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Bitcoin Funding Rates Jump to 100%, Sparking Opportunity for Savvy Traders

One observer said that elevated funding rates offer crypto hedge funds exceptionally attractive arbitrage opportunities.

Feb 27, 2024 at 4:57 a.m. UTC

Uniswap's 38% Advance Leads CoinDesk 20 Gainers Over the Past Week: CoinDesk Indices Chart Pack

Just four cryptos in the index outperformed Bitcoin's 5.2% gain.

Feb 27, 2024 at 9:24 p.m. UTC

MicroStrategy Is a Timely Play on Bitcoin Halving; Initiate at Buy: Benchmark

A price target of $990 is based on the assumption that bitcoin will reach $125,000 by year-end 2025, the report said.

Feb 27, 2024 at 2:55 p.m. UTC

Bitcoin-Focused Payments App Strike Rolls Out Services to Africa

"Many countries on the continent are grappling with high inflation rates and devaluing currencies, making it challenging for people to save and build wealth," the firm said in...

Feb 27, 2024 at 8:45 p.m. UTC

PEPE and WIF Jump 50%, Putting Ethereum and Solana Meme Coins in Focus

The category has gained more than 13% on average in the past 24 hours, CoinGecko data shows.

Feb 27, 2024 at 2:02 p.m. UTC

Days After Ditching Aave, Risk Manager Gauntlet Moves to Rival Lender Morpho

According to Gauntlet, the move offers the potential for more money with greater flexibility.

Feb 27, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. UTC

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The Protocol Wide

Are We Ready for the Speculative Frenzy? Airdrop Controversies, Smart Contracts, and Liquid Restaking Critiques CEO Mike Silagadze joins as Guest Host to discuss the controversies and issues surrounding the Starknet airdrop, the phased rollout of Soroban smart contracts on the...

Feb 22, 2024
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How PubKey Revived Bitcoin Culture in New York City

NYC-based Bitcoin enthusiasts, as well as the crypto-curious, now have a place to nerd out, discuss and learn about Bitcoin.

Feb 22, 2024

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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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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Crypto-Friendly Does Not Mean Crypto-Easy

U.S. crypto regulation has much to learn from Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong. But while these jurisdictions offer legal clarity around digital assets, they also have some of t...

Dec 14, 2023
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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