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Bitcoin Suddenly Plummets 7% After Hitting $64K, Triggering Over $600M Crypto Liquidations

The world's largest crypto soared to $64,000 Wednesday before quickly reversing to $59,000, CoinDesk data shows.

Feb 28, 2024 at 6:08 p.m. UTC

Amid Ferocious Bitcoin Rally, a Coinbase Snafu Shows $0 Balances for Customers

Multiple users of Coinbase's U.S. platform said on Wednesday that their account balances were wiped out.

Feb 28, 2024 at 5:54 p.m. UTC

Winklevoss Twins' Gemini Promises to Return $1.1B to Earn Customers

The pact is tied to the bankruptcy of Genesis Global Capital, Gemini's partner for its Earn program.

Feb 28, 2024 at 9:38 p.m. UTC

Bitcoin Miner Marathon's Shares Outperform Peers Ahead of Possible 'Strong' Earnings Report

The miner is expected to report a "strong acceleration in Q/Q revenue growth" due to the rally in bitcoin prices, a Jefferies analyst said.

Feb 28, 2024 at 4:36 p.m. UTC

U.S. Government Crypto Wallets Transfer Nearly $1B of Bitcoin Seized From Bitfinex Hacker

Wallets containing bitcoin seized by the U.S. government in the notorious Bitfinex hack – later leading to guilty pleas for Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather "Razzlekhan" Morgan –...

Feb 28, 2024 at 8:31 p.m. UTC

Coinbase Adds 2 Software Programs for Ethereum Staking, to Reduce Concentration Risks

The publicly traded U.S. crypto exchange said it would add support for the additional Ethereum "clients" – computer programs used to access and run the distributed network – t...

Feb 28, 2024 at 5:54 p.m. UTC

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Addressing issues such as bias, data ownership, innovation and trust in order to foster a more inclusive and accessible technological landscape.

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He’s formed a new group, the Security Alliance, to improve the overall security posture of the crypto community.

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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.

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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...

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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