A collaboration has been established between Cypherium and Google Cloud for enterprise blockchain solutions. The CEO of Cypherium, Sky Guo explained, “We’re delighted to be collaborating with Google Cloud to provide enterprises with a full-stack solution to harness the potential of this paraffin-shifting technology. The growing demand in the market for DLT solutions in the financial industry and beyond drives our commitment to this collaboration.”
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS a major tech firm headquartered in India) has witnessed an increasing number of the company which focuses on blockchain solutions and pilot projects rather than proofs-of-concept (PoCs). The global head of blockchain services in TCS, Lakshmi Srinivasan explained, “Customers are interested in doing now more of pilots, rather than just exploring it for the sake of proof-of-concept.”
A partnership has been established between a leading provider of blockchain-related advisory and consulting, AmaZiz with an investment fund manager, Olymp Capital which will get access to companies AmaZix has analysed and reviewed. The CEO of AmaZix, Jonas Karlberg then explained, “…blockchain and digital asset advocates are pioneers, staying ahead of the curve…We recognise Olymp Capital as a first mover in such a fundamental area of finance and are pleased to be partners with them.”
The Cardano Blockchain (based in Switzerland) has shared their intention to support towards blockchain security research. The foundation has unveiled their support for academic programs in across all the continents of the globe with Input Output HK (IOHK) & EMURGO as partners for the study of blockchain technology which will help to boost the research regarding the security and the vulnerabilities of the emerging industry.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between two parties, Dagang NeXchange Bhd (DNeX) and the Perbadanan Islam Johor Sdn Bhd (PIJ) in developing the Johor halal certification blockchain system (JHCBS). The two entities will be working on developing a halal certification blockchain system and an e-commerce halal platform for the application and verification of halal and marriage certificates.
The City of Hamburg has shared their aim to become blockchain city and the blockchain hotspot, target was set on this year’s Blockchain Summer. The event will be organized by the Ministry for Economics which will plan & coordinate Blockchain Summer, on this coming August 16th & 17th in the Chamber of Commerce and at the same time, Hamburg is reportedly working on real-life applications in the fields of energy, logistics and industry.
One of the largest mobility suppliers, DENSO has participated in the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) consortium which aim to leverage blockchain to create mobility ecosystems along with other automotive and tech firms. The VP of North America Research and Development at DENSO, Roger Berg explained, “We’re excited to join such a distinguished and innovative group and look forward to seeing where blockchain takes us in the future.”
An announcement has been made by Arkane Network (a blockchain wallet provider) regarding its recently-made collaboration with a game studio which builds open economy games powered by blockchain, 0xGames (game where players can built spaceships & colonize planets). The collaboration made aims to allow the players to utilize the multi-blockchain architecture offered in 0xGames to use chains such as Ethereum, EOSIO, and Tron
The pension and welfare agency based in the United Kingdom has shared that they’re currently examining the potential of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT). The director of digital payments and the banking system, Richard Laycock explained, “We are starting to see the first full production implementations, such as Santander’s One Pay FX. The benefits include reducing time, cost and failure rate associated with making transactions whilst data is stored on a secure immutable ledger.”
As an effort in building better communities with rewarding opportunities, a collaboration has been made between Morpheus Labs (a BPaaS) and Steemit (a socialized blockchain). The Head of Communications in Steemit, Andrew Levine explained, “At Steemit our top priority is making Steem the easiest, lowest cost, and most powerful blockchain protocol in the world for powering applications because we believe this is the key to onboarding the masses to the blockchain.”