CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data

Leader in cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, blockchain, DeFi, digital finance and Web 3.0 news with analysis, video and live price updates.

Bitcoin Drops Below $28K on Profit Taking; DOGE, TRX Lead Altcoin Slump

BTC traded just over $27,600 in Asian afternoon hours on Tuesday, while Ether dropped 3.5% amid a dismal first day of ETH futures ETF trading in the U.S.

Oct 3, 2023 at 8:59 a.m. UTC
1000BTC 1.png

Future ‘Shock’? Phemex Probably Won’t Be Even Mildly Surprised

Sponsored by Phemex
Sep 20, 2023 at 2:10 p.m. UTC

Friend.Tech Users Targeted by SIM Swap Attack, Several Ether Drained

Users tie Friend.Tech accounts to real-world X profiles and phone numbers - which increases security risks.

Oct 3, 2023 at 11:41 a.m. UTC

The Collapse of FTX, in Sam’s Own Words

As we prepare to hear from the DOJ and Sam Bankman-Fried, here’s what the former crypto executive had to say about FTX’s collapse last year.

Oct 3, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. UTC

Blockchain Analytics Firm Chainalysis Cuts 15% of Staff

This is the second round of layoffs by the analytics firm in 2023.

Oct 3, 2023 at 7:30 a.m. UTC

Is Michael Lewis Throwing Out His Reputation to Defend Sam Bankman-Fried?

The reigning financial writer's latest book, “Going Infinite,” is an eyewitness account of the fall of FTX’s founder, who Lewis said is “misunderstood.”

Oct 2, 2023 at 7:23 p.m. UTC

Grayscale Moves to Convert Its Ethereum Trust to a Spot ETH ETF

The company's Ethereum trust is the largest ether investment product in the world with nearly $5 billion in AUM.

Oct 2, 2023 at 12:30 p.m. UTC

Live Wire

View All

Most Read

By Nikhilesh De
Oct 1, 2023 at 4:38 p.m. UTC
By Nikhilesh De Shaurya Malwa
Sep 30, 2023 at 7:35 a.m. UTC
Consensus Magazine
By Daniel Kuhn
Oct 2, 2023 at 7:23 p.m. UTC


The Protocol 4:3

Welcome to the Protocol Podcast | Trailer

Founding editor of The Protocol Newsletter Brad Keoun is joined by tech journalists Sam Kessler and Margaux Nijkerk to walk you through the latest news and developments of the incredibly fast-moving space of the blockchain realm.

Oct 2, 2023
Unchained Thumbnail

Here’s How Sam Bankman-Fried’s High-Stakes Trial Could Play Out

Nik De, CoinDesk's managing editor for global policy and regulation, discusses the importance of jury selection in the trial and how many years Sam Bankman-Fried may face if found guilty.

Sep 29, 2023

SBF TRIAL: 09/29 Update

Latest news from the SBF Trial Newsletter

Sep 29, 2023
Money Reimagined Podcast Cover

Breaking Down Barriers to Crypto Adoption | Insights from Jan Van Eck and Matt Hougan

A candid conversation with valuable perspectives on the dynamic world of crypto assets and how they have the capacity to transform conventional investment approaches.

Sep 27, 2023
Markets Daily 3000x3000

CoinDesk Market Index Week in Review

CoinDesk Indices presents six notable market movement highlights from last week.

Sep 30, 2023
Scene from Protocol Village at Consensus 2023 in Austin, Texas.

Protocol Village: Google Cloud to Serve as Validator for Polygon PoS Network

The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals.

Sep 29, 2023

Consensus 2023 Coverage


Wrapping Up Consensus 2023

Missed Consensus 2023? Catch up on some of the most important conversations here.
Edward Snowden (onscreen)  (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
Edward Snowden: Researchers Should Train AI to Be ‘Better Than Us’
The former NSA whistleblower shared his hopes that AI’s intelligence could exceed that of humans and ultimately benefit humanity, despite fears the technology could be co-opted by bad actors. 
Edward Snowden (onscreen)  (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
5 Consensus 2023 Takeaways
CoinDesk editorial team members convened to share their insights on the pivotal topics that will influence the future direction of the crypto industry.
U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis (left) and Rep. Patrick McHenry (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
U.S. House Will Have Crypto Bill in 2 Months: Rep. McHenry
Rep. Patrick McHenry said the House Financial Services Committee and the Agriculture panel will meet jointly in May as they work on crypto legislation.
U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis (left) and Rep. Patrick McHenry (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)