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Ethereum ETFs Approved by SEC, Bringing Popular Funds to Second-Largest Cryptocurrency

Issuers received approval for their latest S-1 filings, which means that the funds could begin trading as early as Tuesday.

Jul 22, 2024 at 8:52 p.m. UTC
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Jul 17, 2024 at 4:30 p.m. UTC
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 at 7:08 a.m. UTC
Avail, Long-Awaited Blockchain Project for 'Data Availability,' Launches Main Network

The project, spun out of Polygon in 2023, has raised $75 million of funding and claims unique technologies as a provider of "data availability," or DA – the speciality of stor...

Jul 23, 2024 at 8:00 a.m. UTC
BlackRock's Spot Bitcoin ETF Draws $526M in Net Inflows

BTC failed to take out key price resistance despite huge inflows into BlackRock's IBIT.

Jul 23, 2024 at 6:12 a.m. UTC
Biden's Exit Spurs Record $28M Daily Volume on Polymarket as Election Enters Uncharted Territory

Bets on the U.S. presidential election winner rocketed past $300 million, while the punters have put $200 million in a market for the potential Democrat's nominee and $10 mill...

Jul 22, 2024 at 2:42 p.m. UTC
BlockFi Administrator Submits Plan in Court to Make Customers Whole

The plan administrator revealed that a significant transaction had been closed which would enable a near-term final distribution of 100% for all eligible claims.

Jul 23, 2024 at 5:56 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
Joe Lubin, founder and CEO of Consensys, discusses Ethereum's political prospects. (Shutterstock/CoinDesk/Suzanne Cordiero)

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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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
BlockFi held a bankruptcy hearing Monday (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

BlockFi Administrator Submits Plan in Court to Make Customers Whole

The plan administrator revealed that a significant transaction had been closed which would enable a near-term final distribution of 100% for all eligible claims.

Jul 23, 2024
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a narrow bill to address crypto use in illicit finance. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

U.S. House Passes Crypto Illicit Finance Bill That's Likely to be Rebuffed in Senate

The legislation would set up a federal group to assess crypto in terrorism and illicit finance and make recommendations for heading it off, but the bill isn't expected to clea...

Jul 22, 2024
The SEC just gave final approval to ether ETFs. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

Ethereum ETFs Approved by SEC, Bringing Popular Funds to Second-Largest Cryptocurrency

Issuers received approval for their latest S-1 filings, which means that the funds could begin trading as early as Tuesday.

Jul 22, 2024
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (center) (Indian Ministry of Finance)

India Unlikely to See Crypto Tax Reduction in Tuesday's Budget

An unexpected election result and last week's $230 million hack of crypto exchange WazirX appear to have dented any hopes of a reduction in the tax.

Jul 22, 2024