A pioneer of public-key cryptography said the blockchain boom represents a "resurgence" of the work he helped start in the 1970s.
However distant it may seem, powerful quantum computers have the potential to ruin cryptocurrency, and developers are already devising solutions.
Bitcoin wallets might be in trouble if quantum computers advance as quickly as some researchers have projected.
Turing Award winner Silvio Micali is working on a new consensus algorithm, one he argues could help massively scale blockchains.
A new talk by ethereum's creator gave insight into the future of the world's second-largest public blockchain network.
Everything you always wanted to know about bitcoin hashing, but were afraid to ask.
Academics still aren't sure why bitcoin is so robust, but one Cornell professor has made it her mission to find out.
Despite the hype around enterprise blockchain technologies, achievements in the bitcoin community have been greater, argues Ferdinando Ametrano.
Security and privacy researcher Kristov Atlas discusses how cryptography research from the 1970s could help bitcoin addresses become user-friendly.
A researcher who swept (and returned) 267 BTC from Blockchain wallets has told CoinDesk how and why he did it.