Amazon to Let Customers Use Ethereum Blockchain Solutions

Amazon's new partnership will make it easier for customers to use blockchain
16 May 2018   305

Сloud computing arm of Amazon will work with a new start-up called Kaleido, which was born out of Consensys, leading blockchain incubator. The company is aiming to give AWS customers an easy way to get into blockchain technology.

They can focus on their scenario and they don't have to become PhDs is cryptography, we give them a simple platform to build their company on blockchain. 

 

Steve Cerveny

Kaleido, Co-founder

Amazon Web Services is a subsidiary of Amazon that offers a paid subscription for cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments. AWS is using a partner-led strategy instead of building from the ground up.

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Introducing Kaleido to AWS customers is going to help customers move faster and not worry about managing blockchain themselves. It is the first Blockchain SaaS solution available on the AWS Marketplace and will help them rapidly advance their blockchain projects.

 

Amazon Web Services said in a statement

The founder of the Ethereum blockchain platform, which Kaleido and AWS will be using, said this is the biggest move yet by the tech giant to get into blockchain.

This is a heavy duty, full stack way of getting the company into blockchain solutions.

 

Joseph Lubin

Founder, Ethereum

Lubin also said that blockchain technology can help Amazon in other arms of the ever-expanding business, using supply chain as one example. 

PascalCoin to activate V3 Hard fork

PascalCoin V3 Hard fork will be activated on block 210,000 on May 31 and feature anonymity via transaction mixing and inflation reduction
26 May 2018   39

PascalCoin is preparing for V3 Hard fork scheduled for May 31. It will introduce key improvements as such:

  • anonymity transaction mixing;
  • 50% inflation reduction;
  • Lazarus/FPC gets 10% of funding

To get more into the details:

PascalCoin transactions occur between publicly visible accounts and the crucial aspect needs to be implemented - fungibility. The improvement will allow users to perform 'client-server mixing', 'network-protocol mixing', 'chaining multi-transactions', 'decentralized exchanging' and 'monetized-API mixing'.

As for Lazarus/FPC (a base tooling from which PascalCoin is founded on), a total of 10% of the Developer Rewards is recommended to be allocated for the FOSS project funding. In a long run, a large developer mind-share is expected to reduce costs significantly.

To learn more about the details of the fork, you can visit Improvement Proposal page here. And regarding the market characteristics of PascalCoin, at the moment of publication they are as follows:

Average price 0.765895 USD
Market cap 15,978,408 USD
Volume (24H) 89,861 USD