The code original designed for one of bitcoin's most controversial software proposals is being repurposed for a new objective.
RSK, a much-anticipated project designed to boost bitcoin's functionality, took a step toward becoming real Tuesday with a beta launch.
Cryptocurrency ecosystems are still dependent on the very financial system they vilify for daily support and stability, says Tim Swanson.
Taking the spotlight from zk-snarks, new privacy tech bulletproofs is garnering significant attention from a handful of blockchain developers.
This may have been the first real consumer transaction using the Lightning network.
Privacy may be an issue with major blockchains today, but 2017 saw innovations by leaps and bounds, argues VC Arianna Simpson.
Bitcoin's markets may be booming but it's the network's rare development talent that may be most valuable.
An influx of get-rich-quick types could encourage the sort of behavior that bitcoin was designed to escape.
What happened after all the fear, uncertainty and doubt of 2017? Bitcoin became stronger than ever, according to developer Jimmy Song.
Frustrated by crypto transaction fees? This CoinDesk Explainer gives an overview of why they're necessary for the blockchains being built.