Highly-respected bitcoin developer Pieter Wuille unveiled a draft document outlining the technical makeup of bitcoin’s likely next major upgrade. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/schnorr-is-looking-poised-to-become-bitcoins-biggest-change-since-segwit/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Tether, the company behind the dollar-tied USDT, has hired a chief compliance officer from the eighth-largest bank in North America. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/tether-hires-former-bank-analyst-as-chief-compliance-officer/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Fujitsu has launched a new blockchain consultancy service it claims will deliver a minimum viable product in just five days. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/it-giant-fujitsu-is-launching-a-ready-to-go-blockchain-service/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Charles Hoskinson explains cardano’s iterative approach to security, and how its interaction with academic gives it an advantage over other designs. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/a-3-3-billion-claim-has-cardanos-blockchain-solved-proof-of-stake/. …

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Torrent website The Pirate Bay is doubling down on its plan to use visitors’ processing power to mine crypto. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/torrent-site-pirate-bay-spells-out-monero-mining-software-use/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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A platform for creating decentralized prediction markets, which held one of the first-ever ICOs, has gone live. Finally. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/augur-is-live-decentralized-prediction-market-launches-after-2-year-beta/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The ambitious project thinks token-based governance can tackle not just censorship, but fake news, echo chambers and journalism’s other crises. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/with-journalists-on-ethereum-will-fake-news-meet-its-match/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Technologists unveiled a foundation dedicated to rewriting bitcoin’s underlying tech, giving the long-controversial idea new wings. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/powx-the-new-effort-to-change-bitcoin-and-whos-backing-it/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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This past quarter saw price declines, hacks, regulatory clarity, and many more. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/summer-blues-or-crypto-moon-take-coindesks-state-of-blockchain-survey/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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Bitcoin will eventually come to replace government-backed fiat currencies, Shapeshift CEO Erik Voorhees argued at a debate Monday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/voorhees-vs-schiff-bull-tackles-bear-at-bitcoin-debate/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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A recent magazine cover attracted international commentary. After all, it isn’t every day that relative unknowns are touted as “Bitcoin Kings.” This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoins-unknown-kings-magazine-mystery-thats-got-crypto-guessing/. …

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Tron is in the process of electing “super representatives,” but who’s behind the wheel until the votes are in? This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/trons-election-underway-whos-control-2-billion-code/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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CoinText.io,a blockchain startup developing a way of conducting offline bitcoin cash transactions, closed a $600,000 seed funding round. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/startup-raises-600k-to-build-bitcoin-cash-mobile-wallet/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Developer Jonathan Wheeler plans to airdrop bitcoin across Venezuela, in an ambitious attempt at quelling the country’s ongoing economic crisis. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/plan-send-millions-bitcoin-venezuela-taking-shape/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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China’s Global Public Chain Assessment Index has released its second monthly evaluation of blockchain networks – with perhaps surprising results. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/chinas-crypto-ratings-index-puts-eos-in-top-slot-drops-bitcoin/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Crypto exchange Bitfinex’s chief strategy officer Phil Potter is leaving the firm, Reuters reported Friday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-bitfinex-chief-strategy-officer-leaves-exchange/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Smart contracts project Enigma will use Intel tech to help secure one of the first public blockchains utilizing privacy-preserving “secret contracts.” This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/intel-test-enigma-protocols-privacy-preserving-smart-contracts/. …

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Blockstream researcher Andrew Poelstra’s efforts to create a more private bitcoin aren’t about extremes, but about protecting the everyman. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/one-mathematicians-mission-boost-bitcoins-privacy-soon/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Over the weekend, transactions on the live EOS blockchain came to a complete – yet temporary – halt.  This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cold-reception-crypto-reacted-eos-blockchain-freeze/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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