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Europe’s Crypto Industry Wants Staking Clarity as Regulations Loom

The EU and UK may both be contemplating new rules to cover crypto staking — as regulatory action in Switzerland and Singapore offers a cautionary tale.

Sep 28, 2023 at 3:09 p.m. UTC
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Future ‘Shock’? Phemex Probably Won’t Be Even Mildly Surprised

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Sep 20, 2023 at 2:10 p.m. UTC

Sam Bankman-Fried Almost Tweeted About His Depression, Drafts Show

“I don’t really know what ‘happiness’ means”: FTX founder would have defended himself against the internet.

Sep 29, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. UTC

The Most Pressing Issue on Ethereum is Validator Size Growth

If appetite for staking on Ethereum does not slow meaningfully over the next several months, the size of Ethereum’s validator set could become problematic for the blockchain, says Christine Kim, Vice President of Research at Galaxy Digital.

Sep 29, 2023 at 8:47 p.m. UTC

FTX Customers, Investors Will Testify Against Sam Bankman-Fried, DOJ Says

The filings come just a few days before the trial is set to begin.

Sep 30, 2023 at 9:39 p.m. UTC

Bankrupt Crypto Hedge Fund 3AC's Su Zhu Apprehended in Singapore, Liquidator Says

Co-founder of the Three Arrows Capital hedge fund was seized at Changi airport, Teneo said

Sep 29, 2023 at 2:21 p.m. UTC

Sam Bankman-Fried Scoops Help CoinDesk Win a Loeb Award, a Top Journalism Prize

FTX, an industry titan, ended up in bankruptcy court nine days after a November 2022 scoop from CoinDesk’s Ian Allison.

Sep 29, 2023 at 1:11 a.m. UTC

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Sep 27, 2023 at 6:25 p.m. UTC


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Here’s How Sam Bankman-Fried’s High-Stakes Trial Could Play Out

Nik De, CoinDesk's managing editor for global policy and regulation, discusses the importance of jury selection in the trial and how many years Sam Bankman-Fried may face if found guilty.

Sep 29, 2023

SBF TRIAL: 09/29 Update

Latest news from the SBF Trial Newsletter

Sep 29, 2023
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Breaking Down Barriers to Crypto Adoption | Insights from Jan Van Eck and Matt Hougan

A candid conversation with valuable perspectives on the dynamic world of crypto assets and how they have the capacity to transform conventional investment approaches.

Sep 27, 2023
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CoinDesk Market Index Week in Review

CoinDesk Indices presents six notable market movement highlights from last week.

Sep 30, 2023
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Protocol Village: Google Cloud to Serve as Validator for Polygon PoS Network

The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals.

Sep 29, 2023

SBF TRIAL: Inside Sam Bankman-Fried's Trial Defense Episode 4

How Sam Bankman-Fried Gets Acquitted With The Odds Stacked Against Him

Sep 29, 2023

Consensus 2023 Coverage


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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Sam Bankman-Fried, middle, walks into court on Aug. 11, 2023. (Victor Chen/CoinDesk)

FTX Customers, Investors Will Testify Against Sam Bankman-Fried, DOJ Says

The filings come just a few days before the trial is set to begin.

Sep 30, 2023
Sam Bankman-Fried (right) exits a Manhattan courtroom on July 26, 2023. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

DOJ's Proposed Jury Questions 'Risks Tainting' Bankman-Fried's Panel, Defense Says

The DOJ has already objected to some of the defense's proposed jury questions.

Sep 30, 2023
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BlockFi Says It's Taken Major Step Toward Emerging From Bankruptcy

The beleaguered lender’s restructuring plan may soon be finalized, pending a bankruptcy judge’s approval, BlockFi said in a notice to creditors.

Sep 29, 2023