Category: Companies

Asus Allows Gamers to Mine Crypto With Their Idle Graphics Cards

Taiwan-based tech giant Asus is now letting gamers use the number crunching power of their graphics cards to earn a share of profits from cryptocurrency mining.

Ontology Joins Binance Info’s Gold Label Project

Binance Info has launched the Gold Label Project and chosen Ontology to join this initiative. With the Gold Label Project, Binance Info aims to provide users with the most trusted information on crypto projects.

The Sharing Economy on the Blockchain: the Next Step for Function X’s Decentralized Web

When we unveiled the Function X blockchain to the world, we applied it first to telephony and messaging. The XPhone, and the first blockchain phone call showed that we had a new protocol for communication that could take blockchain beyond the world of financial transfers. But our aims have been broader than using blockchain for ...

Intel Wins Patent for Energy-Efficient Bitcoin Mining

Global tech giant Intel, known for its widely-used computer processors, has won a patent connected to its work in the area of cryptocurrency mining.

Microsoft Japan Partners With Startup to Increase Domestic Blockchain Uptake

The Japanese arm of computer giant Microsoft has partnered with nascent blockchain startup LayerX to “accelerate” uptake of the technology, Cointelegraph Japan reported Nov. 30.

Mining Giant Bitmain Launches Crypto Index for Investors

Beijing-based cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain has launched a new cryptocurrency index as a benchmark for investors.

TRON Announces $100 Million Blockchain Gaming Fund

Decentralized internet protocol TRON announced its plans to launch a blockchain gaming fund dubbed TRON Arcade in a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 29.

Amazon Gets Deeper into Blockchain, What Does it Mean For Crypto?

When huge tech or commerce companies get into blockchain it makes the headlines. They don’t come much bigger than retail giant Amazon which has just launched two new distributed ledger services.

Millions of Funds Transferred From Binance, CZ Confirms Funds Are SAFU

Millions of funds are transferred out of Binance, CZ confirmed that it's according to the plan, which is announced a couple of days ago.

Steemit Lays Off 70% of Its Staff, Citing Crypto Bear Market

Blockchain startup Steemit has laid off close to 70 percent of its staff, citing the prolonged bear market for cryptocurrency.

Blockchain Oil Trading Platform Backed by Shell and BP Is Now Live

A blockchain platform built by Vakt Global, a consortium venture set up by major firms including Shell and BP, has launched to bring new efficiencies to energy commodities trading.

Former Huobi Executive Floats New Cryptocurrency Exchange in Singapore

It would seem that tech entrepreneurs like James Ju aren’t put off by the current state of the cryptocurrency market, so much so that he has rounded up a group of investors to fund his latest venture of opening a crypto exchange.