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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

Simplicity: The Key to CoinEx's User-Centric Experience

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Oct 26, 2023 at 4:43 p.m. UTC

Pro-Blockchain Bill Clears Hurdle in U.S. House

The legislation would tell the U.S. secretary of commerce to officially cheer for domestic blockchain technology, though its path toward becoming a law is uncertain.

Dec 6, 2023 at 9:32 p.m. UTC

Altcoins Heat Up With AVAX and HNT Leading the Way

Money is flowing into more speculative names following bitcoin's big run higher.

Dec 6, 2023 at 5:25 p.m. UTC

JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon and Sen. Elizabeth Warren Team Up to Bash Crypto

The CEO of the powerful Wall Street bank would prefer canceling crypto, though JPMorgan is using intrinsically related blockchain technology to move billions.

Dec 6, 2023 at 7:57 p.m. UTC

Ethereum's 'Censorship' Problem Is Getting Worse

Four of the five biggest "block builders" on Ethereum are excluding transactions sanctioned by the U.S. government, data shows.

Dec 6, 2023 at 4:36 p.m. UTC

Key Metrics Show Crypto Traders Turning to Ether From Bitcoin

Futures and options market metrics suggest traditional finance players and sophisticated market participants may soon rotate money into ether from bitcoin.

Dec 6, 2023 at 8:05 a.m. UTC

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Unchained Wide

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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The Dichotomy of AI: MIT Professor Sandy Pentland Examines Whether It Poses a Threat or Opportunity to Humanity

Is AI older than you think? Exploring AI Governance challenges and solutions from centralization concerns to data ownership and community empowerment.

Dec 1, 2023
The Protocol Wide

Leadership Turmoil Hits Cosmos, ENS and Unstoppable Domains Fuel Tech Ownership Debate and More

Cosmos faces internal leadership challenges, with its founder advocating for a 'hard fork.' Concurrently, the Ethereum Name Service founder contemplates challenging Unstoppabl...

Nov 30, 2023
Scene from Protocol Village at Consensus 2023 in Austin, Texas.

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
Markets Daily Wide

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
Ali Yahya, general partner, a16z.

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