Amazon Web Services launches Templates for Ethereum and Hyperledger

Amazon wants to attract this business by adding what amounts to a “build your own blockchain network kit” to AWS. There are currently two kits posted on the AWS website.

The Ethereum kit allows the construction of AWS platforms that offer direct contact with the Ethereum network and use Ethereum’s Solidarity Smart Contract language. The Hyperledger Fabric kit allows users to write their own blockchain applications.

Potential uses for such blockchain solutions outlined by AWS include supply chain, healthcare, insurance, the Internet of Things (IoT), financial services, and supply chain. The kit reportedly uses an open-chain blockchain fabric from the Hyperledger Foundation.

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China’s Central Bank testing Blockchain Platform

An institute linked to China’s Central bank; the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), is testing a blockchain-based platform. The Blockchain

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