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CDCROP: Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks at the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 30, 2022. (Helene Braun/CoinDesk)
Why Is Crypto Bouncing Back?
Global inflation is at a turning point. Here’s what that could mean for crypto’s nascent turnaround, CoinDesk Chief Insights Columnist David Z. Morris writes.
CDCROP: Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks at the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 30, 2022. (Helene Braun/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) questions executives of the nation's largest banks during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill September 22, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
How Policy Shaped Crypto’s Banking Prospects
A more regulated industry will have an easier time establishing banking relationships.
CDCROP: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) questions executives of the nation's largest banks during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill September 22, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

(Etienne Girardet, Unsplash)
Bitzlato, Binance and What Regulators Are Really Doing
The U.S. Department of Justice was criticized for over-hyping the seizure of a little-known exchange.
(Etienne Girardet, Unsplash)

As it did in 2022, Circle put up massive banner ads near the Davos Dorf train station for the World Economic Forum's 2023 conference. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
In Davos, Blockchain Yields More Promises Than Problems
A United Nations official makes the case for the underlying technology behind cryptocurrencies.
As it did in 2022, Circle put up massive banner ads near the Davos Dorf train station for the World Economic Forum's 2023 conference. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

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Can Barry Silbert Delay the Inevitable?
The DCG chief executive has been accused of "stall tactics" in repaying creditors. What exactly will more time buy?
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Mystic picture of hacker with computer at dark room seen through a broken mirror.
Is Sam Bankman-Fried Losing His Mind?
The alleged fraudster's latest blog post shows a man completely divorced from reality.
Mystic picture of hacker with computer at dark room seen through a broken mirror.

(Hal Finney)
Remembering Hal Finney on the 14th Anniversary of the First Bitcoin Transaction
The legendary cypherpunk was the first to download and receive bitcoin – helping to prove the system worked.
(Hal Finney)

Futuristic cyborg religion and control
What’s the Relationship Between Crypto and AI? Is There Any?
Distributed AI projects such as SingularityNET want composable artificial intelligence managed through public blockchains. That's far preferable to Silicon Valley's corporate authoritarianism.
Futuristic cyborg religion and control

CDCROP: Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT image (Yuga Labs, Modified by CoinDesk)
Bored Apes, a Troll and a Conspiracy Walk Into a Courtroom ...
Yuga Labs is only giving attention to irreverent artist Ryder Ripps in its efforts to silence his damaging conspiracy.
CDCROP: Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT image (Yuga Labs, Modified by CoinDesk)

CDCROP: AI Artwork SBM Sam Bankman-Fried (DALL-E/CoinDesk)
Anyone Who Took Money From FTX Ought to Repay It
It was never Sam Bankman-Fried's to spend.
CDCROP: AI Artwork SBM Sam Bankman-Fried (DALL-E/CoinDesk)