One of Tron’s biggest partnerships was announced on October 18th when Tron Foundation revealed that it had teamed up with Baidu, the Chinese technology behemoth. Tron announced that the new partnership will pave the way for better blockchain technology based solutions which will be assisted by cloud computing resources. The official Tweet by the Tron Foundation stated:
“#TRON is joining forces with Internet service giant Baidu and will continue to work with large cloud service providers to offer blockchain solutions, make the technology more accessible for users and small business alike. End goal: mass adoption of #blockchain. $TRX”
Prior to the official reveal of this news, the Tron community was taking turn to guess who the secret partner was. Some users had even speculated that the partner could be Pornhub or Alibaba. The Baidu announcement tweet was also shared on social media platforms by Justin Sun.
All the details of the partnership are not out yet, but initial reports show that with this new deal, Baidu will step into the blockchain world under the Blockchain Centralization Super Partner Program 1.0. This is a stepping stone for Baidu to utilize the advantages provided by the distributed ledger technology.