Former SEC Commissioner Annette Nazareth is joining the advisory board of crypto mining firm Bitfury.
Bitfury Group has just closed an $80 million funding round led by venture capital firm Korelya Capital.
Crypto miner manufacturer Bitfury is reportedly looking into raising funds through an initial public offering.
A Bitfury-led engineering team has created a coffee vending machine capable of accepting bitcoin payments through the Lightning Network.
Bitfury Group unveiled a new generation of bitcoin mining ASICs on Wednesday, boasting greater efficiencies than previous models.
Hut 8 Mining Group raised $70 million CAD to invest in mining machines, and mined 828 bitcoins in the first quarter of 2018.
A former U.S. Department of Justice section head has been hired to help drive sales of Bitfury's Crystal, a blockchain tracking product.
Bitfury-backed Hut 8 Mining Corp has secured a new headquarters in Canada's Alberta province.
Hut 8, two months after announcing its partnership with Bitfury, is preparing to be listed on the TSX Venture Exchange prior to expanding mining ops.
Tracking funds on the blockchain may help catch crooks, but such snooping undermines one of the most important characteristics of money: Fungibility.