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ICOs on Our Terms and Conditions

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 18. 13:40

ICOs on Our Terms and Conditions How to structure token sales that comply with securities laws open participation to a diverse range of purchasers and enhance value for all involved.

Millions Gone? Broker Takes Fire for Bitcoin Cash Trading Freeze

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 18. 12:45

Millions Gone? Broker Takes Fire for Bitcoin Cash Trading Freeze Bitcoin cash's big ups and downs have had market impacts far and wide, while showcasing the nascent nature of the crypto sector as a whole.

Ethereum Could Soon Launch Its First Casper Testnet

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 17. 19:45

Ethereum Could Soon Launch Its First Casper Testnet An experimental consensus algorithm that's long been proposed as a pillar of the ethereum protocol could soon see its first testing.

Ripple Makes a Splash: XRP Price Looks Up on Amex News

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 17. 15:30

Ripple Makes a Splash: XRP Price Looks Up on Amex News Positive news flow for Ripple seems to be boosting price, while the technical analysis also favors the bulls.

Up and Away? Bitcoin Price Eyes $8,000 Or Higher

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 17. 13:30

Up and Away? Bitcoin Price Eyes $8,000 Or Higher Bitcoin has staged a remarkable "V" shaped recovery from the last week's lows near $5,500, and may be looking at new highs ahead.

Friends Don't Let Friends Do Bad Crypto

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 17. 12:30

Friends Don't Let Friends Do Bad Crypto Our duty to users doesn't end when they leave our site or app. Behaviors learned from us guide interactions with other services, writes Dan Elitzer.

Just the Beginning? What the Tezos Lawsuits Mean for ICO Litigation

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 17. 10:00

Just the Beginning? What the Tezos Lawsuits Mean for ICO Litigation Class-action litigators in the U.S. appear to be positioning for a potential pop in the hot initial coin offering market.

Just the Beginning? Tezos Lawsuits Could Open Doors for ICO Litigation

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 17. 10:00

Just the Beginning? Tezos Lawsuits Could Open Doors for ICO Litigation Class-action litigators in the U.S. appear to be positioning for a potential pop in the hot initial coin offering market.

The Beginning? Tezos Could Open Doors for ICO Litigation

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 17. 10:00

The Beginning? Tezos Could Open Doors for ICO Litigation Class-action litigators in the U.S. appear to be positioning for a potential pop in the hot initial coin offering market.

Mimblewimble Just Launched Its First Testnet

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 17. 02:35

Mimblewimble Just Launched Its First Testnet An experimental blockchain boasting an innovative array of potential features is now entering a new phase of testing.

Bitcoin Cash Dips to $1,000, But a Recovery May Be on the Cards

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 16. 15:15

Bitcoin Cash Dips to $1,000, But a Recovery May Be on the Cards Bitcoin cash has lost 20 percent in the last 24 hours, but looks to have found a new bottom around $1,000.

American Express Opens First Blockchain Corridor With Ripple Tech

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 16. 14:00

American Express Opens First Blockchain Corridor With Ripple Tech American Express just had its "Charles Lindbergh moment," using Ripple's blockchain to connect Santander clients in Europe and the U.S.

New Highs in Sight? Bitcoin Moves Back Above $7,500

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 16. 13:35

New Highs in Sight? Bitcoin Moves Back Above $7,500 Bitcoin is showing no signs of stopping its recent upwards surge. As prices climb once again, are new highs on the horizon?

Kik Might Move Its ICO Tokens to a New Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 16. 13:00

Kik Might Move Its ICO Tokens to a New Blockchain A high-profile ICO project is re-evaluating whether it will stick with the ethereum network or shift to a more scalable and lower-cost solution.

Kik Might Just Move Its ICO Tokens to a New Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 16. 13:00

Kik Might Just Move Its ICO Tokens to a New Blockchain A high-profile ICO project is re-evaluating whether it will stick with the ethereum network or shift to a more scalable and lower-cost solution.

Lightning Only? Scaling Bitcoin Might Require A Whole 'Nother Layer

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 16. 10:02

Lightning Only? Scaling Bitcoin Might Require A Whole 'Nother Layer A new paper outlines an additional layer to the Lightning Network that would make payment channels even more scalable.

You Want Democracy? Try a Hard Fork

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 15. 14:30

You Want Democracy? Try a Hard Fork The mere option of forking not only empowers cryptocurrency users when they leave a project, but also when they stay, writes Taylor Pearson.

Code Name Babylon: Cobalt Is Spinning Off a New Blockchain Subsidiary

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 15. 13:30

Code Name Babylon: Cobalt Is Spinning Off a New Blockchain Subsidiary Distributed ledger startup Cobalt is seeking to spin off part of its technology in a bid to win ground in a wider variety of enterprise use cases.

Turning Tide? Bitcoin Tests $7,000 As Price Pushes Higher

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 15. 12:45

Turning Tide? Bitcoin Tests $7,000 As Price Pushes Higher Analysis of the bitcoin price charts suggests the tide is slowly turning in favor of the bulls, although $7,000 could be a stumbling block.

Turning Tide? Bitcoin Tops $7,000 As Price Pushes Up

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 15. 12:45

Turning Tide? Bitcoin Tops $7,000 As Price Pushes Up Analysis of the bitcoin price charts suggests the tide is slowly turning in favor of the bulls, although $7,000 could be a stumbling block.

Shitshow or Success? Bitcoin Gold's Launch Has Been Anything But Smooth

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 15. 10:00

Shitshow or Success? Bitcoin Gold's Launch Has Been Anything But Smooth Following user confusion and controversy, many in the bitcoin gold community, including developers, think the new cryptocurrency is running smoothly.

Shitshow to Success? Bitcoin Gold's Launch Has Been Anything But Smooth

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 15. 10:00

Shitshow to Success? Bitcoin Gold's Launch Has Been Anything But Smooth Following user confusion and controversy, many in the bitcoin gold community, including developers, think the new cryptocurrency is running smoothly.

'Shitshow' to Success? Bitcoin Gold's Launch Has Been Anything But Smooth

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 15. 10:00

'Shitshow' to Success? Bitcoin Gold's Launch Has Been Anything But Smooth Following user confusion and controversy, many in the bitcoin gold community, including developers, think the new cryptocurrency is running smoothly.

BCH's New Combo: Bull Exhaustion With Limited Downside?

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 14. 16:45

BCH's New Combo: Bull Exhaustion With Limited Downside? Bitcoin cash is up again, after record price highs last week, but are the bulls running out of steam?

Bitcoin Cash's New Combo: Bull Exhaustion With Limited Downside?

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 14. 16:45

Bitcoin Cash's New Combo: Bull Exhaustion With Limited Downside? Bitcoin cash is up again, after record price highs last week, but are the bulls running out of steam?

I'm Really Into Blockchain. I Blockchain Everything!

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 14. 14:30

I'm Really Into Blockchain. I Blockchain Everything! Imagine saying “I’m interested in ledger.” Must we accept this increasingly ubiquitous usage of the word "blockchain" as an unavoidable fact of life?

Bottom in Place? Bitcoin's Price Needs to Consolidate

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 14. 13:45

Bottom in Place? Bitcoin's Price Needs to Consolidate Bitcoin's price is holding its ground so far today – is the short-term bottom in place?

I'll Give You My Bitcoin When You Pry It From My Cold, Dead Hands

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 14. 10:00

I'll Give You My Bitcoin When You Pry It From My Cold, Dead Hands Unlike money in the bank, cryptocurrency can't be unilaterally seized by governments, clawing back a modicum of power for the individual.

Dash Cryptocurrency Builds Base After Setting Record Above $500

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 13. 16:45

Dash Cryptocurrency Builds Base After Setting Record Above $500 The world's sixth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization rose to record highs above $500 on Sunday, and is now trading above the $400 mark.

The SAFT Is a Symptom of Regulatory Uncertainty

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 13. 15:00

The SAFT Is a Symptom of Regulatory Uncertainty The SAFT framework, despite its limitations, is a reasonable path forward for token issuers given the ambiguity of current laws, writes Jerry Brito.

'Immature' No Longer: Brazil's Central Bank Is Ramping Up Its Blockchain Work

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 13. 14:00

'Immature' No Longer: Brazil's Central Bank Is Ramping Up Its Blockchain Work Brazil's central bank is now moving to increase the quantity of its blockchain work – months after abandoning the effort.

Brazil's Central Bank Is Ramping Up Blockchain R&D

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 13. 14:00

Brazil's Central Bank Is Ramping Up Blockchain R&D Brazil's central bank is now moving to increase the quantity of its blockchain work – months after abandoning the effort.

Recovery In Doubt? Bitcoin Price May Not Sustain Above $6,500

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 13. 13:30

Recovery In Doubt? Bitcoin Price May Not Sustain Above $6,500 Bitcoin is in a recovery mode today, bouncing back from a sell-off that occurred after the suspension of the Segwit2x hard fork last week.

Flimsy Floor? Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Declines Still in Play

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 12. 14:30

Flimsy Floor? Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Declines Still in Play The price of bitcoin has taken a big hit in the last few days, with charts suggesting the cryptocurrency is heading for a period of consolidation.

Flimsy Floor? Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Decline In Play

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 12. 14:30

Flimsy Floor? Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Decline In Play The price of bitcoin has taken a big hit in the last few days, with charts suggesting the cryptocurrency is heading for a period of consolidation.

Tokenization Will Make Assets More Valuable

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 12. 12:20

Tokenization Will Make Assets More Valuable Tokenization of assets will greatly reduce market friction, in part by giving investors unprecedented levels of information, writes Pavel Kravchenko.

Assets Will Be Tokens (And It Will Change Finance)

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 12. 12:20

Assets Will Be Tokens (And It Will Change Finance) Tokenization of assets will greatly reduce market friction, in part by giving investors unprecedented levels of information, writes Pavel Kravchenko.

Pipe Dreams: Bitcoin Won't Solve Pot Industry's Banking Problem

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 11. 15:00

Pipe Dreams: Bitcoin Won't Solve Pot Industry's Banking Problem Cryptocurrency use could give U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions an excuse to crack down on state-legal pot firms, an industry lawyer warns.

Blockchain ID Schemes Could Kill the Data Breach, But How Soon?

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 11. 14:00

Blockchain ID Schemes Could Kill the Data Breach, But How Soon? CoinDesk takes a look at problems facing decentralized identity schemes – as told by those seeking to take the blockchain use case live.

'2x' Boost? Bitcoin Cash Closes on Record High

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 10. 17:01

'2x' Boost? Bitcoin Cash Closes on Record High Bitcoin cash rose to a three-month high of $872.24 today, two days after a controversial hard fork of the bitcoin blockchain was suspended.

Bull Grip Weakens As Bitcoin Price Breaks Below $7,000

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 10. 14:05

Bull Grip Weakens As Bitcoin Price Breaks Below $7,000 After setting a new record high of $7,879 Wednesday, bitcoin's price has dropped below $6,800 today.

Ethereum to ICOs: You're Doing It Wrong

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 10. 10:00

Ethereum to ICOs: You're Doing It Wrong Ethereum devs have harsh words for many ICO launches, but outline the steps issuers can take to make their projects less sketchy.

Ether Shrugs Off Parity Concerns As Price Climbs to Three-Week High

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 09. 15:30

Ether Shrugs Off Parity Concerns As Price Climbs to Three-Week High Despite a serious vulnerability being discovered in ethereum wallet Parity, ether prices have climbed today.

'Segwit2x Rally' Unwinds? Bitcoin Looks Heavy As Fork Boost Fades

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 09. 14:00

'Segwit2x Rally' Unwinds? Bitcoin Looks Heavy As Fork Boost Fades Following the suspension of the Segwit2x hard fork, bitcoin prices rose to new record highs yesterday, before falling to a low of $7,058 today.

Make Big Money on Bitcoin Cash? The IRS Might Be Watching

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 09. 13:00

Make Big Money on Bitcoin Cash? The IRS Might Be Watching Hard forks of bitcoin are creating new wealth that the U.S. tax agency will want to tax, but it's still unclear just how to report these new assets.

Relief and Disbelief: Bitcoin Reacts to Sudden '2x' Suspension

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 09. 00:05

Relief and Disbelief: Bitcoin Reacts to Sudden '2x' Suspension Bitcoin's attempted '2x' software upgraded is cancelled – and some in the cryptocurrency's community think that's cause for celebration.

CoinDesk's Top 10 Token Traders and Analysts of 2017

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 08. 15:00

CoinDesk's Top 10 Token Traders and Analysts of 2017 Inspired by the notable influencers in the crypto space, CoinDesk has crunched the data to decide the Top 10 Analysts and Token Traders of 2017.

$7,500 and Rising: Bitcoin Price Looks Ready to Challenge Records

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 08. 13:45

$7,500 and Rising: Bitcoin Price Looks Ready to Challenge Records Having refused to succumb to bearish technical pressures yesterday, the world's largest cryptocurrency moved back above $7,500 this morning.

Bitcoin's Bogeyman Cometh: Why Segwit2x Is a 51% Attack

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 08. 03:30

Bitcoin's Bogeyman Cometh: Why Segwit2x Is a 51% Attack Bitcoin startups must have the tech's best interests in mind? Entrepreneur Edan Yago argues that in the case of Segwit2x, this has proven untrue.

Short-Lived Rebound? Bitcoin Struggles to Retake $7,200

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 07. 14:30

Short-Lived Rebound? Bitcoin Struggles to Retake $7,200 Bitcoin prices dropped to a four-day low below $6,950 yesterday before regaining some poise. So has the pullback run out of steam?

A More Equitable ICO? Why Blockstack Said No to a Token Pre-Sale

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 07. 12:00

A More Equitable ICO? Why Blockstack Said No to a Token Pre-Sale Disappointed in the way ICOs are often handled, and needing wide distribution, Blockstack has dropped the pre-sale for its upcoming token launch.

How to Stop Worrying and Love the Fork

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 07. 10:00

How to Stop Worrying and Love the Fork It's going to be a stressful month for bitcoin, but in the big picture, breakups can be healthy for the ecosystem – and possibly for society.

Ethereum Classic Snaps Slump as Price Hits Eight-Week High

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 06. 16:30

Ethereum Classic Snaps Slump as Price Hits Eight-Week High Ethereum classic rose to eight-week high today, thanks in part to keen trading on South Korean exchanges.

Bitcoin Price Fades After Spike to New Record High

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 06. 15:00

Bitcoin Price Fades After Spike to New Record High Following yet another record high at the weekend, bitcoin is trading on the back foot today.

Price of Success? Bitcoin Faces New Pressure in a Multi-Coin World

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 06. 12:00

Price of Success? Bitcoin Faces New Pressure in a Multi-Coin World Day two of a popular bitcoin developer conference saw evidence the technical community is perhaps being challenged by larger changes in blockchain.

Why Segwit2x Is Doomed to Fail

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 06. 06:00

Why Segwit2x Is Doomed to Fail Developer Ariel Deschapell argues that the Segwit2x bitcoin fork is a broken attempt to change bitcoin, and that it's destined to fail.

Hold the Fork: No 2x But Everything Else Goes at Scaling Bitcoin Event

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 05. 18:00

Hold the Fork: No 2x But Everything Else Goes at Scaling Bitcoin Event Day one of Scaling Bitcoin 2017 presented a change of pace for an event that grew out of the network's technical contention.

Vatican Address to Highlight Bitcoin Use in Slave Trade

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 05. 07:30

Vatican Address to Highlight Bitcoin Use in Slave Trade The Vatican is soon to host an address on how bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are being used in the modern-day slave trade. To be held today at the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences (PASS) in the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church, the talk by Bank of Montreal senior manager Joseph Mari is to provide […]

Vatican Address to Highlight Bitcoin Use in Human Slave Trade

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 05. 07:30

Vatican Address to Highlight Bitcoin Use in Human Slave Trade The Vatican is soon to host an address on how bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are being used in the modern-day slave trade. To be held today at the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences (PASS) in the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church, the talk by Bank of Montreal senior manager Joseph Mari is to provide […]

Zk-Snarks Everywhere: Ethereum Privacy Tech Hits Tipping Point

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 04. 15:10

Zk-Snarks Everywhere: Ethereum Privacy Tech Hits Tipping Point New advances in cryptography are propelling privacy on ethereum forward, as evidenced by talks and panels at the project's Devcon conference this week.

Trust No One: Ethereum Smart Contract Security Is Advancing

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 03. 22:00

Trust No One: Ethereum Smart Contract Security Is Advancing Security is a concern for ethereum as it continues to grow, and many think the best way to stay ahead is to always be on guard.

Bitcoin Price: First Signs of a Tired Bull?

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 03. 16:01

Bitcoin Price: First Signs of a Tired Bull? The bitcoin bull market may be reaching a point of exhaustion, according to price action analysis.

Ripple Price Outlook Positive on Korean Volume, Analyst Prediction

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 03. 14:30

Ripple Price Outlook Positive on Korean Volume, Analyst Prediction Ripple's XRP cryptocurrency has gained 10 percent in the last 24 hours amid keen Asian trading and bullish price predictions.

How Blockchains Will Turn Supply Chains Into Demand Chains

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 03. 13:00

How Blockchains Will Turn Supply Chains Into Demand Chains The value blockchains offer to supply-chain management will come once other technologies, such as 3D printing, disrupt global manufacturing networks.

Short-Term Top? Bitcoin Price Seeks Direction on Choppy Charts

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 02. 15:01

Short-Term Top? Bitcoin Price Seeks Direction on Choppy Charts With extreme volatility evident in bitcoin's price this morning, what lies ahead for the cryptocurrency? Analysis suggests caution is advised.

Free Market Forks? Bitcoin Startups Love the Idea But Brace for Reality

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 02. 11:00

Free Market Forks? Bitcoin Startups Love the Idea But Brace for Reality Bitcoin startups that were once sold on Segwit2x are preparing for a split, signaling that the market should decide how the hard fork plays out.

'A Modest Proposal': Vitalik Unveils Multi-Year Vision for Ethereum

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 02. 03:00

'A Modest Proposal': Vitalik Unveils Multi-Year Vision for Ethereum The 23-year-old creator of the world's second most valuable blockchain outlined a new vision for the network at a conference on Wednesday.

Split or No Split? Bitcoin Miners See No Certainty in Segwit2x Fork

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 01. 19:00

Split or No Split? Bitcoin Miners See No Certainty in Segwit2x Fork CoinDesk continues its Segwit2x feature series with a look at how miners view the proposal and the open questions left regarding their support.

Bright Futures: Bitcoin Climbs on CME News, But Is $7,000 in Sight?

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 01. 15:25

Bright Futures: Bitcoin Climbs on CME News, But Is $7,000 in Sight? Bitcoin has once again smashed expectations with a continued climb to new price records, and the technical analysis suggests it isn't done yet.

Bitcoin Cash Outlook Improves as Traders Greet New Code Release

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 01. 13:20

Bitcoin Cash Outlook Improves as Traders Greet New Code Release Amid news of technical changes to its blockchain, bitcoin cash has continued to rally, reaching a four-day high of $505.90 today.

ZoKrates Seeks to Bring Best of Zcash to Ethereum with Devcon Debut

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 01. 11:15

ZoKrates Seeks to Bring Best of Zcash to Ethereum with Devcon Debut A new programming language, debuted at Devcon Tuesday, promises to boost levels of privacy to the ethereum blockchain.

Bitcoin 'Battle'? Core Developers Apathetic as Segwit2x Fork Approaches

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 01. 11:15

Bitcoin 'Battle'? Core Developers Apathetic as Segwit2x Fork Approaches Bitcoin developers, once outraged by the Segwit2x hard fork, are now indifferent, believing it stands no chance of replacing bitcoin.

Understanding Segwit2x: Why Bitcoin's Next Fork Might Not Mean Free Money

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 01. 05:00

Understanding Segwit2x: Why Bitcoin's Next Fork Might Not Mean Free Money CoinDesk offers a high-level overview of the coming Segwit2x fork, how it differs from the hard forks before it and what it might mean for bitcoin.

Privacy and Scalability? ZoKrates Devcon Announcement Brings Both to Ethereum

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 01. 01:37

Privacy and Scalability? ZoKrates Devcon Announcement Brings Both to Ethereum Released today, ZoKrates could be the privacy toolkit ethereum developers have been waiting for.

Vertcoin Clocks Record High Ahead of Reward Reduction

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 31. 17:00

Vertcoin Clocks Record High Ahead of Reward Reduction The lesser-known cryptocurrency vertcoin is trading at a record high – and upcoming changes to its underlying economics may hint at why.

Last Laugh? Dilbert Creator Scott Adams Talks Plans for Token Launch

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 31. 14:30

Last Laugh? Dilbert Creator Scott Adams Talks Plans for Token Launch Now we know why Dilbert comics have been poking fun at blockchain mania – creator Scott Adams has been right in the middle of it.

Bitcoin Cash Rally Stalls as Traders Price in Possible Fork

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 31. 13:30

Bitcoin Cash Rally Stalls as Traders Price in Possible Fork The price of the bitcoin cash cryptocurrency is responding to news of a coming techncial shift – and the initial results don't seem positive.

Devcon3 Preview: 6 Talks to Watch At Ethereum's Developer Summit

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 31. 05:00

Devcon3 Preview: 6 Talks to Watch At Ethereum's Developer Summit Can't make it to ethereum's annual Devcon summit? Catch the livestream and tune in for CoinDesk six talks to watch.

The Last Hurdle: Liquidity Alliance Closes in on Distributed Ledger Launch

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 30. 13:45

The Last Hurdle: Liquidity Alliance Closes in on Distributed Ledger Launch A group of central securities depositories is ready to launch a blockchain, but there's still one last hurdle: a regulatory green light.

Making Noise: Bitcoin Price Could Push Higher as Global Volumes Grow

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 30. 13:05

Making Noise: Bitcoin Price Could Push Higher as Global Volumes Grow Bitcoin's rally is showing no signs of abating after prices surged to record levels over the weekend.

Making Noise: Bitcoin Price Looks Higher as Global Volumes Grow

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 30. 13:05

Making Noise: Bitcoin Price Looks Higher as Global Volumes Grow Bitcoin's rally is showing no signs of abating after prices surged to record levels over the weekend.

Proving Ground? Ethereum Gears Up for Show of Force at Devcon Event

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 30. 09:45

Proving Ground? Ethereum Gears Up for Show of Force at Devcon Event With hurdles still to overcome, ethereum is out to prove itself at its annual developer event Devcon3, which kicks off next Wednesday.

Show of Force: Ethereum Gears Up for Devcon3 Developer Conference

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 30. 09:45

Show of Force: Ethereum Gears Up for Devcon3 Developer Conference With hurdles still to overcome, ethereum is out to prove itself at its annual developer event Devcon3, which kicks off next Wednesday.

BTC to DLT: Why Aren't Banks Giving Blockchain Startups Accounts?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 30. 05:00

BTC to DLT: Why Aren't Banks Giving Blockchain Startups Accounts? A recent report by the FCA recognized that cryptocurrency startups have a hard time getting bank accounts. CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson looks at why.

The Basics on FACTS: A New Model for Compliant ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 29. 16:04

The Basics on FACTS: A New Model for Compliant ICOs Must ICOs choose between a non-compliant utility token or a complaint security token that doesn’t work in commerce? Jaron Lukasiewicz proposes a fix.

Desperately Seeking Devs: How to Fill Bitcoin's Talent Shortage

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 28. 15:00

Desperately Seeking Devs: How to Fill Bitcoin's Talent Shortage Jimmy Song explains why there's a shortage of developers in the bitcoin community, why that's a problem and how the industry is addressing it.

Worse Than Tulips? Enduring Misconceptions About Crypto Assets

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 28. 02:12

Worse Than Tulips? Enduring Misconceptions About Crypto Assets The authors of a new book explain what mainstream financial pundits still don't grasp about this space – even if the markets are starting to get it.

Worse Than Tulip Mania? Common Misconceptions About Crypto Assets

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 28. 02:12

Worse Than Tulip Mania? Common Misconceptions About Crypto Assets The authors of a new book explain what mainstream financial pundits still don't grasp about this space – even if the markets are starting to get it.

Can Blockchain Save Us from the Internet's Original Sin?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 27. 15:00

Can Blockchain Save Us from the Internet's Original Sin? The digital behemoths – Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple – have too much power over our digital lives. Can blockchain help us take back control?

Bull Exhaustion? Bitcoin Price Halts Advance Ahead of $6,000

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 27. 13:45

Bull Exhaustion? Bitcoin Price Halts Advance Ahead of $6,000 Bitcoin prices have taken a downturn after the psychological hurdle of $6,000 proved a tough nut to crack.

D3 Unveiled: Russian Depository Seeks Big Money Investors for Crypto Tokens

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 27. 12:00

D3 Unveiled: Russian Depository Seeks Big Money Investors for Crypto Tokens Russia's National Settlement Depository has revealed new details about its planned blockchain-based cryptocurrency depository.

D3 Unveiled: Russian Platform Would Turn Legacy CSDs into Crypto Custodians

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 27. 12:00

D3 Unveiled: Russian Platform Would Turn Legacy CSDs into Crypto Custodians Execs at Russia's National Settlement Depository have revealed new details about a planned blockchain-based cryptocurrency depository platform.

Tokenized Tor? A16z, DFJ and More Back Private Internet Project Orchid

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 26. 15:00

Tokenized Tor? A16z, DFJ and More Back Private Internet Project Orchid Orchid Labs has attracted big investors to its vision of a more private internet, revealing millions already raised in a private token sale.

Highs on the Radar? Bitcoin Retakes $5,800 as Prices Edge Up

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 26. 14:20

Highs on the Radar? Bitcoin Retakes $5,800 as Prices Edge Up Bitcoin prices are edging up on Thursday, though a look at the charts suggests a bigger move might be possible.

What's the Price of Bitcoin Gold? Crypto Traders Still Aren't Sure

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 26. 04:31

What's the Price of Bitcoin Gold? Crypto Traders Still Aren't Sure Bitcoin gold's price has volatile day as crypto investors attempt to find a stable price for the coin that's yet to be released publicly.

Room for More? Bitcoin Cash Defends Price Amid Competition

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 25. 17:30

Room for More? Bitcoin Cash Defends Price Amid Competition The markets appear to be showing appetite for multiple forked versions of bitcoin, or so the bitcoin cash price would suggest.

Room for More? Bitcoin Cash Defends $300 Amid Competition

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 25. 17:30

Room for More? Bitcoin Cash Defends $300 Amid Competition The markets appear to be showing appetite for multiple forked versions of bitcoin, or so the bitcoin cash price would suggest.

Back Above $5,500: Bitcoin Shrugs Off Fork with Price Rebound

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 25. 14:30

Back Above $5,500: Bitcoin Shrugs Off Fork with Price Rebound The price of bitcoin is trending up after a fork yesterday – but where is it headed?

SPECTRE Creators Seek VC Backing for Blockchain-Free Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 25. 14:00

SPECTRE Creators Seek VC Backing for Blockchain-Free Cryptocurrency A veteran researcher behind two influential papers in the emerging field of crypto-economics is gearing up to launch a new cryptocurrency.

Making Boring Sexy: NSD Sees Booming Interest for Blockchain Bonds

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 25. 12:00

Making Boring Sexy: NSD Sees Booming Interest for Blockchain Bonds Russia's National Security Depository is seeing an unexpected benefit of blockchain that could turn into a new source of revenue: publicity.

Making 'Boring' Bonds Sexy: NSD Attracts Interest with Hyperledger Test

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 25. 12:00

Making 'Boring' Bonds Sexy: NSD Attracts Interest with Hyperledger Test Russia's National Security Depository is seeing an unexpected benefit of blockchain that could turn into a new source of revenue: publicity.

Perks of a Follower? HKEX Seeks Second-Mover Advantage on Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 24. 12:00

Perks of a Follower? HKEX Seeks Second-Mover Advantage on Blockchain The Hong Kong Stock Exchange is comfortable watching and learning from the sidelines while other securities' exchanges adopt blockchain.

Bitcoin Gold: What to Know About the Blockchain's Next Split

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 24. 00:20

Bitcoin Gold: What to Know About the Blockchain's Next Split What is bitcoin gold? A new cryptocurrency project expects to launch today. Here's what it is and why it matters.

Ether Price Hits One-Month Low Below $280

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 23. 20:00

Ether Price Hits One-Month Low Below $280 The price of ether hit its lowest point in one month on Monday, falling to $275 despite strong gains observed elsewhere in the cryptocurrency market.

Foxconn Backs $16 Million Series B for Bitcoin Startup Abra

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 23. 15:00

Foxconn Backs $16 Million Series B for Bitcoin Startup Abra Abra founder Bill Barhydt now envisions that bitcoin micropayments and smart contracts, combined with IoT, can underpin a new type of consumer credit.

Blockchain for Inclusion? Gates Foundation Strikes Tepid Tone at Money2020

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 23. 14:30

Blockchain for Inclusion? Gates Foundation Strikes Tepid Tone at Money2020 While it sees potential for distributed ledgers in supporting its mission, the Gates Foundation also notes limitations to the technology.

Prepping for a Pullback? Bitcoin Price Drops Below $6,000

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 23. 13:45

Prepping for a Pullback? Bitcoin Price Drops Below $6,000 Bitcoin prices are trending down, but is this the sign of a developing trend?

Thinking Big? Bank Blockchains Will Advance By Doing Everything But

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 23. 10:00

Thinking Big? Bank Blockchains Will Advance By Doing Everything But Recently announced bank blockchain projects may be modest in scope, but they are beginning to paint a much larger picture.

Thinking Big? Bank Blockchains Will Advance By Doing Anything But

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 23. 10:00

Thinking Big? Bank Blockchains Will Advance By Doing Anything But Recently announced bank blockchain projects may be modest in scope, but they are beginning to paint a much larger picture.

To the Moon – Or Bust? Questions to Ask When Evaluating ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 22. 13:30

To the Moon – Or Bust? Questions to Ask When Evaluating ICOs Bruce Fenton offers a much needed uniform set of criteria by which investors can analyze ICOs and cryptocurrencies.

National Economics, Gambling and Cryptocurrency: A Perfect Storm?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 21. 13:40

National Economics, Gambling and Cryptocurrency: A Perfect Storm? Two small islands are showing us how blockchain-friendly legislation can help encourage development that could affect the whole industry.

Macroeconomics, Gambling and Crypto: A Perfect Storm?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 21. 13:40

Macroeconomics, Gambling and Crypto: A Perfect Storm? Two small islands are showing us how blockchain-friendly legislation can help encourage development that could affect the whole industry.

Money at Risk? Mobile Wallets Become New Battleground in Bitcoin Fork Debate

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 21. 10:15

Money at Risk? Mobile Wallets Become New Battleground in Bitcoin Fork Debate As bitcoin heads toward a controversial fork this November, debate is breaking out about how wallet users – and their money – might be impacted.

Money at Risk? Mobile Wallets Become Battleground in Bitcoin Fork Debate

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 21. 10:15

Money at Risk? Mobile Wallets Become Battleground in Bitcoin Fork Debate As bitcoin heads toward a controversial fork this November, debate is breaking out about how wallet users – and their money – might be impacted.

Bitcoin Breather? Higher Price Push Still Possible on Search Demand

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 20. 20:30

Bitcoin Breather? Higher Price Push Still Possible on Search Demand The price of bitcoin continues to climb, and if price charts are any indication, there could be clear skies ahead.

Every Asset Ever: Circle Pulls 'Trigger' on Investment Product Pipeline

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 20. 15:00

Every Asset Ever: Circle Pulls 'Trigger' on Investment Product Pipeline Circle is seeking to expand, and this time it's made a key acquisition to further its interests in applying cryptocurrencies to mainstream investing.

Ether Prices Hold Above $300 as Fork Fears Fade

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 20. 14:30

Ether Prices Hold Above $300 as Fork Fears Fade The price of ether continues to hold steady despite linger uncertainty surrounding a recent software upgrade.

DTCC Milestone: $11 Trillion in Derivatives Gets Closer to the Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 20. 13:00

DTCC Milestone: $11 Trillion in Derivatives Gets Closer to the Blockchain Working through the issues of using ethereum's smart contract language, DTCC and Axoni move $11 trillion worth of derivatives closer to blockchain.

Microsoft CEO Challenges Swift: Build 'Useful' Blockchain Applications

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 20. 10:00

Microsoft CEO Challenges Swift: Build 'Useful' Blockchain Applications The CEO of Microsoft believes blockchain can have "massive implications," a comment that helped close Swift's annual Sibos conference this year.

Is Blockchain Worth the Trouble? Blythe Masters (and More) Say Yes at Sibos

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 19. 22:24

Is Blockchain Worth the Trouble? Blythe Masters (and More) Say Yes at Sibos During Sibos, DAHs Blythe Masters, said while blockchain solutions can be expensive, they're worth the cost for mitigating security holes.

Cautiously Bullish? $6,000 in Play as Bitcoin Price Stages Sharp Recovery

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 19. 14:30

Cautiously Bullish? $6,000 in Play as Bitcoin Price Stages Sharp Recovery The price of bitcoin is roaring once again today, rising over $500 on a strong recovery from yesterday's lows.

Odd Bedfellows? Blockchain Developers Can Learn to Love the World Bank

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 19. 14:00

Odd Bedfellows? Blockchain Developers Can Learn to Love the World Bank Multilateral organizations have more in common with the crypto community than you might think, Michael J. Casey argues.

Blockchain of the Vanities? Sibos, Swell and Stellar Troll in Toronto

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 19. 12:00

Blockchain of the Vanities? Sibos, Swell and Stellar Troll in Toronto No one won the game of trolls, but competition between Swift, Ripple and Stellar is still fierce, even though it might be too early for fists.

Blockchain Forks Are All the Rage, But Will They Ever Be Safe?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 19. 10:00

Blockchain Forks Are All the Rage, But Will They Ever Be Safe? More and more blockchains may be forking, but developers still don't think they've quite found the best way to execute the upgrade.

Blockchain Forks Are All the Rage, But Can They Ever Be Safe?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 19. 10:00

Blockchain Forks Are All the Rage, But Can They Ever Be Safe? More and more blockchains may be forking, but developers still don't think they've quite found the best way to execute the upgrade.

In 'Search' of a Swell? XRP Prices Rise and Fall Amid Ripple Event

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 18. 18:55

In 'Search' of a Swell? XRP Prices Rise and Fall Amid Ripple Event A conference held by distributed ledger startup Ripple appears to have had a positive impact on the price of its cryptocurrency.

Healthy Pullback? Bitcoin Price Dips Back Below $5,300

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 18. 15:30

Healthy Pullback? Bitcoin Price Dips Back Below $5,300 The price of bitcoin is down today, as overbought indicators seem to have yielded a notable correction away from recent highs.

Update Complete? No, Ethereum's New Software Isn't Stable Just Yet

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 18. 14:59

Update Complete? No, Ethereum's New Software Isn't Stable Just Yet Days after the ethereum blockchain underwent a system-wide upgrade, developers have still yet to confirm the software is fully stable.

Upgrade Complete? Ethereum's New Software Isn't Quite Stable Yet

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 18. 14:59

Upgrade Complete? Ethereum's New Software Isn't Quite Stable Yet Days after the ethereum blockchain underwent a system-wide upgrade, developers have still yet to confirm the software is fully stable.

What Comes After the Cryptocurrency Bubble?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 18. 10:00

What Comes After the Cryptocurrency Bubble? Blockchain’s future is bright, just maybe a little less glamorous without the get-rich-quick investment aspect, writes Joe Pindar of Gemalto.

What Comes After the Crypto Bubble?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 18. 10:00

What Comes After the Crypto Bubble? Blockchain’s future is bright, just maybe a little less glamorous without the get-rich-quick investment aspect, writes Joe Pindar of Gemalto.

Web Creator Tim Berners-Lee: Blockchain Builders Should Beware Misuse

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 17. 20:40

Web Creator Tim Berners-Lee: Blockchain Builders Should Beware Misuse Sir Tim Berners-Lee encouraged the blockchain space to think about the unintended consequences of its actions in a talk at Ripple's Swell conference.

Downplaying 'Digital Assets': Blockchain Reigns at Ripple's Swell Event

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 17. 13:30

Downplaying 'Digital Assets': Blockchain Reigns at Ripple's Swell Event An upstart financial conference yesterday saw discussion of digital assets – though so-called "unregulated" cryptocurrencies were the butt of barbs.

Pump or Progress? Bitcoin Cash Nears $400 on Korea Trading Surge

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 17. 13:07

Pump or Progress? Bitcoin Cash Nears $400 on Korea Trading Surge Bitcoin cash saw a big boost today, spurred like many recent rallies by strong volumes from South Korea's local exchanges.

The New Classic? Protesters Are Already Plotting Alternative Ethereums

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 17. 10:00

The New Classic? Protesters Are Already Plotting Alternative Ethereums An Ethereum hard fork wouldn't be complete without a protest movement or two. But what do the latest rebels want?

Not So Swell? Sibos Highlights Swift's Strained Relationship With Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 17. 00:10

Not So Swell? Sibos Highlights Swift's Strained Relationship With Blockchain Day of the Swift's annual Sibos conference found the interbank messaging platform under pressure from the rising tide of cryptocurrencies. It's response? Dismissiveness and snark.

Sibos Highlights Swift's Complicated Relationship With Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 17. 00:10

Sibos Highlights Swift's Complicated Relationship With Blockchain Day one of Swift's annual Sibos conference found the interbank messaging platform under pressure from the rising tide of cryptocurrencies.

Bulls Take Breather? Bitcoin Slows as Price Struggles to Breach $6,000

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 16. 17:30

Bulls Take Breather? Bitcoin Slows as Price Struggles to Breach $6,000 The price of bitcoin neared $6,000 last week, but charts suggest little evidence a big push across that threshold will be forthcoming.

Obvious Bubble? SEC Committee Lashes Out at Bitcoin and ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 16. 12:00

Obvious Bubble? SEC Committee Lashes Out at Bitcoin and ICOs Mainstream institutional investors had some harsh critiques for the cryptocurrency and ICO token community at a recent SEC committee meeting.

IBM's Stellar Move: Tech Giant Uses Cryptocurrency in Cross-Border Payments

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 16. 06:01

IBM's Stellar Move: Tech Giant Uses Cryptocurrency in Cross-Border Payments IBM has been settling real cross-border payments in the South Pacific on a blockchain using Stellar's Lumen cryptocurrency.

Hours to Go: How to Watch Ethereum's Fork as It Happens

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 15. 14:31

Hours to Go: How to Watch Ethereum's Fork as It Happens Hard forks have become a kind of spectator sport in the cryptocurrency community. Here's how to watch the latest: ethereum's Byzantium upgrade.

Collaboration FTW: How Blockchain Came So Far, So Fast

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 15. 13:00

Collaboration FTW: How Blockchain Came So Far, So Fast Without further cooperation, DLT risks ultimately recreating the many silos and disjointed systems that already exist, warns an executive at the DTCC.

Logical or Not, Bitcoin's Coming Fork Is Boosting Its Price

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 14. 11:00

Logical or Not, Bitcoin's Coming Fork Is Boosting Its Price Bitcoin is trading at an all-time high, and with another contentious hard fork coming, the reasons why have experts wondering.

Basecoin Revealed: A16z, MetaStable Seek Crypto Holy Grail With Stable Token

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 13. 19:45

Basecoin Revealed: A16z, MetaStable Seek Crypto Holy Grail With Stable Token A high-profile group of investors are backing an unknown startup's token sale, in an effort to evolve the "stablecoin" concept.

What Hard Fork? Ether's Price Is Climbing Ahead of Tech Upgrade

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 13. 16:00

What Hard Fork? Ether's Price Is Climbing Ahead of Tech Upgrade Ether prices are up 11 percent so far today, indicating increasing market confidence that ethereum may sail through its next big upgrade.

Bitcoin's Price Keeps Rising, But Is $6,000 in Reach?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 13. 13:30

Bitcoin's Price Keeps Rising, But Is $6,000 in Reach? Bitcoin hit a new record high of $5,856 this morning, but the question everyone will be asking is, can the rally continue?

No Token Response: UNICEF Is Open to Doing Its Own ICO

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 13. 13:00

No Token Response: UNICEF Is Open to Doing Its Own ICO A UNICEF ICO? The idea doesn't seem so far-fetched to those working at the United Nations programme, despite their humanitarian mandate.

History Repeated? Confidence High Ethereum Will Avoid Blockchain Split

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 13. 12:00

History Repeated? Confidence High Ethereum Will Avoid Blockchain Split About three days before the Byzantium hard fork, developers are by and large optimistic, even though small protest movements continue.

No 'Token' Response: UNICEF Is Open to Launching Its Own ICO

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 13. 10:17

No 'Token' Response: UNICEF Is Open to Launching Its Own ICO A UNICEF ICO? The idea doesn't seem so far-fetched to those working at the United Nations programme, despite their humanitarian mandate.

It's Unanimous: Swift Blockchain Success Sets Stage for Sibos

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 13. 10:00

It's Unanimous: Swift Blockchain Success Sets Stage for Sibos Swift declares its blockchain proof-of-concept a success, but in the build up to its biggest annual event, implementation is far from certain.

Swift Blockchain Success Sets Stage for Sibos

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 13. 10:00

Swift Blockchain Success Sets Stage for Sibos Swift declares its blockchain proof-of-concept a success, but in the build up to its biggest annual event, implementation is far from certain.

Rally Restored? Bitcoin Is Up 75 Percent from 30-Day Lows

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 12. 17:15

Rally Restored? Bitcoin Is Up 75 Percent from 30-Day Lows The price of bitcoin is back above $5,000 – but while this is a slight month-over-month gain, the delta in that time may be one worth analyzing.

Why HODLing Is Hobbling Bitcoin's Prospects as a Common Currency

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 12. 15:00

Why HODLing Is Hobbling Bitcoin's Prospects as a Common Currency Bitcoin’s appeal as an investment could diminish its effectiveness as a currency, and alternative models should be tested, writes Michael Casey.

$5,160: Bitcoin Buoyant as Price Sets New All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 12. 13:00

$5,160: Bitcoin Buoyant as Price Sets New All-Time High Bitcoin is has reached a new all-time high today, with prices hitting a record $5,161.

$5,200: Bitcoin Buoyant as Price Sets New All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 12. 13:00

$5,200: Bitcoin Buoyant as Price Sets New All-Time High Bitcoin is has reached a new all-time high today, with prices hitting a record $5,161.

US State Department Seeks Blockchain Boost Amid $10 Billion Reboot

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 12. 12:00

US State Department Seeks Blockchain Boost Amid $10 Billion Reboot Could blockchain underpin a U.S. State Department overhaul? Members of the department and blockchain startups are encouraged after a recent forum.

Just SegWit? Bitcoin Core Is Already Working on a New Scaling Upgrade

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 12. 10:00

Just SegWit? Bitcoin Core Is Already Working on a New Scaling Upgrade Bitcoin developers are making progress on Schnorr, a function for aggregating signatures and in turn, a way to increase the capacity of the network.

The Byzantium Countdown: What's Left Before Ethereum's Next Fork?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 11. 20:00

The Byzantium Countdown: What's Left Before Ethereum's Next Fork? With only days remaining before ethereum's next hard fork, CoinDesk outlines how stakeholders are moving forward to prepare.

Nearing Bottom? Litecoin Prices Consolidating After Rough September

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 11. 18:00

Nearing Bottom? Litecoin Prices Consolidating After Rough September September was a tough month for litecoin's price, but recent developments suggest that a floor may be forming in the market.

Still Alive: NY Judge Delays Decision in Fight Against BitLicense

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 11. 14:30

Still Alive: NY Judge Delays Decision in Fight Against BitLicense One New Yorker's fight against state's BitLicense just had a good day in court, with the judge pushing her final decision to next year.

Bitcoin Stumbles Near New High But $5k Still in Play

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 11. 13:30

Bitcoin Stumbles Near New High But $5k Still in Play Bitcoin bears may have had the upper hand in their fight with the bulls on Tuesday, but the cryptocurrency is still on the hunt for $5,000 levels.

Ethereum First: Investment Product Opens for Trading on Nasdaq Exchange

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 11. 12:45

Ethereum First: Investment Product Opens for Trading on Nasdaq Exchange A first-of-its-kind investment product focused on the cryptocurrency ether is set to make its debut on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange.

Back Above $300: Is Ether Building Momentum?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 10. 17:35

Back Above $300: Is Ether Building Momentum? The ether-US dollar exchange may be primed for a move a week before ethereum's upcoming Byzantium hard fork.

No Nuclear: Japan's Biggest Utility Turns to Blockchain in Power Pivot

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 10. 15:00

No Nuclear: Japan's Biggest Utility Turns to Blockchain in Power Pivot Inside Japan's largest energy firm, one man is looking to blockchain to decrease the country's reliance on nuclear – and prevent another disaster.

No More Nuclear: Japan's Biggest Utility Turns to Blockchain in Power Pivot

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 10. 15:00

No More Nuclear: Japan's Biggest Utility Turns to Blockchain in Power Pivot Inside Japan's largest energy firm, one man is looking to blockchain to decrease the country's reliance on nuclear – and prevent another disaster.

$5,000 in Reach? Bitcoin Falls Back After Hitting 5-Week High

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 10. 13:35

$5,000 in Reach? Bitcoin Falls Back After Hitting 5-Week High The price of bitcoin surged yesterday – but is it ready to take these gains higher? Chart analysis suggests $5,000 could be within reach.

On the Rebound? Ripple's XRP Price Jumps to 7-Week High

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 09. 16:00

On the Rebound? Ripple's XRP Price Jumps to 7-Week High Ripple's native cryptocurrency XRP surprised observers with a jump to a near seven-week high of $0.28 yesterday.

Ripple Rebound? XRP Price Jumps to 7-Week High

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 09. 16:00

Ripple Rebound? XRP Price Jumps to 7-Week High Ripple's native cryptocurrency XRP surprised observers with a jump to a near seven-week high of $0.28 yesterday.

Transparent ICOs? Blockchain Projects Prove Value with New Accounting Tech

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 09. 15:00

Transparent ICOs? Blockchain Projects Prove Value with New Accounting Tech Blockchain startup Balanc3 is launching a new accounting platform for ICOs, one aimed to give both issuers and investors more peace of mind.

BitPay Is Growing? Startup Suspicions Are Fueling Bitcoin's Fork Debate

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 09. 13:00

BitPay Is Growing? Startup Suspicions Are Fueling Bitcoin's Fork Debate Should bitcoin's technology change to accommodate merchant users? New data from one of the network's biggest startups is fueling the debate.

BitPay Is Growing? How Startup Suspicions Are Fueling Bitcoin's Fork Debate

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 09. 13:00

BitPay Is Growing? How Startup Suspicions Are Fueling Bitcoin's Fork Debate Should bitcoin's technology change to accommodate merchant users? New data from one of the network's biggest startups is fueling the debate.

Rumor or Not: Goldman Trading Would Change Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 09. 10:00

Rumor or Not: Goldman Trading Would Change Bitcoin If Goldman Sachs does launch a bitcoin trading desk, as rumors hint it might, the impact will be felt further afield than the bottom line.

Better Off Abroad? Blockchain Health Firms Are Gaining Ground Outside the US

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 08. 13:10

Better Off Abroad? Blockchain Health Firms Are Gaining Ground Outside the US The convoluted and heavily regulated U.S. healthcare system is sending blockchain startups packing, with the hopes of demonstating their tech abroad.

Better Off Abroad? Blockchain Health Firms Gain Ground Outside the US

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 08. 13:10

Better Off Abroad? Blockchain Health Firms Gain Ground Outside the US The convoluted and heavily regulated U.S. healthcare system is sending blockchain startups packing, with the hopes of demonstating their tech abroad.

Bitcoin Meets Netflix? Laolu Is Building a Lightning-Powered App for That

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 07. 10:00

Bitcoin Meets Netflix? Laolu Is Building a Lightning-Powered App for That The Lightning Network isn't yet live on bitcoin, but that doesn't mean developers aren't theorizing the kinds of ambitious apps that it could enable.

Is Ripple's Rally Over? XRP Price Runs Into Roadblock

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 06. 17:00

Is Ripple's Rally Over? XRP Price Runs Into Roadblock After seeing a strong rally yesterday, the price of Ripple's XRP cryptocurrency is showing signs buyer demand may be tapped.

Two Hurdles? Bitcoin Price Faces Resistance In Bid to Top $4,500

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 06. 15:00

Two Hurdles? Bitcoin Price Faces Resistance In Bid to Top $4,500 The price of bitcoin is edging up today, but it faces hurdles before it can rise to challenge its recently set all-time highs.

Two Hurdles? Bitcoin Faces Resistance Ahead of $4,500

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 06. 15:00

Two Hurdles? Bitcoin Faces Resistance Ahead of $4,500 The price of bitcoin is edging up today, but it faces hurdles before it can rise to challenge its recently set all-time highs.

ICO Central: Why Switzerland Will Remain Crypto Valley

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 06. 13:00

ICO Central: Why Switzerland Will Remain Crypto Valley Switzerland is poised to remain a hotbed of ICO activity, despite regulatory actions. But it should not try to be the only hub, writes Ian Simpson.

Calm Before the Fork? Segwit2x Goes Silent as Bitcoin Spilt Looms

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 06. 10:01

Calm Before the Fork? Segwit2x Goes Silent as Bitcoin Spilt Looms With a lull in activity, what's really going on under the Segwit2x hood? According to many developers, now is the calm before the storm.

Calm Before the Fork? Segwit2x Goes Silent as Bitcoin Split Looms

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 06. 10:01

Calm Before the Fork? Segwit2x Goes Silent as Bitcoin Split Looms With a lull in activity, what's really going on under the Segwit2x hood? According to many developers, now is the calm before the storm.

Losing Steam? Dash Price Rallies Over $300 But Upside in Doubt

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 05. 18:30

Losing Steam? Dash Price Rallies Over $300 But Upside in Doubt The price of dash is trading above $300 again, but a look on the charts suggests bidding at higher prices could prove light.

Above $4,300: Bitcoin Is Up, But Is It Out of the Woods?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 05. 15:12

Above $4,300: Bitcoin Is Up, But Is It Out of the Woods? Bitcoin is showing signs its price is on the up, but analysis suggests there are more hurdles on the charts before it can push to new highs.

Fight for Your Right: Universal Music Veteran Launches Ethereum IP Platform

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 05. 14:01

Fight for Your Right: Universal Music Veteran Launches Ethereum IP Platform A newly funded startup called Blokur aims to use the ethereum blockchain to better manage rights within the music industry.

Money on Mougayar? Business Blockchain Author Launches Cryptocurrency Fund

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 05. 10:00

Money on Mougayar? Business Blockchain Author Launches Cryptocurrency Fund Author William Mougayar has launched a new cryptocurrency index fund that enables investors to buy exposure to a fund of handpicked assets.

Money on Mougayar? Business Blockchain Author Launches Crypto Fund

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 05. 10:00

Money on Mougayar? Business Blockchain Author Launches Crypto Fund Author William Mougayar has launched a new cryptocurrency index fund that enables investors to buy exposure to a fund of handpicked assets.

Ripple Price Consolidates, But Could It 'Swell' Higher?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 04. 17:15

Ripple Price Consolidates, But Could It 'Swell' Higher? Price action and historical analysis suggests brighter days ahead for the XRP/USD exchange rate.

Where SAFT Falls Short

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 04. 13:01

Where SAFT Falls Short Limiting ICOs to accredited investors almost feels like a retreat from the goal of democratizing capital markets, columnist Michael J. Casey writes.

When Not If? Banks Strike Optimistic Tone on Blockchain Impact

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 04. 12:00

When Not If? Banks Strike Optimistic Tone on Blockchain Impact A conference in Dublin yesterday united representatives of major financial firms and regulators in discussions over blockchain's way forward.

$100 Ahead? Monero Price Holding Strong Above Key Support Level

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 03. 20:00

$100 Ahead? Monero Price Holding Strong Above Key Support Level The price of monero's cryptocurrency could be poised for movement as traders are building support at a key retracement level.

Golden Crossover: Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Ready for Bump

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 03. 16:00

Golden Crossover: Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Ready for Bump The weekend rally in bitcoin's price may have come to a halt at $4,470 on Monday, but bullish signals hint at further gains.

Golden Crossover: Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Readying for Bump

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 03. 16:00

Golden Crossover: Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Readying for Bump The weekend rally in bitcoin's price may have come to a halt at $4,470 on Monday, but bullish signals hint at further gains.

Appcoin Law Part 2: The SAFT Solution

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 03. 14:00

Appcoin Law Part 2: The SAFT Solution In the second part of a series on the legal issues for token sales, Marco Santori explains the SAFT Project's protections for issuers and investors.

Boston Fed VP: Blockchain Will Wake Up Swift and Other Middlemen

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 03. 12:00

Boston Fed VP: Blockchain Will Wake Up Swift and Other Middlemen The senior vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston believes blockchain will make financial middlemen wake up and innovate.

Bearish Undertone: OMG Token Flirts With Fibonacci Support

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 02. 18:35

Bearish Undertone: OMG Token Flirts With Fibonacci Support The ICO token with the highest market capitalization continues to court trader interest in spite of bearish news trends.

Slow Ascent? Bitcoin Prices Edge Higher Despite Weak Volumes

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 02. 16:00

Slow Ascent? Bitcoin Prices Edge Higher Despite Weak Volumes The BTC/USD exchange rate is edging up on Monday, but chart analysis suggests weak volumes could play spoilsport to any larger rally.

Slow Ascent? Bitcoin Prices Climb Toward $4,500 on Weak Volumes

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 02. 16:00

Slow Ascent? Bitcoin Prices Climb Toward $4,500 on Weak Volumes The BTC/USD exchange rate is edging up on Monday, but chart analysis suggests weak volumes could play spoilsport to any larger rally.

SAFT Arrives: 'Simple' Investor Agreement Aims to Remove ICO Complexities

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 02. 15:00

SAFT Arrives: 'Simple' Investor Agreement Aims to Remove ICO Complexities The opaque market for initial coin offerings is moving toward clarity with the release of a new framework for investors and issuers.

Why ICOs Should Want to Be Securities

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 02. 14:05

Why ICOs Should Want to Be Securities If you were to dedicate years of your life to building something revolutionary, wouldn’t you want certainty that it’s not a ticking legal time bomb?

Case-By-Case or Cease-and-Desist? In Search Of a New Approach to ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 02. 10:00

Case-By-Case or Cease-and-Desist? In Search Of a New Approach to ICOs Regulators are taking positions on token sales, but CoinDesk’s Noelle Acheson argues they may be approaching the industry from the wrong direction.

Cease-and-Desist? In Search Of a New Approach to ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 02. 10:00

Cease-and-Desist? In Search Of a New Approach to ICOs Regulators are taking positions on token sales, but CoinDesk’s Noelle Acheson argues they may be approaching the industry from the wrong direction.

Guns & Crypto: How Bitcoin Is Helping Keep Cody Wilson's Anarchist Dream Alive

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 02. 00:00

Guns & Crypto: How Bitcoin Is Helping Keep Cody Wilson's Anarchist Dream Alive The controversial founder of Defense Distributed, a manufacturer of 3D gun printers, has said his company is flourishing, in part due to bitcoin.

Sea Change? Deloitte Is Tracking Ships' Certificates with Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 01. 15:15

Sea Change? Deloitte Is Tracking Ships' Certificates with Blockchain Deloitte and DNV GL, one of the world's largest classification societies, are taking non-financial uses of blockchain tech into uncharted waters.

How to Legitimize the ICO Market (Crypto Lawyers Take Note)

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 01. 13:00

How to Legitimize the ICO Market (Crypto Lawyers Take Note) A blockchain-focused lawyer explains why his profession should play a critical role in the growth and maturation of the ICO market.

Case-By-Case or Cease-and-Desist? In Search Of a New Approach to ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 01. 09:00

Case-By-Case or Cease-and-Desist? In Search Of a New Approach to ICOs Regulators are taking positions on token sales, but CoinDesk’s Noelle Acheson argues they may be approaching the industry from the wrong direction.

Guns & Crypto: How Bitcoin Is Helping Keep Cody Wilson's Anarchist Dream Alive

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 01. 02:01

Guns & Crypto: How Bitcoin Is Helping Keep Cody Wilson's Anarchist Dream Alive Bitcoin's recent price gains appear to be translating into increased business for a surprising sector of the economy: guns-and-ammo retailers.

Zk-Starks? New Take on Zcash Tech Could Power Truly Private Blockchains

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 30. 15:00

Zk-Starks? New Take on Zcash Tech Could Power Truly Private Blockchains While in its earliest stages of development, a new form of cryptography is winning developers for its potential to power truly private blockchains.

Philadelphia Fed Chief: Bitcoin Has Yet to Be Tested

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 30. 10:50

Philadelphia Fed Chief: Bitcoin Has Yet to Be Tested Patrick Harker of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has said bitcoin has yet to be tested by a real catastrophe.

Philly Fed Chief: Bitcoin Has Little Chance of Thwarting Monetary Policy

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 30. 10:50

Philly Fed Chief: Bitcoin Has Little Chance of Thwarting Monetary Policy Patrick Harker of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has said bitcoin has yet to be tested by a real catastrophe.

Holding Strong? Ether Prices Dip to $280 as Korea Bans ICO Use Case

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 29. 15:23

Holding Strong? Ether Prices Dip to $280 as Korea Bans ICO Use Case The price of ether stayed mostly in range on Friday despite news one of the industry's most active markets would outlaw one of its major use cases.

Holding Strong? Ether Prices Dip as Korea Bans ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 29. 15:23

Holding Strong? Ether Prices Dip as Korea Bans ICOs The price of ether stayed mostly in range on Friday despite news one of the industry's most active markets would outlaw one of its major use cases.

US Currency Boss Opens Door to Licensed Bitcoin Banks

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 29. 13:00

US Currency Boss Opens Door to Licensed Bitcoin Banks The acting U.S. Comptroller of Currency made remarks at an event yesterday that supported new cryptocurrency licensing and regulation.

U.S. Bank Regulator Opens Door to National License for Bitcoin Firms

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 29. 13:00

U.S. Bank Regulator Opens Door to National License for Bitcoin Firms The acting U.S. Comptroller of Currency made remarks at an event yesterday that supported new cryptocurrency licensing and regulation.

US Bank Regulator Opens Door to National License for Bitcoin Firms

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 29. 13:00

US Bank Regulator Opens Door to National License for Bitcoin Firms The acting U.S. Comptroller of Currency made remarks at an event yesterday that supported new cryptocurrency licensing and regulation.

Central Banker Reveals Unlikely Next Act: Helping Merchants Mint Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 29. 10:00

Central Banker Reveals Unlikely Next Act: Helping Merchants Mint Cryptocurrency A former Russian central banker has spun a blockchain startup out of a traditional payments firm, focusing on helping merchants mint cryptocurrency.

Central Banker's Next Act: Helping Merchants Mint Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 29. 10:00

Central Banker's Next Act: Helping Merchants Mint Cryptocurrency A former Russian central banker has spun a blockchain startup out of a traditional payments firm, focusing on helping merchants mint cryptocurrency.

Bull Trap? Bitcoin Prices Struggle to Build Momentum Above Moving Average

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 28. 19:35

Bull Trap? Bitcoin Prices Struggle to Build Momentum Above Moving Average The price of bitcoin is still holding strong above $4,000, but a failure to move above a key indicator could temper bullish sentiment.

Trump White House Doubles Down on US Commitment to Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 28. 14:00

Trump White House Doubles Down on US Commitment to Blockchain A conference in Washington this week saw officials from the U.S. government reaffirm their commitment to investigating possible blockchain use cases.

Crypto Hedge Fund Costs? Invest $100k and Here's How Much You'd Pay

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 28. 13:00

Crypto Hedge Fund Costs? Invest $100k and Here's How Much You'd Pay CoinDesk takes a look at cryptocurrency hedge funds, exploring how their terms and conditions might impact your capital.

ICO First: Farm Collective Wins Clearinghouse Support for Token Sale

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 28. 10:00

ICO First: Farm Collective Wins Clearinghouse Support for Token Sale The first initial coin offering in Russia sanctioned by a traditional clearing house is underway, a step toward legitimization of blockchain tokens.

ICO First: Farm Collective Wins Clearinghouse Approval for Token Sale

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 28. 10:00

ICO First: Farm Collective Wins Clearinghouse Approval for Token Sale The first initial coin offering in Russia sanctioned by a traditional clearing house is underway, a step toward legitimization of blockchain tokens.

It's Political: Why China Hates Bitcoin and Loves the Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 27. 15:00

It's Political: Why China Hates Bitcoin and Loves the Blockchain CoinDesk advisor Michael Casey explains China’s recent moves against bitcoin exchanges and ICOs in a wider geopolitical context.

Back Above $4,000: Bitcoin Price Eyes Next Major Upside Hurdle

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 27. 14:00

Back Above $4,000: Bitcoin Price Eyes Next Major Upside Hurdle The bitcoin price is inching higher on the day. But with $4,000 breached, $4,123 may be the next number traders want to watch.

Back Above $4,000: Bitcoin Eyes Next Major Price Hurdle

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 27. 14:00

Back Above $4,000: Bitcoin Eyes Next Major Price Hurdle The bitcoin price is inching higher on the day. But with $4,000 breached, $4,123 may be the next number traders want to watch.

First Cash, Now Gold? Another Bitcoin Hard Fork Is on the Way

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 27. 10:00

First Cash, Now Gold? Another Bitcoin Hard Fork Is on the Way A plan to hard fork the bitcoin blockchain, and change its mining algorithm, is emerging. Still in its early stages, what does the new coin offer?

Through the Roadblock? Bitcoin's Price Might Be Priming for a Boost

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 26. 17:15

Through the Roadblock? Bitcoin's Price Might Be Priming for a Boost Bearish signals appear to be reversing as chart analysis suggests the quiet bitcoin price might be close to making noise.

Like It or Not: Public Companies Are Feeling the Crypto Mining Boom

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 26. 14:00

Like It or Not: Public Companies Are Feeling the Crypto Mining Boom Public companies like AMD and Nvidia are benefiting from a surge in cryptocurrency mining, but analysts say they may not be ready to commit long-term.

No Funny Business? MimbleWimble Won't ICO But Will Launch New Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 26. 10:00

No Funny Business? MimbleWimble Won't ICO But Will Launch New Cryptocurrency One of the more theoretical attempts at scaling blockchain networks is taking steps toward launching it's own network for further testing.

No Sidechain: MimbleWimble Won't ICO But Will Launch New Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 26. 10:00

No Sidechain: MimbleWimble Won't ICO But Will Launch New Cryptocurrency One of the more theoretical attempts at scaling blockchain networks is taking steps toward launching it's own network for further testing.

MimbleWimble Won't ICO But Will Launch Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 26. 10:00

MimbleWimble Won't ICO But Will Launch Cryptocurrency One of the more theoretical attempts at scaling blockchain networks is taking steps toward launching it's own network for further testing.

Neo ICO Token Wins Traders as China Worries Fade

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 25. 19:01

Neo ICO Token Wins Traders as China Worries Fade The neo-US dollar (NEO/USD) exchange rate is showing signs of renewed life today. As a China-based project, neo (formerly antshares) perhaps bore most of the brunt of the decision by the country's regulators to ban initial coin offerings (ICOs), falling nearly 40% over the day's trading on September 4. However, neo appears to now be recovering, posting a strong 10% gain today amid a dull market. A general […]

Wait and Watch? Bitcoin Prices Hover Near Make or Break Level

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 25. 15:00

Wait and Watch? Bitcoin Prices Hover Near Make or Break Level The price of bitcoin may be headed toward a fork in the road, if current chart analysis is any indication.

Payment or Asset? Bitcoin's Limbo Is Leaving Merchants in the Middle

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 25. 10:00

Payment or Asset? Bitcoin's Limbo Is Leaving Merchants in the Middle Is bitcoin more of a payment mechanism or an investment asset? A recent trial by a supermarket chain could shed light on the debate.

Vivid History: 'How Money Got Free' Is the Untold Story of Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 24. 13:10

Vivid History: 'How Money Got Free' Is the Untold Story of Bitcoin Early bitcoin entrepreneur Alex Waters reviews the latest book in the bitcoin canon – arguing Brian Eha's "How Money Got Free" is one of the best.

Untangling Bitcoin: Why Russell Yanofsky Is Taking Apart Crypto's Oldest Code

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 24. 12:30

Untangling Bitcoin: Why Russell Yanofsky Is Taking Apart Crypto's Oldest Code One developer is quietly working on splitting up bitcoin's codebase – an effort aimed to give users more flexibility and developers more clarity.

Welcome to Bitcoin Country: Silk Road and the Lost Threads of Agorism

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 23. 13:00

Welcome to Bitcoin Country: Silk Road and the Lost Threads of Agorism Silk Road and black markets? University of Dublin's Paul Ennis takes a dive into the kinds of sub-cultures bitcoin and cryptocurrencies enable.

Better in Byzantium? Ethereum Takes Baby Steps Toward a Privacy Boost

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 23. 12:00

Better in Byzantium? Ethereum Takes Baby Steps Toward a Privacy Boost The upcoming "Byzantium" hard fork of ethereum will usher in new cryptographic procedures that should eventually pave the way for increased privacy.

Gravity's Pull? Litecoin Is Down 50% from All-Time Highs and Looking Lower

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 16:00

Gravity's Pull? Litecoin Is Down 50% from All-Time Highs and Looking Lower Litecoin is again trading below $50, just three weeks after setting a new all-time high above $100.

Gravity's Pull? Litecoin Is Down 50% from All-Time Highs and Looking Lower

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 15:59

Gravity's Pull? Litecoin Is Down 50% from All-Time Highs and Looking Lower Litecoin is again trading below $50, just three weeks after setting a new all-time high above $100.

Radical Academy: Amir Taaki's New Hacker Team Is Spreading Bitcoin in Syria

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 13:00

Radical Academy: Amir Taaki's New Hacker Team Is Spreading Bitcoin in Syria Back from the front lines of Syria, infamous bitcoiner Amir Taaki plans a bitcoin-based economy in the war-torn nation, and he's looking for help.

Raiden ICO: Ethereum Scaling Solution to Launch Publicly Traded Token

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 10:00

Raiden ICO: Ethereum Scaling Solution to Launch Publicly Traded Token Ethereum's answer to bitcoin's Lightning Network will have one notable difference – a publicly traded token to be sold in a Dutch auction in October.

Zcash Audit Finds No Serious Issues in Launch Ceremony Security

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 20:10

Zcash Audit Finds No Serious Issues in Launch Ceremony Security A new audit of the complex and controversial zcash key generation ceremony has found any serious security compromises were unlikely.

Weak Demand? Bitcoin's Price Rebound May Be Starting to Fade

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 16:00

Weak Demand? Bitcoin's Price Rebound May Be Starting to Fade The rebound in bitcoin's price from the recent low of $2,980 has stalled, raising doubts as to whether the rally will continue.

Blockchain History? IBM Ventures Is Close to Making Its First Industry Investment

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 14:00

Blockchain History? IBM Ventures Is Close to Making Its First Industry Investment As blockchain startups mature, IBM Ventures looks to make its first cash investment in the industry with its eyes on compliance and supply chain.

Searching for Problems? James Altucher to Bitcoin Critics, You're Dead Wrong

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 10:00

Searching for Problems? James Altucher to Bitcoin Critics, You're Dead Wrong Business blogger James Altucher provides a counter to cryptocurrency being "a solution in search of a problem," one strong enough to make him a bull.

Searching for Problems? James Altucher to Bitcoin Critics: You're Dead Wrong

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 10:00

Searching for Problems? James Altucher to Bitcoin Critics: You're Dead Wrong Business blogger James Altucher provides a counter to cryptocurrency being "a solution in search of a problem," one strong enough to make him a bull.

OmiseGo's ICO Token Is Tops in Market Cap, But Heavy On the Charts

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 17:35

OmiseGo's ICO Token Is Tops in Market Cap, But Heavy On the Charts A notable ICO token appears to be weathering regulatory concerns, bouncing back this week on a relatively positive newsflow and new developments.

Tokens for Climate Change? How We Can Rise Above ICO Mania

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 15:00

Tokens for Climate Change? How We Can Rise Above ICO Mania Tokens for climate change? While you might scoff at the idea, CoinDesk advisor Michael Casey argues it's a question worth taking seriously.

Optimizing SegWit: How Bitcoin's New Software Is Giving Scaling a Boost

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 12:00

Optimizing SegWit: How Bitcoin's New Software Is Giving Scaling a Boost Bitcoin Core's latest software includes optimizations designed to boost SegWit, a scaling upgrade that's still slowly rolling out across the network.

Bitcoin's Parimutuel Problem (Or Why Shorting Doesn't Pay Today)

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 10:00

Bitcoin's Parimutuel Problem (Or Why Shorting Doesn't Pay Today) Parimutuel betting pools in the cryptocurrency grant traders short exposure, but there are plenty of limitations to this new type of exchange.

Bull Signal? Bitcoin's Price Breaks Above 50-Day Moving Average

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 19:00

Bull Signal? Bitcoin's Price Breaks Above 50-Day Moving Average The bitcoin price is showing new signs of life – even while it appears to have entered a period of sideways trading after last week's crash.

Bullish Breakout: Is Ethereum's Price Heading Back Above $300?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 17:12

Bullish Breakout: Is Ethereum's Price Heading Back Above $300? The ether-U.S. dollar [ETC/USD] exchange rate has responded positively following the market shocks caused by recent regulatory actions in China.

Blockchain Truce? Putin's Internet Adviser Calls for US-Russia Cooperation

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 15:00

Blockchain Truce? Putin's Internet Adviser Calls for US-Russia Cooperation Collaboration, not competition: that's the message an advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin is putting forward in a new interview.

Only in Arizona: How Smart Contract Clarity Is Winning Over Startups

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 13:40

Only in Arizona: How Smart Contract Clarity Is Winning Over Startups Arizona legislators are turning the state into a blockchain hub by making smart contracts legally binding, and startups are taking the bait.

The Economic Case for Conservative Bitcoin Development

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 11:00

The Economic Case for Conservative Bitcoin Development A look at bitcoin's scaling debate and what the history of money can teach us about the best path forward for protocol development.

Inside the Blockchain Factory: How IBM's Distributed Ledger Work Went Global

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 15:00

Inside the Blockchain Factory: How IBM's Distributed Ledger Work Went Global IBM is building its blockchain work over a growing number of locations and employees, and Marie Wieck ties it all together.

Bitcoin Is Back Near $4,000 as Price Recovery Proves Staying Power

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 14:05

Bitcoin Is Back Near $4,000 as Price Recovery Proves Staying Power The price of bitcoin continued to recover into Monday as consolidation in pricing helped the cryptocurrency recovery Friday's steep losses.

Bitcoin's Price Is Back Above $4,000, But Is All-Time High in Sight?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 14:05

Bitcoin's Price Is Back Above $4,000, But Is All-Time High in Sight? The price of bitcoin continued to recover into Monday as consolidation in pricing helped the cryptocurrency recovery Friday's steep losses.

Split on Forks? Blockchain Leaders Learn Tough Lessons from Bitcoin Scaling

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 12:00

Split on Forks? Blockchain Leaders Learn Tough Lessons from Bitcoin Scaling The chaos of bitcoin's scaling debate has pushed other public protocol's consensus mechanisms into a more strict and orderly framework.

Canada Confirms Tokens May Be Securities and Pacific Coin Is the Test

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 17. 14:51

Canada Confirms Tokens May Be Securities and Pacific Coin Is the Test A legal deep dive into how Canada's recent ruling on initial coin offerings could impact the market.

Estonia Wants to ICO, But Is Currency Law a Deal-Breaker?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 17. 14:00

Estonia Wants to ICO, But Is Currency Law a Deal-Breaker? Rather than issuing warnings or regulations, at least one progressive government is considering whether it can take advantage of ICO technology.

Institutional Cryptoeconomics: A New Model for a New Century

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 16. 16:46

Institutional Cryptoeconomics: A New Model for a New Century Researchers at RMIT speculate on the potential impact of blockchain technology, theorizing it could undo centuries of business thinking.

China, Shmyna: Bitcoin Trading Is Way More Distributed Now Anyway

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 22:16

China, Shmyna: Bitcoin Trading Is Way More Distributed Now Anyway All else equal, the market may take less time to recover from the latest sell-off than from the one that took place in December 2013.

Back at $3,500: Has Bitcoin's Price Found a Short-Term Bottom?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 17:05

Back at $3,500: Has Bitcoin's Price Found a Short-Term Bottom? Bitcoin prices are back above $3,500, but will they stay? Technical analysis suggests rangebound trading may be on the way.

Blame China? Bitcoin Price Seeks Bottom Below $3,000

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 14:30

Blame China? Bitcoin Price Seeks Bottom Below $3,000 With news from China sending the bitcoin markets tumbling, technical analysis suggests key price indicators could determine when the selling will end.

Blame China: Bitcoin Price Seeks Bottom as Panic Selling Begins

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 13:30

Blame China: Bitcoin Price Seeks Bottom as Panic Selling Begins With news from China sending the bitcoin markets tumbling, technical analysis suggests key price indicates could determine when the selling will end.

Trumping the IRS: Could the Timing Be Right for Bitcoin Tax Reform?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 13:00

Trumping the IRS: Could the Timing Be Right for Bitcoin Tax Reform? With the U.S. political field looking ripe for tax reform, the cryptocurrency community could soon get much-needed clarification on IRS guidance.

From Bear to Bull: Bitcoin Just Won't Die (So Josh Brown Buys)

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 10:00

From Bear to Bull: Bitcoin Just Won't Die (So Josh Brown Buys) Money manager Josh Brown doesn't understand bitcoin and was a long-term skeptic – but he's not letting that stop him from buying in.

Bitcoin Price Drops Below $3,500, But Is Relief Rally In Sight?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 14. 16:00

Bitcoin Price Drops Below $3,500, But Is Relief Rally In Sight? The price of bitcoin may be done on bearish news today, but as we head into Thursday's trading, charts indicate bulls may be ready to hold the line.

Bitcoin Price Drops Below $3,500, But Is a Relief Rally In Sight?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 14. 16:00

Bitcoin Price Drops Below $3,500, But Is a Relief Rally In Sight? The price of bitcoin may be done on bearish news today, but as we head into Thursday's trading, charts indicate bulls may be ready to hold the line.

Old Flames, New Code: Ripple and Hyperledger Reunite for Interledger Effort

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 14. 14:45

Old Flames, New Code: Ripple and Hyperledger Reunite for Interledger Effort Two formerly cautious blockchain collaborators are rekindling their relationship with an effort that could result in new Hyperledger consortium code.

Ethereum Drops Below $250 as Price Hits Inflection Point

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 14. 14:24

Ethereum Drops Below $250 as Price Hits Inflection Point Eher may be set to head lower. If analysis is any indication, traders may be turning bearish as the market readies to retest July lows.

Coinbase Vet Talks New Fund: Want Returns? Think Beyond Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 14. 12:00

Coinbase Vet Talks New Fund: Want Returns? Think Beyond Bitcoin Linda Xie's investment fund will leverage lessons learned working at Coinbase about scaling, governance and the importance of tech prowess.

Coinbase Vets Talk New Fund: Want Returns? Think Beyond Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 14. 12:00

Coinbase Vets Talk New Fund: Want Returns? Think Beyond Bitcoin Linda Xie's investment fund will leverage lessons learned working at Coinbase about scaling, governance and the importance of tech prowess.

Crypto Is Here to Stay (Whatever Jamie Dimon Might Say)

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 14. 10:00

Crypto Is Here to Stay (Whatever Jamie Dimon Might Say) The JPMorgan CEO's bitcoin comments? They're a symptom of the very problems bitcoin is trying to solve according to one venture investor.

Correction Not a Crash: Bitcoin Price Eyes $3,000 as Traders Take Profits

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 13. 15:59

Correction Not a Crash: Bitcoin Price Eyes $3,000 as Traders Take Profits Bitcoin's price may be down, but there's not enough evidence to suggest a crash is ahead, chart analysis projects.

Ether Nurses China Hangover as Bulls Struggle Above $300

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 12. 17:30

Ether Nurses China Hangover as Bulls Struggle Above $300 The price of ether continues to struggle following news the world's largest market will no longer support perhaps the platform's biggest use case.

Ether Nurses China Hangover as Price Struggles Above $300

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 12. 17:30

Ether Nurses China Hangover as Price Struggles Above $300 The price of ether continues to struggle following news the world's largest market will no longer support perhaps the platform's biggest use case.

Euroclear Alternative Seeks Public Listing for Blockchain Securities

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 12. 14:00

Euroclear Alternative Seeks Public Listing for Blockchain Securities Solidum aims to become a listing member of The International Stock Exchange so it can offer blockchain-based securities notes to more investors.

China's ICO Ban: Understandable, Reasonable and (Probably) Temporary

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 12. 12:03

China's ICO Ban: Understandable, Reasonable and (Probably) Temporary The Chinese ban on ICOs is both understandable and reasonable, argues CoinDesk’s Noelle Acheson. What’s more, it’s probably temporary.

Bitcoin's Biggest Bull? Arthur Hayes Isn't Long Crypto – He's Short Government

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 12. 11:00

Bitcoin's Biggest Bull? Arthur Hayes Isn't Long Crypto – He's Short Government Former CitiGroup trader and current crypto bull Arthur Hayes breaks down his investment thesis for blockchain assets.

MASTer Plan: Better Bitcoin Smart Contracts Could Go Live This Year

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 11. 13:00

MASTer Plan: Better Bitcoin Smart Contracts Could Go Live This Year Blockstream co-founder Mark Friedenbach is breathing new life into bitcoin smart contracts with his MAST proposal.

Fully Invested, Always Long? Big Money Might Be Changing the Crypto Market

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 11. 10:40

Fully Invested, Always Long? Big Money Might Be Changing the Crypto Market Immature shorting mechanisms and investor's opposition to paying for a fund to hold cash are creating a bullish environment for cryptocurrency.

The ICO Governance Deficit

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 10. 12:30

The ICO Governance Deficit Attention on ICO classifications may be blinding market observers from other failings in the market, according to one blockchain lawyer.

Scaling Lightning? How Revive Could Boost Bitcoin's Boldest Scaling Plan

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 10. 12:00

Scaling Lightning? How Revive Could Boost Bitcoin's Boldest Scaling Plan A new proposal for optimizing bitcoin's Lightning Network suggests off-chain micropayments could become even more scalable than conceived.

ICOs: Compelling Advantages, Real Risk

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 09. 15:05

ICOs: Compelling Advantages, Real Risk A long-time professional in the venture investing space takes a long look at ICOs – outlining the pros, cons and potential impact.

Metropolis Today: The Shifting Plans for Ethereum's Next Big Upgrade

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 09. 14:33

Metropolis Today: The Shifting Plans for Ethereum's Next Big Upgrade Ethereum's next big upgrade is approaching – but how soon and just what will it entail? To the question, there are shifting answers.

Broken Hash Crash? IOTA's Price Keeps Dropping on Tech Critique

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 08. 17:50

Broken Hash Crash? IOTA's Price Keeps Dropping on Tech Critique IOTA's price has tanked since an MIT researcher revealed that code vulnerabilities had led to a patch for the widely-touted cryptocurrency.

The US Government Needs an IT Reboot – And It Wants the Blockchain's Help

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 08. 12:01

The US Government Needs an IT Reboot – And It Wants the Blockchain's Help U.S. government agencies are reaching out to the blockchain community for help drafting an action plan for bringing its IT systems up to speed.

The US Government Needs an IT Reboot – And It Wants the Blockchain's Help

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 08. 12:01

The US Government Needs an IT Reboot – And It Wants the Blockchain's Help U.S. government agencies are reaching out to the blockchain community for help drafting an action plan for bringing its IT systems up to speed.

No Man's Land? Ether Prices Approach $350 But Struggle to Build Momentum

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 07. 17:45

No Man's Land? Ether Prices Approach $350 But Struggle to Build Momentum The price of ether is seeking direction, but where are they headed from here? A look at the charts may leave more questions than answers.

Bitcoin Breakout? Price Action Analysis Hints at Possible Pullback

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 07. 15:20

Bitcoin Breakout? Price Action Analysis Hints at Possible Pullback Though the price of bitcoin may appear to be heading back toward all-time highs – technical indicators suggest appearances may be deceiving.

Reg D on the Rise? Regulated ICO Products Are Coming – and Soon

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 07. 14:00

Reg D on the Rise? Regulated ICO Products Are Coming – and Soon Is the market for ICOs maturing? Protos' recent announcement of a security token shows an institutional investor market ready to play by the books.

Reg D on the Rise? Investor-Grade ICO Products Are Coming – and Soon

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 07. 14:00

Reg D on the Rise? Investor-Grade ICO Products Are Coming – and Soon Is the market for ICOs maturing? Protos' recent announcement of a security token shows an institutional investor market ready to play by the books.

Seeing Ghosts: Vitalik Is Finally Formalizing Ethereum's Casper Upgrade

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 07. 10:00

Seeing Ghosts: Vitalik Is Finally Formalizing Ethereum's Casper Upgrade Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin has finally begun formalizing his vision for proof-of-stake in a series of long-awaited white papers.

Litecoin Retreats From All-Time Highs, But Is $100 in Reach?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 06. 16:00

Litecoin Retreats From All-Time Highs, But Is $100 in Reach? After setting a new all-time high on strong technology improvements, the outlook looks positive for litecoin, the fifth-largest cryptocurrency.

Litecoin Price Retreats From All-Time Highs, But Is $100 in Reach?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 06. 16:00

Litecoin Price Retreats From All-Time Highs, But Is $100 in Reach? After setting a new all-time high on strong technology improvements, the outlook looks positive for litecoin, the fifth-largest cryptocurrency.

CoinDesk Research Launches State of Blockchain Q2 Report

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 06. 15:08

CoinDesk Research Launches State of Blockchain Q2 Report CoinDesk has published its latest State of Blockchain report, analyzing a historic quarter for the blockchain industry.

Historic Quarter: CoinDesk Launches Q2 State of Blockchain Report

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 06. 15:08

Historic Quarter: CoinDesk Launches Q2 State of Blockchain Report CoinDesk is releasing its latest State of Blockchain report, one that retraces what was a historic quarter for the emerging industry.

Is Blockchain Ready for Fiat? Why Banks See Big Promise in Crypto Cash

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 06. 12:00

Is Blockchain Ready for Fiat? Why Banks See Big Promise in Crypto Cash Both new and founding members of the Utility Settlement Coin project think its work could lead central banks to adopt blockchain-based fiat currency.

ICO Ban? Canada's Regulators Are Giving One Token Sale a Big Break

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 06. 10:00

ICO Ban? Canada's Regulators Are Giving One Token Sale a Big Break An ICO startup has been accepted into Quebec's regulatory sandbox, demonstrating how regulators there want to accommodate the burgeoning industry.

Heading Up? Ether Prices Consolidate After China's ICO Crackdown

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 05. 16:05

Heading Up? Ether Prices Consolidate After China's ICO Crackdown The price of ether appears to have stabilized following moves by China's regulators to curb one of its biggest use cases.

China's ICO Ban: A Full Translation of Regulator Remarks

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 05. 15:00

China's ICO Ban: A Full Translation of Regulator Remarks CoinDesk provides a translation of yesterday's ruling from China's regulators on the legality of fundraising via blockchain tokens.

Utility Coins or Crypto Assets? Token Terminology Is One Big Gray Area

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 05. 12:00

Utility Coins or Crypto Assets? Token Terminology Is One Big Gray Area Confused by token terminology? You're not alone. Even some of the brightest minds in the space agree there's reason for confusion.

Central Banks, Cryptocurrency and the Quest to Dematerialize Money

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 04. 13:00

Central Banks, Cryptocurrency and the Quest to Dematerialize Money A former central bank technologist takes a look at why central banks might consider issuing cryptocurrency – and the possible implications.

Cryptocurrency and Central Banks: The Quest to Dematerialize Money

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 04. 13:00

Cryptocurrency and Central Banks: The Quest to Dematerialize Money A former central bank technologist takes a look at why central banks might consider issuing cryptocurrency – and the possible implications.

Ideation to Realization: How Dutch Banks Are Harnessing Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 04. 10:00

Ideation to Realization: How Dutch Banks Are Harnessing Blockchain How financial firms in the Netherlands are approaching blockchain, and how trends in the technology are shaping their work and progress.

Stuck With Fees? New Bitcoin Tech Could End Wallet Guessing Games

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 03. 15:50

Stuck With Fees? New Bitcoin Tech Could End Wallet Guessing Games Bitcoin Core developer, Alex Morcos has been working for years to make sure bitcoin transaction fee estimation tools are smarter.

Blockstack Today: 5 Apps Already Being Built on the Decentralized Web

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 02. 14:40

Blockstack Today: 5 Apps Already Being Built on the Decentralized Web A look at the applications using Blockstack's platform give insight into what kind of future the startup is looking to cultivate.

Inevitable Bust? GPU Makers See Crypto Mining as Short-Term Sales Boost

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 01. 13:00

Inevitable Bust? GPU Makers See Crypto Mining as Short-Term Sales Boost Interest in crypto mining has boosted the revenue of GPU makers at a time that's traditionally their slowest. But some fear the boom won't last.

ICO M&A? Token Exits Could Get Messy

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 31. 12:00

ICO M&A? Token Exits Could Get Messy The ICO market is powering new forms of startups, but how would they handle mergers and acquisitions? It may not be so easy.

Why Big Investors Are Betting Real Money on a Kik Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 30. 15:00

Why Big Investors Are Betting Real Money on a Kik Cryptocurrency After putting millions into Kik's ICO, the startup's investors are speaking out about their reasons for buying into the experimental token sale.

Citi Speaks: State-Backed Cryptocurrency Key to Blockchain Adoption

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 30. 13:00

Citi Speaks: State-Backed Cryptocurrency Key to Blockchain Adoption Citi's head of cash management for Asia-Pacific explains why state-issued currencies on a blockchain could supercharge the technology's potential.

Hard Forks Galore: Bitcoin Cash Debates Ambitious Tech Roadmap

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 30. 12:00

Hard Forks Galore: Bitcoin Cash Debates Ambitious Tech Roadmap Recent commentary among developers hints at how bitcoin cash may seek to improve its technology and further its already large economic network.

Why Miners Are Mining Bitcoin Cash – and Losing Money Doing It

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 30. 10:00

Why Miners Are Mining Bitcoin Cash – and Losing Money Doing It Jimmy Song takes a look at developments on the bitcoin cash blockchain, arguing it's providing evidence of shifting miner behavior.

SegWit's Slow Rollout: Why Bitcoin's Capacity Hasn't Seen a Sudden Boost

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 29. 11:00

SegWit's Slow Rollout: Why Bitcoin's Capacity Hasn't Seen a Sudden Boost When SegWit finally activated last week, the code change didn't immediately make its benefits possible. So, when can we expect to see some benefits?

Damn Strate: Post-Trade Pioneer Monica Singer Is Going Full-Time Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 28. 14:00

Damn Strate: Post-Trade Pioneer Monica Singer Is Going Full-Time Blockchain Just days after resigning from South Africa's central securities depository, the former CEO reveals plans to enter the blockchain space full-time.

'Submarine Sends': Inside IC3's Plan to Clamp Down on ICO Cheats

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 28. 11:00

'Submarine Sends': Inside IC3's Plan to Clamp Down on ICO Cheats One blockchain's most notable research groups has alleged there's cheating in the red-hot initial coin offering market. But they have a solution.

Submarine Sends: Inside IC3's Plan to Clamp Down on ICO Cheats

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 28. 11:00

Submarine Sends: Inside IC3's Plan to Clamp Down on ICO Cheats One blockchain's most notable research groups has alleged there's cheating in the red-hot initial coin offering market. But they have a solution.

Submarine Sends: IC3's Plan to Clamp Down on ICO Cheats

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 28. 11:00

Submarine Sends: IC3's Plan to Clamp Down on ICO Cheats One of blockchain's most notable research groups is alleging there's cheating in the red-hot ICO market. But they have a solution.

Annyeong Bitcoin: South Korea, Canada and a Changing Crypto Market

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 28. 10:00

Annyeong Bitcoin: South Korea, Canada and a Changing Crypto Market CoinDesk's Ash Bennington charts the explosive growth in South Korea's crypto trading volume, contrasting it with Canada's continued woes.

Can't Be Evil: The Google-Inspired Case for Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 27. 17:35

Can't Be Evil: The Google-Inspired Case for Blockchain Google's signature catch-phrase might hint at problems inherent in the internet, and why blockchain-inspired change is needed.

Charlie Shrem's Next Act? Helping This Blockchain Startup Disrupt Music

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 27. 15:36

Charlie Shrem's Next Act? Helping This Blockchain Startup Disrupt Music With Charlie Shrem and a Pinterest executive as advisers, blockchain startup Viberate is looking to eliminate the music business's middlemen.

Risk or Reward: What It Takes for an Exchange to Cash In on a New Currency?

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 26. 17:20

Risk or Reward: What It Takes for an Exchange to Cash In on a New Currency? As bitcoin cash's budding market continues to develop, CoinDesk looks at why some major exchanges haven't yet opted to list the coin.

Risk or Reward: How Crypto Exchanges Cash In on New Currency

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 26. 17:20

Risk or Reward: How Crypto Exchanges Cash In on New Currency As bitcoin cash's budding market continues to develop, CoinDesk looks at why some major exchanges haven't yet opted to list the coin.

Blockchain's 4 Biggest Assumptions

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 26. 15:38

Blockchain's 4 Biggest Assumptions How can investors think critically about blockchain? Investor Wendy Xiao Schadeck poses four burning questions.

Insightful ICO? Telecom Giant Telenor Wants to Disrupt Media with Tokens

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 25. 14:30

Insightful ICO? Telecom Giant Telenor Wants to Disrupt Media with Tokens Telecoms giant Telenor is working with its distribution partner, Hubii, to explore how ICOs could disrupt the media business model.

SegWit Goes Live: Why Bitcoin's Big Upgrade Is a Blockchain Game-Changer

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 23. 20:24

SegWit Goes Live: Why Bitcoin's Big Upgrade Is a Blockchain Game-Changer SegWit will finally activate on bitcoin today after years of debate. But, what exactly is the code change and what does it enable?

50 Blocks to SegWit: Bitcoin's Coming Upgrade Is a Blockchain Game-Changer

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 23. 20:24

50 Blocks to SegWit: Bitcoin's Coming Upgrade Is a Blockchain Game-Changer SegWit will finally activate on bitcoin today after years of debate. But, what exactly is the code change and what does it enable?

Silicon Blockchain: Intel's Distributed Ledger Strategy Is All About Hardware

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 23. 13:00

Silicon Blockchain: Intel's Distributed Ledger Strategy Is All About Hardware Upending the narrative that software is key in the blockchain space, Intel details its years-long effort to link distributed ledgers to hardware.

Bitcoin's Battle Over Segwit2x Has Begun

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 22. 11:01

Bitcoin's Battle Over Segwit2x Has Begun Is a new version of bitcoin's software a way to please all over the scaling issue, or a hostile takeover by commerce? The community is divided.

A Bitcoin Law for Every State? Appetite and Animosity Greet Model US Regulation

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 21. 15:00

A Bitcoin Law for Every State? Appetite and Animosity Greet Model US Regulation A bill for unifying state legislators around virtual currency business rules is seeing both interest and hostility, each from unexpected parties.

A Bitcoin Law for Every State? Interest and Animosity Greet Model US Regulation

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 21. 15:00

A Bitcoin Law for Every State? Interest and Animosity Greet Model US Regulation A bill for unifying state legislators around virtual currency business rules is seeing both interest and hostility, each from unexpected parties.

Hints and Rumors? How Ripple Might Really Enter China

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 21. 10:00

Hints and Rumors? How Ripple Might Really Enter China While Ripple has denied any short-term partnerships with Alibaba – a deal between the two firms could be in both companies' best interests.

Hints and Rumors: How Ripple Might Really Enter China

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 21. 10:00

Hints and Rumors: How Ripple Might Really Enter China While Ripple has denied any short-term partnerships with Alibaba – a deal between the two firms could be in both companies' best interests.

Hints and Rumors? How Ripple Might Really Enter China's Market

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 21. 10:00

Hints and Rumors? How Ripple Might Really Enter China's Market While Ripple has denied any short-term partnerships with Alibaba – a deal between the two firms could be in both companies' best interests.

The New Pachinko? Exploring the Economics of Initial Coin Offerings

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 20. 13:00

The New Pachinko? Exploring the Economics of Initial Coin Offerings Why token sales are like the Japanese game of pachinko, and what that means for the future of the novel fundraising method.

10 Reasons Why Central Banks Will Miss the Next Currency Renaissance

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 19. 11:45

10 Reasons Why Central Banks Will Miss the Next Currency Renaissance A former central banker outlines 10 reasons why he believes his former employer (and other banks like it) will fail to adapt to cryptocurrency.

10 Reasons Why Central Banks Will Miss the Cryptocurrency Renaissance

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 19. 11:45

10 Reasons Why Central Banks Will Miss the Cryptocurrency Renaissance A former central banker outlines 10 reasons why he believes his former employer (and other banks like it) will fail to adapt to cryptocurrency.

Making Sense of Cryptoeconomics

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 19. 10:40

Making Sense of Cryptoeconomics Josh Stark argues that "cryptoeconomics" is widely misunderstood, despite being a concept crucial to understanding the blockchain industry.

What's Next for Bitcoin Cash? Making Profitless Mining Profitable

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 18. 10:00

What's Next for Bitcoin Cash? Making Profitless Mining Profitable Miners are currently mining bitcoin cash at a loss. CoinDesk looks at the reasons why, and what might happen if the tables turn.

Bitcoin Bear Peter Schiff Doubles Down: Even at $4,000 It's Still a 'Bubble'

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 17. 21:00

Bitcoin Bear Peter Schiff Doubles Down: Even at $4,000 It's Still a 'Bubble' One of bitcoin's most notorious bears still isn't convinced bitcoin will work – even despite its record price run.

Lightning Bank Ledgers? Bitfury and Ripple Demo New Twist on Bitcoin Tech

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 17. 14:59

Lightning Bank Ledgers? Bitfury and Ripple Demo New Twist on Bitcoin Tech Bitcoin's much-anticipated Lightning Network is now compatible with seven payment networks, thanks to new code from Ripple and Bitfury.

S&P or Cryptocurrency? Contextualizing Bitcoin's Price Explosion

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 15. 21:01

S&P or Cryptocurrency? Contextualizing Bitcoin's Price Explosion Bitcoin price gains are impressive. But when compared to traditional asset investment, how big is big, and are there downsides?

S&P 500 or Cryptocurrency: Just How Big is Bitcoin's Price Explosion?

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 15. 21:01

S&P 500 or Cryptocurrency: Just How Big is Bitcoin's Price Explosion? Bitcoin price gains are impressive. But when compared to traditional asset investment, how big is big, and are there downsides?

What the Fork? Why Bitcoin Tech Changes Impact Price

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 14. 13:15

What the Fork? Why Bitcoin Tech Changes Impact Price With all the talk of "forks," the cryptocurrency industry can be an intimidating place for investors. But how do these software changes affect price?

LedgerX and CBOE: The CFTC's Trojan Horse in an SEC Turf War

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 13. 14:10

LedgerX and CBOE: The CFTC's Trojan Horse in an SEC Turf War A look at how a new class of cryptocurrency-based financial products impacts the balance of power between U.S. regulators.

Solving the Liquidity Challenge of Decentralized Exchanges

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 13. 13:00

Solving the Liquidity Challenge of Decentralized Exchanges Entrepreneur Loi Luu discusses why he believes liquidity is a key challenge keeping decentralized exchanges from going from concept to production.

Open Questions for Coinbase: Will Users Benefit from Its $100 Million Raise?

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 12. 14:00

Open Questions for Coinbase: Will Users Benefit from Its $100 Million Raise? After securing $100 million in funding, CoinDesk looks at the key challenges facing the best capitalized US bitcoin and cryptocurrency startup.

Ethereum + Lightning? Buterin and Poon Unveil 'Plasma' Scaling Plan

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 12. 13:15

Ethereum + Lightning? Buterin and Poon Unveil 'Plasma' Scaling Plan Vitalik Buterin and Jospeh Poon hope to fix ethereum's scaling problem with a Lightning Network-like system, Plasma, but does it have what it takes?

With Sweeping 90-Member Meeting, Enterprise Ethereum Gets Down to Business

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 11. 13:00

With Sweeping 90-Member Meeting, Enterprise Ethereum Gets Down to Business One of the world's largest blockchain consortiums is kicking off its next phase of development.

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Gets to Work at 90-Member 'Town Hall' Meeting

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 11. 13:00

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Gets to Work at 90-Member 'Town Hall' Meeting One of the world's largest blockchain consortiums is kicking off its next phase of development.

Coco Revealed: Microsoft, JPMorgan & More Demo New Blockchain-Boosting Tech

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 10. 14:59

Coco Revealed: Microsoft, JPMorgan & More Demo New Blockchain-Boosting Tech A consortium of enterprises led by Microsoft has unveiled a framework designed to boost the speed and scalability of open-source blockchain tech.

Coco Revealed: Microsoft, JPMorgan & More Demo Blockchain-Boosting Tech

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 10. 14:59

Coco Revealed: Microsoft, JPMorgan & More Demo Blockchain-Boosting Tech A consortium of enterprises led by Microsoft has unveiled a framework designed to boost the speed and scalability of open-source blockchain tech.

SegWit in the Wild: What Can Bitcoin Learn from Litecoin?

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 10. 10:00

SegWit in the Wild: What Can Bitcoin Learn from Litecoin? How will SegWit impact the bitcoin network? For answers to that question, one has to turn to lessons learned from another cryptocurrency altogether.

SegWit in the Wild: 4 Lessons Bitcoin Can Learn from Litecoin

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 10. 10:00

SegWit in the Wild: 4 Lessons Bitcoin Can Learn from Litecoin How will SegWit impact the bitcoin network? For answers to that question, one has to turn to lessons learned from another cryptocurrency altogether.

'Bring on the Forks': Bitcoin Traders See Improving Price Outlook for 2017

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 09. 22:05

'Bring on the Forks': Bitcoin Traders See Improving Price Outlook for 2017 There's two bitcoins now? It's safe to say uncertainty cast a pall over the cryptocurrency markets last week when on August 1, a group of developers and miners split the blockchain and created a new cryptocurrency. It was the first (high-profile) bitcoin fork to date, and in response, the price very well could have entered a […]

Bring on the Forks: Bitcoin Traders See Improving Price Outlook for 2017

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 09. 22:05

Bring on the Forks: Bitcoin Traders See Improving Price Outlook for 2017 There are two bitcoins now? It's safe to say uncertainty cast a pall over the cryptocurrency markets last week when on August 1, a group of developers and miners split the blockchain and created a new cryptocurrency. It was the first (high-profile) bitcoin fork to date, and in response, the price very well could have entered a […]

Fujitsu Is Planning to Deploy Multiple Blockchain Business Models

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 09. 13:00

Fujitsu Is Planning to Deploy Multiple Blockchain Business Models Japanese IT giant Fujitsu is looking to monetize its blockchain work by pursuing several business models, according to statements from the company.

IT Giant Fujitsu Is Planning to Deploy Multiple Blockchain Business Models

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 09. 13:00

IT Giant Fujitsu Is Planning to Deploy Multiple Blockchain Business Models Japanese IT giant Fujitsu is looking to monetize its blockchain work by pursuing several business models, according to statements from the company.

From ICOs to DCOs: The Dawn of Cleared Crypto Derivatives

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 08. 12:00

From ICOs to DCOs: The Dawn of Cleared Crypto Derivatives What is the likely impact of cryptocurrency derivatives? Three lawyers speculate on the possible innovations to come.

SegWit's Likely Lock-In: What Today's Milestone Means for Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 08. 10:00

SegWit's Likely Lock-In: What Today's Milestone Means for Bitcoin SegWit is on par to lock-in today. Miners are embracing the scaling upgrade, but there's still time before users are able to take advantage.

SegWit's Lock-In: What Today's Milestone Means for Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 08. 10:00

SegWit's Lock-In: What Today's Milestone Means for Bitcoin SegWit is on par to lock-in today. Miners are embracing the scaling upgrade, but there's still time before users are able to take advantage.

SegWit's Lock-In: What Today's Milestone Means for Bitcoin's Tech

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 08. 10:00

SegWit's Lock-In: What Today's Milestone Means for Bitcoin's Tech SegWit is on par to lock-in today. Miners are embracing the scaling upgrade, but there's still time before users are able to take advantage.

SegWit Lock-In: What the Tech Milestone Means for Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 08. 10:00

SegWit Lock-In: What the Tech Milestone Means for Bitcoin SegWit is on par to lock-in today. Miners are embracing the scaling upgrade, but there's still time before users are able to take advantage.

HP Gains on IBM with 'Mission Critical' Move Into Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 07. 14:30

HP Gains on IBM with 'Mission Critical' Move Into Blockchain CoinDesk profiles work ongoing at Hewlett Packard Enterprise to move the former computing powerhouse into the blockchain technology sector.

HP Enterprise Gains on IBM with 'Mission Critical' Move Into Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 07. 14:30

HP Enterprise Gains on IBM with 'Mission Critical' Move Into Blockchain CoinDesk profiles work ongoing at Hewlett Packard Enterprise to move the former computing powerhouse into the blockchain technology sector.

WannaCry On the Move? Bitcoin Theft Evolves in a Multi-Blockchain World

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 07. 12:00

WannaCry On the Move? Bitcoin Theft Evolves in a Multi-Blockchain World Bitcoins received by the WannaCry ransomware attacks are on the move. Will switching to another blockchain allow the hackers to get away?

WannaCry On the Move? Bitcoin Crime Evolves in a Multi-Blockchain World

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 07. 12:00

WannaCry On the Move? Bitcoin Crime Evolves in a Multi-Blockchain World Bitcoins received by the WannaCry ransomware attacks are on the move. Will switching to another blockchain allow the hackers to get away?

PSD2 and Blockchain: Mutual Support

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 07. 10:00

PSD2 and Blockchain: Mutual Support New rules in Europe aim to change the payments landscape – in the process, they could also boost blockchain development.

Four Quadrants – Dividing and Conquering the Crypto Universe

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 06. 19:10

Four Quadrants – Dividing and Conquering the Crypto Universe State Street's former blockchain lead breaks down how he views developments in the blockchain market – and why there are four opportunities.

'Every Token Is a Snowflake': Why the SEC's ICO Guidance Isn't Enough

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 06. 17:10

'Every Token Is a Snowflake': Why the SEC's ICO Guidance Isn't Enough Finally, the SEC has published guidance for its stance on ICOs, but the vague concepts may not be enough for a new breed of financial professional.

A 'Howey test' for Blockchain? Why the SEC's ICO Guidance Isn't Enough

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 06. 17:10

A 'Howey test' for Blockchain? Why the SEC's ICO Guidance Isn't Enough The SEC may have finally published guidance on ICOs, but the vague concepts may not be enough for a new breed of financial professional.

Bitcoin Fork Blues? These New Yorkers Threw a Party Instead

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 05. 15:00

Bitcoin Fork Blues? These New Yorkers Threw a Party Instead It was party time in New York, hours after a new cryptocurrency was forked off from the main bitcoin blockchain.

Bitcoin Fork Blues? These New Yorkers Threw a Party

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 05. 15:00

Bitcoin Fork Blues? These New Yorkers Threw a Party It was party time in New York, hours after a new cryptocurrency was forked off from the main bitcoin blockchain.

Bitcoin Cash: Questions, Answers and More Questions

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 05. 12:00

Bitcoin Cash: Questions, Answers and More Questions What's the price of Bitcoin Cash? Days after the new cryptocurrency was created, there are more questions than answers about its market.

The Bitcoin Cash Price: Questions, Answers and More Questions

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 05. 12:00

The Bitcoin Cash Price: Questions, Answers and More Questions What's the price of Bitcoin Cash? Days after the new cryptocurrency was created, there are more questions than answers about its market.

Why Even Miners That Hate Bitcoin Cash Might Want to Mine It

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 04. 20:00

Why Even Miners That Hate Bitcoin Cash Might Want to Mine It A cryptic message on the bitcoin cash blockchain on Friday reveals insights into the minds of miners – who now can pick and choose between the chains.

Tokens Can Be Securities? Even ICO Advisors Agree with the SEC

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 03. 15:00

Tokens Can Be Securities? Even ICO Advisors Agree with the SEC One of the ICO sector's most active advisory firms speaks out on its view of the SEC's recent guidance – and it's mostly in agreement with the agency.

State Street to Bitcoin Bull: Blockchain Boss Leaves to Launch Crypto Startup

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 03. 13:00

State Street to Bitcoin Bull: Blockchain Boss Leaves to Launch Crypto Startup A State Street Bank executive has just left his job to launch a crypto company providing liquidity to institutional investors

UASF Revisited: Will Bitcoin's User Revolt Leave a Lasting Legacy?

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 02. 21:30

UASF Revisited: Will Bitcoin's User Revolt Leave a Lasting Legacy? What to make of the most political proposal for bitcoin scaling? CoinDesk looks at the impact of the UASF movement on network development.

Ethereum's Smart Contract Language Serpent Is Headed for Retirement

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 02. 10:00

Ethereum's Smart Contract Language Serpent Is Headed for Retirement

One of the oldest ethereum smart contracting languages is showing signs of age – and it may point to underlying weaknesses in the token economy.

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One of Ethereum's Earliest Smart Contract Languages Is Headed for Retirement

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 02. 10:00

One of Ethereum's Earliest Smart Contract Languages Is Headed for Retirement

One of the oldest ethereum smart contracting languages is showing signs of age – and it may point to underlying weaknesses in the token economy.

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What Happened to Bitcoin: A Recap of the Blockchain's Big Split

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 02. 00:15

What Happened to Bitcoin: A Recap of the Blockchain's Big Split

Missed Tuesday's bitcoin fork? CoinDesk recaps the day's events, outlining how a band of miners broke off of bitcoin to create a new network.

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What Happened to Bitcoin Today: A Recap of the Blockchain's Big Split

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 02. 00:15

What Happened to Bitcoin Today: A Recap of the Blockchain's Big Split

Missed Tuesday's bitcoin fork? CoinDesk recaps the day's events, outlining how a band of miners broke off of bitcoin to create a new network.

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The Problem with Bitcoin Price Charts (Explained in Two Charts)

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 01. 14:00

The Problem with Bitcoin Price Charts (Explained in Two Charts) Confused by bitcoin price charts? If you've been trading traditional assets, there's a good reason for that.

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Bitcoin Cash: Who Supports the Fork And Who Doesn't

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 01. 10:00

Bitcoin Cash: Who Supports the Fork And Who Doesn't CoinDesk's Alyssa Hertig looks at the varied industry reactions to Bitcoin Cash, a variant of bitcoin said to be launching today.

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Bitcoin Fork Watch: News & Guides for the Coming Bitcoin Cash Split

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 01. 04:25

Bitcoin Fork Watch: News & Guides for the Coming Bitcoin Cash Split CoinDesk compiles its feature articles and explainers on Bitcoin Cash ahead of its expected fork on Tuesday.

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The Bitcoin Cash Timeline: What Will Happen When

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 31. 22:50

The Bitcoin Cash Timeline: What Will Happen When Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash? Here's the step by step of what's likely about to happen to the bitcoin blockchain.

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Bitcoin Cash 101: What You Need to Know Before Tomorrow's Fork

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 31. 21:45

Bitcoin Cash 101: What You Need to Know Before Tomorrow's Fork The bitcoin blockchain is expected to fork on Tuesday, but what does that mean for bitcoin users?

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Bitcoin Cash 101: What Users Need to Know Before Tomorrow's Fork

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 31. 21:45

Bitcoin Cash 101: What Users Need to Know Before Tomorrow's Fork The bitcoin blockchain is expected to fork on Tuesday, but what does that mean for bitcoin users?

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Bitcoin Cash 101: What Users Need to Know Before the Fork

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 31. 21:45

Bitcoin Cash 101: What Users Need to Know Before the Fork The bitcoin blockchain is expected to fork on Tuesday, but what does that mean for bitcoin users?

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The Simplest Way to Understand Why The DAO Was a Security

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 31. 16:35

The Simplest Way to Understand Why The DAO Was a Security When is a token a security? It may not be so hard to understand, should users keep this decades-old allegorical tale in mind.

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Public Company to Convert Bitcoin to Stock in First-of-Its-Kind Fundraise

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 31. 14:00

Public Company to Convert Bitcoin to Stock in First-of-Its-Kind Fundraise Amid increasing interest in ICOs, the first-ever convertible bitcoin loan highlights another path for turning cryptocurrency into shares.

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Legal Experts Warn of Coming Crackdown on Token Exchanges

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 31. 13:00

Legal Experts Warn of Coming Crackdown on Token Exchanges A D.C. conference focused on blockchain legal challenges has highlighted the possibility of regulatory turbulence in the token exchange sector.

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More Welcome Than Warning? The DAO Ruling Could Transform Securities

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 31. 10:05

More Welcome Than Warning? The DAO Ruling Could Transform Securities CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson looks at how the recent warning by the SEC could end up changing the regulated securities market.

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Could SPV Support a Billion Bitcoin Users? Sizing up a Scaling Claim

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 30. 13:45

Could SPV Support a Billion Bitcoin Users? Sizing up a Scaling Claim A deep dive into claims that it's safe to remove bitcoin's block size limit and instead rely on existing "simplified payment verification" methods.

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Blockchain Startups Take on Ticket Touting, But Will They Gain Traction?

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 30. 12:30

Blockchain Startups Take on Ticket Touting, But Will They Gain Traction? Blockchain startups are designing ethereum protocols to reduce ticket touting and fraud, but they face an uphill battle against the big incumbents.

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Startups Brace for the 'Bitcoin Cash' Fork in Wave of Policy Changes

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 29. 14:05

Startups Brace for the 'Bitcoin Cash' Fork in Wave of Policy Changes Industry startups face tricky decisions as a new cryptocurrency, Bitcoin Cash, moves to split off from the main bitcoin network next week.

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Startups Brace for Bitcoin Cash Fork in Wave of Policy Updates

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 29. 14:05

Startups Brace for Bitcoin Cash Fork in Wave of Policy Updates Industry startups face tricky decisions as a new cryptocurrency, Bitcoin Cash, moves to split off from the main bitcoin network next week.

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ViaBTC Is Claiming Neutrality in the Bitcoin Cash Debate

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 29. 10:30

ViaBTC Is Claiming Neutrality in the Bitcoin Cash Debate A controversial mining pool arguably at the center of bitcoin's upcoming Bitcoin Cash fork is opening up about its position and global perception.

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ViaBTC Is Claiming Neutrality as Bitcoin Cash Heads Toward Likely Launch

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 29. 10:30

ViaBTC Is Claiming Neutrality as Bitcoin Cash Heads Toward Likely Launch A controversial mining pool arguably at the center of bitcoin's upcoming Bitcoin Cash fork is opening up about its position and global perception.

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ViaBTC Claims Neutrality Ahead of Bitcoin Cash's Likely Launch

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 29. 10:30

ViaBTC Claims Neutrality Ahead of Bitcoin Cash's Likely Launch A controversial mining pool arguably at the center of bitcoin's upcoming Bitcoin Cash fork is opening up about its position and global perception.

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Why Are Miners Involved in Bitcoin Code Changes Anyway?

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 28. 16:05

Why Are Miners Involved in Bitcoin Code Changes Anyway? How can miners block bitcoin changes? CoinDesk takes a look at how the network upgrades and the role these parties play.

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Overstock's TØ Has Already Built a Platform for Trading Regulated ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 28. 11:30

Overstock's TØ Has Already Built a Platform for Trading Regulated ICOs A new wave of blockchain-based securities could help propel forward the blockchain strategy of one of the largest US retailers.

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The DAO Report: Understanding the Risk of SEC Enforcement

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 27. 14:30

The DAO Report: Understanding the Risk of SEC Enforcement A legal expert discusses the potential impact of a new SEC report on the use of blockchain-based tokens for fundraising.

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The Uniform Law Commission Has Given States a Clear Path to Approach Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 27. 13:30

The Uniform Law Commission Has Given States a Clear Path to Approach Bitcoin Legal analyst Peter Van Valkenburgh offers a positive take on new model legislation designed for state lawmakers.

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No Panic: Cooler Heads Prevail as SEC Casts Shadow on Cooley ICO Event

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 27. 00:10

No Panic: Cooler Heads Prevail as SEC Casts Shadow on Cooley ICO Event An event focused on initial coin offerings saw optimism despite SEC guidance that signaled a new era for the novel funding method.

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The Big News Behind the BTC-e Arrest and Mt Gox Connection

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 26. 23:17

The Big News Behind the BTC-e Arrest and Mt Gox Connection CoinDesk takes a look at new developments in the Mt Gox case, attempting to provide an easy-to-read overview of the complex events.

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CoinDesk Explainer: Bitcoin Cash and Why It's Forking the Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 26. 15:00

CoinDesk Explainer: Bitcoin Cash and Why It's Forking the Blockchain A group of miners unhappy with scaling proposal Segwit2x have created Bitcoin Cash, an alternative that could fork the bitcoin network on Aug. 1.

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CoinDesk Explainer: Bitcoin Cash and Why It's Forking Off the Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 26. 15:00

CoinDesk Explainer: Bitcoin Cash and Why It's Forking Off the Blockchain A group of miners unhappy with scaling proposal Segwit2x have created Bitcoin Cash, an alternative that could fork the bitcoin network on Aug. 1.

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Bitcoin Cash: Why It's Forking the Blockchain And What That Means

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 26. 15:00

Bitcoin Cash: Why It's Forking the Blockchain And What That Means A group of miners unhappy with scaling proposal Segwit2x have created Bitcoin Cash, an alternative that could fork the bitcoin network on Aug. 1.

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ICOs: Foolish Mania or Market Discovery?

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 26. 10:38

ICOs: Foolish Mania or Market Discovery? As ICO mania subsides, CoinDesk contributor Ariel Deschapell argues the increased experimentation that will result is likely an industry boon.

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ICOs: Foolish Mania or Market Discovery? (They Might Be Both)

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 26. 10:38

ICOs: Foolish Mania or Market Discovery? (They Might Be Both) As ICO mania subsides, CoinDesk contributor Ariel Deschapell argues the increased experimentation that will result is likely an industry boon.

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What's Left Before SegWit Goes Live? Bitcoin's Path to More Capacity

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 25. 13:31

What's Left Before SegWit Goes Live? Bitcoin's Path to More Capacity How far away is bitcoin from a capacity upgrade? While technical progress is being made, things are far from set in stone.

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'Unrealistic': BIP 91 Creator James Hilliard Has Choice Words for Segwit2x

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 24. 23:35

'Unrealistic': BIP 91 Creator James Hilliard Has Choice Words for Segwit2x The creative coder behind a clever way to enact SegWit doesn't believe a new proposal for the network is in its best interest.

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Crypto Assets Trade 24/7 – And That Changes More Than Uptime

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 24. 14:00

Crypto Assets Trade 24/7 – And That Changes More Than Uptime The cryptocurrency markets trade 24 hours a day, seven days a week – and that changes a lot more than uptime.

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ICOs in the EU: How Will the 'Slow Giant' Regulate Tokens?

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 24. 12:00

ICOs in the EU: How Will the 'Slow Giant' Regulate Tokens? A legal expert shines a light on how ICOs might be regulated in the European Union, proposing next steps and potential challenges ahead.

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Bold and Cautious: London Stock Exchange Group's Careful Blockchain Steps

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 24. 10:15

Bold and Cautious: London Stock Exchange Group's Careful Blockchain Steps CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson sheds light on the LSE Group's history of innovation in capital markets, with bold moves tempered by sensible caution.

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Bold But Cautious: London Stock Exchange's Blockchain Work Is History Repeated

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 24. 10:15

Bold But Cautious: London Stock Exchange's Blockchain Work Is History Repeated CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson sheds light on the LSE Group's history of innovation in capital markets, with bold moves tempered by sensible caution.

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Details Emerge on Singapore Central Bank's Blockchain R&D

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 24. 05:30

Details Emerge on Singapore Central Bank's Blockchain R&D Singapore's "Project Ubin" is being built so that all cross-border payments and securities settlements can occur almost instantly.

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What Coinbase's Cuba Problem Says About the Bitcoin Business

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 23. 14:40

What Coinbase's Cuba Problem Says About the Bitcoin Business As travelers to Cuba can attest, an unfortunate reality of cryptocurrency services today is the poor customer support.

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Between a Rock and a Hard Fork: Jeff Garzik's Plan to Avoid a Bitcoin Split

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 22. 22:05

Between a Rock and a Hard Fork: Jeff Garzik's Plan to Avoid a Bitcoin Split Perhaps no coder is more at the center of bitcoin's raging scaling debate more than Jeff Garzik – here he talks about the network's future.

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Understanding Bitcoin's Scaling Debate: Politics Comes First

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 21. 23:20

Understanding Bitcoin's Scaling Debate: Politics Comes First Cato Institute's Jim Harper argues that, since the scaling debate is so political, the community has something to learn from Washington, D.C.

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Utility Settlement Coin Creator to Open-Source Modular Blockchain Software

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 21. 15:00

Utility Settlement Coin Creator to Open-Source Modular Blockchain Software The secretive firm behind the Utility Settlement Coin project has told CoinDesk of plans to roll-out new open-source offerings.

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BIP 91 Locks In: What This Means for Bitcoin and Why It's Not Scaled Yet

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 21. 02:18

BIP 91 Locks In: What This Means for Bitcoin and Why It's Not Scaled Yet BIP 91 has officially locked in. At press time, bitcoin's miners, the network of computer operators that secure the blockchain, have now been signaling that they will upgrade the code for 269 blocks in the same signaling period, a move that takes the software one step closer to changing its structure to accommodate more transactions. Stepping back, […]

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Non-Profits See Blockchain Vision, But Face Harsh Realities

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 20. 14:00

Non-Profits See Blockchain Vision, But Face Harsh Realities Aid organizations bring significant resources and institutional muscle into the blockchain arena, but they also face unique hurdles to implementation.

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Bitcoin Exchanges Advise Caution as Scaling Proposals Collide

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 20. 13:00

Bitcoin Exchanges Advise Caution as Scaling Proposals Collide With a number of developer proposals set to collide in the coming days, exchanges are issuing policy updates for bitcoin users.

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Bitcoin Startups Advise Caution as Scaling Proposals Collide

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 20. 13:00

Bitcoin Startups Advise Caution as Scaling Proposals Collide With a number of developer proposals set to collide in the coming days, exchanges are issuing policy updates for bitcoin users.

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Building a Blockchain Strategy? Deloitte's CTO Has Advice For You

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 19. 15:05

Building a Blockchain Strategy? Deloitte's CTO Has Advice For You CoinDesk goes in-depth with the CTO of professional services giant Deloitte to discover new details about its global blockchain strategy.

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Behind on Bitcoin Drama? A (Short) History of Scaling

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 19. 14:00

Behind on Bitcoin Drama? A (Short) History of Scaling Feeling lost in the bitcoin scaling discussion? CoinDesk provides a selection of must-read content to quickly bring you up to speed.

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150 Members: Indian Government, Mastercard Join Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 18. 21:29

150 Members: Indian Government, Mastercard Join Enterprise Ethereum Alliance A state government in India, Mastercard and Cisco are among 34 new members of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance.

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What Could Happen to Bitcoin? A Visual Guide to Scaling Outcomes

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 18. 16:15

What Could Happen to Bitcoin? A Visual Guide to Scaling Outcomes Bitcoin is poised for a number of possible code changes this summer, so CoinDesk has compiled a chart to help users navigate the developing situation.

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Daimler's €100 Million Ethereum Bond Is Bigger Than Mercedes-Benz

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 18. 14:00

Daimler's €100 Million Ethereum Bond Is Bigger Than Mercedes-Benz Daimler AG's blockchain-based "Schuldschein" bond signals the first step in a much larger plan to explore the technology.

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CoinDesk Explainer: How BIP 91 Implements SegWit While Avoiding a Split

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 18. 10:40

CoinDesk Explainer: How BIP 91 Implements SegWit While Avoiding a Split CoinDesk gives a broad overview of BIP 91, a code proposal that could prove integral to bitcoin's upcoming scaling upgrade.

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CoinDesk Explainer: How BIP 91 Enacts SegWit While Avoiding a Bitcoin Split

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 18. 05:07

CoinDesk Explainer: How BIP 91 Enacts SegWit While Avoiding a Bitcoin Split CoinDesk gives a broad overview of BIP 91, a code proposal that could prove integral to bitcoin's upcoming scaling upgrade.

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Blockchain and Aid: It's About More Than Efficiency

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 17. 11:00

Blockchain and Aid: It's About More Than Efficiency A closer look at how blockchain efforts could make a real difference in the world of charities and aid distribution.

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To the Moon? Blockchain's Big Hiring Crunch Could Last Years

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 16. 13:00

To the Moon? Blockchain's Big Hiring Crunch Could Last Years The world may be buzzing about blockchain and its recent influx of ICO-based capital, but a lack of skilled developers threatens to hold up growth.

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To the Moon? Blockchain's Hiring Crunch Could Last Years

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 16. 13:00

To the Moon? Blockchain's Hiring Crunch Could Last Years The world may be buzzing about blockchain and its recent influx of ICO-based capital, but a lack of skilled developers threatens to hold up growth.

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How Initial Coin Offerings Sidestepped Traditional Disruption Models

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 15. 12:00

How Initial Coin Offerings Sidestepped Traditional Disruption Models Medici Ventures' Steve Hopkins dissects developments in blockchain, arguing that the tech's use for fundraising sets the stage for massive disruption.

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Mr. Blockchain Goes to Washington

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 15. 11:30

Mr. Blockchain Goes to Washington CoinDesk profiles a recent effort to educate US lawmakers on the impact and benefits of blockchain technology in Washington, DC.

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The Segwit2x Boycott: Bitcoin's UASF Isn't Backing Down From August Deadline

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 14. 17:39

The Segwit2x Boycott: Bitcoin's UASF Isn't Backing Down From August Deadline Support for a so-called UASF continues, adding complications to bitcoin's upcoming scaling drama.

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Bitcoin and the Benefits of 'Coopetition' in Adversarial Environments

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 14. 14:00

Bitcoin and the Benefits of 'Coopetition' in Adversarial Environments Jameson Lopp makes an impassioned plea for more cooperation between the players in the bitcoin space in order that the system can thrive.

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Bitcoin and the Benefits of 'Coopetition'

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 14. 14:00

Bitcoin and the Benefits of 'Coopetition' Jameson Lopp makes an impassioned plea for more cooperation between the players in the bitcoin space in order that the system can thrive.

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Bitcoin Scaling Watch: News & Guides to Navigate the Coming Clash of Code

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 13. 20:52

Bitcoin Scaling Watch: News & Guides to Navigate the Coming Clash of Code CoinDesk compiles the news, guides, explainers and real-time updates to keep you up-to-date on everything bitcoin scaling.

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Beyond Segwit2x: Paul Sztorc Thinks Bitcoin Needs a New Scaling Roadmap

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 13. 17:05

Beyond Segwit2x: Paul Sztorc Thinks Bitcoin Needs a New Scaling Roadmap While current scaling proposals near collision, Paul Sztorc details his vision of bitcoin's future, including Lightening Network and Drivechain.

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The State of ICO Regulation? New Report Outlines Legal Status in 6 Nations

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 13. 15:00

The State of ICO Regulation? New Report Outlines Legal Status in 6 Nations Fintech research firm Autonomous NEXT has published a new report on the regulatory and operational challenges faced internationally by ICOs.

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Why Brave's $35 Million ICO May Not Be Enough for a High-Tech Hiring Spree

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 12. 18:00

Why Brave's $35 Million ICO May Not Be Enough for a High-Tech Hiring Spree The CEO of Brave Software may have just raised millions in an ICO, but that doesn't mean all his business problems are solved.

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Explainer: What Is SegWit2x and What Does It Mean for Bitcoin?

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 12. 15:00

Explainer: What Is SegWit2x and What Does It Mean for Bitcoin? As an important deadline approaches, CoinDesk defines SegWit2x and breaks down the support and dissent of the most talked about scaling proposal.

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Gambling on a Hard Fork: Will Roger Ver Take up a High-Stakes Bitcoin Wager?

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 12. 13:00

Gambling on a Hard Fork: Will Roger Ver Take up a High-Stakes Bitcoin Wager? Will controversial bitcoin investor Roger Ver take this high-stakes wager on a possible hard fork now there's a technical solution?

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Immature Code or Good Test? Bitcoin Scaling Proposal Segwit2x's Testnet Forks

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 11. 20:20

Immature Code or Good Test? Bitcoin Scaling Proposal Segwit2x's Testnet Forks SegWit2x's testnet fork brings criticism, yet its developers claim the problem won't be replicated by the live deployment.

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Fabric 1.0: Hyperledger Releases First Production-Ready Blockchain Software

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 11. 16:59

Fabric 1.0: Hyperledger Releases First Production-Ready Blockchain Software Open-source blockchain consortium Hyperledger has announced that its first production-ready solution, Fabric, is now complete.

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Defending Borders with Blockchain: National Security Wonks Call for Action

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 11. 15:00

Defending Borders with Blockchain: National Security Wonks Call for Action A new report from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies details how blockchain could be used to protect government supply chains.

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Defending Borders with Blockchain: Former Cheney Advisor Calls for Action

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 11. 15:00

Defending Borders with Blockchain: Former Cheney Advisor Calls for Action A new report from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies details how blockchain could be used to protect government supply chains.

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Equity Markets on a Blockchain: Delaware's Potential Impact

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 10. 11:00

Equity Markets on a Blockchain: Delaware's Potential Impact Noelle Acheson is a 10-year veteran of company analysis and the author of CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday, exclusively to CoinDesk subscribers. Last week, Delaware passed amendments to state legislation that, once signed into law by the end of July, will give corporations registered in the state the right to issue and trade shares on […]

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Bitcoin's Price Surge is Making Hobby Mining Profitable Again

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 09. 13:30

Bitcoin's Price Surge is Making Hobby Mining Profitable Again As the price per bitcoin increases, more and more people are being lured into hobby mining, which can once again provide ROI.

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Ripple's XRP: Giving the Third-Largest Cryptocurrency a Second Look

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 09. 12:46

Ripple's XRP: Giving the Third-Largest Cryptocurrency a Second Look Amidst a broader uptick in interest in crypto assets, is XRP worth a look? A long-time bitcoin investor shares his view.

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Smart Contracts for Bitcoin? Lightning's Tadge Dryja Is Working on It

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 08. 10:45

Smart Contracts for Bitcoin? Lightning's Tadge Dryja Is Working on It A well-known bitcoin developer has published a new proposal for how smart contracts could be added to the blockchain network.

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Who Watches Bitcoin's Watchmen? Scaling's Great Game of Egos

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 07. 15:00

Who Watches Bitcoin's Watchmen? Scaling's Great Game of Egos Miners, startups, developers. CoinDesk editor Pete Rizzo takes a look at the cast of characters behind bitcoin's escalating scaling debate.

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Life After Coinbase: Can Charlie Lee Keep Litecoin's Revival Alive?

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 07. 14:00

Life After Coinbase: Can Charlie Lee Keep Litecoin's Revival Alive? Having left his job at cryptocurrency startup Coinbase, Charlie Lee has big plans to popularize his cryptocurrency creation, litecoin.

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Killing 'Cryptocurrency': Why It's Time to Retire the Term

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 07. 12:00

Killing 'Cryptocurrency': Why It's Time to Retire the Term A crypto fund manager argues that the term "cryptocurrencies" is now outdated, proposing another term to match the shifting use of the technology.

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A Former Politico Editor Is Using Ethereum to Help Fix Journalism

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 06. 14:00

A Former Politico Editor Is Using Ethereum to Help Fix Journalism A new project staffed with media heavyweights envisions how news outlets could be disrupted and decentralized by blockchain tech.

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What Monopoly? Blockchain Startup Setl Sets Sights Beyond Australia

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 05. 13:00

What Monopoly? Blockchain Startup Setl Sets Sights Beyond Australia Even before regulators open up the market, Setl is building a competing platform in an Australian post-trade system long dominated by a monopoly.

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The World Economic Forum Might Not Be Ready to Lead a Blockchain Revolution

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 05. 11:00

The World Economic Forum Might Not Be Ready to Lead a Blockchain Revolution Even as the World Economic Forum seeks a leadership role in blockchain, a senior executive says its members still have much to learn about the tech.

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'Nail in the Coffin': The Day US Regulators Stifled Bitcoin Startups

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 04. 11:00

'Nail in the Coffin': The Day US Regulators Stifled Bitcoin Startups An early bitcoin startup CEO looks back on the evolution of regulation in the US, arguing it has had a lasting negative impact on the industry.

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On Blockchain, Intermediaries and Hype

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 03. 11:15

On Blockchain, Intermediaries and Hype A startup founder rails against the current hype over blockchain technology, arguing that it's a solution for a problem that doesn't exist

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Port of Call: Blockchain's Impact on Supply Chains is Broader Than It Seems

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 03. 10:30

Port of Call: Blockchain's Impact on Supply Chains is Broader Than It Seems Without resilient ports, the links that bind world trade together won’t hold – and that's where blockchain could play a vital role.

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Uniform Regulation for Virtual Currency Businesses: Coming to a State Near You

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 02. 20:55

Uniform Regulation for Virtual Currency Businesses: Coming to a State Near You Attorney Katherine Cooper looks at work ongoing to standardize virtual currency law in the US, and the issues that stand in the way.

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A Cypherpunk Dream: Blockstream Developer Departs to Build Bitcoin Web

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 02. 11:45

A Cypherpunk Dream: Blockstream Developer Departs to Build Bitcoin Web Eric Martindale's new project is a trustless, decentralized exchange with smart contract functionality the developer claims is superior to ethereum.

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Tame the Whales? Developer Nick Johnson Thinks He Can Fix ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 01. 15:15

Tame the Whales? Developer Nick Johnson Thinks He Can Fix ICOs A new proposal from Ethereum Foundation developer Nick Johnson takes aim at what some are calling chronic issues with ICOs.

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ICOs, Dumb Money and Ethereum's (Eth)ical Dilemma

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 01. 12:20

ICOs, Dumb Money and Ethereum's (Eth)ical Dilemma Investment strategist Matt Prusak outlines why he predicts a massive correction for ether and the other tokens built on ethereum.

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Delaware House Passes Historic Blockchain Regulation

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 01. 04:54

Delaware House Passes Historic Blockchain Regulation Historic legislation has been passed by the state of Delaware's house of representatives that would make explicit the right of corporations to trade stocks on a blockchain.

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Swift Completes Blockchain Smart Contracts Trial

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 30. 15:00

Swift Completes Blockchain Smart Contracts Trial Interbank messaging platform Swift has completed a blockchain proof-of-concept built using a data oracle from startup SmartContract.

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The $28-Billion Challenge: Can Ethereum Scale to Meet Demand?

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 30. 12:30

The $28-Billion Challenge: Can Ethereum Scale to Meet Demand? While it is now vying with bitcoin for the No. 1 cryptocurrency crown, ethereum is still far from becoming the "world computer" originally envisioned.

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Bitcoin Scaling Project Segwit2x to Release New Code Tomorrow

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 29. 14:10

Bitcoin Scaling Project Segwit2x to Release New Code Tomorrow Code for a popular but controversial bitcoin scaling proposal is set to be released on Friday, marking a major milestone for the effort.

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Bitcoin Scaling Project Segwit2x to Release New Code Today

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 29. 14:10

Bitcoin Scaling Project Segwit2x to Release New Code Today Code for a popular but controversial bitcoin scaling proposal is set to be released on Friday, marking a major milestone for the effort.

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Celebrity Investor Mark Cuban is About to Participate in His First ICO

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 29. 11:01

Celebrity Investor Mark Cuban is About to Participate in His First ICO Celebrity investor Mark Cuban has revealed he intends to purchase tokens as part of an ICO launched by one of his portfolio startups, Unikrn.

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Bitcoin Legal Experts: nChain SegWit Criticisms Are Flawed

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 28. 15:50

Bitcoin Legal Experts: nChain SegWit Criticisms Are Flawed An evaluation of the possible legal risks of a bitcoin protocol change written by startup nChain has been criticised by industry legal experts.

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Why Silicon Valley Accelerator 500 Startups Isn't Backing ICOs – Yet

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 28. 13:30

Why Silicon Valley Accelerator 500 Startups Isn't Backing ICOs – Yet A famed early-stage Silicon Valley investment firm breaks its silence on ICOs and how the new funding method might affect its approach.

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Silicon Valley Accelerator 500 Startups Isn't Backing ICOs – Yet

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 28. 13:30

Silicon Valley Accelerator 500 Startups Isn't Backing ICOs – Yet A famed early-stage Silicon Valley investment firm breaks its silence on ICOs and how the new funding method might affect its approach.

Source

'End Poverty, Restore Trust': World Bank Dives into Blockchain with Lab Launch

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 28. 11:00

'End Poverty, Restore Trust': World Bank Dives into Blockchain with Lab Launch The World Bank is launching a blockchain lab to develop projects that can improve governance and social outcomes in the developing world.

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World Economic Forum Publishes Blockchain Governance Taxonomy

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 28. 10:38

World Economic Forum Publishes Blockchain Governance Taxonomy The World Economic Forum has published a paper arguing that blockchain stakeholders should organize in a way that would dwarf the largest consortia.

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The Risks of Segregated Witness: Possible Problems Under US Contract Law

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 27. 15:00

The Risks of Segregated Witness: Possible Problems Under US Contract Law Jimmy Nguyen of nChain provides an opinion on possible legal issues with the SegWit scaling proposal should it activate on bitcoin's network.

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ASIC on Blockchain: Australia's Securities Watchdog Unlikely to Regulate ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 27. 13:00

ASIC on Blockchain: Australia's Securities Watchdog Unlikely to Regulate ICOs In a new interview with CoinDesk, ASIC chairman Greg Medcraft opens up about how the regulator is observing blockchain innovation – including ICOs.

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Australia's Securities Watchdog 'Unlikely' to Regulate ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 27. 13:00

Australia's Securities Watchdog 'Unlikely' to Regulate ICOs In a new interview with CoinDesk, ASIC chairman Greg Medcraft opens up about how the regulator is observing blockchain innovation.

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ASIC on Blockchain: Australia's Securities Watchdog 'Unlikely' to Regulate ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 27. 13:00

ASIC on Blockchain: Australia's Securities Watchdog 'Unlikely' to Regulate ICOs In a new interview with CoinDesk, ASIC chairman Greg Medcraft opens up about how the regulator is observing blockchain innovation.

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Counting Chickens: Can Blockchain Restore Trust in China's Food Supply?

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 26. 13:03

Counting Chickens: Can Blockchain Restore Trust in China's Food Supply? A new Chinese food-tracking initiative hints at the power of blockchain to improve society's deeper issues.

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'Flippening' Flop? As Ethereum's Price Pulls Back, Market Remains Bullish

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 26. 11:00

'Flippening' Flop? As Ethereum's Price Pulls Back, Market Remains Bullish After weeks of growth, it seems ether's much-hyped 'Flippening' – overtaking bitcoin as the most valuable cryptocurrency – is on hold.

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ICOs: Why There's More Than One Way

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 25. 15:00

ICOs: Why There's More Than One Way EY's Pascal Leblanc discusses an alternative approach to ICOs, putting forth a new model aimed to mitigate the price volatility of tokens.

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EOS: Unpacking the Big Promises Behind a Possible Blockchain Contender

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 25. 14:22

EOS: Unpacking the Big Promises Behind a Possible Blockchain Contender Dan Larimer says his new project has an infinitely scalable blockchain, but skeptics doubt the controversial figure's ability to pull it off.

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Analyzing Ether: A Long-Time Bitcoin Investor's Skeptical Take

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 24. 12:00

Analyzing Ether: A Long-Time Bitcoin Investor's Skeptical Take Miner and investor 'P4man' looks at the altcoin market to see if there is a credible alternative to bitcoin. Can ethereum cut the mustard?

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Analyzing Ether: A Bitcoin Investor's Skeptical Take

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 24. 12:00

Analyzing Ether: A Bitcoin Investor's Skeptical Take Miner and investor 'P4man' looks at the altcoin market to see if there is a credible alternative to bitcoin. Can ethereum cut the mustard?

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Changing Exchanges: Will the Coinbase of Tomorrow Be Decentralized?

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 24. 11:03

Changing Exchanges: Will the Coinbase of Tomorrow Be Decentralized? A new wave of decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges that exist almost entirely on a blockchain could do away with middlemen.

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Top Secret? Bitcoin Scaling Plan Segwit2x Leaves More Questions Than Answers

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 23. 19:20

Top Secret? Bitcoin Scaling Plan Segwit2x Leaves More Questions Than Answers While SegWit2x has significant support, according to some in the bitcoin community, the group is closing off software development to opposition.

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Accounting Coalition Moves to Work with Regulators on Blockchain Innovation

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 23. 14:00

Accounting Coalition Moves to Work with Regulators on Blockchain Innovation To prevent regulation falling behind innovation, the Accounting Blockchain Coalition launched five working groups at an event this week.

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Cryptocurrency: How We Hook the Masses

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 23. 12:00

Cryptocurrency: How We Hook the Masses Could cryptocurrency rewards demonstrate the value of the technology and ultimately help bring mass adoption? Jaywalk CEO Rich Svinkin believes so.

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Identity without the Blockchain? Skepticism Grows for Once-Hot Use Case

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 22. 14:30

Identity without the Blockchain? Skepticism Grows for Once-Hot Use Case Launched at the UN, the ID2020 Alliance is seeking to revolutionize identity, but will blockchain be the technology of choice?

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Power to the User: Accenture and Microsoft Are Changing Identity with Ethereum

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 22. 12:00

Power to the User: Accenture and Microsoft Are Changing Identity with Ethereum Centralized ways to prove identity may now have an expiration date, thanks to a new blockchain prototype jointly built by Microsoft and Accenture.

Source

Power to the User: Accenture & Microsoft Are Changing Identity with Ethereum

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 22. 12:00

Power to the User: Accenture & Microsoft Are Changing Identity with Ethereum Centralized ways to prove identity may now have an expiration date, thanks to a new blockchain prototype jointly built by Microsoft and Accenture.

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No ICO: Hedge Fund Numerai Releases Blockchain Token But Skips the Funding

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 21. 15:10

No ICO: Hedge Fund Numerai Releases Blockchain Token But Skips the Funding Autonomous hedge fund startup Numerai is releasing a new token today, though in a way that deviates from recent market trends.

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Armed with an Ethereum ICO, Can Kik Succeed Where Facebook Failed?

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 21. 13:30

Armed with an Ethereum ICO, Can Kik Succeed Where Facebook Failed? Social media platform Kik opens up about its plans to launch a cryptocurrency, saying the move could fulfill long-held business goals.

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A Bitcoin Scaling Upgrade: How It Could Finally Happen (And How It Could Fail)

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 21. 11:00

A Bitcoin Scaling Upgrade: How It Could Finally Happen (And How It Could Fail) As various scaling proposal deadlines loom, bitcoin is either on the verge of the biggest change in its history, or its biggest political failure.

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UN Leaders Urge Blockchain Startups to Collaborate on Identity

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 20. 14:01

UN Leaders Urge Blockchain Startups to Collaborate on Identity Representatives of the UN are calling for blockchain firms and others to collaborate on better identity solutions.

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Too Easy? Critics Take Aim at Ethereum Token Standard Amid ICO Boom

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 20. 13:00

Too Easy? Critics Take Aim at Ethereum Token Standard Amid ICO Boom Ethereum launched its ERC-20 token standard with good intentions, but as ICO fever takes hold, some are wondering if it's now too easy to raise funds.

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'Absolutely Necessary': How Blockchain Could Help Tech Giant Cisco Reboot

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 19. 15:00

'Absolutely Necessary': How Blockchain Could Help Tech Giant Cisco Reboot As hardware sales fall, Cisco is now pushing even deeper into blockchain, seeking efficiency benefits and improved profits from the tech.

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Nevada Senator: We Want to Be 'Home Base' for Blockchain Startups

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 19. 13:01

Nevada Senator: We Want to Be 'Home Base' for Blockchain Startups A new law in Nevada is paving the way for the US state's broad bid to attract new blockchain startups.

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Forfeit Your Bitcoin? Congressional Bill Draws Fire Over Border Check Rules

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 19. 11:45

Forfeit Your Bitcoin? Congressional Bill Draws Fire Over Border Check Rules A group of influential US senators want to see digital currency holdings declared at the border – and advocates of the tech are pushing back.

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Financial Inclusion & Cryptocurrency: Why We Need an AML/KYC Safe Harbor

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 18. 13:00

Financial Inclusion & Cryptocurrency: Why We Need an AML/KYC Safe Harbor Compliance rules may be boosting blockchain innovation, but legal uncertainty is excluding some developing nations from the global banking system.

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Banking and Blockchain: Why We Need an AML/KYC Safe Harbor

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 18. 13:00

Banking and Blockchain: Why We Need an AML/KYC Safe Harbor Compliance rules may be boosting blockchain innovation, but legal uncertainty is excluding some developing nations from the global banking system.

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Blockchain in France: A Primer on an Emerging Market

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 18. 12:00

Blockchain in France: A Primer on an Emerging Market A startup founder gives an overview of the French blockchain scene, arguing that now is the time to take official engagement to the next level.

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Coinbase to White Hat Hacker: We Don't Want Your Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 17. 12:45

Coinbase to White Hat Hacker: We Don't Want Your Bitcoin Black hat hackers are asking for bitcoin. White hat hackers, at the behest of clients need to pay up. But Coinbase is kicking the 'good guys' out.

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Ethereum's ERC-20 Tokens Are All the Rage. But What Are They Anyway?

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 17. 12:08

Ethereum's ERC-20 Tokens Are All the Rage. But What Are They Anyway? At the root of a high-profile wave of mega-ICO fundraising efforts on ethereum is a token standard called ERC-20. So what is it anyway?

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Ethereum 'Tokens' Are All the Rage. But What Are They Anyway?

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 17. 12:08

Ethereum 'Tokens' Are All the Rage. But What Are They Anyway? At the root of a high-profile wave of mega-ICO fundraising efforts on ethereum is a token standard called ERC-20. So what is it anyway?

Source

First Look: Bitcoin Scaling Proposal Segwit2x Gets Alpha Release

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 16. 14:45

First Look: Bitcoin Scaling Proposal Segwit2x Gets Alpha Release The first code for bitcoin scaling proposal SegWit2x has been released for testing. Notably, it might be compatible with another proposal, BIP 148.

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Bitcoin Scaling Proposal Segwit2x Moves Ahead With Initial Code Release

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 16. 14:45

Bitcoin Scaling Proposal Segwit2x Moves Ahead With Initial Code Release The first code for bitcoin scaling proposal SegWit2x has been released for testing. Notably, it might be compatible with another proposal, BIP 148.

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Initial Coin Offerings: Where the SEC Might Stand

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 16. 14:00

Initial Coin Offerings: Where the SEC Might Stand Should purveyors of ICOs fear the long arm of US law? Legal experts cite a recent case that suggests the answer may be yes.

Source

As Crypto Markets See Slowing Growth, Traders Say Look Long

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 16. 11:00

As Crypto Markets See Slowing Growth, Traders Say Look Long As the cryptocurrency markets show signs of cooling, traders are beginning to emphasize a return to long-term strategic bets.

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As Crypto Markets See Slowing Growth, Traders Look Long

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 16. 11:00

As Crypto Markets See Slowing Growth, Traders Look Long As the cryptocurrency markets show signs of cooling, traders are beginning to emphasize a return to long-term strategic bets.

Source

Game of Bluffs? With Bitmain Plan, Bitcoin Scaling Becomes Digital 'Missile Crisis'

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 15. 15:00

Game of Bluffs? With Bitmain Plan, Bitcoin Scaling Becomes Digital 'Missile Crisis' In yet another turn to bitcoin's scaling debate, mining firm Bitmain says it would split the network should an upgrade known as 'BIP 148' activate.

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Game of Bluffs? With UAHF Plan, Bitcoin Scaling Becomes Digital 'Missile Crisis'

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 15. 15:00

Game of Bluffs? With UAHF Plan, Bitcoin Scaling Becomes Digital 'Missile Crisis' In yet another turn to bitcoin's scaling debate, mining firm Bitmain says it would split the network should an upgrade known as 'BIP 148' activate.

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Game of Bluffs? With UAHF, Bitcoin Scaling Becomes Digital 'Missile Crisis'

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 15. 15:00

Game of Bluffs? With UAHF, Bitcoin Scaling Becomes Digital 'Missile Crisis' In yet another turn to bitcoin's scaling debate, mining firm Bitmain says it would split the network should an upgrade known as 'BIP 148' activate.

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Common Enemy? Swift Says Hackers Can Unite Banks and Blockchain Disruptors

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 15. 14:00

Common Enemy? Swift Says Hackers Can Unite Banks and Blockchain Disruptors Live on stage yesterday, the CEO of Swift asked some hard-hitting questions of his members and one potential blockchain competitor regarding security.

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Swift CEO Says Hackers Can Unite Banks and Blockchain Disruptors

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 15. 14:00

Swift CEO Says Hackers Can Unite Banks and Blockchain Disruptors Long a target of blockchain disruptors, the ultimate banking middleman, Swift, is looking to re-position itself as part of the fight against hackers.

Source

Traders Plan for Correction as Cryptocurrency Market Tops $100 Billion

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 15. 11:00

Traders Plan for Correction as Cryptocurrency Market Tops $100 Billion As a boom in the cryptocurrency market shows signs of slowing, traders are taking defensive measures and hedging their bets.

Source

Traders Plan for Correction as Crypto Market Falls Below $100 Billion

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 15. 11:00

Traders Plan for Correction as Crypto Market Falls Below $100 Billion As a boom in the cryptocurrency market shows signs of slowing, traders are taking defensive measures and hedging their bets.

Source

Survey: Enthusiasm for Ethereum Hit an All-Time High in Q1

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 14. 17:06

Survey: Enthusiasm for Ethereum Hit an All-Time High in Q1 CoinDesk highlights the results of a survey it conducted in Q1 on the state of the ethereum protocol and its sentiment among users.

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Bitcoin Scaling: How to Give Everyone More Control

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 14. 12:00

Bitcoin Scaling: How to Give Everyone More Control Jimmy Song of Paxos discusses bitcoin's scaling debate, arguing that adding sidechains to the protocol could ultimately provide the best path forward.

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PwC Principal: Cryptocurrencies Could Power New Economy

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 14. 05:15

PwC Principal: Cryptocurrencies Could Power New Economy A keynote speech at a New York blockchain conference today saw a notable financial executive discuss the potential benefits of cryptocurrency.

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BIP 148 + SegWit2x? A Bitcoin Scaling Compromise Might Not Be So Easy

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 13. 16:30

BIP 148 + SegWit2x? A Bitcoin Scaling Compromise Might Not Be So Easy Popular bitcoin scaling solutions BIP148 and SegWit2x aren't compatible, but should they be to avoid a network split?

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United Nations Sends Aid to 10,000 Syrian Refugees Using Ethereum Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 13. 11:00

United Nations Sends Aid to 10,000 Syrian Refugees Using Ethereum Blockchain UN food aid has been issued to thousands of Syrian refugees, signaling success for one of the largest charitable implementations of ethereum.

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Bitcoin, Ethereum and a New Direction for Cryptocurrency Investment

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 12. 10:40

Bitcoin, Ethereum and a New Direction for Cryptocurrency Investment Could there be an asset reallocation ongoing in the crypto sector? That's one possible takeaway from CoinDesk's recent State of Blockchain report.

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3 Reasons the Global Cryptocurrency Exchange Market is Maturing

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 11. 12:45

3 Reasons the Global Cryptocurrency Exchange Market is Maturing CoinDesk Research looks at the major shifts in the composition of bitcoin, ethereum and other exchange traded volume in Q1 and the weeks since.

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3 Reasons the Cryptocurrency Exchange Market Is Maturing

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 11. 12:45

3 Reasons the Cryptocurrency Exchange Market Is Maturing CoinDesk Research looks at the major shifts in the composition of bitcoin, ethereum and other exchange traded volume in Q1 and the weeks since.

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3 Signs the Cryptocurrency Exchange Market Is Maturing

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 11. 12:45

3 Signs the Cryptocurrency Exchange Market Is Maturing CoinDesk Research looks at the major shifts in the composition of bitcoin, ethereum and other exchange traded volume in Q1 and the weeks since.

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The Legal Future of Cryptocurrencies in Brazil

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 11. 10:00

The Legal Future of Cryptocurrencies in Brazil A legal expert argues that attempts to regulate Brazil's cryptocurrency industry at this stage are misguided, but likely wont change much, if passed.

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Striking Twice? Lightning's Joseph Poon Takes On Ethereum Exchange Project

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 10. 13:30

Striking Twice? Lightning's Joseph Poon Takes On Ethereum Exchange Project Lightning's Joseph Poon is now building an ethereum-based decentralized exchange in an effort to eliminate third parties from trades.

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Headwinds or Tailwinds? How US Tax Reform Could Impact Bitcoin's Price

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 10. 12:30

Headwinds or Tailwinds? How US Tax Reform Could Impact Bitcoin's Price Are headwinds or tailwinds for bitcoin's price in store? That depends on Washington's ability to reform corporate tax.

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Google's Director of Engineering Won't Invest in Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 09. 23:40

Google's Director of Engineering Won't Invest in Bitcoin Google's director of engineering, Ray Kurzweil, says he wouldn't buy bitcoin because it's too unstable, but he has high hopes for blockchain.

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3,000% Gains in 2017: What's Next for Ether Prices?

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 09. 15:00

3,000% Gains in 2017: What's Next for Ether Prices? Ether prices have surged this year, but where do leading analysts and market observers believe they will go next?

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Bitcoin Experts to Congress: Overseas Exchanges Are Enabling Cybercrime

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 09. 14:00

Bitcoin Experts to Congress: Overseas Exchanges Are Enabling Cybercrime A hearing at US congressional subcommittee yesterday saw discussion of the role cryptocurrencies play in cybercrime.

Source

Charts: Bitcoin's Network is Objectively More Congested Than Ever

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 08. 16:15

Charts: Bitcoin's Network is Objectively More Congested Than Ever CoinDesk's research team takes a look at the changing economics of the bitcoin blockchain, using charts to tell the story of the scaling debate.

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New Chicago Blockchain Center Launches With Government Backing

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 08. 14:30

New Chicago Blockchain Center Launches With Government Backing Major enterprises have joined forces with the State of Illinois to launch a new blockchain center in the Windy City.

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Bitcoin's 'Independence Day': Could Users Tip the Scales in the Scaling Debate?

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 08. 13:30

Bitcoin's 'Independence Day': Could Users Tip the Scales in the Scaling Debate? Is 'BIP 148' a beneficial change or risky update? Here's what both sides are saying about bitcoin's upcoming 'Independence Day'.

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Virtual Currency in Washington State: What Changes in July

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 08. 12:30

Virtual Currency in Washington State: What Changes in July An overview of upcoming legal changes in Washington state that affect the virtual currency industry.

Source

At MoneyConf, An Unexpectedly Subdued Outlook for Blockchain Impact

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 08. 11:00

At MoneyConf, An Unexpectedly Subdued Outlook for Blockchain Impact While disruption is not as strong as anticipated, MoneyConf 2017 showcased how blockchain is steadily becoming an important part of the fintech scene.

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At MoneyConf, An Unexpectedly Subdued Outlook for Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 08. 11:00

At MoneyConf, An Unexpectedly Subdued Outlook for Blockchain While disruption is not as strong as anticipated, MoneyConf 2017 showcased how blockchain is steadily becoming an important part of the fintech scene.

Source

Chain is Now Working on Six 'Citi-Sized' Blockchain Networks

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 07. 14:30

Chain is Now Working on Six 'Citi-Sized' Blockchain Networks After revealing its part in a Nasdaq to Citi blockchain, Chain's Adam Ludwin talks about the half a dozen other projects his company is behind.

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Colu Open-Sources Protocol to Help Central Banks Issue Digital Currencies

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 07. 13:11

Colu Open-Sources Protocol to Help Central Banks Issue Digital Currencies Colu is open-sourcing its banking infrastructure known as Bankbox and becoming "blockchain agnostic" to ease adoption among cryptocurrency issuers.

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Deutsche Börse Reveals Three “Pillars” of Its Pervasive Blockchain Integration

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 06. 16:27

Deutsche Börse Reveals Three “Pillars” of Its Pervasive Blockchain Integration After generating 1.1b euros last year, German institutional trading network Deutsche Börse reveals a three-pillared plan to blockchain.

Source

Deutsche Börse Reveals Three 'Pillars' of Its Pervasive Blockchain Integration

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 06. 16:27

Deutsche Börse Reveals Three 'Pillars' of Its Pervasive Blockchain Integration After generating 1.1b euros last year, German institutional trading network Deutsche Börse reveals a three-pillared plan to blockchain.

Source

Blockchain Consortium Draws Enterprise Giants to Revolutionize Digital Identity

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 06. 14:10

Blockchain Consortium Draws Enterprise Giants to Revolutionize Digital Identity The Digital Identity Foundation is seeing interest from key players like IBM who want to develop a software layer to make online identity seamless.

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Vladimir Putin and Vitalik Buterin Discuss Ethereum 'Opportunities'

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 05. 19:31

Vladimir Putin and Vitalik Buterin Discuss Ethereum 'Opportunities' The president of Russia briefly met with ethereum inventor Vitalik Buterin during an event last week.

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Are Sidechains a Better Solution for Bitcoin's Scaling Debate?

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 05. 15:15

Are Sidechains a Better Solution for Bitcoin's Scaling Debate? Once seen as an experimental technology, sidechains are emerging as a scaling solution that could please all sides of the debate.

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Why a Swedish MP Is Joining Bitcoin Exchange BTCX

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 05. 14:30

Why a Swedish MP Is Joining Bitcoin Exchange BTCX Swedish Parliament member, and now chairman of the board for BTCX, Mathias Sundin talks about his love of bitcoin.

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The World's Largest CSDs Are Forming a New Blockchain Consortium

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 05. 13:30

The World's Largest CSDs Are Forming a New Blockchain Consortium Some of the world's most influential central securities depositories are uniting to build their own blockchain consortium.

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Back to Basics for Blockchain Tokens?

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 05. 12:00

Back to Basics for Blockchain Tokens? CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson discusses recent trends around initial coin offerings (ICOs) – and how the game seems to be changing.

Source

Three Thoughts on the 'Crypto Bubble'

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 04. 13:00

Three Thoughts on the 'Crypto Bubble' A VC offers his insight on the price of bitcoin and ether. Even if speculators are running wild, he says, that may not mean the assets are overbought.

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A Counterargument to the Value Proposition of Ripple's XRP Token

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 04. 12:40

A Counterargument to the Value Proposition of Ripple's XRP Token With the price of Ripple's XRP rising, Factom's Piotr Piasecki offers a valuation based on the underlying protocol and the token's desired utility.

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Andresen is Back With a One-Man Security Project Inspired by Bitcoin Mishaps

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 03. 11:40

Andresen is Back With a One-Man Security Project Inspired by Bitcoin Mishaps Back with a new project tangential to bitcoin, Gavin Andresen says his one-man Random Sanity Project is perfect: boring and stress-free.

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Why the Blockchain Needs More Failures to Succeed

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 03. 11:00

Why the Blockchain Needs More Failures to Succeed Tired of scams? Entrepreneur William Mougayar argues that more failures are what's needed to take blockchain technology to the next level.

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An Amoral Defense of Blockchain Tokens as an OK Thing

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 02. 14:45

An Amoral Defense of Blockchain Tokens as an OK Thing Everyone seems to have an opinion on cryptographic 'tokens' of late. But maybe we should save the moral outrage?

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An Amoral Defense of ICOs as an OK Thing

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 02. 14:16

An Amoral Defense of ICOs as an OK Thing Everyone seems to have an opinion on cryptographic 'tokens' of late. But maybe we should save the moral outrage?

Source

A Dispassionate Defense of ICOs as an OK Thing

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 02. 14:16

A Dispassionate Defense of ICOs as an OK Thing Everyone seems to have an opinion on cryptographic 'tokens' of late. But maybe we should save the moral outrage?

Source

Interoperability Boost: Ripple Sends Blockchain Transaction Across 7 Different Ledgers

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 02. 14:03

Interoperability Boost: Ripple Sends Blockchain Transaction Across 7 Different Ledgers Ripple has open-sourced a bitcoin plug-in, making the biggest cryptocurrency interoperable with other ledgers. Litecoin could be next.

Source

Interoperability Boost: Ripple Sends Blockchain Transaction Across 7 Ledgers

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 02. 14:03

Interoperability Boost: Ripple Sends Blockchain Transaction Across 7 Ledgers Ripple has open-sourced a bitcoin plug-in, making the biggest cryptocurrency interoperable with other ledgers. Litecoin could be next.

Source

A Discussion on Responsible Protocol Token Funding

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 02. 12:36

A Discussion on Responsible Protocol Token Funding Early token sale pioneer Tom Ding shares his thoughts on how projects can best use the ICO funding method.

Source

Bitcoin's 'Segwit2x' Scaling Proposal: Miners Offer Optimistic Outlook

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 02. 05:54

Bitcoin's 'Segwit2x' Scaling Proposal: Miners Offer Optimistic Outlook A proposal to boost the capacity of the bitcoin network is gaining traction. But what do miners think about what's on the table?

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Bitcoin's 'Segwit2x' Scaling Proposal: Core Developers React

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 01. 11:30

Bitcoin's 'Segwit2x' Scaling Proposal: Core Developers React A new solution to the bitcoin scaling debate known as 'Segwitx2' has garnered notable support, but what do bitcoin's developers think of the proposal?

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Bitcoin's 'Segwit2x' Scaling Proposal: Core Developers Strike Critical Stance

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 01. 11:30

Bitcoin's 'Segwit2x' Scaling Proposal: Core Developers Strike Critical Stance A new solution to the bitcoin scaling debate known as 'Segwitx2' has garnered notable support, but what do bitcoin's developers think of the proposal?

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Why a Facebook Investor is Calling for Regulated ICO Investment Products

CoinDesk

2017. May. 31. 14:30

Why a Facebook Investor is Calling for Regulated ICO Investment Products Asset manager ARK Invest would like to diversify its portfolio into ICOs, but, for now, a barrier of regulatory hurdles stands in the way.

Source

A Facebook Investor is Calling for Regulated ICO Investment Products

CoinDesk

2017. May. 31. 14:30

A Facebook Investor is Calling for Regulated ICO Investment Products Asset manager ARK Invest would like to diversify its portfolio into ICOs, but, for now, a barrier of regulatory hurdles stands in the way.

Source

Bitcoin's 'SegWit2x' Scaling Proposal: Where the Startups Stand

CoinDesk

2017. May. 31. 11:30

Bitcoin's 'SegWit2x' Scaling Proposal: Where the Startups Stand CoinDesk asks firms in the industry for their opinions on a new 'agreement' that aims to resolve bitcoin's scaling stalemate.

Source

Bitcoin's 'SegWit2x' Scaling Proposal: Where Startups Stand

CoinDesk

2017. May. 31. 11:30

Bitcoin's 'SegWit2x' Scaling Proposal: Where Startups Stand CoinDesk asks firms in the industry for their opinions on a new 'agreement' that aims to resolve bitcoin's scaling stalemate.

Source

How, When and Where Will Regulators Accept Bitcoin ETFs?

CoinDesk

2017. May. 30. 16:00

How, When and Where Will Regulators Accept Bitcoin ETFs? Will we see a bitcoin ETF anytime soon? Analysts remark on the global landscape and future outlook for exchange-listed cryptocurrency products.

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Energy Sector Giants Turn to Ethereum to Test Blockchain Potential

CoinDesk

2017. May. 30. 14:00

Energy Sector Giants Turn to Ethereum to Test Blockchain Potential A new consortium of blockchain startups and major energy companies is devising tangible use cases for blockchain tech in the green power sector.

Source

Energy Sector Turns to Ethereum to Test Blockchain Potential

CoinDesk

2017. May. 30. 14:00

Energy Sector Turns to Ethereum to Test Blockchain Potential A new consortium of blockchain startups and major energy companies is devising tangible use cases for blockchain tech in the green power sector.

Source

Energy Sector Turns to Ethereum to Test Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. May. 30. 14:00

Energy Sector Turns to Ethereum to Test Blockchain A new consortium of blockchain startups and major energy companies is devising tangible use cases for blockchain tech in the green power sector.

Source

Fresh Off Funding, R3 Moves Corda Toward Critical Pilot

CoinDesk

2017. May. 30. 13:00

Fresh Off Funding, R3 Moves Corda Toward Critical Pilot With over $100m in funding, distributed ledger consortium R3 is setting its sights on moving critical projects to pilot.

Source

How a Tiny Island Could Give Cryptocurrency a Big Boost

CoinDesk

2017. May. 30. 12:00

How a Tiny Island Could Give Cryptocurrency a Big Boost CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson discusses how efforts in the Caribbean to harness public blockchain tech could lead to regional transformation.

Source

What to Know Before Trading Monero

CoinDesk

2017. May. 28. 12:35

What to Know Before Trading Monero Monero, a privacy oriented currency that has generated widespread adoption, provides opportunities for traders. Here's what you should know.

Source

Consensus 2017 Recap: Panels Cast Wide Net for Blockchain Discussions

CoinDesk

2017. May. 28. 12:00

Consensus 2017 Recap: Panels Cast Wide Net for Blockchain Discussions A look back at some of the fascinating and diverse panels that took place at Consensus 2017 this week.

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Consensus 2017 Recap: The Biggest Main Stage Moments

CoinDesk

2017. May. 27. 11:25

Consensus 2017 Recap: The Biggest Main Stage Moments A roundup of the major events that took place on the Consensus 2017 main stage earlier this week.

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Day of Demos: New Blockchain-IoT Consortium Kicks Off With Use Cases Aplenty

CoinDesk

2017. May. 26. 12:45

Day of Demos: New Blockchain-IoT Consortium Kicks Off With Use Cases Aplenty At the Trusted IoT Alliance event on Thursday, a convergence between two nascent industries – blockchain and IoT – was apparent in a day of demos.

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Day of Demos: Blockchain-IoT Consortium Kicks Off With Use Cases Aplenty

CoinDesk

2017. May. 26. 12:45

Day of Demos: Blockchain-IoT Consortium Kicks Off With Use Cases Aplenty At the Trusted IoT Alliance event on Thursday, a convergence between two nascent industries – blockchain and IoT – was apparent in a day of demos.

Source

Blockchain Entrepreneurs Target Apple and Google at Token Summit

CoinDesk

2017. May. 25. 23:42

Blockchain Entrepreneurs Target Apple and Google at Token Summit The Token Summit was held today, showcasing how a blockchain-based economy may be on the horizon with real-world applications that serve actual needs.

Source

Consensus 2017: Even Academics Can't Keep Pace With Blockchain Change

CoinDesk

2017. May. 25. 15:00

Consensus 2017: Even Academics Can't Keep Pace With Blockchain Change Universities have a role to play in developing a workforce with blockchain skills, but the rapid pace of innovation brings challenges, academics say.

Source

Blockchain Could Move Self-Driving Cars Into the Fast Lane

CoinDesk

2017. May. 25. 12:30

Blockchain Could Move Self-Driving Cars Into the Fast Lane With autonomous cars on the horizon, blockchain startups are eagerly building IoT systems for the fledgling industry

Source

How Blockchain Tech Could Move Self-Driving Cars Into the Fast Lane

CoinDesk

2017. May. 25. 12:30

How Blockchain Tech Could Move Self-Driving Cars Into the Fast Lane With autonomous cars on the horizon, blockchain startups are eagerly building IoT systems for the fledgling industry

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Consensus 2017: Advice From a Lawyer to ICOs: 'Don’t Be Stupid'

CoinDesk

2017. May. 25. 11:00

Consensus 2017: Advice From a Lawyer to ICOs: 'Don’t Be Stupid' The legality of the ICO as a funding vehicle was discussed on day three of CoinDesk's annual Consensus event.

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Coinbase Today: Armstrong Talks Token, ICOs and Blockchain's Netscape Moment

CoinDesk

2017. May. 24. 16:00

Coinbase Today: Armstrong Talks Token, ICOs and Blockchain's Netscape Moment CoinDesk's Pete Rizzo talks to Coinbase CEO and founder Brian Armstrong about the firm's plans and changes in the wider blockchain arena.

Source

Coinbase Today: Armstrong Talks Token, ICOs and Blockchain's Netscape

CoinDesk

2017. May. 24. 16:00

Coinbase Today: Armstrong Talks Token, ICOs and Blockchain's Netscape CoinDesk's Pete Rizzo talks to Coinbase CEO and founder Brian Armstrong about the firm's plans and changes in the wider blockchain arena.

Source

Wyre’s WeChat and Facebook Bot Authenticates Invoices on Ethereum

CoinDesk

2017. May. 24. 14:00

Wyre’s WeChat and Facebook Bot Authenticates Invoices on Ethereum Blockchain startup Wyre has revealed a new bot for Facebook Messenger and WeChat that authenticates invoices on a public blockchain.

Source

Consensus 2017 Day 2 Recap: Finding Blockchain's Common Ground

CoinDesk

2017. May. 24. 13:01

Consensus 2017 Day 2 Recap: Finding Blockchain's Common Ground CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson recaps the second day of Consensus 2017, CoinDesk's New York blockchain conference.

Source

Consensus 2017: The Ups and Downs of Digital Currencies

CoinDesk

2017. May. 24. 12:00

Consensus 2017: The Ups and Downs of Digital Currencies Two panels at Consensus 2017 conference focused on both the promise and pitfalls of digital currencies and blockchain assets.

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Consensus 2017: Blockchain and Healthcare's People Problem

CoinDesk

2017. May. 24. 11:00

Consensus 2017: Blockchain and Healthcare's People Problem Blockchain is viewed as a way to give patients greater control over their data – but getting there might not be as easy as it sounds.

Source

Bitcoin's New Scaling 'Agreement': The Reaction

CoinDesk

2017. May. 24. 02:00

Bitcoin's New Scaling 'Agreement': The Reaction A meeting of bitcoin startup executives and miners held this weekend has resulted in a new proposal for how the project should be upgraded.

Source

Consensus 2017: Global Insurers Debate the Future of Prediction Markets

CoinDesk

2017. May. 23. 23:18

Consensus 2017: Global Insurers Debate the Future of Prediction Markets Today's discussion on blockchain and insurance touched on the subject of prediction markets.

Source

Blockstack Releases Blockchain-Powered, Tokenized Internet Browser

CoinDesk

2017. May. 23. 14:52

Blockstack Releases Blockchain-Powered, Tokenized Internet Browser Blockchain startup Blockstack has released a decentralized browser aimed at making apps more easily accessible.

Source

Distributed Ledger Consortium R3 Closes Record $107 Million Funding Round

CoinDesk

2017. May. 23. 14:31

Distributed Ledger Consortium R3 Closes Record $107 Million Funding Round Global banking consortium R3 has closed an investment round larger than $100 million, the biggest round in distributed ledger history.

Source

Consensus 2017 Day 1 Recap: Collaboration, Education and Patience

CoinDesk

2017. May. 23. 14:00

Consensus 2017 Day 1 Recap: Collaboration, Education and Patience CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson recaps a whirlwind day one at Consensus 2017, CoinDesk's New York blockchain conference.

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Consensus 2017: Blockchain Tech Leaders Predict Interoperable Future

CoinDesk

2017. May. 23. 13:00

Consensus 2017: Blockchain Tech Leaders Predict Interoperable Future At Consensus 2017, leaders of different blockchain projects discussed how their platforms could eventually become an interoperable "mesh" of services.

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Nuco Launches Blockchain Beta for TMX Group Natural Gas Exchange

CoinDesk

2017. May. 22. 21:00

Nuco Launches Blockchain Beta for TMX Group Natural Gas Exchange When the gas goes out in your apartment, chances are someone will pay – the various members of the supply chain that move the gas from the earth to your home can face serious penalties if you're unable to stay warm or cook your food. Yet, until now, identifying just who was at fault in […]

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ShapeShift Breaks New Ground With 'Prism' Digital Asset Portfolio Product

CoinDesk

2017. May. 22. 20:00

ShapeShift Breaks New Ground With 'Prism' Digital Asset Portfolio Product ShapeShift has unveiled a new product called 'Prism', one that brings a whole new style of investment to the cryptocurrency markets.

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Deloitte Exec Departs to Launch Tokenized Blockchain Research Lab

CoinDesk

2017. May. 21. 23:11

Deloitte Exec Departs to Launch Tokenized Blockchain Research Lab The driver of one of Deloitte's most prominent

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Consensus Hackathon 2017: Into the Smart City Blockchain 'Rabbit Hole'

CoinDesk

2017. May. 21. 14:40

Consensus Hackathon 2017: Into the Smart City Blockchain 'Rabbit Hole' CoinDesk's Consensus 2017 Building Blocks hackathon is fast underway, with teams competing to realize the next big ideas for the emerging tech.

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Securities Laws Aren't the Only Rules Token Sales Have to Consider

CoinDesk

2017. May. 20. 23:55

Securities Laws Aren't the Only Rules Token Sales Have to Consider While much of the concern over token sales has fallen on securities laws – there's another set of regulations that could be equally impactful.

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'Spiritual Experience': Hot, Wild Ethereum Summit is Sign of the Times

CoinDesk

2017. May. 20. 15:40

'Spiritual Experience': Hot, Wild Ethereum Summit is Sign of the Times Sweltering, crowded, and filled to capacity. If there were a sign that blockchain may be overhyped, or that the industry is in the midst of a massive bubble, the Ethereal Summit may well have been it. As if an effort to seize the moment, the one-day event, hosted by ethereum startup and incubator ConsenSys, squeezed 32 panels and […]

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Where is Gavin Andresen? The Quiet Exile of Bitcoin's Former Face

CoinDesk

2017. May. 19. 13:00

Where is Gavin Andresen? The Quiet Exile of Bitcoin's Former Face Bitcoin developers discuss a messy divorce with former maintainer Gavin Andresen, once the most public face of the digital currency project.

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SegWit Activation Complete, Litecoin Charts a Course for the Future

CoinDesk

2017. May. 19. 11:00

SegWit Activation Complete, Litecoin Charts a Course for the Future A new roadmap unveiled this week showcases that the team developing the litecoin blockchain has big plans ahead.

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Crypto Utopia? Defining the Greater Good in a Blockchain World

CoinDesk

2017. May. 14. 14:15

Crypto Utopia? Defining the Greater Good in a Blockchain World Can this radical new technology, blockchain, create the underpinning of a safer, fairer and more prosperous society?

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$600k for an Ethereum Name? A Thriving Auction Market is Underway

CoinDesk

2017. May. 13. 11:25

$600k for an Ethereum Name? A Thriving Auction Market is Underway An ethereum project aimed at decentralizing the domain space is winning enthusiasm – and investment dollars – from crypto investors.

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Pieter Wuille's Latest Project: Making Bitcoin Harder to Lose

CoinDesk

2017. May. 12. 14:00

Pieter Wuille's Latest Project: Making Bitcoin Harder to Lose One of bitcoin's most prolific developers is attempting to make bitcoin addresses more user-friendly.

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The PayPal Moment: When Bitcoin Met Mainstream Payments

CoinDesk

2017. May. 12. 13:00

The PayPal Moment: When Bitcoin Met Mainstream Payments PayPal accepting bitcoin? The story behind the headlines that made the mainstream public take notice of the upstart digital currency.

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ICOs Are Changing the Way VCs Deal With Startups

CoinDesk

2017. May. 11. 14:30

ICOs Are Changing the Way VCs Deal With Startups Five venture capitalists react to the rising popularity of initial coin offerings and how it is impacting their investment strategies.

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Tokenized Bitcoin Mines? New Startup Giga Watt Unveils ICO Plan

CoinDesk

2017. May. 11. 12:00

Tokenized Bitcoin Mines? New Startup Giga Watt Unveils ICO Plan Dave Carlson, founder of bitcoin mining enterprise MegaBigPower, is riding the ICO wave and selling tokens to access his latest mining venture.

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People's Bank of China: Can Cryptocurrency & Central Banks Coexist?

CoinDesk

2017. May. 11. 11:00

People's Bank of China: Can Cryptocurrency & Central Banks Coexist? The People's Bank of China shares new research into how a digital currency economy could coexist with central banks.

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PBOC Technologist: Can Cryptocurrency & Central Banks Coexist?

CoinDesk

2017. May. 11. 11:00

PBOC Technologist: Can Cryptocurrency & Central Banks Coexist? The People's Bank of China shares new research into how a digital currency economy could coexist with central banks.

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PBOC Report: Can Cryptocurrency & Central Banks Coexist?

CoinDesk

2017. May. 11. 11:00

PBOC Report: Can Cryptocurrency & Central Banks Coexist? The People's Bank of China shares new research into how a digital currency economy could coexist with central banks.

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PBOC Researcher: Can Cryptocurrency & Central Banks Coexist?

CoinDesk

2017. May. 11. 11:00

PBOC Researcher: Can Cryptocurrency & Central Banks Coexist? The People's Bank of China shares new research into how a digital currency economy could coexist with central banks.

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Webjet Ethereum Pilot Targets Hotel Industry's 'Dirty Secret'

CoinDesk

2017. May. 10. 15:45

Webjet Ethereum Pilot Targets Hotel Industry's 'Dirty Secret' Online travel company Webjet has been testing an etherum blockchain pilot to make sure middlemen get paid for their services.

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Why Project Indy is Using Hybrid DLT to Rethink Digital Identity

CoinDesk

2017. May. 10. 14:15

Why Project Indy is Using Hybrid DLT to Rethink Digital Identity A new Hyperledger digital ID project opens up about its design and the desire to create better alternatives to systems in use today.

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Bitcoin Miner Canaan Raises $43 Million for Blockchain, AI Push

CoinDesk

2017. May. 10. 13:00

Bitcoin Miner Canaan Raises $43 Million for Blockchain, AI Push China-based Canaan Creative has raised $43m in a Series A round – the largest ever for a bitcoin mining business.

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Ethereum's Double-Edged Sword: Will a Rising Price Hurt Users?

CoinDesk

2017. May. 10. 12:00

Ethereum's Double-Edged Sword: Will a Rising Price Hurt Users? The value of ethereum's ether token has jumped by about 900% since the start of the year, but there is a downside to that success.

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How Blockchain Could Finally Unite the United Nations

CoinDesk

2017. May. 09. 15:15

How Blockchain Could Finally Unite the United Nations A blockchain movement is growing at the United Nations, where transparency is key to keeping the funding coming in.

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ECB DLT Lead: Central Banks Won't Compete on Blockchain Tech

CoinDesk

2017. May. 09. 14:15

ECB DLT Lead: Central Banks Won't Compete on Blockchain Tech CoinDesk's new one-on-one interview with the DLT lead at the European Central Bank explores the institutions current engagement on the tech.

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The Blockchain Immutability Myth

CoinDesk

2017. May. 09. 12:00

The Blockchain Immutability Myth MultiChain's Gideon Greenspan offers his latest insight into blockchain design, this time attacking the idea blockchains can truly be immutable.

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Northern Trust Moves to Scale Up Live Equities Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. May. 08. 14:15

Northern Trust Moves to Scale Up Live Equities Blockchain Chicago-based Northern Trust was one of the first banks to launch a live blockchain effort. Now, it's giving the platform an upgrade.

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Litecoin is Giving New Life to Bitcoin's Most Experimental Tech

CoinDesk

2017. May. 08. 13:30

Litecoin is Giving New Life to Bitcoin's Most Experimental Tech An upgrade to the litecoin codebase is inspiring new strategies from blockchain developers seeking eventually to build on bitcoin.

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Bonding Experience: Can Kenya Pave a Path for Blockchain Change?

CoinDesk

2017. May. 08. 12:02

Bonding Experience: Can Kenya Pave a Path for Blockchain Change? Kenya, a country with rickety infrastructure and a reliance on agriculture, could be poised to kickstart mainstream use of blockchain technology.

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Mauritius: The Tropical Paradise Looking to Become a Blockchain Hub

CoinDesk

2017. May. 07. 14:25

Mauritius: The Tropical Paradise Looking to Become a Blockchain Hub Mauritius is luring blockchain innovators with its friendly regulatory environment and connections to countries with large unbanked populations.

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Are Blockchains Key to the Future of Web Encryption?

CoinDesk

2017. May. 07. 12:50

Are Blockchains Key to the Future of Web Encryption? A deep dive into problems in the internet identity space and where blockchains could play a role.

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Is ICO Speculation Healthy?

CoinDesk

2017. May. 06. 12:15

Is ICO Speculation Healthy? Initial coin offerings (ICOs) bring entrepreneurs access to fast cash for their projects, but some have aired concerns over the risks for investors.

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Sorting Hat Time? MimbleWimble Weighs Own Blockchain Launch

CoinDesk

2017. May. 06. 11:50

Sorting Hat Time? MimbleWimble Weighs Own Blockchain Launch As the MimbleWimble project moves forward, the team is considering whether to leave the bitcoin blockchain behind in order to advance its ideas.

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The Second Wave of Bitcoin Price Growth May Just Be Beginning

CoinDesk

2017. May. 05. 21:30

The Second Wave of Bitcoin Price Growth May Just Be Beginning Investor Willy Woo breaks down bitcoin's recent price action, estimating that the market may not see the pullback of 2013 this time around.

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Ethereum's Big Switch: The New Roadmap to Proof-of-Stake

CoinDesk

2017. May. 05. 14:00

Ethereum's Big Switch: The New Roadmap to Proof-of-Stake Ethereum's developers are offering more clarity on how the network is preparing for its biggest change yet.

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Silk Road Goes Dark: Bitcoin Survives Its Biggest Market's Demise

CoinDesk

2017. May. 05. 12:30

Silk Road Goes Dark: Bitcoin Survives Its Biggest Market's Demise In CoinDesk's "Bitcoin Milestones" series, attorney Marco Santori recalls the heyday of Silk Road, its sudden downfall and its legacy for bitcoin.

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Yours May Have Just Sent The First Real Bitcoin Lightning Payment

CoinDesk

2017. May. 04. 14:45

Yours May Have Just Sent The First Real Bitcoin Lightning Payment Blockchain content startup Yours is working on an alternative version of the Lightning Network, one that actually works on bitcoin right now.

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Bitcoin Needs More Politics, Not Less

CoinDesk

2017. May. 04. 12:30

Bitcoin Needs More Politics, Not Less On the two-year anniversary of a post that sparked a thousand bitcoin debates, Jim Harper analyzes the state of developer politics.

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All Systems Go? Ethereum Domain Effort Prepares for Launch (Again)

CoinDesk

2017. May. 04. 11:00

All Systems Go? Ethereum Domain Effort Prepares for Launch (Again) After a failed initial launch, an effort to create a decentralized domain register on top of the ethereum blockchain is ready for round two.

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Microsoft's Blockchain Supply Chain Project Grows to 13 Partners

CoinDesk

2017. May. 03. 14:30

Microsoft's Blockchain Supply Chain Project Grows to 13 Partners Microsoft's blockchain supply chain effort has gained the support of several large retailers, according to the CEO of founding member Mojix.

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Craig Wright's New Company is Building a Bitcoin Core Competitor

CoinDesk

2017. May. 02. 21:20

Craig Wright's New Company is Building a Bitcoin Core Competitor A secretive startup called nChain is gearing up to launch an alternative implementation of the bitcoin software for use by developers.

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Could Litecoin Be the First Major Blockchain With Lightning?

CoinDesk

2017. May. 02. 10:00

Could Litecoin Be the First Major Blockchain With Lightning? A new test version of the Lightning Network launched today, marking a step toward a long-awaited live debut on a major cryptocurrency.

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The Litening: Will Litecoin Be the First Big Blockchain With Lightning?

CoinDesk

2017. May. 02. 10:00

The Litening: Will Litecoin Be the First Big Blockchain With Lightning? A new test version of the Lightning Network launched today, marking a step toward a long-awaited live debut on a major cryptocurrency.

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Meet 0x: The Protocol That Lets You Trade Ethereum Tokens For Free

CoinDesk

2017. May. 01. 17:01

Meet 0x: The Protocol That Lets You Trade Ethereum Tokens For Free Decentralized exchange 0x just raised an unusual round of investment with the goal of being the one exchange that unites them all.

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The United Nations Just Completed Its First Large-Scale Ethereum Test

CoinDesk

2017. May. 01. 15:00

The United Nations Just Completed Its First Large-Scale Ethereum Test Starting today, the UN will begin distributing funds to thousands of people in Jordan via the ethereum blockchain.

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The United Nations Just Launched Its First Large-Scale Ethereum Test

CoinDesk

2017. May. 01. 15:00

The United Nations Just Launched Its First Large-Scale Ethereum Test Starting today, the UN will begin distributing funds to thousands of people in Jordan via the ethereum blockchain.

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A Branch of the UN Just Launched Its First Large-Scale Ethereum Test

CoinDesk

2017. May. 01. 15:00

A Branch of the UN Just Launched Its First Large-Scale Ethereum Test Starting today, the UN will begin distributing funds to thousands of people in Jordan via the ethereum blockchain.

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Blockchain Advocates See Promise in Trump's Healthcare Overhaul

CoinDesk

2017. May. 01. 13:00

Blockchain Advocates See Promise in Trump's Healthcare Overhaul As Republicans attempt to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, blockchain advocates hope modifications to the law could boost adoption of the tech.

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Trump's Obamacare Overhaul Could Be Blockchain Adoption Catalyst

CoinDesk

2017. May. 01. 13:00

Trump's Obamacare Overhaul Could Be Blockchain Adoption Catalyst As Republicans attempt to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, blockchain advocates hope modifications to the law could boost adoption of the tech.

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Behind on Blockchain? Central Banks Are Catching Up Quick

CoinDesk

2017. May. 01. 12:00

Behind on Blockchain? Central Banks Are Catching Up Quick A central bank blockchain consortium? That might be the natural next step given accelerating industry activity, argues CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson.

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Crowdfunding Hollywood? Regulation Isn't Making it Easy for ICO Projects

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 30. 14:50

Crowdfunding Hollywood? Regulation Isn't Making it Easy for ICO Projects A plan to use token-based crowdfunding to fund a new movie hit regulatory issues, but future efforts could bring a boost to creative projects.

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MimbleWimble: Why Silly Sounding Tech Could Seriously Reform Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 30. 14:25

MimbleWimble: Why Silly Sounding Tech Could Seriously Reform Bitcoin BlockCypher's CEO speaks out about the dysfunction in bitcoin's community and why she believes new tech could help save it.

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MimbleWimble: Silly Sounding Tech Could Seriously Reform Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 30. 14:25

MimbleWimble: Silly Sounding Tech Could Seriously Reform Bitcoin BlockCypher's CEO speaks out about the dysfunction in bitcoin's community and why she believes new tech could help save it.

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What Bitcoin Traders Should Know About Fundamental Analysis

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 29. 14:40

What Bitcoin Traders Should Know About Fundamental Analysis While there are many different methods for evaluating the price of bitcoin, fundamental analysis may be the most valuable.

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Ethereum Meets Zcash? Why IPFS Plans a Multi-Blockchain Browser

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 29. 13:45

Ethereum Meets Zcash? Why IPFS Plans a Multi-Blockchain Browser Juan Benet, the creator of decentralized data-storing protocol IPFS, has big plans for connecting blockchains across the planet, and beyond...

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$1,300 and Counting: What's Next For Bitcoin Prices?

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 28. 20:56

$1,300 and Counting: What's Next For Bitcoin Prices? The price of bitcoin is once again trading near an all-time high. After about a month of uncertainty following the rejection of a major investment vehicle, bitcoin prices reached $1,343.59, a new all-time high on the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index on Thursday, breaking the previous record of $1,325.81, set in March. Yet, even after this modest pullback, […]

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Florida's Money Laundering Statute Won't Affect Most Bitcoin Users

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 28. 13:30

Florida's Money Laundering Statute Won't Affect Most Bitcoin Users What's the potential impact of a recent court decision in Florida that centered on definitions for bitcoin and money transmission?

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Ethereum Stole the Show at Microsoft's New York City Demo Day

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 28. 12:00

Ethereum Stole the Show at Microsoft's New York City Demo Day Ethereum featured strongly at a recent Microsoft demo day designed to show the diverse ways technology is being used to solve problems.

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Antbleed: Bitcoin's Newest New Controversy Explained

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 27. 18:00

Antbleed: Bitcoin's Newest New Controversy Explained A mining chip vulnerability that could potentially be used to remotely shut off bitcoin mining machines was revealed yesterday – with a fix from the manufacturer following shortly after. Involving controversial mining chip manufacturer Bitmain, the issue is what some are calling a "backdoor" in the code that controls its hardware, offering the company a […]

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Catastrophic Property Risks? There's a Blockchain for That

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 27. 15:00

Catastrophic Property Risks? There's a Blockchain for That Insurance consortium B3i is in the middle of a "sprint" to complete a smart contract to help more efficiently protect risky property.

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Fresh From Goldman Sachs, Chain's New President Reveals Top Priorities

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 27. 14:00

Fresh From Goldman Sachs, Chain's New President Reveals Top Priorities Chain'a new president Tom Jessop reveals his plans for the well-funded blockchain firm after spending his first week in the role.

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Fresh From Goldman Sachs, Chain's President Reveals Priorities

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 27. 14:00

Fresh From Goldman Sachs, Chain's President Reveals Priorities Chain's new president Tom Jessop reveals his future plans for the well-funded blockchain firm after spending his first week in the role.

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Fresh From Goldman, Chain President Reveals Blockchain Priorities

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 27. 14:00

Fresh From Goldman, Chain President Reveals Blockchain Priorities Chain's new president Tom Jessop reveals his future plans for the well-funded blockchain firm after spending his first week in the role.

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Bitcoin's DC Debut: All Eyes Watch the US Government's Response

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 27. 12:00

Bitcoin's DC Debut: All Eyes Watch the US Government's Response Bitcoin regulatory expert Jerry Brito recounts the tech's early days in Washington, DC, and the work that went into its successful regulatory debut.

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Bitcoin's Price is Nearing All-Time Highs, But Market Confidence Isn't

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 26. 16:13

Bitcoin's Price is Nearing All-Time Highs, But Market Confidence Isn't While the price of bitcoin is within striking distance of all-time highs set in March, worries about the state of the network's infrastructure are combining to depress sentiment. Chief among concerns are the ongoing issues at British Virgin Islands-based digital currency exchange Bitfinex, as the market's dominant US dollar exchange saw banking problems appear seemingly […]

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Blockchains and Personal Data Protection Regulations Explained

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 26. 14:30

Blockchains and Personal Data Protection Regulations Explained Blockchain will likely increase personal data protections, but challenges lie ahead with the regulatory environment, says lawyer Jacek Czarnecki.

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Litecoin's SegWit Activation: Why it Matters and What's Next

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 26. 13:30

Litecoin's SegWit Activation: Why it Matters and What's Next SegWit, a highly anticipated code change, is set to lock-in on the public litecoin blockchain today. Here's what you need to know.

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Inside the JBI: China's First State-Backed Blockchain Research Group

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 25. 14:15

Inside the JBI: China's First State-Backed Blockchain Research Group China's Jiangsu province has launched a new state-owned entity aimed at providing blockchain market research.

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Inside the JBI: China's Massive New Blockchain Research Effort

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 25. 14:15

Inside the JBI: China's Massive New Blockchain Research Effort China's Jiangsu province has launched a new state-owned entity aimed at providing blockchain market research.

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P2P Giant Dianrong is Preparing for Full Blockchain Integration

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 25. 13:00

P2P Giant Dianrong is Preparing for Full Blockchain Integration VC-backed P2P lending startup Dianrong says it's on the verge of a blockchain integration across its "entire platform".

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ICO Insanity? $300 Million Gnosis Funding Sparks Market Reaction

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 25. 01:55

ICO Insanity? $300 Million Gnosis Funding Sparks Market Reaction The latest in a long line of initial coin offerings (ICOs), a sale held today for tokens that will power the proposed ethereum prediction market Gnosis is emerging as a more novel entry – if not for the reasons intended. Ostensively designed to discourage the kind of speculation that has come to define so-called initial coin offerings […]

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ICO Insanity? $300 Million Gnosis Valuation Sparks Market Reaction

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 25. 01:55

ICO Insanity? $300 Million Gnosis Valuation Sparks Market Reaction Ethereum prediction market project Gnosis sparked broad debate today following an initial coin offering that didn't exactly go as planned.

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The UN Wants to Accept Bitcoin And Ethereum – And Soon

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 24. 15:00

The UN Wants to Accept Bitcoin And Ethereum – And Soon The UN is preparing to kick off an epic ethereum pilot, but the future could also include actually accepting cryptocurrencies.

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The UN Wants to Adopt Bitcoin And Ethereum – And Soon

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 24. 15:00

The UN Wants to Adopt Bitcoin And Ethereum – And Soon The UN is preparing to kick off an epic ethereum pilot, but the future could also include actually accepting cryptocurrencies.

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Sweden's Land Registry: Legal Hurdles Could Slow Blockchain Use

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 24. 14:15

Sweden's Land Registry: Legal Hurdles Could Slow Blockchain Use Sweden's land registry authority Lantmäteriet sits down with CoinDesk for an exclusive interview on its blockchain R&D efforts.

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Why Sweden is Taking a Chance on Blockchain Land Registry

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 24. 14:15

Why Sweden is Taking a Chance on Blockchain Land Registry Sweden's land registry authority Lantmäteriet sits down with CoinDesk for an exclusive interview on its blockchain R&D efforts.

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New Blockchain Deal Seeks to Expand Delaware's Business Appeal

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 24. 13:00

New Blockchain Deal Seeks to Expand Delaware's Business Appeal Delaware's blockchain initiative is now at the center of global ambitions to attract new business to the tiny US state.

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The Next Phase of the Blockchain Consortium is Here

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 24. 12:00

The Next Phase of the Blockchain Consortium is Here A slowdown in big announcements may not mean blockchain consortia are doomed – on the contrary, the model may simply be evolving.

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What's Horsepower? Or How to Differentiate Your Blockchain Startup

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 23. 12:50

What's Horsepower? Or How to Differentiate Your Blockchain Startup Having difficulty marketing your decentralized startup? Fear not, the past yields clues for how new disruptive tech can differentiate.

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What’s To Do Before Ethereum Enters Its Third 'Metropolis' Stage?

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 23. 12:26

What’s To Do Before Ethereum Enters Its Third 'Metropolis' Stage? A look at what's still to do for ethereum developers working on the Metropolis upgrade – the platform's third of four planned stages.

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What's to Do Before Ethereum Enters 'Metropolis'?

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 23. 12:26

What's to Do Before Ethereum Enters 'Metropolis'? A look at what's still to do for ethereum developers working on the Metropolis upgrade – the platform's third of four planned stages.

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How Cashaa Exploits Bitcoin Price Differentials for Remittances

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 22. 13:10

How Cashaa Exploits Bitcoin Price Differentials for Remittances Who said bitcoin's volatility is bad? A new remittance service is showing how price differentials could power cheap money transfers.

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You Can Link Monero Transactions – But Which? And What's the Impact?

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 22. 12:40

You Can Link Monero Transactions – But Which? And What's the Impact? A new paper provides a technique to link transactions from the privacy-centric cryptocurrency. Should users be worried?

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That Time We Gave $500,000 in Bitcoin to College Kids

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 21. 15:30

That Time We Gave $500,000 in Bitcoin to College Kids A thriving bitcoin community emerged at MIT after two students put together a $500,000 bitcoin distribution project.

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That Time We Gave $500,000 in Bitcoin to College Kids...

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 21. 15:30

That Time We Gave $500,000 in Bitcoin to College Kids... A thriving bitcoin community emerged at MIT after two students put together a $500,000 bitcoin distribution project.

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800% Growth? Q1's Top Performing Cryptocurrencies Made Big Gains

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 21. 13:00

800% Growth? Q1's Top Performing Cryptocurrencies Made Big Gains Ethereum and dash saw aggressive growth in the first quarter of 2017, while interest and investment in bitcoin waned.

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800% Growth? Q1's Top Performing Cryptocurrencies Saw Big Gains

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 21. 13:00

800% Growth? Q1's Top Performing Cryptocurrencies Saw Big Gains Ethereum and dash saw aggressive growth in the first quarter of 2017, while interest and investment in bitcoin waned.

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Q1's Top Performing Cryptocurrencies Saw Big Gains

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 21. 13:00

Q1's Top Performing Cryptocurrencies Saw Big Gains Alternative cryptocurrencies are on the rise.

Source

Bitcoin's Unlimited Potential Lies in Its Apolitical Core

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 21. 12:00

Bitcoin's Unlimited Potential Lies in Its Apolitical Core As bitcoin descends into party politics, contributor Nozomi Hayase makes an appeal for the community to unite behind its original ideals.

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Litecoin's Emerging Scaling Debate Explained

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 20. 14:00

Litecoin's Emerging Scaling Debate Explained Why the altcoin is in the midst of a price spike, as well as a noisy discussion over technical changes.

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Cornell Prof: Blockchain Exuberance Shouldn't Cloud Consequences

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 19. 19:25

Cornell Prof: Blockchain Exuberance Shouldn't Cloud Consequences A professor famed for spotting design issues in blockchains has issued new guidance to the technology's wider development community.

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Blockchain Land Registry: A Solution Seeking a Problem?

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 19. 13:00

Blockchain Land Registry: A Solution Seeking a Problem? Is land titling a ready-made blockchain use case? CoinDesk profiles the pros and cons in discussion with industry experts.

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Land Registry: A Big Blockchain Use Case Explored

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 19. 13:00

Land Registry: A Big Blockchain Use Case Explored Is land titling a ready-made blockchain use case? CoinDesk profiles the pros and cons in discussion with industry experts.

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US Dollars on the Blockchain? Fed VP Says Not Yet at MIT Event

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 19. 11:00

US Dollars on the Blockchain? Fed VP Says Not Yet at MIT Event The US dollar is not the "low-hanging fruit" for blockchain innovation, according to an executive at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

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Primavera de Filippi on Blockchain and the Quest to Decentralize Society

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 18. 14:30

Primavera de Filippi on Blockchain and the Quest to Decentralize Society The Harvard researcher talks blockchain governance and her novel alternative to proof-of-work.

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Miami 2014: The Last Days of Bitcoin's Wild West

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 18. 13:30

Miami 2014: The Last Days of Bitcoin's Wild West Bitcoin investor Bruce Fenton recalls the exciting early days of bitcoin events, and one in particular where he believes the industry finally grew up.

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How Blockchain Could End Travel Industry Pain Points

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 18. 11:30

How Blockchain Could End Travel Industry Pain Points 10 ways blockchain could eliminate pain points for both travellers and travel companies.

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Top US Business Schools Are Racing to Incorporate Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 17. 15:00

Top US Business Schools Are Racing to Incorporate Blockchain Top business schools are beginning to compete for blockchain talent amidst what professors say is a changing Wall Street job market.

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Millions in Minutes: How Polychain Makes Sense of the ICO Wild West

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 17. 13:00

Millions in Minutes: How Polychain Makes Sense of the ICO Wild West What does a 'crypto hedge fund' think of the ICO market? Its team provides its perspective on what makes an attractive token offering.

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What the Father of Venture Capital Can Teach Us About Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 17. 12:00

What the Father of Venture Capital Can Teach Us About Blockchain Early venture capitalists were driven to break the regulatory mold to allow something new to flourish. Ring a bell?

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Bullion on the Blockchain: A New Gold Standard?

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 17. 11:00

Bullion on the Blockchain: A New Gold Standard? CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson puts blockchain gold trading trials within the wider context of changes in the precious metals markets and beyond.

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'User-Generated Currency': Bitcoin and the YouTube of Money

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 16. 13:00

'User-Generated Currency': Bitcoin and the YouTube of Money Why the ability of blockchain technologies to create many currencies could create a 'long tail' of new commerce opportunities.

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Cryptocurrency Investment Cues From the South Seas Bubble

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 16. 10:25

Cryptocurrency Investment Cues From the South Seas Bubble A warning from history: what the South Seas Bubble of the 1700s can teach us about the current craze for ICOs.

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Is Safe Haven Scarcity Becoming a Boon For Bitcoin?

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 15. 16:01

Is Safe Haven Scarcity Becoming a Boon For Bitcoin? The strict regulations that emerged following the financial crisis may have helped make bitcoin more attractive to investors, analysts say.

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Matchpool: The ICO 'Scandal' That Wasn't

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 15. 11:08

Matchpool: The ICO 'Scandal' That Wasn't It's been a bumpy ride from the heights of a successful ICO to allegations of an 'exit scam'. What's been going on at Matchpool?

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Inside TrueBit: Ethereum's Lesser-Known Scalability Effort

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 14. 16:33

Inside TrueBit: Ethereum's Lesser-Known Scalability Effort TrueBit, an under-the-radar effort to supercharge ethereum smart contracts, is gaining momentum, with some dapps already planning an integration.

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Offense or Defense? How to Win the Blockchain Game

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 14. 13:00

Offense or Defense? How to Win the Blockchain Game How advances in blockchain tech are creating competitive pressures for financial market participants, and how to formulate a strategy to win.

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From AsicBoost to UASF: Greg Maxwell on Bitcoin's Path Forward

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 13. 15:59

From AsicBoost to UASF: Greg Maxwell on Bitcoin's Path Forward Greg Maxwell discusses his assertions about an alleged controversial mining technique and the way forward for bitcoin.

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Blockchain for IoT: Promising, But Caution Needed

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 13. 14:30

Blockchain for IoT: Promising, But Caution Needed While the use case for blockchain in enabling the Internet of Things holds much promise, more research and cooperation is needed.

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'Into the War Room': Overstock Looks Back on Bitcoin Embrace

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 13. 13:30

'Into the War Room': Overstock Looks Back on Bitcoin Embrace Overstock looks back at its groundbreaking decision to accept bitcoin in 2014 – a notable early boost for digital currency.

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A Likely Tech Upgrade is Improving Litecoin's Price Outlook

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 13. 12:00

A Likely Tech Upgrade is Improving Litecoin's Price Outlook Will activating SegWit make litecoin a better investment? CoinDesk asks analysts and traders to weigh in on a pressing markets topic.

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Buy Litecoin? A Likely Tech Upgrade is Winning Over Traders

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 13. 12:00

Buy Litecoin? A Likely Tech Upgrade is Winning Over Traders Will activating SegWit make litecoin a better investment? CoinDesk asks analysts and traders to weigh in on a pressing markets topic.

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Sweden Incorporates Iran Investment Firm Using Only Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 12. 15:00

Sweden Incorporates Iran Investment Firm Using Only Bitcoin Sweden has opened a route for unbanked startups to incorporate with bitcoin accounts, and boosted investments in Iran at the same time.

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Bitcoin's Latest Scaling Twist: Support is Building for a UASF

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 11. 19:20

Bitcoin's Latest Scaling Twist: Support is Building for a UASF It seems to be one thing after another for bitcoin. Amid the long-standing debate, one well-known bitcoin developer recently posted a note to the project's mailing list alleging a major mining entity is prolonging the debate over scaling because it would accidentally wipe out a technical advantage that gives it an upperhand over other miners. It's unclear his claims are true. […]

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Should I Do It? 30,000 Bitcoins and One Big Auction

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 11. 12:00

Should I Do It? 30,000 Bitcoins and One Big Auction Investor Adam Draper recounts the day the US government sold 30,000 bitcoins at auction, a day he argues changed perception of the tech forever.

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Mirai, The Infamous Internet of Things Army, Can Now Mine Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 10. 15:00

Mirai, The Infamous Internet of Things Army, Can Now Mine Bitcoin A new version of an infamous botnet has been detected, but, as well as being able to issue DDoS attacks and so on, it's equipped to mine bitcoin

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Who Needs VCs? Ethereum and the JOBS Act Could Change Investing

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 10. 14:15

Who Needs VCs? Ethereum and the JOBS Act Could Change Investing A new blockchain token sale showcases how innovations in protocol design, coupled with regulatory advances, could disrupt VC.

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Who Needs VC? Ethereum and the JOBS Act Could Change Investing

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 10. 14:15

Who Needs VC? Ethereum and the JOBS Act Could Change Investing A new blockchain token sale showcases how innovations in protocol design, coupled with regulatory advances, could disrupt VC.

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Vitalik Buterin Doubles Down on Ethereum Incentive Strategy

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 10. 13:00

Vitalik Buterin Doubles Down on Ethereum Incentive Strategy At a Malta event, Vitalik Buterin, the creator of ethereum, argued further for the role incentives play in securing blockchains.

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Why A Quiet Blockchain Consortium Could Soon Make Noise

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 10. 12:00

Why A Quiet Blockchain Consortium Could Soon Make Noise While high-profile consortiums are progressing to big fanfare, a small blockchain effort working quietly in Luxembourg could affect the whole world.

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How Deloitte's Bitcoin Bistro Was Built

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 09. 12:00

How Deloitte's Bitcoin Bistro Was Built Consulting giant Deloitte chats to CoinDesk about how and why it started accepting bitcoin payments at a restaurant in its Toronto office complex.

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The Dark Days of Dogecoin: How Scammers and Bandits Brought Down Crypto's Friendliest Currency

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 09. 11:00

The Dark Days of Dogecoin: How Scammers and Bandits Brought Down Crypto's Friendliest Currency CoinDesk's Bailey Reutzel examines the darker side of dogecoin, chronicling the scams and bad actors that almost killed the cute, iconic 'doge'.

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Ethereum's Difficulty Bomb: All Smoke, No Fire?

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 08. 11:00

Ethereum's Difficulty Bomb: All Smoke, No Fire? Members of the ethereum community mostly seem unconcerned about an upcoming technical change, despite risks inherent in the update.

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The Hidden History of Bitcoin Unlimited

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 08. 10:30

The Hidden History of Bitcoin Unlimited A deep dive into the history of Bitcoin Unlimited, a bitcoin implementation seeking to become the dominant software on the network.

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The 'Big Block' Bitcoin Movement is Embracing Bcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 07. 15:00

The 'Big Block' Bitcoin Movement is Embracing Bcoin A new bitcoin implementation called 'Bcoin' is attracting wide support as a means to end the scaling debate.

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An Open Letter to Decentralized Protocols Looking for Growth

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 07. 13:35

An Open Letter to Decentralized Protocols Looking for Growth Marketing expert Jeremy Epstein discusses the importance of the brand for blockchain startups in this open letter to the industry.

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Bitcoin's New Controversy: The AsicBoost Allegations Explained

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 06. 19:21

Bitcoin's New Controversy: The AsicBoost Allegations Explained A new allegation from a high-profile bitcoin developer has once again stoked the fire of its scaling debate.

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An Ethereum Voting Scheme That Doesn't Give Away Your Vote

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 06. 16:30

An Ethereum Voting Scheme That Doesn't Give Away Your Vote In Malta this week, researchers revealed a proposal for secure blockchain voting that involves no third party for privacy or tallying votes.

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Use or Speculation: What's Driving Ripple's Price to All-Time Highs?

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 06. 14:30

Use or Speculation: What's Driving Ripple's Price to All-Time Highs? Is XRP's recent price rally the result of Ripple's recent progress or 'pump and dump' traders? Ripple's CEO weighs in.

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Here Comes the Pickaxe Race: Bitcoin Mining Jumps to GPU

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 06. 11:30

Here Comes the Pickaxe Race: Bitcoin Mining Jumps to GPU Early bitcoin entrepreneur Alex Waters looks back at the early days of what would become the network's escalating mining arms race.

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Building 'The Blockchain': Developers Aren't Giving Up on Big Ambitions

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 05. 16:55

Building 'The Blockchain': Developers Aren't Giving Up on Big Ambitions A developer conference in Malta this week saw researchers present new ideas for how blockchains could be built and deployed.

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Decentralizating Central Banks: How R3 Envisions Future Fiat Currencies

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 05. 14:59

Decentralizating Central Banks: How R3 Envisions Future Fiat Currencies In a new report, bank consortium R3 compares two competing concepts for moving fiat currency to a blockchain or distributed ledger.

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Decentralizating Central Banks: How R3 Envisions the Future of Fiat

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 05. 14:59

Decentralizating Central Banks: How R3 Envisions the Future of Fiat In a new report, bank consortium R3 compares two competing concepts for moving fiat currency to a blockchain or distributed ledger.

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Decentralizing Central Banks: How R3 Envisions the Future of Fiat

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 05. 14:59

Decentralizing Central Banks: How R3 Envisions the Future of Fiat In a new report, bank consortium R3 compares two competing concepts for moving fiat currency to a blockchain or distributed ledger.

Source

Bitcoin's Broken Record: Why the Scaling Debate Isn't Going Away

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 05. 13:00

Bitcoin's Broken Record: Why the Scaling Debate Isn't Going Away As the bitcoin scaling debate drags on, patterns are emerging that yield interesting insights into technical exploration on the network.

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The Gold Rush Begins: The Day Bitcoin Topped the US Dollar

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 04. 14:30

The Gold Rush Begins: The Day Bitcoin Topped the US Dollar In our first "Bitcoin Milestones" series entry, investor Roger Ver recalls his discovery of bitcoin and his excitement when the price first topped the US dollar.

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Why the US Department of Health Just Couldn't Ignore Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 04. 13:30

Why the US Department of Health Just Couldn't Ignore Blockchain Bitcoin ransomware threats last year meant many US government agencies were wary of blockchain, but the health department took a different view.

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No Incentive? Algorand Blockchain Sparks Debate at Cryptography Event

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 04. 11:30

No Incentive? Algorand Blockchain Sparks Debate at Cryptography Event Should incentives in blockchain systems be a last resort? The developer of the Algorand proof-of-stake system thinks so, but other experts disagree.

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'Confidential Assets': Blockstream Reveals New Bitcoin Privacy Tech

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 03. 15:59

'Confidential Assets': Blockstream Reveals New Bitcoin Privacy Tech Bitcoin startup Blockstream has unveiled new technology for shielding the details of transactions on a blockchain.

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Managed Fund Titans Eye 2018 for Blockchain MVP Launch

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 03. 14:30

Managed Fund Titans Eye 2018 for Blockchain MVP Launch A previously announced asset manager consortium is moving slowly to market with a blockchain technology solution.

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Broadridge is Building a Global Blockchain for Stockholder Voting

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 03. 13:30

Broadridge is Building a Global Blockchain for Stockholder Voting Global stockholder communication platform Broadridge is now building two blockchain-based proxy voting solutions, along with several other apps.

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Blockchain's Trust Paradox

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 03. 11:30

Blockchain's Trust Paradox A Nordic country known for its friendliness and stoicism may be about to show us the importance of trust.

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All Business? Bitcoin is Becoming a Hobby for Exchange Employees

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 02. 16:30

All Business? Bitcoin is Becoming a Hobby for Exchange Employees Cryptocurrencies are becoming a notable hobby for exchange traders, even as their businesses struggle to understand applications of the tech.

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How Cornell Researchers Are Quietly Reinventing Private Blockchains

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 02. 15:52

How Cornell Researchers Are Quietly Reinventing Private Blockchains Why some researchers from Cornell's Institute for CryptoCurrencies & Contracts (IC3) are working to improve permissioned blockchain implementations.

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Bitcoin vs Gold: Which is a Better Long-Term Bet?

CoinDesk

2017. Apr. 01. 15:15

Bitcoin vs Gold: Which is a Better Long-Term Bet? Bitcoin or gold? Picking one over the other as a long-term bet isn't easy, according to a suite of analysts.

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Second Life? Failed DAO Project's Founders Are Making a Comeback Bid

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 31. 14:00

Second Life? Failed DAO Project's Founders Are Making a Comeback Bid Despite one notable past failure, Slock.it is forging on, with a new project planned and new funding from a secret investor.

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Second Life? Failed DAO Creators Are Making a Comeback Bid

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 31. 14:00

Second Life? Failed DAO Creators Are Making a Comeback Bid Despite one notable past failure, Slock.it is forging ahead, with a new project planned and new funding from a secret investor.

Source

Private Blockchains for Bitcoin Maximalists

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 31. 12:00

Private Blockchains for Bitcoin Maximalists CoinDesk contributor Martin Hagelstrom addresses the private vs public blockchain debate, arguing for the tech from a bitcoin believer's perspective.

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Market Enabler? Exchanges See Blockchain as New Revenue Play

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 30. 13:30

Market Enabler? Exchanges See Blockchain as New Revenue Play At a conference in Budapest this week, financial industry execs revealed shifting views on the best use case for distributed ledger tech.

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Inside IC3: How Cornell is Advancing the Science of Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 29. 14:31

Inside IC3: How Cornell is Advancing the Science of Bitcoin An inside look at Cornell University's IC3 lab, which has numerous projects working on researching and boosting cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.

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More Banks Are Signing Up for ING's Ethereum Oil Trading Test

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 28. 15:00

More Banks Are Signing Up for ING's Ethereum Oil Trading Test Dutch bank ING's newly revealed ethereum pilot is about to be opened up to other banks who want to save money when trading oil.

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More Banks to Sign Up for ING's Ethereum Oil Trading Test

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 28. 15:00

More Banks to Sign Up for ING's Ethereum Oil Trading Test Dutch bank ING's ethereum-based oil trading pilot is opening up to new financial institutions.

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More Banks to Sign Up for ING's Ethereum Oil Trading Platform

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 28. 15:00

More Banks to Sign Up for ING's Ethereum Oil Trading Platform Dutch bank ING's ethereum-based oil trading pilot is opening up to new financial institutions.

Source

With Ethereum 'Ice Age' Incoming, Momentum Builds for Miner Pay Cut

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 28. 14:05

With Ethereum 'Ice Age' Incoming, Momentum Builds for Miner Pay Cut A vote currently taking place on ethereum's mining rewards system has motivated a big response from the community.

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War of the Words: Who's Said What About a Bitcoin Fork?

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 28. 11:20

War of the Words: Who's Said What About a Bitcoin Fork? CoinDesk rounds up the various announcements from industry startups in the wake of speculation the bitcoin network could see a technical split.

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A Short Guide to Bitcoin Forks

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 27. 15:00

A Short Guide to Bitcoin Forks Don't know a hard fork from a soft fork? This guide is designed to help you follow bitcoin's raging technical debates.

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IBM vs Microsoft: Two Tech Giants, Two Blockchain Visions

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 27. 14:00

IBM vs Microsoft: Two Tech Giants, Two Blockchain Visions How two established tech firms are taking different directions when it comes to their blockchain-as-a-service offerings.

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Why Mizuho Believes Bitcoin Still Has a Future in Banking

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 27. 13:00

Why Mizuho Believes Bitcoin Still Has a Future in Banking A bitcoin-based securities pilot developed by Japanese finance giant Mizuho is nearing completion and could soon see a public launch.

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How to Explore Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 26. 13:00

How to Explore Blockchain Arno Laeven argues that organisations setting out to explore blockchain with a view to adoption need to manage their expectations.

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'Scam Free' Gambling on Ethereum? Regulators Might Not Be Ready

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 26. 11:15

'Scam Free' Gambling on Ethereum? Regulators Might Not Be Ready A world without gambling scams is the latest big idea being tested on the ethereum blockchain, but regulatory hurdles remain.

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Follow the Leader: Analyzing Cryptocurrency Price Correlations

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 25. 15:30

Follow the Leader: Analyzing Cryptocurrency Price Correlations Is there a correlation between the price movements of bitcoin and other digital currencies? CoinDesk dives into these relationships.

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Follow the Leader: Analyzing Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Price Correlations

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 25. 15:30

Follow the Leader: Analyzing Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Price Correlations Is there a correlation between the price movements of bitcoin and other digital currencies? CoinDesk dives into these relationships.

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This Bitcoin Botnet is Vying to Be Future of Secure IoT

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 25. 10:10

This Bitcoin Botnet is Vying to Be Future of Secure IoT Following numerous cases of compromised IoT systems, two MIT researchers came up with a novel bitcoin-based security product that mimics botnets.

Source

Charts: Determining the Ideal Block Size for Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 24. 19:35

Charts: Determining the Ideal Block Size for Bitcoin What's the ideal block size? CoinDesk contributor Willy Woo analyzes the charts for answers in his latest opinion piece.

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Keep Calm and Bitcoin On? Developers Aren't Worrying About a Fork

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 24. 11:55

Keep Calm and Bitcoin On? Developers Aren't Worrying About a Fork As the discussion heats up over the possibility of a hard fork to bitcoin's blockchain, some developers are playing down the likelihood of a split.

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Keep Calm and Bitcoin On? Some Developers Aren't Worried About a Fork

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 24. 10:14

Keep Calm and Bitcoin On? Some Developers Aren't Worried About a Fork As the discussion heats up over the possibility of a hard fork to bitcoin's blockchain, some developers are playing down the likelihood of a split.

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Web Browser Brave to Launch ICO for Ethereum Ad Token

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 23. 15:59

Web Browser Brave to Launch ICO for Ethereum Ad Token Bitcoin browser Brave is planning an ICO for a new token based on the ethereum blockchain and designed to monetize users' attention.

Source

Fork Fallout? A Bitcoin Split Could Become a Legal Mess

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 23. 12:00

Fork Fallout? A Bitcoin Split Could Become a Legal Mess Should the bitcoin network split into rival chains, those impacted in the fallout may be unable to turn to courts for recourse, lawyers say.

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Fire the Miners? Radical Ideas Emerge as Bitcoin Fork Talk Escalates

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 22. 12:45

Fire the Miners? Radical Ideas Emerge as Bitcoin Fork Talk Escalates As tensions rise in bitcoin's scaling debate, backing is growing for a solution that could sideline miners should they try to force a code change.

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R3 Targets Regulators For Next Wave of DLT Expansion

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 22. 11:00

R3 Targets Regulators For Next Wave of DLT Expansion With 80 banks already among its members, distributed ledger consortium R3 is now setting its sights on bringing more regulators into the fold.

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Threat or Opportunity? Blythe Masters Talks Blockchain Jobs Impact

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 21. 12:30

Threat or Opportunity? Blythe Masters Talks Blockchain Jobs Impact Digital Asset CEO Blythe Masters took the stage last week to discuss how the blockchain industry needs to be aware of its impact on the job market.

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Aborted ENS Launch Marks Latest Setback for Ethereum Apps

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 21. 10:31

Aborted ENS Launch Marks Latest Setback for Ethereum Apps Ethereum developers had to shutter a highly anticipated app last week, when two critical bugs provoked security concerns shortly after launch.

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China, Blockchain & The Holy Grail of Marketplace Lending

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 20. 10:01

China, Blockchain & The Holy Grail of Marketplace Lending A blockchain partnership spearheaded by Foxconn could have ripple effects for global supply chains and lending, CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson argues.

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IBM Goes Live With First Commercial Blockchains

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 20. 05:02

IBM Goes Live With First Commercial Blockchains IBM has launched IBM Blockchain, a new product it is calling the "first commercial application" of Hyperledger Fabric.

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Charts: How Bitcoin's Market Dominance is Being Challenged

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 19. 15:33

Charts: How Bitcoin's Market Dominance is Being Challenged Given its status as the original blockchain protocol, it should be no surprise that bitcoin has long dominated the digital currency markets. In terms of market capitalization, it dwarfs other cryptocurrencies. Its first-mover status and widespread adoption has (so far) given bitcoin the dual advantage of network effect and steep barriers to entry, keeping alternatives at bay. […]

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Scaling Consensus? This Turing Winner Thinks He's Found a Way

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 19. 13:00

Scaling Consensus? This Turing Winner Thinks He's Found a Way Turing Award winner Silvio Micali is working on a new consensus algorithm, one he argues could help massively scale blockchains.

Source

After ETF Rejection, What's Next for Bitcoin On Wall Street?

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 18. 14:50

After ETF Rejection, What's Next for Bitcoin On Wall Street? After the first bitcoin exchange-traded fund was rejected by the SEC, what lies in store for the digital currency within the financial sector?

Source

The Ultimate List of Resources For Researching and Launching ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 18. 10:45

The Ultimate List of Resources For Researching and Launching ICOs William Mougayar lists his ultimate 18 web resources for those wanting to research, track or launch initial coin offerings or ICOs.

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The Ultimate List of ICO Resources

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 18. 10:45

The Ultimate List of ICO Resources William Mougayar lists his ultimate 18 web resources for those wanting to research, track or launch initial coin offerings or ICOs.

Source

Which Majority? Bitcoin Exchange Accord Reveals Hard Fork Dilemma

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 18. 03:13

Which Majority? Bitcoin Exchange Accord Reveals Hard Fork Dilemma A newly released statement from major exchanges today may have stoked tensions in the ongoing bitcoin scaling debate.

Source

The Trump Administration is Buying Into Blockchain Tech

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 17. 12:00

The Trump Administration is Buying Into Blockchain Tech US regulators and officials spoke in favor of expanding the adoption of blockchain across government and the private sector at an event this week.

Source

Four Ways Blockchain Can Disrupt Civic Traditions

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 17. 10:00

Four Ways Blockchain Can Disrupt Civic Traditions Infosys' Ravi Kumar S examines four potential opportunities in which blockchain could improve public processes.

Source

4 Ways Blockchain Can Disrupt Civic Traditions

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 17. 10:00

4 Ways Blockchain Can Disrupt Civic Traditions Infosys' Ravi Kumar S examines four potential opportunities in which blockchain could improve public processes.

Source

'Blockchain Revolution' Authors Launch Enterprise Research Effort

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 16. 19:25

'Blockchain Revolution' Authors Launch Enterprise Research Effort For $200,000, entities can join the newly launched Blockchain Research Institute, led by the Tapscott Group.

Source

Patent Trolls Beware: 40 Firms Join Fight Against Blockchain IP Abuse

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 16. 16:15

Patent Trolls Beware: 40 Firms Join Fight Against Blockchain IP Abuse The Chamber of Digital Commerce has formed a new council to help the blockchain industry better protect its intellectual property.

Source

Bitcoin's Scaling Debate is Devolving Into an All-Out Twitter War

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 16. 13:25

Bitcoin's Scaling Debate is Devolving Into an All-Out Twitter War The community has been in a furore over an attack that took down 70% of Bitcoin Unlimited nodes. Here are 12 of the best Twitter responses.

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Blockchain For Government? Illinois Unveils Expansive Action Plan

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 16. 11:45

Blockchain For Government? Illinois Unveils Expansive Action Plan While much of the US is working to piece together a patchwork of blockchain regulations, Illinois unveiled a sweeping plan yesterday that would see the state implement blockchain solutions across multiple government agencies. Revealed at the DC Blockchain Summit, hosted by the Chamber of Digital Commerce, the multi-agency, public-private partnership aims to connect much of […]

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Illinois Government Unveils Expansive Blockchain Support Plan

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 16. 11:45

Illinois Government Unveils Expansive Blockchain Support Plan The Illinois government is doubling down on its efforts to promote blockchain tech, revealing new actions that will advance its industry support.

Source

Illinois Joins R3, Unveils Expansive Blockchain Support Plan

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 16. 11:45

Illinois Joins R3, Unveils Expansive Blockchain Support Plan The Illinois government is doubling down on its efforts to promote blockchain tech, revealing new actions that will advance its industry support.

Source

'Super UASF': Could Clever Code Break Bitcoin's Scaling Deadlock?

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 15. 14:00

'Super UASF': Could Clever Code Break Bitcoin's Scaling Deadlock? An experimental 'user-activated soft fork' for pushing through a controversial bitcoin code change took another step forward this week

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'Super UASF': Could a Clever Idea Break Bitcoin's Scaling Deadlock?

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 15. 14:00

'Super UASF': Could a Clever Idea Break Bitcoin's Scaling Deadlock? An experimental 'user-activated soft fork' for pushing through a controversial bitcoin code change took another step forward this week

Source

Space & Time: How BitTorrent's Creator is Attacking Bitcoin's Waste Problem

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 15. 12:00

Space & Time: How BitTorrent's Creator is Attacking Bitcoin's Waste Problem Bitcoin's 'proof of work' validation mechanism burns a huge amount of energy, but this novel solution from developer Bram Cohen aims to change that.

Source

Space & Time: How BitTorrent's Creator is Attacking Bitcoin Waste

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 15. 12:00

Space & Time: How BitTorrent's Creator is Attacking Bitcoin Waste Bitcoin's 'proof of work' validation mechanism burns a huge amount of energy, but this novel solution from developer Bram Cohen aims to change that.

Source

How the 'Dole Stock Crisis' is Reigniting the Push for Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 14. 14:01

How the 'Dole Stock Crisis' is Reigniting the Push for Blockchain A recent issue with Dole's public stock highlights the potential for blockchain in capital markets, proponents say.

Source

CoinDesk Explainer: The Bitcoin Unlimited Debate

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 14. 13:00

CoinDesk Explainer: The Bitcoin Unlimited Debate The controversial alternative to Bitcoin Core has drifted to the heart of bitcoin's raging scaling debate over the past year, but why?

Source

Foxconn Reveals Plan for Blockchain Supply Chain Domination

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 13. 13:20

Foxconn Reveals Plan for Blockchain Supply Chain Domination The giant tech manufacturer is now in the blockchain business, seeking to speed up financing for its many thousands of suppliers.

Source

Say Hello to the Multi-Blockchain Business Model

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 13. 11:12

Say Hello to the Multi-Blockchain Business Model There's been a shift in the nature of blockchain investments over the past six months, one that sees a diversification in geography and technology.

Source

Using Google Trends to Estimate Bitcoin's User Growth

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 12. 14:03

Using Google Trends to Estimate Bitcoin's User Growth Trader Willy Woo takes a look at how common search tools like Google Trends can yield insight into long-term bitcoin trading strategies.

Source

Fire, Flesh & Blockchain: Dubai's DED Sees Truth as Economic Enabler

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 12. 13:14

Fire, Flesh & Blockchain: Dubai's DED Sees Truth as Economic Enabler An official leading the charge to migrate Dubai's government documents to the blockchain explains why he believes in its disruptive potential.

Source

Nobody Understands Bitcoin (And That's OK)

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 11. 13:35

Nobody Understands Bitcoin (And That's OK) Does anyone understand bitcoin? This multifaceted technology is different things to different people, and we should accept that, argues Jameson Lopp.

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Using Google Trends to Detect Bitcoin Price Bubbles

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 11. 11:08

Using Google Trends to Detect Bitcoin Price Bubbles Cryptocurrency trader Willy Woo gives an overview of how to use Google tools to gain insight into the price of bitcoin.

Source

Industry Speaks Out in Aftermath of Bitcoin ETF Rejection

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 11. 00:47

Industry Speaks Out in Aftermath of Bitcoin ETF Rejection The SEC has denied a bid to list the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF, prompting comment from many of those who watched and waited for the decision.

Source

How Bitcoin's P2P Layer Got a Speed Hike in the Latest Core Release

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 10. 14:00

How Bitcoin's P2P Layer Got a Speed Hike in the Latest Core Release MIT-funded developer Cory Fields discusses his work overhauling the code for Bitcoin Core's peer-to-peer layer – a task that was anything but easy.

Source

Bitcoin Wallet Maker CoolBitX Raises $500k for Healthcare Solution

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 10. 12:00

Bitcoin Wallet Maker CoolBitX Raises $500k for Healthcare Solution Bitcoin hardware wallet maker CoolBitX has raised $500,000 as part of its push into the broader blockchain security industry.

Source

From First Filing to Final Decision: The Journey of the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 09. 22:34

From First Filing to Final Decision: The Journey of the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF A (short) history of the Winklevoss bitcoin ETF.

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Bitcoin Mining Pool Backs Rootstock Smart Contracts Effort

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 09. 15:15

Bitcoin Mining Pool Backs Rootstock Smart Contracts Effort For the first time, a bitcoin mining pool has integrated a process called 'merge-mining' – a move aimed to bring smart contracts to the bitcoin blockchain.

Source

A Public-Private Ethereum? It Won't Be As Easy As it Sounds

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 09. 14:02

A Public-Private Ethereum? It Won't Be As Easy As it Sounds Making private ethereum implementations compatible with the larger public blockchain is a popular concept, but there is much work to be done.

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2020 Vision: Why Startups Believe Blockchain Will Go Live in Dubai

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 09. 12:30

2020 Vision: Why Startups Believe Blockchain Will Go Live in Dubai Blockchain startups are jumping at the opportunity to work in a rare region of the world where the rewards are real for industry doers.

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Rootstock is Fusing the Lightning Network With On-Chain Scaling – On a Sidechain

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 08. 19:04

Rootstock is Fusing the Lightning Network With On-Chain Scaling – On a Sidechain A unique proposal aimed at scaling bitcoin’s transaction capacity via sidechains has been revealed in a new white paper.

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Rootstock is Fusing Lightning With On-Chain Scaling – On a Sidechain

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 08. 19:04

Rootstock is Fusing Lightning With On-Chain Scaling – On a Sidechain A unique proposal aimed at scaling bitcoin’s transaction capacity via sidechains has been revealed in a new white paper.

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Why Bitcoin Remittance Companies Are Still Shrugging Off Swift

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 08. 13:00

Why Bitcoin Remittance Companies Are Still Shrugging Off Swift Financial messaging giant Swift may have introduced new payments tech, but bitcoin startups still feel confident about their role in the industry.

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MIT Expo Spotlights Bitcoin Tech Concerns

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 07. 15:00

MIT Expo Spotlights Bitcoin Tech Concerns The fourth annual MIT Bitcoin Expo this week saw much discussion of the need for more bitcoin nodes to avoid centralization of the tech.

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Save the Nodes: MIT Bitcoin Expo Spotlights Tech Challenges

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 07. 15:00

Save the Nodes: MIT Bitcoin Expo Spotlights Tech Challenges The fourth annual MIT Bitcoin Expo this week saw much discussion of the need for more bitcoin nodes to avoid centralization of the tech.

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State Street is Experimenting With AI and Blockchain Tech

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 07. 14:00

State Street is Experimenting With AI and Blockchain Tech State Street is experimenting with ways to monetize blockchain tech by harnessing the predictive powers of artificial intelligence.

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State Street Wants to Monetize Blockchain with Artificial Intelligence

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 07. 14:00

State Street Wants to Monetize Blockchain with Artificial Intelligence State Street is experimenting with ways to monetize blockchain tech by harnessing the predictive powers of artificial intelligence.

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Street Street is Betting AI Could Be Blockchain's Monetization Key

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 07. 14:00

Street Street is Betting AI Could Be Blockchain's Monetization Key State Street is experimenting with ways to monetize blockchain tech by harnessing the predictive powers of artificial intelligence.

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Will the Internet of Things Need Its Own Blockchain?

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 07. 13:00

Will the Internet of Things Need Its Own Blockchain? Is there a need for a use-case specific blockchain in IoT? Some companies believe that the idea is compelling.

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What You Need to Know About Bitcoin’s Upcoming Code Release

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 06. 22:12

What You Need to Know About Bitcoin’s Upcoming Code Release Bitcoin’s best-known proposed code change isn’t the only one that matters.

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What You Need to Know About Bitcoin's Upcoming Code Release

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 06. 22:12

What You Need to Know About Bitcoin's Upcoming Code Release Bitcoin’s best-known proposed code change isn’t the only one that matters.

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Why the ICO Model's Success Could Be Its Downfall

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 06. 14:00

Why the ICO Model's Success Could Be Its Downfall The notable successes of token sales as speculative investments could end up being the nail in their coffin, argues Noelle Acheson.

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6 Top Trends From CoinDesk's 2017 State of Blockchain Report

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 06. 13:00

6 Top Trends From CoinDesk's 2017 State of Blockchain Report The 2017 State of Blockchain report examines key trends, data and events in the industry over the last year. Here are 6 takeaways.

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6 Trends From CoinDesk's New 2017 State of Blockchain Out Today

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 06. 13:00

6 Trends From CoinDesk's New 2017 State of Blockchain Out Today The 2017 State of Blockchain report examines key trends, data and events in the industry over the last year. Here are 6 takeaways.

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Dubai Government Claims Title of Blockchain's 'Global Capital'

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 06. 11:45

Dubai Government Claims Title of Blockchain's 'Global Capital' Dubai's government made bold statements at an event today in remarks that sought to cast the city as the global leader in the nascent market.

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Dubai Claims Title of Blockchain's 'Global Capital' at Keynote Event

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 06. 11:45

Dubai Claims Title of Blockchain's 'Global Capital' at Keynote Event Dubai's government made bold statements at an event today in remarks that sought to cast the city as the global leader in the nascent market.

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The Trouble With Fintech (Or Why 'Now' is the Time for DLT)

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 05. 14:15

The Trouble With Fintech (Or Why 'Now' is the Time for DLT) A critical look at the reasons behind the change in dialogue surrounding blockchain and distributed ledger tech.

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The World's Largest Shipping Company Tracks Cargo on a Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 05. 04:46

The World's Largest Shipping Company Tracks Cargo on a Blockchain Global shipping giant Maersk has conducted its first blockchain-based shipment in partnership with IBM.

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The World's Largest Shipping Company Now Tracks Cargo on a Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 05. 04:46

The World's Largest Shipping Company Now Tracks Cargo on a Blockchain Global shipping giant Maersk has conducted its first blockchain-based shipment in partnership with IBM.

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The World's Largest Shipping Firm Now Tracks Cargo on Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 05. 04:46

The World's Largest Shipping Firm Now Tracks Cargo on Blockchain Global shipping giant Maersk has conducted its first blockchain-based shipment in partnership with IBM.

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Why You Won't See Bitcoin in a Casino Anytime Soon

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 04. 14:30

Why You Won't See Bitcoin in a Casino Anytime Soon Bitcoins and gambling go together like pedals on a bike, but the use of cryptocurrencies in the highly regulated US is still at the conceptual stage.

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Long Live Dogecoin: Why Defiant Developers Just Won't Let the Joke Currency Die

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 04. 14:00

Long Live Dogecoin: Why Defiant Developers Just Won't Let the Joke Currency Die Is dogecoin dying? Can a cryptocurrency truly be killed?

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Long Live Dogecoin: Defiant Developers Just Won't Let the Joke Die

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 04. 14:00

Long Live Dogecoin: Defiant Developers Just Won't Let the Joke Die Is dogecoin dying? Can a cryptocurrency truly be killed?

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Long Live Dogecoin: Developers Just Won't Let the Joke Currency Die

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 04. 14:00

Long Live Dogecoin: Developers Just Won't Let the Joke Currency Die Is dogecoin dying? Can a cryptocurrency truly be killed?

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Long Live Dogecoin: Why Developers Won't Let the Joke Currency Die

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 04. 14:00

Long Live Dogecoin: Why Developers Won't Let the Joke Currency Die Is dogecoin dying? Can a cryptocurrency truly be killed?

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A (Short) Guide to Blockchain Consensus Protocols

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 04. 12:50

A (Short) Guide to Blockchain Consensus Protocols Bitcoin's consensus mechanism is great, but it isn't perfect. This article looks at some of the more viable public blockchain alternatives.

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A Framework for Valuing Crypto Tokens

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 03. 15:00

A Framework for Valuing Crypto Tokens Acupay CTO Sid Kalla provides an in-depth guide for those considering investing in an initial coin offering or ICO.

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Blockchain Adoption Optimism Fades at DTCC Fintech Event

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 03. 13:30

Blockchain Adoption Optimism Fades at DTCC Fintech Event The anticipated timeline for blockchain adoption has increased since last year for attendees of the annual DTCC fintech gathering.

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Blockchain Adoption Optimism Suffers Setback at DTCC Fintech Event

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 03. 13:30

Blockchain Adoption Optimism Suffers Setback at DTCC Fintech Event The anticipated timeline for blockchain adoption has increased since last year for attendees of the annual DTCC fintech gathering.

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Beyond Immutability: Ethereum's Rival Blockchain Maps a Way Forward

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 03. 12:00

Beyond Immutability: Ethereum's Rival Blockchain Maps a Way Forward Apart from a commitment to immutability, ethereum classic is much like ethereum. Now, though, its supporters favor another pillar of differentiation.

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Beyond Immutability: Ethereum Classic Maps a Way Forward

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 03. 12:00

Beyond Immutability: Ethereum Classic Maps a Way Forward Apart from a commitment to immutability, ethereum classic is much like ethereum. Now, though, its supporters favor another pillar of differentiation.

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The Lack of Blockchain Talent is Becoming An Industry Concern

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 02. 13:45

The Lack of Blockchain Talent is Becoming An Industry Concern At the DTCC's Fintech Symposium, the lack of available blockchain job applicants was cited as a roadblock to industry goals.

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Ethereum Spam Attacks Are Back – This Time on the Test Network

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 02. 11:30

Ethereum Spam Attacks Are Back – This Time on the Test Network Following DoS attacks on the ethereum network last year, an attacker has picked an easier target to spam: Ropsten, the ethereum testing network.

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CoinDesk Research Releases New Data on Blockchain 'ICOs'

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 01. 16:02

CoinDesk Research Releases New Data on Blockchain 'ICOs' CoinDesk Research highlights the key findings from its first ‘Spotlight Study’ of 2017: an in-depth look at the blockchain token sales or ICOs.

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CoinDesk Research: Speculation Driving Boom in Blockchain 'ICOs'

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 01. 16:02

CoinDesk Research: Speculation Driving Boom in Blockchain 'ICOs' CoinDesk Research highlights the key findings from its first ‘Spotlight Study’ of 2017: an in-depth look at the blockchain token sales or ICOs.

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Disruption Not Included? Ethereum Alliance Shows Blockchain Shift

CoinDesk

2017. Mar. 01. 13:30

Disruption Not Included? Ethereum Alliance Shows Blockchain Shift The founding members of the Ethereum Enterprise Alliance are looking for the best of both worlds – for startups and incumbents.

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Big Corporates Unite for Launch of Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 28. 09:56

Big Corporates Unite for Launch of Enterprise Ethereum Alliance JP Morgan, Microsoft, BP and Wipro are among the global corporations behind the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, set to be unveiled today.

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New Member Monax to Bring Ethereum Tech to Hyperledger Blockchain Group

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 27. 14:30

New Member Monax to Bring Ethereum Tech to Hyperledger Blockchain Group Monax has joined Hyperledger and proposed what would be the consortium's first ever ethereum virtual machine.

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Monax to Bring Ethereum Tech to Hyperledger Blockchain Group

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 27. 14:30

Monax to Bring Ethereum Tech to Hyperledger Blockchain Group Monax has joined Hyperledger and proposed what would be the consortium's first ever ethereum virtual machine.

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Big Banks Turn to Bitcoin Tracking in Fight Against Human Trafficking

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 27. 13:31

Big Banks Turn to Bitcoin Tracking in Fight Against Human Trafficking Inside the struggle to trace the transactions of human traffickers, who, in recent years, have turned to bitcoin.

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Banks Turn to Bitcoin Tracking in Fight Against Human Trafficking

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 27. 13:31

Banks Turn to Bitcoin Tracking in Fight Against Human Trafficking Inside the struggle to trace the transactions of human traffickers, who, in recent years, have turned to bitcoin.

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Overtaking Banking in the Race to Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 27. 12:00

Overtaking Banking in the Race to Blockchain Blockchain progress in the energy industry could give banking applications a run for sector supremacy, CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson argues.

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What Bitcoin Traders Should Know About Technical Analysis

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 26. 11:48

What Bitcoin Traders Should Know About Technical Analysis Technical analysis is a tool that can prove particularly valuable to bitcoin traders, but what does it entail?

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Who Broke the SHA1 Algorithm (And What Does It Mean for Bitcoin)?

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 25. 17:00

Who Broke the SHA1 Algorithm (And What Does It Mean for Bitcoin)? The SHA1 encryption algorithm was recently 'broken' by researchers at Google and CWI Amsterdam. Should the bitcoin world worry?

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After New Highs, Bitcoin Price Faces Uncertain Path Ahead

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 25. 15:58

After New Highs, Bitcoin Price Faces Uncertain Path Ahead Bitcoin prices encountered some notable volatility after hitting an all-time high the session before.

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New Ethereum Proposal Aims to Supercharge Smart Contracts

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 24. 14:30

New Ethereum Proposal Aims to Supercharge Smart Contracts The creator of a new ethereum project says his ambitious off-chain networks, done right, could enable more complex applications of the technology.

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'Top 10' Blockchains Report Concludes: Now is the Time to Pivot

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 24. 13:00

'Top 10' Blockchains Report Concludes: Now is the Time to Pivot Ethereum, Digital Asset, R3, and more go head-to-head in this detailed blockchain study by Aite Group.

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Do You Believe in Blockchain Magic?

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 24. 12:00

Do You Believe in Blockchain Magic? Many optimistic claims are made for applications of blockchain, but hyping the tech is not the best way forward, argues Sebastien Meunier.

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Ethereum Economics Gets Spotlight in Vitalik Buterin EDCON Keynote

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 22. 14:30

Ethereum Economics Gets Spotlight in Vitalik Buterin EDCON Keynote A new talk by ethereum's creator gave insight into the future of the world's second-largest public blockchain network.

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Northern Trust Goes Live With IBM-Powered Private Equities Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 22. 06:00

Northern Trust Goes Live With IBM-Powered Private Equities Blockchain With $6.7tn in assets under custody, Northern Trust has formally launched its first blockchain product with a little help from IBM.

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New Ethereum Blockchain Consortium Could Run on Experimental Tech

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 21. 16:30

New Ethereum Blockchain Consortium Could Run on Experimental Tech Could the enterprise blockchain consortium use its own experimental technology to break away from the traditional top-down governance model?

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Rebranding the DAO: The Controversial Blockchain Concept is Back

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 20. 17:10

Rebranding the DAO: The Controversial Blockchain Concept is Back   It looks like we haven't seen the last of leaderless blockchain-based companies. Despite the spectacular demise of The DAO, developers are still excited about the concept of one day creating decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs), automated companies operated by hard-coded rules enforced on a blockchain. As evidenced by discussions at the ethereum developer conference, EDCON 2017, […]

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Rebranding The DAO: The Contentious Blockchain Concept is Back

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 20. 17:10

Rebranding The DAO: The Contentious Blockchain Concept is Back   It looks like we haven't seen the last of leaderless blockchain-based companies. Despite the spectacular demise of The DAO, developers are still excited about the concept of one day creating decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs), automated companies operated by hard-coded rules enforced on a blockchain. As evidenced by discussions at the ethereum developer conference, EDCON 2017, […]

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3 Smart Contract Misconceptions Explored

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 20. 13:36

3 Smart Contract Misconceptions Explored The smart contracts hype is creating new operational challenges, according to blockchain consultant Olivier Rikken.

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3 Smart Contract Misconceptions

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 20. 13:36

3 Smart Contract Misconceptions The smart contracts hype is creating new operational challenges, according to blockchain consultant Olivier Rikken.

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Where Bitcoin and Banking Collide

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 20. 12:00

Where Bitcoin and Banking Collide Japan, a relatively quiet and traditionally isolated market, is about to set a precedent that could change the cryptocurrency sector.

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Sustainable Development Through Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 19. 18:39

Sustainable Development Through Bitcoin How bitcoin could drive the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, which are aimed to improve the prospects of everyone on the planet.

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Bitcoin Hash Functions Explained

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 19. 13:35

Bitcoin Hash Functions Explained Everything you always wanted to know about bitcoin hashing, but were afraid to ask.

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Secretive ‘Enterprise Ethereum’ Project Gets Mixed Reactions at EDCON 2017

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 18. 14:30

Secretive ‘Enterprise Ethereum’ Project Gets Mixed Reactions at EDCON 2017 At day one of the developer-focused EDCON conference in Paris, France, attendees took different stances on the benefits of private blockchains.

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Can Blockchain Make Music Great Again?

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 18. 11:30

Can Blockchain Make Music Great Again? Blockchain technology can't write songs or play instruments, but it might be able to ensure that those who do get the proper credit and compensation.

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3 Big Blockchain Ideas MIT is Working on Right Now

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 17. 15:30

3 Big Blockchain Ideas MIT is Working on Right Now CoinDesk looks at notable MIT Digital Currency Initiative projects, from reshaping the web, to making blockchains more confidential and auditable.

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Bitcoin Investor Roger Ver to Push for OKCoin Liquidation in Court

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 17. 13:01

Bitcoin Investor Roger Ver to Push for OKCoin Liquidation in Court Bitcoin investor Roger Ver’s legal fight against Chinese bitcoin exchange OKCoin is intensifying as he pushes for the firm to be liquidated.

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The Big Mistakes Enterprises Are Making on Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 17. 12:00

The Big Mistakes Enterprises Are Making on Blockchain Why corporations need to think bigger to maximize the benefits of blockchain.

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ASX CEO Expresses New Confidence in Blockchain Post-Trade Tests

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 17. 04:45

ASX CEO Expresses New Confidence in Blockchain Post-Trade Tests Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) plans to increase its blockchain investment by the end of this year to build a better product.

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Why Bigger Might Not Be Better For Bitcoin Scaling

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 16. 15:25

Why Bigger Might Not Be Better For Bitcoin Scaling The block size debate, long one of the defining challenges hanging over bitcoin's tech community, took an interesting twist late last month. A years-long discussion about how best to scale the functioning $15bn economic network mid-flight, the debate has largely been characterized by a face-off between those who would increase the 1MB block size via an efficiency […]

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Swift Reveals Future Global Payment Tech – Blockchain Not Included

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 16. 13:30

Swift Reveals Future Global Payment Tech – Blockchain Not Included While Swift is bullish on its explorations of blockchain, it has sidestepped the tech in its new cross-border payments service, unveiled today.

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The Next Wave of Ethereum Applications is Almost Here

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 15. 15:25

The Next Wave of Ethereum Applications is Almost Here Ethereum has been criticized by some for its lack of production-ready projects, but a number of dapps are now making significant progress.

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Post-Trade Giant NSD: Blockchains Are 'Useless' If The Data Isn't Legal

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 15. 14:00

Post-Trade Giant NSD: Blockchains Are 'Useless' If The Data Isn't Legal The NSD's director of innovation, Artem Duvanov, says blockchains are only useful when recording legally binding information.

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Post-Trade Giant NSD: Blockchain 'Useless' If Not Legally Binding

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 15. 14:00

Post-Trade Giant NSD: Blockchain 'Useless' If Not Legally Binding The NSD's director of innovation, Artem Duvanov, says blockchains are only useful when recording legally binding information.

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Will New Regulations Help or Hurt Bitcoin Startups in the Philippines?

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 15. 13:00

Will New Regulations Help or Hurt Bitcoin Startups in the Philippines? Luis Buenaventura looks at new rules aimed at bitcoin firms in the Philippines, arguing that, cost burden aside, there's reason to be optimistic.

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Why Blockchain Firms Shouldn't Ignore New EU Cybersecurity Laws

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 15. 12:00

Why Blockchain Firms Shouldn't Ignore New EU Cybersecurity Laws Impending EU laws, although not aimed directly at the blockchain industry, could prove impactful to its practices, says attorney Jacek Czarnecki.

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Hardware Not Hard Forks: How Accenture Plans to End the Business Blockchain Security Debate

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 14. 13:00

Hardware Not Hard Forks: How Accenture Plans to End the Business Blockchain Security Debate Can dedicated hardware bring institutions on board with blockchain in a way that consensus-driven hard forks can't? This company is betting on it.

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Hardware Play: How Accenture Plans to End Blockchain's Security Debate

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 14. 13:00

Hardware Play: How Accenture Plans to End Blockchain's Security Debate Can dedicated hardware bring institutions on board with blockchain in a way that consensus-driven hard forks can't? This company is betting on it.

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Hardware Over Hard Forks: How Accenture Plans to End Blockchain's Security Debate

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 14. 13:00

Hardware Over Hard Forks: How Accenture Plans to End Blockchain's Security Debate Can dedicated hardware bring institutions on board with blockchain in a way that consensus-driven hard forks can't? This company is betting on it.

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Deutsche Bank Analyst: Blockchain Could Have Prevented Soros Leaks

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 13. 14:00

Deutsche Bank Analyst: Blockchain Could Have Prevented Soros Leaks One Deutsche Bank analyst believes a recent, unwanted financial disclosure could have been prevented with blockchain tech.

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Blockchain Venture Test Will Have to Wait With Mainstreet Launch Delay

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 13. 13:30

Blockchain Venture Test Will Have to Wait With Mainstreet Launch Delay One of bitcoin's first evangelists is launching an ICO, but investors may be wary of issues over the funding model.

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Forex Giants Trading Bitcoin? In Japan That Might Be Months Away

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 13. 13:15

Forex Giants Trading Bitcoin? In Japan That Might Be Months Away When new legislation becomes law later this year, Japan's blockchain market will see financial giants come on board, industry insiders tell CoinDesk.

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Blockchain Startups Are Rethinking Hedge Funds, but There's a Better Target

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 13. 12:00

Blockchain Startups Are Rethinking Hedge Funds, but There's a Better Target While blockchain startups are targeting the hedge fund industry, venture capital may be a better place to focus efforts, says Noelle Acheson.

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Blockchain Firms Aim For Hedge Funds, But is There a Better Target?

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 13. 12:00

Blockchain Firms Aim For Hedge Funds, But is There a Better Target? While blockchain startups are targeting the hedge fund industry, venture capital may be a better place to focus efforts, says Noelle Acheson.

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Are Bitcoin Traders Planning for an ETF Approval?

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 12. 15:46

Are Bitcoin Traders Planning for an ETF Approval? Are traders pricing in the SEC's upcoming decision on the Winklevoss bitcoin ETF? We asked experts from across the industry.

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Matchpool Will Pay You Cryptocurrency If You Help Your Friends Find Love

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 12. 13:22

Matchpool Will Pay You Cryptocurrency If You Help Your Friends Find Love Matchpool is a new dating service that aims to bring couples together through the art of matchmaking – with a 21st century twist.

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This Blockchain Startup Will Pay You to Help Your Friends Find Love

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 12. 13:22

This Blockchain Startup Will Pay You to Help Your Friends Find Love Matchpool is a new dating service that aims to bring couples together through the art of matchmaking – with a 21st century twist.

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Tokens For Time: BNY's Blockchain Lead Explores Concept With New Pet Project

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 11. 17:30

Tokens For Time: BNY's Blockchain Lead Explores Concept With New Pet Project A new token created by Alex Batlin, global blockchain lead for BNY Mellon, could have surprising real-world possibilities.

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Tokens For Time? Inside One Banking Exec's Blockchain Pet Project

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 11. 17:30

Tokens For Time? Inside One Banking Exec's Blockchain Pet Project A new token created by Alex Batlin, global blockchain lead for BNY Mellon, could have surprising real-world possibilities.

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What’s in a Name? From Bitcoin to Blockchain to Distributed Ledgers

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 11. 16:42

What’s in a Name? From Bitcoin to Blockchain to Distributed Ledgers Nelson Rosario ponders why we have developed so many terms for what is effectively the same technology – bitcoin.

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Charts: How an ETF Approval Could Impact Bitcoin's Price

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 10. 17:55

Charts: How an ETF Approval Could Impact Bitcoin's Price How would the bitcoin market might react if a long-awaited ETF was approved? Crypto guru Willy Woo explores.

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A Bitcoin Hard Fork? How the Science Behind Contentious Code Change is Advancing

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 10. 15:35

A Bitcoin Hard Fork? How the Science Behind Contentious Code Change is Advancing Developers are probing deeper into how best to execute a hard fork – a contentious upgrading tool that promises numerous benefits for bitcoin.

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A Bitcoin Hard Fork? The Science of Contentious Code is Advancing

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 10. 15:35

A Bitcoin Hard Fork? The Science of Contentious Code is Advancing Developers are probing deeper into how best to execute a hard fork – a contentious upgrading tool that promises numerous benefits for bitcoin.

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Project Jasper: Lessons From Bank of Canada's First Blockchain Project

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 10. 14:00

Project Jasper: Lessons From Bank of Canada's First Blockchain Project Canada's central bank discusses new takeaways from six months of distributed ledger experimentation.

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Bitcoin, Blockchain and Trump: Where Do We Go From Here?

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 10. 12:30

Bitcoin, Blockchain and Trump: Where Do We Go From Here? As US President Donald Trump's administration begins to gather momentum, what lies in store for blockchain and bitcoin regulation?

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LinkedIn Killer? Bitcoin Upstart 21 Takes on Social With Email Play

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 09. 13:34

LinkedIn Killer? Bitcoin Upstart 21 Takes on Social With Email Play 21 Inc has released a platform that rewards users for receiving emails. Can it grab a slice of InMail's lucrative pie?

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3 Dead Cats And A Moon: A Guide to Bitcoin's Price Consolidation

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 09. 02:12

3 Dead Cats And A Moon: A Guide to Bitcoin's Price Consolidation Willy Woo is an entrepreneur, angel investor, derivatives trader and cryptocurrency enthusiast. In this guest feature, Woo takes a tongue-in-cheek look at bitcoin's historical market performance, ultimately proposing a bitcoin-specific macroscopic trading pattern he believes can predict the price. Here at Woobull Labs, we take data driven analysis very seriously. Today, I'm pleased to present the […]

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IBM's Biggest-Ever Blockchain Trade Finance Trial Could Go Global

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 08. 15:25

IBM's Biggest-Ever Blockchain Trade Finance Trial Could Go Global Now that IBM has begun work on its largest blockchain project ever, what happens next could have global implications.

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What Makes Bitcoin Great? One Academic Is on a Quest to Find Out

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 08. 13:00

What Makes Bitcoin Great? One Academic Is on a Quest to Find Out Academics still aren't sure why bitcoin is so robust, but one Cornell professor has made it her mission to find out.

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What Makes Bitcoin Great? One Academic is On a Quest to Find Out

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 08. 11:44

What Makes Bitcoin Great? One Academic is On a Quest to Find Out Academics still aren't sure why bitcoin is so robust, but one Cornell professor has made it her mission to find out.

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What Makes Bitcoin Great? One Scientist is On a Quest to Find Out

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 08. 11:44

What Makes Bitcoin Great? One Scientist is On a Quest to Find Out Academics still aren't sure why bitcoin is so robust, but one Cornell professor has made it her mission to find out.

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Inside MAST: The Little-Known Plan to Advance Bitcoin Smart Contracts

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 07. 15:00

Inside MAST: The Little-Known Plan to Advance Bitcoin Smart Contracts Bitcoin could soon be endowed with a range of new technical improvements including greater smart-contract functionality.

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South Africa's Financial Power Players Are Going All-In on Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 07. 13:25

South Africa's Financial Power Players Are Going All-In on Blockchain Nearly every major financial institution in South Africa has gathered to chart the country's path towards possible large-scale blockchain adoption.

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Not Yet 'Do or Die': Experts See Slow Road For DLT in 2017

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 06. 15:00

Not Yet 'Do or Die': Experts See Slow Road For DLT in 2017 In the wake of 2016's blockchain hype, experts are making less optimistic predictions about the industry's prospects in the year ahead.

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Meet the Ex-Banker Using Ethereum to Take On Traditional Hedge Funds

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 06. 13:31

Meet the Ex-Banker Using Ethereum to Take On Traditional Hedge Funds After leaving Goldman Sachs, this entrepreneur founded her own blockchain startup to lower the fiscal entry point for hedge fund investors.

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Blockchain as a Geopolitical Tool

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 06. 12:00

Blockchain as a Geopolitical Tool An announcement from the UAE last week marked an unusual development that highlights intriguing socio-economic and geopolitical trends.

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Why Cities Will Soon Chose Digital Currency Over Fiat Money

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 05. 13:40

Why Cities Will Soon Chose Digital Currency Over Fiat Money Pavel Bains argues that its only a matter of time before a city makes the leap to its own, digital, currency.

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Why Cities Will Soon Choose Digital Currency Over Fiat Money

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 05. 13:40

Why Cities Will Soon Choose Digital Currency Over Fiat Money Pavel Bains argues that its only a matter of time before a city makes the leap to its own, digital, currency.

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The Passion of Bitcoin Jesus: How The Blockchain's Most Beloved Investor Became its Most Polarizing

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 05. 12:45

The Passion of Bitcoin Jesus: How The Blockchain's Most Beloved Investor Became its Most Polarizing Roger Ver, a key figure among bitcoin’s first disciples is now the community's biggest advocate for the minority side of the block-size debate.

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The Passion of 'Bitcoin Jesus': How The Blockchain's Most Beloved Investor Became its Most Polarizing

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 05. 12:45

The Passion of 'Bitcoin Jesus': How The Blockchain's Most Beloved Investor Became its Most Polarizing Roger Ver, a key figure among bitcoin’s first disciples is now the community's biggest advocate for the minority side of the block-size debate.

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The Passion of 'Bitcoin Jesus': Roger Ver's Polarizing Quest for Big Blocks

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 05. 12:45

The Passion of 'Bitcoin Jesus': Roger Ver's Polarizing Quest for Big Blocks Roger Ver, a key figure among bitcoin’s first disciples is now the community's biggest advocate for the minority side of the block-size debate.

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Drugs, Code and ICOs: Monero's Long Road to the Blockchain Mainstream

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 04. 16:30

Drugs, Code and ICOs: Monero's Long Road to the Blockchain Mainstream CoinDesk explores the alternative digital currency monero and its long road to becoming of the industry's most talked-about projects.

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Drugs, Code and ICOs: Monero's Long Road to Blockchain Respect

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 04. 16:30

Drugs, Code and ICOs: Monero's Long Road to Blockchain Respect CoinDesk explores the alternative digital currency monero and its long road to becoming of the industry's most talked-about projects.

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Why the Netflix Model is the Blockchain Future for Enterprise

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 03. 12:00

Why the Netflix Model is the Blockchain Future for Enterprise Nuco's CEO looks at the hurdles encountered by enterprises adopting blockchain tech, and predicts more flexible solutions going forward.

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Why the Netflix Model is the Future for Enterprise Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 03. 12:00

Why the Netflix Model is the Future for Enterprise Blockchain Nuco's CEO looks at the hurdles encountered by enterprises adopting blockchain tech, and predicts more flexible solutions going forward.

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How Blockchain is Helping Solve Japan's 'Galapagos Syndrome'

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 02. 15:10

How Blockchain is Helping Solve Japan's 'Galapagos Syndrome' Japan's 'Galapagos Syndrome' means that some tech firms are unable to compete internationally, but one blockchain consortium aims to change that.

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Construct 2017: Production Blockchains Two Years Away, Experts Say

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 02. 00:00

Construct 2017: Production Blockchains Two Years Away, Experts Say Private blockchains are on the cusp of leaving the laboratory and heading to the real world. At least, that's according to bold predictions from some of the Linux Foundation-led Hyperledger projects's top technical minds during the second day of CoinDesk's open-source developer conference, Construct 2017. While today, most private blockchain and ledgers remain experimental (with some onlookers […]

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Construct 2017: Experts Ask 'How Long Until Private Ledgers Go Live?

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 02. 00:00

Construct 2017: Experts Ask 'How Long Until Private Ledgers Go Live? Private blockchains are on the cusp of leaving the laboratory and heading to the real world. At least, that's according to bold predictions from some of the Linux Foundation-led Hyperledger projects's top technical minds during the second day of CoinDesk's developer conference, Construct 2017. While today, most private blockchain and ledgers remain experimental (with some onlookers even […]

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To Catch a Bitcoin Ransomer: Inside the FBI's Cyber-Investigation Process

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 01. 15:00

To Catch a Bitcoin Ransomer: Inside the FBI's Cyber-Investigation Process Ever wonder how the FBI catches ransomware perpetrators? This special agent laid out the process in great detail.

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To Catch a Bitcoin Ransomer: How the FBI Chases Crime on the Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 01. 15:00

To Catch a Bitcoin Ransomer: How the FBI Chases Crime on the Blockchain Ever wonder how the FBI catches ransomware perpetrators? This special agent laid out the process in great detail.

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To Catch a Ransomer: How the FBI Chases Crime on the Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 01. 15:00

To Catch a Ransomer: How the FBI Chases Crime on the Blockchain Ever wonder how the FBI catches ransomware perpetrators? This special agent laid out the process in great detail.

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Greg Maxwell Breaks Down Blockchain: The 'Uncontrollable Noun'

CoinDesk

2017. Feb. 01. 00:55

Greg Maxwell Breaks Down Blockchain: The 'Uncontrollable Noun' Blockstream CTO Greg Maxwell addressed the growing blockchain hype in a nuanced talk at Construct 2017 today.

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Construct 2017: Life After SegWit? Bitcoin Gridlock Takes the Stage

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 31. 17:00

Construct 2017: Life After SegWit? Bitcoin Gridlock Takes the Stage Construct's open-source developer conference saw notable discussions, though talk of bitcoin's scaling issues was a persistent theme.

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IoT Meets NFC In Zerado's New Blockchain Prototype

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 30. 14:30

IoT Meets NFC In Zerado's New Blockchain Prototype If entrepreneurs at this London blockchain startup are right, hotels of the future could one day feature IoT-powered room access.

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Why an Asian Insurance Giant is Building a Blockchain Sports Ecosystem

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 30. 13:30

Why an Asian Insurance Giant is Building a Blockchain Sports Ecosystem Taiwanese insurance giant Fubon Life is aiming to place a sports blockchain called Bravelog at the heart of its blockchain initiatives.

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Change in China (And What It Means For Bitcoin)

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 30. 12:00

Change in China (And What It Means For Bitcoin) CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson frames China's recent moves in the bitcoin sector as part of its broader attempts to find its place on the world stage.

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A Plan to Scale the World's First 'Sports Blockchain' is Accelerating

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 30. 05:48

A Plan to Scale the World's First 'Sports Blockchain' is Accelerating Taiwanese insurance giant Fubon Life is aiming to place a sports blockchain called Bravelog at the heart of its blockchain initiatives.

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Rethinking Proof of Work: The Quest to Improve Bitcoin Heats Up

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 29. 14:00

Rethinking Proof of Work: The Quest to Improve Bitcoin Heats Up The system that secures bitcoin, proof of work, demands vast amounts of energy – and that's a prize problem to solve, say researchers.

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Rethinking Proof of Work: The Quest to 'Improve' Bitcoin Heats Up

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 29. 14:00

Rethinking Proof of Work: The Quest to 'Improve' Bitcoin Heats Up The system that secures bitcoin, proof of work, demands vast amounts of energy – and that's a prize problem to solve, say researchers.

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Review: Putting Ledger's New Bitcoin Hardware to the Test

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 28. 19:03

Review: Putting Ledger's New Bitcoin Hardware to the Test Ledger's new hardware wallet is the most costly on the market. Does it have the features to justify the expense? BitGo's Jameson Lopp investigates.

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Bitcoin Volume is On the Move as Traders Embrace No-Fee Exchanges

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 28. 14:30

Bitcoin Volume is On the Move as Traders Embrace No-Fee Exchanges Bitcoin volume has been migrating to no-fee exchanges, data shows, but analysts suggest it will be a short-term trend.

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Bitcoin Volume On the Move as Traders Embrace No-Fee Exchanges

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 28. 14:30

Bitcoin Volume On the Move as Traders Embrace No-Fee Exchanges Bitcoin volume has been migrating to no-fee exchanges, data shows, but analysts suggest it will be a short-term trend.

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Bitcoin Volume is On the Move to New No-Fee Exchanges

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 28. 14:30

Bitcoin Volume is On the Move to New No-Fee Exchanges Bitcoin volume has been migrating to no-fee exchanges, data shows, but analysts suggest it will be a short-term trend.

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Avoiding Catastrophe: Researchers Face Blockchain's Unknowns

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 27. 17:55

Avoiding Catastrophe: Researchers Face Blockchain's Unknowns Day one of a blockchain security conference at Stanford University played host to an evolving – but predominantly serious – discussion on the subject.

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Bosch, Cisco, Gemalto and More: Tech Giants Team to Standardize Blockchain-IoT Protocol

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 27. 15:00

Bosch, Cisco, Gemalto and More: Tech Giants Team to Standardize Blockchain-IoT Protocol A group of Fortune 500 companies is teaming up with blockchain startups to develop a protocol that will integrate IoT devices and blockchain tech.

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Bosch, Cisco, Gemalto and More: Tech Giants Team For Blockchain-IoT

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 27. 15:00

Bosch, Cisco, Gemalto and More: Tech Giants Team For Blockchain-IoT A group of Fortune 500 companies is teaming up with blockchain startups to develop a protocol that will integrate IoT devices and blockchain tech.

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Bosch, Cisco, Gemalto and More: Tech Giants Team Up For Blockchain-IoT

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 27. 15:00

Bosch, Cisco, Gemalto and More: Tech Giants Team Up For Blockchain-IoT A group of Fortune 500 companies is teaming up with blockchain startups to develop a protocol that will integrate IoT devices and blockchain tech.

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LendingRobot is Moving Its Records to the Public Ethereum Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 26. 17:19

LendingRobot is Moving Its Records to the Public Ethereum Blockchain Alternative lending platform LendingRobot has taken its first step toward moving the assets it currently manages to a blockchain.

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LendingRobot is Moving Investment Records to a Public Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 26. 17:19

LendingRobot is Moving Investment Records to a Public Blockchain Alternative lending platform LendingRobot has taken its first step toward moving the assets it currently manages to a blockchain.

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Blocked By Block Size, Bitcoin's Brain Trust Goes Back to Basics

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 26. 13:00

Blocked By Block Size, Bitcoin's Brain Trust Goes Back to Basics Day two at the Satoshi Roundtable saw guests try to break new ground on some of the larger issues facing bitcoin and regroup around its core values.

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Microsoft Unveils Project Manifest, A Plan For Product Tracking Via Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 25. 16:00

Microsoft Unveils Project Manifest, A Plan For Product Tracking Via Blockchain NASA tech lies at the heart of a new Microsoft blockchain project that would closely track products as they move around the world.

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Microsoft Unveils Project Manifest, A Plan For Blockchain Product Tracking

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 25. 16:00

Microsoft Unveils Project Manifest, A Plan For Blockchain Product Tracking NASA tech lies at the heart of a new Microsoft blockchain project that would closely track products as they move around the world.

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Scaling Revisited: What If Bitcoin's Biggest 'Problem' is its Greatest Strength?

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 25. 15:00

Scaling Revisited: What If Bitcoin's Biggest 'Problem' is its Greatest Strength? Day one of the Satoshi Roundtable conference saw fervent debate on a range of topics, though scaling once again took the center stage.

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Scaling Revisited: What If Bitcoin's Big 'Problem' is its Great Strength?

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 25. 15:00

Scaling Revisited: What If Bitcoin's Big 'Problem' is its Great Strength? Day one of the Satoshi Roundtable conference saw fervent debate on a range of topics, though scaling once again took the center stage.

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Real Volumes Revealed? How Bitcoin is Reacting to a New Age of Trading Fees

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 25. 12:00

Real Volumes Revealed? How Bitcoin is Reacting to a New Age of Trading Fees Bitcoin trading volumes continued to suffer a free fall on 24th January, as markets reacted to fee policy changes at major Chinese exchanges.

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Real Volumes Revealed? How China's Bitcoin Market is Adapting to a New Age of Fees

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 25. 12:00

Real Volumes Revealed? How China's Bitcoin Market is Adapting to a New Age of Fees Bitcoin trading volumes continued to suffer a free fall on 24th January, as markets reacted to fee policy changes at major Chinese exchanges.

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Real Volumes Revealed? How China's Bitcoin Market is Adapting to Fees

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 25. 12:00

Real Volumes Revealed? How China's Bitcoin Market is Adapting to Fees Bitcoin trading volumes continued to suffer a free fall on 24th January, as markets reacted to fee policy changes at major Chinese exchanges.

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How Ethereum Smart Contracts Could Replace Mining Pool Operators

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 24. 21:45

How Ethereum Smart Contracts Could Replace Mining Pool Operators Ethereum smart contracts might one day be used to combat 'mining centralization', if a new project called SmartPool comes to fruition.

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SmartPool Wants to Replace Mining Pool Managers With Ethereum Smart Contracts

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 24. 21:45

SmartPool Wants to Replace Mining Pool Managers With Ethereum Smart Contracts Ethereum smart contracts might one day be used to combat 'mining centralization', if a new project called SmartPool comes to fruition.

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How Ethereum Smart Contracts Could Replace Mining Pool Managers

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 24. 21:45

How Ethereum Smart Contracts Could Replace Mining Pool Managers Ethereum smart contracts might one day be used to combat 'mining centralization', if a new project called SmartPool comes to fruition.

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Trust or No Trust, Traders Are Still Unsure About Ethereum Classic

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 24. 14:32

Trust or No Trust, Traders Are Still Unsure About Ethereum Classic News of a planned investment trust based on ether classic has seen prices climb, but the token still has much to prove, analysts say.

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Watch Out – The ICOs Are Coming

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 24. 13:00

Watch Out – The ICOs Are Coming While the ICO party should continue, startups need to take precautions to avoid ending up in tears at the end, argues William Mougayar.

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Proposed 'Ethereum' Investment Vehicle Sparks Trademark Controversy

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 24. 00:36

Proposed 'Ethereum' Investment Vehicle Sparks Trademark Controversy A proposed ethereum classic investment vehicle has reignited an old debate while raising new questions.

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Proposed 'Ethereum' Investment Vehicle Sparks Controversy

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 24. 00:36

Proposed 'Ethereum' Investment Vehicle Sparks Controversy A proposed ethereum classic investment vehicle has reignited an old debate while raising new questions.

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Bitcoin Options Firm LedgerX Crosses Key Launch Hurdle

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 23. 15:15

Bitcoin Options Firm LedgerX Crosses Key Launch Hurdle Thanks to a recent venture capital infusion, bitcoin swaps firm LedgerX is closer to final approval from the CFTC to open for business.

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Why a New Small Business Blockchain is Actually a Big Deal

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 23. 12:00

Why a New Small Business Blockchain is Actually a Big Deal CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson argues a new small business blockchain effort out of the EU may have bigger implications than it seems.

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Blockchain Wallets Are Coming (Maybe Soon) to a Car Near You

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 22. 15:20

Blockchain Wallets Are Coming (Maybe Soon) to a Car Near You A new project envisions how motorists' lives could be made easier by automated payments over a blockchain.

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Ethereum Wallets Are Coming (Maybe Soon) to a Car Near You

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 22. 15:20

Ethereum Wallets Are Coming (Maybe Soon) to a Car Near You A new project envisions how motorists' lives could be made easier by automated payments over a blockchain.

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Blockchain for Journalism: How a Big Funding Idea is Starting Small

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 22. 14:02

Blockchain for Journalism: How a Big Funding Idea is Starting Small As print newspapers suffer from the move to digital, and online ad revenues prove an insufficient funding model, could crypto-tokens fill the gap?

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Is Bitcoin App Abra Finally Ready for Its Big Debut?

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 21. 16:45

Is Bitcoin App Abra Finally Ready for Its Big Debut? Abra CEO Bill Barhydt talks to CoinDesk about the bitcoin payments startup's long-awaited global rollout next month.

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Ex-Gemini Lawyer: SEC 'Unlikely' to Approve Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 20. 14:00

Ex-Gemini Lawyer: SEC 'Unlikely' to Approve Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF The lawyer who helped craft Gemini's legal infrastructure predicts SEC approval for bitcoin ETFs probably won't happen soon.

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Ex-Gemini Lawyer: SEC 'Unlikely' to Approve a Bitcoin ETF

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 20. 14:00

Ex-Gemini Lawyer: SEC 'Unlikely' to Approve a Bitcoin ETF The lawyer who helped craft Gemini's legal infrastructure predicts SEC approval for bitcoin ETFs probably won't happen soon.

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What the Industry Thinks of Illinois's Digital Currency Guidance

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 20. 12:00

What the Industry Thinks of Illinois's Digital Currency Guidance Commentators have largely supported the state of Illinois’s approach to regulating digital currencies, public documents reveal.

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The Industry's Critique of Illinois's Digital Currency Guidance is In

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 20. 12:00

The Industry's Critique of Illinois's Digital Currency Guidance is In Commentators have largely supported the state of Illinois’s approach to regulating digital currencies, public documents reveal.

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Blockstream is Making a Case for a New Kind of Private Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 20. 11:05

Blockstream is Making a Case for a New Kind of Private Blockchain Could Blockstream's Liquid project soon offer financial firms a better solution than standard private blockchains?

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Blockstream Makes its Case for Bitcoin-Powered Private Blockchains

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 20. 11:05

Blockstream Makes its Case for Bitcoin-Powered Private Blockchains Could Blockstream's Liquid project soon offer financial firms a better solution than standard private blockchains?

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Trump's 'Acting' CFTC Chair Details Vision for Blockchain Regulation

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 19. 22:00

Trump's 'Acting' CFTC Chair Details Vision for Blockchain Regulation The new "acting commissioner" of the CFTC, Christopher Giancarlo, has laid out his vision for the future of blockchain regulations.

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China's Big Three Bitcoin Exchanges Suspend Margin Trading, But Questions Remain

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 19. 13:25

China's Big Three Bitcoin Exchanges Suspend Margin Trading, But Questions Remain Huobi and OKCoin, two of the world's largest bitcoin exchange businesses by volume, have formally announced they have halted margin trading services.

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Questions Linger As China's Bitcoin Exchanges Halt Margin Trading

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 19. 13:25

Questions Linger As China's Bitcoin Exchanges Halt Margin Trading Huobi and OKCoin, two of the world's largest bitcoin exchange businesses by volume, have formally announced they have halted margin trading services.

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Where's Casper? Inside Ethereum's Race to Reinvent its Rules

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 18. 20:20

Where's Casper? Inside Ethereum's Race to Reinvent its Rules A dive into Casper, the forthcoming protocol that could radically change the rules of one of the largest blockchain networks.

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Where's Casper? Inside Ethereum's Race to Reinvent its Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 18. 20:20

Where's Casper? Inside Ethereum's Race to Reinvent its Blockchain A dive into Casper, the forthcoming protocol that could radically change the rules of one of the largest blockchain networks.

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Digital Asset's New Challenger: DLT Disillusionment

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 18. 15:15

Digital Asset's New Challenger: DLT Disillusionment Digital Asset Holdings work with the Australian Securities Exchange resulted in some unhappy stakeholders, but it's all just a part of the process, according to parties involved.

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The Blockchain is Still Waiting for Its Web, Here is a Blueprint

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 18. 13:00

The Blockchain is Still Waiting for Its Web, Here is a Blueprint William Mougayar examines what it would take to introduce technologies and standards that make blockchain as ubiquitous and user-friendly as the Web.

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The Blockchain is Still Waiting for Its Web. Here is a Blueprint

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 18. 13:00

The Blockchain is Still Waiting for Its Web. Here is a Blueprint William Mougayar examines what it would take to introduce technologies and standards that make blockchain as ubiquitous and user-friendly as the Web.

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The Blockchain is Still Waiting for Its Web. Here's a Blueprint

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 18. 13:00

The Blockchain is Still Waiting for Its Web. Here's a Blueprint William Mougayar examines what it would take to introduce technologies and standards that make blockchain as ubiquitous and user-friendly as the Web.

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Estimating China's Real Bitcoin Trading Volumes

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 17. 20:45

Estimating China's Real Bitcoin Trading Volumes A study by investor and trader Willy Woo suggests China's bitcoin volume may be 15% lower than long suspected.

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First Look: Deloitte's New Wall Street Lab is a Blockchain Playground

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 17. 15:00

First Look: Deloitte's New Wall Street Lab is a Blockchain Playground Deloitte's new blockchain laboratory in New York City is dedicated to capitalizing on the city's diverse set of industries.

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Miami's Third Bitcoin Hackathon Was All Fun And Games

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 17. 13:51

Miami's Third Bitcoin Hackathon Was All Fun And Games Gamification took center stage at the third annual Miami Bitcoin Hackathon this week, with the first place winner demonstrating a Pokemon Go-inspired, location-based game that earned its team a 15 BTC grand prize. Using GPS and BLE technology, the BitTag app facilitates virtual games of "tag" based on distance, rewarding players with small amounts of bitcoin while […]

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Miami's Third Bitcoin Hackathon Was All (OK, Mostly) Fun And Games

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 17. 13:51

Miami's Third Bitcoin Hackathon Was All (OK, Mostly) Fun And Games Gamification emerged as a major trend at the third-annual Miami Bitcoin Hackathon this week. Here's our summary of the event:

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CoinDesk's 2016 in Review Reviewed: The Best of the Series

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 17. 13:00

CoinDesk's 2016 in Review Reviewed: The Best of the Series CoinDesk reviews the best of the 50 articles that made up our '2016 in Review' series.

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Brexit Blues: Why Dublin is Turning Into a Haven for Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 16. 15:30

Brexit Blues: Why Dublin is Turning Into a Haven for Blockchain In the wake of Brexit, the Republic of Ireland could become the go-to European hub for FinTech and blockchain companies.

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'Blockchain' May Fail Banks, But Open Software Won't

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 16. 13:00

'Blockchain' May Fail Banks, But Open Software Won't Is 'blockchain' failing? Entrepreneur Pavel Kravchenko argues the answer to that question may be in the eye of the beholder.

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The DTCC, SWIFT and Blockchain's 2017 Tipping Point

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 16. 12:15

The DTCC, SWIFT and Blockchain's 2017 Tipping Point Noelle Acheson tells us why last week gave a glimpse of how blockchain tech will go mainstream.

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SWIFT, The DTCC and How Blockchain Will Go Mainstream

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 16. 12:15

SWIFT, The DTCC and How Blockchain Will Go Mainstream Noelle Acheson tells us why last week gave a glimpse of how blockchain tech will go mainstream.

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The Blockchain 'Bullies': Truth, Trolling and Bitcoin Uncensored's Big Short

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 15. 15:46

The Blockchain 'Bullies': Truth, Trolling and Bitcoin Uncensored's Big Short Bailey Reutzel speaks to the controversial pair behind Bitcoin Uncensored and tries to separate their truths from their blockchain industry trolling.

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Blockchain 'Bullies': Truth, Trolls and Bitcoin Uncensored's Big Short

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 15. 15:46

Blockchain 'Bullies': Truth, Trolls and Bitcoin Uncensored's Big Short Bailey Reutzel speaks to the controversial pair behind Bitcoin Uncensored and tries to separate their truths from their blockchain industry trolling.

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Why Blockchain Will Trump Populism

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 15. 13:30

Why Blockchain Will Trump Populism Jens Albers examines how he believes the rise of populism in politics could be undone by blockchain technology.

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The Two Topics in Law and Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 14. 15:00

The Two Topics in Law and Blockchain Ledger Labs' Josh Stark breaks the complexities of blockchain law down into two relatively simple categories.

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Bitcoin Price Fluctuations Calmed By Chinese Regulatory Suspense

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 14. 14:00

Bitcoin Price Fluctuations Calmed By Chinese Regulatory Suspense The suspense surrounding potential bitcoin regulations in China served to limit this week's price movements.

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Bitcoin Price Fluctuations Calm Amid Chinese Regulatory Suspense

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 14. 14:00

Bitcoin Price Fluctuations Calm Amid Chinese Regulatory Suspense The suspense surrounding potential bitcoin regulations in China served to limit this week's price movements.

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Hardly Anyone is Using Zcash's Anonymity Features (And We Couldn't Tell If They Were)

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 13. 13:52

Hardly Anyone is Using Zcash's Anonymity Features (And We Couldn't Tell If They Were) Three months since its launch, not many people appear to be using Zcash's signature 'shielded addresses'.

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Hardly Anyone Seems to Be Using Zcash's Anonymity Features (But We Couldn't Tell If They Were Anyway)

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 13. 13:52

Hardly Anyone Seems to Be Using Zcash's Anonymity Features (But We Couldn't Tell If They Were Anyway) Three months since its launch, not many people appear to be using Zcash's signature 'shielded addresses'.

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Hardly Anyone Seems to Be Using Zcash's Anonymity Features

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 13. 13:52

Hardly Anyone Seems to Be Using Zcash's Anonymity Features Three months since its launch, not many people appear to be using Zcash's signature 'shielded addresses'.

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Blockchain's R-Word (And 3 Other Trends for 2017)

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 13. 11:56

Blockchain's R-Word (And 3 Other Trends for 2017) FinTech expert Simon Taylor discusses what he sees as the challenges (and opportunities) ahead for enterprise applications of distributed ledger tech.

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What Central Bank? China's Big Bitcoin Traders Are All-In On Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 12. 14:28

What Central Bank? China's Big Bitcoin Traders Are All-In On Bitcoin Despite recent reports suggesting China's central bank is casting a critical eye on domestic bitcoin exchanges, local traders remain largely unfazed.

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Why I'm Fighting the IRS's Bitcoin Privacy Invasion

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 12. 12:45

Why I'm Fighting the IRS's Bitcoin Privacy Invasion One lawyer is fighting back against what he sees as a government overreach that affects bitcoin users. Here's his story.

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Swift is Building a Blockchain App to Optimize Global Cash Liquidity

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 12. 02:02

Swift is Building a Blockchain App to Optimize Global Cash Liquidity Swift's newest blockchain project is aimed at improving the management of its so-called nostro accounts for cross-border payment.

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Lightning Strikes: An (Early) Version of One of Bitcoin's Big Scaling Solutions is Finally Here

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 12. 01:13

Lightning Strikes: An (Early) Version of One of Bitcoin's Big Scaling Solutions is Finally Here Developers can now test an early version of bitcoin's much-hyped Lightning Network. Released by one of the most prominent startups working on the open-source micropayments protocol (San Francisco-based Lightning Labs), the daemon runs on the bitcoin testnet, so it's not exactly for average users yet. Rather, the aim is for developers to get their feet wet testing […]

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Lightning Strikes: An (Early) Version of Bitcoin's Big Scaling Solution is Here

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 12. 01:13

Lightning Strikes: An (Early) Version of Bitcoin's Big Scaling Solution is Here Developers can now test an early version of bitcoin's much-hyped Lightning Network. Released by one of the most prominent startups working on the open-source micropayments protocol (San Francisco-based Lightning Labs), the daemon runs on the bitcoin testnet, so it's not exactly for average users yet. Rather, the aim is for developers to get their feet wet testing […]

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R3 Will Close Blockchain's Biggest-Ever Investment in Q1, CEO Says

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 11. 15:15

R3 Will Close Blockchain's Biggest-Ever Investment in Q1, CEO Says R3CEV CEO David Rutter says what he calls the "largest" venture capital investment in the blockchain industry will be closed imminently.

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Bitcoin: Where Wall Street and Silicon Valley Meet

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 11. 13:04

Bitcoin: Where Wall Street and Silicon Valley Meet Chris Burniske and Adam White discuss their recently published white paper, setting out what they see as the tech's investment potential.

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Bitcoin Investing: Where Wall Street and Silicon Valley Meet

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 11. 13:04

Bitcoin Investing: Where Wall Street and Silicon Valley Meet Chris Burniske and Adam White discuss their recently published white paper, setting out what they see as the tech's investment potential.

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Blockchain for Mortgages: Compelling, But Premature

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 10. 15:04

Blockchain for Mortgages: Compelling, But Premature If there's an area that cries out for the efficiencies of blockchain, it's the mortgage industry. But are institutions ready for such major change?

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Blockchain for Mortgages: Compelling, But Premature?

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 10. 15:04

Blockchain for Mortgages: Compelling, But Premature? If there's an area that cries out for the efficiencies of blockchain, it's the mortgage industry. But are institutions ready for such major change?

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Toward Better Security and Governance With Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 10. 12:12

Toward Better Security and Governance With Blockchain Bitfury's Valery Vavilov argues that blockchain technology will prove key to providing a more secure and inclusive world.

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The Bitcoin Blockchain: The Key to a Better Internet

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 10. 12:12

The Bitcoin Blockchain: The Key to a Better Internet Bitfury's Valery Vavilov argues that blockchain technology will prove key to providing a more secure and inclusive world.

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Bitcoin's Price Volatile at $900 as China Concerns Linger

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 09. 23:51

Bitcoin's Price Volatile at $900 as China Concerns Linger Bitcoin prices continued to experience volatility on 9th January amid sustained market trends and concerns about Chinese regulatory action.

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How Barclays Stole the Blockchain Spotlight in 2016

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 09. 16:15

How Barclays Stole the Blockchain Spotlight in 2016 Was Barclays the leading bank when it came to blockchain in 2016? CoinDesk's Bailey Reutzel explores perception and reality.

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Why 2017 is Blockchain's Make or Break Year

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 09. 15:25

Why 2017 is Blockchain's Make or Break Year Deloitte's Eric Piscini argues blockchain needs to prove its worth in the boardroom this year – or else risk 'enterprise fatigue'.

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$11 Trillion Bet: DTCC to Clear Derivatives With Blockchain Tech

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 09. 13:59

$11 Trillion Bet: DTCC to Clear Derivatives With Blockchain Tech The DTCC is moving $11tn-worth of derivatives transactions to a blockchain, thanks to a deal with IBM, R3CEV and Axoni.

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Bitcoin is Still Volatile, But That Doesn't Mean It's Not Viable

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 09. 12:52

Bitcoin is Still Volatile, But That Doesn't Mean It's Not Viable CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson argues that bitcoin's price swings are overshadowing a deeper truth – the tech is becoming more and more stable.

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2017: When Ethereum Will Go From IT to Enterprise

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 09. 11:58

2017: When Ethereum Will Go From IT to Enterprise What's in store for ethereum in 2017? ConsenSys believes the open-source tech will be making inroads into the boardroom.

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What Apple Can Teach Blockchain App Designers for 2017

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 08. 17:30

What Apple Can Teach Blockchain App Designers for 2017 Could blockchain be more user friendly? These industry insiders believe that is essential for adoption to increase in 2017.

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2016: The Year Blockchain ICOs Disrupted Venture Capital

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 08. 13:13

2016: The Year Blockchain ICOs Disrupted Venture Capital Experts from Smith + Crown recap the year in ICOs – a new form of fundraising that is gaining popularity in the blockchain industry.

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Bitcoin in 2016: The Year Politics Challenged Algorithmic, Apolitical Money

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 07. 16:34

Bitcoin in 2016: The Year Politics Challenged Algorithmic, Apolitical Money Bitcoin Core developer Eric Lombrozo recaps a fraught year in bitcoin development, one that he believes could give way to a less contentious 2017.

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Bitcoin in 2016: The Year Politics Challenged Apolitical Money

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 07. 16:34

Bitcoin in 2016: The Year Politics Challenged Apolitical Money Bitcoin Core developer Eric Lombrozo recaps a fraught year in bitcoin development, one that he believes could give way to a less contentious 2017.

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The Only 10 Bitcoin Stock Photos You'll Ever See

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 07. 14:14

The Only 10 Bitcoin Stock Photos You'll Ever See CoinDesk explains the secret meaning behind the only 10 bitcoin images you'll ever see. Be warned, the world may never look the same again.

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China to Restrict Bitcoin Marketing, But Blockchain Firms Unaffected

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 07. 04:15

China to Restrict Bitcoin Marketing, But Blockchain Firms Unaffected Just hours after it was first revealed that the People's Bank of China (PBoC) had held closed-door meetings with domestic bitcoin exchanges, new details are emerging about the conversations. According to a new report by Caixin, the PBoC sought to restrict how the exchanges could seek to acquire potential new users, with the central bank […]

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Bitcoin-Powered Internet Advances With $4 Million Blockstack Funding

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 06. 16:20

Bitcoin-Powered Internet Advances With $4 Million Blockstack Funding A bitcoin blockchain-based Internet is a step closer to reality thanks to this $5.3m investment in Blockstack led by Union Square Ventures.

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What IoT History Reveals About Blockchain's Challenges

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 06. 15:00

What IoT History Reveals About Blockchain's Challenges While blockchain's journey from hype to implementation is likely to yield further struggles, Peernova's Dave Hudson argues all hope shouldn't be lost.

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2016: The Year Zcash Entered Blockchain's History Books

CoinDesk

2017. Jan. 06. 12:14

2016: The Year Zcash Entered Blockchain's History Books Researcher Nolan Bauerle looks at Zcash, its privacy-powered blockchain technology and how he believes it could empower economics in the future.

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