Leading Bitcoin Cash Developer Says Future Fork Unlikely

Cryptocurrency forks are likely to slow down considerably in the future, leaders of several major projects, all of which were formed by forks, said at CoinDesk's Consensus Singapore event today. On...

Ecash’s Inventor Is Back – And He Thinks He’s Built the Fastest-Ever Blockchain

One of the founders of the cypherpunk movement has just revealed new technology that he believes will revolutionize cryptocurrency from this moment on. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the grey-haired, digital money...

R3’s Hearn and Brown Say Enterprise Blockchain’s Day of Reckoning Is Here

This space ain't big enough for all of us. That about sums up the way R3's technical chiefs, CTO Richard Gendal Brown and lead platform engineer Mike Hearn, view the rivalry...

Ethereum Dapp Bancor Is Expanding to EOS for Fast, Free Transactions

Bancor, one of the most popular and valuable decentralized applications on ethereum, is expanding to the EOS blockchain. According to a company announcement, the "decentralized liquidity network," which allows users to...

Grin Is Hard Forking Every Six Months to Keep ASICs Off the Network

The Grin community is trying to keep ASICs away – but only for the next two years. Best known for implementing MimbleWimble, which refactors and in turn, improves both the privacy...

BitTorrent Courted EOS, Filecoin Cryptocurrency Creators Prior to Tron Sale

A number of well-known crypto startups had their eyes on BitTorrent prior to its acquisition by Tron's Justin Sun. CoinDesk has learned that in addition to Tron and Neo, blockchain governance-focused project...

EOS Block Producers Move to Cut Costs for Users

The EOS blockchain project is hoping to boost the onboarding of new users by reducing the cost of opening accounts. EOS New York, one of the network's 21 block producers (the...

EOS Block Producers Move to Cut Costs for Users

The EOS blockchain project is hoping to boost the onboarding of new users by reducing the cost of opening accounts. EOS New York, one of the network's 21 block producers (the...

The Creator of Proof-of-Stake Thinks He Finally Figured It Out

Known for creating the first proof-of-stake-based cryptocurrency, pseudonymous developer Sunny King is back with an idea that's sure to surprise – adding hardware. Proof-of-stake, or PoS, has been heralded as a...

IBM Makes Another Blockchain Identity Play With Health Data App

IBM's blockchain division is widening its work in the nascent field of "self-sovereign identity" – technology designed to give individuals greater control over their personal data. Announced today, the tech...