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DeFi Platform Acala’s Stablecoin Falls 99% After Hackers Issue 1.3B Tokens

A bug in the protocol’s newly-deployed iBTC-aUSD liquidity pool left the door wide open for hackers to exploit.

Aug 15, 2022 at 8:52 a.m. UTC
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Do Your Assets on Exchanges Actually Exist?

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Jul 27, 2022 at 9:27 p.m. UTC

Shiba Inu, Dogecoin Jump as Risk-On Behavior Returns to Crypto Markets

Futures tracking the two tokens saw over $25 million in liquidations in the past 24 hours.

Aug 15, 2022 at 7:50 a.m. UTC

Zipmex Crypto Exchange Gets Over 3 Months of Creditor Protection in Singapore: Report

Cryptocurrency exchange Zipmex has been granted creditor protection until December by Singapore's high court, according to a Bloomberg report.

Aug 15, 2022 at 8:34 a.m. UTC

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Aug 10, 2022 at 7:12 p.m. UTC
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Jul 21, 2022 at 8:59 a.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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Why Economic Wars Are Inflationary

NLW reads select excerpts from Zoltan Pozsar, on why our understanding of inflation might be fundamentally mistaken.

Aug 14, 2022
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Hash Headlines: Top Stories of the Week 08-13-22

A roundup of the week’s most valuable crypto stories for Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022.

Aug 13, 2022
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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.

Aug 12, 2022
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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.

Aug 9, 2022
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Are Crypto Mixers Legal?

Crypto mixers or blenders, like Tornado Cash, can be used to enhance user privacy and make cryptocurrency transactions more anonymous. However, some services have long been abused by illicit actors to launder money.

Aug 10, 2022

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Blockchain Services Firm Eqonex Closes Crypto Exchange, Citing Volatility and Dwindling Volume

Eqonex Limited has closed its crypto exchange in order to focus on its custody and asset management business.

Aug 15, 2022
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Miner Chandler Guo Repeats Support for Ethereum Fork Post-Merge

Chandler Guo, a prominent Ethereum miner, joined CoinDesk TV’s “First Mover,” to discuss his support for the blockchain’s upcoming proof-of-work fork.

Aug 15, 2022
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Crypto Venture Capital Firm Dragonfly Buys Hedge Fund MetaStable Capital: Report

Dragonfly has also rebranded itself, according to Bloomberg.

Aug 15, 2022
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Galaxy Digital Abandons $1.2B Plan to Acquire Crypto Custody Firm BitGo

The $1.2 billion acquisition was announced May 2021 and was expected to close by the end of that year.

Aug 15, 2022