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BlackRock Received $100K Seed Funding for Spot Bitcoin ETF

The unknown seed investor agreed to purchase $100,000 shares on October 27, 2023, BlackRock’s latest filing reveals.

Dec 5, 2023 at 6:40 a.m. UTC

DeFi Market Rebounds to $50B as Speculators Hunt for Yield

An uptick across Solana-based protocols coupled with more than $700 million in deposits to Blast has fueled growth of the value locked in decentralized finance.

Dec 5, 2023 at 10:46 a.m. UTC

Coinbase's Rally Still Has Legs, Chart Analyst Says

Shares in the cryptocurrency exchange have rallied nearly 300% this year, and the latest chart pattern suggests further gains could still be in the offing.

Dec 5, 2023 at 8:42 a.m. UTC

Early Ether Investor Moves Nearly $90M ETH to Kraken

Moving to an exchange could suggest the investor is likely to sell the asset for stablecoins or other tokens.

Dec 5, 2023 at 6:46 a.m. UTC

El Salvador's Bitcoin Investment 'In the Black,' Says President Bukele

"We have no intention of selling," Bukele added.

Dec 4, 2023 at 1:03 p.m. UTC

BIGTIME, ORDI Tokens Lead Nearly $250M in Altcoin Liquidations

Altcoins futures took a hit Monday as sudden volatility liquidated both longs and shorts, causing unusually high liquidations on some lesser-known tokens.

Dec 5, 2023 at 7:58 a.m. UTC

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The Dichotomy of AI: MIT Professor Sandy Pentland Examines Whether It Poses a Threat or Opportunity to Humanity

Is AI older than you think? Exploring AI Governance challenges and solutions from centralization concerns to data ownership and community empowerment.

Dec 1, 2023
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Why Presidential Candidate Vivek Ramaswamy Is So Pro-Crypto

The GOP presidential candidate also talks about how pegging the dollar to a basket of commodities that could eventually include Bitcoin would help the U.S. economy, and why he...

Dec 1, 2023
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Leadership Turmoil Hits Cosmos, ENS and Unstoppable Domains Fuel Tech Ownership Debate and More

Cosmos faces internal leadership challenges, with its founder advocating for a 'hard fork.' Concurrently, the Ethereum Name Service founder contemplates challenging Unstoppabl...

Nov 30, 2023
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Protocol Village: ARPA's Random Number Generator Launches on Base

The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of Nov. 23-29, with live updates throughout.

Nov 30, 2023
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Featured Story | Bitcoin and the Changing Definition of 'Safety'

When supposedly safe investments like bonds and stocks underperform, what does that mean for our view of apparently risky investments like bitcoin? Noelle Acheson offers her t...

Nov 26, 2023
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Ali Yahya, Andreessen Horowitz: 'Many Fair Weather VCs Have Pivoted'

A16z’s general partner tells Jeff Wilser why the blue-chip venture fund is "100% committed on crypto as a space."

Nov 20, 2023