Bitfury’s New Partnership to Build Blockchain-Based Medical Imaging Platform

Blockchain tech company Bitfury is partnering with radiology blockchain marketplace Medical Diagnostic Web (MDW) to create a blockchain-based medical imaging ecosystem. The partnership was announced by the Bitfury Group in a blog post on Feb. 11. Established in 2011, the Bitfury Group operates as a software manufacturer and provider of security and infrastructure for the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain. The company raised $500 million in revenue in 2018. MDW is a radiology blockchain platform that allows radiologists to contact with imaging facilities and share patient data and medical images. Within the…

IBM Partnership Uses Blockchain, IoT to Combat Drought in California

A collaborative IBM project using blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT) to tackle drought is underway in the United States state of California, according to a press release published Feb. 8. IBM Research and sensor tech provider SweetSense have reportedly partnered with non-profit organization The Freshwater Trust (TFT) and the University of Colorado Boulder to use blockchain and IoT technology to sustainably manage groundwater use in what they describe as “one of the largest and most at risk aquifers in North America” — located in northern California’s Sacramento-San Joaquin…

Binance Set to Thrive in Any Bear Market, CZ Hints at Future Partnership with Ripple

Photo: Binance / Instagram While some crypto-related firms have serious doubts whether they have any future in the current market conditions, CEO of Binance is very optimistic and is absolutely sure that his cryptocurrency exchange will survive in any Bitcoin bear market. Bitcoin Market: CZ’s Vision Billionaire Changpeng Zhao who is the CEO of the above-mentioned crypto exchange believes that despite all the challenges Bitcoin has faced with, this cryptocurrency has a great future and will definitely reach wide adoption. He is also sure that Binance won’t be seriously affected even…

Bitfury to Launch Bitcoin Mining Centers in Paraguay With New Partnership

Blockchain tech firm and Bitcoin (BTC) mining manufacturer Bitfury plans to launch several mining facilities in Paraguay, according to a press release published Thursday, Jan. 31. Bitfury has partnered with South Korean peer-to-peer knowledge commons research firm Commons Foundation to launch a series of transaction processing sites that will use Bitfury’s BlockBox AC mobile data centers in Paraguay. The project is part of a larger initiative from Commons, dubbed “Golden Goose,” that aims to “expand cryptocurrency and blockchain innovation in Spanish-speaking countries,” the press release reports. As per the announcement,…

Austrian Capital Vienna Develops Reward Token for Citizens in Partnership With University

The Austrian capital, Vienna, is currently developing a blockchain-based token as a part of an incentive program, digital innovation news outlet Trending Topics writes on Monday, Jan. 28. The coin, reportedly dubbed the Vienna token and first announced in December 2018, will be developed together with the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Shermin Voshmgir, the head of the Vienna-based Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics, noted that the token could be granted in return for providing feedback about the city, in an application designed to pay for parking within the city,…

Crypto Exchange Bitstamp Announces Partnership with Major Swiss Online Bank

European cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp has announced a partnership with major Swiss online bank Dukascopy, according to an announcement published on Friday, Jan. 25. Bitstamp will support Bitcoin (BTC) transactions on behalf of Dukascopy Bank. Clients will be able to send BTC to their accounts, convert them to U.S. dollars and trade on the Swiss FX Marketplace. In addition to that, customers can transfer their funds back to the wallet in form of BTC. Bitstamp believes the new partnership will contribute to bridging the gap between crypto and traditional finance. In…

Oracle Partnership Rumor Pumping TRX?

Tron Price, surge 5.2 percent Oracle—Tron Partnership rumor yet to be confirmed Transaction volumes low, likely to build up ahead of 4 cents retest Days after NiTron, TRX is making good progress and is solid above 2.5 cents as traders search for buying opportunities in lower time frames. Add this to a probable partnership with Oracle, the path of least resistance seems to be up. Tron Price Analysis Fundamentals News has it that Oracle is the latest software company to “partner” with Tron. As a smart contracting and dApp platform…

Blockchain.com Seeks Undisclosed Stablecoin Partnership by End of 2019: Report

Crypto wallet provider Blockchain.com is seeking to partner with an unnamed stablecoin project by the end of 2019, the firm’s CEO Peter Smith revealed in an interview with crypto news agency The Block Jan. 21. Blockchain.com, which reportedly provides 32 million wallets, with most of them active to date, is allegedly considering listing a stablecoin on its platform. In the interview, the CEO of Blockchain.com stressed that the existing high competition in stablecoins will eventually make the market even more active than it is now. Smith reportedly stated that the…

Latest Coinme Partnership to Let Consumers Buy Bitcoin at Grocery Shops

Photo: Coinme / Twitter To go to a grocery shop to buy Bitcoin? Quite soon this idea won’t sound too crazy for you. Thanks to the collaboration of Coinme, a venture-backed blockchain financial services company, and Coinstar, a producer of kiosks for selling gift cards, consumers will have a possibility to purchase BTC in selected Coinstar outlets placed in grocery stores. Convenient Option to Enter the Crypto World At the current moment, consumers can buy cryptocurrency at Coinstar kiosks at select Safeway and Albertsons stores located in California, Texas, and…

UPS Unveils Equity Investment and Partnership With Blockchain B2B Firm Inxeption

The investment arm of logistics giant UPS has made an undisclosed equity investment in United States enterprise blockchain company Inxeption, the firm confirmed in a press release Jan 16. Inxeption, which began operations in 2017, aims to use blockchain technology to improve various processes for businesses, including product design, manufacturing and supply chain management. Neither party has revealed the scope of the deal, which will reportedly see Inxeption and the UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund work in tandem in future to develop new features for Inxeption’s platform. “Business customers need secure…