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Vitalik Proposes Mixer to Anonymize ‘One-Off’ Ethereum Transactions

“We need a first step toward more privacy,” Vitalik Buterin, founder of the ethereum blockchain network, said Wendesday. In a new HackMD post, Buterin detailed a design to help obscure ethereum user activity on the blockchain. More specifically, Buterin proposed a “minimal mixer design” aimed at obfuscating user addresses when sending fixed quantities of ether (ETH). […]

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At Blockchain Week, Maturity Is the Motto as Ethereum Organizations Push Toward 2.0 Upgrade

The ethereum movement, headed by flagship organizations like the Ethereum Foundation and the Brooklyn-based conglomerate ConsenSys, emerged from Blockchain Week 2019 with a common goal and a newfound sense of urgency. In short, building ethereum 2.0 — the blockchain network’s ambitious reinvention plan — will require maturity. “The only people left are those that want […]

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‘Tackling Real World Issues’: Hackers at ETH New York Build Apps Geared Towards Social Change

If building decentralized financial applications was the motto topic of Ethereal, the ethereum hackathon ETH New York was all about discussing the social impact of such applications. Speaking to a group of high school students at ETH New York, Mariano Conti – head of smart contracts at the MakerDAO Foundation – asked foundational questions surrounding […]

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ConsenSys-Backed Blockchain Startup Kaleido Launches New Enterprise Tech Stack

Kaleido, a ConsenSys company, announced on Wednesday at Coindesk’s Consensus, the launch of a new enterprise technology stack and the rollout of over a dozen new features, tools and capabilities for the enterprise blockchain Kaleido’s new B2B tech stack, a core component of its Blockchain Business Cloud, aims to provide the foundational platform for companies […]

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Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Publishes Latest Client Specs in Blockchain Standards Push

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), the standards body seeking a common approach for businesses using ethereum’s code, has released a third version of its client specification, as well as updates on privacy and performance. Announced Monday at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2019 conference, EEA released its Enterprise Ethereum Client Specification V3, which simplifies permissioning systems, inherent to enterprise […]