According to Electric Coin Company research, you can prove the whole bitcoin blockchain in less space than a bitcoin blockhead, only 80-bytes of data.
After a review of documentation for the Libra protocol and its planned ecosystem, Steven Sprague believes Facebook left out key security components.
The word “blockchain” isn’t used in the bitcoin white paper, the document that started it all. So, how did the term take off as a buzzword?
Can a logo symbolize the ethos of a project? An industry? An entire movement? Bitcoin’s might have come close.
The U.K. is on the brink of a previously unthinkable ‘hard Brexit’ from the European Union. A solution could be found in the capabilities of blockchain.
Lightning Labs’ Alex Bosworth talks about how the lightning network provides bitcoin’s best hope for becoming the payments network of the future.
There’s a lot of overlap between bitcoiners and body hackers. CoinDesk editor Bailey Reutzel traveled to Austin, Texas to explore that crossroads and become a bitcoin holding (literally) cyborg.
The growth of data analytics is about more than extracting insights from bits and bytes – it’s about the role of markets, argues Noelle Acheson.
As the situation in Venezuela continues to escalate, artist cryptograffiti, crypto exchange AirTM and merchant services provider Cripto Conserje have teamed up for an all-day fundraiser to tear down – in whatever way they can – Maduro’s regime.
Bounty0x CMO Pascal Thellman discusses some of the potential security and incentives issues with validators on proof-of-stake networks.
It’s time for the crypto world to adopt the best practices of the traditional public securities exchanges, including rules on ethics and fair dealing.
We are way too early for “mainstream adoption” to be a sensible success metric for dapps, says Coleman Maher.
BitTorrent has the user base, Tron has the crypto. The new BitTorrent Token (BTT) white paper explores ways to marry the two.
CoinDesk profiles Jeremy Allaire, the CEO of the Goldman Sachs-backed crypto startup Circle that had a banner year in 2018.
The XRP Army is hands-down crypto’s most vocal community. Who are they?
The Philippines may not be the crypto capital of the world – but it may be where infrastructure building runs the deepest.
A bullish reversal pattern has emerged on bitcoin’s price charts that could extend the latest rally towards $5,000.
Mimblewimble is about to go live – not in one, but in two new cryptocurrency implementations.
What is the future of initial coin offerings? One of the movements early leaders suggests the market might be at a tipping point.
A new centre for “crypto-anarchy” based in Slovakia is pushing for a return to what they believe are the technology’s core political tenets.