China’s ‘Dream City’ Taps Ethereum Dev. Studio ConsenSys for Blockchain Push

Government officials in Xiongan New Area have announced a partnership with Ethereum development studio ConsenSys to develop blockchain initiatives for China’s “dream city.” According to the South China Morning Post, the Xiongan government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the U.S.-based ConsenSys to “establish Xiongan as a next-generation smart city and a leading

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Denver Post Exiles Launch Blockchain-based Newspaper

A group of journalists who left The Denver Post over conflicts with the paper’s owner has joined a blockchain based startup that hopes to operate 1,000 publications this year, according to The New York Times. The former Denver Post staffers will partner with a startup called Civil Media Company, whose sole investor is ConsenSys, a

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The Word “Ethereum” Has Been Googled More Than 110 Million Times

Given the impact Ethereum has had on blockchain development since its founding in 2015, it’s hard to imagine what blockchain and cryptocurrency would be like today without it. “Ethereum” Has Appeared in 110 Million Google Searches ConsenSys, a blockchain venture production studio building decentralized applications on Ethereum, offered a census of the cryptocurrency’s contributions to

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Philippines’ Banks to Pilot Ethereum-based Blockchain for Retail Payments

Five rural banks in the Philippines will conduct a pilot of a real-time retail payments system on a blockchain developed by Ethereum startup Consensys. In a move to further financial inclusion and bring some 35 unbanked Filipinos into the financial system, the Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) has picked five rural banks in Mindanao

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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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