Privacy Crypto Beam Gets Funding from ‘Japanese LinkedIn’ Recruit

More from: | Coindesk | 0 Privacy-oriented cryptocurrency startup Beam has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from Japan’s equivalent to LinkedIn, Recruit Co., Ltd. Recruit announced the news Monday, stating that the investment was made through its $25 million RSP Blockchain Tech Fund, which was set up last November.... Read more

Bitmain Announces New, More Efficient 7nm Bitcoin Mining Chip

More from: | Coindesk | 0 Bitmain Technologies has announced a new 7-nanometer bitcoin mining processor that it says offers new levels of energy efficiency. The new ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit), called the BM1397, is said to provide improvements in performance, chip size and energy efficiency for mining proof-of-work cryptocurrencies... Read more

Apple Hints at Behind-the-Scenes Blockchain Work in New SEC Filing

More from: | Coindesk | 0 Apple has submitted what might seem like an arcane filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – but the document contains tantalizing details about the computing giant’s interest in blockchain tech. The document – entitled “Summary of Apple’s Commitment to Responsible Sourcing” –... Read more

Coinsquare Acquires Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchange StellarX

More from: | Coindesk | 0 Canada-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare has acquired decentralized exchange (DEX) StellarX. Announcing the news on Thursday, the firm said the purchase comes it acquired stellar wallet BlockEQ last December. That product will be rebranded to become the “anchor wallet” for the StellarX platform going forward. Coinsquare... Read more