Microsoft & JPMorgan Team Up: Quorum Blockchain Available on Azure

This week, tech giant Microsoft and banking heavyweight JP Morgan announced a strategic partnership that will revolve around the duo boosting enterprise adoption of Morgan’s in-house private fork of Ethereum, Quorum. To do that, Microsoft is welcoming Quorum as the inaugural blockchain on its Azure cloud platform, specifically the new Azure Blockchain Service that the […]

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PewDiePie on the Blockchain, Is Bitcoin a Bubble? | Hodler’s Digest

PewDiePie embraces blockchain, China plans to ban crypto mining, Facebook invests $1 billion in crypto and is Bitcoin a bubble? Also – exclusive interviews with Kenetic Capital’s Jehan Chu and author of “Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain”, David Gerard. Hodler’s Digest Apr 8-14 #cointelegraph #news #HodlersDigest Subscribe to Cointelegraph: https://goo.gl/JhmfdU Follow COINTELEGRAPH: Website: https://cointelegraph.com/ […]

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Bitcoin Surge Explained, PayPal Gets Into Blockchain | Hodler’s Digest

This episode is sponsored by YouHodler: http://bit.ly/2Vv3BHN YouHodler provides crypto backed loans. This week, every man and his dog had a theory on the market surge, but we just have the opinons of Tone Vays and Ran Neuner. Also this week, Coinbase launched cross border payments, the SEC staff’s new framework for tokens was released […]

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Blockchain for Everyone: Startup Building Coda Protocol Gets $15 Million Boost

The future of scalable blockchain tech just received another boon as O(1) Labs, the builders of the “tiny blockchain in your browser” project Coda Protocol, have successfully completed a new $15 million USD funding round. Coda, whose nimble ledger leverages zk-SNARK cryptographic proofs in order to significantly compact the size of its chain, is focused […]

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State-Owned Gazprom Looks to Take Business Onto Blockchain in Russia

Russia’s massive natural oil and gas industry titan, Gazprom, is eyeing ways to pivot its business operations onto blockchain tech. To do that, the company, which is majority-owned by the Russian government, has devised its own in-house smart contract platform prototype to automate the execution of real-world contracts. That production was confirmed by the Chairman […]

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U.S. Crypto Mining Firm Riot Blockchain Reveals Loses $58 Million in a Year

Bitcoin miners are now recovering from the effects of the bearish wave that engulfed the market last year until the beginning of 2019. Cryptocurrency mining firm Riot Blockchain published its financial report, which showed a net loss of $58 million for the 2018 fiscal year. The former veterinary and life science firm swooped into the mining […]

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