Governance

IBM Official Elected Chair of Hyperledger Blockchain Tech Board

The Hyperledger technical steering committee (TSC) has elected another IBM official as its chair amid controversy over the tech giant’s…

Zcash Foundation Says ZEC Developer Broke Trademark Promise

The Electric Coin Company (ECC), the developer of second-biggest anoncoin Zcash (ZEC), has reneged on its declared intent to share…

Steemit to Automate Development Funding With New DAO

Steemit, a blockchain project that focuses on monetizing social media sites, has given details of a coming code upgrade that…

Zooko Wilcox Pushes for New Developer Fund to Support Zcash

Zooko Wilcox, CEO of Electric Coin Company (ECC) – the firm behind the privacy-focused cryptocurrency zcash – has made an…

Five of the Most Important Use Cases for Cryptocurrency

Crypto assets have come a long way since Bitcoin. What started out as a P2P payment system has spawned an…

Bridging the Gap Between Bitcoin and Global Regulators

Shin’ichirio Matsuo is a research scientist in cryptography and information security at Georgetown University and a co-founder of the BSafe.network,…

How Blockchain Voting Is Supposed to Work (But In Practice Rarely Does)

Blockchain-based voting has long been looked at as a use case for the technology – but as with any nascent…

In First, Tezos Blockchain Activates Upgrade By Token Holder Voting

The Tezos blockchain has officially been upgraded. In a first for Tezos, two separate backwards-incompatible changes have been activated on…

Tezos Is About to Enact Its First-Ever On-Chain Blockchain Update

After nearly three months of voting by token holders, the Tezos blockchain will undertake a series of backwards-incompatible changes to…

The Blockchain Paradox

Pindar Wong is the chairman of VeriFi (Hong Kong) Ltd and a member of CoinDesk’s advisory board. An internet pioneer,…

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