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U.S. Judge Enters Default Ruling Against Ex-Coinbase Insider, Says Secondary Market Sales Are Securities Transactions

In May 2023, the SEC settled charges with Ishan Wahi and Nikhil Wahi in what it has called the "first-ever insider trading case involving cryptocurrency markets."

Mar 4, 2024 at 5:58 a.m. UTC

Bitcoin Rally Leaves More Than 97% of Addresses in Profit, Blockchain Data Show

Most bitcoin addresses bought coins at prices lower than the going market rate, according to IntoTheBlock.

Mar 4, 2024 at 9:28 a.m. UTC

Bitcoin NFT NodeMonkes Sells for $1M as BTC Inches Toward $69K

Bitcoin-based collections traded more volume than Ethereum collections in the past 24 hours, which shows network adoption as bitcoin prices inch closer to highs.

Mar 4, 2024 at 9:44 a.m. UTC

Shiba Inu Rings Greed Alarm as Bitcoin Eyes Record High

Open interest in SHIB futures has crossed above $100 million, hinting at speculative froth.

Mar 4, 2024 at 6:06 a.m. UTC

Pepecoin Becomes Biggest Meme Coin Gainer as DOGE, SHIB Rally Eases

Meme tokens are seen as a way to bet on the growth of a blockchain, as they are considered more retail-friendly and easier to understand for new investors.

Mar 4, 2024 at 7:59 a.m. UTC

USDR Issuer Tangible Plans to Redeem Itself as a Layer-2 for Real-World Assets

First came the literal redemption for failed stablecoin USDR. Now comes the metaphorical redemption as Tangible changes its name to re.al.

Mar 4, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. UTC

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Bitcoin’s Price Is Way Up. And $48 Trillion in Wealth Just Got Access

Alex Thorn unpacks how ETFs, long-term holders, and the upcoming halving should push Bitcoin’s price to over $100,000 by the end of the year.

Mar 1, 2024
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Jesse Pollak Discusses Base, Optimism, and the Evolving Landscape of Layer 2 Solutions

A Preview to ETH Denver, hosts delve into strategies aimed at democratizing Ethereum accessibility for all attendees, ensuring inclusivity across the community.

Feb 29, 2024
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CoinFunds’ Jake Brukhman On Decentralizing AI

Addressing issues such as bias, data ownership, innovation and trust in order to foster a more inclusive and accessible technological landscape.

Feb 28, 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
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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







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Hong Kong's Markets Regulator Issues Warning Against Crypto Exchange BitForex

On Feb. 23., BitForex went offline after $57 million was reportedly withdrawn from the exchange's hot wallets.

Mar 4, 2024
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U.S. Judge Enters Default Ruling Against Ex-Coinbase Insider, Says Secondary Market Sales Are Securities Transactions

In May 2023, the SEC settled charges with Ishan Wahi and Nikhil Wahi in what it has called the "first-ever insider trading case involving cryptocurrency markets."

Mar 4, 2024
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Wall Street Journal Accused of Defamation Over 2023 Tether-Bitfinex Article

Christopher Harborne and his aviation fuel broker AML Global were wrongly accused of "committing fraud, laundering money, and financing terrorists," according to the lawsuit.

Mar 1, 2024
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U.S. Department of Energy Will Start Comment Period on Miner Survey Proposal

The comment period comes as the result of an agreement after crypto industry participants sued the DOE.

Mar 1, 2024
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UK Law Enforcement Will Soon Have More Power to Seize Crypto Assets

The ability to take crypto used for crime, including terrorism, looks poised to take effect on April 26.

Mar 1, 2024
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Indonesia’s Crypto Watchdog Pushes for Friendlier Taxes as Regulatory Overhaul Looms

Local exchanges have previously blamed falling trading volumes on commodities taxes on crypto.

Mar 1, 2024