Zcash Will Get a Gateway Into Ethereum’s DeFi Ecosystem

| Leigh Cuen

The theme of Devcon 5 was clear: For smaller assets like zcash, all roads lead to ethereum.

Draper-Backed Startup Launches .Crypto Domains on Ethereum

| Daniel Palmer

Unstoppable Domains, which builds domains on blockchains, has just launched a .crypto extension that can replace public crypto addresses.

Australia’s Gold Mint Is Backing a Crypto Token Based on Ethereum

| Daniel Palmer and Danny Nelson

The government-owned Perth Mint is backing a new digital token aimed to allow investors to trade and settle gold in real time.

Microsoft, Intel Back Ethereum-Based Token to Reward Consortium Efforts

| Ian Allison

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance has created a token to incentivize firms to participate in consortiums. The system is backed by Microsoft and Intel.…

NBA’s Sacramento Kings to Reward Loyal Fans With Crypto Tokens

| Nathan DiCamillo

Based on the ERC-20 standard, the Kings Token will be a first for a U.S. professional sports team.

From Cardano to Ethereum, 2020 Could Be Deciding Year for Proof-of-Stake

| Christine Kim

Two of the industry’s most hotly anticipated PoS networks are scheduled to (re)launch in Q1.

Chainalysis Adds More ERC-20 Tokens to Crypto Sleuthing Service

| Danny Nelson

Chainalysis' expansion brings its compliance and tracking software to a larger swath of ERC-20 tokens.

IKEA in ‘World First’ Transaction Using Smart Contracts and Licensed E-Money

| Daniel Palmer

IKEA Iceland has taken part in a commercial transaction using ethereum smart contracts and EU-licensed blockchain e-cash to settle an order.

Ethereum Name Service Auction Exploited to Grab Apple Domain – And It Can’t Be Undone

| William Foxley

A bug in an ENS auction was exploited, allowing domains like "apple.eth" to be nabbed by an attacker. The only recourse is to ask for them back.

What the Holy Land Reveals About Bitcoin

| Leigh Cuen

Israel's political backdrop gave attendees of Tel Aviv Blockchain Week an opportunity to ponder the duality of today's bitcoin movement.