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BitForex Website Goes Dark Amid Reported $57M Outflow

The exchange's CEO stepped down in January.

Feb 26, 2024 at 12:28 p.m. UTC

Tornado Cash Reportedly Suffers Backend Exploit, User Deposits at Risk

The exploit has the function to steal deposit data and deposited funds.

Feb 26, 2024 at 3:08 p.m. UTC

Michael Saylor's MicroStrategy Purchased an Additional 3K BTC, Now Holds $10B Worth

The company now has about a $3.8 billion in unrealized profit on its bitcoin stash.

Feb 26, 2024 at 1:37 p.m. UTC

Early Uniswap Whale Sold $1M Worth of UNI as Price Surged

The wallet in question still holds $10.6 million worth of UNI tokens.

Feb 26, 2024 at 3:06 p.m. UTC

Avail, an Ethereum Data Network to Rival Celestia, Raises $27M In Seed Round

The funds will be used to build out its three core products, "Avail DA," "Nexus" and "Fusion Security."

Feb 26, 2024 at 1:45 p.m. UTC

Bitcoin Indicator Suggests Potential for Leverage Washout

A ratio related to bitcoin futures and the volatility of options has more than doubled this year, signaling outsized levels of leverage and speculation.

Feb 26, 2024 at 8:32 a.m. UTC

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Unchained Wide

Stacks’ Muneeb Ali On Why Bitcoin Is Exciting Once Again

Stacks' co-creator Muneeb Ali says that this is the most exciting time to build on Bitcoin.

Feb 23, 2024
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What Is Blockchain’s Impact on Future Networks? Chris Dixon On How This Affects Us All

Hosts Casey and Warren discuss Dixon’s new book ‘Read, Write, Own’ a very straightforward explanation of the history of the internet and the next phase of networks such as blo...

Feb 21, 2024
The Protocol Wide

Are We Ready for the Speculative Frenzy? Airdrop Controversies, Smart Contracts, and Liquid Restaking Critiques CEO Mike Silagadze joins as Guest Host to discuss the controversies and issues surrounding the Starknet airdrop, the phased rollout of Soroban smart contracts on the...

Feb 22, 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

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




FSB identifies crypto, tokenization and AI as priorities ahead of G20 meeting. (Benjamin Child/ Unsplash)

Crypto, Tokenization, AI Are Priorities for Monitoring, FSB Says Ahead of G20 Meeting

The Financial Stability Board plans to publish a status report on its crypto roadmap and a report on the financial stability implications of tokenization.

Feb 26, 2024
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Looking at Kraken's Motion to Dismiss an SEC Lawsuit

There's some familiar arguments, and they all point to one conclusion: This is going to take a while.

Feb 23, 2024
Federal officials announced the various actions against Binance last November. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

Judge Signs Off on Binance's $4.3B Plea Deal With U.S. Prosecutors

Binance pleaded guilty to violating sanctions and anti-money laundering laws last year.

Feb 23, 2024
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Craig Wright Admits to Editing Bitcoin White Paper Presented in COPA Trial

COPA's trial to find out whether or not Craig Wright is the pseudonymous creator of bitcoin Satoshi Nakamoto has completed its third week.

Feb 23, 2024
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Trump: Bitcoin Has Taken on 'a Life of Its Own,' Will Probably Need Some Regulation

The former U.S. president had previously said he was "not a fan" of cryptocurrencies and called central bank digital currencies dangerous, vowing not to allow them if elected....

Feb 23, 2024
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Texas Blockchain Council, Riot Platforms Sue Dept. of Energy, OMB Over 'Emergency' Survey

If the court does not intervene, the companies will be "immediately and irreparably harmed," the filing said.

Feb 23, 2024