Here’s How to Expand Who Contributes to Bitcoin Core

A Bitcoin Core dev and her exchange partner discuss Bitcoin and privacy and how to incentivize more developers to contribute to the protocol.

Kraken’s Head of Business: “Bitcoin Could Go to $1,000,000”

Kraken’s head of business, Dan Held, has been involved in crypto since 2013. In his latest interview with Cointelegraph, he dives into the early crypto meetups in San Francisco’s Mission District and explains how the price of one bitcoin could eventually reach a million dollars. Watch the full interview...

Law Decoded: Independence Day Sees Challenges to Privacy, Property and Security, June 26–July 3

Every Friday, Law Decoded delivers analysis on the week’s critical stories in the realms of policy, regulation and law. Editor’s note The U.S. is preparing for its Independence Day tomorrow. New spikes in positive COVID-19 tests will put a damper on some but not all of the traditional fireworks,...

EOSIO-Based Social Media Platform Voice Briefly Goes Live Ahead of Schedule

Voice, a blockchain-based social media project developed by EOS creator Block.One, briefly went live one day before its scheduled launch. Based on the open source EOSIO protocol, Voice aims to use Blockchain technology to create a trusted social experience, free from bots and fake accounts. Revealed in June 2019,...

Irish Charity Receives $1.1 Million Grant to Build Blockchain Platform for Aid Distribution

The grant will also allow Oxfam to scale the project across the Pacific region and explore its potential in sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean.

Investment Firm Arcane Crypto to Go Public via $33 Million Reverse Merger

Arcane Crypto, a Norway-based investment company, said Thursday that it is planning to go public through a reverse takeover by Vertical Ventures, a publicly traded Swedish firm. Vertical Ventures will buy Arcane Crypto for $33 million by issuing over 6.6 billion new shares. Each share cost $0.005 or half...

Ethereum DeFi Broke Records in June, But Other Categories Are Suffering

Results for the second quarter of 2020 show tremendous growth for decentralized applications across all ecosystems, primarily spearheaded by Ethereum (ETH) decentralized finance, or DeFi. Decentralized exchanges were at the frontlines of the rise as Compound token mining activity trickled down to on-chain swapping solutions. According to Our Network,...

Cardano’s ADA May Be Listed on Coinbase Before the End of 2020

Cardano’s native cryptocurrency, ADA (ADA), may be listed on Coinbase by the end of 2020. This news comes following an announcement that ADA holders will soon be able to stake their assets in Coinbase custody. More announcements coming in 2020 An IOHK (Cardano development company) spokesperson released the following...

Wirecard Folds: A Blow to Crypto Cards, but a Chance for Blockchain

Some of the most impactful frauds in modern history, from the Enron scandal to the Bernie Madoff investment scheme, were carried out by malignant actors inside or at the helm of corporate entities who manipulated the tangled, esoteric financial records. This is precisely the kind of behavior blockchain technology...

Former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers Expects ‘A Ton of Innovation’ Around Stablecoins

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers praised stablecoins last week, saying he sees use cases in cross-border transactions as one example.