Oliver Knight

Oliver Knight

Oliver Knight joined CoinDesk as a news reporter in April 2022. Before joining CoinDesk, Knight was the Chief Reporter at Coin Rivet for three years. Having graduated with a journalism degree from Birmingham City University, Knight went on to work at various sports publications before diving into the world of Bitcoin in 2014. He does not have any crypto holdings.

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Nate Silver will now reportedly work for prediction market Polymarket. (Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for AWXII)
Polymarket Hires Nate Silver After Taking in $265M of Bets on U.S. Election: Report
The crypto-based prediction market has taken more than $400 million in bets this year.
Nate Silver will now reportedly work for prediction market Polymarket. (Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for AWXII)
Worldcoin's iris-scanning Orb (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Sam Altman's Worldcoin Surges 15% as Investor and Team Lockup Extended
WLD is up by more than 26% over the past 24-hours.
Worldcoin's iris-scanning Orb (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
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Defi Protocol LI.FI Struck by $11M Exploit
The exploit is reported to be related to the LI.FI bridge.
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Meme Coins Outperform BTC, ETH and SOL as Traders Rotate Holdings
The $53 billion meme coin sector rose by more than 12% on Tuesday with the likes of pepe (PEPE) and dogwifhat (WIF) surging by 22% and 25% respectively, data from CoinGecko sh...
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DEX Aggregator Rage Trade to Issue Token on Buzzy New Layer 1 Blockchain Hyperliquid
The token sale will take place on August 7.
money (engin akyurt/Unsplash)
BNB Chain Ethereum comparison (Immunefi)
Hacks, Rug Pulls Cost BNB Chain $1.6B Since Inception: Immunefi
The blockchain remains the primary target for bad actors performing rug pulls.
BNB Chain Ethereum comparison (Immunefi)
Bitcoin P&L index (CryptoQuant)
Bitcoin at Pivotal Point as Bear Market Beckons: Onchain Data
Several factors point towards continued downside, but bitcoin whales continue to accumulate at the fastest rate in more than a year.
Bitcoin P&L index (CryptoQuant)
Hash rate drawdown (CryptoQuant)
Bitcoin Bottom Is Near as Miners Capitulating Near FTX Implosion Level: CryptoQuant
Miner capitulation levels are now comparable with those in end of 2022, which was the market bottom after FTX implosion, CryptoQuant said.
Hash rate drawdown (CryptoQuant)
Pump.fun overtakes Ethereum in revenue (Fikri Rasyid/Unsplash)
Pump.Fun Overtakes Ethereum With $2M in Daily Revenue to Take No. 1 Position
More than 11,500 tokens were created on Pump.fun on Monday.
Pump.fun overtakes Ethereum in revenue (Fikri Rasyid/Unsplash)
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Astar Network to Burn 350M ASTR, 5% of Total Supply
The tokens were originally allocated to the now sunsetted Polakdot parachain auctions.
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