Technology News

This Binance Labs-Backed Crypto Startup Wants to Anonymize Everything

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Nym Technologies, a stealth startup sporting a roster of privacy activists and cryptography experts, plans "to anonymize the world."

South Korea’s Kakao Leads $15 Million Raise for Public Blockchain Startup Orbs

| Nikhilesh De

South Korean messaging giant Kakao has led an over-$15 million crypto investment in Israeli-based public blockchain project Orbs.

Blockstack Won’t Need to Sell Bitcoin or Ether to Survive Crypto Winter

| Leigh Cuen

Blockstack limited its access to funds raised last year, so it couldn't spend faster than it gained traction. Now that's paying off.

Ethereum’s Geth Software Upgrades Ahead of January Hard Fork

| Nikhilesh De

Geth has locked ethereum's upcoming Constantinople hard fork into its latest code release.

8 Teams Are Sprinting to Build the Next Generation of Ethereum

| Christine Kim

CoinDesk looks at the eight teams across the globe spearheading the push to create ethereum 2.0 – the next iteration of the blockchain network.

Block 7,080,000: Ethereum Devs Propose Activation Point for Next Hard Fork

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Ethereum is moving closer to the activation of the long-in-the-waiting network upgrade known as Constantinople.

Mastercard Patent Filing Outlines Way to Anonymize Crypto Transactions

| Nikhilesh De

Payments giant Mastercard claims to have developed a new way of keeping cryptocurrency transactions private using intermediary addresses.

Swiss Post, Swisscom Developing New Blockchain Platform on Hyperledger

| Yogita Khatri

Swiss Post and Swisscom have teamed up to build an infrastructure for blockchain applications on Hyperledger Fabric.

R3’s New Corda App Supports Payments in XRP Cryptocurrency

| Ian Allison

R3 has launched the Corda Settler, an app aimed to facilitate global crypto payments within enterprise blockchains – and it's starting with XRP.

Crypto Anarchists Are Building Tools to Resist the State in Eastern Europe

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

A new centre for "crypto-anarchy" based in Slovakia is pushing for a return to what they believe are the technology's core political tenets.