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Binance Executive Jailed in Nigeria is Suspected of Having Malaria, Family Says

“Despite a court order from Justice Emeka Nwite issued on Thursday, May 23, Tigran Gabaryan has still not been moved to hospital from Kuje prison,” a family spokesperson for...

May 28, 2024 at 6:28 p.m. UTC
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How Radix is Gamifying DeFi Participation with Token Trek

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May 23, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. UTC
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...

May 28, 2024 at 4:02 p.m. UTC
Former FTX Executive Ryan Salame Sentenced to 7.5 Years in Prison

Salame's lawyers had asked for 18 months.

May 28, 2024 at 4:14 p.m. UTC
Riot Plans Hostile Takeover of Bitfarms; Proposes $2.30 Per Share

Riot privately offered its proposal last month, with Bitfarms rejecting it.

May 28, 2024 at 2:26 p.m. UTC
Crypto Lending Firm Maple Finance Unveils Syrup Yield Platform and Rewards Token

Maple’s Syrup promises users yields of 15% by depositing Circle’s USDC stablecoin into the platform.

May 28, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. UTC
Bitcoin and Ether ETF Markets Expected to Grow to $450B: Bernstein

Crypto ETFs could see over $100 billion of inflows in the next two years, the report said.

May 28, 2024 at 12:07 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...

May 28, 2024
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A Financial Professional's Guide to Consensus 2024

The panels you don't want to miss.

May 22, 2024
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Your Afterhours Guide to Consensus 2024, Tuesday Night

Here are the cool things to do on the evening before the first day of CoinDesk's flagship conference.

May 21, 2024
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A Venture Capitalist's Guide to Consensus 2024

The must see panels for anyone investing in the blockchain industry.

May 22, 2024
Cosmos co-founder and Informal Systems CEO Ethan Buchman is scheduled to speak on the "bitcoinization of Cosmos" at Consensus 2024. (Bradley Keoun)

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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Policymakers Are Back at Consensus 2024

CoinDesk's annual confab is back. I'll be hosting the policy summit, and here's what to expect.

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Tigran Gambaryan, Binance's head of crime compliance (Shutterstock/Consensus)

Binance Executive Jailed in Nigeria is Suspected of Having Malaria, Family Says

“Despite a court order from Justice Emeka Nwite issued on Thursday, May 23, Tigran Gabaryan has still not been moved to hospital from Kuje prison,” a family spokesperson for...

May 28, 2024
Ryan Salame leaving a New York courthouse on Sept. 7, 2023. (Sam Kessler/CoinDesk)

Former FTX Executive Ryan Salame Sentenced to 7.5 Years in Prison

Salame's lawyers had asked for 18 months.

May 28, 2024
U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

Consensus 2024 Week: The House Passed a Market Structure Bill

The House of Representatives passed a crypto market structure bill in an interesting first for the legislature.

May 28, 2024
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Hong Kong Will Inspect Offices of Crypto Platforms as Important Compliance Deadline Looms

Hong Kong's push to be seen as a major crypto hub could come under scrutiny if several or some of the 18 applicants for a license don't move past this important deadline.

May 28, 2024
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One-Third of U.S. Voters Say They'll Weigh Candidates' Crypto Views Before Voting: Poll

A Harris Poll glimpse of voters' crypto views – paid for by bitcoin ETF issuer Grayscale – shows increasing interest, and 77% think a U.S. presidential candidate should know c...

May 28, 2024
Trump arrives at his NFT gala at Mar-a-Lago in May 2024 (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

Trump Widens Lead Over With Biden (on Polymarket and PredictIt) After Courting Crypto Vote

Plus: how much longshot money was made betting on the SEC approving an Ethereum ETF?

May 27, 2024