Apple’s Chipmaker Braes For Dampening Crypto Mining Demand

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), the world’s largest independent semiconductor foundry, predicted that its fourth-quarter revenue would increase by only a couple percentage points, forecasting revenues of 9.35 billion to 9.45 billion. Its 2017 fourth-quarter revenue was 9.2 billion. Weakening Crypto Demand TSMC, based in Hsinchu, Taiwan, is not only the world’s largest semiconductor foundry, […]

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Apple Co-Founder Backs Dorsey: Bitcoin Should Become Web’s Currency

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is a big believer – though not an investor currently – in bitcoin. When asked about recent comments from Square and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey – who remarked during CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018 conference in New York that he hopes bitcoin becomes the internet’s “native currency” – Wozniak said he hopes that […]

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Apple Patent Filing Hints at Blockchain Use

A new patent application from U.S. electronics giant Apple points to the potential use of blockchain within a prospective system for creating and verifying timestamps. In an application released by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday, Apple details a program able to certify timestamps by combining aspects of blockchain technology with Public Key […]

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