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Bankruptcy Judge Denies Celsius’ Motion to Pay Employees $3M in Retention Bonuses – At Least Temporarily
Judge Martin Glenn said he was “shocked” by the bankrupt lender’s plan to issue the bonuses while withholding information from the public, a move he called “completely unacceptable.”
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Hong Kong to Make Retail Crypto Trading Legal: Report
The city is looking to reestablish its reputation as a global financial hub.
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A Majority of US Voters Want More Crypto Regulation, Poll Shows
The results indicate more voters want to see lawmakers treat cryptocurrency as a “serious and valid part of the economy” than as a “mechanism for fraud” and other crimes.
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Hodlonaut Expects Craig Wright to Appeal Verdict in Norway
The Bitcoin advocate won a defamation case against Wright, who claims to be the founder of Bitcoin, but said the legal fight isn't likely over.
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UK Lawmakers Vote to Recognize Crypto as Regulated Financial Instruments
The lower house of the Parliament voted in favor of adding crypto to the scope of activities to be regulated via the proposed Financial Services and Markets Bill – which already seeks to extend payments rules to stablecoins.
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Weekend Story: Bitcoin – Breaking Up Money and State
On today’s show, Will Szamosszegi, CEO and president of Sazmining, takes a look at the power dynamics driving todays problems and why the world may indeed turn to bitcoin before all this is over.
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Crypto Update | Inflation Is Bad (Again) and We're Mad as Hell
With bitcoin dipping towards $18K on the release of CPI Data, plus a deep dive into inflation, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.
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The Blockfusion crypto mining facility in Niagara Falls, New York. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)
Blockfusion's Crypto Mine in Niagara Falls Shut Down Due to Zoning Ordinances
As soon as the city's moratorium on the industry was lifted, Blockfusion was ordered to shut down over zoning issues.
The Blockfusion crypto mining facility in Niagara Falls, New York. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)

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Weekend Story: Does the US Government Have a Monopoly on Trust?
On today’s show, Matthew Homer, a CoinDesk columnist and former executive deputy superintendent for research and innovation at the New York State Department of Financial Services, takes a look at what makes money money, and who we are willing to trust.
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Weekend Story: Bitcoiners Owe Andrew Ross Sorkin a Big Thank You
On today’s show, Marc Hochstein, executive editor and overseer of Layer 2, CoinDesk's magazine of ideas, takes a look at how an increasingly political financial system is proving Bitcoin's point.
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