Blockstream co-founder Mark Friedenbach is breathing new life into bitcoin smart contracts with his MAST proposal.
Vitalik Buterin and Jospeh Poon hope to fix ethereum's scaling problem with a Lightning Network-like system, Plasma, but does it have what it takes?
Dan Larimer says his new project has an infinitely scalable blockchain, but skeptics doubt the controversial figure's ability to pull it off.
Hyperledger has launched a Performance and Scalability Working Group to build tools for measuring how blockchains cope with increasing popularity.
As the bitcoin scaling debate drags on, patterns are emerging that yield interesting insights into technical exploration on the network.
Researchers have laid out a framework for a payment system they claim would be even faster than bitcoin's Lightning Network.
Work is advancing on a highly anticipated bitcoin project originally proposed by an anonymous cryptographer going under the French name of Harry…
CoinDesk's Corin Faife recaps how last year saw one of bitcoin's biggest technology debates, setting the stage for a potentially pivotal 2017.
One of bitcoin's more forward-looking projects has attracted a group of developers who are using some obscure names from the Harry Potter series.
There aren't many steps left before bitcoin's Lightning Network will be finished — or at least an early version of it.