Quantum Blockchain Technologies PLC (LON: QBT) announced that it will use D-Wave Systems Inc.’s quantum cloud service Leap to develop cryptographic algorithms for use in cryptocurrency mining.

Destiny Pharma PLC (LON: DEST) said it was working with the US Department of Veterans Affairs to find “new attributes” for its next-generation antibiotic.

Litigation Capital Management (LON: LIT) has entered into a new litigation finance agreement with Edward Vermeer and David Boyle to resolve a class action lawsuit against Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd (GTR) and its parent companies The Go-Ahead Group PLC and Keolis. to support (Great Britain) Ltd.

Live Company Group PLC (LON: LVCG) signed a new major contract with Singapore Zoo for the BRICKLIVE Brickosaurs event.

FastForward Innovations Ltd (LON: FFWD) invested £ 175,000 in research-led cannabis health company CiiTECH Limited.

Cloudbreak Discovery PLC (LON: CDL) announced that Imperial Helium Corp., a company in which it has a 1.25% interest, has completed its first well on the Steveville Helium property in southeast Alberta.

Argo Blockchain PLC (LON: ARB) said it is reviewing a potential secondary listing on the Nasdaq market and mined 167 bitcoin and bitcoin equivalent (BTC) in June, compared to 166 BTC in May, assuming all of the BTC mined in year to date until 883.

Cloudbreak Discovery PLC (LON: CDL) announced that Imperial Helium Corp., a company in which it has a 1.25% interest, has completed its first well on the Steveville helium property in southeast Alberta.

Walls & Futures REIT PLC (LON: WAFR), an ethical housing investor and developer, said an unsolicited takeover bid from Virgata Services Ltd has now expired.

Caledonia Mining Corporation PLC (LON: CMCL) reported record quarterly gold production from the Blanket mine in Zimbabwe and also announced the sixth quarterly dividend increase since October 2019.

4D Pharma PLC (LON: DDDD, NASDAQ: LBPS) said preclinical research in Germany showed that its bacteria-derived immuno-oncology drug increased the anti-tumor activity of cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL) and CAR-T Improved therapies.

Due diligence drilling on the Clontibret deposit, controlled by Conroy Gold and Natural Resources (LON: CGNR), has now been completed. The drilling was completed prior to the final approval of the proposed joint venture between Conroy and Demir Export, a Turkish conglomerate.

Scirocco Energy PLC (LON: SCIR) has rejected speculation linking it to a deal with Block Energy PLC (LON: BLOE) or any form of corporate engagement with the company.

Litigation Capital Management PLC (LON: LIT) has entered into a new litigation funding agreement with Edward Vermeer and David Boyle to support a class action lawsuit against Govia Thameslink Railway Limited and its parent companies The Go-Ahead Group Plc and Keolis (UK) GmbH.

Supply @ ME Capital Plc (LON: SYME) has closed its deal to acquire TradeFlow Capital Management in order to position itself for a growth phase.

Blackbird PLC (LON: BIRD), operator of cloud-native video editing platforms, said Univision, the leading Spanish-speaking media and content company in the United States, will use the platform in its streaming and digital media operations.

Tirupati Graphite PLC (LON: TGR) announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Hanwa Co. Ltd, a large Japanese global trading and investment company, to expand the markets for its flake and specialty graphite products in the Far East.

Alpha Growth PLC (LON: ALGW and OTCQB: ALPGF) announced that the company will change its balance sheet date from August 31 to December 31 following the completion of the acquisition of Northstar Group (Bermuda) Ltd. “The change is intended to ensure that the balance sheet date of all group companies, which will have a significant impact on the annual financial statements, has a simultaneous year-end in accordance with the relevant accounting standards,” it said covering the period from 16 months to 31.

Jade Road Investments Limited (LON: JADE) said Suresh Withana, managing partner of investment manager Harmony Capital, will give a live presentation of the company’s 2020 annual results on July 8, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. BST via the Investor Meet Company platform to offer.

Vietnam Holding Ltd (VNH: 265p) was featured prominently in the “Bargain Stocks” section of the Chronicle investor. VNH has been described as “a little-known closed-end fund holding a concentrated portfolio of mid to small capitalization companies to play secular growth trends in Vietnam,” with stocks rising 31% in 2021, “but still at an unjustified 23 . trading is percent discount on net asset value, although the £ 145 million fund has increased net asset value by 47.6% since the beginning of January.

Applied Graphene Materials (LON: AGM) announced that it will be attending two major events in the coming months that will focus on technical trends and advances in the US coatings market: the Coatings Trends and Technologies Conference (CTT) in Chicago on September 8th-9th and at this year’s Western Coatings Symposium and Show (WCS) in Las Vegas from September 17th to 20th. October.

David Minchin, CEO of Helium One Global Ltd (LON: HE1), recently flew to Tanzania amid very encouraging initial evidence from the explorer’s maiden drilling at the Rukwa project – which confirmed evidence of helium in drilling mud – and via social media he now has important insights into this development for investors.

Supply @ ME Capital PLC (LON: SYME) has closed its deal to acquire TradeFlow Capital Management in order to position itself for a growth phase.

Scirocco Energy PLC (LON: SCIR) has rejected speculation linking it to a deal with Block Energy PLC (LON: BLOE) or any form of corporate engagement with the company.