In particular, ROAST has been posited as a signature standard that could work with, and improve, threshold signature schemes such as FROST (Flexible Round-Optimized Schnorr Threshold Signatures).
When we talk about the role of Bitcoin (BTC) or blockchain in business, we are talking about either business ventures building blockchain/cryptocurrency systems, products or infrastructure; or the integration and adoption of cryptocurrency in existing enterprises as a supported payment method.
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency businesses face incredible challenges on two fronts: regulation and adoption.
Over the years, many high-profile crypto businesses such as some of the leading exchanges have had to move operations across the country or to other countries entirely to avoid severely inhibiting regulatory constraints in certain jurisdictions.
At the same time, mainstream adoption by individuals and established businesses is a very steep uphill battle for entrepreneurs as they attempt to make crypto more accessible and compelling to enterprises and laypeople alike.
Stay tuned as we chronicle blockchain and cryptocurrency’s shifting role in the world of business.
The FTX founder said he’d spend “north of $100 million” with a “soft ceiling” of $1 billion and added “who knows what’s going to happen between now and then.”2892
Soramitsu CEO Makoto Takemiya described blockchain companies as the “barbarians at the gate,” storming the World Economic Forum 2022.1324
Legislators in the lower house of Russia's parliament also dropped the notion of a special register for mining operators.2714
ADDX uses blockchain technology and smart contracts to tokenize and fractionalize private markets, including pre-IPO equity, private equity, and hedge funds and bonds.1285
The third day of WEF 2022 will see OECD’s secretary-general share his thoughts on a reimagined global tax system and industry experts discuss DeFi as the future of decentralized governance.3231
Amid its plans to roll out stock trading services, FTX has reportedly met with at least three brokerage start-ups over the past few months regarding potential acquisitions.1990
GameStop launches an Ethereum-powered self-custodial wallet that is set to integrate with an upcoming NFT marketplace.2423
Are crypto inheritance solutions a centralizing force? To some, yes, but to others, decentralized solutions are out there.2683
Sheila Warren, CEO of the Crypto Council for Innovation, shared her insights in an interview with Cointelegraph at the World Economic Forum.2118
Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of cross-border payments company Ripple, spoke during a panel discussion at the WEF 2022.12942
PayPal is doing its best to bring all possible blockchain and cryptocurrency integrations to its platform, the firm's vice president Richard Nash said.7633
Upon a persistent request from the Terra community, Kwon went against his initial plan and publicly shared a burn address for LUNA on Saturday.18857
While Africa has not yet seen a “blockchain mega-deal,” the report notes that crypto unicorns might emerge from the region in two to three years.2065
As explained by Near Foundation’s Nicky Chalabi, projects like Tracer seek alignment with the core values of the ecosystem that can support the company’s roadmap in time to come.2965