Bitcoin Tops $67K, Nearing Silver's $1.38T Market Cap

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2024. Mar. 04. 20:55

Bitcoin Tops $67K, Nearing Silver's $1.38T Market Cap Bitcoin's price targets $70,000 in the short term and could reach a new all-time high as soon as this week, analysts said.

What Happens if Bitcoin Reaches an All-Time High?

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2024. Mar. 04. 20:39

What Happens if Bitcoin Reaches an All-Time High? What’s different this time? ETFs, Wall Street and a lack of celebrity influencers — for now.

Bitcoin Price Action Will 'Astonish' This Week: Analyst

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2024. Mar. 04. 17:46

Bitcoin Price Action Will 'Astonish' This Week: Analyst The cryptocurrency hit an all-time high against the euro on Monday and is attempting to push for an all-time high in dollar terms.

Tether's USDT Stablecoin Touches $100B Market Cap, Benefiting From Crypto Trading Frenzy

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2024. Mar. 04. 17:13

Tether's USDT Stablecoin Touches $100B Market Cap, Benefiting From Crypto Trading Frenzy USDT, a stablecoin issued by Tether, hit the $100 billion market value for the first time in its history, according to CoinGecko data, as the rally on crypto markets expanded.

How AI-Crypto Will Lead to a Hyper-Financialized Future

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2024. Mar. 04. 16:01

How AI-Crypto Will Lead to a Hyper-Financialized Future The convergence of the leading technologies of the age will allow us to create markets in more areas of daily lives, increasing resource efficiency and enhancing investment, says Upshot’s Nick Emmons.

Prometheum Taps Morgan Stanley Exec as CFO Just Before Opening Doors

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2024. Mar. 04. 15:56

Prometheum Taps Morgan Stanley Exec as CFO Just Before Opening Doors Controversial crypto platform Prometheum continues to signal its seriousness about moving forward as the industry's sole U.S. special-purpose crypto broker-dealer, having now hired a chief financial officer with a Wall Street pedigree from the likes of Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Nigerian Parliamentary Committee Summons Binance CEO Teng: Report

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2024. Mar. 04. 14:25

Nigerian Parliamentary Committee Summons Binance CEO Teng: Report Two executives of the exchange were detained last week on arrival in the country.

Bernstein Expects DeFi to Make a Big Comeback

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2024. Mar. 04. 13:10

Bernstein Expects DeFi to Make a Big Comeback Six out of the top ten revenue-generating protocols are DeFi applications, the report said.

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Surpasses $65K, Meme Tokens Rally

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2024. Mar. 04. 13:08

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Surpasses $65K, Meme Tokens Rally The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for March 4, 2024. First Mover is CoinDesk’s daily newsletter that contextualizes the latest actions in the crypto markets.

Omni Network Signs $600M Restaking Deal With Ether.Fi to Enhance Security

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2024. Mar. 04. 13:00

Omni Network Signs $600M Restaking Deal With Ether.Fi to Enhance Security Liquid restaking protocol Ether.Fi will commit $600 million worth of ether {{ETH}} in a delegation deal to secure the Omni Network.

USDR Issuer Tangible Plans to Redeem Itself as a Layer-2 for Real-World Assets

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2024. Mar. 04. 13:00

USDR Issuer Tangible Plans to Redeem Itself as a Layer-2 for Real-World Assets First came the literal redemption for failed stablecoin USDR. Now comes the metaphorical redemption as Tangible changes its name to re.al.

Crypto Stocks Surge as Bitcoin Approaches All-Time Highs

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2024. Mar. 04. 12:30

Crypto Stocks Surge as Bitcoin Approaches All-Time Highs Bitcoin topped $65,000 for the first time since November 2021 on Monday.

Hong Kong's Markets Regulator Issues Warning Against Crypto Exchange BitForex

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2024. Mar. 04. 12:04

Hong Kong's Markets Regulator Issues Warning Against Crypto Exchange BitForex Hong Kong's regulator for securities and futures markets has warned the public about cryptocurrency exchange BitForex for suspected fraud, it announced Monday.

Bitcoin NFT NodeMonkes Sells for $1M as BTC Inches Towards $69K

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2024. Mar. 04. 09:44

Bitcoin NFT NodeMonkes Sells for $1M as BTC Inches Towards $69K Bitcoin-based collections traded more volume than Ethereum collections in the past 24 hours, which shows network adoption as bitcoin prices inch closer to highs.

Bitcoin NFT NodeMonkes Sells for $1M as BTC Inches Toward $69K

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2024. Mar. 04. 09:44

Bitcoin NFT NodeMonkes Sells for $1M as BTC Inches Toward $69K Bitcoin-based collections traded more volume than Ethereum collections in the past 24 hours, which shows network adoption as bitcoin prices inch closer to highs.

Bitcoin Rally Leaves More Than 97% of Addresses in Profit, Blockchain Data Show

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2024. Mar. 04. 09:28

Bitcoin Rally Leaves More Than 97% of Addresses in Profit, Blockchain Data Show Most bitcoin addresses bought coins at prices lower than the going market rate, according to IntoTheBlock.

Bitcoin Tops $65K, Inches Closer to Lifetime Peak

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2024. Mar. 04. 08:44

Bitcoin Tops $65K, Inches Closer to Lifetime Peak The surge comes ahead of the anticipated halving event and rising inflows on bitcoin ETFs.

Bitcoin Tops $65K as Bullish Bets Climb to Record High

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2024. Mar. 04. 08:44

Bitcoin Tops $65K as Bullish Bets Climb to Record High The largest cryptocurrency is now just 5% away from its 2021 high in U.S. dollar terms, having already reached records in other currencies.

Bitcoin Claims All-Time High in Euros, Takes Aim at U.S. Dollar Record

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2024. Mar. 04. 08:44

Bitcoin Claims All-Time High in Euros, Takes Aim at U.S. Dollar Record The largest cryptocurrency is now just 5% away from its 2021 high in U.S. dollar terms, having already reached records in other currencies.

Pepecoin Becomes Biggest Meme Coin Gainer as DOGE, SHIB Rally Eases

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2024. Mar. 04. 07:59

Pepecoin Becomes Biggest Meme Coin Gainer as DOGE, SHIB Rally Eases Futures products tied to PEPE saw unusually large liquidations since Friday, suggesting short covering.

Shiba Inu Rings Greed Alarm As Bitcoin Eyes Record High

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2024. Mar. 04. 06:06

Shiba Inu Rings Greed Alarm As Bitcoin Eyes Record High Open interest in SHIB futures has crossed above $100 million, hinting at speculative froth.

U.S. Judge Enters Default Ruling Against Ex-Coinbase Insider, Says Secondary Market Sales are Securities Transactions

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2024. Mar. 04. 05:58

U.S. Judge Enters Default Ruling Against Ex-Coinbase Insider, Says Secondary Market Sales are Securities Transactions In an insider trading case involving Coinbase's former product manager Ishan Wahi, his brother Nikhil Wahi and their friend Sameer Ramani, a U.S. court ruled on March 1, 2023, that the trading of certain crypto assets on a secondary market, which Coinbase is, are securities transactions.

Protocol Village: Ankr to Create Liquid Staking Tokens for Bitcoin Staked via Babylon

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2024. Mar. 02. 17:37

Protocol Village: Ankr to Create Liquid Staking Tokens for Bitcoin Staked via Babylon The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of Feb. 29-March 6.

Protocol Village: Ankr to Create Liquid Staking Tokens for Bitcoin Staked via Babylon

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2024. Mar. 02. 16:45

Protocol Village: Ankr to Create Liquid Staking Tokens for Bitcoin Staked via Babylon The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of Feb. 29-March 6.

Taiko, an 'Ethereum-Equivalent ZK Rollup,' Raises $15M

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2024. Mar. 02. 16:00

Taiko, an 'Ethereum-Equivalent ZK Rollup,' Raises $15M The Taiko project, distinguished for its "based sequencing" architecture, is one of several competing for relevance among a deep field of Ethereum layer-2 networks.

SHIB, WIF Climb 60% as Shorts Lose $50M Betting Against Meme Coins

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2024. Mar. 02. 13:55

SHIB, WIF Climb 60% as Shorts Lose $50M Betting Against Meme Coins Pepe (PEPE), the frog-themed meme token on Ethereum, was up as much as 100% to set record highs.

Floki Price Surges 100% as Burn Proposal Passes

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2024. Mar. 02. 13:18

Floki Price Surges 100% as Burn Proposal Passes As reported last week, the burn removes 2% of the tokens from the circulating supply.

Trump MAGA Meme Coins Are the First Experiment in 'PoliFi'

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2024. Mar. 02. 12:00

Trump MAGA Meme Coins Are the First Experiment in 'PoliFi' One part community, one part prediction market, the meme coin with the former president's namesake is a troll project that became serious, its marketing director told CoinDesk in an interview.

Wall Street Journal Accused of Defamation Over 2023 Tether-Bitfinex Article

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2024. Mar. 01. 22:38

Wall Street Journal Accused of Defamation Over 2023 Tether-Bitfinex Article Christopher Harborne and his aviation fuel broker AML Global were wrongly accused of "committing fraud, laundering money, and financing terrorists," according to the lawsuit.

Meme Coin Rally May Signal Impending Altcoin Season; This Is the Sign to Watch

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2024. Mar. 01. 21:24

Meme Coin Rally May Signal Impending Altcoin Season; This Is the Sign to Watch Bitcoin has led the crypto advance this year, but altcoins could start outperforming soon, analysts said.

The Catch-22 of U.S. Crypto Regulation

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2024. Mar. 01. 21:05

The Catch-22 of U.S. Crypto Regulation The SEC is asking crypto and fintech firms to do the impossible. Only Congress can stop that.

U.S. Department of Energy Will Start Comment Period on Miner Survey Proposal

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2024. Mar. 01. 21:03

U.S. Department of Energy Will Start Comment Period on Miner Survey Proposal The Energy Information Administration, a division within the Department of Energy, said it would solicit feedback on its crypto miner survey after coming to an agreement with the Texas Blockchain Council and Riot Platforms.

UK Law Enforcement Will Soon Have More Power to Seize Crypto Assets

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2024. Mar. 01. 18:19

UK Law Enforcement Will Soon Have More Power to Seize Crypto Assets A crime bill passed last year gave law enforcement agencies more power to seize and freeze crypto.

Meme Coins DOGE and SHIB Led CoinDesk 20 Gainers Last Week: CoinDesk Indices Charts

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2024. Mar. 01. 17:33

Meme Coins DOGE and SHIB Led CoinDesk 20 Gainers Last Week: CoinDesk Indices Charts All 20 of the CD20 assets were positive on the week, with fourteen posting returns greater than 10%.

Grayscale GBTC Selling Accelerates but Bitcoin ETF Inflows Remain Positive, Led by BlackRock

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2024. Mar. 01. 17:25

Grayscale GBTC Selling Accelerates but Bitcoin ETF Inflows Remain Positive, Led by BlackRock Outflows from Grayscale's bitcoin fund GBTC spiked Thursday, but inflows into U.S.-listed spot bitcoin ETFs remained positive, led by another strong day for BlackRock's ETF.

Indonesia’s Crypto Watchdog Pushes for Friendlier Taxes as Regulatory Overhaul Looms

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2024. Mar. 01. 16:59

Indonesia’s Crypto Watchdog Pushes for Friendlier Taxes as Regulatory Overhaul Looms Crypto is classified as a commodity in Indonesia and is subject to VAT and income tax.

Craig Wright Accuses Critics of Bugging His House, Spoofing Emails to Bring Him Back to Court

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2024. Mar. 01. 16:38

Craig Wright Accuses Critics of Bugging His House, Spoofing Emails to Bring Him Back to Court Wright returned to the stand in the U.K. COPA trial to defend accusations of forging doctoring emails he’d sent his former lawyers.

BlackRock's Spot Bitcoin ETF Starts Trading in Brazil

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2024. Mar. 01. 16:37

BlackRock's Spot Bitcoin ETF Starts Trading in Brazil BlackRock's iShares Bitcoin Trust ETF (IBIT), by far the most successful of the 10 spot bitcoin exchange-traded funds, started trading on the Brazilian stock exchange B3, the company said. The asset manager announced the expansion on Thursday.

Nigeria Government Demands $10B From Crypto Exchange Binance: BBC

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2024. Mar. 01. 15:53

Nigeria Government Demands $10B From Crypto Exchange Binance: BBC The exchange allegedly enabled funds to leave Nigeria while the country is trying to restrict capital outflows.

Blast, Hyped Layer-2 Chain, Sees Most Deposits Leave Within 1 Day of Going Live

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2024. Mar. 01. 14:17

Blast, Hyped Layer-2 Chain, Sees Most Deposits Leave Within 1 Day of Going Live      The controversial layer-2 network had taken $2.3 billion in deposits since November as it prepared for launch, but within 24 hours of going live, that figure had dwindled to $650 million.

Blast, Hyped Layer-2 Chain, Sees Most Deposits Bridge to Yield Manager

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2024. Mar. 01. 14:17

Blast, Hyped Layer-2 Chain, Sees Most Deposits Bridge to Yield Manager       The controversial layer-2 network had taken $2.3 billion in deposits since November as it prepared for launch, but within 24 hours of going live, that figure had dwindled to $650 million.

Protocol Village: Renzo, Liquid Restaking Protocol, Expands to Arbitrum in Deal With Connext

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2024. Mar. 01. 14:04

Protocol Village: Renzo, Liquid Restaking Protocol, Expands to Arbitrum in Deal With Connext The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of Feb. 29-March 6.

First Mover Americas: Is Bitcoin Rallying Ahead of Schedule?

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2024. Mar. 01. 13:01

First Mover Americas: Is Bitcoin Rallying Ahead of Schedule? The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for March 1, 2024. First Mover is CoinDesk’s daily newsletter that contextualizes the latest actions in the crypto markets.

Worldcoin’s WLD Slides as Elon Musk Sues OpenAI

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2024. Mar. 01. 10:48

Worldcoin’s WLD Slides as Elon Musk Sues OpenAI WLD is considered a proxy bet on OpenAI, the Sam Altman-owned artificial intelligence company.

Worldcoin’s WLD Drops as Elon Musk Sues OpenAI

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2024. Mar. 01. 10:48

Worldcoin’s WLD Drops as Elon Musk Sues OpenAI WLD is considered a proxy bet on OpenAI, the Sam Altman-owned artificial intelligence company.

Bitcoin Bulls Just Joining the Rally Are Very Late to the Party, Analyst Says

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2024. Mar. 01. 07:51

Bitcoin Bulls Just Joining the Rally Are Very Late to the Party, Analyst Says Never before has the RSI been this overbought alongside an above-$60,000 bitcoin price, analysts at The Market Ear explained.

SEC in ‘Enforcement-Only Mode’ for Crypto, Commissioner Peirce Says at ETHDenver

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2024. Mar. 01. 00:48

SEC in ‘Enforcement-Only Mode’ for Crypto, Commissioner Peirce Says at ETHDenver “What I reflect is the fact that you all are spending part of your brainpower” wondering how to avoid getting sued, she said during a panel at EthDenver.

StarkWare Unveils New 'Stwo' Cryptographic Prover That's 'Blazingly Fast'

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2024. Feb. 29. 23:35

StarkWare Unveils New 'Stwo' Cryptographic Prover That's 'Blazingly Fast' The upgraded prover should lead to faster and cheaper transactions, according to StarkWare. The news comes just a week after StarkWare and Polygon announced Circle STARKS, a new type of cryptographic proof.

Bitcoin Blasting Toward Biggest Monthly Gain in 3 Years

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2024. Feb. 29. 23:04

Bitcoin Blasting Toward Biggest Monthly Gain in 3 Years The cryptocurrency has more room to run, analysts say.

Retiring CEO of Giant Asset Manager Vanguard Shunned Bitcoin ETFs

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2024. Feb. 29. 22:41

Retiring CEO of Giant Asset Manager Vanguard Shunned Bitcoin ETFs The question some are now asking is whether the famously conservative firm will pivot on crypto.

Retiring CEO of Giant Asset Manager Vanguard Shunned Bitcoin ETFs. Will His Replacement?

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2024. Feb. 29. 22:41

Retiring CEO of Giant Asset Manager Vanguard Shunned Bitcoin ETFs. Will His Replacement? The question some are now asking is whether the famously conservative firm will pivot on crypto.

Protocol Village: Layer-2 Network Metis Integrates Chainlink CCIP as Canonical Token Bridge

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2024. Feb. 29. 21:10

Protocol Village: Layer-2 Network Metis Integrates Chainlink CCIP as Canonical Token Bridge The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of Feb. 29-March 6.

Bitcoin Is Hitting All-Time Highs Around the World

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2024. Feb. 29. 19:49

Bitcoin Is Hitting All-Time Highs Around the World Bitcoin is trading at a premium in many of the world's currencies because of their relative weakness to the USD

Bank of America, Wells Fargo to Offer Spot Bitcoin ETFs to Clients: Bloomberg

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2024. Feb. 29. 19:19

Bank of America, Wells Fargo to Offer Spot Bitcoin ETFs to Clients: Bloomberg Two Wall Street wealth management giants, Bank of America’s Merrill Lynch and Wells Fargo, are adding spot bitcoin exchange-traded funds to their brokerage platforms, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Bitcoin ETF Trading Frenzy Continues After Record $673M Net Inflow as BTC Price Nears Record

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2024. Feb. 29. 19:12

Bitcoin ETF Trading Frenzy Continues After Record $673M Net Inflow as BTC Price Nears Record BlackRock's bitcoin ETF (IBIT) surpassed $1 billion in trading volume Thursday for the fourth consecutive day.

Trading Platform Robinhood, Layer-2 Arbitrum Team Up To Offer Swaps To Users

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2024. Feb. 29. 18:40

Trading Platform Robinhood, Layer-2 Arbitrum Team Up To Offer Swaps To Users Users of Robinhood’s self-custody wallet will have access to Arbitrum swaps in the next coming months.

Protocol Village: Alchemy Launches 'Embedded Accounts' to Onboard Users to Web3

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2024. Feb. 29. 17:58

Protocol Village: Alchemy Launches 'Embedded Accounts' to Onboard Users to Web3 The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of Feb. 29-March 6.

U.S. House Panel Votes to Disapprove of Controversial SEC Custody Guidance

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2024. Feb. 29. 17:51

U.S. House Panel Votes to Disapprove of Controversial SEC Custody Guidance The House Financial Services Committee also seemed inclined to adopt a bill giving the U.S. Secret Service more resources to investigate crypto crimes.

Bitcoin ETF Buying Led by Retail, Hedge Funds, FAs; Larger Players Still to Come: Bitwise CIO

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2024. Feb. 29. 17:34

Bitcoin ETF Buying Led by Retail, Hedge Funds, FAs; Larger Players Still to Come: Bitwise CIO The ten spot bitcoin ETFs have arguably had one of the most successful launches in history with trading volume and inflows reaching new highs this week, but Bitwise Chief Investment Officer Matt Hougan expects even more demand is on the way.

Protocol Village: Alchemy Launches 'Embedded Accounts' to Onboard Users to Web3

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2024. Feb. 29. 17:05

Protocol Village: Alchemy Launches 'Embedded Accounts' to Onboard Users to Web3 The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of Feb. 29-March 6.

Bitcoin Could Slide to $42K After Halving Hype Subsides, JPMorgan Says

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2024. Feb. 29. 17:00

Bitcoin Could Slide to $42K After Halving Hype Subsides, JPMorgan Says The bitcoin production cost has historically acted as a lower boundary to the cryptocurrency’s price, the report said.

Crypto for Advisors: Private Credit Meets the Blockchain

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2024. Feb. 29. 16:45

Crypto for Advisors: Private Credit Meets the Blockchain In the world of digital assets, real world assets on-chain private credit brings the process of lending and borrowing against real-world assets onto a blockchain.

Nigeria Detains Binance Executives as It Investigates the Crypto Exchange: Reports

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2024. Feb. 29. 16:37

Nigeria Detains Binance Executives as It Investigates the Crypto Exchange: Reports Binance executives were intercepted by Nigerian officials and their passports seized after they landed in the country.

Protocol Village: Max Howell's Tea Protocol Aims to Address Challenges in OSS Development

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2024. Feb. 29. 15:21

Protocol Village: Max Howell's Tea Protocol Aims to Address Challenges in OSS Development The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of Feb. 29-March 6.

Protocol Village: Max Howell's Tea Protocol Aims to Address Challenges in OSS Development

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2024. Feb. 29. 15:00

Protocol Village: Max Howell's Tea Protocol Aims to Address Challenges in OSS Development The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of Feb. 29-March 6.

Coinbase Adds 'Smart Wallet' Feature, So Lengthy Seed Phrases Aren't Needed

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2024. Feb. 29. 15:00

Coinbase Adds 'Smart Wallet' Feature, So Lengthy Seed Phrases Aren't Needed The smart wallet will be an addition to Coinbase Wallet SDK, and the embedded wallets feature will be powered by "wallet as a service."

Digital Asset Manager Onramp Invest Integrates CoinDesk 20 Index for RIAs

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2024. Feb. 29. 14:00

Digital Asset Manager Onramp Invest Integrates CoinDesk 20 Index for RIAs Onramp is the first U.S.-based firm to allow for investible access via the CoinDesk 20 Index.

Protocol Village: Crypto Losses From Hacks, Rug Pulls Up 15% YTD, Immunefi Says

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2024. Feb. 29. 14:00

Protocol Village: Crypto Losses From Hacks, Rug Pulls Up 15% YTD, Immunefi Says The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of Feb. 29-March 6.

IOTA's Ecosystem Foundation Commits $10M for Tokenization, Trade Startups

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2024. Feb. 29. 13:00

IOTA's Ecosystem Foundation Commits $10M for Tokenization, Trade Startups IOTA's recently-launched Ecosystem Foundation is making its first series of investments, committing $10 million to to early-stage startups focused on digital trade and tokenization of real world assets (RWAs).

First Mover Americas: BTC Volatility Spikes, Crypto Derivatives Volume Surges

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2024. Feb. 29. 13:00

First Mover Americas: BTC Volatility Spikes, Crypto Derivatives Volume Surges The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for Feb. 29, 2024. First Mover is CoinDesk’s daily newsletter that contextualizes the latest actions in the crypto markets.

Solana Gaming Project MixMob Bags Stormtrooper NFT Licensing Rights

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2024. Feb. 29. 12:00

Solana Gaming Project MixMob Bags Stormtrooper NFT Licensing Rights MXM, MixMob’s governance token on the Solana blockchain, operates the MXM Esports League and incentivizes players.

Floki Developers Plan to Burn $11M Tokens, Reducing Supply by 190B FLOKI

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2024. Feb. 29. 10:00

Floki Developers Plan to Burn $11M Tokens, Reducing Supply by 190B FLOKI The figure represents 2% of the token’s circulating supply, or the number of tokens on the open market.

Crypto Miners Still Selling Their Bitcoin as Reward Halving Looms, Blockchain Data Show

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2024. Feb. 29. 09:24

Crypto Miners Still Selling Their Bitcoin as Reward Halving Looms, Blockchain Data Show The number of bitcoin held in wallets tied to miners has dropped to the lowest since mid-2021.

Dogecoin Bullish Bets Reach Record $1B

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2024. Feb. 29. 08:33

Dogecoin Bullish Bets Reach Record $1B The tokens were up over 40% in the past 24 hours, continuing a rally as a beta bet on the blockchains they are based upon.

SEC Objects to Terraform’s $166M Retainer of Law Firm Dentons: Reuters

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2024. Feb. 29. 08:01

SEC Objects to Terraform’s $166M Retainer of Law Firm Dentons: Reuters The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has raised objections to a $166 million retainer payment to lawyers of Terraform, according to Reuters.

Bitcoin Logs Biggest Single-Day Gain Since October, Market-Neutral Bets Yield 3x U.S. Treasury Notes

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2024. Feb. 29. 05:46

Bitcoin Logs Biggest Single-Day Gain Since October, Market-Neutral Bets Yield 3x U.S. Treasury Notes The attractive yield on the market-neutral cash and carry trade could draw more money to the crypto market.

Shiba Inu Adopts Tech to Bring More Privacy For SHIB Token Holders

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2024. Feb. 29. 04:21

Shiba Inu Adopts Tech to Bring More Privacy For SHIB Token Holders Shiba Inu ecosystem token TREAT will power the “new privacy layer” for the Shibarium blockchain.

Shiba Inu Adopts Tech to Bring More Privacy to SHIB Token Holders

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2024. Feb. 29. 04:21

Shiba Inu Adopts Tech to Bring More Privacy to SHIB Token Holders Shiba Inu ecosystem token TREAT will power a “new privacy layer” for the Shibarium blockchain.

Protocol Village: Bitcoin Miner Marathon, Plans 'Anduro,' a Multi-Chain Layer-2

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2024. Feb. 28. 23:32

Protocol Village: Bitcoin Miner Marathon, Plans 'Anduro,' a Multi-Chain Layer-2 The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of Feb. 29-March 6.

Sam Bankman-Fried Doesn't Want to Go to Prison for 100 Years

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2024. Feb. 28. 23:30

Sam Bankman-Fried Doesn't Want to Go to Prison for 100 Years Sam Bankman-Fried's new legal team filed his sentencing memo, alongside 29 different character references and other supporting documents, arguing he shouldn't face a lengthy prison term after his conviction last November on two fraud and five conspiracy charges.

Bitcoin Miner Marathon's Sales Beat Fails to Impress Wall Street

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2024. Feb. 28. 22:06

Bitcoin Miner Marathon's Sales Beat Fails to Impress Wall Street The company sold 56% of its mined bitcoin during the fourth quarter to fund operating costs.

Winklevoss Twins' Gemini Promises to Return $1.1B to Earn Customers

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2024. Feb. 28. 21:38

Winklevoss Twins' Gemini Promises to Return $1.1B to Earn Customers Gemini told the New York Department of Financial Services it would return at least $1.1 billion to its Earn customers after Genesis Global Capital wraps up its bankruptcy process, according to NYDFS.

Coinbase Made an Arbitration Case to the U.S. Supreme Court – Again

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2024. Feb. 28. 20:54

Coinbase Made an Arbitration Case to the U.S. Supreme Court – Again Crypto exchange Coinbase again led a legal charge on the ins and outs of arbitration in the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday. The latest case isn't about digital assets, directly, but it may be important for every modern consumer who buys, registers or contracts for a product or service – and for the businesses trying to stay out of court.

BlackRock Bitcoin ETF Breaks Volume Record as Bitcoin Rallies to $64K Before Plunging

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2024. Feb. 28. 20:48

BlackRock Bitcoin ETF Breaks Volume Record as Bitcoin Rallies to $64K Before Plunging U.S. spot bitcoin {{BTC}} exchange-traded funds (ETF) experienced another massive trading session Wednesday with BlackRock's bitcoin ETF (IBIT) breaking its volume record for the third consecutive day.

Bitcoin ETFs Break Volume Record Led by BlackRock Amid Wild Crypto Price Action

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2024. Feb. 28. 20:48

Bitcoin ETFs Break Volume Record Led by BlackRock Amid Wild Crypto Price Action U.S. spot bitcoin {{BTC}} exchange-traded funds (ETF) experienced another massive trading session Wednesday with BlackRock's bitcoin ETF (IBIT) breaking its volume record for the third consecutive day.

The Protocol: Bitcoin's Call for Volunteers, Ethena's USDe, Blast's Blast-Off

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2024. Feb. 28. 20:35

The Protocol: Bitcoin's Call for Volunteers, Ethena's USDe, Blast's Blast-Off In this week's issue of CoinDesk's newsletter on blockchain technology, we've got an exclusive interview with Stacks co-creator Muneeb Ali. PLUS: More than $200 million of blockchain project fundraisings.

U.S. Government Crypto Wallets Transfer Nearly $1B of Bitcoin Seized From Bitfinex Hacker

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2024. Feb. 28. 20:31

U.S. Government Crypto Wallets Transfer Nearly $1B of Bitcoin Seized From Bitfinex Hacker Wallets containing bitcoin seized by the U.S. government in the notorious Bitfinex hack – later leading to guilty pleas for Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather "Razzlekhan" Morgan – have suddenly become active.

Morgan Stanley Evaluating Spot Bitcoin ETFs for Its Giant Brokerage Platform: Sources

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2024. Feb. 28. 19:25

Morgan Stanley Evaluating Spot Bitcoin ETFs for Its Giant Brokerage Platform: Sources Since spot bitcoin ETFs went live in January, chatter has increased about the imminent arrival of the big registered investment advisor (RIA) networks and broker-dealer platforms.

Retail Investors Are Sleeping on Bitcoin's March Towards All-Time Highs: IntoTheBlock

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2024. Feb. 28. 18:49

Retail Investors Are Sleeping on Bitcoin's March Towards All-Time Highs: IntoTheBlock Metrics that previously signaled retail froth are still at low levels, suggesting that this phase of bitcoin's rally is driven by institutional investors, IntoTheBlock analysts said.

Bitcoin ETFs and Crypto Separately Managed Accounts: What RIAs Need to Know

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2024. Feb. 28. 18:30

Bitcoin ETFs and Crypto Separately Managed Accounts: What RIAs Need to Know SMAs allow investors to get exposure to multiple digital assets within the same portfolio, including novel protocols or tokenized RWAs.

What to Expect From Ethereum’s Cancun-Deneb Upgrade

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2024. Feb. 28. 18:10

What to Expect From Ethereum’s Cancun-Deneb Upgrade The beginning of "The Surge" era in Ethereum's roadmap sees a range of enhancements to scalability, efficiency and security. Here’s a breakdown.

Bitcoin Suddenly Plummets 7% After Hitting $64K, Triggering Over $600M Crypto Liquidations

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2024. Feb. 28. 18:08

Bitcoin Suddenly Plummets 7% After Hitting $64K, Triggering Over $600M Crypto Liquidations Bitcoin rose to $64,000 Wednesday before quickly reversed to $59,000, CoinDesk data shows.

Bitcoin Suddenly Plummets 7% After Hitting $64K, Triggering Over $700M Crypto Liquidations

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2024. Feb. 28. 18:08

Bitcoin Suddenly Plummets 7% After Hitting $64K, Triggering Over $700M Crypto Liquidations Bitcoin rose to $64,000 Wednesday before quickly reversed to $59,000, CoinDesk data shows.

El Salvador's Bukele Says Value of Country's Bitcoin Holdings Up Over 40%

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2024. Feb. 28. 17:55

El Salvador's Bukele Says Value of Country's Bitcoin Holdings Up Over 40% The country's bonds have also surged to over 80 cents on the dollar.

Coinbase Adds 2 Software Programs for Ethereum Staking, to Reduce Concentration Risks

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2024. Feb. 28. 17:54

Coinbase Adds 2 Software Programs for Ethereum Staking, to Reduce Concentration Risks The publicly traded U.S. crypto exchange said it would add support for the additional Ethereum "clients" – computer programs used to access and run the distributed network – to help reduce dependence on the dominant Geth software.

Amid Ferocious Bitcoin Rally, a Coinbase Snafu Shows $0 Balances for Customers

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2024. Feb. 28. 17:54

Amid Ferocious Bitcoin Rally, a Coinbase Snafu Shows $0 Balances for Customers Multiple users of Coinbase's U.S. platform said on Wednesday that their account balances were wiped out.

Craig Wright to Face New Allegations of Forgery in COPA Trial Over Ontier Emails

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2024. Feb. 28. 17:13

Craig Wright to Face New Allegations of Forgery in COPA Trial Over Ontier Emails He's set to retake the stand on Friday to defend allegations initially made by his former lawyers that their correspondence submitted to court had been doctored.

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