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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 at 4:35 a.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
Ether ETFs See $107M Inflows on Day One as Trading Volume Tops $1B

Daily cumulative net inflow hit $106.78 million, with most ETFs in the green on the first day of trading.

Jul 23, 2024 at 9:06 p.m. UTC
Bitcoin Rewards App Fold Eyes Nasdaq Listing Via $365M SPAC Deal

The post-transaction entity will also have more than 1,000 BTC ($67 million) on its balance sheet

Jul 24, 2024 at 3:01 p.m. UTC
Bitcoin ETFs Break Inflow Streak as Traders Look to Trump’s Nashville Appearance for Volatility

Bitwise’s BITB led with $70 million in net outflows, followed by Ark’s ARKB at $52 million and Grayscale’s GBTC at $27 million.

Jul 24, 2024 at 9:22 a.m. UTC
The Protocol: Ethereum ETFs Aren't Blockchain, but Buyers Ape In

As Bitcoiners descend on Nashville for a big annual conference, we're covering robust demand for new Ethereum spot exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and recapping the $230 million...

Jul 24, 2024 at 4:43 p.m. UTC
Bitcoin Bulls Beware as 'Doctor Copper' Slides Against Gold

"Doctor copper" is losing ground against safe haven gold, signaling economic weakness and risk aversion on the horizon.

Jul 24, 2024 at 7:13 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
Mike Novogratz, Galaxy founder and CEO, discusses the practical changes that would follow Democratic support of crypto. (CoinDesk/Shutterstock/Suzanne Cordiero)

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
Indian President Droupadi Murmu (fourth from right), Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (third from right), Minister of State for Finance Pankaj Chaudhary (fifth from right) before the budget presentation. (DD News)

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