Not merely another decentralized web whitepaper?

Given all the hype and noise swirling around crypto and decentralized network projects, which operates the full gamut from swindles and folly, to very clever and inspired ideas, the release of yet another whitepaper does not immediately set off an attention klaxon. But this whitepaper — which details a new protocol for achieving consensus within […]

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Youd Be Crazy to Actually Spend Bitcoin

A little more than four years ago, Coupa Cafe, a caramel-macchiato joint in Palo Alto, began accepting bitcoin. This was shortly before the first big bitcoin hurry briefly pushed the cryptocurrency’s cost from about $100 to more than $1,000. At the time, two or three Coupa customers a week would pay their bills with bitcoin, […]

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