Wolfie Zhao

A member of the CoinDesk editorial team since June 2017, Wolfie now focuses on writing business stories related to blockchain and cryptocurrency. Twitter: @wolfiezhao. Email: wolfie@coindesk.com. Telegram: wolfiezhao

Telegram Could Postpone Crypto Issuance After US Halts Token Sale

| Wolfie Zhao

Telegram could delay the late October launch of its own crypto after the SEC ordered it to halt the allegedly "unlawful" token sale in the U.S. 

UNICEF Launches Cryptocurrency Fund to Back Open Source Technology

| Wolfie Zhao

UNICEF has launched a cryptocurrency fund in its aim to back open source technology for children and young people in the world.

MicroBT Expects $400 Million in Q3 as Bitcoin Miner Sales Surge

| Wolfie Zhao

The maker of WhatsMiner bitcoin miners says it expects to have delivered 200,000 devices by the end of the quarter.

Bitcoin Mining Power Hits New High as Half a Million New ASICs Go Online

| Wolfie Zhao

The computing power dedicated to mining bitcoin has hit another new high, suggesting as many as 600,000 machines have come online since June.

PwC Report Shows Major Growth in Crypto M&A in Asia and Europe

| Wolfie Zhao

Asia and Europe have surpassed the previously dominant role of the Americas in crypto fundraising, according to a new report from PwC.

Bobby Lee Returns With Ballet, a Crypto Hardware Wallet for the Masses

| Wolfie Zhao

More than a year after he sold one of China's longest-running bitcoin exchanges, Bobby Lee, co-founder and former CEO of BTCC, is back.

Powerful New Ethereum Miner Reaches Final Stage Before Mass Production

| Wolfie Zhao

Upstart manufacturer Linzhi is ready to produce its first batch of powerful new machines for mining ethereum and ethereum classic.

CoinGecko Releases ‘Trust Score 2.0’ to Boost Crypto Exchange Transparency

| Wolfie Zhao

CoinGecko has upgraded its "Trust Score" metric in a bid to bring more transparency to the crypto trading environment.

Samsung to Release Crypto-Friendly Edition of Galaxy Note 10 Smartphone

| Wolfie Zhao

Samsung Electronics is launching an edition of its Galaxy Note 10 smartphone with a pre-installed cryptocurrency wallet.

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China’s Crypto Competitor Is Being Built in a Secret Office with Restricted Access

| Wolfie Zhao

A dedicated team has been developing China’s digital currency in a closed-door environment, away from central bank headquarters