Google to Develop Own Blockchain Solution

Company insiders say cloud is natural home for the technology; no comments available from th spokesman
22 March 2018   730

Google is developing its own solution based on distributed ledgr technology, which can be used in the company's cloud services and help it stand out against competitors. This is reported by Bloomberg.

Google can use the blockchain to ensure the security of data storage of its customers.

In addition, Google is developing its own distributed registry, which third-party companies will be able to use to send and verify transactions The launch date for blockchain-based products isn't available.

Several people working in the cloud services division of Google have concentrated their efforts on the blockchain protocols in recent months, another source said, asking not to be named, since the company is not yet ready to make an official announcement. The Google spokesman declined to comment on the situation.

Casa to Launch Lightning Node Mobile App Called Sats

Casa to Launch Sats App With Lightning Network Support
04 July 2019   1011

Casa startup, specializing in the creation of secure storage systems for private keys, introduced a mobile bitcoin application Sats App, which makes it easy to manage Lightning-node.

Sats App is positioned as a non-custodial bitcoin wallet "with unique functions." According to Casa CEO Jeremy Welch, the SatsBack reward program will soon be launched, under which users will receive small amounts in BTC. For example, for connecting an application and a Casa Node device to each other, the user will receive 20,000 Satoshi.

Features are focused on increasing adoption of bitcoin and lightning nodes. You will be able to earn bitcoin if you don’t have a Casa node, but you will be able to earn bitcoin faster if you have a node.
 

Jeremy Welch 

CEO, Casa

He also added that the application, available for iOS and Android, is “secure, private and connects via Tor”.

According to CoinDesk, the startup earlier raised $ 3.5 million from Castle Island Ventures, Boost VC and Compound, and several other investors. Currently, a startup staff of 25 people serves users from 60 countries.