"Unfortunately, I don't have anything interesting, intelligent or even funny to say." That's no small statement from Wences Casares, the man often credited with waking up Silicon Valley to the opportunity of cryptocurrency....
Bitcoin gold (BTG) may have leapt up in the token rankings, but its gleam may soon dull, the price charts indicate. Notably, the new cryptocurrency, a bitcoin spinoff with a protocol designed to...
Any way you slice it, blockchain software upgrades are proving messy business. And in some ways, this is by design. Due to the nature of blockchains as opt-in systems, changes to the rules of the code...
Prices increases in ethereum, monero and other cryptocurrencies could spark a sales boost for makers of graphics cards (GPUs), according to one Wall Street analyst who covers the market. In a research note...
Samsung SDS, an IT subsidiary of the South Korean electronics giant, has revealed it is to establish a blockchain-based platform for the public sector. According to Korea Herald report, Samsung SDS has signed a...
Iran's High Council of Cyberspace (HCC) has said it "welcomes" bitcoin, with caveats. According to Irani newspaper Financial Tribune, Abolhassan Firouzabadi, secretary of the country's cyberspace authority, said: "We welcome bitcoin, but we must have...
Blockchain startup Libra has raised $7.8 million in a new Series A funding round, the company announced today. The financial resources came from a group of investors which included an unnamed family office...
The total market capitalization for the cryptocurrency market has exceeded $300 billion for the first time. Data from CoinMarketCap.com shows that the market capitalization for all cryptocurrencies is currently at roughly $301.5bn. Of...
Marc Hochstein is the managing editor of CoinDesk and the former editor-in-chief of financial industry publication American Banker. The following opinion piece originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday, exclusively to...
The Securities and Exchange Commission could be gearing up to drop major actions on issuers of initial coin offerings (ICOs). According to Nicolas Morgan, a former lawyer for the U.S. government agency tasked with...