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Bitcoin Slips to Near $65K as Mt. Gox Creditors Receive Assets on Kraken

Bitcoin cash led with a 7% decline, while Solana's SOL, Ripple's XRP and Cardano's ADA also dropped 4%-5% as the news of the Mt. Gox distribution weighed on sentiment.

Jul 23, 2024 at 8:33 p.m. UTC
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Being Compliant is the Key: Understanding the Growth of Fastex

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Jul 17, 2024 at 4:30 p.m. UTC
Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary on Crypto Investing, Ether ETFs and Gary Gensler

"What I saw with Gensler was consistency. I watched him getting absolutely fried like a chicken in front of the Senate and he held his ground. He was consistent. He never vari...

Jul 23, 2024 at 7:23 p.m. UTC
DeFi Giant dYdX Says Its v3 Platform Is Compromised – Just as It's Reportedly Up for Sale

News of the problem emerged just as Bloomberg reported dYdX v3 is for sale.

Jul 23, 2024 at 4:20 p.m. UTC
Avail, Long-Awaited 'Data Availability' Blockchain Project, Launches Main Network

The project, spun out of Polygon in 2023, has raised $75 million of funding and claims unique technologies as a provider of "data availability," or DA – the speciality of stor...

Jul 23, 2024 at 8:00 a.m. UTC
Coinbase Upgraded to Buy From Neutral on Improving Regulatory Risk: Citi

The Wall Street bank increased its price target on the crypto exchange’s shares to $345 from $260.

Jul 23, 2024 at 11:31 a.m. UTC
India Keeps Controversial Crypto Tax Rules Unchanged, Finance Minister's Budget Speech

The budget is the first since Prime Minister Narendra Modi was elected for a third straight term.

Jul 23, 2024 at 7:08 a.m. UTC

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Why Decentralized AI Is Gaining Steam

A year ago, “Crypto+AI” sounded like a game of “VC mad libs.” Now, as real-world applications begin to emerge, the idea makes much more sense. Jeff Wilser, who is hosting the...

May 23, 2024
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Crypto Is a Core American Issue, Consensys’ Joe Lubin Says

The Ethereum co-founder discusses why his firm decided to sue the SEC on stage at Consensus 2024.

May 29, 2024
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DePIN Can Rebuild the Grid From the Bottom Up

As the U.S. electricity grid struggles with wide scale outages, crypto-powered demand response programs can save customers billions. These decentralized generative energy netw...

Jun 28, 2024
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Meet Mike Novogratz, the Political Commentator

In an interview at Consensus 2024, the Galaxy Digital CEO was asked about a plethora of regulatory and legislative issues affecting crypto.

May 31, 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
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Everyone at Consensus 2024 Is Talking About Biden’s Crypto Flip Flop. Is He for Real?

Attendees are cautiously optimistic about apparent regulatory and legislative changes, though not everyone is convinced.

May 30, 2024



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What Does Kamala Harris' (Presumptive) Nomination Mean for Crypto This Election?

There has definitely been a vibe shift in the 2024 race, but it's unclear how crypto fits into that.

Jul 24, 2024
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Hex Trust Receives In-Principle Approval from Singapore's MAS For Major Payment Institution License

The Major Payment Institution license would allow for the company to offer regulated Digital Payment Token services, such as custody.

Jul 24, 2024
Coinbase has narrowed its attempt to seek the private communications of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

Coinbase Narrows Demand for SEC Chair Gensler's Crypto Messages

In its court battle with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the crypto exchange is seeking internal messages from Gensler and others, but not from his pre-SEC days.

Jul 23, 2024
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2 Promoters of Forcount Crypto Ponzi Scheme Plead Guilty to Wire Fraud Conspiracy

Promoters of the Brazil-based crypto scam stole a collective $8.4 million from Spanish-speaking investors around the world.

Jul 23, 2024
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Crypto Exchange Gate.io Exits Japan

"As one of the world's leading cryptocurrency exchanges, we strive to comply with financial regulations in all regions in which we operate," a blog on Gate.io said.

Jul 23, 2024
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India Keeps Controversial Crypto Tax Rules Unchanged, Finance Minister's Budget Speech

The budget is the first since Prime Minister Narendra Modi was elected for a third straight term.

Jul 23, 2024