Pete Rizzo is Editor for CoinDesk, the global leader in blockchain news, where he oversees production of both the daily news website, CoinDesk.com, and CoinDesk Research, its monthly report offerings. He was previously an Editor at payments news source PYMNTS.com. He has authored more than 1,000 stories for CoinDesk. Pete is an investor in bitcoin and ether and holds value in ZRX and RDN (See: Editorial Policy). Follow Pete: @pete_rizzo_ Email Pete: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Bitcoin Takes a Step Toward Becoming a ‘Multi-Network’ Cryptocurrency
A long-in-the-works proposal heralded as the best way to bring sidechains to bitcoin has released its first code after three years in development.
Interstellar Arrives: Visa, Citi-Backed Chain Acquired By Stellar Startup
An acquisition that finds two of crypto's leading entrepreneurs teaming to back the world's sixth-largest blockchain has been confirmed.
SEC Suspends Exchange-Traded Bitcoin and Ether Investment Vehicles
A highly touted investment instrument that sought to appeal to U.S. investors looking for cryptocurrency exposure has just seen a setback.
Handshake Revealed: VCs Back Plan to Give Away $100 Million in Crypto
Handshake plans to replace the digital entities that authenticate web payments, in the process rewarding those who built the web's infrastructure.
Circle Becomes ‘Bitcoin Unicorn’ with Bitmain-Backed Mega-Round
Bitmain is investing big in blockchain firm Circle as part of an ambitious bid to clean up one of the more gray aspects of the crypto economy.
Deloitte Veterans Are Launching a Tokenized Blockchain for Supply Chain
A group of former Deloitte blockchain specialists are joining a startup seeking to launch a token for the global supply chain.
BitGo Courts Wall Street With New Bitcoin Custody Products
Following its acquisition of a qualified custodian, BitGo is unveiling a new product suite Sunday designed to appeal to institutional investors.
This Crypto Vending Machine Can Tell If You’re 21 And Sell You Beer
Blockchain technology startup Civic will demo how its ID verification services can be used to purchase alcohol via vending machines at Consensus 2018.
R3 Researcher: Central Bank Blockchain Could Go Live In 2018
South Korea's first major blockchain conference saw discussion of the possibility of a central bank cryptocurrency Wednesday.