Cryptocurrency is the ‘Natural Evolution’ of Money: Ethereum Co-Founder Joseph Lubin

ConsenSys founder and Ethereum co-creator Joseph Lubin recently expressed his thoughts on the “equal waves of fascination and skepticism” concerning cryptocurrency, in a Quartz op-ed published on Sept. 25. Lubin referenced a number of historical antidotes to assert that society has always been a bit skeptical towards those who come up with new concepts of money

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ConsenSys Has Begun Using Ethereum to Supply Electricity to Texas

Grid+, a blockchain startup operated by ConsenSys, the largest blockchain software company in the world operated by Ethereum co-creator Joseph Lubin, has successfully started to supply electricity to its clients in Texas. Milestone Reached: Grid+ Texas has begun flowing power to its first four customers! — Grid+ (@gridplus_energy) September 21, 2018 Through the use of

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Ethereum Co-Founder Defends Tether Against Bitcoin Price Manipulation Claims

One of the cryptocurrency community’s most respected voices is throwing his support behind tether (USDT), the controversial “stablecoin” that critics allege has been used to manipulate the bitcoin price. Joseph Lubin, an Ethereum co-founder, told Yahoo Finance that he “believes” USDT is backed by physical dollars at a 1 to 1 ratio, as the token’s

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Ethereum Co-Founder Joseph Lubin: Crypto Market Slump Won’t Curtail Growth

Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin said that he does not see the recent slump in cryptocurrency prices as a constraint to growth in the market. In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Lubin said the collapse in prices is not a new development as it has always been present in the “blockchain ecosystem since 2009 when Bitcoin

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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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Ethereum Entering ‘Phase 2’ Following Launch of Most Complex DApp: Co-Creator

At the RISE conference held in Hong Kong, the largest technology conference in Asia attended by 15,000 attendees, Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin said that the Ethereum blockchain has entered phase two of its development, following the launch of the most complicated app on its protocol. Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Regularly As CCN previously reported,

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Crypto Wallet Founder Believes Bitcoin Could Hit $60,000 This Year

Cryptocurrency values have taken a hit as of late, but movement on the regulatory front has lifted many observers’ spirits. One crypto startup executive believes bitcoin’s price could hit $60,000 this year, despite its dip from a near $20,000 high in December to the $6,000 range. Julian Hosp, co-founder and president of TenX, a crypto

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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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‘Extremely Comfortable’ That Ether is Not a Security: Ethereum Co-Founder

US financial regulators are reportedly set to meet next week to discuss whether ether should be regulated as a security under federal law, but Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin is not concerned. Lubin, who now runs blockchain development studio ConsenSys, told financial publication TheStreet that he is “extremely comfortable” with the legal due diligence Ethereum’s founders

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