The AdEx Network and Ink launched partnership

Ink, global travel media publishing and technology company, announced that they have been entered into a partnership with AdEx blockchain-powered ad exchange
22 November 2017   1152

Through this partnership, AdEx and Ink will hold a blockchain-based auction for ad spaces on airline boarding passes. The auction will be the first of its kind and marks one of the few instances where a blockchain-based company has crossed over and entered the real sector of the economy.

For the first auction, 2 million ad spaces on boarding tickets will be offered up for sale. AdEx will follow up on the bidding process while Ink and the airline in question will choose the winners.

This is a giant step for us as it bridges travel media, advertising and blockchain to offer advertisers even more opportunities for reaching their desired target audiences.

 

Ivo Georgiev,

CEO, AdEx Network

AdEx has already partnered with several eminent cryptocurrency-related companies. After their partnership with digital assets platform NEO was announced in August of this year, the price of the platform’s ADX token rose by over 400% to almost $2 from $0.35 over a matter of days. ADX is currently trading at around $1.

DFINITY to Postpone Internet Computer Launch

The project is currently assessing the time frame for the completion of the MVP
14 December 2018   88

The blockchain project Dfinity reported in its blog postponing the launch of its main product.

Previously, Dfinity chief scientist Dominic Williams said that his company intends to create an “Internet computer that will become cloud 3.0”, compete with Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure, and also change the face of the blockchain industry.

According to him, the project team is developing a technology that has 150 higher performance than Ethereum blockchain and 900 times - Bitcoin. In essence, the project creates a “giant Internet computer”, whose work will be supported not by one company, but by all participants of the Dfinity protocol.

Initially, the release of a minimum viable product (MVP) was planned for the first quarter of 2019. However, according to company representatives, working on a trimmed version may slow down progress in creating a complete product.

The project is currently assessing the time frame for the completion of the MVP. Also, noted in Dfinity, before the end of the first quarter a new set of development tools (SDK) will be released, which will shed light on the future plans of the company.

In August, the Dfinity Foundation attracted $ 102 million of investments in the framework of a closed tokensale. Prior to this, at the beginning of the year, the Dfinity Foundation raised $ 61 million from Andreessen Horowitz and Polychain Capital.