Bitcoin 

BitMEX, CryptoCompare and Refinitiv to Jointly Build Real-Time Crypto Futures Dataset

Crypto derivatives platform BitMEX and provider of crypto data CryptoCompare will jointly build a real-time crypto futures dataset, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on June 10. The BitMEX cryptocurrency futures dataset is designed for institutional investors, and will be delivered to financial markets data provider Refinitiv through the CryptoCompare contributions conduit. The tool will eventually be integrated into the Refinitiv Eikon, a set of software products for financial professionals to monitor and analyze financial information. The product is set to increase transparency and confidence in the cryptocurrency…

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Bitcoin 

Crypto Exchanges Bitfinex and Ethfinex Jointly Launch Initial Exchange Offering Platform

Major cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and its spin-off Ethfinex have launched a new initial exchange offering (IEO) platform dubbed Tokinex. The news was revealed in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 21. As reported, IEOs have recently emerged as an alternative model of token offering wherein a centralized crypto exchange acts as a form of underwriter. The exchange, besides operating the sales, ostensibly vets both the projects themselves and prospective investors. Tokinex will reportedly use Know Your Customer (KYC) checks powered by the Blockpass mobile app for each sale…

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Blockchain 

Börse Stuttgart, Axel Springer to Jointly Launch Crypto Trading Venue

Germany’s second largest stock exchange Börse Stuttgart is partnering with European digital publishing titan Axel Springer and its subsidiary Finanzen.net to jointly launch a blockchain-powered trading venue. The development was announced in a public Finanzen.net — the country’s largest online financial portal — news release on March 27, alongside a detailed media release from the three partners, shared with Cointelegraph on the same date. The new initiative will aim to combine investment information services and a blockchain-powered trading venue under the canopy of one platform. To realize the project, Börse…

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Blockchain 

ConsenSys and AMD to Jointly Develop Blockchain-Based Cloud Computing Infrastructure

Blockchain software company ConsenSys, semiconductor producer AMD, and Abu-Dhabi-based investment management firm Halo Holdings are jointly working on a blockchain-based cloud computing infrastructure. ConsenSys announced the collaboration in a press release published on Jan. 4. Per the release, the companies have partnered to create the so called W3BCLOUD aimed at the development of AMD hardware-based datacenter products for emerging blockchain workloads. Within the collaboration, ConsenSys will provide expertise in the field of computing in blockchain transactions, security issues, and use cases for the technology. According to the statement, W3BCLOUD would…

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