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The State of Staking: 5 Takeaways a Year After Ethereum's Merge

Ethereum’s switch to proof-of-stake fixed some problems, like environmental damage linked to PoW mining. But it raised new issues, including worries about centralization, MEV and censorship, say Margaux Nijkerk and Sam Kessler.

Sep 25, 2023 at 10:12 a.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

Australian Man Who Spent $6.7M Erroneous Refund Faces Theft Charges, Guardian Reports

Jatinder Singh and his partner bought four houses, cars, artwork and other luxurious items with money they received due to an accounting error by, according to the Guardian.

Sep 25, 2023 at 4:09 p.m. UTC

Coinbase Successfully Registers With Spain's Central Bank

The registration compels the firm to comply with the country's anti-money laundering standards.

Sep 25, 2023 at 4:18 p.m. UTC

Sam Bankman-Fried (Probably) Won’t Get a 115-Year Prison Sentence

The FTX founder will be defending himself against wire fraud and conspiracy charges. Here's what that means.

Sep 25, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. UTC

How to Stake: 7 Strategies When Starting Out

It’s easy to get carried away with staking on PoS networks like Ethereum. But in the long-term, it pays to be cautious. Pick underlying projects with good prospects, don’t over-leverage, and, above all, embrace boredom over quick thrills, says Jeff Wilser.

Sep 25, 2023 at 10:13 a.m. UTC

Optimism Slumps Most Among Crypto Majors Ahead of $30M Token Unlock

The event will release 3% of the OP token’s circulating supply to investors and contributors.

Sep 25, 2023 at 7:59 p.m. UTC

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Why FTX Might Try to Claw Back Funds From Retail Customers

Thomas Braziel, founder of 117 Partners, discusses the chances of FTX winning in court and how it can claw back funds to repay its debts.

Sep 22, 2023
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CBDCs Unleashed: Changing Finance for All!

Exploring the transformative potential of crypto and digital currency integration, and how these innovative technologies are reshaping the landscape of global financial inclusion, offering new avenues for access and empowerment.

Sep 20, 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
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Featured Story | What I Learned Managing a Crypto Fund for Five Years

Crypto funds still need to find a balance between adopting professional Wall Street practices and taking advantage of crypto’s unique opportunities.

Sep 24, 2023
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What I Learned Managing a Crypto Fund for Five Years

Jeff Dorman, chief investment officer at Arca, says crypto funds still need to find a balance between adopting professional Wall Street practices and taking advantage of crypto’s unique opportunities.

Sep 18, 2023
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Protocol Village: OpBNB Says MetaMask Fixed 'Glitch' That Made Gas Prices Look High

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Sep 26, 2023

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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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