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Dogecoin's Bitcoin-Beating Bounce May Be Bad News for the Market

Dogecoin has trounced bitcoin with a 40% surge in the past 10 days. In the past, outsized gains in DOGE have paved the way for a broader market sell-off.

Dec 2, 2022 at 9:22 a.m. UTC

DeFi Protocol Ankr Exploited for Over $5M

The attacker was able to mint 6 quadrillion aBNBc tokens, which they eventually turned into around 5 million USDC.

Dec 2, 2022 at 6:08 a.m. UTC

November Jobs Report Due Friday as the Fed's Powell Confirms Slower Pace of Rate Hikes

Friday’s employment report for November is expected to show a sizable slowdown in hiring, but the labor market remains too tight, according to Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.

Dec 1, 2022 at 8:11 p.m. UTC

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Nov 30, 2022 at 7:15 p.m. UTC

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Will Sam’s Frenetic Media Tour Save Him or Damn Him?

Sam Bankman-Fried has appeared at the New York Times DealBook Summit and on “Good Morning America” this week.

Dec 2, 2022
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Sam Bankman-Fried's Media Tour; BlackRock CEO Predicts Tokenization Is the Future

The most valuable crypto stories for Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022.

Dec 1, 2022
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Crypto Update | The Gaming Industry Doesn’t Need Web3, but Gamers Might

With crypto markets and other assets ticking up on Fed Chair Jerome Powell's dovish remarks on interest rates, plus a look at what Web3 gaming got wrong, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.

Dec 1, 2022
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From Hero to Zero: The Fall of FTX

“Carpe Consensus” dives into crypto’s biggest story of the year, analyzing the latest developments and lessons learned from the collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX exchange.

Dec 1, 2022
CDCROP: BlockFi co-founders Flori Marquez and Zac Prince (BlockFi)

BlockFi’s Rise and Fall: A Timeline

BlockFi, a crypto lending company, was founded in October 2017 and filed for bankruptcy in November, 2022 in the wake of FTX's collapse.

Nov 30, 2022
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FTX’s Collapse Was a Crime, Not an Accident

Sam Bankman-Fried is a con man and fraudster of historic proportions. But you might not learn that from the New York Times.

Nov 30, 2022

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DeFi Protocol Ankr Exploited for Over $5M

Dec 2, 2022 at 6:08 a.m. UTC


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John Collison, co-founder and president of Stripe (Christophe Morin/IP3/Getty Images)

Stripe Debuts Fiat-to-Crypto Payment Offering for Web3 Businesses

The widget allows customers to more easily use crypto to engage with businesses and content creators across the world.

Dec 1, 2022
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Binance Exec Says Firm's 'Centralized Exchange' May Not Be Around in 10 Years

In a bid to alleviate worries for retail investors, Patrick Hillman, chief strategy officer at Binance, discusses the crypto exchange’s proof-of-reserve system following the collapse of FTX.

Dec 1, 2022
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Coinbase Disables Mobile NFT Transfers, Citing Apple’s App Store Policies

The exchange made the announcement in a Thursday Twitter thread, saying Apple is demanding Coinbase pay a 30% tax on gas fees used to transfer all NFTs.

Dec 1, 2022
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Solana-Based DEX Orca Partners With Stripe for Fiat Transactions

Orca, a Solana-based decentralized exchange (DEX), has integrated with payments heavyweight Stripe to to power its fiat-to-crypto transactions.

Dec 1, 2022