HashFast Technologies is an ASIC mining hardware designer and retailer.
On May 9th, 2014, a petition was filed against HashFast Technologies for involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
On June 3rd, 2014, HashFast Technologies filed to have the bankruptcy converted to Chapter 11.
On July 29th, 2014, a blog post noted that they were selling off assets in bulk.
No updates have been posted since August 12th, 2014
Bankruptcy proceedings notes on HashFast's technology
|Golden Nonce 1|| p8||The Intellectual Property purportedly held by HF is primarily related to the Golden Nonce chip." (HF here refers to HashFast, LLC. A company set up to handle IP and design, effectively for HashFast Technologies, LLC which would handle business relations, sales and other non-IP matters.|
|Golden Nonce 1.5|| p200||"I understand that there were generation 1.5 -Right."|
|Golden Nonce 2|| p200||"I understand that there were generation [...] 2 -Yes."|
|Golden Nonce 3|| p201||"I understand that there were generation [...] perhaps 3 -Yes." (unfounded)|
|Uniquify involvement with Golden Nonce 1|| p44||"Uniquify was doing the design and production of the chips."|
|Signetics involvement with Golden Nonce 1|| p180||"Signetics, who is the actual producer, assembler of the chips. They are subcontracted through Uniquify.|
|Sandgate involvement with Golden Nonce 1|| p226||"I know Sandgate was involved in some of the design"|
|DXCorr involvement with Golden Nonce 1.5|| p204||"DXCorr [...] had the rights to the generation 1.5 chip -Yes."|
|DXCorr involvement with Golden Nonce 2|| p44||"DXCore was doing the design of the future next generation chip."|
|TSMC contract|| p209||"They're concerned because of the three-way confidentiality with TM&C [sic]."|
|Golden Nonce node size|| p206||"the 16-nanometer chip, which was generation 2"|
|Golden Nonce 1.5 initiation|| p212||"Because the work was stopped on 2.0 and supposed to have been restarted on 1.5."|
|Golden Nonce 2.0 cancellation|| p211||"Because the work was stopped on 2.0 and supposed to have been restarted on 1.5."|
|Golden Nonce 1.5 cancellation|| p218||"DXCorr stopped having verbal communications with us when the bankruptcy proceedings occurred and wanted to only communicate a resolution of claim by e-mail, which we have not done."|
|start date for Golden Nonce 1 design|| p8||"In or about June 2013, the Debtors began designing their first generation Golden Nonce (“GN1”)"|
|start date for Golden Nonce 2 design|| p3||"August 21, 2013"|
|start date for Golden Nonce 1.5 design|| p4||"December 1, 2013"|
|IP owner for Golden Nonce 1|| p8||The Intellectual Property purportedly held by HF is primarily related to the Golden Nonce chip."|
|IP owner for Golden Nonce 1.5|| p8||"The ownership of the intellectual property related to the GN1.5 (the “GN1.5 IP”) is uncertain."|
|IP owner for Golden Nonce 2|| p8||"the GN2 IP is owned by DXC."|
|patent on stacked chip|| p6||"stacked chips application (#61917828, acknowledged as received on 12/18/13) lists Simon Barber as the inventor and the Parent as the assignee."|
|patent on Golden Nonce protocol|| p6||"protocol application, (#61896559, acknowledged as received on 10/28/13) lists Adrian Port as the inventor and the Parent as the assignee."|
|patent on Golden Nonce protocol|| p202||"there is the two patents. One is the stacked chips and the other is the Golden Nonce interface protocol"|