EtherWorld's weekly: July 08, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news IBM Signs $740 Million Deal With Australian Gov’t to Use Blockchain for Data Security Banks Conduct Cross-Border Trades on IBM - Powered Blockchain Early uses of blockchain will barely be visible, says Hyperledger’s Brian Behlendorf MyEtherWallet Founder, Kosala Hemachandra joined Blockchains LLC as Chief Blockchains Officer Europe’s biggest ETF trader - Speed is moving into Crypto Markets - Bloomberg Thailand Leads in Crypto by Skipping the Big...

EtherWorld's weekly: June 24, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news Bank of England to Update Settlement System to Work with Blockchain Japan's Financial Watchdog Orders AML Shake-Up at 6 Crypto Exchanges Thiel Foundation Announces 2018 Thiel Fellows Korean Government to Lead 6 Blockchain Pilots With $9 Million Fund Stanford computer scientists launch the Center for Blockchain Research. Stanford students build 16 blockchain projects in Dapp Showcase Blockchain technology almost a must-have for business said UBS CEO EY and Microsoft launch...

Solutions to Scalability: Can Off-Chain Payments Scale Blockchain?

Scalability is one issue that has been troubling blockchain developers and is one of the biggest challenges before it can reach the masses. Below is the daily transaction chart showing transactions since October' 15. image source: etherscan.io The key here is that enough number of nodes must verify the transaction to confirm it as legitimate and to make sure that security isn't compromised, but few enough so as to allow the system to process...

EtherWorld's weekly: June 10, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news SEC Names Valerie A. Szczepanik Senior Advisor for Digital Assets and Innovation Walton Blockchain Institute, a non-profit foundation officially approved by the Ministry of Science and ICT of South Korea, is officially launched on June 8, at 4 PM (Korea Time). Korea Customs Service (KCS) has applied blockchain technology to grow the direct purchasing of foreign goods. loopchain technology to be applied to Import Customs Clearance Procedure. Cryptocurrency adoption -...

EtherWorld's weekly: June 3, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news Microsoft is reportedly talking about buying GitHub, a platform for software developers last valued at $2 billion Former Reuters Risk Exec Joins Crypto Compliance Startup The latest version of Netflix's Cloud Gateway, Zuul 2 is now open source and available for general use. GMO Internet Launches “CryptoChips byGMO” That Enables Distribution of Bitcoin as Remuneration Within the Game Application in August 2018 Alibaba-Founded Insurtech Firm Promotes Blockchain Use in Healthcare...

EtherWorld's weekly: May 20, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news Amazon collaborates with ConsenSys to Simplify Enterprise Blockchain Adoption Infosys Partners with 7 Banks for Blockchain Trade Finance Network Wyoming Aims to Be America’s Cryptocurrency Capital FedEx's Smith Sees Blockchain as 'Next Frontier' for Logistics SEC Created its Own Scammy ICO "HoweyCoins" to Teach Investors a Lesson Thailand Successfully Regulates Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin offerings Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange Turns to Blockchain for New Lending Platform Ethereum News...

Amazon collaborates with ConsenSys to Simplify Enterprise Blockchain Adoption

Amazon, an American e-commerce and cloud computing company is already into blockchain space. Amazon's cloud computing arm has introduced AWS Blockchain Templates last month. To make it easier for customers to use blockchain, they are now in a new partnership with a blockchain startup - Kaleido, incubated by ConsenSys. AWS Blockchain Templates allows to launch an Ethereum (either public or private) or Hyperledger Fabric (private) network in a matter of minutes and with just a...

EtherWorld's weekly: April 29, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news Nasdaq would consider trading cryptocurrency, partnered with Gemini American Express closer to breaking into elusive Chinese market - CNBC Reserve Bank of India Faces Lawsuit Over Attempt to Ban Cryptocurrency Trading Puerto Ricans are developing their own parametric hurricane insurance product using Ethereum IBM introduces a blockchain to verify the jewelry supply chain. BBVA Registers $91 Million Loan on Public Ethereum Blockchain. Ethereum News "I am boycotting @coindesk's Consensus...

EtherWorld's weekly: April 22, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news The high court of India has now overruled the RBI's decision to ban crypto from the country. Mastercard will use blockchain for identity protection, a new patent filed. NASA Funds Blockchain Autonomous Rocket Project Belgium Donates to World Food Programme’s Blockchain Solution Get Started with Blockchain Using the new AWS Blockchain Templates Barclays Has Eyes on Opening Crypto-Trading Desk Coinbase has blocked the official @WikiLeaks shop from its platform...

EtherWorld's weekly: April 15, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news European countries join Blockchain Partnership Samsung Jumps on the Blockchain Bandwagon YouTube and Facebook Are Losing Creators to Blockchain-Powered Rivals Mastercard to Hire More Blockchain Specialists. Chile Is Using Ethereum's Blockchain to Track Energy Data ADVISORY on Cloud Mining Contracts by SEC Philippines Ethereum News ASIC Resistant Hard Fork Discussion Overview. It is confirmed that an ASIC miner able to mine the Ethash algorithm has been developed. Ethereum community please...

Solutions to Scalability: Sharding Explained!

Cryptocurrencies have changed the ways of transactions whether they be business or personal. Below is a graph which shows the number of ethereum transactions per month over years. Image source: Etherscan.io It is impressive that cryptocurrencies such as Ether have grown so much over years. But the problem is that cryptocurrencies were not designed for such a widespread use. And as the virtual currencies have grown, many problems have surfaced. The most important and...

EtherWorld's weekly: March 25, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news Google Is Working on Its Own Blockchain-Related Technology - Bloomberg Microsoft helps launch world’s first blockchain-based investment product JP Morgan Looks to Crypto’s Future with Optimism U.S. Congress Officially Supports Blockchain Technology Fujitsu announces the opening of an International Blockchain Innovation Centre. Huawei plans to build one of the First Blockchain-Ready Smartphones Smart Contracts Now Recognized Under Tennessee Law AirAsia is considering an ICO TMX Group, the...

EtherWorld's weekly: March 18, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) Quote of the week "Web 3.0 exists because we cannot trust institutions." - Gavin W. News World news Google will ban all cryptocurrency-related advertising - CNBC US Congressional Hearing on ICO Barclays Breaks Rank With Coinbase Deal - WSJ French Regulator Blacklists 15 Crypto Investment Websites Crypto's Biggest ICOs Stay Silent on SEC Subpoenas South Korea Raids 3 Crypto Exchanges in Embezzlement Probe Wyoming Passes 5 Pro-Blockchain Laws, Points the...

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