Cryptocurrency / 11:16 am

South Korean Government Trials Blockchain for Shipping Efficiency Boost

Two South Korean government ministries are exploring blockchain’s potential to bring new efficiencies to marine logistics. Announced Tuesday, the country’s Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries have launched a blockchain pilot project to see if the tech can help the nations container shipping industry become more efficient. Starting this […]

Bitcoin / 9:15 am

Crypto Is Far From Dead, as These Scaling Projects Show

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. ——- After a gloomy look at the state of cryptoland two weeks ago, it’s time for […]

Analysis / 8:14 am

Ethereum [ETH] Technical Analysis: Coin pulls itself outside the pit

Awesome Oscillator indicates a bearish trend gaining momentum even as the prices are on the rise. Aroon down line is closer to 100, indicating a bearish trend. However, the trend appears to be weakening and the bullish trend doesn’t seem to gain momentum. MACD line is under the signal line right after a crossover, indicating a bearish […]

2018 Review / 5:09 am

Humans on the Blockchain: Why Crypto Is the Best Defense Against AI Overlords

Santiago Siri is the founder of Democracy Earth Foundation, a Y Combinator-backed non-profit building digital governance technology. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review.  As governance becomes more and more prevalent in discussions around consensus protocols, it is clear that Satoshi Nakamoto’s original vision of “one-CPU-one-vote” shaped the entire crypto industry […]

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