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There Are Many Bitcoin Critics Left in Finance, Despite BlackRock's Newfound Love

At a recent gathering of investors in Miami, skepticism remained high even after finance titan BlackRock's shift toward touting the original cryptocurrency.

Apr 15, 2024 at 7:40 p.m. UTC
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Taking Phemex COO’s Pulse after the launch of PhemexPulse

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Mar 30, 2024 at 3:26 p.m. UTC
Ether, Altcoins Remain Under Pressure Following Volatile Weekend

Bitcoin has also given up some of its early Monday bounce, returning down to the $64,000 level.

Apr 15, 2024 at 5:23 p.m. UTC
Elizabeth Warren Demands U.S. CFTC Chair Explain His Chats With SBF

CFTC chief Rostin Behnam previously disclosed there were meetings and messages with FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried, but he hasn't granted another senator's call to see all the record...

Apr 15, 2024 at 7:33 p.m. UTC
Bitcoin Halving Has Crypto Miners Racing for 'Epic Sat' Potentially Worth Millions

Bitcoin's once-every-four-years "halving" this week may be very different from those of earlier epochs, typically ho-hum affairs. Now, an intense competition is underway to mi...

Apr 15, 2024 at 7:00 a.m. UTC
Meme-Coin, AI Tokens Lead Gains After Bitcoin Drop Causes $2B in Weekend Liquidations

One analyst firm said over $13 billion in open interest was wiped out as $1.5 billion in bullish bets were liquidated.

Apr 15, 2024 at 11:48 a.m. UTC
Free Money? Polymarket Bet Pays 8.7% if China Doesn't Invade Taiwan

Betting against an invasion on the prediction market may yield almost 7x as much as Taiwan government bonds. Plus: Mideast turmoil barely changes U.S. presidential odds.

Apr 15, 2024 at 1:44 p.m. UTC

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Gary Gensler’s Case Against Uniswap: Does the SEC Even Stand a Chance?

Amanda Tuminelli dives deep into the SEC's confrontation with Uniswap, examining the implications for the entire DeFi sector.

Apr 12, 2024
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Are Mining Pools Political Targets?

Politicians are taking aim at mining pools, but pool operators aren't making it any easier by allowing for various transaction types on-chain. All this and more in this week’s...

Apr 12, 2024
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Rootstock | Bringing the Ethereum Virtual Machine to Bitcoin

Rootstock Chief Scientist, Sergio Demian Lerner, regards the upcoming Bitcoin halving is a moment of celebration for the community and highlights the importance of transaction...

Apr 12, 2024
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CoinDesk Indices presents notable data insights from the week, followed by additional analysis from an industry expert.

Apr 12, 2024
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Texas Takedown: Nic Carter and David Hoffman Square Off for Karate Combat at Consensus

The influencers, representing Bitcoin and Ethereum, will enter the pit at the Consensus festival May 30, 2024. Fyre Festival’s Billy McFarland is also on the fight card.

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The Rise of the Ownership Economy With Sandy Kaul

Franklin Templeton SVP Sandy Kaul shares how to transform the financial industry and democratize access to alternative investments by empowering individuals to benefit from th...

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