the breakdown

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Apple’s Monopoly App Store Tax Coming to Crypto?
The iPhone maker wants a 30% cut of gas fees from NFT transfers in Coinbase Wallet.
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Will Sam’s Frenetic Media Tour Save Him or Damn Him?
Sam Bankman-Fried has appeared at the New York Times DealBook Summit and on “Good Morning America” this week.
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Post-FTX, India and Europe Push Ahead With CBDCs
After the exchange’s collapse, central bankers are focusing on their own forms of digital money.
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A Gaggle of Fed Officials Say Interest Rates to Remain Higher for Longer
The officials spoke to various news outlets on Monday in advance of comments from Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday.
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BD 11-27-22
The Progressive Case for Bitcoin, With Jason Maier
Bitcoin’s values aren’t aligned with those of libertarians.
BD 11-27-22

BD 11-26-22
Bitcoin Gas Flare Mining, With Matt Lohstroh
How the landscape for mining has changed in the last three years.
BD 11-26-22

BD 11-23-22
Why Lightning Isn’t Just for Bitcoin Believers, With Graham Krizek
Bitcoin’s settlement speed and finality are attracting all types of merchants.
BD 11-23-22

BD 11-22-22
'A Fight Worth Having': A Conversation With Jesse Powell
The Kraken co-founder and CEO discusses SBF, regulations, and where the industry goes from here.
BD 11-22-22

Breakdown 11-21
The Top 5 Times Bitcoin Was Supposed to Die, With Dan McArdle
Mt. Gox? COVID Crash? FTX? A history of bitcoin’s existential crises.
Breakdown 11-21