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Bitcoin Breaks Out Above $68K as Solana's 7% Gain Leads Crypto Rally

Inflows into the spot bitcoin ETFs restarted in a big way last week as the price rallied from near the $60K level.

May 20, 2024 at 5:42 p.m. UTC
Ether Jumps 10% to $3.4K After Bloomberg Ups Odds of Spot ETF Approval

Markets previously had mostly priced in SEC rejections of the proposed funds beginning this week.

May 20, 2024 at 7:34 p.m. UTC
Grayscale CEO Michael Sonnenshein Steps Down, to Be Replaced by TradFi Veteran

Sonnenshein's replacement will be Peter Mintzberg, currently head of strategy for asset and wealth management at Goldman Sachs.

May 20, 2024 at 1:36 p.m. UTC
Craig Wright Lied to UK Court 'Extensively and Repeatedly,' Judge Writes

Judge James Mellor released his written judgement on the Crypto Open Patent Alliance vs Craig Wright case on Monday.

May 20, 2024 at 11:35 a.m. UTC
Gaming Token Gala Drops Amid Suspect $200M Transfer

Someone minted 5 billion GALA tokens and then sold them on decentralized exchange Uniswap.

May 20, 2024 at 9:13 p.m. UTC
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May 20, 2024 at 1:31 p.m. UTC

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Cosmos co-founder and Informal Systems CEO Ethan Buchman is scheduled to speak on the "bitcoinization of Cosmos" at Consensus 2024. (Bradley Keoun)

What to Expect at Consensus 2024: Spotlight on Blockchain Tech

The three-day conference (May 29-31) features a host of big-name speakers from the realm of blockchain tech, including Sergey Nazarov, Casey Rodarmor, Joe Lubin, Emin Gün Sire...

May 20, 2024
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Infrastructure Companies Dominate List of Finalists for Consensus 2024 Pitchfest

Forty Web3 startups from 12 different countries and territories are heading to Consensus to pitch.

May 20, 2024
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Crypto Old-Head Otoh Talks Casascius Bitcoins, Tax Havens and Old Friends

The pseudonymous investor – early to both Ethereum and Litecoin – has lived large. He is a speaker at this year’s Consensus festival in Austin, Texas, May 29-31.

May 15, 2024
SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

'What Are We Waiting for'? SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce Discusses Moving Crypto Regulation Forward

Known for her fiery dissenting opinions, "Crypto Mom" discusses how the SEC operates, why she wants to see crypto thrive and her "Safe Harbor" proposal to allow projects to de...

Apr 10, 2024
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Irthu Suresh: Using Blockchain Tech to Reduce Water Shortages

The founder of the Atlantis water exchange is a speaker at this year’s Consensus festival in Austin, Texas, May 29-31.

May 14, 2024
Tarun Chitra, chief executive officer of Gauntlet, math lover and DeFi risk expert, talks to CoinDesk ahead of Consensus 2024.

DeFi Gigabrain Tarun Chitra on ETH Staking, Restaking and Why ‘Financial Nihilism' Is a Real Consumer Product

The Gauntlet founder talks about the state of crypto ahead of Consensus 2024.

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Alleged Owner of Darknet Narcotics Bazaar ‘Incognito Market’ Arrested in New York

Taiwanese national Rui-Siang Lin, 23 is accused of facilitating $100 million in sales paid through crypto of illegal narcotics, including fentanyl, through the online marketpl...

May 20, 2024
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Ether ETFs Filing Process Sees Abrupt Progress, Though Approval Not Guaranteed: Sources

Exchanges are being asked to update 19b-4 filings on an accelerated basis by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

May 20, 2024
Craig Wright heading to COPA trial on March 1  (Camomile Shumba/CoinDesk)

Craig Wright Lied to UK Court 'Extensively and Repeatedly,' Judge Writes

Judge James Mellor released his written judgement on the Crypto Open Patent Alliance vs Craig Wright case on Monday.

May 20, 2024
The crypto industry is lobbying U.S. House of Representatives leaders as they approach a final vote on the first major crypto-regulation bill to make it this far. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

Crypto Industry Rallies Behind House Bill as It Heads Toward Final Vote

The so-called FIT21 legislation to establish a U.S. regulatory regime for digital assets is set for a floor vote next week, and the sector is telling House leaders the effort...

May 17, 2024
Tigran Gambaryan, Binance's head of crime compliance, is one of two executives detained in Nigeria. (Shutterstock/Consensus)

Binance Exec Tigran Gambaryan Denied Bail by Nigerian Court

The Nigerian court also ruled that the Binance exchange can be served the FIRS tax evasion charges through its executive Tigran Gambaryan.

May 17, 2024
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Turkey Takes Crypto Bill to Parliament, Aims to Bring Crypto Licensing to the Country

The bill aims to introduce a licensing scheme for crypto firms, which will be handled by the CMB and bring the firms under the regulator's scope.

May 17, 2024