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First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Sinks Below $23K; South Korea's Bumpy Crypto Path Forward

The prices of the largest cryptocurrency in market value and ether both continued recent losing streaks after late-in-the-day declines.

Aug 19, 2022 at 2:00 a.m. UTC

Crypto Lender Hodlnaut Faces Singapore Police ‘Actions’ and Staggering Job Cuts

The latest firm to freeze crypto withdrawals is engaged in “proceedings” with Singaporean police.

Aug 19, 2022 at 5:32 a.m. UTC

As SEC Leans on Enforcement to Regulate, Crypto Lawyers Study Every Word

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission isn’t volunteering to clarify what makes a crypto token a security, but the agency showed some of its hand in enforcement documents crypto lawyers are studying like scripture.

Aug 18, 2022 at 6:50 p.m. UTC

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Aug 17, 2022 at 12:17 p.m. UTC

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Tell Us What You Know About Crypto and Blockchain Education

For CoinDesk's Best Universities for Blockchain ranking in September, we are seeking opinions and recommendations from professionals, academics and students in the industry. Tell us what you think.

Aug 17, 2022
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After Fed Meeting Minutes, Is the ‘Peak Hawkishness’ Narrative Still On?

Markets are fairly evenly split on whether the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates by 50 basis points or 75bps in September.

Aug 18, 2022
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Crypto News Roundup for Aug. 18, 2022

With bitcoin and ether losing their momentum, plus a look at what happens when music meets DeFi, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.

Aug 18, 2022
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NFTs on Instagram: How to Show Off Your Digital Collectibles

Instagram’s NFT integration allows select users to share their digital collectibles and verify ownership.

Aug 18, 2022
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Who You Really Are: A Conversation About Pseudonymity With Default Friend at Consensus

The internet phenomenon and historian talks to CoinDesk at Consensus.

Jun 11, 2022

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Ripple Unveils Crypto On-Demand Liquidity Service in Brazil

Ripple is teaming up with the digital bank Travelex to introduce the product, which will initially allow transactions between Brazil and Mexico.

Aug 18, 2022
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Protocolo blockchain Algorand lidera ronda de inversión de $22M en compañía de tokenización Koibanx

Los fondos serán utilizados por la compañía latinoamericana para expandir infraestructura y construir rieles de pago.

Aug 18, 2022
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New Galaxy Crypto Fund on Path to Raise $100 Million by Year End

Galaxy Digital recently launched its liquid alpha fund and is on the fundraising track now.

Aug 18, 2022
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Blockchain Protocol Algorand Leads $22M Investment Round in Tokenization Firm Koibanx

The funds will be used by the Latin American firm to expand blockchain infrastructure and build payment rails.

Aug 18, 2022