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First Mover Asia: Solana Market Shrugs Off TVL Fakery With Price Rebound; Ether Climbs on Merge Anticipation

The SOL token has climbed over the past week, despite a scheme that artificially boosted the value of Saber and the Solana blockchain.

Aug 12, 2022 at 12:30 a.m. UTC
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Do Your Assets on Exchanges Actually Exist?

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Jul 27, 2022 at 9:27 p.m. UTC

Binance Recovers $450K Stolen From Curve.Finance

The world's largest exchange is now working with law enforcement to return to stolen funds.

Aug 12, 2022 at 7:04 a.m. UTC

Coinbase Outlook 'Negative,' Credit Ratings Agency S&P Global Says

S&P Global dropped the crypto exchange giant's rating to BB from BB+, citing weak earnings and stiff competition.

Aug 11, 2022 at 11:45 p.m. UTC

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Aug 9, 2022 at 3:16 p.m. UTC

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Nominate Your School for the 2022 Best Universities for Blockchain

CoinDesk announces the kickoff of its 2022 Best Universities for Blockchain and calls for nominations around the world. We're giving away Consensus tickets to participating schools.

Jul 20, 2022
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How Much Privacy and Decentralization Really Matter, Feat. Jill Gunter

Investor and crypto privacy entrepreneur Jill Gunter reflects on the Tornado Cash sanctions.

Aug 11, 2022
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Crypto News Roundup for Aug. 11, 2022

With ether outperforming bitcoin as Ethereum completes its third and final testnet ahead of the Merge, plus a look at how Chileans are making crypto work, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with its latest news roundup.

Aug 11, 2022
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What the Tornado Cash Sanction Means for Privacy Coins

The U.S. government’s sanction of a key Ethereum application shows the need for privacy tools in crypto, a privacy advocate says.

Aug 9, 2022
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Are Crypto Mixers Legal?

Crypto mixers or blenders, like Tornado Cash, can be used to enhance user privacy and make cryptocurrency transactions more anonymous. However, some services have long been abused by illicit actors to launder money.

Aug 10, 2022

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Crypto Entrepreneurs Bankman-Fried, Sun in Talks to Buy Majority of Huobi Global Exchange: Report

The deal could be one of the biggest ever in the crypto industry.

Aug 12, 2022
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Coinbase Outlook 'Negative,' Credit Ratings Agency S&P Global Says

S&P Global dropped the crypto exchange giant's rating to BB from BB+, citing weak earnings and stiff competition.

Aug 11, 2022
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Pudgy Penguins NFT Prices Surge After Creator Unveils IRL Toys

Selected penguins from the long-standing collection are being turned into physical toys, causing the project’s floor to rise and sales to pump.

Aug 11, 2022
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Snapple Created a Bodega in the Metaverse

The virtual installation in Decentraland comes with big savings (as much as $1.39) to visitors who complete its scavenger hunt and register their Paypal wallets.

Aug 11, 2022