MimbleWimble: Silly Sounding Tech Could Seriously Reform BitcoinTechnology

MimbleWimble: Silly Sounding Tech Could Seriously Reform Bitcoin

Catheryne Nicholson is the CEO and founder of BlockCypher, a blockchain web services startup. In this opinion piece, Nicholson speaks…

Crowdfunding Hollywood? Regulation Isn’t Making it Easy for ICO ProjectsRegulation

Crowdfunding Hollywood? Regulation Isn’t Making it Easy for ICO Projects

When first contacting CoinDesk, the team behind a movie called ‘Braid’ had big news to share. Unlike your traditional crowdfunding…

Ethereum Meets Zcash? Why IPFS Plans a Multi-Blockchain BrowserTechnology

Ethereum Meets Zcash? Why IPFS Plans a Multi-Blockchain Browser

The Interplanetary File System (IPFS) sounds like just the kind of futuristic protocol that would coalesce with blockchain, and its…

JP Morgan Quits R3’s Blockchain Consortium, R3 Isn’t PleasedBusiness & Society

JP Morgan Quits R3’s Blockchain Consortium, R3 Isn’t Pleased

One of R3’s earliest members has left the banking-centric blockchain consortium that sees a number of the world’s largest banks…

BBVA Uses Ripple Blockchain for Spain-Mexico Money Transfer in SecondsBusiness & Society

BBVA Uses Ripple Blockchain for Spain-Mexico Money Transfer in Seconds

Spanish banking giant BBVA executes a money transfer using Ripple’s blockchain technology to send real money between Spain and Mexico…

Chinese Internet Giant Tencent is Developing a Blockchain Platform Called TrustSQLBusiness & Society

Chinese Internet Giant Tencent is Developing a Blockchain Platform Called TrustSQL

Tencent Holdings Limited, a Chinese investment holding company whose subsidiaries provide media, entertainment, payment systems, the Internet and mobile phone…

Japanese MegaBank Mizuho Builds Blockchain Trade Finance Platform with IBMBusiness & Society

Japanese MegaBank Mizuho Builds Blockchain Trade Finance Platform with IBM

Japan’s Mizuho Financial Group, subsidiary bank Mizuho and IBM Japan are jointly building a blockchain platform for trade financing. With…

ICO Debate Exposes Rift in Enterprise Ethereum AllianceTechnology

ICO Debate Exposes Rift in Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

The newly launched Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) might not be as aligned as its name suggests. Launched in February, the…

Arizona Bitcoin Trader in Custody Following Police RaidRegulation

Arizona Bitcoin Trader in Custody Following Police Raid

A bitcoin advocate and trader in Arizona remains in custody after his home was raided last week by federal officials.…

German Regulators Order OneCoin to ‘Dismantle Trading System’Regulation

German Regulators Order OneCoin to ‘Dismantle Trading System’

Germany is stepping up its ongoing crackdown on OneCoin, a digital currency investment scheme widely believed to be fraudulent. The…