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Marathon Digital Sells Mined Bitcoin for First Time to Monetize Recent Rally

The bitcoin miner sold 1,500 bitcoin in January.

Feb 3, 2023 at 12:39 a.m. UTC

Crypto Market’s Post-Fed Rally Continues as DeFi, Smart Contract Platform Sectors Star

Uniswap's UNI token and Avalanche's AVAX token were recently up about 4.5% and 3.4%; ether rose 3% at one point Thursday a day after unexpectedly moderate comments from Fed Chair Jerome Powell.

Feb 2, 2023 at 10:29 p.m. UTC

Bitcoin, S&P 500 Close In on Bullish 'Golden Cross' Signal

In the past, bitcoin's big rallies have started with a golden cross, but not all golden crosses have led to a big rally.

Feb 2, 2023 at 8:45 a.m. UTC

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Feb 1, 2023 at 8:32 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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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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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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Crypto Software Firm President: We're Trying to Make California’s DMV More Efficient With Blockchain

Car titles that once lived on paper will be reflected as digital assets on-chain, reducing the need for paper title transfers. Andrew Smith, president of blockchain software company Oxhead Alpha, discusses why his firm is turning to the Tezos blockchain to build out the protocol.

Feb 2, 2023
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MicroStrategy Books Impairment Charge of $197.6M on Q4 Bitcoin Holdings

The business software company reported its fourth quarter results on Thursday afternoon.

Feb 2, 2023
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Crypto Winter Led to 91% Plunge in VC and Other Investments for January

A CoinDesk analysis shows crypto startups only raised $548 million last month, and FTX’s full impact on industry fundraising likely remains to be seen.

Feb 2, 2023
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86% of Stablecoin Issuer Tether Was Controlled by 4 People as of 2018: WSJ

Documents reveal the previously unknown ownership structure of the secretive stablecoin issuer.

Feb 2, 2023

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