The subsidiary company of ConsenSys, Kaleido have announced a collaboration with Amazon Web Services in launching an Ethereum Marketplace, an enterprise blockchain. CEO of Kaleido, Steve Cerveny commented, “I’m very excited that we have a whole cloud of blockchain technologies pre-integrated for our clients to use. The Kaleido Marketplace is a one-stop shop for all things enterprise blockchain.”
The CEO of Google Sundar Pichai revealed that his son mines Ether at the New York Times DealBook conference. He exposed that his 11-year-old son uses the PC at home to mine Ether on the Ethereum blockchain. He expressly stated, “I was talking something about Bitcoin, and my son clarified what I was talking about was Ethereum.”
The Aragon version 0.6 is live on the Ethereum mainnet. The company formerly raised €25 million in fifteen minutes through an ICO. Version 0.6 is named as ‘Alba.’ Using the Ethereum Dapp, the users would be able to develop a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO). The DAO would be able to able to bring effective governance and organizational transparency.
The Coinbase Ventures and the UC Berkeley’s House Fund have declared the launch Plasma Cash on Ethereum’s Rinkeby testnet and sidechain. The CEO of Elph stated, “Backed by the security of Ethereum via Plasma, all transactions first occur on Elph’s network, are periodically consolidated into batches, and then recorded as a single transaction on Ethereum.”
The EY has introduced a tool to shift the private transactions to the Ethereum public blockchain. The company claims its Ops Chain Public Edition prototype is the maiden implementation of zero-knowledge proof (ZKP) technology for Ethereum. The global innovation leader of the company stated that it would allow entities to transact on the network with security and privacy.
The Quorum, Ethereum blockchain, would now tokenize gold bars. The miners would be able to gain premiums on the market. The chief of blockchain initiatives at J.P Morgan, Umar Farooq believes that the tokenization of traditional assets would create various opportunities for the global trading markets and stated, “They can track the gold bar from the mine to the endpoint.”
A new set of specifications has been released by the Ethereum Enterprise Alliance (EEA) for the developers who use private versions of Ethereum blockchain. The executive director of EEA explained, “Using the EEA Specification, Ethereum developers can write code that enables interoperability, thus motivating enterprise customers to select EEA specification-based solutions over proprietary offerings.”
Oxfam has associated with a blockchain company called Etherisc aimed at bringing affordable insurance to paddy rice farmers. With the integration, Oxfam would be utilizing the ethereum public blockchain. The insurance chief of Oxfam stated that they are observing “how blockchain can lower costs and increase efficiencies and make it easier for many more farmers.”
Johnny Depp has entered into an agreement with TaTaTu, an Ethereum-powered entertainment Dapp. The platform was launched six months ago and the company managed to raise $500 million through the pre-token sale. Reportedly, the celebrity would work to produce the film and digital content on the platform. The company has already unveiled the beta version of the platform.
The FirstBlood, an eSports platform developed on the blockchain technology has declared the release of the beta for its decentralized application. The gamers have to possess an Ethereum account, 1ST tokens, a copy of the FirstBlood dApp and a Steam username to connect in Dota 2, an online battle arena game. The platform also aims to bring more features.