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Introducing Most Influential 2023

How CoinDesk chose 50 people who defined the year in crypto.

Dec 4, 2023 at 5:21 p.m. UTC
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Bitget Asks: What’s in Your (Crypto) Wallet?

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Nov 27, 2023 at 9:11 p.m. UTC

El Salvador Could Rake In $1B Bitcoin Investment per Year With New ‘Freedom VISA’

The country’s treasury owns just over 2,700 bitcoin (BTC), which has yielded over $3 million in unrealized profit so far.

Dec 8, 2023 at 8:46 a.m. UTC

India Won't See Crypto or Web3 Bill for Another 18 Months, Senior Lawmaker Tells CoinDesk

"Many important countries, whether it's the US, the UK, India, are going in for elections and so, I'm not sure in 2024 the standards will develop," Sinha said.

Dec 7, 2023 at 8:50 a.m. UTC

Bipartisan Anti-Crypto Terror Financing Bill Heads to U.S. Senate

Legislation will crack down on terrorist organizations like Hamas by applying sanctions to foreign parties that facilitate financial transactions with terrorists.

Dec 8, 2023 at 9:05 a.m. UTC

Solana Protocol Kamino Eyes Airdrop Following Jito Token Launch

Solana's SOL token has more than tripled since mid-October as DeFi traders return to the ecosystem's on-chain trading, borrowing, lending and yield-generating projects, most n...

Dec 7, 2023 at 10:24 p.m. UTC

LayerZero Confirms Airdrop Plans, Boosting Some Ecosystem Projects

As of Friday, LayerZero has not outright mentioned how it intends to reward users for using its network.

Dec 8, 2023 at 8:20 a.m. UTC

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OpenAI is Now Closed and Jamie Dimon Continues his Familiar Critique of Crypto

Market reactions, regulatory realities, political perspectives, and AI's rise in a comprehensive overview with a focus on Bitcoin's price reaching over 44,000.

Dec 8, 2023
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Ethereum's Whispered Woes and Crypto's Influencers—For Better or Worse?

A censorship issue plagues blockchains, notably within the Ethereum network, where 72% of blocks are crafted by validators filtering transactions linked to a sanctioned progra...

Dec 7, 2023
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Anatoly Yakovenko on Solana’s Astounding Recovery and Its Future Plans

Things looked bleak for Solana after the collapse of FTX. Anatoly Yakovenko explains how the blockchain rebounded so successfully that SOL became the best performing top crypt...

Dec 6, 2023
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Protocol Village: ARPA's Random Number Generator Launches on Base

The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of Nov. 23-29, with live updates throughout.

Nov 30, 2023
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Featured Story | Bitcoin and the Changing Definition of 'Safety'

When supposedly safe investments like bonds and stocks underperform, what does that mean for our view of apparently risky investments like bitcoin? Noelle Acheson offers her t...

Nov 26, 2023
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Ali Yahya, Andreessen Horowitz: 'Many Fair Weather VCs Have Pivoted'

A16z’s general partner tells Jeff Wilser why the blue-chip venture fund is "100% committed on crypto as a space."

Nov 20, 2023