Amazon Offers Mining in the Cloud for New Chia Cryptocurrency

Users in China can set up on AWS to "farm" Chia's XCH cryptocurrency.

Tech  ·  7 May 2021

AWS Marketplace Is Selling Origin’s Decentralized Ecommerce Service

Origin Protocol's OGN token was up nearly 50% at press time.

Markets  ·  9 February 2021

Coinbase Goes Down Again as Bitcoin Price Action, Volatility Heat Up Again

Coinbase is experiencing another outage of its website and mobile apps.

Markets  ·  26 November 2020

Tech Mahindra to Offer Blockchain Solutions on AWS

The Indian tech giant will offer blockchain solutions built on Amazon-managed blockchain.

News  ·  7 September 2020

An AWS Virtual Machine Is Infected With Mining Malware. There Could Be Others

A monero mining script has been embedded in a public instance of an AWS virtual machine. How many others are similarly infected?

Tech  ·  21 August 2020

VideoCoin Adds Cash Payments and Rewards in Bid to Take On AWS

Halsey Minor’s VideoCoin platform launches Wednesday with fiat payment rails that aim to move the project beyond the limited sphere of crypto.

Business  ·  26 May 2020

Amazon Cloud Outage Caused Major Issues at Some Crypto Exchanges

Problems with Amazon's cloud service, AWS, in Tokyo are disrupting services at some cryptocurrency exchanges on Friday.

Markets  ·  23 August 2019

Amazon Is Looking to Put Advertising Data on a Blockchain

Amazon is looking to hire a software engineer to integrate parts of its advertising business with a blockchain.

Business  ·  7 August 2019

AWS Backs $100,000 Competition to ‘Change the Face of Blockchain’

Amazon Web Services, the Ethereum Foundation and others hope to help solve a key problem for blockchains via a new competition.

Tech  ·  2 August 2019

Insurer L&G Uses Amazon Blockchain Service for Pension Deals

Legal & General has turned to Amazon's services to launch what it claims is the first blockchain system for bulk pension deals.

Policy & regulation  ·  12 June 2019

JPMorgan Quietly Reboots the Blockchain Behind Its JPM Coin Cryptocurrency

JPMorgan has been replacing key privacy components of its Quorum blockchain platform over the past six months.

Business  ·  9 May 2019

Amazon Plays Its Own Game With Enterprise Blockchain

Amazon Web Services, the e-commerce giant’s cloud computing arm, is having its proverbial blockchain cake and eating it, too.

Business  ·  18 December 2018

Amazon Has Launched a New Service for Building Blockchains

Amazon will help clients build blockchain platforms on Hyperledger Fabric or ethereum with its new product.

Business  ·  28 November 2018
Enterprise Blockchain

Qtum Blockchain Becomes Amazon Web Services Partner in China

Amazon Web Services' China unit is partnering with blockchain project Qtum to develop blockchain-as-a-service solutions for enterprises.

Business  ·  17 October 2018

BBVA Can’t Hold Cryptocurrency – And That’s a Problem

The bank wants to use ethereum as a notary, but regulators discourage holding even the tiny bit of ether needed to put data on the public blockchain.

Policy & regulation  ·  31 July 2018