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Polina Marinova / Fortune:
Source: Bitmain plans to file for an IPO soon; the company booked $1.1B in net profits in Q1 2018 and is raising new funding that would value it at ~$14B   —  The co-CEO of Bitmain Technologies, the world's largest cryptocurrency mining company, recently revealed plans to conduct …
Jul 30, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Coinbase says its investigation into whether any employees profited from insider trading relating to Bitcoin Cash has concluded and found no wrongdoing   —  Photograph by Winni Wintermeyer for Fortune  —  Coinbase, the biggest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, launched an inquiry last December …
Jul 25, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Google partners with blockchain startup Digital Asset to let Google Cloud developers build blockchain apps using DAML, the startup's smart contract language   —  Google is increasingly betting that blockchain technology, which creates a permanent ledger across multiple computers …
Jul 23, 2018, 2:00 PMIn context
Jonathan Vanian / Fortune:
Slack acquires Missions, a tool that helps automate routine processes and tasks in Slack without needing to write code   —  Slack is attempting to broaden its appeal to businesses and has bought a small enterprise software startup in Denver to help.  —  The workplace chat app company …
Jul 17, 2018, 4:10 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Second Life creator's blockchain-powered social VR platform High Fidelity raises $35M Series D led by Galaxy Digital Ventures, bringing total funding to $70M+   —  Philip Rosedale, the CEO of virtual reality maker High Fidelity, believes blockchain—a new tamper-proof ledger technology …
Jul 2, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Adam Lashinsky / Fortune:
A look at the increasing rivalry between Alibaba and Tencent as they vie to dominate China's digital and retail economy   —  Jack Ma of Alibaba and Pony Ma of Tencent have built tech titans that dominate China's digital economy.  Is the world big enough for both of them?
Jun 23, 2018, 7:05 AMIn context
Jen Wieczner / Fortune:
Court changes Mt. Gox bankruptcy into civil rehabilitation, allowing compensation to customers in bitcoins, which could more than cover cash losses   —  A Japanese court ruled Friday to pull infamous Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox out of bankruptcy, opening the door for at least $1 billion worth …
Jun 22, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Agari, which uses AI and cloud-based analysis to detect and intercept spear-phishing attacks, raises $40M Series E led by Goldman Sachs   —  An email from the boss typically gets your attention.  Unfortunately, fraudsters know this too and are increasingly using email impersonations to launch their scams.
Jun 22, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Polina Marinova / Fortune:
Sources: nonprofit financial platform Stellar in talks to buy Chain, a startup building blockchain tech for the finance industry, for $500M in Stellar's Lumens   —  Stellar is in talks to acquire Chain, the San Francisco-based startup building blockchain technology for the financial industry, according to people familiar with the deal.
Jun 20, 2018, 10:25 PMIn context
Jen Wieczner / Fortune:
Brex, a fintech startup that provides a credit card for startups and is backed by PayPal cofounders Peter Thiel and Max Levchin, raises $50M Series B led by YC   —  Brex, a fintech startup backed by PayPal cofounders Peter Thiel and Max Levchin, has raised $50 million in new venture capital, the company announced Tuesday.
Jun 19, 2018, 8:45 AMIn context

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