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European blockchain company Bitfury launches artificial intelligence unit

European blockchain company Bitfury launches artificial intelligence unit

Aug 13, 2019

www.reuters.com

European blockchain company The Bitfury Group, valued recently at more than $1 billion, has launched its artificial intelligence (AI) division, the company’s top official told Reuters in an interview. The AI division will operate alongside Bitfury’s existing blockchain services and remain part of the company. Bitfury is one of a handful of blockchain companies around the world with at least a $1 billion valuation.

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Bitfury Draws Billion-Dollar Businesses To The Bitcoin Blockchain. Here's Why.

Bitfury Draws Billion-Dollar Businesses To The Bitcoin Blockchain. Here's Why.

Jul 10, 2019

www.forbes.com

Enterprises that leverage blockchain technology have become a defining characteristic of 2019. While Bitcoin is best known for being a decentralized digital currency, the Bitfury Group recognized the potential in leveraging the Bitcoin blockchain when developing Exonum, their asset-management blockchain framework.

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Merck, Darmstadt, Germany Subsidiary Pilots Bitcoin Blockchain For Genomic Data

Merck, Darmstadt, Germany Subsidiary Pilots Bitcoin Blockchain For Genomic Data

Jun 11, 2019

www.forbes.com

Nebula Genomics, a startup spun out of a Harvard Medical School laboratory in 2018, has signed an agreement with EMD Serono (the biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany in the U.S. and Canada) to allow access of genomic data from Nebula’s blockchain-based network. Using Bitfury’s Exonum enterprise blockchain platform, which taps into the bitcoin blockchain, Nebula provides a tamper proof device for record keeping.

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Blackstone-backed tech company, Bitfury team up on trade finance project

Blackstone-backed tech company, Bitfury team up on trade finance project

May 28, 2019

www.reuters.com

Mphasis Ltd, an Indian technology firm majority-owned by Blackstone Group LP, has teamed up with blockchain firm Bitfury to create either a digital token or a platform aimed at automating financial services such as payments in international trade transactions between countries.

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Swiss investment firm, Bitfury launch bitcoin mining fund

Swiss investment firm, Bitfury launch bitcoin mining fund

Apr 24, 2019

www.reuters.com

Swiss investment firm Final Frontier and global blockchain technology company the Bitfury Group, which was recently valued at $1 billion, on Wednesday announced the launch of a regulated bitcoin mining fund.

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Bitfury Integration to Bring Bitcoin Lightning Payments to More Merchants

Bitfury Integration to Bring Bitcoin Lightning Payments to More Merchants

Mar 14, 2019

www.coindesk.com

The Bitfury Group has partnered with business payments processor HadePay to bring lightning network-based bitcoin payments to merchants in the U.S., Canada and the EU.

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Bitfury Releases Merchant, Developer Tools for Bitcoin’s Lighting Network

Bitfury Releases Merchant, Developer Tools for Bitcoin’s Lighting Network

Jan 23, 2019

www.coindesk.com

Blockchain technology firm Bitfury has released a suite of business and development tools for bitcoin’s lightning network. Although the network is still under development, Bitfury announced a comprehensive product list to support the tech on Wednesday, including an open-source lightning wallet and hardware and software tools for merchants and payment processors to accept payments. It also released developer tools and a public lightning network node called to let bitcoin users open or create payment channels.

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Bitfury and Partners Publish Arabic and Hindi Translations of Satoshi White Paper

Bitfury and Partners Publish Arabic and Hindi Translations of Satoshi White Paper

Jan 22, 2019

medium.com

During the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Bitfury Group today released the first-ever Arabic and Hindi translations of Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper, “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System.” Bitfury translated the white paper in partnership with Coin Center, the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), the Blockchain Trust Accelerator (BTA) and author-economist Saifedean Ammous.

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Bitfury Hires a CEO for Its Blockchain-Sleuthing Service

Bitfury Hires a CEO for Its Blockchain-Sleuthing Service

Jan 22, 2019

www.coindesk.com

Blockchain technology firm Bitfury is looking to reinforce its software unit with two executive-level hires. Announced today, Marina Khaustova, former chief marketing officer and co-founder of Element Capital Group, has joined Bitfury as the CEO of Crystal Blockchain, the company’s analytical tool for investigating public blockchain transactions. Meanwhile, Chris Dickson, previously at enterprise software vendor Panaya, joined Bitfury as head of software sales.

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Global blockchain unicorn Bitfury launches music business

Global blockchain unicorn Bitfury launches music business

Jan 16, 2019

www.reuters.com

Global blockchain company The Bitfury Group announced on Wednesday the launch of a music and entertainment division that will create an open-source music platform secured by the bitcoin blockchain. The open-source platform, named Surround™, will encourage collaboration and promote innovation within the industry, the company said.

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