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A Haven for Blockchain: The Case for Wyoming

Three bills in the state legislature, combined with zero taxes and cheap power, should make Wyoming a competitive location for blockchain businesses.

Contortions for Compliance: Life Under New York’s BitLicense

New York passed the BitLicense in a vacuum. Now state and federal laws are catching up, often with poor coordination, causing a compliance nightmare.

Lightning Network May Not Solve Bitcoin’s Scaling ‘Trilemma’

It isn’t possible to have decentralization, a fixed money supply and sufficient liquidity for an efficient payments system, says Frances Coppola.

Don’t Use a Blockchain Unless You Really Need One

Blockchains are inefficient, and worth the cost only when censorship-resistance is required. For money, it clearly is; for identity, it just might be.

3 Web Giants That Could Be Decentralized on a Blockchain

Blockchain-based startups, many of which are using their own crypto tokens, are taking aim at the centralized monopolies on the web today.

Down But Not Out: Ripple Bulls May Regain the Upper Hand

The 50 percent decline of Ripple’s XRP token from the record highs may have strengthened the bears, but further downside may be limited.

Ethereum Price Highs Overshadow New Wave of Tech Issues

With ether price reaching all-time-highs, fundamental issues that relate to the most basic operation of ethereum’s blockchain are popping up.

2018’s Challenge: What Are Crypto Assets Really Worth?

We’ve bought in, but how much are these assets really worth? Turing Group’s top quants talk about a major token challenge ahead.

Ripple’s Frenzied Price Rise Could Herald Long-Term Growth

Ripple’s recent price rise could lead to a self-fulling cycle of appreciation for the cryptographic asset.

RSK Beta Brings Ethereum-Style Smart Contracts Closer to Bitcoin

RSK, a much-anticipated project designed to boost bitcoin’s functionality, took a step toward becoming real Tuesday with a beta launch.