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Introducing Most Influential 2023

How CoinDesk chose 50 people who defined the year in crypto.

Dec 4, 2023 at 5:21 p.m. UTC

This Bitcoin Rally Feels Different. FOMO and YOLO Seem to Be Back

BTC just touched $45,000 days after topping $40,000 for the first time since early last year – and crypto-skeptics are taking another look.

Dec 6, 2023 at 1:03 a.m. UTC

BlackRock, Bitwise File Updated Applications for Spot Bitcoin ETF

BlackRock’s amended filing included clarifications on topics such as the Trust’s structure and potential regulatory impacts on it.

Dec 5, 2023 at 4:55 p.m. UTC

Elon Musk-Backed X.AI Files With SEC to Raise Up to $1B in Equity Offering

The filing says the company has already sold $134.7 million of the securities.

Dec 5, 2023 at 7:11 p.m. UTC

Fresh Money Flows to Crypto as Stablecoin Market Expands After 18-Month Downtrend

Tether's USDT added $7 billion to its market cap since September, a sign of capital entering the crypto market, Matrixport noted.

Dec 5, 2023 at 9:20 p.m. UTC

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

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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
The Protocol Wide

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
Scene from Protocol Village at Consensus 2023 in Austin, Texas.

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
Ali Yahya, general partner, a16z.

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
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has been poised to propose major tax rules for crypto. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

The IRS Is Making Crypto Compliance Impossible

The 6045 digital asset broker regulations are likely to greatly increase the cost of filing your crypto taxes, says Kirk David Phillips, CPA.

Nov 13, 2023