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U.S. Treasury Isn’t Trying to Ban Crypto Mixers, Top Official Says

FinCEN’s 2023 proposal to require crypto companies to report transactions that involved mixing is about transparency, not banning mixers, said Brian Nelson, U.S. Treasury unde...

May 29, 2024 at 10:41 p.m. UTC
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May 23, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. UTC
Cathie Wood Says Ether ETF Filings Were Approved Because Crypto Is an Election Issue

Wood said the proposed ether ETFs weren't approved in a regular way.

May 29, 2024 at 5:41 p.m. UTC
Trader Buys 2M Dogecoin Call Options as Meme Coin Market Heats Up

The options will expire on June 14 and have a strike price of $0.22 or about 31% higher than the current price.

May 29, 2024 at 3:13 p.m. UTC
U.S. Lawmaker at Center of Crypto Negotiation Predicts Digital Assets Law by Next Year

Rep. Patrick McHenry – the chief GOP negotiator on crypto legislation – said future policy is now assured by a major bipartisan showing for his effort in the House of Represen...

May 29, 2024 at 10:55 p.m. UTC
Fetch.ai, SingularityNET, Ocean Protocol Set Date for Artificial Superintelligence Alliance Token Merger

The three AI platforms will complete the token merger on June 13, and FET will be renamed ASI two days before.

May 29, 2024 at 2:17 p.m. UTC
PayPal Makes Retail Stablecoin Play with PYUSD on Solana

The asset comes with Token Extensions that give it compliance superpowers.

May 29, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. UTC

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Consensus 2024: A Guide to Everything You Don't Want to Miss

600 speakers. 300 sessions. Pitchfest. Hackathon. Karate. Hundreds of side events. There's a lot going at this year's festival. Here are some highlights from across the stages...

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What to Expect at Consensus 2024: Spotlight on Blockchain Tech

The three-day conference (May 29-31) features a host of big-name speakers from the realm of blockchain tech, including Sergey Nazarov, Casey Rodarmor, Joe Lubin, Emin Gün Sire...

May 20, 2024
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Rep. Patrick McHenry told a Consensus 2024 audience that crypto law is inevitable by next year. (Shutterstock/CoinDesk/Suzanne Cordiero)

U.S. Lawmaker at Center of Crypto Negotiation Predicts Digital Assets Law by Next Year

Rep. Patrick McHenry – the chief GOP negotiator on crypto legislation – said future policy is now assured by a major bipartisan showing for his effort in the House of Represen...

May 29, 2024
Brian Nelson, U.S. Treasury Under Secretary, Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, U.S. Department of the Treasury, at Consensus 2024. (CoinDesk/Shutterstock)

U.S. Treasury Isn’t Trying to Ban Crypto Mixers, Top Official Says

FinCEN’s 2023 proposal to require crypto companies to report transactions that involved mixing is about transparency, not banning mixers, said Brian Nelson, U.S. Treasury unde...

May 29, 2024
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U.S. Treasury Describes NFTs as 'Highly Susceptible to Use in Fraud and Scams'

"Illicit actors can use NFTs to launder proceeds from predicate crimes, often in combination with other methods to obfuscate the illicit source of proceeds of crime," the Tre...

May 29, 2024
Tom Emmer, Majority Whip of U.S. House of Representatives speaks at Consensus 2024. (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)

U.S. House's Emmer Says Best Hope For Crypto Legislation Is Year-End Session

The Republican majority whip, Rep. Tom Emmer, suggested headwinds for a major crypto bill in this waning session, with a best shot in the so-called lame-duck session after the...

May 29, 2024
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Gemini Announces Full Recovery of Earn Users' Digital Assets

In-kind recovery of Gemini Earn users' funds means they'll get 232% of the value of their assets back.

May 29, 2024
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Israel to Start Digital Shekel Challenge to Develop Payment Use Cases

The Bank of Israel has not decided on issuing a digital shekel, even as it continues its yearslong effort to explore its issuance.

May 29, 2024