Kaleido Partners with Amazon to Launch Ethereum Marketplace for Enterprises | BTCMANAGER

Kaleido, a startup that helps enterprises implement blockchain technology, has launched a new full-stack Ethereum marketplace platform in collaboration with ConsenSys and Amazon Web Services, the company announced in a press release on November 8, 2018. Kaleido Blockchain Marketplace with Plug-and-Play Services and Partnership Program Kaleido has announced the launch of the first full-stack platform…

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Bithumb Partners ‘Asian Amazon’ While Lawyers Urge Korean Govt to Establish Crypto Framework

Lawyers in the Southeast Asian country lobbied the government today to quickly establish a legal framework for investor protection. The Korean Bar Association rarely campaigns publically for specific technologies or industry groups, however members felt strongly enough to do so for the cryptocurrency ecosystem within the country. According to Reuters, Bar Association President Kim Hyun…

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EU regulators want to make sure Amazon isn't undercutting sellers, commissioner says

EU regulators are questioning Amazon merchants about whether the company is using seller data to its advantage. They want to ensure the e-commerce giant isn’t using that data to replicate products and cannibalize sales from sellers on its platform. Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition, told CNBC’s Sara Eisen that one of her agency’s…

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Amazon introduces a ton of new Alexa-enabled products, including a microwave and car gadget

Amazon is showing new hardware at an event in Seattle on Thursday. The company announced 15 Alexa-enabled products, as well as ways to integrate Alexa with third-party devices. Items included a microwave, clock and car gadget. Amazon announced 15 new Alexa-enabled products in less than 90 minutes at an event in Seattle on Thursday, further…

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Petition to Have Amazon Accept Dogecoin Nets 11,000+ Signatures

If you have been buying or selling on Amazon, then you are probably aware that for a long time, the world’s number one online retailer has maintained a strong stance on the use of cryptocurrencies on its platform. This is, however, likely to change soon after Mark E., an avid user at Change.org started a…

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Amazon sets its sights on the $88 billion online ad market

Amazon, which has already reshaped and dominated the online retail landscape, is quickly gathering momentum in the new, highly profitable arena of online advertising. The push by the retail giant means consumers, even those that pay for its premium service, are likely to be confronted by ads in places where they didn’t exist before. It…

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Walmart’s Latest Blockchain Patent Lets Robots Conduct Deliveries Across Supply Chain

U.S. retail giant Walmart has applied to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) to patent a blockchain system for deliveries, according to an official patent document released August 30. The new patent aims to provide a technology for running “in-field authenticating of autonomous electronic devices” to enable secure deliveries. The patent specifies that “[i]n…

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Trump rips into 'The Amazon Washington Post' after report on North Korea talks

Shares of Amazon fell nearly 2 percent in early trading before paring half the losses. Trump has long called for greater taxes on Amazon, saying in January that the company’s dominance was hurting American retailers. President Donald Trump is again taking aim at Amazon for “using” the U.S. Postal Service as its “delivery boy,” raising…

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As Tech Giants Pursue Blockchain Projects, Facebook Loosens Cryptocurrency Ad Ban

Advertisements for initial coin offerings (ICOs) and binary options are still prohibited. Facebook has rolled out an application process for advertising cryptocurrency products or services on the social media platform. The approach is a mild reversal from its previous ban on crypto ads, which was implemented in January amid consumer protection concerns. “In the last…

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3 Reasons Why Amazon Will Choose Ripple (XRP) in 2018

Ripple (XRP)–Ripple has established itself as one of the primary cryptocurrencies to shape the future of digital commerce. Following on the heels of the creation of a 100 million USD hedge fund in XRP and the official lockup of 55 billion XRP in escrow, Ripple saw a 200% surge in price to 0.75 USD levels….

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Mining Malware Hits Amazon’s Fire TVs

A new mining malware strain hits Android-based television sets, particularly the Fire TV series released by Amazon. If your Amazon Fire TV suddenly stops playing video and acts sluggishly, you might actually be experiencing the effects of something called ADB.Miner. Transforming television sets into mining equipment for the hacker’s wallet, the virus first makes its…

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Investors need to think innovatively about tech

Tech is a no brainer for investors. But a simple investment theme for the sector is being badly executed. Investors are too narrow in their focus, chasing Nasdaq and FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google) stocks similar to how investors often play emerging markets in a simple fashion. Investor sentiment is cautious, except when it…

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Amazon Web Services, ConsenSys Partnership To Offer Kaleido Blockchain Platform

AWS announced a new partnership that aims to make it easier to get blockchain solutions and pilots into production. The new protocol will allow businesses to “design” their private blockchains without having to program. In an announcement released May 15, Amazon Web Services (AWS) revealed a new partnership with ConsenSys to allow Amazon Web Services…

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Crypto patent for Amazon’s real time crypto transaction got approved

Amazon’s real-time crypto transaction data patent is approved and has a unique marketplace for people and organizations to provide streaming data feeds. The Crypto patent is recommended for a marketplace where individuals and organization can provide streaming data feeds for sale. “In the filing incident, Amazon says that some possible usages for streaming data marketplace…

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Amazon Embracing Blockchain via Partnership with Kaleido, a ConsenSys Company

Amazon has moved into blockchain via its cloud computing arm called AWS, which partnered with blockchain startup Kaleido, a ConsenSys company. Amazon’s cloud computing division is collaborating with blockchain startup Kaleido to help clients move their services onto blockchain. Amazon Web Services (AWS), a subsidiary of Amazon.com, announced the partnership on Tuesday, the same day…

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Walmart Files Patent Application For Autonomous Vehicle Deliveries

The big box retailer has been making forays into blockchain technology to improve its supply chain. This latest patent may be a bid to compete with Amazon to get goods straight to customers. Multinational retail behemoth Walmart filed an application for a patent in October 2017 that was published May 10, 2018, which hints at…

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Amazon may partnership with Bitcoin, Binance Adds Usd, Coinbase buys Earn.com

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Amazon to add 2,000 jobs in Boston

Boston is one of the tech giant’s largest footholds and is a finalist to win the company’s second headquarters. Amazon said Tuesday it’s invested more than $400 million in Massachusetts since 2011. The Boston jobs news follows a similar announcement on Monday in which Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Amazon would be adding 3,000…

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Amazon Web Services Unveils Blockchain-as-a-Service Offering

AWS launched Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric BaaS templates, targeted toward small to medium-sized businesses. Amazon Web Services (AWS) officially released AWS Blockchain Templates on Thursday. The service is intended to make it easier for developers to create projects based on Ethereum and the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric. The product, which positions AWS to compete with IBM…

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Amazon Reveals Blockchain Templates for Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric

At the end of last week Amazon revealed its blockchain templates, which the company claims will make it easier for developers to create blockchain-based projects. Amazon Web Services (AWS) “blockchain-as-a-service” platform is set to compete with similar projects from Oracle, and IBM.  Amazon Web Services AWS blockchain templates give AWS users working on blockchain projects a faster way…

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