Mina applies zk-SNARKs to Cardano’s Ouroboros consensus to achieve scalability and decentralization.
October 19, 2020
While Hal Finney may no longer be with us, one of his proposals from 2011 may soon find its way to Bitcoin thanks to an expired …
September 28, 2020
One of the men who coined the term “proof-of-work” to join as chief scientist
August 29, 2020
Adam Back recalls Hal as a constructive personality who never engaged in squabbles.
August 28, 2020
Celebrity Ashton Kutcher has digitized and incarcerated a drawing that will be auctioned on NFT marketplace Cryptograph to support ecological charities.
August 18, 2020
Luxury car company Rolls Royce announced a line of cars hosting blockchain puzzles, shortly after Lamborghini revealed a yacht.
July 7, 2020
Okamoto explains why his “electronic cash” patent may have presented obstacles to Hal Finney’s plans to make his own electronic currency.
July 4, 2020
Charles Hoskinson believes that this complex cryptographic technique could have helped avoid the Bitcoin Civil War that led to the formation of Bitcoin Cash.
June 5, 2020
Jean-Jacques Quisquater, a legendary cryptographer cited in the Bitcoin Whitepaper, discussed building the first blockchain.
May 20, 2020
Video conferencing app Zoom, the undisputed titan in an era of social distancing, has acquired end-to-end encryption start-up Keybase.
May 8, 2020
BBVA and a state-backed research center in Spain have launched a partnership to explore advanced cryptography for financial services.
May 4, 2020
Algorand’s Pointproofs replace Merkle roots, and they could be very useful for advanced stateless blockchains
April 28, 2020
Permission and permissionless: What’s the difference between blockchain and distributed ledger technology?
August 2, 2019
There’s a novelty in finding new ways to communicate through coded conversations and secret languages. How is this being implemented for good — or otherwise — …
July 18, 2019
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ZenGo publishes its open source project, which purports to provide proof-of-concept that its keyless wallet product can support Facebook’s Libra
July 2, 2019
Adam Back — inventor of the hashcash PoW system — says that “bitcoin time” seems to be running faster than the “internet time” of the early …
July 1, 2019
The progress in quantum computing elevates concerns among crypto community
June 30, 2019
Apple unveils its CryptoKit, stirring up hype in the cryptocurrency community, but is it justified?
June 7, 2019