Say what you will about Blockstream: blame them for putting together the most brilliant minds in cryptography and distributed systems, accuse them of centralizing development, and ultimately question the benevolence of some of the most prominent figures. However, you can't contest the company's cypherpunk ethos
Last week, it was revealed by Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler at Consensus Invest that one of the reasons Starbucks is involved with the upcoming Bakkt cryptocurrency exchange is due to a desire to provide their customers with more payment options — namely in the form
Recently, a group of some of the most promising entrepreneurs in Asia gathered in Singapore to learn more about blockchain technology and its potential use cases for their own enterprises.
Despite Bitcoin’s massive decline over the past month, interest in blockchain is still growing, and
On December 3rd 2018, the ETCDEV Twitter account has posted a message to announce that the project would shut down its operations. The reason invoked was that of an inability to secure short-term funding. On the surface, this seemed like the culmination of a common
Today in the news, Bitfinex adds new stable coins, a hospital explores blockchain application, Binance releases a demo for its decentralized exchange, Roger Ver makes positive comments on the future of crypto, and Grayscale now has 1% of circulating Bitcoin supply.
Security tokens, stable coins, scalability and regulations were hot topics at this year’s Beyond Blocks Summit Bangkok which attracted over two thousand attendees from 50 countries. Despite the bearish trend of the crypto markets, the speakers and attendees were optimistic about the long-term potential of
The last couple of years have been unexpectedly great in terms of popularizing cryptocurrencies as either means of payment or speculative investments. By now, it's pretty common to find people who store their coins in software wallets. They are quick, easy to use, and very
Implementing some form of “Zero-Knowledge” proofs, based on the zk-SNARKs model pioneered by Zcash, into the Tezos protocol has been on the radar of creator Arthur Breitman since the original Tezos white paper. With the Tezos Mainnet humming along and the first protocol amendment vote