezuelans are swapping bolivars for Bitcoins.
ViaBTC (viabtc.com) was launched in June 2016 as a Bitcoin mining pool which also offers cloud mining services.
Circle is abandoning Bitcoin, and Japan might be dropping its sales tax on Bitcoin purchases.
While Ethereum was and may still be labeled as a promising technology, it has failed to deliver in terms of either a solid application or in terms of appreciation for the people that have put faith in it.