Kaleido is a startup which aims to assist enterprises to implement blockchain technology and has launched a new platform in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS). The startup’s marketplace will provide protocols and tools for all the components of new blockchain projects according to the founder and CEO, Steve Cerveny who said: “from the app all way to the chain.”
The network of financial institutions on the commodities platform of Komgo, includes ING, Koch Supply & Trading, Citi, MUFG Bank, Societe Generale, BNP Paribas and Shell being the current client.
Fornite has reportedly teamed up with the National Football League to bring custom NFL-themed outfits to the Fortnite Item Shop. 🎉 🏈 🎉 pic.twitter.com/SvZMtulnlX — Fortnite (@FortniteGame) November 5, 2018 “Each Outfit can be swapped to any of the thirty-two NFL teams, plus an additional unique Fortnite team. You’ll also be able to choose any number […]
Alternative Trading System (ATS) provider Rialto Trading announced today, Aug. 23, that it is partnering with cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex to create a trading platform for blockchain-based securities, pending regulatory approval. Combining Specializations Rialto, which presently offers its users a regulated ATS for trading fixed income products, is seeking permission from regulators to extend its ATS
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Four cryptocurrency exchanges, including Gemini – the one founded by the Winklevoss brothers, is purportedly setting up a working group to bring new industry standards.
Virtual Commodity Association Working Group (VCAWG)
The Winklevoss twins’ cryptocurrency exchange Gemini is teaming up with three other exchanges to form a new self-regulatory organization (SRO) dubbed the Virtual Commodity Association Working Group. The exchanges in the newly formed organization, besides Gemini, are Bittrex, bitFlyer USA, and Bitstamp.
Bittrex is an initial participant in the Virtual Commodity Association (VCA)’s Working Group. The Working Group will work towards the goal of establishing an industry-sponsored, self-regulatory organization (SRO) to oversee virtual commodity marketplaces. https://t.co/po08ZhlacZ
Tech giant IBM is seeking to its widen blockchain research, development and education efforts through a partnership with Columbia University.
Bitmain, the largest of the Bitcoin mining operations, is putting its muscle behind mobile payments and cryptocurrency trading firm Circle by leading a $ 110 million Series E round of funding, the companies announced on Tuesday, March 15, 2018, at Consensus in New York City.
Several other venture capital firms, including Breyer Capital, General Catalyst and Accel, joined the round, which now pushes the value of Boston-based Circle to $ 3 billion, from a reported $ 480 million in 2016, according to a statement by Circle.
Blockchain start-up White Rabbit, developers of a browser plugin that allows users to legally stream movies and television series from any open streaming service, has announced a strategic partnership with K5 International, a subdivision of K5 Media Group, a renowned media production company that has produced Oscar-nominated films.
Financial details of the partnership, which was announced in Variety and The Hollywood Reporter, where not disclosed, however, the deal conditions suggest that K5 will grant White Rabbit users access to its library of 50-plus movies while the company’s co-founder Daniel Baur will join White Rabbit’s advisory board. Further details of the details, however, remain undisclosed.
In a collaborative effort to test the Brave platform and its digital advertising token, the Basic Attention Token (BAT), the Dow Jones Media Group has joined up with the Brave Software team.
On April 18, 2018, the two organizations announced that they will experiment with blockchain technology in the realm of digital advertising and media publication. This entails testing the Brave browser’s digital advertising platform and its native currency, BAT, across the Dow Jones Media Group’s brands, which includes Barron’s, the Wall Street Journal and MarketWatch.
A great multitude of groups have entered the race to tokenize bitcoin cash (BCH). Developers are energized by a £5 million prize to bring this functionality to the cryptocurrency’s ecosystem, which means we might soon see smart contracts implemented with BCH.
£5 Million in Bitcoin Cash Prize
More than 50 teams have entered a bitcoin cash (BCH) tokenization challenge, which is meant to help make the cryptocurrency into a “cornerstone of a globally distributed economy.” The contest was recently launched by Coingeek, the cryptocurrency company led by the billionaire entrepreneur Calvin Ayre, and is backed by a £5 million in prize money. It has done so in cooperation with technology research and development firm Nchain Group.
A Japanese car dealership is adding bitcoin as a payment option with support from cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer