Baidu Launches Blockchain-as-a-Service Platform

Chinese search giant is going to provide  provide the most "user-friendly" blockchain service
12 January 2018   335

The Chinese search giant Baidu has launched its own blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) platform. This is reported by CoinDesk.

The open platform "Baidu Trust" is developed on the basis of Baidu's own technology. According to the company, it is designed to provide users with the most "easy to learn and use" blockchain-service.

According to a report on the Baidu website, the platform allows you to conduct and track transactions; it can be used to perform a wide variety of tasks, including the issuance of digital accounts, the management of bank loans, insurance management, financial audit, etc.

According to Baidu, this technology has already been used for securitization and asset exchange, including "first asset-backed securities exchange products using blockchain technology in China."

Note that Baidu - not the first Chinese company, acting with such an initiative. In April 2017, the Chinese Internet conglomerate Tencent released its own set of blockchain services. TrustSQL offers its users such services as digital asset management, authentication and shared economics.

Although the search engine Baidu a bit late with its own BaaS-platform, once he was one of the first companies to start working with bitcoin. So, in October 2013 payments in this crypto currency began to take his service Jiasule, engaged in improving the productivity, speed and security of websites.

Bitcoin Ethereum Crypto Summit comes to Texas

Richardson is hosting a 1-day conference - Bitcoin Ethereum Crypto Summit on May 12 to teach the basics and catch up with the the latest in the cryptoworld
20 April 2018   30

Leading cryptocurrency and blockchain experts are coming to Richardson to participate in Bitcoin Ethereum Crypto Summit 2018. This one day event will take place on May 12 at Noah's Event Center. BECS positions itself as an affordable crypto event providing the quickest way to experience and learn about cryptocurrency live and in person, learn the terminology, the concept, and the hands on information with no experience required, and the public is invited to take part and attend.

Here is the list of some of the topics and sessions that will be covered:

  • Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency 101 – All the basics you need to get started
  • Government Regulation of Cryptocurrencies
  • Meet the Altcoins – Fast-paced review of over 20 of the top alternative cryptocurrencies, including Ripple, Stellar, Stratis, Monero, Dash, and many more
  • Cryptocurrency and Taxes
  • Overview of Cryptocurrency Exchanges such as Coinbase, Poloniex, and more
  • Cold Wallets, Hot Wallets, Paper Wallets, and more – The main types, how to use them, and keep your crypto safe!
  • How To Spend and Accept Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other Cryptocurrencies
  • The Basics of Blockchain and Internet of Money
  • Trading Bots and Trading Software
  • User Experience and the Blockchain
  • Mining 101 – What is it, how does it work, and should you start mining on your own?
  • How To Start Your Own Token or Coin
  • Understanding Coin Price Indexes

Doors open at 8:30 am.