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How Ethereum Staking Stacks Up in the Proof-of-Stake Landscape

A victim of its own success? The rising number of validators on Ethereum is driving staking rewards down, according to CoinDesk Indices data. But other chains are weak competition, accounting for token supply inflation and real yields.

Sep 27, 2023 at 6:06 p.m. UTC
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Bitget Shapes the Crypto Future with Young talent

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Aug 30, 2023 at 7:53 p.m. UTC

Bitcoin Slides Back Towards $26K as Surging Interest Rates Trigger Macro Jitters

The U.S. 10-year Treasury yield rose another nine basis points Wednesday to a new 16-year high of 4.63%.

Sep 27, 2023 at 6:14 p.m. UTC

U.S. Department of Justice Opposes Sam Bankman-Fried's Latest Move for 'Temporary Release'

The FTX founder's defense team asked for Bankman-Fried to be released into his attorneys' custody during the trial.

Sep 27, 2023 at 8:25 p.m. UTC

Binance Sells Russian Unit to Day-Old CommEX, Exits Country

Binance is set to fully exit the country with the sale and will have no ongoing revenue split, it said Wednesday.

Sep 27, 2023 at 8:25 a.m. UTC

SEC Begins Consideration of Franklin, Hashdex Crypto ETFs, Delays Decision on VanEck, ARK Ether ETFs

SEC recently extended deadlines for ARK, GlobalX spot bitcoin ETFs due to a looming government shutdown.

Sep 27, 2023 at 8:14 p.m. UTC

EigenLayer’s Sreeram Kannan on the Hot (and Risky) Ethereum Trend of ‘Restaking’

In an exclusive interview, Sreeram Kannan, the founder of EigenLayer and a pioneer behind restaking, discusses his project's goals as a new landscape for restaking emerges.

Sep 27, 2023 at 3:10 p.m. UTC

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Breaking Down Barriers to Crypto Adoption | Insights from Jan Van Eck and Matt Hougan

A candid conversation with valuable perspectives on the dynamic world of crypto assets and how they have the capacity to transform conventional investment approaches.

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Why All 10,000 OnChainMonkey NFTs Will Move From Ethereum to Bitcoin

Danny Yang and Bill Tai, cofounders of Metagood and creators of OnChainMonkey, discuss why they will migrate their 10K NFT collection from Ethereum to Bitcoin and what might be in store for Ordinals.

Sep 27, 2023
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Protocol Village: Chainlink's CCIP Goes Live on Coinbase's Base Blockchain

The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals.

Sep 27, 2023
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Is Crypto-AI Really a Match Made in Heaven?

There’s lots of talk these days about how blockchains can make AI safe for human consumption. But is the idea, widely touted in the crypto community, workable in practice? Jeff Wilser takes a critical look.

Sep 21, 2023

Consensus 2023 Coverage


Wrapping Up Consensus 2023

Missed Consensus 2023? Catch up on some of the most important conversations here.
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Edward Snowden: Researchers Should Train AI to Be ‘Better Than Us’
The former NSA whistleblower shared his hopes that AI’s intelligence could exceed that of humans and ultimately benefit humanity, despite fears the technology could be co-opted by bad actors. 
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5 Consensus 2023 Takeaways
CoinDesk editorial team members convened to share their insights on the pivotal topics that will influence the future direction of the crypto industry.
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U.S. House Will Have Crypto Bill in 2 Months: Rep. McHenry
Rep. Patrick McHenry said the House Financial Services Committee and the Agriculture panel will meet jointly in May as they work on crypto legislation.
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