On October 31, 2008, a link to a paper titled Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System was posted to a cryptography mailing list. It outlined an entirely new banking system – without the banks. The system would use computer science and mathematics to create a more transparent and effective way of storing and transferring money. After treading water and…


Developers and innovators from three cryptocurrency companies are launching a Bitcoin ERC20 token on Ethereum. The new cryptocurrency, Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC), is designed to combine the best of both worlds, bridging Bitcoin liquidity with Ethereum’s decentralized ecosystem. It will be fully backed by Bitcoin and is scheduled to launch in January 2019. Three crypto industry…

From a scaling conference for Bitcoin to a new take on the biggest roadblock in blockchain, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto. Bitcoin A huge collection of videos from the Scaling Bitcoin 2018 conference just dropped. The conference took place in Tokyo, Japan from October 6 –…

Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization has jumped 6.6 percent in quick succession pushing prices well above 6,600. At 01:00 UTC, just after Tuesday’s close, the cryptocurrency rose $428 over the course of 20 minutes as it rose in a flash for the first time since July 24, 2017, according to CoinDesk price data….