For Bitfinex Users, Dollar Withdrawals Are Now a Weeks-Long Struggle

Three weeks after being assured that everything was running smoothly, some customers of cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex are wondering why they still can't withdraw their...

Expect the SEC to Target More Token Exchanges After EtherDelta

The Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) settlement with the founder of EtherDelta is likely the first of many enforcement actions to come against crypto...

Bitcoin Cash Declares War: Why This Could Mean Another Split

"Do not come crying when you are bankrupt." Lobbed at those bitcoin cash enthusiasts supporting Bitcoin ABC, the main implementation of the blockchain software, Craig...

The Little-Known Ways Ethereum Reveals User Location Data

"People don't realize how much information is out in the open." That's Péter Szilágyi, an ethereum core developer who manages development on the ethereum software client Geth....

As ‘Plasma’ Stalls, SNARKs Become New Hope for Scaling Ethereum Now

Efforts to scale ethereum, the world's second-largest blockchain, are growing more varied as one much-anticipated solution encounters pitfalls amid its continued development. At the forefront...

Coinbase Offers $5k Egg-Freezing Benefit in Bid to Retain Talent

Silicon Valley cryptocurrency unicorn Coinbase has taken an unusual and expensive step to recruit and retain diverse employees. Since the summer, Coinbase has quietly offered to...

15 Banks Join DTCC Post-Trade Blockchain as Project Enters Testing

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has advanced its main blockchain project to a testing phase with 15 global banks, one of the...

Bitcoin’s True Stress Test Is Yet to Come

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative. The following article...

SEC Official Says ‘Plain English’ Guidance On ICOs Is Coming

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) plans to clarify when and how cryptocurrencies may be classified as securities, its director of Corporation Finance...

Ethereum Energy Project Now Powers 700 Households in 10 Cities

A little-known ethereum project called Lition is quietly helping real German citizens find cheaper energy. Launched earlier this year, Lition is already a licensed energy...