Archives for February 2015

Video: Hashrabbit's Melissa Volkmann on Bitcoin's Design Mistakes

To Ƀ or not to ฿? That is the question posed by designer Melissa Volkmann, who recently penned a blog post calling on bitcoin companies to rethink the industry's creative direction. The self-confessed 'tech nerd', who heads up design at mining software firm Hashrabbit, is on a quest to "refresh public perception" Learn More

BitFury Launches New 28nm Bitcoin Mining ASIC

Bitcoin mining giant BitFury has announced it has completed the manufacturing of its anticipated 28nm ASIC chip. BitFury first revealed the development of the chip in the fall of last year, at the time raising $20m in funding for the project from investors including venture capitalist Bill Tai, current BitFury board member and former Learn More

Swarm Offers Up to $50,000 to Second Startup Class

Swarm has partnered with Focus Investments to fund its second class of startups. The fund will provide between $5,000 and $50,000 in funding to startups accepted into the round, which follows its first announced in October. Participants in its inaugural round included Coinspace, Manna and a decentralised dance party. Focus invests Learn More

Bitcoin Derivatives Platform TeraExchange to Go Public in Merger

MGT Capital Investments has entered into an agreement with Tera Group that would find the operator of the first regulated bitcoin derivatives platform TeraExchange going public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) MKT, the leading equities capital market for small cap companies. The New Jersey-based company framed the news as that which would Learn More