Ethereum Poised to Be First Public Blockchain in Hyperledger Consortium

Ethereum could become the first public blockchain on Hyperledger – if the open-source consortium’s technical steering committee approves a proposal to adopt the ConsenSys-backed Pantheon project. Pantheon is a suite of ethereum-based services built by PegaSys, a 50-strong engineering team at ConsenSys. The Pantheon ethereum client, built on Java, is used to develop enterprise applications with […]

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LISTEN: Why Blockchain Compares to the Rise of the Internet, with Steven Nerayoff

Key Highlights Digital currencies on the blockchain can only go global if transactions can be expedited Mass adoption could yield micro-economies, where millions of public businesses could theoretically take off Blockchain technologies are in their infancy, but are projected to yield a 17 trillion-dollar economy when combined with AI and the Internet of Things In […]

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University of California campuses launch new blockchain accelerator initiative

Blockchain education courses are growing in popularity at college campuses throughout the world, and the University of California won’t be one to be left out. Today, three University of California campuses—UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, and UC Davis—announced a partnership with MouseBelt Blockchain Accelerator, a “full-service” blockchain development and investment firm. The plan is for MouseBelt […]

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Deloitte launches ‘Blockchain in a Box’ hands-on demonstrator

Consultancy Deloitte this week unveiled a mobile, self-contained computing platform that can be used to host a blockchain network on a small-scale so companies can test its capabilities. Called “Blockchain in a Box” (BIAB), the platform consists of four, small-form-factor compute nodes, three video displays and networking components that can be connected to external services […]

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Collaboration to Test Blockchain-Based Electricity Market Software

Omega Grid, in partnership with Électricité de France (EDF) and the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), will deploy its blockchain-based local electricity market software to coordinate electric vehicle (EV) charging with solar generation in Northern California this year. The project is backed in part by an American Public Power Associate (APPA) grant. This local energy market […]

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Andrew Yang Wants Blockchain-Based Mobile Voting

If elected president, Democratic candidate Andrew Yang plans to tackle voting fraud and prevent hacks on modern voting booths by implementing blockchain-based mobile voting throughout the US. Read the full article here. The media team is the collaborating entirety of the writing staff at ETHNews. ETHNews is committed to its Editorial Policy Like what you […]

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Here’s How Blockchain Affects Mobile Payments

The ascent of money related innovation and digital payment solutions is helping the world go cashless. Cashless installment techniques currently spread a wide scope of advances – there are physical cards, online doors, portable applications, and digital wallets. Blockchain-empowered payments and digital currencies are additionally on the ascent. Techniques are getting a charge out of […]

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Deloitte Debuts ‘Blockchain In a Box’ as a Mobile Demo Platform for Prototyped Solutions

Deloitte introduced “Blockchain in a Box” (BIAB) designed to provide intuitive, tangible blockchain demonstrations and experimentations. It is a mobile, self-contained technology platform capable of hosting blockchain-based solutions across four small-form-factor compute nodes and three video displays, as well as networking components that enable integration with external services, such as traditional cloud technologies. Each compute […]

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Andrew Yang promises mobile blockchain elections

U.S. Democratic Presidential candidate Andrew Yang has been one of the more forward thinking candidates in the 2020 race. Trying to maintain that edge, the candidate is now pushing for mobile voting in elections, with a blockchain to record the votes. Yang’s campaign website, which has dozens of policy discussion points on it, specifically has […]

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