Ethereum Developers Give ‘Tentative’ Greenlight to ASIC-Blocking Code

Members of ethereum’s open-source development community tentatively agreed Friday to implement a new algorithm that would block specialized mining hardware, or ASICs, pending further testing on the proposed code. If accepted by the network of users that run the ethereum software, the code change, dubbed “ProgPoW,” would block ASICs, such as those made by major […]


Simplicity Language to Give Bitcoin Ethereum-Like Smart Contract Capabilities

Simplicity, a combinator-based, typed, and functional language for blockchain applications can reportedly enable Bitcoin’s Script language to handle more complex yet reliable smart contracts. Bitcoin Script Language is Limited, For Now According to a new research from Blockstream on Simplicity – a blockchain applications language – distributed ledgers pose a range of unique challenges, which make traditional […]


Bitcoin's White Paper Gave Us Liberty – Let's Not Give It Back

One of bitcoin’s earliest entrepreneurs, Charlie Shrem is the former founder of BitInstant and co-founder of cryptocurrency intelligence service CryptoIQ. This exclusive opinion piece is part of CoinDesk’s “Bitcoin at 10: The Satoshi White Paper” opinion series. Ten years after Satoshi published the white paper that gave us bitcoin – and the explosion of innovation […]


Morgan Stanley To Give Clients Bitcoin Trading Options

US multinational investment bank Morgan Stanley is preparing to offer Bitcoin swap trading for its clients, unconfirmed sources report on September 13. Sources Say Morgan Stanley Preparing Swap Trades Citing “people familiar with the matter” in an article from Bloomberg reporter Alistair Marsh, Business Insider’s Frank Chaparro revealed the giant “plans to offer trading in […]


Binance Labs Will Give Crypto Startups $500K for 10% Stake

Binance Labs has launched a new Incubation Program for cryptocurrency startups to foster promising early-stage blockchain companies and the ecosystem as a whole.  Details Of The Incubation Program The Binance Labs Incubation Program will be extended over a ten-week with the first batch going live by October. During a recent interview with TechCrunch, Binance Labs CEO Ella Zhang said […]

Crypto News

Coin Center Calls for Congress to Give U.S. Taxpayers Safe Harbor on Bitcoin Hard Forks

Advertisement Cryptocurrency industry non-profit research and advocacy organization Coin Center is calling for Congress to enact legislation that will provide bitcoin investors with safe harbor on federal taxes incurred as the result of software forks. Writing in a post published on the Washington, D.C.-based organization’s blog, executive director Jerry Brito argued that cryptocurrency investors who […]