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Blockchain Supply Chain Platform Gains Metals Giant Glencore as Member

British-Swiss commodity trading and mining company Glencore will use an IBM-developed blockchain solution to track cobalt. In a press release issued on Dec. 12, Glencore confirmed it had joined the Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network (RSBN), a joint partnership between various major corporations leveraging the technology to improve supply chain transparency. Glencore:

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Semiconductor Giant AMD Cuts Marketing Deal with Blockchain Games Distribution Platform Ultra to Push Next-generation Blockchain-powered Gaming

AMD, the global leader in the GPU market and world’s second-largest supplier of x86-based microprocessors and Intel rival has cut a deal with a wee Estonian startup called  Ultra as a part of its ongoing mission to democratize the games industry for developers and players. “AMD is excited about the use

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Japanese Financial Giant SBI Holdings Considers Paying Dividends in XRP

Japanese financial services giant SBI Holdings is considering to pay shareholder dividends in the form of XRP tokens, following the same practice by its subsidiary MorningStar.After MorningStar started offering its shareholders dividends in XRP earlier this year, SBI CEO Yoshitaka Kitao revealed that the company is now considering to

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Crypto Mining Giant Canaan Raises $90M in IPO, Trading at Bottom Price Range

Canaan Creative, computer hardware manufacturer specialized in crypto mining hardware, priced its Nasdaq initial public offering (IPO) at the lowest of its marketed range, and was able to raise $90 million.On Wednesday, the developer of Bitcoin(BTC)trade mining machines based in Hangzhou, China, crossed the 10 million mark in sales of

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Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Files for U.S. IPO, Chases Canaan Creative

Bitmain Technologies, the world’s leading manufacturer of Bitcoin mining equipment, has secretly filed for an initial public offering (IPO) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Bitmain’s application comes just a few days after its primary competitor, Canaan Creative, made its IPO intentions known to the financial authority. Fascinatingly,

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Upheaval at Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitman sees Jihan Wu Return to the Helm

Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain is once again reportedly undergoing an upheaval within its upper hierarchy. Bitmain’s ex-figurehead Jihan Wu seems to be calling the shots, dismissing co-founder Micree Zhan. The news of the organizational restructuring at Bitmain comes as mining rival Canaan is moving forward with its U.S. IPO. Micree Zhan

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