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Sam Bankman-Fried Sort of Had a Rough Day

Bankman-Fried suffered two procedural losses.

Sep 22, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. UTC
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Bitget Shapes the Crypto Future with Young talent

Sponsored by Bitget
Aug 30, 2023 at 7:53 p.m. UTC

Ether Turns Inflationary as Network Revenue Plunges to 9-Month Low

The decline in activity in the network is partly because of the adoption of layer 2 networks, and the trend will continue in the near term, according to IntoTheBlock.

Sep 22, 2023 at 5:13 p.m. UTC

Coinbase Has Recently Held Talks to Buy FTX Europe: Fortune

This is part of Coinbase’s desire to expand its derivatives business, according to the article, which added that acquisition talks never reached a “late stage.”

Sep 22, 2023 at 8:24 p.m. UTC

Ethereum’s Shanghai Upgrade Has Been ‘Disappointing,’ JPMorgan Says

Daily transactions, daily active addresses and total value locked on Ethereum have all fallen since the upgrade, according to a report.

Sep 22, 2023 at 7:28 a.m. UTC

Shiba Inu Developers Floated a Dummy Token and Now Activist Traders Are Making It a Real Thing

A token meant for testing purposes wasn’t intended to be traded, yet some traders have pounced on the supposed opportunity.

Sep 22, 2023 at 8:37 a.m. UTC

Google Cloud Pushes Deeper Into Blockchain Data, Adding 11 Networks Including Polygon

Google’s cloud-computing business has stored historical data on Bitcoin since 2018, claiming the service provides faster access than can be obtained directly from the blockchain.

Sep 22, 2023 at 4:42 p.m. UTC

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Why FTX Might Try to Claw Back Funds From Retail Customers

Thomas Braziel, founder of 117 Partners, discusses the chances of FTX winning in court and how it can claw back funds to repay its debts.

Sep 22, 2023
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CBDCs Unleashed: Changing Finance for All!

Exploring the transformative potential of crypto and digital currency integration, and how these innovative technologies are reshaping the landscape of global financial inclusion, offering new avenues for access and empowerment.

Sep 20, 2023
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Is Crypto-AI Really a Match Made in Heaven?

There’s lots of talk these days about how blockchains can make AI safe for human consumption. But is the idea, widely touted in the crypto community, workable in practice? Jeff Wilser takes a critical look.

Sep 21, 2023
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What I Learned Managing a Crypto Fund for Five Years

Jeff Dorman, chief investment officer at Arca, says crypto funds still need to find a balance between adopting professional Wall Street practices and taking advantage of crypto’s unique opportunities.

Sep 18, 2023
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Protocol Village: Brave, Electric Coin and Filecoin Plan Privacy Features for Brave Browser

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

Sep 22, 2023
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Special Interview: Robinhood Crypto General Manager Johann Kerbrat

Danny Nelson catches up with Johann Kerbrat, general manager of crypto at Robinhood about the company’s vision for crypto on its platform.

Sep 21, 2023

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Wrapping Up Consensus 2023

Missed Consensus 2023? Catch up on some of the most important conversations here.
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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. 
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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.
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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.
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