Use Cases & Verticals

I Was Reddit’s First (And Only) Cryptocurrency Engineer

Before his move to supporting Craig Wright's bitcoin SV, Ryan X Charles describes his short-lived tenure at reddit and the trolls who made his life hell.

MPC Explained: The Bold New Vision for Securing Crypto Money

Cryptography advances are converging to help developers bring blockchain uses to their core decentralizing principles, writes Michael J. Casey.

Encrypted Email Service Launches on Blockstack With Bitcoin Features

An Egyptian web firm is building Dmail on Blockstack to bring bitcoin-friendly privacy tech to the Middle East.

At Blockchain Week, Maturity Is the Motto as Ethereum Organizations Push Toward 2.0 Upgrade

Improved relations between the Ethereum Foundation and ConsenSys point to a governance shift that could have major implications for the network's goals.

My Bank Account Was Frozen for Bitcoin – And It Only Made Me Love Crypto More

The guy who coined the term "hodl" has a real bitcoin story that only made his interest in the technology stronger.

Bitcoin and Blockchain: The Tangled History of Two Tech Buzzwords

The word "blockchain" isn't used in the bitcoin white paper, the document that started it all. So, how did the term take off as a buzzword?

The Blockchain Paradox

Blockchains offer potential solutions to deep-seated problems in society, but their own governance issues need to be solved first, writes Pindar Wong.

Polymath, Charles Hoskinson Team Up on Security Token Blockchain

Polymath is partnering with Charles Hoskinson to build a blockchain network specifically designed to support security tokens.

Ex-SoFI CEO’s Startup Closes $1 Billion Credit Line on a Blockchain

Figure Technologies, founded by former SoFi CEO Mike Cagney, has closed a $1 billion “uncommitted” line of credit on a blockchain.

What’s Holding Back Bitcoin in Venezuela? This Group Is Investigating

The Open Money Initiative is bringing insights from Venezuela to help crypto startups make better tools for people in distressed economies.

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