Features

The latest bitcoin features from the CoinDesk team, including opinion, data analysis, interviews and listicles.

Genesis, BitGo Team Up to Ease Crypto Trading for Institutions

| Ian Allison

BitGo and Genesis Global Trading are targeting Wall Street institutions with a new high-speed crypto trading service.

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The ‘Thirdening’ Approaches: How to Watch Ethereum’s Fork as It Happens

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

The world’s third largest blockchain by total value, ethereum, is about to upgrade its code. Here's how you can watch the event live.

All Crypto Is Created Equal? That’s What Regulators Seem to See

| Mason Borda

Are digital assets equal to digital securities? TokenSoft's Mason Borda argued the two types aren’t so different in terms of how regulators view…

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The Ethereum Classic Attacker Has Sent a Bigger Message

| Michael J Casey

If a permissionless blockchain doesn’t have a large enough community of users, developers and miners, its vulnerable, writes Michael J. Casey.

Bitcoin Will Still Bite the Dust

| Kevin Dowd

Economic professor Kevin Dowd argues that bitcoin is like the Ford Model T and, while innovative, cannot survive in the long term.

The Time Is Now: We Need an Active Approach to Blockchain Inclusion

| Alexis Gauba

If blockchain is to be part of our financial and governance future, the development process must represent a diverse population, says Alexis Gauba.

Tokenized Securities: Curb Your Enthusiasm

| Noelle Acheson

Tokenized securities hold promise, but we shouldn't overlook how hard it is to spin up new markets.

I’m As Certain As Ever – Bitcoin’s Revolution Is Only Just Beginning

| Tim Draper

I’ve been through the ups and downs with bitcoin, and I am as certain as ever that the bitcoin revolution is coming, says Tim Draper.

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Web 3.0’s Crypto Winter Mission: Keep Our Heads Above the Hype

| Jutta Steiner

Despite the gloomy narratives, 2018 was hugely productive for teams building the decentralized web, says Parity's Jutta Steiner.

‘0% Success’: Why Blockchain Apps Just Aren’t Taking Off

| Yin Wu

In 2018, the promise of a decentralized future took a big knock. There are lessons to be learned, says Yin Wu, founder of Dirt Protocol.