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What It’s Like to Review Bitcoin’s Code

On June 19, Chaincode developer John Newbery gathered a group of developers to examine a proposed change to bitcoin’s code. Taking place via Internet Relay Chat (IRC), the topic was whether the change, which would help…


AWS Is Making Hyperledger and Ethereum Easier to Use

Amazon Web Services, the e-commerce giant’s cloud computing arm, has launched a new service for launching out-of-the-box blockchain networks for the ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric protocols. In a blog post published on Wednesday, AWS chief evangelist…





UBS-Backed Blockchain Platform Completes Live Trade Transactions

Batavia, a blockchain-based trade finance platform founded by banking giant UBS in partnership with IBM, has conducted its first live cross-border transactions involving corporate clients. According to an announcement released Thursday, the pilot effort saw…



New Ethereum Tech Brings Security to Scalable State Channels

The Slavic god of lightning, Perun, is entering the ethereum ecosystem (in spirit at least). Inspired by bitcoin’s lightning network, a group of researchers hailing from Warsaw have unveiled a new white paper entitled “Foundations of…