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Bitcoin is trading above $23,500 after breaking through $24,000 in the early hours. NewEdge Wealth Senior Portfolio Manager Ben Emons joins the conversation after the Federal Reserve's latest interest rate decision. Also, Hodder Law Firm Founder and Managing Partner Sasha Hodder discusses the latest in FTX's bankruptcy proceedings. And Nostr, a startup decentralized social network, got its Twitter-like Damus application listed on Apple's App Store.

First Mover Americas: Network Update Lifts AVAX

The latest price moves in crypto markets in context for Feb. 2, 2023.

Feb 2, 2023 at 1:49 p.m. UTC

Amazon Looking to Hire Web3 Staff for Its Cloud Services

The biggest infrastructure provider in the world is targeting Web3 for growth.

Feb 2, 2023 at 1:33 p.m. UTC

Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger Calls for Crypto Ban in the US

The veteran investor doubled down on his bitcoin skepticism, comparing it to gambling contracts.

Feb 2, 2023 at 9:41 a.m. UTC

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Achieving Economic Gender Parity With Shelley Zalis

The truth about doing it all your way without missing what matters in work and home life

Feb 1, 2023
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What Is the Ethereum Blockchain’s Shanghai Hard Fork, and Why Does It Matter?

The hard fork set for March will address staked ether withdrawals and reductions in gas fees for developers. It will open a new chapter for liquid staking in the Ethereum ecosystem.

Feb 1, 2023
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What Is World Of Women? Everything to Know About the NFT Project Championing Diversity in Web3

From World of Women Galaxy to its future entertainment partnership with Reese Witherspoon.

Jan 27, 2023
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The Interaction of Money, Nature and AI, With Stan Stalnaker

A discussion about the Hub Culture institution and protecting the ethos of privacy and identity.

Jan 27, 2023
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Congress' FTX Problem: 1 in 3 Members Got Cash From Crypto Exchange's Bosses

More than one in three of the 535 senators and representatives in the U.S. Congress showed up to the new session with FTX baggage, having received campaign support from former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried or one of the senior executives of the fraud-ridden crypto giant.

Jan 17, 2023

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Synapse Token Surges 44% as Cross-Chain Momentum Builds

The Synapse (SYN) token is trading at a five-month high of $1.22 following a 44.74% move to the upside over the past 24-hours.

Feb 2, 2023
Alameda Research Receives $6M from Bitfinex (Nansen)

Alameda Research Wallet Receives $6M From Bitfinex Hot Wallet

An Ethereum wallet that belongs to bankrupt trading firm Alameda Research quietly received $6 million from Bitfinex's hot wallet overnight, according to Nansen data.

Feb 2, 2023
American Billionaires Warren Buffett (Right) and Charlie Munger (Left). (David Silverman/ Getty)

Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger Calls for Crypto Ban in the US

Berkshire Hathaway vice chairman and staunch bitcoin skeptic Charlie Munger has called for the United States to follow in the footsteps of China and ban cryptocurrencies.

Feb 2, 2023
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Blockchain Analytics Firm Chainalysis to Cut Jobs in Reorganization

The cuts will affect less than 5% of Chainalysis' staff, or about 40-50 people.

Feb 2, 2023