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DLCs Are On Bitcoin, Bringing New Functionality And Major Potential

Bitcoin has been critiqued by those in the altcoin community for the past few years over its inability to host smart contracts. But recent...

Discrete Log Contracts Are Bringing Private, ‘Scriptless’ Smart Contracts to Bitcoin

A smart contract has logged bets for the U.S. election on Bitcoin’s blockchain. When the votes are tallied, we won’t know who won, but...

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‘Only in Crypto’: What the OKEx Mess Says About New and Old Finance

On Friday morning as the OKEx withdrawal-freeze story twisted and turned, CoinDesk's editors had an off-the-cuff discussion about the fundamental realities and unique challenges...

Coinbase Custody’s new token support faces criticism

Earlier today, Coinbase Custody announced that they are looking into adding support for new digital assets. The move to support more coins comes as...

Bitcoin’s Creator vs. Bezos: Satoshi Nakamoto’s Uphill Climb to Surpass the Amazon Founder’s Net Worth

Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest man, but someday if bitcoin crosses a certain valuation then Satoshi Nakamoto will be the wealthiest if he/she...

Bitcoin vs Gold: Which investment favors your portfolio?

I get it. It's always an either-or decision between Bitcoin and gold, as a pure investment play. Since the commodity and the cryptocurrency each...