Leading Freelance Platform Moonlighting Announces First Blockchain Integration Partner – Teams with HireVibes For EOSIO Solution

Leading on-demand freelance platform Moonlighting announced today their first blockchain partnership with HireVibes, a blockchain jobs platform that incentivizes freelance, contract and permanent hiring via cryptocurrencies. HireVibes will be one of the first platforms to access Moonlighting’s base of 720,000 freelancer profiles. “HireVibes shares the same vision we have for helping freelancers succeed in today’s ever-changing gig economy,” said Ritesh Johar, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer for Moonlighting. “We are excited to work with them to give our users the power, freedom and control to port their profiles using a…

PR: Bitcoin.com and Cred Partner to Offer Lending and Borrowing

Bitcoin.com customers to earn up to 10% interest on BTC and BCH SAN FRANCISCO and TOKYO– Bitcoin.com, the leading source for Bitcoin information with over 4 million Bitcoin wallets, and Cred, the leading provider of crypto borrowing and lending with over $300 million in credit facilities, today announced a partnership that will allow Bitcoin.com customers to earn up to 10% of interest on their Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. “At Bitcoin.com, we believe borrowing and lending services are a natural next step for Bitcoin wallet holders and will be very attractive…

Iota, IoT Firm Evrythng Partner to Increase Transparency for Consumer Goods Supply Chain

Iota and internet of things (IoT) firm Evrythng announced a partnership to combine and apply their distributed ledger and IoT technologies to provide greater transparency for consumer goods supply chains. The news was revealed in a press release on April 17. According to the press release, Evrythng’s focus is to implement IoT and DLT technology to create unique, interactive and trackable identities for consumer products, with the aim of fostering greater transparency for both supply chain stakeholders and consumers. The partnership will reportedly see Evrythng’s Blockchain Integration Hub expand to…

Tech Mahindra and Samsung Partner to Seek Blockchain-Related Business Opportunities

Tech Mahindra and Samsung Partner to Seek Blockchain-Related Business Opportunities April 17, 2019 by Akshay Makadiya Samsung SDS, the logistics and IT arm of South Korean tech conglomerate Samsung, has joined hands with Indian IT services giant Tech Mahindra to pursue potential business opportunities revolving around blockchain technology in India and globally. Also read: Binance to Delist Bitcoin SV as Craig Wright Battle Heats Up Subscribe to the Bitsonline YouTube channel for great videos featuring industry insiders & experts SDS, Tech Mahindra Hope for a Win-Win Partnership According to The Korea Times,…

South Korean Universities Partner to Create Blockchain Campus With In-House Crypto

Two South Korean universities will develop an entire Blockchain Campus with its own cryptocurrency, local English-language daily news outlet Business Korea reported on April 3. Yonsei University, which already has an active blockchain community, will partner with Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech) for the initiative, which should launch in the second half of 2019. A dedicated research center, entrepreneurial program outreach and other plans are already in the pipeline, while a student-centered project aims to increase day-to-day cryptocurrency usage. Postech is developing a blockchain-based knowledge sharing system called…

Ripple (XRP) Partner Secures a Digital Remittance License, Price Bounce off 34 Cents

Ripple (XRP) prices back to green, stable above 34 cents MoneyMatch, a Ripple partner, based in Malaysia now has a remittance license Malaysia’s MoneyMatch is about to graduate from the country’s regulator sandbox and now have a digital remittance license. As a Ripple partner, this is bullish. Building and partnership will eventually form the base and jolting Ripple (XRP) from current stagnation to above 40 cents. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals Ripple Inc has acres of space to cover before it effectively competes with SWIFT. And that is not to say…

Bank Frick Launches BTC-ETH Tracker Along With Partner Bitcoin Suisse

Liechtenstein-based Bank Frick has issued an active Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH)-based tracker along with digital finance firm Bitcoin Suisse, the firm announced on April 9. Starting today, Bank Frick will offer institutional and qualified investors access to its BTC-ETH tracker, the certificates of which will take the form of both a classic security and a token, according to Bank Frick’s press release. Within the new initiative, Bank Frick acts as issuer and will be responsible for issuing crypto certificates, which target qualified investors exclusively. In turn, Bitcoin Suisse acts…

Huobi’s US Partner Hbus Forms New Group to Launch Institutional Products

The United States-based operator of crypto exchange Huobi, Hbus, has formed a new team to launch institutional products and services, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on March 27. The company’s new team will be led by Katelyn Mew, who previously worked at a global investment company BlackRock VP and is currently heading Hbus’ sales and marketing department. The other director is Oren Blonstein, Huobi’s vice president of technology, formerly of Tora Trading Services and Caspian. According to the announcement, Hbus is evaluating several potential services designed for…

South Korean Messaging Giant Kakao, Irish Startup Partner for Blockchain Payment Methods

Kakao Corp, a major Internet conglomerate and service provider for popular South Korean messaging app KakaoTalk, and an Ireland-based ticketing startup have signed a partnership agreement to develop a blockchain-based payment system. Irish business news outlet Fora reported on the partnership on March 23. The new partnership agreement will focus on applying the former’s blockchain platform technology Klaytn, the brainchild of Kakao subsidiary Ground X, to both a blockchain-based payment system and on analytics applications with Irish startup Festy. In mid-March, Ground X’s Klatyn announced that they had plans to…

Western Union Joins Stellar Partner Thunes to Use Blockchain to Speed Up Transfers

Western Union, a world leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, has teamed up with Thunes,  formally known as TransferTo, a company that previously partnered with Stellar.org to further enhance the way in which money is transferred across borders with its distributed ledger. Facilitating value to move across borders and directly between banks and payment gateways, Thunes enables Western Union customers to send funds directly into mobile wallets around the world. advertisement Senders can now utilise Western Union’s growing digital network or an agent location to send funds directly into a…