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Bitcoin’s White Paper Was a Model T for Payments

David Schwartz is CTO at Ripple. This exclusive opinion piece is part of CoinDesk’s “Bitcoin at 10: The Satoshi White Paper” series. In 1991, my patent for a multi-level distributed computer network was granted. I was working on graphics rendering problems requiring significant amounts of CPU power and wanted to …

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Three Common Mistakes New Crypto Traders Make

When it comes to trading in the crypto space there are three common mistakes new traders make: going against the trend, trading in consolidation periods and forgetting to reduce their risk. This is especially true when it comes to trading highly volatile coins with a low market capitalization and it …

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IBM and Maersk Struggle to Sign Partners to Shipping Blockchain

It’s hard enough to get enterprises that compete with each other to work together as a team, but it’s especially tricky when one of those rivals owns the team. Shipping giant Maersk and tech provider IBM are wrestling with this problem with TradeLens, their distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform for …

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Planting Bitcoin  Part Two: Seasons

Dan Held is the founder of crypto portfolio service Picks & Shovels. He previously founded data service ZeroBlock, which sold to Blockchain, and served as VP of product at ChangeTip. This exclusive opinion piece is part of CoinDesk’s “Bitcoin at 10: The Satoshi White Paper” series. “The root problem with …

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Defending Decentralization, Like a Twice in a Millennium Chance

“We haven’t had an opportunity like this in the past 500 years.” That’s Amir Taaki speaking on a closing panel at the Web3 Summit in Berlin Wednesday, and his statement was greeted with breathless applause by the audience. An early bitcoin developer, Taaki addressed a crowd of more than a …

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The Double-Spend (What Bitcoin’s White Paper Solved Forever)

Bill Barhydt is the founder and CEO of Abra. This exclusive opinion piece is part of CoinDesk’s “Bitcoin at 10: The Satoshi White Paper” series. I remember reading Satoshi Nakamoto’s bitcoin white paper for the first time a few weeks after it was released. I also remember the phrase that …

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Crypto Investing May Have Finally Met Its Tinder Match

Crypto needs a killer app and a better sales pitch. “The average consumer just doesn’t care about decentralization,” Jeff Morris, Jr., an under-the-radar venture investor in the crypto space, told CoinDesk in a recent interview. Through the fund he created last year, Chapter One Ventures, Los Angeles-based Morris has quietly …

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Chinese Court Rules Bitcoin Should Be Protected as Property

An arbitration body in China has ruled that despite the country’s central bank’s ban on cryptocurrency trading, bitcoin should still be legally protected as a property with economic values. The Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration published a case analysis on Thursday via WeChat, detailing its ruling on a recent economic …

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Most Central Banks Back Digital Currency If DLT Improved: IBM Survey

A new IBM research report finds most polled central banks believe they should issue a wholesale central bank digital currency (CBDC), although they remain uncertain if blockchain can provide sufficient cost and efficiency benefits. The report released on Friday and conducted by IBM and OMFIF, an independent central bank think …

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A New Token Is Coming To Ethereum – And It’s Fully Bitcoin-Backed

A new token is set to be launched on the ethereum blockchain this January, one that will be backed one-for-one by the world’s largest cryptocurrency. The companies behind the initiative include decentralized exchange startups Kyber Network and Republic Protocol, as well as cryptocurrency custody company BitGo. What’s more, a number …

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IRS Advisors Call for More Tax Guidance on Crypto Transactions

An advisory committee to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) believes the agency should provide clearer guidelines on how cryptocurrency transactions may be taxed. In a new report published on October 24, the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC) highlighted cryptocurrencies’ rise in popularity, noting that “there has also been …

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