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The Investor’s Definitive Guide to Proof-of-Work and Proof-of-Stake (Abridged)
Ethereum is moving from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake soon. In this guide, we first defend PoW (in the context of Bitcoin); second, defend PoS (in the context of Ethereum); and third, outline (some of) the trade-offs.
Monero’s Privacy-Focused Crypto Protocol Upgrade Is Now Live
The upgrade to Monero's protocol, a collaborative effort involving 71 developers, has been successfully implemented.
Netherlands Arrests Suspected Developer of Sanctioned Crypto-Mixing Service Tornado Cash
A 29-year-old developer suspected of being involved in the sanctioned Tornado Cash protocol was arrested in Amsterdam on Friday.
Coinbase's Credit Rating Gets Cut by S&P, Which Warns Crypto Winter Might Prompt More Reductions
S&P Global dropped the crypto exchange giant's rating to BB from BB+, citing weak earnings and stiff competition.
- For the Fans: How DAOs Could Change Sports
- Two Soccer Teams Transfer a South American Player Using USDC, But There’s Collateral Damage
- 10 Crypto Sports All-Stars
- Why Athletes Are Taking Compensation in Bitcoin
- Introducing CoinDesk's Sports Week
- Micah Johnson: From MLB to NFT Superstar
- ‘My Bet Is on Bitcoin,’ Pro Soccer Player Says
- Building a Sports DAO: 4 Lessons From LinksDAO
- How the Golden State Warriors Gamified Fandom With NFTs
- DeShone Kizer: From NFL Star to NFT Trailblazer
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.
Crypto News Roundup for Aug. 12, 2022
With BTC and ETH suffering from small declines after a strong week for the crypto market, plus a look at what the U.S. Treasury learned about trying to squash an open-source smart contract, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.
What the Tornado Cash Sanction Means for Privacy Coins
The U.S. government’s sanction of a key Ethereum application shows the need for privacy tools in crypto, a privacy advocate says.
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First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Jumps After Core CPI for July Comes In Lower Than Expected
The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for August 10, 2022.
Institutional Investors Are Increasingly Using Crypto Options Trading to Hedge Their Bets in Bear Market
Options trading volume has risen on crypto exchanges, and even miners are using options strategies to muddle through the current, uncertain environment.
Blockchain Firm Skynet Labs Shutters After Failing to Get New Funding
Skynet Labs was formed to promote decentralized internet platform Skynet.
What Bear Market? Canada’s Largest Blockchain Conference Beamed With Bullish Energy
The main takeaway was that spirits are high despite the crypto winter, and that there is a lot to look forward to in the blockchain space.
Hedge Fund Point72’s Steve Cohen Plans Crypto Asset Manager: Report
The new vehicle from the hedge fund billionaire would trade spot cryptocurrencies and crypto derivatives.