Author: Coin Desk

Explainer: What Is SegWit2x and What Does It Mean for Bitcoin?

Explainer: What Is SegWit2x and What Does It Mean for Bitcoin? by Alyssa Hertig – Coin Desk As two proposals for boosting bitcoin’s transaction capacity approach key deadlines, one proposal, known as SegWit2x, has perhaps garnered the most attention. The plan, first proposed in May, quickly won...

Swift Completes Blockchain Smart Contracts Trial

Swift Completes Blockchain Smart Contracts Trial by Michael del Castillo – Coin Desk TDC Note – Once again, as we pointed out in our 3 part series, the global criminals that have us financial strapped – right now – are all circling...

Arizona Bitcoin Trader Charged With Money Laundering

Arizona Bitcoin Trader Charged With Money Laundering by Stan Higgins – Coin Desk TDC Note – It begins… the demonization of cryptocurrencies. #### A bitcoin trader and advocate in Arizona has been charged with operating an unlawful money transmission business. Thomas Costanzo,...

Changing Exchanges: Will the Coinbase of Tomorrow Be Decentralized?

Changing Exchanges: Will the Coinbase of Tomorrow Be Decentralized? by Drew Pierson – Coin Desk Newcomers to blockchain may notice the irony – in an industry obsessed with decentralization, some of the biggest startups are centralized, trusted institutions. But while it’s true today...