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First Mover Asia: Terra's Difficult Post-Collapse Path: VCs Backing Away, Regulators Jumping on Stablecoins

Some investors see salvageable pieces in the rubble while others are bemoaning their involvement and want to forget the protocol ever existed; bitcoin edges up in weekend trading.

Some investors see salvageable pieces in the rubble while others are bemoaning their involvement and want to forget the protocol ever existed; bitcoin edges up in weekend trading.

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Bitcoin Options Data Suggests Bearish Sentiment Among Investors

The put/call ratio for bitcoin options reached yearly highs on Thursday, data shows.

The put/call ratio for bitcoin options reached yearly highs on Thursday, data shows.

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How Much More Private Can ZK Get? An Order of Magnitude

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Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes Sentenced to 2 Years Probation

Hayes pleaded guilty to one count of violating the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) in February, and faced a sentence of up to 12 months in prison.

Hayes pleaded guilty to one count of violating the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) in February, and faced a sentence of up to 12 months in prison.

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Coinbase Co-Founder Fred Ehrsam Buys the Dip, Purchases $75M of Company Stock

The purchases were made via Paradigm, a venture capital firm Ehrsam co-founded.

The purchases were made via Paradigm, a venture capital firm Ehrsam co-founded.

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Could Local Digital Currencies Improve Communities?

That's the argument of the president of the RadicalxChange Foundation.

That's the argument of the president of the RadicalxChange Foundation.

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Frances Haugen: Facebook Informer

She was the source for the damning "Facebook Files." Here's how she thinks DAOs and blockchains could fix the company nobody likes.

She was the source for the damning "Facebook Files." Here's how she thinks DAOs and blockchains could fix the company nobody likes.

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5 Key Takeaways From a16z's State of Crypto Report

The venture firm is extremely bullish on Web 3.

The venture firm is extremely bullish on Web 3.

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Crypto News Roundup for May 20, 2022

With bitcoin avoiding a steeper tumble and a look at what’s behind the biggest stablecoin of them all, CoinDesk’s "Markets Daily" is back with its latest news roundup.

With bitcoin avoiding a steeper tumble and a look at what’s behind the biggest stablecoin of them all, CoinDesk’s "Markets Daily" is back with its latest news roundup.

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Diana Sinclair: People Aren’t 'Ready to Hear' About Inequities in the Metaverse

Web 3 can open up opportunities for marginalized groups, but it's not a silver bullet, says one leading NFT artist.

Web 3 can open up opportunities for marginalized groups, but it's not a silver bullet, says one leading NFT artist.

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Pierina Merino: Rethinking Social Media for the Metaverse

Meet the 30-year-old Venezuelan founder of FlickPlay, a hot social metaverse platform. Merino will appear at CoinDesk's Consensus festival.

Meet the 30-year-old Venezuelan founder of FlickPlay, a hot social metaverse platform. Merino will appear at CoinDesk's Consensus festival.

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First Mover Asia: Terra's Difficult Post-Collapse Path: VCs Backing Away, Regulators Jumping on Stablecoins

Some investors see salvageable pieces in the rubble while others are bemoaning their involvement and want to forget the protocol ever existed; bitcoin edges up in weekend trading.

Some investors see salvageable pieces in the rubble while others are bemoaning their involvement and want to forget the protocol ever existed; bitcoin edges up in weekend trading.

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China Can’t Seem to Stop Bitcoin Mining

Reported hashrate fell to zero for two months in China last year, but it has since returned rather abruptly.

Reported hashrate fell to zero for two months in China last year, but it has since returned rather abruptly.

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Market Wrap: Cryptos Decline Amid Choppy Trading, DeFi Tokens Underperform

Aversion to risk remains as volatility returns to stocks and cryptos.

Aversion to risk remains as volatility returns to stocks and cryptos.

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No es solo LUNA: las aplicaciones DeFi de Terra han perdido $28.000 millones

Los inversores han abandonado en gran medida el ecosistema Terra, ahora evidente en los protocolos DeFi en la blockchain, y los analistas siguen siendo escépticos sobre sus perspectivas a largo plazo.

Los inversores han abandonado en gran medida el ecosistema Terra, ahora evidente en los protocolos DeFi en la blockchain, y los analistas siguen siendo escépticos sobre sus perspectivas a largo plazo.

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First Mover Asia: Terra's Difficult Post-Collapse Path: VCs Backing Away, Regulators Jumping on Stablecoins

Some investors see salvageable pieces in the rubble while others are bemoaning their involvement and want to forget the protocol ever existed; bitcoin edges up in weekend trading.

Some investors see salvageable pieces in the rubble while others are bemoaning their involvement and want to forget the protocol ever existed; bitcoin edges up in weekend trading.

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China Can’t Seem to Stop Bitcoin Mining

Reported hashrate fell to zero for two months in China last year, but it has since returned rather abruptly.

Reported hashrate fell to zero for two months in China last year, but it has since returned rather abruptly.

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Could Local Digital Currencies Improve Communities?

That's the argument of the president of the RadicalxChange Foundation.

That's the argument of the president of the RadicalxChange Foundation.

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After the Terra Meltdown: What's Next for Stablecoins?

The largest token collapse in crypto history. So let Luna die.

The largest token collapse in crypto history. So let Luna die.

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Regulators Are Paying Attention to UST

The collapse of terraUSD (UST) is algorithmic stablecoins’ Libra moment.

The collapse of terraUSD (UST) is algorithmic stablecoins’ Libra moment.

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Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes Sentenced to 2 Years Probation

Hayes pleaded guilty to one count of violating the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) in February, and faced a sentence of up to 12 months in prison.

Hayes pleaded guilty to one count of violating the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) in February, and faced a sentence of up to 12 months in prison.

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Las criptomonedas deberían cumplir con las mismas normas que las finanzas regulares, dice el G7

Los ministros de Economía y Finanzas quieren que la estabilidad financiera y los estándares de lavado de dinero entren en vigencia pronto, considerando la reciente agitación del mercado.

Los ministros de Economía y Finanzas quieren que la estabilidad financiera y los estándares de lavado de dinero entren en vigencia pronto, considerando la reciente agitación del mercado.

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Crypto Should Meet Same Norms as Regular Finance, G7 Says

Finance ministers want to see financial stability and money-laundering standards in effect soon, citing recent market turmoil.

Finance ministers want to see financial stability and money-laundering standards in effect soon, citing recent market turmoil.

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US Claims Bitcoin Mining Crown Following China Crackdown

China’s share has effectively dropped to zero, according to the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance.

China’s share has effectively dropped to zero, according to the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance.

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CoinDesk 2021 Annual Crypto Review

Thanks to 2021 most people have at least heard of crypto by now not just Bitcoin and Ethereum but altcoins like DOGE and SHIB as well as terms like NF Ts and the metaverse In Coin Desk Research’s 2021 Annual Crypto Review we aim to summarize some of the key themes and metrics that marked [...]

Thanks to 2021 most people have at least heard of crypto by now not just Bitcoin and Ethereum but altcoins like DOGE and SHIB as well as terms like NF Ts and the metaverse In Coin Desk Research’s 2021 Annual Crypto Review we aim to summarize some of the key themes and metrics that marked [...]

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Building on the News: Introducing Layer 2 by CoinDesk

Our new digital magazine goes beyond the daily headlines to put crypto and blockchain developments in perspective.

Our new digital magazine goes beyond the daily headlines to put crypto and blockchain developments in perspective.

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