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DOJ Claims Sam Bankman-Fried Tried to Influence Witness Testimony, Asks for Communications Ban

A court document filed by prosecutors on Friday alleges that Bankman-Fried messaged FTX US General Counsel Ryne Miller on Signal, asking to reconnect and “vet things with each other.”

Jan 28, 2023 at 2:41 a.m. UTC
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The World Cup and Digital Assets are a Global Phenomenon

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Dec 22, 2022 at 7:32 p.m. UTC

White House Calls on Congress to ‘Step Up Its Efforts’ on Crypto Regulation

Officials in the Biden administration urged Congress on Friday to expand the authority of regulators to police the crypto industry.

Jan 27, 2023 at 4:34 p.m. UTC

Bitcoin Holds Steady Above $23K as Traders Eye Fed’s Next Meeting

Bitcoin and ether have outperformed equities this year. The FOMC’s decision on interest rates looms large over markets.

Jan 27, 2023 at 9:13 p.m. UTC

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Japan Embraces Web3 As Global Regulators Grow Wary of Crypto

With tight regulations already in place that helped insulate FTX Japan and its investors from heavy losses suffered elsewhere in the world, Japan is working on policy and guidelines for stablecoins, NFTs and DAOs as it welcomes a crypto future.

Jan 26, 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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A Behind the Scenes Edition with Kamz

The Women Who Web3 podcast is back for Season 2, the Kamz (Host) and Michele (Producer) chat Season 1, sneak peeks for Season 2, upcoming speakers and future IRL events you can’t miss!

Jan 25, 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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Porsche's NFT Debut Is a Reminder to Let Web3 Natives Take the Wheel

The German carmaker’s NFT collection mint was met with backlash from the community and served as a lesson for big brands looking to meaningfully build their Web3 strategy.

Jan 25, 2023

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Wybo Wiersma jailed for four-and-a-half years after admitting stealing £2 million worth of cryptocurrency (serocu.police.uk)

UK Man Sentenced to 4-1/2 Years in Jail for Stealing $2.5M in Crypto

Wybbo Wirsma, a Dutch native who lived in the U.K., was under investigation for five years until he pleaded guilty in an Oxford court on Thursday.

Jan 27, 2023
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Bitcoin Miner Gryphon to Go Public Via All-Stock Merger With Cannabis Firm Akerna

Gryphon previously terminated plans to go public via a reverse merger with Sphere 3D.

Jan 27, 2023
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Scaramucci’s SkyBridge Capital Lost 39% Last Year: Bloomberg

The investment firm’s crypto bets included now bankrupt FTX, which owned a 30% SkyBridge stake

Jan 27, 2023
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Crypto Bank Silvergate Suspends Dividend on Preferred Stock

The bank is looking to preserve capital as it navigates recent volatility in the crypto industry.

Jan 27, 2023

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