Dr. Doom goes to Washington

True to form, economist Nouriel Roubini blasts all things crypto at a Senate hearing today. Unsurprisingly, crypto experts say he’s way off base.

Tough but fair

Horizen updates its Bitcoin-derived consensus algorithm after suffering a 51% attack. It introduces new rules that act like a referee who lets some things slide.

Flogging a dead horse

Binance will be donating new listing fees to charity in its move toward a decentralized exchange. But it’s not as generous as it seems.

Infrastructure or Apps?

The chicken or the egg is a false dichotomy. Union Square Ventures’ Dani Grant explains why developers ought to instead think about iterative cycles and “irruptions.”

A work in progress

Panelists at the crypto springs conference say startups need to focus on user experience, and helping journalists hang them out to dry.