Editor at Popula.com Maria Bustillos has confirmed that they have successfully stored the first news story ever on Ethereum blockchain and the IPFS network.Then explained, “For the first time in human history, it might be possible to create absolute receipts, absolute, unassailable, unchangeable, incorruptible records. That would mark an enormous turning point.”
The Vitalik Buterin has granted 1,000 ETH tokens worth $324,000 to three startups that are currently working on Ethereum ecosystem. The token was gifted by Buterin as a “contribution to the push the development of Ethereum 2.0”. This indicates a welcoming and supporting gestures from Vitalik itself for those start-ups which eyes to work on Ethereum ecosystem.
Qoo10, an ecommerce company is all set to have a new blockchain-based ecommerce marketplace and along with a new cryptocurrency named “QuuBe” (cube), the platform is available on desktop and mobile. The blockchain network was built by a team of 20 developers based in South Korea and runs on Ethereum protocol, with 20 more staffs in Singapore.
The Wanchain (WAN) has declared the release of Wanchain 3.0 to connect Bitcoin to Ethereum and ERC-20 tokens. The founder and CEO, Jack Lu mentioned it as the ‘biggest release ever, bringing the network of Bitcoin users to projects and tokens built on Ethereum.’ It features cross-chain transaction capability by bringing seamless blockchain interoperability.
Switcheo decentralized exchange launched on NEO is available on Ethereum. The CEO of the company, Ivan Poon mentioned, “We are currently in the development phase of enabling blockchains’ interoperability to activate cross-chain trading. Because each blockchain runs on its own unique protocol and, there is no current technology that facilitates their interaction with one another.”
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.