Other Public Protocols

Zcash’s Halo Breakthrough Is a Big Deal – Not Just For Cryptocurrencies

| Michael J Casey

CoinDesk's Mike Casey explores a technological breakthrough by the company behind the zcash cryptocurrency.

South Korean Blockchain ID Service Raises $8 Million in Series A

| David Pan

Blockchain digital ID startup ICONLOOP received its first venture capital investment through an $8 million Series A round.

New Libra Fork Will Create Permissionless Stablecoin Free of Corporate Control

| Christine Kim

Thirty blockchain companies and nonprofit organizations plan to fork the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency to build an open alternative.

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.

Crypto Custodian Bitgo Launches Staking for Dash, Algorand

| William Foxley

Custodian service BitGo announced BitGo Staking, beginning with cryptocurrencies dash and algorand.

IBM Says It’s Ready to Work with Facebook on Blockchain

| David Pan

IBM is willing to team up with Facebook to develop blockchain technology, as building that ecosystem is “a team sport.”

HTC’s Blockchain Phone Now Supports Bitcoin Cash

| Danny Nelson

Native support for bitcoin cash is coming to HTC's blockchain phone via a partnership with Bitcoin.com.

Telegram Will Release Code for Its TON Blockchain on Sept. 1

| Anna Baydakova

Telegram is expected to release the code needed to run nodes on its TON blockchain on Sunday, two sources tell CoinDesk. The release will allow…

Steemit to Automate Development Funding With New DAO

| Daniel Palmer

The blockchain project that focuses on monetizing social media sites is launching a DAO in its coming hard fork upgrade.

Meet FumbleChain, the Deliberately Flawed Blockchain

| Christine Kim

There's a new blockchain for developers to break at will. The "capture the flag" project from Kudelski Security is meant to educate.