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Data Provider DeFiLlama De-emphasizes Double-Counted Crypto Deposits After Saber Revelation

The website “toggled off” double-counting after CoinDesk uncovered one Solana developer’s effort to dupe the all-important metric for popularity in DeFi.

Aug 5, 2022 at 6:15 p.m. UTC

Master of Anons: How a Crypto Developer Faked a DeFi Ecosystem

The Macalinao brothers used a web of bogus identities to create the illusion of a dev community, juicing value on the Saber protocol and Solana blockchain. Now they're moving to Aptos.

Aug 4, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. UTC

Justin Sun Backs Ethereum Hard Fork as Merge Approaches

Sun said he would support development on the old Ethereum network following the expected merge in September.

Aug 5, 2022 at 1:08 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
CDCROP: Kraken CEO Jesse Powell. (Kraken)

In Crypto Winter, Jesse Powell’s Pirate-King Leadership Style Might Be the New Normal

Less than 1% of employees have taken the CEO’s buyout offer since he laid down the law on culture. Is Kraken a “based” place to work, or just somewhere to ride out crypto winter?

Aug 6, 2022
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Hash Headlines: Top Stories of the Week

A roundup of the week’s most valuable crypto stories for Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022.

Aug 6, 2022
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The UK Argues Crypto Is a New Type of Property

A new report from the U.K. Law Commission has large implications for digital assets.

Aug 6, 2022
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Hot vs. Cold Crypto Storage: What Are the Differences?

Hot cryptocurrency wallets like MetaMask or Coinbase are connected to the internet, while cold storage options like Ledger or Trezor are hardware devices used offline. Both storage solutions offer different levels of security and ease-of-use.

Aug 4, 2022

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CDCROP: Kraken CEO Jesse Powell. (Kraken)

In Crypto Winter, Jesse Powell’s Pirate-King Leadership Style Might Be the New Normal

Less than 1% of employees have taken the CEO’s buyout offer since he laid down the law on culture. Is Kraken a “based” place to work, or just somewhere to ride out crypto winter?

Aug 6, 2022
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A DAO That Literally Wants to Party on The Moon Just Sent a Viral YouTuber to Space

MoonDAO purchased two Blue Origin tickets as part of its larger mission “to explore the cosmos” after raising $8 million.

Aug 6, 2022
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North Korea's Lazarus Hackers Blamed in deBridge Finance Cyberattack

Company co-founder Alex Smirnov warns all Web3 teams that the phishing campaign is likely widespread.

Aug 5, 2022