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Ethereum Devs Applaud the Audience at Devcon’s Closing

Microsoft took the headlines today with their announcement of Benchley, which makes it easy to create your own ethereum based private blockchain, Cryptolet, a smart contracts oracle, and Enclaves, “an area of the chip itself where you can have code and have data run that is tamper resistant,” according to Marley Gray, head of Microsoft’s Ethereum Blockchain as a Service on Azure, speaking to...

Devcon #Day2 Sees Crowd Erupt in Enthusiastic Applause

Santander bid to make history today as the first multinational bank to use ethereum’s public blockchain to transform central bank issued money into digital currency. One of the biggest bank in the world, Santander, aims to allow its customers to turn bank account funds into ethereum based tokens, starting a new stage in digital currencies and beginning a move towards mainstream use. They have...

Ethereum Takes the Stage As Devcon2 Begins

Like any good movie, mission impossible music metaphorically came on last night around midnight London time, just hours before the opening of Devcon2, as Geth nodes – used by most of ethereum’s network – suddenly started crashing at block 2,283,416. Some villain, who presumably just wanted to see the world burn, had coded a smart contract asking everyone, in German, to Go Home, while everyone was...

Ethereum Price Rises in Anticipation of Devcon2

Ethereum’s price has been slowly increasing for the past ten days as the highly anticipated International Blockchain Week opens this evening around 2AM European time and around 10PM USA. Price reached a low of 0.018 on September the 8th. Since then it has been on the increase, reaching today a high of 0.0214, around $13, with a market cap of almost $1.1 billion. The main reason is likely to be...

Ethereum's Price Rises as DAO Theft Reaches Conclusion

After an eventful and testing summer, Ethereum meets the upcoming new autumn season with a rise in price and confidence. A number of factors are seemly converging to create upwards pressure. The most prominent, Devcon2, is now in just over two weeks with many new projects expected to launch both in Shanghai and elsewhere. A flurry of activity is expected as China, which has already passed...

Blockchain Projects Gear up for the Biggest Blockchain Competition of the Year

The blockchain ecosystem is to be on display in about three weeks during the International Blockchain Week when the blockchain world is expected to descend on Shanghai for one of the biggest event of the year, held by Wanxiang Blockchain Labs, where leading blockchain developers, entrepreneurs, visionaries, CEOs and directors of global companies are to present. The week-long event features...

Santander Backs Ethereum with Gold Sponsorship of Devcon2

Santander, one of the biggest global banks with almost 200,000 employees and yearly revenue of more than $12 billion announced today the gold sponsorship of Devcon2, one of the biggest event of the year in the blockchain space to be held in just over three weeks. The sponsorship follows Santander’s participation in the Universal Settlement Coin project, an Ethereum based private blockchain that...

Industry to Descend on Shanghai for the Global Blockchain Summit

One of the biggest blockchain event of the year is to be held in Shanghai from the 19th to the 24th of September in a week long International Blockchain conference merging DevCon’s developer focused conference with Shanghai’s more business focused Second Global Blockchain Summit. A spokesman for Wanxiang Blockchain Labs, a non-profit entity focused on blockchain research and promotions of the...

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