Huobi Opens First Russian Office in Partnership with State Bank’s Digital Tech Center

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has officially launched its first branch in Russia on Thursday, Dec. 6, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph today. The Moscow-based exchange, dubbed Huobi Russia, is established in partnership with the state-owned Russian Development Bank’s (VEB) Digital Transformation Center and supported by Huobi’s regional exchange partnership program, Huobi Cloud. The Center of Digital Transformation was created by VEB to promote blockchain and other crypto-related technologies, as its website states. Back in September of this year, Huobi first joined Russia’s VEB Innovation Fund and became…

New ASUS Partnership Allows Users to Mine Crypto With Idle GPU Power

Taiwan-based tech giant ASUS has partnered with GPU mining platform Quantumcloud to allow users to mine crypto via their graphic cards, multinational tech media TechRadar reported Thursday, Nov. 30. According to the agreement, ASUS graphic cards owners will be able to mine crypto through Quantumcloud software and withdraw earnings using PayPal or Chinese app WeChat. The new partnership allows gamers to monetize idle GPUs when the units are not occupied by graphic-consuming processes by mining cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC). However, Quatumcloud does not guarantee specific profits or outcomes for…

Tencent Games Forms Partnership with Blockchain Esports Platform

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Tencent Games has announced a collaboration with SLIVER.tv, a blockchain esports entertainment platform to create a 24/7 live esports channel that will feature streamers from FaZe Clan, Method, and NRG, in addition to interactive functionality such as prediction games, trivia, and prizes for viewers. Making the announcement on November 19, the game development behemoth, which is behind the popular Ring of Elysium battle royale game, revealed that the channel would be powered by Theta rewards, and users would be able to purchase in-game items and upgrades using…

Bitstamp Rolls Out A Partnership Deal With Cinnober To Enhance Its Crypto Trading

Bitstamp has taken a different path to ensure it remains relevant in the cryptocurrency marketplace. The European cryptocurrency exchange operator has inked a partnership deal with Cinnober in its endeavor to enhance its in-house developed matching engine. The technology solutions provider for the finance industry will bring on board its TRADExpress Trading System. The adoption of customized software by Bitstamp is a big milestone according to its CEO Nejc Kodrič. He says, “Our matching engine will be on par with traditional exchanges in both speed and throughput, once again placing…

Announcing the Trading Technologies Partnership – The Coinbase Blog

Today we’re happy to announce a partnership with Trading Technologies(TT), a global leader of high-performance professional trading software. Beginning this March, TT customers will be able to use the TT platform to trade directly on GDAX. Many of the world’s largest institutional investors rely on TT for sophisticated trading tools and market access. We’re excited to offer our GDAX spot market alongside nearly 45 other markets on TT, including the CME Group, Intercontinental Exchange, and Nasdaq futures markets. This means thousands of institutional investors will be able to trade our…

Microsoft to Integrate Blockchain Offering Into Nasdaq Services Following New Partnership

American software corporation Microsoft will integrate its Azure Blockchain technology into stock exchange Nasdaq Inc.’s Financial Framework (NFF), according to an Oct. 30 press release. Per the recent announcement, Microsoft will integrate its Azure blockchain service with NFF, a technology which provides software for trading infrastructure and operations outsourcing, and fulfills Nasdaq’s risk and surveillance technology offering. Within the collaboration, the parties will reportedly develop a “ledger agnostic blockchain capability” that will allow for operability across multiple ledgers. The new product will purportedly facilitate easier buyer and seller matching, management…

Financial Giant SBI Group to Develop Wallet Following New Partnership

Japan-based financial services firm SBI Group and Danish cryptography services company Sepior ApS have partnered to jointly develop a proprietary wallet, according to an announcement published Oct. 13. The wallet is set to ensure secure transactions on SBI’s cryptocurrencies exchange platform, VCTRADE. The SBI Group was established in 1999 in Japan as an Internet-based financial services provider. Since then, the company has formed a financial conglomerate with a focus on new technologies, including fintech, Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), and others. In 2018, SBI reportedly invested over $533…

Ticketmaster to Enhance Ticketing System with Blockchain in New Partnership

Global ticketing giant Ticketmaster has acquired blockchain-focused live events firm Upgraded, according to an Oct. 18 press release. Ticketmaster, a division of the world’s largest live-entertainment business Live Nation, plans to use blockchain technology through the partnership as a way to provide more transparency and better control ticket distribution. Additionally, the company hopes it will protect clients from fraud associated with the existing ticketing system, which works in the form of printed or PDF-based tickets. The blockchain live events company Upgraded will enable Ticketmaster to digitize traditional tickets into interactive…

Blockchain Startup Tron Announces Partnership with Internet Giant Baidu

A blockchain startup aiming to decentralized the internet is shaking hands with the field’s most prominent player. But does it matter? Tron Foundation revealed in its latest tweet that it would be working closely with Baidu, a China-based internet giant, to use their cloud solutions. Far from what seems like an official and detailed press release, today’s announcement nevertheless confirmed to Tron’s October 12 teaser in which it admitted partnering with a giant whose valuation was worth billions of dollars. But to many who responded after Baidu’s name came to…

Binance Increases Anti-Fraud Measures With Chainalysis Partnership

Crypto compliance provider and research firm Chainalysis announced it had partnered with exchange Binance in a press release Wednesday, Oct. 17, in order to improve its detection of suspicious transactions. Binance, currently the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, continues to expand into various international markets, being required to comply with each jurisdiction’s anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) rules. Chainalysis eases this process, the firm claims, through the use of real-time monitoring to track the provenance of each transaction made on Binance’s platform. The solution, known as know-your-transaction (KYT),…