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Alchemy Raises $15M to Expand its Blockchain Dev Tool Kit From Stanford, Coinbase, And Samsung

December 26, 2019
Alchemy, one of the fastest growing blockchain oriented startups, recently held its Series A funding and managed to raise $15 million. This is a big milestone for the blockchain infrastructure provider in an era where most crypto oriented firms are opting to outsource FinTech development. The San Francisco based company provides a decentralized architecture that

Ex-Google Product Manager Joins Multicoin Capital as Investment Principal

October 7, 2019
Blockchain and cryptocurrency investment firm Multicoin Capital has hired a former Google product manager as one of its new investment principals. In a blog post published on Oct. 1, managing partner Kyle Samani said that Tony Sheng would help secure new deals for the firm and work with existing portfolio members. Crypto market offers “tremendous alpha” Announcing

What Google’s Quantum Supremacy Means for Cryptocurrency

September 25, 2019
The threat of quantum computing has long loomed over classical cryptography which provides the security behind most current blockchain networks. Search giant Google recently claimed it has reached a milestone in quantum computing which could have serious implications for cryptocurrency. DOES IT POSE A REAL THREAT TO CRYPTOCURRENCY? In a new scientific publication, tech giant

Major Computer Chip Maker Faces Infringement Lawsuits From Competitor

September 3, 2019
TSMC, the world’s largest independent semiconductor foundry and chip supplier for Bitmain, is facing multiple lawsuits from its competitor GlobalFoundries (GF). Alleged patent infringement GF, the second biggest semiconductor foundry by sales after TSMC, filed several lawsuits in the United States and Germany, accusing Taiwanese TSMC of infringing on 16 GF patents, according to an

Google Cloud Partners With Enterprise Blockchain Platform Cypherium

August 19, 2019
Ubiquitous tech behemoth Google cloud wing is entering into another partnership with a blockchain platform, Cypherium. Cypherium announced the new partnership in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Aug. 13. Cypherium describes its product, Cypherium Enterprise, as an enterprise-focused blockchain platform with a focus on scalability and decentralization. As a result of this partnership,

Blockchain Startup Presearch Is Trying to Compete Against Google Using a Crypto Token (PRE)

May 1, 2019
There are many companies around the world that are trying to revolutionize the way in which many industries work. Presearch, a blockchain startup that uses tokens to incentivize decentralized search is working in order to compete against Google and its presence in the market. Presearch’s Task To Compete Against Google Presearch has been trying to enter the market and

Fake views: How social media bots are distorting the crypto narrative

April 3, 2019
Many in the crypto community have long suspected that engagement on social media is inundated with interactions that are neither organic nor originating from real human activity. Now, new research provides insight into just how far this practice goes. In general, inauthentic accounts on social media typically fall under two categories: fake accounts and bot