Abstract: An Introduction to Ethereum and Smart Contracts: Bitcoin & The Blockchain by Sebastián Peyrott

An Introduction to Ethereum and Smart Contracts: Bitcoin & The Blockchain by Sebastián Peyrott (part 1 of a 3-part blog series) 


Microsoft’s next step for Blockchain as a Service: Making it more usable by businesses from ZDNet, a Flipboard magazine by ZDNet Microsoft is looking to make its Blockchain-as-a-Service offering easier to use in real-world scenarios…
Microsoft is working on making a blockchain service meant to help customers and partners create private consortium Ethereum networks. The company would like to build on top of having blockchain as a service with Enterprise Smart Contracts provided by Azure’s public cloud. The platform will be able to handle tasks such as runtime environment services and a message-based programming interface. A link to a more technical paper from Microsoft on the subject is provided.

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