Crypto Burner Wallets Helped an IT Conference Give $40,000 to Charity

Data analytics giant Splunk raised $40,000 for charity from 10,000 attendees at its annual conference in Las Vegas last week by gifting everyone an ethereum-based blockchain wallet, in what became showcase for the power of “big data” merged with blockchain technology. Buttercup Bucks (BCB) was the name of the ERC-20 token created to pay for conference swag, […]

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ConsenSys-Backed Rhombus Reveals New Products for Ethereum Developers

Rhombus has released new products designed to help further connect decentralized, ethereum-based blockchain applications to real-world data, the startup announced this weekend. Revealed at the ongoing ethereum conference ETHDenver, the blockchain-based “oracle” service will now support currency pairs, asset pricing and blockchain network data. These products can be used for free by developers competing in the annual ETHDenver hackathon. […]

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