Microsoft’s New Ethereum Blockchain Product Gets Rid of Mining

Announced on Tuesday, [Ethereum Proof-of-Authority on Azure](https://azuremarketplace.microsoft.com/en-us/marketplace/apps/microsoft-azure-blockchain.azure-blockchain-ethereum?tab=Overview) allows enterprises to build applications on an Ethereum blockchain that is not secured by a [Proof-of-Work](http://ccn.com/tag/proof-of-work) (PoW) consensus algorithm and consequently does not require [mining](http://ccn.com/altcoin-mining) — features that are better suited for networks in which participants do not trust one another.

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[https://ccn.com/microsofts-new-ethereum-blockchain-product-gets-rid-of-mining/](https://ccn.com/microsofts-new-ethereum-blockchain-product-gets-rid-of-mining/)



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