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Bitcoin Could Hit $150K This Year, Says Fundstrat's Tom Lee

Lee took note of fresh demand via the new spot bitcoin ETFs, the halving and expected monetary policy easing as being catalysts for higher prices.

Feb 21, 2024 at 9:55 p.m. UTC

Risk Manager Gauntlet Terminates Relationship with Aave, Citing DAO Dysfunction

Gauntlet co-founder John Morrow said his team "found it difficult to navigate the inconsistent guidelines and unwritten objectives" of Aave's "largest stakeholders."

Feb 22, 2024 at 12:01 a.m. UTC

AI-Linked Crypto Tokens Surge After Nvidia Sees 'Tipping Point'

AI tokens outperform the CoinDesk 20 index, as crypto traders bet on solid Nvidia earnings and outlook.

Feb 21, 2024 at 9:37 p.m. UTC

Sam Bankman-Fried Replaces Lawyers Ahead of Sentencing

Bankman-Fried replaced his former lawyers, Mark Cohen and Christian Everdale, as he’s headed into sentencing negotiations.

Feb 21, 2024 at 8:28 p.m. UTC

Why Polygon's MATIC Token Has Lagged During Past Year's Crypto Rally

MATIC was overvalued at the start of the ongoing crypto bull run, one observer said.

Feb 21, 2024 at 4:25 p.m. UTC

VanEck's Bitcoin ETF Records 2,200% Volume Surge in a Day

A sudden trading volume on VanEck’s HODL product seemed “retail armyish,” one analyst said.

Feb 21, 2024 at 8:05 a.m. UTC

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What Is Blockchain’s Impact on Future Networks? Chris Dixon On How This Affects Us All

Hosts Casey and Warren discuss Dixon’s new book ‘Read, Write, Own’ a very straightforward explanation of the history of the internet and the next phase of networks such as blo...

Feb 21, 2024
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Why the Celestia Team Sees a Future With 10,000 Roll-Ups

Celestia’s co-founder and its COO talk about how their modular blockchain makes it easier for blockchains to scale.

Feb 21, 2024
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The Trio of Crypto Trends: Is It a Meme or Is It Hype? Ethereum Tokens, a Bitcoin Code Resurgence and Airdrop Fever

The hosts dissect three key topics: the inception of DN 404 tokens on Ethereum, the resurgence of the OP_CAT function in Bitcoin, and the ongoing airdrop season in the crypto...

Feb 15, 2024
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Bitcoin Halving, Explained

The last Bitcoin halving took place on May 11, 2020, and the next bitcoin halving will likely occur in April 2024. But what is the halving, how does it affect the price, and w...

Oct 4, 2022
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China Never Completely Banned Crypto

Despite government crackdowns and widespread reports that crypto is outlawed in China, crypto trade is still very much alive. How is that possible?

Feb 5, 2024
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Chris Dixon Talks Techno-Optimism, Permissionless Innovation and the Need for Crypto

The renowned a16z VC talks to Daniel Kuhn about his new book, “Read Write Own: Building the Next Era of the Internet.”

Jan 31, 2024