There’s a buzz in the cryptosphere today. Bitcoin dominance hasn’t been this low since last August. Google trends show that interest in Bitcoin hasn’t been this low since last April. Are we in the quiet before the storm or status quo? Dominance is hovering just above 50%. A result of “alt season,” money rapidly flowing…

Wanchain, an Ethereum fork focused on cross-chain integration, announced support for EOS recently. The short story here is that, in the near future, decentralized exchanges facilitating trades between EOS, Ethereum, and Bitcoin – which is increasing its token functionality via Blockstream’s Liquid product. We are very proud of our ecosystem made up of some of…

CoinCodeCap.com keeps track of the development activity of dozens of cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin is the 52nd most active cryptocurrency in terms of development, though it is the most active in terms of daily trading volume. It also has the largest market capitalization by far, and arguably more liquidity than several national currencies around the world. The…

JP Morgan just gave a ringing endorsement to Ethereum – but the company’s CEO is not done trashing Bitcoin. The financial giant is making strides with Quorum, which is the firm’s enterprise version of the Ethereum blockchain. As reported by The Australian Financial Review, Quorum will be used to essentially tokenize gold bars on the…


Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin says the world’s second largest cryptocurrency by market cap can run without him. On Twitter, Buterin said the process of detaching himself from Ethereum has already begun, and that the project could survive if he was to spontaneously combust. Already in progress; watch the repos, even much of the research is…

The day Augur launched it breezed into the rankings of top ethereum dapps by daily active users – but the momentum didn’t last long. Released on July 10, Augur allows users to create and bet on prediction markets tied to real-world events, such as World Cup games, elections and – unfortunately – murders. Having waited…

R3 has scored another win in the insurance sector, giving the startup a wide lead over other distributed ledger technology (DLT) providers in the sector. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the RiskBlock Alliance, whose members include such insurance heavyweights as Chubb, Marsh and Liberty Mutual, has decided to build its first set of use cases using R3’s…