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Lack of adoption in real life is a persistent reality that cryptocurrency has endured in the last 10 years of its existence. With that in mind, Fixy network aims to facilitate the use of cryptocurrencies in daily life through its versatile, yet user-friendly app which will be available on Android and IOS. It has two main features : Decentralized exchange and marketplace. Besides its main features, advertising modules and blockchain-based games will be available to engage the community and create a sustainable microeconomic cycle inside the platform.
Austin-based blockchain-as-a-service company Factom is partnering with FPT Software, an IT services company stationed in Vietnam. The two enterprises will work with each other to develop a new blockchain technology platform through Factom Harmony — a system that creates audit records regarding data, decisions, activities and events. The purpose of the platform is to digitize and store files by utilizing simple APIs and Factom’s blockchain solutions, so information can become confirmable and auditable respectively.
Founded in 2014, Factom, Inc. specializes in designing and producing faster blockchain applications to handle large data for complex institutions. Among the organization’s clientele are the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
FPT Software, a global software and technology company headquartered in Vietnam, and Factom, a Blockchain-as-a-Service company from Austin, TX, have announced a strategic global partnership. The two companies have recognized an opportunity to enhance their digital and product engineering services to include blockchain integrations.
The Factom Harmony platforms create an immutable audit record of activities, data, events and decisions. Factom’s blockchain solutions and take advantage of a distributed mechanism to preserve data, files and digital records, making them verifiable and independently auditable.
On April 10, 2018, 22 European countries joined forces to cooperate on blockchain regulation and education.
The European Blockchain Partnership “will be a vehicle for cooperation amongst Member States to exchange experience and expertise in technical and regulatory fields and prepare for the launch of EU-wide blockchain applications across the Digital Single Market for the benefit of the public and private sectors,” states the European Commission press release.
As the cryptocurrency market struggles to regain its footing after a record-setting run late last year, traditional financial institutions, corporations, and governments are all looking to co-opt Bitcoin’s underlying technology for their own purposes — including the European Union.
Europe Goes Long on Blockchain Technology
On April 10, 22 countries in the European Union signed a Declaration on the Establishment of a European Blockchain Partnership.
Aimed at cementing Europe as a world-leader in the development and launch of blockchain technologies, the international partnership claims to be “a vehicle for cooperation amongst Member States to exchange experience and expertise in technical and regulatory fields and prepare for the launch of EU-wide blockchain applications across the Digital Single Market for the benefit of the public and private sectors.”
Self-sovereign identity application Blockpass and universal cryptocurrency wallet Infinito Wallet announced today their strategic partnership. The two companies’ mutual agreement includes plans to release Blockpass’ PASS token via the Infinito Wallet platform and defines a shared vision of a decentralized regtech ecosystem.
PASS, which is to be distributed through token sale channel partners starting at the end of May 2018, will be the first ‘regtech’ token issued on the Infinito Wallet. PASS tokens will function as discount vouchers for Blockpass services, being burned upon redemption.
Hong Kong crypto banking & asset exchange expert, Coinsuper and BitUN, a private bank of blockchain assets, have announced a strategic partnership agreement. Coinsuper and BitUN will join to strengthen long-term cooperation across all trading and customer services and integrate both parties’ advantages on technology, products & services, platform resources and others, jointly expanding the global blockchain asset market.
Coinsuper is building a preferred, expanding list of cryptocurrencies based on qualified, separate public chains, aimed at providing a greater choice of cryptocurrencies to investors. In linking with BitUN’s cross-chain storage network, it can now offer cryptocurrency storage services well. Coinsuper will adopt BitUN’s multi-layer technology solution for hot and cold wallet separation, ensuring investor transaction and digital asset security.
Hong Kong, 21 March 2018 – ALAX, a Hong Kong and Geneva-based mobile game distribution platform, and Gionee, among the world’s top smartphone manufacturers have entered a partnership. ALAX will be pre-installed on Gionee’s new smartphones, with older models moving to the ALAX platform in line with regular updates. Gionee shipped over 40 million smartphones worldwide in 2016. The company’s phones are now one of the most popular brands in India, adding to its presence in over 50 global markets.
Peer2.group have announced an agreement to distribute 10% of its Peer2.fund tokens for an undisclosed amount. Peer2.fund is a cryptocurrency fund supported by a legal entity, which will get income from all Peer2.group business projects. Peer2.fund will have its token released before summer 2018.
This project consists on a wide range of business models that don’t require the handling of cash, allowing the group to achieve an accurate digital approach to business while also focusing on bridging the gap between fiat and crypto.