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

canaan, mining

Co-Founder Quits Avalon Mining Chip Maker Canaan Over ‘Differences’

| Wolfie Zhao

Xiangfu Liu has left the board and management team of Canaan Creative, maker of the Avalon crypto miner.

Cryptos Could Challenge ‘Any Financial Framework’: New FSB Chair

| Wolfie Zhao

The new chair of the Financial Stability Board has said cryptocurrencies are a challenge to his agency's work.

NYSE Parent ICE Anticipates Over $20 Million Spend on Bakkt This Year

| Wolfie Zhao

NYSE parent firm Intercontinental Exchange is likely to spend over $20 million building its bitcoin futures trading platform Bakkt in 2019.

Chinese Mining Giant Bitmain Is Closing Another Overseas Office

| Wolfie Zhao

China-based crypto mining giant Bitmain has confirmed the closure of its Amsterdam office as part of ongoing business adjustments.

Blockchain Water Purifier? New China Mobile Appliance Earns You Tokens

| Wolfie Zhao

A water purifier launched by China Mobile is connected to the internet of things and will reward usage with crypto tokens.

E-Commerce Giant DMM Quits Cryptocurrency Mining Business

| Wolfie Zhao

Japanese e-commerce giant DMM.com is in the process of winding down its cryptocurrency mining business due to the crypto market slump.

Crypto’s King Midas: Backstage With CZ, the CEO Who Can’t Be Stopped

| Wolfie Zhao

The root of CZ's appeal goes beyond his occasional semi-outlaw status, to the way he exudes its core belief in cryptocurrency so effortlessly.

Layoffs Underway Amid ‘Adjustments,’ Bitcoin Miner Bitmain Confirms

| Wolfie Zhao

Months after it filed an application to go public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Beijing-based cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain is undergoing a…

Miner Maker Ebang Reports ‘Significant’ Profit Drop in New IPO Filing

| Wolfie Zhao

Crypto miner maker Ebang has refiled its draft IPO prospectus in Hong Kong, indicating a downturn in business in Q3.

Hong Kong Exchange ‘Hesitant’ to Approve Bitmain IPO, Says Source

| Wolfie Zhao

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange is reluctant to approve the IPO applications of Chinese bitcoin mining equipment manufacturers, according to a person…