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First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Snaps Its 4-Day Rally Tuesday; Troubles in Cryptoland? Not at Korea's Muted Mega-Blockchain Week

The Seoul-based event offered a welcome return to in-person interaction but failed to tackle the industry's most burning themes or challenge its panelists.

Aug 9, 2022 at 11:37 p.m. UTC

Someone Is Trolling Celebs by Sending ETH From Tornado Cash

An anonymous crypto user sent small amounts of ether from a sanctioned Tornado Cash address to celebrities and prominent crypto figures on Tuesday.

Aug 9, 2022 at 3:16 p.m. UTC

Coinbase Shares Drop as Crypto Winter Takes Toll on Exchange's Trading Volume

Crypto exchange Coinbase faced earnings headwinds as the market rout and lessened trading activity took its toll.

Aug 9, 2022 at 8:32 p.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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Vitalik Buterin Tweets About Tornado Cash, and Reddit Teams Up with FTX Pay

The most valuable crypto stories for Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022.

Aug 9, 2022
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Is the Jobs Report Hiding Economic Weakness?

An alternative take on the labor market following last week’s BLS jobs report.

Aug 9, 2022
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Crypto News Roundup for Aug. 9, 2022

With bitcoin and ether trading lower as investors focus on the upcoming Merge, plus a look at how some crypto adversaries are using the market downturn to support their criticisms, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.

Aug 9, 2022
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9 Survival Tips for Crypto Winter

Jeff Wilser gathers advice from traders who've seen this movie before.

Aug 8, 2022

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DeFi Protocol Curve.Finance Gets Hacked and $570K Is Stolen

Users have been advised not to use curve.fi and curve.exchange until the source of the hack is located.

Aug 9, 2022
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CleanSpark Raises Year-End Hashrate Guidance, Sets 2023 Outlook

The miner noted a $29.3 million loss for the fiscal quarter, driven by the reclassification of its energy assets.

Aug 9, 2022
Coinbase Opens At $102 Billion Valuation With Initial Public Offering

Coinbase Shares Drop as Crypto Winter Takes Toll on Exchange's Trading Volume

Crypto exchange Coinbase faced earnings headwinds as the market rout and lessened trading activity took its toll.

Aug 9, 2022
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MicroStrategy Explored Options From Art to Real Estate Before Bitcoin Buys, New CEO Says

MicroStrategy's new CEO said Tuesday that owning bitcoin was the best treasury strategy for the company.

Aug 9, 2022