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Posts tagged as “Ethereum”

The Story of the MLB-Licensed Crypto Baseball Game

The co-founders behind Lucid Sight have worked in the gaming industry for a couple decades, long before launching the MLB-Licensed MLB Crypto Baseball. When the iPhone was new, and before the app store launched, Lucid Sight CEO Randy Saaf had a game in the app store. The company, Jirbo, was one of the only companies making JavaScript games for the iPhone safari browser. He launched it with his Lucid Sight co-founders and Jon Zweig, now the CEO of No Code mobile development software suite AppOnboard. As the only company making Javascript games for Safari browser, Jirbo received a key early on to place games on the app store.

JP Morgan Publishes Code for Permissioned Ethereum

JPMorgan has uploaded the code for its private, Ethereum-inspired blockchain code to popular code repository Github. Quorum, which JPMorgan calls a “permissioned implementation of Ethereum supporting data privacy,” is essentially a blockchain focused for enterprise use. 

JPMorgan promises “high speed and high throughput” processing of private transactions. “Quorum addresses specific challenges to blockchain technology adoption within the financial industry, and beyond.”

The SEC Has Monitored Blockchain Technology Since Before Ethereum Attack

The Securities and Exchange Commission has been keeping a close eye on blockchain technology.

Such crowd funded blockchains seemingly operated under a so-called “good deal exception,” in which investors, who are satisfied because they are making money, do not complain to authorities.

That didn’t stop the SEC from pondering how securities law might apply.

10 Unauthorized Facts About Ethereum, DAO & The Missing $60 Million

The second largest blockchain crowdsale of all time is Ethereum. Ethereum is a blockchain system based on smart contract technology which seeks to remove humans from the nature of contracts. It is run by a virtual machine, which is a distribution of computing power run in a Bitcoin-type network. Miners in this distributed network are rewarded in ether, a Bitcoin-inspired digital currency that Ethereum proponents refer to as the “fuel” of the network.  This is similar to how Bitcoin miners are rewarded with Bitcoin.