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What the Fork? Why Bitcoin Tech Changes Impact Price

What the Fork? Why Bitcoin Tech Changes Impact Price

Bitcoin can be an intimidating place for the new investor. Scrolling through your news feed, you’re more than likely to be greeted by apocalyptic headlines and strange terms – and you might… Read more »

Bitcoin Prices Reach (Yet Another) All-Time High, Passing $4,240

Bitcoin Prices Reach (Yet Another) All-Time High, Passing $4,240

Bitcoin has continued to trade at over $4,000 since reaching a record level of $4,225 yesterday, and has now set a new all-time high of $4,241. According to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index,… Read more »

Blockchain and Education: A Big Idea in Need of Bigger Thinking

Blockchain and Education: A Big Idea in Need of Bigger Thinking

Noelle Acheson is a 10-year veteran of company analysis and the author of CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday, exclusively to CoinDesk subscribers. In this opinion piece, Acheson… Read more »

Know Your Tokens: Not All Crypto Assets Are Created Equal

Know Your Tokens: Not All Crypto Assets Are Created Equal

Dr Pavel Kravchenko holds a PhD in technical sciences and is the founder of Distributed Lab. In this opinion piece, Kravchenko explains the ins and outs of cryptographic tokens, what kinds… Read more »

LedgerX and CBOE: The CFTC's Trojan Horse in an SEC Turf War

LedgerX and CBOE: The CFTC's Trojan Horse in an SEC Turf War

Benjamin Sauter and David McGill of Kobre & Kim LLP are civil litigators and criminal and regulatory defense attorneys. They are also part of the Digital Currency & Ledger Defense… Read more »

Solving the Liquidity Challenge of Decentralized Exchanges

Solving the Liquidity Challenge of Decentralized Exchanges

Loi Luu is the co-founder and CEO of KyberNetwork, a decentralized, trustless, cryptocurrency exchange.  In this opinion piece, Luu discusses the challenges facing technologists seeking to popularize decentralized exchanges for cryptocurrency trading,… Read more »

Bitcoin Prices Break the  $4,000 Barrier for the First Time

Bitcoin Prices Break the $4,000 Barrier for the First Time

The continuing surge in the price of bitcoin has seen it climb to over $4,000 for the first time since the cryptocurrency was created in January 2009. According to the CoinDesk… Read more »

Open Questions for Coinbase: Will Users Benefit from Its $100 Million Raise?

Open Questions for Coinbase: Will Users Benefit from Its $100 Million Raise?

Fresh off $100 million in new funding, expectations are high that Coinbase – the largest and most visible US cryptocurrency startup – will use its new investment to improve services that have… Read more »

Ethereum + Lightning? Buterin and Poon Unveil 'Plasma' Scaling Plan

Ethereum + Lightning? Buterin and Poon Unveil 'Plasma' Scaling Plan

Ethereum has a problem that’s hard to ignore: it can’t support many users right now. But while these limits were once a potential problem discussed by researchers, they’re now affecting real users…. Read more »

Bitfinex to Bar US Customers from Exchange Trading

Bitfinex to Bar US Customers from Exchange Trading

Bitfinex, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges by volume, has announced it will no longer allow U.S. investors to purchase certain tokens on its exchange that may be at risk… Read more »

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