Kraken, a popular bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange, has announced plans to release new functionality for the company’s WebSockets API on February 18th. The new functionality is aimed at providing a faster way for developers to add and cancel orders.
Google joined Apple with a ban of on-device cryptocurrency mining apps from Google Play. Apple made its decision in June of this year. Both companies will continue to allow remote mining. As cryptocrime continues to accelerate, and mining is resource intensive, the decisions weren't surprising.