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Billionaire Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Billionaire Eric Schmidt, the former chairman of Google, is a budding bitcoin and blockchain enthusiast who said ethereum could be a “powerful platform” whose untapped potential is off-the-charts. Schmidt made the remarks during a live event with economist Tyler Cowen hosted by Village Global in San Francisco. In the wide-ranging conversation, Schmidt discussed the future of technology, corporate governance reform, Google’s hiring practices, and bifurcation of the internet. Schmidt Now: Ethereum Has Major Potential When asked whether he thought blockchain was overrated or underrated, Schmidt gave a compound answer. “In…

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai Says His Son is an Ethereum Miner

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Google co-founder Sergey Brin and CEO Sundar Pichai have a lot more in common than just their jobs. Both tech billionaires have crypto-savvy young sons who mine ethereum. Pichai said his 11-year-old son mines ethereum on a home computer that Pichai built himself, according to Business Insider. He made the amusing revelation at the New York Times DealBook conference this week while — ironically — discussing tech addiction and the importance of limiting screen time for children. “Last week I was at dinner with my son, and I was talking…

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Google-Backed Fintech Startup Uses Bitcoin for Cross-Border Settlement

Veem, a cross-border payments platform that uses bitcoin to move funds among businesses without the need of banks, has raised $25 million in a round led by Goldman Sachs, according to Forbes. The service, which does not require either counterparty to hold bitcoin directly, has quadrupled its revenue in the past year. Also participating in the funding round were GV (previously known as Google Ventures), Kleiner Perkins, Pantera Capital, Silicon Valley Bank, and Trend Forward Capital. Founded by Marwan Forzely, who previously developed and sold a service to Western Union to…

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Google Dives into the Ethereum Blockchain with its Big Data Analytics Platform

Google BigQuery, Google Cloud’s Petabyte-scale data warehousing solution, has made the Ethereum dataset available to enable the exploration of smart contract analytics, the company announced on a blog. BigQuery has made it possible to explore all of Ethereum’s historical data. Ethereum’s ETL project on GitHub includes all source code that can be extracted from the blockchain and entered into BigQuery. Google is seeking new contributors and blockchains. Making Blockchain Data Accessible The purpose of making the Ethereum blockchain data accessible on Google Cloud is to make all data stored on the…

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Billionaire Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin is an Ethereum Miner

Sergey Brin, President of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc., appeared on the panel on emerging technologies at the ongoing Blockchain Summit in Morroco. At his last-minute surprise appearance at the summit, Brin revealed that he is mining Ethereum with his 10-year old son. He also stated that the concept of zero-knowledge proofs is “really mind-boggling”. One of our panels this morning at the 2018 Blockchain Summit was emerging technologies and trends – where blockchain,… Posted by The Bitfury Group on Sunday, July 8, 2018 Zero-knowledge proof is a cryptography principle which…

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