Podcast: Chainalysis’ Chief Economist on the Data Behind Blockchain Forensics

"It has been a year of success, but something not talked about enough in cryptocurrency is what it takes to build a business,” said...

Economic Uncertainty, Restrictions in Argentina Show Power of Bitcoin

In the weeks following dramatic new restrictions regarding the acquisition of both bitcoin and USD in Argentina, the local crypto community has reacted in...

Op Ed: IRS Doesn’t Get Cryptocurrencies: Here’s Why

After five long years, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the U.S. finally decided to release additional guidelines in October 2019 regarding crypto taxes....

Nayuta Launches Hybrid Full Node/SPV Mobile Bitcoin Wallet

On December 9, 2019, Nayuta announced the launch of what it claims is the first application to enable a “Bitcoin full node and SPV...

Op Ed: Quantum Computing, Crypto Agility and Future Readiness

Over the past few decades, we have seen almost unimaginable progress in computation speed and power. A watch today is a more powerful computer...

Op Ed: Bringing DeFi to Bitcoin Opens Up New Frontiers

Decentralized finance (DeFi), while still in its early days, promises to redevelop critical financial services in a way that is trustless, transparent and controlled...

Echo Launches Bitcoin Sidechain, a Weighted Approach to More Functionality

In late November 2019, the Bitcoin-based DApp network Echo announced the launch of a Bitcoin sidechain on its blockchain testnet. It framed the release...

Bitcoin Addresses With Any Balance Hit All-Time High

According to data compiled by Coin Metrics, a crypto asset market analysis firm, the number of Bitcoin addresses that hold any amount of satoshis...

Surprise! Millennials Embrace Bitcoin While Boomers, Gen-Xers Hold Traditional Wealth

Charles Schwab has released its Q3 investment indicator report, a quarterly report that breaks down investment allocation across the firm’s brokerage accounts. It corroborates...

For “My Cleats, My Cause” Design, Russell Okung Sports BTCPay Server

Russell Okung is no bitcoin tenderfoot. The Los Angeles Chargers left tackle hosted his own Bitcoin event in September 2019 after he made a...