OG partners with blockchain-based gaming technology company

Esports organization OG has partnered with a blockchain-based gaming technology company DMScript. According to The Esports Observer, the OG Esport team – CS: GO – will promote DMScript products to its fanbase by wearing clothes that display the company’s logo during participation in electronic sports tournaments held around the world. The partnership with OG will also allow DMScript to gain more insight into the needs of the esports industry and help DMScript develop new ideas, high-value solutions, and products that improve the quality of life of players. On the other…

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Gibraltar Gov’t Partners With Post-COVID DLT Hackathon

Gibraltar Finance has been announced as an official partner of the upcoming Post-COVID Hackathon — a global, online initiative intended to create open-source solutions addressing the health, social and economic challenges posed by the post-COVID-19 era. The event is expected to see participation from hundreds of teams internationally building in the distributed ledger technology (DLT) sector, with over 200 industry experts slated to assist participants. Albert Isola, Gibraltar’s Minister for Digital and Financial Services, expressed pride in the government’s involvement with the hackathon, stating that “the COVID-19 pandemic has brought…

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Atari Partners with WAX For NFTs, Joins Board Alongside Shatner and Marvel

Atari has partnered with WAX blockchain to bring their video games onto the blockchain in the form of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs). The brief announcement on Twitter followed news earlier this week that Atari CEO Frederic Chesnais had joined the WAX Advisory Board, joining Google, Microsoft, Marvel Games, Magic Leap, and William Shatner as the other members. “We’re excited to finally unveil our latest partnership with @WAX_io! With this collaboration, Atari is bringing its legendary #videogames further into the vastly expanding world of #blockchain and #NFTs.” Atari is really into blockchain …

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BitFlyer Partners With Brave to Develop New Crypto Wallet

BitFlyer, the biggest crypto exchange in Japan in terms of trading volume, has announced a partnership with Brave, the privacy-protecting browser.  According to the announcement, BitFlyer and Brave will develop “a crypto asset wallet for Brave browser users”.  No further details about the new crypto wallet have been made available. Japanese users of Brave browser are rewarded with Basic Attention Token Points (BAP), due to regulations that prevent them from earning the cryptocurrency BAT, or trading their points for money on exchanges. The announcement is likely to fuel speculation that…

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Atari Partners With Litecoin Foundation — LTC Discount for Game Consoles

On Tuesday, the Atari Group announced a partnership with the Litecoin Foundation, betting on the overlap of interests between the crypto and gaming communities. Atari has raised 74.19 Bitcoin (BTC), worth roughly $514,000, over the course of the presale stage of its initial coin offering up to now. The funds came mostly from partners. Not only will Atari accept investments in Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin and Ether (ETH), but gamers will be able to pay for its upcoming Video Computer System, or VCS, with Litecoin and receive a discount. It will be…

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Ripple Partners Could Help Pandemic Supply Chain

Yoshitaka Kitao, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings, has proposed Ripple partner with multinational companies in addition to financial institutions. His recommendation was partially influenced by Japan’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Kitao, also a Ripple board member, talked to reporters gathered for an SBI conference call on April 28. The CEO said that his lawyers would attend Ripple’s next executive committee and asked them to promote new partnerships with multinational corporations like Big Shosha, a Japanese trading company.  “By adding multinational companies to the Ripple…

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Samson Mow’s Infinite Fleet Game Partners with STOKR for STO

Infinite Fleet, a space adventure game, is partnering with blockchain marketplace STOKR to launch a security token offering (STO).  In an April 20 blog written by Infinite Fleet, the gaming company announced it would use the tokens issued by Luxembourg-based STOKR to raise funds for its development:  “We are making the foray into capital markets and we believe this will offer our supporters the opportunity to own a piece of equity in Infinite Fleet itself… our team has a wealth of experience across both the gaming and crypto industries, and…

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Blockchain Fantasy Football Game Partners With Italian Soccer Club S.S. Lazio

Blockchain-based fantasy soccer game Sorare has signed a licensing agreement with Italian Serie A football team S.S. Lazio. According to an announcement on March 17, the partnership will see official Lazio collectibles launched on the Ethereum blockchain. Unique Sorore cards have sold for more than $1,000 Sorare creates limited edition tokenized representations of soccer stars on the Ethereum blockchain. Cards can be traded on secondary markets or used in Sorare’s game. In the game, fantasy football managers compose teams of five player cards to compete for rewards. Sorore’s managers are…

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Cred Partners With NBA Star Spencer Dinwiddie to Promote Crypto Lending

Crypto-based lending and borrowing platform Cred is partnering with professional basketball player and entrepreneur Spencer Dinwiddie. A special page has been launched since March 20 for Dinwiddie’s fans to use Cred. The platform lets users earn interest on stablecoins and other crypto assets, with the company advertising a 10% annual interest rate. Lending is also possible by collateralizing the user’s crypto assets.  The partnership targets Dinwiddie’s fans to let them earn interest on their stablecoins. Commenting on the announcement, he said: “This partnership comes at a critical time, where I…

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NEO-Based DEX Partners With Zilliqa to Add Ethereum and EOS Assets

NEO-based decentralized exchange (DEX) Switcheo partnered with the Zilliqa blockchain to allow trading of Ethereum- and EOS-based assets on the platform. According to an announcement on March 16, after the launch, Zilliqa token holders will be able to access Ethereum-based assets for the first time. A Switcheo spokesperson also informed Cointelegraph that there are plans to add Bitcoin (BTC) support as well. The two teams plan to launch a minimum viable product by the end of Q2 2020 and external user acceptance testing by Q3. The development is expected to…

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