Jonas Schnelli Wants You to Run a Bitcoin Full Node

200 gigabytes. That’s the maximum load some personal laptops will store. It’s also roughly the amount of space the bitcoin blockchain currently requires. These bloating storage requirements are a longstanding problem for the community’s efforts to keep bitcoin decentralized. But Bitcoin Core contributor and maintainer...
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2018: The Year Blockchain, AI and IoT Converge

Jalak Jobanputra is founder and managing partner of Future\Perfect Ventures, an early-stage venture fund investing in decentralization and digital assets. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. 2017 was the year that cryptocurrency became mainstream. But what’s even more exciting...
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China

A self-regulatory organization in China is warning about a new kind of mining-focused cryptocurrency offering. The so-called “initial miner offerings” are said to have caught on since regulators in China banned initial coin offerings (ICOs) back in September of last year, according to a new statement...
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