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First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Passes $24K for First Time in August; Ethereum’s Buterin Shrugs Off Fork Talk

The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for August 8, 2022.

Aug 8, 2022 at 2:23 p.m. UTC

WazirX Co-Founder Nischal Shetty Speaks Out on Spat With Binance CEO

Shetty said his team has been in discussions with Binance for several months to try and resolve the ownership issue.

Aug 8, 2022 at 2:54 p.m. UTC

Crypto Lender Hodlnaut Freezes Withdrawals, Citing Market Conditions

The crypto lender has also withdrawn its application to be regulated in Singapore.

Aug 8, 2022 at 10:59 a.m. UTC

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Nominate Your School for the 2022 Best Universities for Blockchain

CoinDesk announces the kickoff of its 2022 Best Universities for Blockchain and calls for nominations around the world. We're giving away Consensus tickets to participating schools.

Jul 20, 2022
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What Are Privacy Coins and Are They Legal?

While a vast majority of cryptocurrencies can be said to provide users with some degree of pseudonymity, only a select few can provide total anonymity when sending and receiving transactions.

Aug 8, 2022
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In Crypto Winter, Jesse Powell’s Pirate-King Leadership Style Might Be the New Normal

Less than 1% of employees have taken the CEO’s buyout offer since he laid down the law on culture. Is Kraken a “based” place to work, or just somewhere to ride out crypto winter?

Aug 6, 2022
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Hash Headlines: Top Stories of the Week

A roundup of the week’s most valuable crypto stories for Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022.

Aug 6, 2022
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Hot vs. Cold Crypto Storage: What Are the Differences?

Hot cryptocurrency wallets like MetaMask or Coinbase are connected to the internet, while cold storage options like Ledger or Trezor are hardware devices used offline. Both storage solutions offer different levels of security and ease-of-use.

Aug 4, 2022

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Bitcoin mining rigs at Kryptovault's facility in Hønefoss, Norway. (Image credit: Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)

Iris Energy Turns On 41 Megawatts of Bitcoin Mining Machines Ahead of Schedule

The firm will be adding another 50MW by the end of next month, bringing its total hashrate to 3.7 EH/s.

Aug 8, 2022
CDCROP: WazirX CEO Nischal Shetty (WazirX)

WazirX Co-Founder Nischal Shetty Speaks Out on Spat With Binance CEO

Shetty said his team has been in discussions with Binance for several months to try and resolve the ownership issue.

Aug 8, 2022
Compass Mining's booth at Mining Disrupt in Miami in July 2022. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)

After Countless Bungles, Compass Mining Tries to Change Course

The company that set out to make crypto mining available to retail investors has had to put out its own fires.

Aug 8, 2022
CDCROP: Money, Cash, One Hundred Dollar Bills

Multi-Blockchain Platform Geeq Receives $25M Capital Commitment From Investment Group GEM

The funding will be released as performance milestones are met.

Aug 8, 2022