Features

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

Family mining bitcoin

The Family That Mines Bitcoin Together Stays Together

| Stan Higgins

Miner John Tuberosi shares the story of how digital currency mining became a family business.

Why Wall Streeters Are Turning to Bitcoin for a Living

| Joon Ian Wong

Traders and analysts are leaving Wall Street for cryptocurrency markets as banks reel from fines and volatility vanishes.

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Bitcoin Book Seeks to Debunk Myth with Math

| Tanaya Macheel

Financial crime journalist Jeffrey Robinson speaks to CoinDesk about his latest book, 'BitCon: The Naked Truth About Bitcoin'.

Could Bitcoin Become a Policy Issue for US Congress?

| Daniel Cawrey

Bitcoin in the eyes of US Congress members is vastly different. When might they create policy around it?

Gavin Andresen AMA

The 12 Best Answers from Gavin Andresen’s Reddit AMA

| Emily Spaven

Bitcoin Core developer Gavin Andresen took to Reddit today to take part in an ask-me-anything (AMA) session.

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Why Bitcoin Needs an ISO-Certified Currency Code

| Jon Matonis

The nomenclature of bitcoin and its subunits plays an important role in evolving standards for more mainstream adoption.

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Why Bitcoin’s Core Developers Want Multiple Versions

| Danny Bradbury

Bitcoin's development process isn't democratic, says its lead developer, but more options may benefit the Bitcoin Core.

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Bitcoin Trader Customers Face Losses After Management Disappears

| Stan Higgins

The bitcoin arbitrage website, once prominent, has been shut down amid accusations of fraud.

The Math Behind Bitcoin

| Eric Rykwalder

Looking under the hood of the bitcoin protocol helps give insight to the mathematical foundations of the digital currency.

Brazil

Why Brazil’s Bitcoin Market is Struggling to Ignite

| Pete Rizzo

CoinDesk speaks to members of Brazil's bitcoin ecosystem to explore the challenges facing domestic startups.