Ethereum Co-Founder Lubin: Cryptocurrencies Should Stay ‘Unfettered” from Regulations

It’s a tricky balance, but Ethereum Co-Founder Joseph Lubin believes the cryptocurrency market should embrace regulators though he also points out it’s vital not to stifle innovation. Lubin, who is at the helm of ConsenSys, welcomes regulators into the cryptocurrency space both in the United States and in other parts of the world. He made the comments

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Amazon Launches Blockchain Cloud Partnership With Ethereum Studio ConsenSys’ Kaleido

Amazon has partnered with blockchain incubator ConsenSys to enable its customers to build and manage their own blockchain platforms in an easy-to-use manner with ConsenSys’ Ethereum-based cloud platform called Kaleido. The move is part of an effort to make blockchain, the technology underpinning bitcoin, more accessible to customers of Amazon Web Services, the cloud-computing arm

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Saudi Arabia Partners Ethereum Startup to Host Blockchain Bootcamp

Saudi Arabia‘s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) has teamed up with ConsenSys, a cryptocurrency development studio, to host a “blockchain bootcamp” as part of the kingdom’s efforts to support technological development. The bootcamp is part of the ministry’s efforts to develop national cadres in future technologies, according to the ministry. The recent three-day

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Ethereum Blockchain Conference Defends Against Criticism for Deepak Chopra’s Invite

Major cryptocurrency and blockchain conference Ethereal Summit is defending its decision to extend an invitation to Deepak Chopra, a New Age spiritual leader and alternative medicine advocate. Ethereal, which is sponsored by Ethereum development studio ConsenSys, describes itself as the “SXSW of blockchain” and expects to host 2,000 attendees at its upcoming event in New

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BTC Relay Bridges BTC With Ethereum, Allowing BTC Verification For Smart Contracts

ConsenSys, a blockchain technology company, and Ethereum have developed BTC Relay, an Ethereum contract that allows Ethereum users to pay with bitcoin. Servicing as a bridge between Ethereum and bitcoin, BTC Relay is a tool for developers who want to verify bitcoin transactions for Ethereum and smart contract applications. Community members, called Relayers, provide BTC Relay […]

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Microsoft Partners Blockchain Firms to Develop Legal-ID System

Microsoft is partnering with ConsenSys, an Ethereum-coder collective, and Blockstack Labs, an application stack for decentralized, server-less apps secured by the blockchain, in trying to improve the state of the millions of people – mostly children – who face severe challenges from having no legal identity. The partners are engaged in a long-term project to […]

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Japan Sees a New Blockchain Industry Consortium Established

Japan’s first blockchain industry organization, the Blockchain Collaborative Consortium (BCCC), sees 34 companies as founding members coming together. BCCC will help promote blockchain solutions and innovation to the public as well as working with other blockchain organizations from around the world. The likes of Microsoft Japan and Ethereum-coder collective ConsenSys together with an array of […]

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