NEW YORK: Oil prices rose on Friday as a weakening dollar and lower expected August crude exports from Saudi Arabia supported the market, offsetting concerns about U.S.-China trade tensions and supply increases.
This morning, developers from blockchain technology services firm ConsenSys and Kauri took to the Hard Fork Decentralized stage to show attendees how to create their first Ethereum-based dApp. Taking the role of educators was lead developer at Kauri, Joshua Cassidy and lead technical evangelist at ConsenSys Catalyst, Abel Tedros. Kauri is one of ConsenSys’ supported blockchain startups. Through creating a “global knowledge ecosystem,” Kauri is trying to help fledgling Ethereum developers find their feet when coding smart contracts for the Ethereum blockchain. Essentially, Kauri uses the blockchain to help connect coders to blockchain dev resources that are useful when developing… This story continues at The Next Web
When the former CTOs of YouTube, Facebook, and Dropbox seed fund a database startup, you know there’s something special going on under the hood. Jiten Vaidya and Sugu Sougoumarane saved YouTube from a scalability nightmare by inventing and open sourcing Vitess, a brilliant relational data storage system. But in the decade since working there, the pair […]