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Taiko, an 'Ethereum-Equivalent ZK Rollup,' Raises $15M

The Taiko project, distinguished for its "based sequencing" architecture, is one of several competing for relevance among a deep field of Ethereum layer-2 networks.

Mar 2, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. UTC

SHIB, WIF Climb 60% as Shorts Lose $50M Betting Against Meme Coins

Pepe (PEPE), the frog-themed meme token on Ethereum, was up as much as 100% to set record highs.

Mar 2, 2024 at 1:55 p.m. UTC

Craig Wright Accuses Critics of Bugging His House, Spoofing Emails to Bring Him Back to Court

Wright returned to the stand in the U.K. COPA trial to defend accusations of forging doctoring emails he’d sent his former lawyers.

Mar 1, 2024 at 4:38 p.m. UTC

Floki Price Surges 100% as Burn Proposal Passes

As reported last week, the burn removes 2% of the tokens from the circulating supply.

Mar 2, 2024 at 1:18 p.m. UTC

U.S. Department of Energy Will Start Comment Period on Miner Survey Proposal

The comment period comes as the result of an agreement after crypto industry participants sued the DOE.

Mar 1, 2024 at 9:03 p.m. UTC

Blast, Hyped Layer-2 Chain, Sees Most Deposits Bridge to Yield Manager

The controversial layer-2 network had taken $2.3 billion in deposits since November as it prepared for launch. What remains is now down to about $350 million, but many of the...

Mar 1, 2024 at 2:17 p.m. UTC

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Bitcoin’s Price Is Way Up. And $48 Trillion in Wealth Just Got Access

Alex Thorn unpacks how ETFs, long-term holders, and the upcoming halving should push Bitcoin’s price to over $100,000 by the end of the year.

Mar 1, 2024
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Jesse Pollak Discusses Base, Optimism, and the Evolving Landscape of Layer 2 Solutions

A Preview to ETH Denver, hosts delve into strategies aimed at democratizing Ethereum accessibility for all attendees, ensuring inclusivity across the community.

Feb 29, 2024
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CoinFunds’ Jake Brukhman On Decentralizing AI

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

Feb 28, 2024
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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.

Feb 22, 2024
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Bitcoin Halving, Explained

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...

Oct 4, 2022
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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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Wall Street Journal Accused of Defamation Over 2023 Tether-Bitfinex Article

Christopher Harborne and his aviation fuel broker AML Global were wrongly accused of "committing fraud, laundering money, and financing terrorists," according to the lawsuit.

Mar 1, 2024
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U.S. Department of Energy Will Start Comment Period on Miner Survey Proposal

The comment period comes as the result of an agreement after crypto industry participants sued the DOE.

Mar 1, 2024
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UK Law Enforcement Will Soon Have More Power to Seize Crypto Assets

The ability to take crypto used for crime, including terrorism, looks poised to take effect on April 26.

Mar 1, 2024
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Indonesia’s Crypto Watchdog Pushes for Friendlier Taxes as Regulatory Overhaul Looms

Local exchanges have previously blamed falling trading volumes on commodities taxes on crypto.

Mar 1, 2024
Craig Wright arrives at a London High Court for the COPA trial on March 1, 2024. (Camomile Shumba/ CoinDesk)

Craig Wright Accuses Critics of Bugging His House, Spoofing Emails to Bring Him Back to Court

Wright returned to the stand in the U.K. COPA trial to defend accusations of forging doctoring emails he’d sent his former lawyers.

Mar 1, 2024
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Nigeria Government Demands $10B From Crypto Exchange Binance: BBC

A spokesperson for the president later denied an amount had been set, People's Gazette reported.

Mar 1, 2024