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It’s 2019, Where Are Bitcoin’s Sidechains?

Back in 2014, a white paper co-authored by many of the individuals who co-founded Blockstream, which is a blockchain technology company mostly focused on Bitcoin, was released to much fanfare. The paper, titled Enabling Blockchain Innovations with Pegged Sidechains (PDF), was generally viewed as a death blow for the various altcoins that were becoming more…

NFTs Are Here. But Where Are They Headed?

opinion Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively to our subscribers. ___________ There was something both fresh and familiar about the NFT.NYC conference that non-fungible token…

Where’s the ‘Missing’ $150 Million? Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX’s Fiasco Gets Weirder with New Research

research paper, Zerononcense editor ProofofResearch stated that based on the evaluation of the company’s 31 Bitcoin addresses, no evidence to prove the existence of a cold wallet for QuadrigaCX was found.” data-reactid=”23″ type=”text”>In a research paper, Zerononcense editor ProofofResearch stated that based on the evaluation of the company’s 31 Bitcoin addresses, no evidence to prove…

Where Will Bitcoin Investment Trust Be in 5 Years?

open-end investment trust with the objective of reflecting the price performance of bitcoin, minus fees. GBTC invests only in bitcoins; when you purchase one share of the trust, you become the owner of 0.00099063 of a bitcoin (as of the end of November). Note that this fraction must decline over time, as the trust will…