Capital from dying token projects and an inflationary environment provide conditions for crypto’s march towards a $1 trillion market cap.
Ethereum has always struggled with explaining itself to the world. With DeFi, it’s found not only a new avenue of development but of self-definition.
Technical solutions to protect financial privacy may not suffice. Stronger cultural norms around minding one’s own business are needed as well.
Social media firms are quickly becoming as important to the economy, finance and real life as Wall Street titans. TBTF companies demand special attention.
If central banks issue digital currencies, they’ll be thrown into a debate about financial privacy in the modern era. Is that what they want?
Online censorship and surveillance will persist as long as local fiat currencies are the only way to pay for telecommunication services.
Bitcoin’s role as a communications and associative network – not just a financial network – means it deserves constitutional protection.
Calls to restrict the Fed’s money printing powers fail to recognize the likely consequences, including price instability.
The desire for autonomy, self-sufficiency and personalization is driving innovation in personal finance, including the shift to crypto.
If blockchain technology is used within a regulated financial system, Wirecard-esque scandals can be a thing of the past, writes BRD CEO Adam Traidman.
Last week’s Twitter hack, which downed a key CoinDesk channel for seven days, showed how news groups are overly dependent on social media.
China’s new digital currency and Blockchain Services Network are part of a national plan to escape U.S. financial hegemony.
The OCC’s ruling means nationally chartered banks can now custody crypto. But, given relatively low level of institutional interest, don’t count on services appearing soon.
Rather than being scared of the GPT-3 language processor, the crypto community should harness its advancements in deep learning.
Uniswap, an automated market maker (AMM), has torn it up in the last year, becoming the world’s largest “DEX” by volume. Here’s why it won.
Mike Cagney, who also co-founded SoFi, is one of fintech’s most accomplished entrepreneurs. He talks to ConsenSys’s Lex Sokolin about keys to success for blockchain startups.
Last week’s Twitter hack was a shock to the company. It shouldn’t have been. Scams have been growing more sophisticated for years.
Crypto is financial technology. But Is it fintech?
This week’s Twitter hack won’t make it easier for the crypto industry to win friends in Washington D.C., with possible implications for DeFi and more. How we talk about events like this matters.
The great Twitter hack does not herald the end of the centralized web. But we need stronger cryptography for social media.