Samsung, JP Morgan—Microsoft are Ethereum (ETH) Primers, Next $250?

Ethereum (ETH) up 21.7 percent The platform is way ahead of competitors and could replace Bitcoin as a store of value Mike Novogratz, an experience institutional investor, is positive on Ethereum (ETH) saying that the platform is "way ahead." His comments mirrored our previous assertion and reflected on the level of on-chain development gauged from...
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Amazon Launches Managed Blockchain Service, Nestlé and AT&T Already on Board

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Amazon is making its entry into the blockchain space, via a new tool available through its AWS (Amazon Web Service) to "create and manage scalable blockchain networks" via open-blockchain networks like Ethereum.   Amazon 's cloud computing arm, Amazon Web Services (AWS), launched its Managed Blockchain service for wider use among enterprise cl...
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Microsoft Partners With JP Morgan Chase To Improve Quorum’s Blockchain Technology

Microsoft has recently signed a new partnership with JP Morgan Chan in order to enhance the blockchain platform Quorum. This blockchain network has been developed by JP Morgan in order to perform transactions among different customers. The information was recently released by Microsoft in a statement . Microsoft and JP Morgan Chase Work Together Ba...
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Blockchain Technology Pros & Cons

We constantly read about blockchain technology either as a savior, or as a curse. There are a wealth of pros and cons to consider when it comes to the blockchain , as with any new technologies. This isn't a bad thing. It's beneficial to highlight drawbacks to that innovation can take over. Yes, blockchain does boast some bad factors, thankfully tho...
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Ethereum Could Become A New Standard As Amazon Gets Into Blockchain

Ethereum's blockchain could soon become a standard as Amazon Web Service (AWS) gets into blockchain. Amazon will be releasing a new tool that enables users to create and manage scalable blockchain networks via public-blockchains, like Ethereum , and private and permissioned blockchains, like Hyperledger Fabric . You can now create & manage scal...
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New Microsoft and J.P. Morgan Partnership Brings Enterprise-Variant of Ethereum to Azure

Microsoft and J.P. Morgan team up to make it easier, more affordable, and less time-consuming for enterprises to come up with blockchain-based solutions.
  A new strategic partnership between J.P. Morgan and software giant Microsoft Corp. will now enable customers of both companies to develop and scale blockchain networks in the cloud. The collaboration, announced May 2, 2019, is aimed at expediting the growth and adoption of enterprise blockchain. Microsoft Unveils Azure Blockchain Service At ...
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Samsung is developing its own Ethereum based blockchain

According to rumors, electronics giant, Samsung is considering developing its own Blockchain, accompanied by its own token. The new token will be on the Ethereum blockchain and later converted into its own blockchain, while the new blockchain could possibly be a fork of Ethereum. CoinDesk Korea first reported that Samsung plans to launch its own bl...
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Microsoft Pays For Developing On Ethereum, Also Gets Into $1 Trillion Club

Ethereum (ETH) – the world's leading blockchain protocol for the issuance of smart contracts and development of decentralized applications ( dapps ) – is being funded by Microsoft, the world-leading software giant that's just hit a $1 trillion market cap. In an effort to help build and develop the Ethereum ecosystem, Microsoft is offering thousands...
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Ethereum Will Be Hard To Stop At This Point When 200+ Banks, More Than 50 Billion-Dollar Companies Including Microsoft Azure Involved

  Ethereum (ETH) , the 2nd-largest cryptocurrency by market cap – known for its decentralized platform that runs smart contracts and supports decentralized applications – is seemingly unstoppable. Not only does Ethereum have the largest ecosystem of cryptocurrency projects and solutions built on top of its blockchain, but it's one of the few c...
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How Many Ether Will You Need to Stake in Ethereum’s Proof-of-Stake Casper?

Ethereum (ETH) will be switching to a proof-of-stake consensus model within the next year or so. Many are wondering, 'How many ether does one need to participate in Ethereum staking?' Here is what we know so far. Although it is hard to pin an exact date on the transition, Ethereum will soon be moving to a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus model. The s...
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Ethereum Constantinople Upgrade Announcement

  The Ethereum network will be undergoing a scheduled upgrade at block number 7,080,000 , which is predicted to occur on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 . The exact date is subject to change depending on block times between now and then and could be activated 1-2 days before or after. A countdown timer can be seen at https://amberdata.io/blocks/70...
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Why Bitcoin, Ethereum and the Entire Crypto Market Are Down in Value

The way I see it, investors in 2017 — and specifically in Q4 — wanted to buy Bitcoin ( BTC) and Ethereum ( ETH ) for the sole purpose of exchanging it for specific ICO tokens they wanted to invest in. The buyers of Bitcoin and Ethereum did not want to own Bitcoin or Ethereum. They wanted to buy the newly issued initial coin offering ( ICO ) tokens,...
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8 Teams Are Sprinting to Build the Next Generation of Ethereum

  "We don't want to reinvent the wheel when building [ethereum] 2.0." Speaking to the complementary efforts of developers working on two separate upgrades to the ethereum blockchain – one dubbed ethereum 2.0 and the other dubbed ethereum 1x – Raul Jordan insists upgrades to be included in ethereum 1x on a shorter time horizon would have benefi...
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Amazon Has Launched a New Service for Building Blockchains

  Tech giant Amazon is launching a blockchain service to help clients develop blockchain networks without incurring the costs of creating their own platform. Announced Wednesday at Amazon's re:Invent conference, the Amazon Managed Blockchain platform "is a fully managed service that makes it easy to create and manage scalable blockchain networ...
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Top 5 Crypto Tax Software Companies for Tax Season

This story was originally published at BlockFi.com . For more information on understanding crypto taxes and managing your tax exposure, visit the BlockFi resource center . Calculating your crypto taxes is one of the more stressful parts of being a cryptocurrency trader. The time it takes to report on your crypto taxes depend on the number of coins ...
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Vitalik Buterin shares major developments in Ethereum Foundation over past 15 months

  Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin was recently asked about the "biggest changes" that have taken place in Ethereum Foundation over the past 15 months. This came up after Buterin tweeted stating that Ethereum has undergone a massive change over the past 15 months. In response to the query, Buterin put forward four points explaining the deve...
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Ethereum [ETH] futures contract upcoming: Could this pave the road for an ETF?

BOE Global Markets, the company behind launching Bitcoin [BTC] futures last year, has reportedly revealed that they would be launching a futures market for Ethereum [ETH] as well. One of the sources revealed to Business Insider that the product might be ready by the end of this year. Futures contracts are a kind of derivatives that allow investors ...
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Microsoft Introduces Ethereum Proof-of-Authority Algorithm on Azure

  Microsoft's cloud platform Azure has introduced a proof-of-authority (PoA) algorithm on its Ethereum (ETH) blockchain product, according to a blog post Aug. 7. The new Ethereum network algorithm will reportedly allow a "more efficient" way of building decentralized applications ( DApps ) for private or consortium networks, where "all consens...
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MyEtherWallet Users Can Buy Ether Directly With Their Credit Cards

Cryptocurrency wallet service providers are always looking for ways to evolve and grow. MyEtherWallet is going in an interesting direction by adding the ability to buy Ethereum with a credit card. This new feature is made possible thanks to its new partnership with Simplex. Another Step Forward for MyEtherWallet There are quite a few wallet solutio...
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OmiseGo (OMG) Partners with Ethereum’s First-Ever Mobile OS, Status

  The first mobile Ethereum client, Status that has been built on peer-to-peer technologies has joined hands with the world's 20th largest cryptocurrency OmiseGo to integrate OMG's decentralized exchange within Status. Integrating OMG's DEX into Status The mobile Ethereum client, Status has partnered up with OmiseGo (OMG) as announced on its o...
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