Intel is an U.S. technology company located in Silicon Valley, California. Intel is a developer of such hardware and software products as central processing units, motherboard chipsets, flash memory, vehicle automation sensors, integrated graphics processing units and many others. Intel is one of the major contributors to blockchain adoption for enterprises. Intel is actively working with Hyperledger — an open-source blockchain project with an aim of advancing cross-industry blockchain technology implementations. Intel is also the developer of Software Guard Extensions (SGX) — a set of instruction codes for CPUs that allows user-level code to allocate certain regions of computer memory. Intel offers SGX’s use for the protection of blockchain transactions, improving consensus efficiency, digital rights management and evolving the security of remote computation and web browsing.
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The company indicated that the device is designed, in part, for energy-efficient blockchain hashing.
Intel launches new Bitcoin mining chip Blockscale
The Bitcoin mining company is expanding to Texas with new custom-built “greener” mining devices that will be powered by Intel Bonanza Mine chips.
Hive Blockchain to expand mining operations with new Intel ASIC chips
Intel’s new chips are powered by a high-performance miner to deliver up to 40 TH/s in a balanced environment.
Intel unveils 2nd-gen Bonanza Mine chip for efficient Bitcoin mining
For now, it appears its efforts are focused on improving GPUs for crypto mining.
Intel to enter crypto space with blockchain accelerator shipping later this year
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The end of Q2 holdings for Intel showed a small stack of COIN shares, valuing between $500,000 and $1,000,000, at the time of publication.
Reports suggest that a mainstream tech giant holds shares of Coinbase stock