Bitcoin 

Huobi and JD Cloud Sign Cooperation Agreement to Develop Blockchain and Cloud Computing

JD Cloud, a subsidiary of China’s largest online retailer JD Group, has partnered with digital currency exchange Huobi to explore blockchain technology applications and cloud computing, according to a press release published June 28. According to the press release, the companies have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to jointly explore some key blockchain application scenarios focusing on financial services, Internet of Things (IoT), and supply chain fields. Additionally, the two companies are looking to conduct a study on the underlying technologies of blockchain, including ring signature, homomorphic encryption, Lightning Network,…

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Ethereum 

Google Cloud Integrates Chainlink Oracles in Analytics Data Warehouse With ETH DApp Support

The Google Cloud team has integrated Chainlink’s oracle middleware with its BigQuery enterprise cloud data warehouse, allowing for an on-chain and cloud-based interaction with Ethereum decentralized applications and smart contracts. The news was revealed in a development report published on June 13. As previously reported, a blockchain oracle is a system that provides the necessary external data — i.e. the variables to be evaluated — to trigger the execution of a smart contract when the original terms of the contract are met. The development post writes that Google has made…

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Bitcoin 

Businesses Increasingly See Crypto Mining Attacks in Cloud Infrastructures

Cryptocurrency mining is reportedly one of the most observed objectives of hackers attacking businesses’ cloud infrastructures, according to a report by AT&T Cybersecurity on March 14. The cybersecurity wing of United States telecoms firm AT&T stated that organizations of all sizes continue to face major crypto mining attacks despite the ongoing bear market. In the new report, AT&T examined the most significant forms of cryptojacking associated with mining attacks on organizations’ cloud infrastructure. AT&T outlined four major cryptojacking tactics used by hackers such as compromising container management platforms, control panel…

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Bitcoin 

Crypto Exchange Gemini Joins British Telecom’s Radianz Cloud Broker Community

Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange founded by the Winklevoss twins, has joined the British Telecommunications (BT) Radianz Cloud broker community, a BT press release reports on Feb. 27. The Radianz Cloud is described in the press release as “one of the world’s largest, secure networked financial cloud communities,” comprised of thousands of institutions, exchanges, brokers and clearing and settlement houses. Now the members of this community will reportedly have access to the crypto market though Gemini. Nick Vigier, chief information officer at Gemini, declared that joining Radianz Cloud strengthens the exchange’s…

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