Privacy Protocol Monero Is Getting a Major Upgrade

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 21:46

Privacy Protocol Monero Is Getting a Major Upgrade The privacy-focused network is gearing up for a hard fork that has been in the works for months.

Blockchain Firm Skynet Labs Shutters After Failing to Get New Funding

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 21:43

Blockchain Firm Skynet Labs Shutters After Failing to Get New Funding Skynet Labs was formed to promote decentralized internet platform Skynet.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Price Finishes Higher for Third Consecutive Week

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 21:07

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Price Finishes Higher for Third Consecutive Week The largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization has responded favorably to improved economic indicators.

What Bear Market? Canada’s Largest Blockchain Conference Beamed With Bullish Energy

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 19:50

What Bear Market? Canada’s Largest Blockchain Conference Beamed With Bullish Energy The main takeaway was that spirits are high despite the crypto winter, and that there is a lot to look forward to in the blockchain space.

CFTC Accuses Ohio Man of Running $12M Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 17:28

CFTC Accuses Ohio Man of Running $12M Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme The U.S. markets regulator filed a cease-and-desist order in a district court against Rathnakishore Giri and his companies over allegations of scamming investors interested in digital assets.

Issues Crypto Should Watch For in the Tornado Cash Sanctions

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 17:00

Issues Crypto Should Watch For in the Tornado Cash Sanctions What a week huh? Tornado Cash got sanctioned, hedge funds might soon have to report their crypto holdings and we haven’t even had a chance to look at the latest push to give the CFTC spot market oversight.

Let Ugly Ducklings Grow: Why Crypto Needs a Safe Harbor

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 15:40

Let Ugly Ducklings Grow: Why Crypto Needs a Safe Harbor Too much much regulation may hinder the development of viable decentralized models.

Hedge Fund Point72’s Steve Cohen Plans Crypto Asset Manager: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 15:27

Hedge Fund Point72’s Steve Cohen Plans Crypto Asset Manager: Report The new vehicle from the hedge fund billionaire would trade spot cryptocurrencies and crypto derivatives.

Crypto Mining Hosting Firm Applied Blockchain Adds $15M Loan to Pay Off Debt, Fund Growth

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 14:18

Crypto Mining Hosting Firm Applied Blockchain Adds $15M Loan to Pay Off Debt, Fund Growth The firm's North Dakota site was knocked offline in July due to an equipment failure in the substation feeding it power.

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Slips at End of Strong Week, Huobi Founder in Talks to Sell Majority Stake

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 14:08

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Slips at End of Strong Week, Huobi Founder in Talks to Sell Majority Stake The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for August 12, 2022.

A Crypto Bro Walked Into a Wall Street Bar, And It Went Just Fine

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 14:01

A Crypto Bro Walked Into a Wall Street Bar, And It Went Just Fine What did NYSE badges and FTX hats have in common? A shared interest in the institutional adoption of crypto, extending far beyond the Wall Street bar.

Buenos Aires implementará nodos validadores de Ethereum en 2023

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 13:57

Buenos Aires implementará nodos validadores de Ethereum en 2023 La iniciativa tiene como objetivo investigar y desarrollar una regulación adaptativa para el ecosistema cripto, dijo el gobierno.

Bitcoin $24K Breakout Elusive as Treasury Yields Balk at Peak Inflation Narrative

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 12:42

Bitcoin $24K Breakout Elusive as Treasury Yields Balk at Peak Inflation Narrative Traders of risk assets, including bitcoin, might be wrong to conclude that inflation in the U.S. has peaked. At least that's what bond market activity is suggesting.

Tornado Cash's Discord Appears to go Dark

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 12:16

Tornado Cash's Discord Appears to go Dark The crypto mixer's website appears to be offline for some users, as well.

Indian Authorities Freeze Nearly $46M Assets of Troubled Crypto Lender Vauld: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 10:47

Indian Authorities Freeze Nearly $46M Assets of Troubled Crypto Lender Vauld: Report Nearly $50 million worth has been frozen by authorities at the troubled crypto exchange, media reports say

Indian Authorities Freeze Nearly $46M in Assets of Crypto Lender Vauld

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 10:47

Indian Authorities Freeze Nearly $46M in Assets of Crypto Lender Vauld Nearly $50 million worth has been frozen by authorities at the troubled crypto exchange, media reports say

UK Asset Manager Abrdn Becomes Digital Exchange Archax's Largest External Shareholder

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 10:26

UK Asset Manager Abrdn Becomes Digital Exchange Archax's Largest External Shareholder Asset manager abrdn has taken a stake in Archax, the first digital securities exchange to be regulated in the U.K., becoming the company's largest external shareholder.

Abrdn Buys Stake in Digital Exchange Archax

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 10:26

Abrdn Buys Stake in Digital Exchange Archax Asset manager abrdn has taken a stake in Archax, the first digital securities exchange to be regulated in the U.K., becoming the company's largest external shareholder.

Netherlands Arrests Suspected Tornado Cash Developer

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 10:10

Netherlands Arrests Suspected Tornado Cash Developer A 29-year-old developer, suspected of being involved in the sanctioned Tornado Cash protocol, has been arrested in Amsterdam on Friday.

Netherlands Arrests Suspected Developer of Sanctioned Crypto-Mixing Service Tornado Cash

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 10:10

Netherlands Arrests Suspected Developer of Sanctioned Crypto-Mixing Service Tornado Cash A 29-year-old developer suspected of being involved in the sanctioned Tornado Cash protocol was arrested in Amsterdam on Friday.

Crypto Derivative Trading Volume Rose for First Time in 4 Months as Market Rallied in July

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 08:27

Crypto Derivative Trading Volume Rose for First Time in 4 Months as Market Rallied in July While leverage boosts returns, it exposes traders to forced liquidations, which inject volatility into the market.

Binance Recovers $450K Stolen From Curve.Finance

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 07:04

Binance Recovers $450K Stolen From Curve.Finance The world's largest exchange is now working with law enforcement to return to stolen funds.

Crypto Exchange Binance Recovers $450K Stolen From DeFi Protocol Curve.Finance

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 07:04

Crypto Exchange Binance Recovers $450K Stolen From DeFi Protocol Curve.Finance The world's largest exchange is now working with law enforcement to return the stolen funds.

Huobi Founder in Talks to Sell Majority Stake at $3B Valuation: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 06:25

Huobi Founder in Talks to Sell Majority Stake at $3B Valuation: Report The deal could be one of the biggest ever in the crypto industry.

Crypto Entrepreneurs Bankman-Fried, Sun in Talks to Buy Majority of Huobi Global Exchange: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 06:25

Crypto Entrepreneurs Bankman-Fried, Sun in Talks to Buy Majority of Huobi Global Exchange: Report The deal could be one of the biggest ever in the crypto industry.

First Mover Asia: Solana Market Shrugs Off TVL Fakery With Price Rebound; Ether Climbs on Merge Anticipation

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 12. 00:30

First Mover Asia: Solana Market Shrugs Off TVL Fakery With Price Rebound; Ether Climbs on Merge Anticipation The SOL token has climbed over the past week, despite a scheme that artificially boosted the value of Saber and the Solana blockchain.

Coinbase Outlook 'Negative,' Credit Ratings Agency S&P Global Says

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 23:45

Coinbase Outlook 'Negative,' Credit Ratings Agency S&P Global Says S&P Global dropped the crypto exchange giant's rating to BB from BB+, citing weak earnings and stiff competition.

Coinbase's Credit Rating Gets Cut by S&P, Which Warns Crypto Winter Might Prompt More Reductions

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 23:45

Coinbase's Credit Rating Gets Cut by S&P, Which Warns Crypto Winter Might Prompt More Reductions S&P Global dropped the crypto exchange giant's rating to BB from BB+, citing weak earnings and stiff competition.

Pudgy Penguins NFT Prices Surge After Creator Unveils IRL Toys

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 22:05

Pudgy Penguins NFT Prices Surge After Creator Unveils IRL Toys Selected penguins from the long-standing collection are being turned into physical toys, causing the project’s floor to rise and sales to pump.

Snapple Created a Bodega in the Metaverse

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 21:50

Snapple Created a Bodega in the Metaverse The virtual installation in Decentraland comes with big savings (as much as $1.39) to visitors who complete its scavenger hunt and register their Paypal wallets.

Rune Christensen Details How MakerDAO Is Navigating Tornado Cash Sanctions

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 21:35

Rune Christensen Details How MakerDAO Is Navigating Tornado Cash Sanctions Rune Christensen, founder of MakerDAO, joined CoinDesk TV’s “First Mover” to discuss the risks for DeFi, its DAI stablecoin and what implications sanctioning coin mixer Tornado Cash could mean for the industry.

Buenos Aires to Deploy Ethereum Validator Nodes in 2023

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 21:31

Buenos Aires to Deploy Ethereum Validator Nodes in 2023 The initiative aims to research and develop adaptive regulation for the crypto ecosystem, the government said.

Bitcoin Miner Core Scientific Sticks With Its Year-end Hashrate Projection

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 20:49

Bitcoin Miner Core Scientific Sticks With Its Year-end Hashrate Projection The miner’s second quarter revenue almost doubled compared to last year.

Crypto Miner Core Scientific Cuts 10% of Staff, Keeps Hashrate Projection

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 20:49

Crypto Miner Core Scientific Cuts 10% of Staff, Keeps Hashrate Projection The miner’s second quarter revenue almost doubled compared to last year.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Price Rises but Ether Outpaces as Merge Nears

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 20:46

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Price Rises but Ether Outpaces as Merge Nears Ether’s price has been accelerating at a faster pace than bitcoin’s.

How DeFi Can Deliver Value for Artists and Musicians

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 19:56

How DeFi Can Deliver Value for Artists and Musicians Decentralized finance isn't just the future of money.

Web2 Delenda Est, You Say?

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 18:37

Web2 Delenda Est, You Say? Is censorship-resistance enough?

Web2 'Delenda Est,' You Say?

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 18:37

Web2 'Delenda Est,' You Say? Is censorship-resistance enough?

‘Hey, Look, It’s a Monkey!’ Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Pokes Fun at Ape NFTs, Expresses Optimism About the Merge

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 15:50

‘Hey, Look, It’s a Monkey!’ Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Pokes Fun at Ape NFTs, Expresses Optimism About the Merge The co-founder of Ethereum spoke as ETH, the network’s native coin, reached the highest levels since June as the Merge passed a test

US Regulators Consider Asking Large Hedge Funds to Disclose Crypto Exposure

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 15:43

US Regulators Consider Asking Large Hedge Funds to Disclose Crypto Exposure The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) voted to extend reporting requirements for large hedge funds to include cryptocurrency.

Ethereum’s Merge Now Has Tentative September Dates

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 15:38

Ethereum’s Merge Now Has Tentative September Dates Ethereum developers discussed some potential dates in September for the Merge. Also: the Goerli testnet merge post-mortem.

Energy Web Token Jumps 25% After BlackRock Gives Decarbonization Project a Shoutout

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 15:03

Energy Web Token Jumps 25% After BlackRock Gives Decarbonization Project a Shoutout The low cap alt coin rallied after Energy Web appeared in a BlackRock press release.

First Mover Americas: Ether Leads Crypto Markets Higher After Final Merge Test Goes Live

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 14:30

First Mover Americas: Ether Leads Crypto Markets Higher After Final Merge Test Goes Live The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for August 11, 2022.

Ether supera los $1.9K mientras Ethereum realiza el último ensayo de fusión

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 14:16

Ether supera los $1.9K mientras Ethereum realiza el último ensayo de fusión El optimismo sobre el merge ha hecho que la criptomoneda suba 60% en cuatro semanas.

Polkadot Now Has a Decentralized Version of 'Wrapped' Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 14:14

Polkadot Now Has a Decentralized Version of 'Wrapped' Bitcoin Interlay introduces a decentralized and trustless wrapped bitcoin bridge for DeFi users on Polkadot who are wary of third-party custodians and merchants.

Email Marketing Firm Mailchimp Suspends Several Crypto-Related Accounts

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 14:05

Email Marketing Firm Mailchimp Suspends Several Crypto-Related Accounts The suspension of crypto-related accounts appears to have been going on for several weeks.

BlackRock, Fresh off Coinbase Tie-Up, Offers Direct Bitcoin Exposure

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 13:33

BlackRock, Fresh off Coinbase Tie-Up, Offers Direct Bitcoin Exposure The institutional investor-focused spot bitcoin private trust will track the price of the cryptocurrency.

Ban Banks From Holding Crypto, UN Development Body Says

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 13:11

Ban Banks From Holding Crypto, UN Development Body Says UNCTAD recommends extra taxes on crypto transactions and ad restrictions to boost states' revenue and safeguard financial stability.

Maple, a DeFi Platform for Institutional Lending, Unveils New $30M Liquidity Pool

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 13:04

Maple, a DeFi Platform for Institutional Lending, Unveils New $30M Liquidity Pool The new lending pool is backed by crypto-native investment firm Maven 11.

Maple Finance, a DeFi Platform for Institutional Lending, Unveils $40M Liquidity Pool

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 13:04

Maple Finance, a DeFi Platform for Institutional Lending, Unveils $40M Liquidity Pool The new lending pool is backed by crypto-native investment firm Maven 11.

South Korea Arrests Three in Multi-Billion Dollar Crypto-Linked Probe: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 12:51

South Korea Arrests Three in Multi-Billion Dollar Crypto-Linked Probe: Report Authorities are reportedly investigating $3.4 billion in "abnormal transactions" involving foreign exchange and crypto investments.

South Korea Arrests 3 in Multibillion-Dollar Crypto-Linked Probe: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 12:51

South Korea Arrests 3 in Multibillion-Dollar Crypto-Linked Probe: Report Authorities are reportedly investigating $3.4 billion in "abnormal transactions" involving foreign exchange and crypto investments.

Crypto’s Downturn Makes Space for Education and Regulation

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 12:50

Crypto’s Downturn Makes Space for Education and Regulation Investors can still become early adopters before crypto reaches full maturity.

Bitcoin Rallies to 2-Month High, What Next?

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 12:23

Bitcoin Rallies to 2-Month High, What Next? The Fed pivot may be months away, experts said, warning of continued market volatility ahead.

Bitcoin Rallies to 2-Month High; What's Next?

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 12:23

Bitcoin Rallies to 2-Month High; What's Next? The Fed pivot may be months away, experts said, warning of continued market volatility ahead.

Philippines Central Bank to Halt Applications for New Virtual Asset Firms for Three Years

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 11:51

Philippines Central Bank to Halt Applications for New Virtual Asset Firms for Three Years The Philippines' central bank is closing its application window for new virtual asset services providers (VASP) licences for three years from Sept. 1.

Philippines Central Bank to Halt Applications for New Digital Asset Firms for 3 Years

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 11:51

Philippines Central Bank to Halt Applications for New Digital Asset Firms for 3 Years The Philippines' central bank is closing its application window for new virtual asset services providers (VASP) licences for three years from Sept. 1.

Bakkt's Q2 Loss Narrows to $27.6M, Tones Down Yearly Guidance

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 11:50

Bakkt's Q2 Loss Narrows to $27.6M, Tones Down Yearly Guidance The firm lowered its yearly net revenue guidance to $57 million- $62 million.

Digital Asset Platform Bakkt's Q2 Loss Narrows to $27.6M; Year Revenue Forecast Range Cut

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 11:50

Digital Asset Platform Bakkt's Q2 Loss Narrows to $27.6M; Year Revenue Forecast Range Cut The firm lowered its yearly net revenue guidance to $57 million- $62 million.

Hut 8's Q2 Loss Widens to $69M, Continues to Hodl Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 11:29

Hut 8's Q2 Loss Widens to $69M, Continues to Hodl Bitcoin The miner's earnings took a hit as it works to diversify towards high-performance computing.

Hut 8's Q2 Loss Widens to $69M, Continues to 'Hodl' Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 11:29

Hut 8's Q2 Loss Widens to $69M, Continues to 'Hodl' Bitcoin The miner's earnings took a hit as it works to diversify towards high-performance computing.

JPMorgan: Ethereum Miners Face an Abrupt Change Following the Merge

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 11:27

JPMorgan: Ethereum Miners Face an Abrupt Change Following the Merge Ethereum Classic miners are likely to be among the main beneficiaries of the shift to proof-of-stake validation as Ethereum miners look to offload their equipment.

South Korea's Financial Watchdog to Expedite New Crypto Rules: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 10:55

South Korea's Financial Watchdog to Expedite New Crypto Rules: Report The head of the country's Financial Services Commission said 13 bills related to virtual assets are to be debated in parliament, a local news outlet reported.

India's ED Probes at Least 10 Crypto Exchanges on Money Laundering Allegations: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 10:34

India's ED Probes at Least 10 Crypto Exchanges on Money Laundering Allegations: Report India's Enforcement Directorate estimates that the accused firms laundered more than Rs 1,000 crore or $130 million in the instant loan app case, according to the report.

India Regulator Probes at Least 10 Crypto Exchanges on Money Laundering Allegations: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 10:34

India Regulator Probes at Least 10 Crypto Exchanges on Money Laundering Allegations: Report India's Enforcement Directorate estimates that the accused firms laundered more than Rs 1,000 crore or $130 million in the instant loan app case, according to the report.

Genesis Digital Locks In 708 MW of Energy for Bitcoin Mining

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 10:00

Genesis Digital Locks In 708 MW of Energy for Bitcoin Mining The power capacity is spread across sites in west Texas, as well as North and South Carolina.

Crypto Exchange dYdX Blocked Accounts That Received Even Small Amounts From Tornado Cash

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 09:37

Crypto Exchange dYdX Blocked Accounts That Received Even Small Amounts From Tornado Cash Cryptocurrency exchange dYdX said it blocked user accounts with an association with Tornado Cash, the crypto-mixing service recently sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury.

'Copycats' Stole $88M During Nomad Exploit by Copying Attacker's Code: Coinbase

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 08:45

'Copycats' Stole $88M During Nomad Exploit by Copying Attacker's Code: Coinbase Over 88% of the addresses conducting the $190 million attack likely belonged to users copying a code that was initially used by Nomad’s exploiters.

Crypto Fund QCP Capital Says Options Trading Is Next Institutional Growth Driver

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 08:17

Crypto Fund QCP Capital Says Options Trading Is Next Institutional Growth Driver Institutional investors are much more likely to partake in options trading than other crypto-centric niches, founder Darius Sit said at an event in Seoul.

Ether Tops $1.9K as Ethereum Runs Final 'Merge' Rehearsal

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 06:59

Ether Tops $1.9K as Ethereum Runs Final 'Merge' Rehearsal The merge optimism has seen ether rally 60% in four weeks.

Ethereum’s Third and Final Testnet Merge Goes Live on Goerli

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 01:48

Ethereum’s Third and Final Testnet Merge Goes Live on Goerli Ethereum’s mainnet Merge with the proof-of-stake Beacon Chain should happen sometime next month.

California Man Must Pay $61K in Restitution for SIM Swap Scam That Stole One Victim's Crypto

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 11. 01:05

California Man Must Pay $61K in Restitution for SIM Swap Scam That Stole One Victim's Crypto The swindle defrauded Apple and targeted at least 40 people.

First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Soars Past $24K on Favorable CPI; Governments Focus Too Much on Crypto’s Economic Importance, Australia Academics Argue

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 23:05

First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Soars Past $24K on Favorable CPI; Governments Focus Too Much on Crypto’s Economic Importance, Australia Academics Argue  Professors from The University of Sydney say that as governments consider different initiatives, they are overlooking crypto’s social and cultural significance; bitcoin and other cryptos rise.

After Brutal Q2, Coinbase Needs to ‘Get Smart’ About Revenue Streams: Analyst Says

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 21:52

After Brutal Q2, Coinbase Needs to ‘Get Smart’ About Revenue Streams: Analyst Says Michael Safai, managing partner at Dexterity Capital, joined CoinDesk TV’s “First Mover” to discuss Coinbase's second-quarter earnings and the outlook for the crypto exchange.

Corn Farmers Hedge Their Crops With Futures. This Solana DEX Wants Vaildators to Follow Suit

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 21:34

Corn Farmers Hedge Their Crops With Futures. This Solana DEX Wants Vaildators to Follow Suit Solana futures exchange Cypher protocol is building a tool for validators to hedge against the volatility of token payouts.

Crypto Exchange Bitfinex May Be Facing Criminal Investigation in US

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 21:23

Crypto Exchange Bitfinex May Be Facing Criminal Investigation in US The exchange’s sister company has been hit with several investigations over who uses its platform and the state of its reserves.

Coinbase Faces SEC Probe Over Crypto Yield, Staking Products

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 21:12

Coinbase Faces SEC Probe Over Crypto Yield, Staking Products The crypto exchange disclosed it received an "investigative subpoena" from U.S. securities regulators.

Coinbase Exchange Faces SEC Probe Over Crypto Yield, Staking Products

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 21:12

Coinbase Exchange Faces SEC Probe Over Crypto Yield, Staking Products The crypto exchange disclosed it received an "investigative subpoena" from U.S. securities regulators.

Bye-bye Brokers: EU Tries Stock Trading, the Web3 Way

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 21:10

Bye-bye Brokers: EU Tries Stock Trading, the Web3 Way A new European trial of blockchain-based securities trading is a “very good thing” for crypto fans, CoinDesk was told – but some worry it’s overcautious and rigid.

Market Wrap: US Inflation Slows, Crypto Markets Accelerate

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 20:50

Market Wrap: US Inflation Slows, Crypto Markets Accelerate BTC jumps sharply on CPI news before moderating.

Ethereum’s Move From Proof-of-Work Essential for the Network, Crypto Exec Says

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 20:25

Ethereum’s Move From Proof-of-Work Essential for the Network, Crypto Exec Says Brian Norton, chief operations officer of MyEtherWallet, joined CoinDesk TV’s “First Mover,” to discuss the blockchain’s upcoming software update.

Table Tennis Goes Crypto with Plans for NFT, Web3 Crossovers

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 20:03

Table Tennis Goes Crypto with Plans for NFT, Web3 Crossovers The governing body that oversees table tennis is working with crypto startup NFT Tech to create new fan experiences.

Vinteum, un centro de investigación y desarrollo de Bitcoin, abrió sus puertas en Brasil

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 19:51

Vinteum, un centro de investigación y desarrollo de Bitcoin, abrió sus puertas en Brasil El lanzamiento de la organización sin fines de lucro tiene como objetivo apoyar a los desarrolladores en América Latina.

What Happens When You Try to Sanction a Protocol Like Tornado Cash

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 19:48

What Happens When You Try to Sanction a Protocol Like Tornado Cash Blacklists, contingency plans and calls to decentralize follow in the wake of the U.S. government’s unprecedented move to criminalize a smart contract.

What’s at Stake: Will the Merge Turn Ether Into a Security?

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 19:12

What’s at Stake: Will the Merge Turn Ether Into a Security? A Georgetown Law professor sounds an alarm on how proof-of-stake makes it easier for ether to meet the Howey Test.

Bitcoin R&D Center Vinteum Launches in Brazil

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 17:23

Bitcoin R&D Center Vinteum Launches in Brazil The launch of the non-profit aims to support Bitcoin developers in Brazil and Latin America.

US Senators Warren, Sanders Ask Key Bank Regulator to Rescind Crypto Guidance

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 17:19

US Senators Warren, Sanders Ask Key Bank Regulator to Rescind Crypto Guidance U.S Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) asked the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to rescind interpretative letters allowing banks to engage in crypto activities, and explain how involved banks are becoming in crypto.

NEAR Crypto Token Pumps After Coinbase Adds It to Listing Roadmap

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 16:59

NEAR Crypto Token Pumps After Coinbase Adds It to Listing Roadmap The blockchain network’s native token jumped 12% after Coinbase’s announcement.

NFT Collections Will Be Regulated Like Cryptocurrencies Under EU’s MiCA Law, Official Says

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 16:25

NFT Collections Will Be Regulated Like Cryptocurrencies Under EU’s MiCA Law, Official Says In practice a carveout for the ownership tokens may prove narrow, meaning issuers still have to publish lengthy investor white papers.

Ripple Labs Weighs Buying Crypto Lender Celsius’ Assets: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 16:12

Ripple Labs Weighs Buying Crypto Lender Celsius’ Assets: Report Key XRP backer Ripple Labs says it is interested in purchasing the assets of bankrupt crypto lender Celsius Network.

Crypto Trading Platform Hotbit Suspends Service Amid Criminal Investigation Into Former Employee

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 15:48

Crypto Trading Platform Hotbit  Suspends Service Amid Criminal Investigation Into Former Employee Hotbit suspended crypto trading, deposits and withdrawals due to a criminal investigation into a former employee that led law-enforcement authorities to freeze some of the firm's funds.

Crypto Payments Implicated in Alleged Bolton Assassination Plot, US DOJ Says

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 15:41

Crypto Payments Implicated in Alleged Bolton Assassination Plot, US DOJ Says A member of the Iranian armed forces planned retribution against the National Security Advisor in a scheme involving virtual wallets, court documents claim

Tornado Cash Ban May Not Stop Bad Actors but Could Put a Dent in Their Efforts, Former DEA Agent Says

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 15:07

Tornado Cash Ban May Not Stop Bad Actors but Could Put a Dent in Their Efforts, Former DEA Agent Says William Callahan joined CoinDesk TV’s “First Mover” to discuss the Treasury Department’s sanctioning of the mixing service.

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Jumps After Core CPI for July Comes In Lower Than Expected

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 14:25

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Jumps After Core CPI for July Comes In Lower Than Expected The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for August 10, 2022.

La inflación interanual en EE. UU. se desacelera a 8,5% en julio y bitcoin sube

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 14:07

La inflación interanual en EE. UU. se desacelera a 8,5% en julio y bitcoin sube Los mercados cripto respondieron positivamente tras la ralentización de la inflación, eliminando algo de presión de la Reserva Federal a la hora de continuar con el aumento agresivo de las tasas de interés.

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Stock Is Not Out of the Woods as Market Uncertainty Hovers

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 13:42

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Stock Is Not Out of the Woods as Market Uncertainty Hovers Wall Street lacks conviction on whether or not Q2 was the bottom for Coinbase.

Crypto-Exchange Coinbase Stock Is Not Out of the Woods as Market Uncertainty Hovers

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 13:42

Crypto-Exchange Coinbase Stock Is Not Out of the Woods as Market Uncertainty Hovers Wall Street lacks conviction on whether or not Q2 was the bottom for Coinbase.

Blockchain Payments Platform Ansible Labs, Founded by Visa Alums, Raises $7M

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 13:20

Blockchain Payments Platform Ansible Labs, Founded by Visa Alums, Raises $7M The startup is building a bank-grade off-ramp for Web3 transactions.

Blockchain Payments Platform Ansible Labs Raises $7M in Seed Funding Round

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 13:20

Blockchain Payments Platform Ansible Labs Raises $7M in Seed Funding Round The startup is building a bank-grade off-ramp for Web3 transactions.

DEX Protocol Injective Raises $40M From Jump Crypto, Brevan Howard Unit

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 13:00

DEX Protocol Injective Raises $40M From Jump Crypto, Brevan Howard Unit Injective will use the funds to boost the utility of the INJ Token.

Elliptic Introduces Product to Track Crypto Flows Across all Blockchains in Single Screening

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 13:00

Elliptic Introduces Product to Track Crypto Flows Across all Blockchains in Single Screening The analytics firm says the offering can be a game changer in the fight against exploits on cross-chain bridges, which are used to funnel crypto between different blockchains.

U.S. Inflation Slowed to 8.5% in July, CPI Report Shows; Bitcoin Jumps

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 12:48

U.S. Inflation Slowed to 8.5% in July, CPI Report Shows; Bitcoin Jumps Crypto markets responded positively after the slower-than-expected inflation reading, which takes some pressure of the Federal Reserve to continue to hike aggressively at the September meeting.

US Inflation Slowed to 8.5% in July, CPI Report Shows; Bitcoin Jumps

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 12:48

US Inflation Slowed to 8.5% in July, CPI Report Shows; Bitcoin Jumps Crypto markets responded positively after the slower-than-expected inflation reading, which takes some pressure of the Federal Reserve to continue to hike aggressively at the September meeting.

EU Official Says Europe’s MiCA Bill Would Prevent ‘Schemes’ Like Terra From Happening

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 12:47

EU Official Says Europe’s MiCA Bill Would Prevent ‘Schemes’ Like Terra From Happening SEOUL, South Korea – A European Union official told attendees at the Korea Blockchain Week conference in Seoul on Tuesday that the Terra collapse would have been impossible under the regulatory requirements laid out in the EU’s Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) bill.

EU Official Says Europe’s MiCA Bill Would Prevent Collapses Like Terra's

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 12:47

EU Official Says Europe’s MiCA Bill Would Prevent Collapses Like Terra's SEOUL, South Korea – A European Union official told attendees at the Korea Blockchain Week conference in Seoul on Tuesday that the Terra collapse would have been impossible under the regulatory requirements laid out in the EU’s Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) bill.

Elliptic Says RenBridge Was Used to Launder $540M Illicit Funds

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 12:41

Elliptic Says RenBridge Was Used to Launder $540M Illicit Funds Research from Elliptic show RenBridge

Elliptic Says RenBridge Was Used to Launder $540M of Illicit Crypto Funds

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 12:41

Elliptic Says RenBridge Was Used to Launder $540M of Illicit Crypto Funds Research from Elliptic show RenBridge

Phantom Says Its Systems Were Not Compromised in $4M Hack

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 12:22

Phantom Says Its Systems Were Not Compromised in $4M Hack Solana wallet provider Phantom said its systems were not compromised in the wallet exploit which saw hackers drain around $4 million.

Crypto Wallet Provider Phantom Says Its Systems Were Not Compromised in $4M Hack

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 12:22

Crypto Wallet Provider Phantom Says Its Systems Were Not Compromised in $4M Hack Solana wallet provider Phantom said its systems were not compromised in the wallet exploit which saw hackers drain around $4 million.

South Korean Web 2 Metaverse Platform Zepeto Gets a Web3 Makeover

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 11:53

South Korean Web 2 Metaverse Platform Zepeto Gets a Web3 Makeover The new platform, which is being built on the Solana blockchain, is a collaboration between Naver-owned Zepeto and Jump Crypto, the cryptocurrency arm of U.S.-based Jump Trading.

Cloning Tornado Cash Would Be Easy, But Risky

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 11:20

Cloning Tornado Cash Would Be Easy, But Risky The sanctioned Ethereum mixer’s code is open source. Anyone can copy and run it. The hard part: winning user trust–and staying out of the U.S. government’s crosshairs.

Unstoppable Finance Raises $12.8M to Build DeFi Wallet

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 09:59

Unstoppable Finance Raises $12.8M to Build DeFi Wallet German fintech firm Unstoppable Finance has raised 12.5 million euro ($12.8 million) to develop its decentralized finance (DeFi) wallet "Ultimate".

BofA: Coinbase Is Well Positioned to Take Market Share During This Crypto Winter

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 09:56

BofA: Coinbase Is Well Positioned to Take Market Share During This Crypto Winter JPMorgan is less optimistic than Bank of America about the company in the near term.

BofA: Coinbase Exchange Is Well Positioned to Take Market Share During This Crypto Winter

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 09:56

BofA: Coinbase Exchange Is Well Positioned to Take Market Share During This Crypto Winter JPMorgan is less optimistic than Bank of America about the company in the near term.

More Than $600K Vanishes From DeFi Project Blur Finance as Developers Disappear

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 09:39

More Than $600K Vanishes From DeFi Project Blur Finance as Developers Disappear Twitter and Discord links for the project were not working at press time.

Over $600K Vanishes From DeFi Project Blur Finance; Developers Disappear

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 09:39

Over $600K Vanishes From DeFi Project Blur Finance; Developers Disappear Twitter and Discord links for the project were not working at press time.

CoinFLEX Files For Restructuring in Seychelles

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 08:26

CoinFLEX Files For Restructuring in Seychelles Crypto futures exchange CoinFLEX has filed for restructuring in Seychelles as part of its plans to improve its financial situation.

Crypto Futures Exchange CoinFLEX Files for Restructuring in Seychelles

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 08:26

Crypto Futures Exchange CoinFLEX Files for Restructuring in Seychelles Crypto futures exchange CoinFLEX has filed for restructuring in Seychelles as part of its plans to improve its financial situation.

At ETHSeoul, Ethereum Developers Turn Attention to Privacy and Users

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 10. 05:35

At ETHSeoul, Ethereum Developers Turn Attention to Privacy and Users Real-life use cases, privacy and making blockchain applications more accessible for retail users dominated the conversations at Ethereum’s developer event in Seoul attended by CoinDesk.

First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Snaps Its 4-Day Rally Tuesday; Troubles in Cryptoland? Not at Korea's Muted Mega-Blockchain Week

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 23:37

First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Snaps Its 4-Day Rally Tuesday; Troubles in Cryptoland? Not at Korea's Muted Mega-Blockchain Week The Seoul-based event offered a welcome return to in-person interaction but failed to tackle the industry's most burning themes or challenge its panelists.

First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Snaps Its 4-Day Rally Tuesday; Troubles in Cryptoland? Not at South Korea's Muted Mega-Blockchain Week

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 23:37

First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Snaps Its 4-Day Rally Tuesday; Troubles in Cryptoland? Not at South Korea's Muted Mega-Blockchain Week The Seoul-based event offered a welcome return to in-person interaction but failed to tackle the industry's most burning themes or challenge its panelists.

Bitcoin Miner Riot Blockchain Delays Earnings Report to Sort Out How Much Crypto Rout Devalued Its Assets

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 22:13

Bitcoin Miner Riot Blockchain Delays Earnings Report to Sort Out How Much Crypto Rout Devalued Its Assets The miner said that macroeconomic factors have complicated its accounting more than expected.

What the Tornado Cash Sanction Means for Privacy Coins

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 21:58

What the Tornado Cash Sanction Means for Privacy Coins The U.S. government’s sanction of a key Ethereum application shows the need for privacy tools in crypto, a privacy advocate says.

DeFi Protocol Curve.Finance Hacked; $570K Stolen

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 21:39

DeFi Protocol Curve.Finance Hacked; $570K Stolen Users have been advised not to use curve.fi and curve.exchange until the source of the hack is located.

DeFi Protocol Curve.Finance Gets Hacked and $570K Is Stolen

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 21:39

DeFi Protocol Curve.Finance Gets Hacked and $570K Is Stolen Users have been advised not to use curve.fi and curve.exchange until the source of the hack is located.

CleanSpark Raises Year-End Hashrate Guidance, Sets 2023 Outlook

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 21:10

CleanSpark Raises Year-End Hashrate Guidance, Sets 2023 Outlook The miner noted a $29.3 million loss for the fiscal quarter, driven by the reclassification of its energy assets.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Prices Pull Back Ahead of US Inflation Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 20:34

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Prices Pull Back Ahead of US Inflation Report Global markets are awaiting the data release scheduled for Wednesday. |

Coinbase Shares Drop as Crypto Winter Takes Toll on Exchange's Trading Volume

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 20:32

Coinbase Shares Drop as Crypto Winter Takes Toll on Exchange's Trading Volume Crypto exchange Coinbase faced earnings headwinds as the market rout and lessened trading activity took its toll.

Usuario cripto anónimo molesta a celebridades enviando ETH desde Tornado Cash

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 19:54

Usuario cripto anónimo molesta a celebridades enviando ETH desde Tornado Cash Pequeñas cantidades de ether fueron enviadas desde una dirección sancionada a celebridades y figuras cripto prominentes el martes.

MicroStrategy Explored Options From Art to Real Estate Before Bitcoin Buys, New CEO Says

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 19:45

MicroStrategy Explored Options From Art to Real Estate Before Bitcoin Buys, New CEO Says MicroStrategy's new CEO said Tuesday that owning bitcoin was the best treasury strategy for the company.

Dormant Wallet Linked to Alex Mashinsky Used to Cash In on CEL Token Surge

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 19:33

Dormant Wallet Linked to Alex Mashinsky Used to Cash In on CEL Token Surge The address attributed to the Celsius founder by Nansen and Arkham sold CEL tokens for the first time since Celsius froze withdrawals.

Celsius CEO Cashed in After Bankrupt Crypto Lender's Token Surged

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 19:33

Celsius CEO Cashed in After Bankrupt Crypto Lender's Token Surged The address attributed to the Celsius founder by Nansen and Arkham sold CEL tokens for the first time since Celsius froze withdrawals.

Mercado Libre to Expand Crypto Trading Across Latin America

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 19:09

Mercado Libre to Expand Crypto Trading Across Latin America The company’s Mercado Pago digital wallet began allowing crypto buys and sells in Brazil in December, reaching 1 million users shortly thereafter.

Coinbase Executives Mislead Shareholders About Public Listing, New Lawsuit Alleges

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 18:23

Coinbase Executives Mislead Shareholders About Public Listing, New Lawsuit Alleges A Coinbase shareholder is seeking damages from nine company executives and board members on behalf of the firm.

Coinbase Executives Misled Shareholders About Public Listing, New Lawsuit Alleges

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 18:23

Coinbase Executives Misled Shareholders About Public Listing, New Lawsuit Alleges A Coinbase shareholder is seeking damages from nine company executives and board members on behalf of the firm.

As Government Takes on the Tornado Mixer, It May Reap a Whirlwind

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 18:23

As Government Takes on the Tornado Mixer, It May Reap a Whirlwind Tornado Cash isn’t a company, a service or a person – it’s a series of words, and likely protected by the U.S. First Amendment.

Bain Capital Leads $12M Round for Scalable Blockchain Developer RISC Zero

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 18:12

Bain Capital Leads $12M Round for Scalable Blockchain Developer RISC Zero The startup uses zero-knowledge proofs to create a developer-friendly blockchain.

Morgan Stanley’s New PAVA Indicator Divides ETH Users Into ‘Believers’ and ‘Speculators’

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 18:00

Morgan Stanley’s New PAVA Indicator Divides ETH Users Into ‘Believers’ and ‘Speculators’ The indicator monitors the extent ETH’s pricing is driven by blockchain network usage versus speculative activity.

Canadian Regulators Probing Crypto Lender Celsius Network Alongside US: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 17:31

Canadian Regulators Probing Crypto Lender Celsius Network Alongside US: Report Canada's provincial securities regulators are investigating how Celsius' implosion is impacting investors in North America.

A Growing Metaverse Poses Systemic Risks Regulators Need to Recognize, BOE Researchers Say

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 17:06

A Growing Metaverse Poses Systemic Risks Regulators Need to Recognize, BOE Researchers Say If the metaverse grows, households might rely more on crypto and banks and financial institutions might have greater exposure, Bank of England researchers said.

German Crypto Exchange Nuri Files for Insolvency

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 16:25

German Crypto Exchange Nuri Files for Insolvency Cryptocurrency exchange Nuri has filed for insolvency in a Berlin court.

Greylock, Pantera Led $18M Round for NFT Infrastructure Provider Pinata

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 15:50

Greylock, Pantera Led $18M Round for NFT Infrastructure Provider Pinata Silicon Valley investment giant Greylock also backed Pinata’s $3.5 million seed round last year.

Someone Is Trolling Celebs by Sending ETH From Tornado Cash

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 15:16

Someone Is Trolling Celebs by Sending ETH From Tornado Cash An anonymous crypto user sent small amounts of ether from a sanctioned Tornado Cash address to celebrities and prominent crypto figures on Tuesday.

Andreessen Horowitz Leads $20M Funding Round for CreatorDAO

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 15:16

Andreessen Horowitz Leads $20M Funding Round for CreatorDAO Paris Hilton also backed the decentralized autonomous organization providing capital and operational support for creators.

Compañía de energía renovable capta $4.3M para convertir un vertedero de metano en bitcoin

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 14:45

Compañía de energía renovable capta $4.3M para convertir un vertedero de metano en bitcoin La primera ronda para levantar capital fue liderada por Polychain Capital

Inflation Probably Slowed in July CPI Report, But Not Enough to Trigger Crypto Bull Run

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 14:40

Inflation Probably Slowed in July CPI Report, But Not Enough to Trigger Crypto Bull Run "The bottom line is that we still see upside risks to inflation and policy pricing over the next few months," said economists for the Wall Street firm Goldman Sachs. Fed rate hikes have roiled crypto markets this year.

Inflation Probably Slowed in July, But Not Enough to Trigger Crypto Bull Run

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 14:40

Inflation Probably Slowed in July, But Not Enough to Trigger Crypto Bull Run "The bottom line is that we still see upside risks to inflation and policy pricing over the next few months," said economists for the Wall Street firm Goldman Sachs. Fed rate hikes have roiled crypto markets this year.

Inflation Probably Slowed in July, but Not by Enough to Trigger Crypto Bull Run

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 14:40

Inflation Probably Slowed in July, but Not by Enough to Trigger Crypto Bull Run "The bottom line is that we still see upside risks to inflation and policy pricing over the next few months," said economists for the Wall Street firm Goldman Sachs. Fed rate hikes have roiled crypto markets this year.

Cipher Mining Lowers Per-Terahash Cost of Mining Rigs Even as Quarterly Loss Widens

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 14:22

Cipher Mining Lowers Per-Terahash Cost of Mining Rigs Even as Quarterly Loss Widens The miner expects to deploy 6.9 EH/s by early 2023.

Cipher Mining Lowers Per-Terahash Cost of Crypto Mining Rigs Even as Quarterly Loss Widens

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 14:22

Cipher Mining Lowers Per-Terahash Cost of Crypto Mining Rigs Even as Quarterly Loss Widens The miner expects to deploy 6.9 EH/s by early 2023.

First Mover Americas: As Bitcoin and Ether Slide, Investors Bet on Ethereum Fork

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 14:18

First Mover Americas: As Bitcoin and Ether Slide, Investors Bet on Ethereum Fork The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for August 9, 2022.

Reddit Expands Community Points Offering With FTX Pay Integration

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 14:07

Reddit Expands Community Points Offering With FTX Pay Integration Social media website Reddit has integrated with FTX Pay to enhance its community points offering.

Crypto Intelligence Platform Messari Plans to Raise $35M at $300M Valuation: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 13:11

Crypto Intelligence Platform Messari Plans to Raise $35M at $300M Valuation: Report Messari raised $21 million last year in a round led by Steve Cohen's Point72 Ventures.

Understanding the Currency Sector in CoinDesk Indices DACS

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 13:02

Understanding the Currency Sector in CoinDesk Indices DACS The Currency Sector is the largest Sector in CoinDesk Indices' DACS. It has the largest number of digital assets among the six sectors that make up DACS.

Blockchain Analytics Platform Merkle Science Raises $19M to Take on Bridge Exploits

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 13:00

Blockchain Analytics Platform Merkle Science Raises $19M to Take on Bridge Exploits The threat detection company added funding to its Series A round, which now totals more than $24 million.

Former Terra-Affiliated Project Kujira to Issue Stablecoin

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 12:44

Former Terra-Affiliated Project Kujira to Issue Stablecoin The USK stablecoin is taking a cue from DAI and is set to maintain its price peg by a combination of overcollateralization of ATOM tokens and trading incentives.

Renewable Energy Company Closes $4.3M Capital Round to Convert Landfill Methane Into Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 12:00

Renewable Energy Company Closes $4.3M Capital Round to Convert Landfill Methane Into Bitcoin Vespene Energy’s first funding round was led by Polychain Capital.

Nuvei Tempers Yearly Expectations Due to Crypto Volatility

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 11:54

Nuvei Tempers Yearly Expectations Due to Crypto Volatility The payments technology firm has tempered its outlook for the remainder of 2022 after its Q2 revenue fell short of expectations, partly due to volatility in cryptocurrencies.

Binance CEO Hits Back at 'Weak' KYC Claims

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 11:36

Binance CEO Hits Back at 'Weak' KYC Claims Binance has the most sophisticated KYC solution on the planet, CZ said.

Iran Places First Crypto-Funded Import Order, Worth $10M: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 11:30

Iran Places First Crypto-Funded Import Order, Worth $10M: Report The order came after the government amended the country's digital assets laws to allow locally mined crypto to be used to pay for imports.

Zipmex to Restart Ether, Bitcoin Withdrawals in the Next Few Days

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 11:04

Zipmex to Restart Ether, Bitcoin Withdrawals in the Next Few Days Cryptocurrency exchange Zipmex will release ether (ETH) to users' wallets on Aug 11 with bitcoin (BTC) following a week later, having blocked customers from taking direct custody of their coins last month.

Bitcoin Miner CleanSpark Buys 36MW Facility and 3,400 Machines in Georgia for $25.1M

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 11:00

Bitcoin Miner CleanSpark Buys 36MW Facility and 3,400 Machines in Georgia for $25.1M The Las Vegas miner continues to snatch up opportunities in a market ripe for mergers and acquisitions.

Kazakh Authorities Arrest 23 Suspected of Forcing IT Professional to Run an Illegal Crypto Mine

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 10:43

Kazakh Authorities Arrest 23 Suspected of Forcing IT Professional to Run an Illegal Crypto Mine The country is still grappling with the illegal crypto mining industry.

Kazakh Authorities Arrest 23 Suspected of Forcing IT Professional to Run an Illegal Crypto Mine: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 10:43

Kazakh Authorities Arrest 23 Suspected of Forcing IT Professional to Run an Illegal Crypto Mine: Report The country is still grappling with the illegal crypto mining industry.

Korean Blockchain Project Klaytn Commits $20M to Asian Universities for Blockchain Research

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 10:05

Korean Blockchain Project Klaytn Commits $20M to Asian Universities for Blockchain Research The funding will to support industry research at two of Asia’s highly ranked technology schools.

Korean Blockchain Project Klaytn Commits $20M to Blockchain Research

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 10:05

Korean Blockchain Project Klaytn Commits $20M to Blockchain Research The funding will to support industry research at two of Asia’s highly ranked technology schools.

Reserve Bank of Australia Starts New Pilot to Explore CBDC Use Cases

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 08:51

Reserve Bank of Australia Starts New Pilot to Explore CBDC Use Cases The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is to explore use cases for a central bank digital currency (CBDC) in "limited-scale" pilot alongside the Digital Finance Cooperative Research Centre (DFCRC).

Reserve Bank of Australia Starts Pilot to Explore CBDC Use Cases

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 08:51

Reserve Bank of Australia Starts Pilot to Explore CBDC Use Cases The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is to explore use cases for a central bank digital currency (CBDC) in "limited-scale" pilot alongside the Digital Finance Cooperative Research Centre (DFCRC).

First Mover Asia: BTC Holds Near $24K; Why Do We Need Ethereum PoW When We Have Ethereum Classic?

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 00:54

First Mover Asia: BTC Holds Near $24K; Why Do We Need Ethereum PoW When We Have Ethereum Classic? Crypto mega-entrepreneurs Vitalik Buterin and Justin Sun are clashing over Ethereum’s future; ether hovers over $1.7K.

First Mover Asia: BTC Holds Near $24K; Why Do We Need EthereumPOW When We Have Ethereum Classic?

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 09. 00:54

First Mover Asia: BTC Holds Near $24K; Why Do We Need EthereumPOW When We Have Ethereum Classic? Crypto mega-entrepreneurs Vitalik Buterin and Justin Sun are clashing over Ethereum’s future; ether hovers over $1.7K.

BitMEX Executive Pleads Guilty to Violating Anti-Money Laundering Act

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 22:44

BitMEX Executive Pleads Guilty to Violating Anti-Money Laundering Act A New York federal court previously sentenced the Mexico-based firm’s co-founders to  probation time and fines for federal compliance failures.

BitMEX Executive Pleads Guilty to Violating US Anti-Money Laundering Program

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 22:44

BitMEX Executive Pleads Guilty to Violating US Anti-Money Laundering Program A New York federal court previously sentenced the firm’s co-founders to probation time and fines for federal compliance failures.

Crypto Options Trading on Solana Has Mostly Fizzled. A New DEX Has a Plan to Change That

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 22:40

Crypto Options Trading on Solana Has Mostly Fizzled. A New DEX Has a Plan to Change That OptiFi is the latest options trading DEX on Solana. Its on-chain automated market maker is made possible by portfolio margining.

Justin Sun Says Proof-of-Work 'Essential' Part of Ethereum

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 22:34

Justin Sun Says Proof-of-Work 'Essential' Part of Ethereum Tron founder Justin Sun joined CoinDesk TV’s “First Mover,” to discuss his support for an Ethereum fork.

Amber Group Brings Retail Trading Platform to Brazil

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 21:49

Amber Group Brings Retail Trading Platform to Brazil The platform, which has been operational in the South American country since June, will also enable the delivery of loans.

9 Survival Tips for Crypto Winter

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 21:24

9 Survival Tips for Crypto Winter Jeff Wilser gathers advice from traders who've seen this movie before.

Bankrupt Lender Celsius’ Token Surges on Twitter-Driven Short Squeeze

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 21:11

Bankrupt Lender Celsius’ Token Surges on Twitter-Driven Short Squeeze The CEL token has gained about 300% since Celsius filed for bankruptcy last month.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Climbs Above $24K

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 20:41

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Climbs Above $24K The cryptocurrency is largely tracking stocks.

Bitcoin Miner Marathon to Start Energizing Texas Rigs at Compute North Facility

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 20:37

Bitcoin Miner Marathon to Start Energizing Texas Rigs at Compute North Facility The dramatic decline in bitcoin prices led to a $127.6 million impairment on the company's BTC holdings.

Americans See Inflation Plunging Next Year, New York Fed Survey Finds

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 20:29

Americans See Inflation Plunging Next Year, New York Fed Survey Finds Respondents to the New York Federal Reserve survey expect inflation to run at 6.2% in 2023, which is down from last month’s survey.

Cashmere Raises $3M at $30M Valuation to Build Solana Enterprise Wallet

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 20:04

Cashmere Raises $3M at $30M Valuation to Build Solana Enterprise Wallet Investors in the Solana-based project included YCombinator, Coinbase Ventures and FBG Capital

The Ethereum Merge is Main Contributor to July Rebound: JPMorgan

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 19:59

The Ethereum Merge is Main Contributor to July Rebound: JPMorgan The price of ether surged 70% in July, outpacing other major cryptos.

The Ethereum Merge Is the Main Contributor to July Rebound: JPMorgan

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 19:59

The Ethereum Merge Is the Main Contributor to July Rebound: JPMorgan The price of ether surged 70% in July, outpacing other major cryptos.

Cathie Wood Says Ark Sold Some Coinbase Due to Uncertainty on SEC Probe

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 18:30

Cathie Wood Says Ark Sold Some Coinbase Due to Uncertainty on SEC Probe Ark's CEO Cathie Wood explains rationale for selling some of its Coinbase stake in late July.

US Crypto Regulation Bill Needs More Work to Define Boundaries, Former Prosecutor Says

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 17:44

US Crypto Regulation Bill Needs More Work to Define Boundaries, Former Prosecutor Says Former federal prosecutor Grant Fondo joined CoinDesk TV’s “First Mover” to discuss the latest effort by the U.S. Senate to divy up crypto regulation between the SEC and CFTC, and why that effort doesn’t settle the issue of who should regulate what.

US Secretary of State Tweets, Deletes Claim That Crypto Mixer Tornado Cash Is North Korea-Sponsored

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 17:16

US Secretary of State Tweets, Deletes Claim That Crypto Mixer Tornado Cash Is North Korea-Sponsored U.S Secretary of State Antony Blinken raised eyebrows Monday when he tweeted that the U.S. Treasury Department had "sanctioned virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash, which is a U.S.-sanctioned, DPRK state-sponsored hacking group, used by the DPRK to launder money." One hour and three minutes later, the tweet had been deleted and replaced with what the Treasury Department actually alleged: That Tornado Cash was used by a North Korean hacking group to launder funds.

US Government Amps Up Inevitable Clash With Crypto Privacy in Tornado Cash Blacklisting

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 17:13

US Government Amps Up Inevitable Clash With Crypto Privacy in Tornado Cash Blacklisting The Treasury Department says Tornado Cash abetted $7 billion of money laundering, but that’s not likely to quiet crypto enthusiasts as they fight to stay anonymous.

How to Stop Forsage, Meta Force and Other Smart Contract Pyramid Schemes

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 17:00

How to Stop Forsage, Meta Force and Other Smart Contract Pyramid Schemes An SEC indictment notwithstanding, it's not easy to taking down online pyramid schemes, says our columnist. Here are some ideas.

Ether's Deepest 'Backwardation' Since 2020 Crash Shows Traders Prepping for Ethereum PoW Split

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 15:32

Ether's Deepest 'Backwardation' Since 2020 Crash Shows Traders Prepping for Ethereum PoW Split Traders buy ETH in the spot market and sell ether futures to withstand volatility, creating backwardation.

SoftBank Reports Record Quarterly Loss

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 15:22

SoftBank Reports Record Quarterly Loss The decline was attributed to the global sell-off in tech stocks.

Iris Energy Turns On 41 Megawatts of Bitcoin Mining Machines Ahead of Schedule

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 15:20

Iris Energy Turns On 41 Megawatts of Bitcoin Mining Machines Ahead of Schedule The firm will be adding another 50MW by the end of next month, bringing its total hashrate to 3.7 EH/s.

WazirX Co-Founder Nischal Shetty Speaks Out on Spat With Binance CEO

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 14:54

WazirX Co-Founder Nischal Shetty Speaks Out on Spat With Binance CEO Shetty said his team has been in discussions with Binance for several months to try and resolve the ownership issue.

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Passes $24K for First Time in August; Ethereum’s Buterin Shrugs Off Fork Talk

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 14:23

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Passes $24K for First Time in August; Ethereum’s Buterin Shrugs Off Fork Talk The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for August 8, 2022.

Vitalik Buterin minimiza el impacto de nuevas bifurcaciones de Ethereum tras la fusión

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 14:20

Vitalik Buterin minimiza el impacto de nuevas bifurcaciones de Ethereum tras la fusión Según su cofundador, es improbable que la blockchain se vea “significativamente afectada por otra bifurcación”.

Crypto Mixing Service Tornado Cash Blacklisted by US Treasury

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 14:13

Crypto Mixing Service Tornado Cash Blacklisted by US Treasury The U.S. Treasury Department barred all U.S. persons from using Tornado Cash, alleging its use in laundering stolen crypto funds by North Korean hackers poses a national security threat.

Crypto-Mixing Service Tornado Cash Blacklisted by US Treasury

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 14:13

Crypto-Mixing Service Tornado Cash Blacklisted by US Treasury The U.S. Treasury Department barred all U.S. persons from using Tornado Cash, alleging its use in laundering stolen crypto funds by North Korean hackers poses a national security threat.

After Countless Bungles, Compass Mining Tries to Change Its Course

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 13:16

After Countless Bungles, Compass Mining Tries to Change Its Course The company that set out to make crypto mining available to retail investors has had to put out its own fires.

After Countless Bungles, Compass Mining Tries to Change Course

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 13:16

After Countless Bungles, Compass Mining Tries to Change Course The company that set out to make crypto mining available to retail investors has had to put out its own fires.

CoinDesk 20’s Latest Change Is the Biggest Yet

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 12:56

CoinDesk 20’s Latest Change Is the Biggest Yet Check out what's changed with CoinDesk's core group of cryptocurrencies and digital assets.

Multi-Blockchain Platform Geeq Receives $25M 'Capital Commitment' From Investment Group GEM

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 12:00

Multi-Blockchain Platform Geeq Receives $25M 'Capital Commitment' From Investment Group GEM The funding will be released as performance milestones are met.

Multi-Blockchain Platform Geeq Receives $25M Capital Commitment From Investment Group GEM

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 12:00

Multi-Blockchain Platform Geeq Receives $25M Capital Commitment From Investment Group GEM The funding will be released as performance milestones are met.

Galaxy Digital Q2 Net Loss Jumps to $554.7M

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 11:15

Galaxy Digital Q2 Net Loss Jumps to $554.7M The massive jump in losses was mainly due to the crypto market downturn and on investments in their trading business.

Galaxy Digital's Q2 Net Loss More Than Triples to $554.7M Amid Market Downturn

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 11:15

Galaxy Digital's Q2 Net Loss More Than Triples to $554.7M Amid Market Downturn The massive jump in losses was mainly due to the crypto market downturn and on investments in their trading business.

UAE To Clamp Down on Crypto Real Estate Money Laundering

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 11:02

UAE To Clamp Down on Crypto Real Estate Money Laundering The authorities want to trace payments made in bitcoin and ethereum as the country seeks to become a crypto hub.

Crypto Lender Hodlnaut Freezes Withdrawals, Citing Market Conditions

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 10:59

Crypto Lender Hodlnaut Freezes Withdrawals, Citing Market Conditions The crypto lender has also withdrawn its application to be regulated in Singapore.

WazirX Founder Says Binance Has Restarted Off-Chain Transfers

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 10:33

WazirX Founder Says Binance Has Restarted Off-Chain Transfers Following reports of panic among WazirX users at Binance's cessation of off-chain transfers, WazirX's Shetty has said that these services have now been resumed.

Binance Says It Will Remove WazirX Off-Chain Transfers Hours After Indian Firm's Founder Says They Were Restarted

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 10:33

Binance Says It Will Remove WazirX Off-Chain Transfers Hours After Indian Firm's Founder Says They Were Restarted The move comes after an argument erupted between the founders of the two exchanges, over ownership and regulatory actions against WazirX.

Vitalik Buterin Plays Down Impact of Ethereum Forks After Merge

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 10:32

Vitalik Buterin Plays Down Impact of Ethereum Forks After Merge Buterin said it is unlikely that Ethereum will be “significantly harmed by another fork.”

Crypto Miner Mawson Says CFO Resigns

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 10:30

Crypto Miner Mawson Says CFO Resigns The company appointed Ariel Sivikofsy as a consultant CFO until a replacement is selected.

Crypto-Miner Mawson Says CFO Resigns

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 10:30

Crypto-Miner Mawson Says CFO Resigns The company appointed Ariel Sivikofsy as a consultant CFO until a replacement is selected.

Panic Grips WazirX Users After Binance's CZ Asks Users to Move Funds

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 09:02

Panic Grips WazirX Users After Binance's CZ Asks Users to Move Funds Changpeng "CZ" Zhao has stirred panic among users of WazirX saying Binance could shut down the Indian cryptocurrency platform and advising its users to transfers their funds to Binance.

Panic Grips WazirX Users After Binance's CEO Advises Users to Move Funds

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 09:02

Panic Grips WazirX Users After Binance's CEO Advises Users to Move Funds Changpeng "CZ" Zhao has stirred panic among users of WazirX saying Binance could shut down the Indian cryptocurrency platform and advising its users to transfers their funds to Binance.

pSTAKE Announces stkBNB to Unlock Liquidity on Staked Binance Coin (EMB: 5 am EST]

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 09:00

pSTAKE Announces stkBNB to Unlock Liquidity on Staked Binance Coin (EMB: 5 am EST] pStake will allow users to stake any non-zero amount of BNB.

pSTAKE Announces stkBNB to Unlock Liquidity on Staked Binance Coin

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 09:00

pSTAKE Announces stkBNB to Unlock Liquidity on Staked Binance Coin pStake will allow users to stake any non-zero amount of BNB.

pSTAKE Announces stkBNB to Unlock Liquidity on Staked BNB Token

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 09:00

pSTAKE Announces stkBNB to Unlock Liquidity on Staked BNB Token pStake will allow users to stake any non-zero amount of BNB.

Polygon-Based Web3 Game Dragoma Supporters Fall Victim to $3.5M Rug Pull: PeckShield

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 08:28

Polygon-Based Web3 Game Dragoma Supporters Fall Victim to $3.5M Rug Pull: PeckShield The website of the newly launched Dragoma token has been deleted and its social media channel erased.

Crypto.com Receives South Korean Regulatory Licenses After Buying Local Firms

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 07:38

Crypto.com Receives South Korean Regulatory Licenses After Buying Local Firms The firm did not disclose the deal size.

First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Hovers Over $23K in Weekend Trading; an Edgy Environment at Seoul's Blockchain Megaweek

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 00:35

First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Hovers Over $23K in Weekend Trading; an Edgy Environment at Seoul's Blockchain Megaweek Ether and most other major altcoins trade sideways as investors await further economic indicators.

First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Above $23K in Weekend Trading; an Edgy Environment at Seoul's Blockchain Megaweek

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 08. 00:35

First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Above $23K in Weekend Trading; an Edgy Environment at Seoul's Blockchain Megaweek Ether and most other major altcoins trade sideways as investors await further economic indicators.

Move Over, Ethereum – Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Has Apps, Too

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 07. 14:50

Move Over, Ethereum – Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Has Apps, Too Bitcoin’s dominant scaling system continues to grow despite a formidable bear market.

In Crypto Winter, Jesse Powell’s Pirate-King Leadership Style Might Be the New Normal

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 06. 16:15

In Crypto Winter, Jesse Powell’s Pirate-King Leadership Style Might Be the New Normal Less than 1% of employees have taken the CEO’s buyout offer since he laid down the law on culture. Is Kraken a “based” place to work, or just somewhere to ride out crypto winter?

A DAO That Literally Wants to Party on The Moon Just Sent a Viral YouTuber to Space

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 06. 13:09

A DAO That Literally Wants to Party on The Moon Just Sent a Viral YouTuber to Space MoonDAO purchased two Blue Origin tickets as part of its larger mission “to explore the cosmos” after raising $8 million.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Falls Initially on US Jobs Report, Grinds Higher Later

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 20:27

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Falls Initially on US Jobs Report, Grinds Higher Later The positive jobs report may lead to additional Fed tightening.

Casi 7% de la población de España ha invertido en cripto, según autoridad reguladora

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 19:54

Casi 7% de la población de España ha invertido en cripto, según autoridad reguladora La autoridad del mercado de valores del país demostró preocupación por la baja concientización de los riesgos del ecosistema cripto, a pesar de sus medidas de advertencia en avisos publicitarios.

North Korea's Lazarus Hackers Blamed in DeBridge Finance Cyberattack

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 18:27

North Korea's Lazarus Hackers Blamed in DeBridge Finance Cyberattack Company co-founder Alex Smirnov warns all Web3 teams that the phishing campaign is likely widespread.

Data Provider DeFiLlama De-emphasizes Double-Counted Crypto Deposits After Saber Revelation

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 18:15

Data Provider DeFiLlama De-emphasizes Double-Counted Crypto Deposits After Saber Revelation The website “toggled off” double-counting after CoinDesk uncovered one Solana developer’s effort to dupe the all-important metric for popularity in DeFi.

DeFi Protocol Voltz Could Bring 150% Interest Rate on Ether Deposits

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 17:47

DeFi Protocol Voltz Could Bring 150% Interest Rate on Ether Deposits As the Ethereum blockchain's Merge approaches, traders and venues are seeing the event as an opportunity to pocket fat yields – possibly signaling a renewed appetite for risk in crypto just months after its big market crash.

Why Bit Digital Is Expanding Into Canada

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 17:33

Why Bit Digital Is Expanding Into Canada Bit Digital Chief Strategy Officer Samir Tabar joined CoinDesk TV’s “All About Bitcoin,” to discuss the mining company’s bid to increase hosting capacity in Canada.

The Fake Team That Made Solana DeFi Look Huge

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 17:25

The Fake Team That Made Solana DeFi Look Huge We already knew that crypto developers cannot always be trusted. But can we trust the data?

Popular Election-Betting Site PredictIt Throttled by US Regulator

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 17:23

Popular Election-Betting Site PredictIt Throttled by US Regulator Election betting platform PredictIt has to shut down for U.S. users by February, according to a Commodity Futures Trading Commission decision that says the operators haven’t complied with the agency’s requirements for running the popular site.

Crypto Lender Voyager Digital to Reopen Cash Withdrawals Next Week

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 17:03

Crypto Lender Voyager Digital to Reopen Cash Withdrawals Next Week The bankrupt lender had received court approval to return $270 million to its customers.

Coinbase Rallies Ahead of Q2 Results, but Major Questions Remain

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 15:37

Coinbase Rallies Ahead of Q2 Results, but Major Questions Remain Coinbase’s second quarter trading volumes are expected to take another decline compared to the first quarter.

Exchange Coinbase Rallies Ahead of Q2 Results, but Major Questions Remain

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 15:37

Exchange Coinbase Rallies Ahead of Q2 Results, but Major Questions Remain Coinbase’s second quarter trading volumes are expected to take another decline compared to the first quarter.

Crypto’s Future Depends on Security, Ledger Exec Says

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 15:31

Crypto’s Future Depends on Security, Ledger Exec Says Alex Zinder, global head of hardware wallet maker Ledger Enterprises, joined CoinDesk TV’s “First Mover,” to discuss Solana’s $5 million exploit and what crypto needs to do to broaden adoption.

Indian Government Raids Director of Binance-Owned Crypto Exchange WazirX, Freezes $8.14M

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 14:49

Indian Government Raids Director of Binance-Owned Crypto Exchange WazirX, Freezes $8.14M The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) has seized bank assets belonging to crypto exchange WazirX in light of a government probe.

Indian Government Raids Director of Crypto Exchange WazirX, Freezes $8.1M

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 14:49

Indian Government Raids Director of Crypto Exchange WazirX, Freezes $8.1M The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) has seized bank assets belonging to crypto exchange WazirX in light of a government probe.

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin's Rally Loses Steam After US Jobs Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 14:31

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin's Rally Loses Steam After US Jobs Report The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for August 5, 2022.

Crypto Becomes Next Financial Sector Under US Lawmakers’ Diversity Lens

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 14:20

Crypto Becomes Next Financial Sector Under US Lawmakers’ Diversity Lens Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), the chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, has asked 20 of the largest cryptocurrency firms doing business in the U.S. to explain their hiring practices as the panel adds the digital assets industry to the financial sectors it’s questioned about employment diversity.

Core Scientific Sold More Bitcoin in July Than It Mined

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 14:12

Core Scientific Sold More Bitcoin in July Than It Mined The miner still holds 1,205 bitcoins and expects to continue to sell its mined coins to pay for expenses.

La fusión de Ethereum generará varias consecuencias para la blockchain, según Citi

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 14:01

La fusión de Ethereum generará varias consecuencias para la blockchain, según Citi Ethereum probablemente se vuelva deflacionaria a medida que decrezca su emisión por la continuación del mecanismo de quemado, dijo el banco.

Justin Sun Backs Ethereum Hard Fork as Merge Approaches

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 13:08

Justin Sun Backs Ethereum Hard Fork as Merge Approaches Sun said he would support development on the old Ethereum network following the expected merge in September.

Citi: Ethereum’s Merge Will Have Several Consequences for the Blockchain

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 10:51

Citi: Ethereum’s Merge Will Have Several Consequences for the Blockchain Ethereum will probably become deflationary as token issuance decreases while the burn mechanism is maintained, the bank said.

Almost 7% of Spanish Have Invested in Crypto, Regulator Says

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 09:56

Almost 7% of Spanish Have Invested in Crypto, Regulator Says Spain's securities-market authority, CNMV, is worried about poor appreciation of the risks even after introducing new ad warnings earlier this year.

Almost 7% of People in Spain Have Invested in Crypto, Regulator Says

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 09:56

Almost 7% of People in Spain Have Invested in Crypto, Regulator Says Spain's securities-market authority, CNMV, is worried about poor appreciation of the risks even after introducing new ad warnings earlier this year.

Crypto Miner Argo Blockchain Faced Equipment Challenges, Higher Costs in July

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 08:37

Crypto Miner Argo Blockchain Faced Equipment Challenges, Higher Costs in July Argo Blockchain (ARB) mined 219 bitcoin or bitcoin equivalents (BTC) in July as it combated problems with its equipment and electricity costs.

Thailand's Central Bank Extends Retail CBDC Study to Pilot Phase

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 08:00

Thailand's Central Bank Extends Retail CBDC Study to Pilot Phase The announcement noted how central banks across the world were seeing "the potential of retail CBDC as being the foundation of the future financial system."

BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik has Been Extradited to the US: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 06:15

BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik has Been Extradited to the US: Report The report comes weeks after U.S. authorities called off their previous extradition request, thereby paving the way for Vinnik to be brought to the U.S.

BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik has Been Extradited to the US

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 06:15

BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik has Been Extradited to the US The report comes weeks after U.S. authorities called off their previous extradition request, thereby paving the way for Vinnik to be brought to the U.S.

Meta's NFT Outreach Powers 38% Rally in FLOW Token

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 05. 05:45

Meta's NFT Outreach Powers 38% Rally in FLOW Token The dollar value of open positions in Binance-listed FLOW futures has increased by 345%, validating the price rally.

First Mover Asia: Crypto's ‘Learn-on-the-Fly’ Ethos on Display as Bridge Hack Damage Reaches $2B

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 22:29

First Mover Asia: Crypto's ‘Learn-on-the-Fly’ Ethos on Display as Bridge Hack Damage Reaches $2B Bitcoin and ether kept sliding, but barely. Meanwhile a corporate partnership announcement was enough to send Coinbase shares soaring (and short-sellers running for cover).

Michael Saylor Lost Big in the Dot-Com Bubble and Bitcoin's Crash. Now He Aims to Rebound Again

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 22:10

Michael Saylor Lost Big in the Dot-Com Bubble and Bitcoin's Crash. Now He Aims to Rebound Again After MicroStrategy's stock collapsed in 2000, now-former CEO Michael Saylor flew under the radar. Crypto changed all that.

Here's Why Portuguese Banks Are Closing Crypto Exchange Accounts

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 21:45

Here's Why Portuguese Banks Are Closing Crypto Exchange Accounts In the past year, at least three exchanges have had their accounts shut down with major Portuguese banks, despite obtaining regulatory approval to operate in the country. And although some anticipate the MiCA bill to allow exchanges to do so, others are pessimistic about its reach.

Circle Invested in 2 Hacked Crypto Companies, Adding to Its Headaches Amid Stablecoin Scrutiny

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 21:03

Circle Invested in 2 Hacked Crypto Companies, Adding to Its Headaches Amid Stablecoin Scrutiny The venture-capital arm of the USDC stablecoin issuer backed Nomad and Slope, which were both exploited this week.

Nomad, Slope Hacks Create New Annoyance for Their Shared Backer Circle Internet Financial

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 21:03

Nomad, Slope Hacks Create New Annoyance for Their Shared Backer Circle Internet Financial The venture-capital arm of the USDC stablecoin issuer backed Nomad and Slope, which were both exploited this week.

Block Beats Q2 Estimates, Posts $1.79B in Bitcoin Transactions

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 20:36

Block Beats Q2 Estimates, Posts $1.79B in Bitcoin Transactions The payments firm beat analysts’ revenue estimates, but the company said sales were down year-over-year due to a decrease in bitcoin revenue.

Block Beats Q2 Estimates but Bitcoin Revenues Fall

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 20:36

Block Beats Q2 Estimates but Bitcoin Revenues Fall The payments firm beat analysts’ revenue estimates, but the company said sales were down year-over-year due to a decrease in bitcoin revenue.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Falls on Lower Volume and Decreased Volatility

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 20:32

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Falls on Lower Volume and Decreased Volatility Bitcoin’s ‘Average True Range’ Shows That Markets Have Calmed A Bit

Paraguay’s Electricity Authority Requests Higher Rates for Crypto Miners, Partial Veto of Mining Legislation

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 20:05

Paraguay’s Electricity Authority Requests Higher Rates for Crypto Miners, Partial Veto of Mining Legislation The legislature this month approved a bill regulating crypto mining and trading in the country.

Crypto Lender Voyager Digital Has Received Several Purchase Offers Higher Than FTX’s: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 20:01

Crypto Lender Voyager Digital Has Received Several Purchase Offers Higher Than FTX’s: Report Voyager last week rejected FTX’s proposal to purchase the assets of the bankrupt crypto firm and offer early liquidity to its customers.

Exchange global Binance lanza tarjeta prepaga en Argentina junto a Mastercard

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 19:49

Exchange global Binance lanza tarjeta prepaga en Argentina junto a Mastercard Los exchanges locales Lemon Cash, Buenbit y Belo han introducido ofertas similares en los últimos meses.

Master of Anons: How a Crypto Developer Faked a DeFi Ecosystem

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 19:00

Master of Anons: How a Crypto Developer Faked a DeFi Ecosystem The Macalinao brothers used a web of bogus identities to create the illusion of a dev community, juicing value on the Saber protocol and Solana blockchain. Now they're moving to Aptos.

Venture Capital Firm Lattice Capital Raises $60M for Second Crypto Fund

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 18:00

Venture Capital Firm Lattice Capital Raises $60M for Second Crypto Fund The early-stage focused fund is three times larger than the inaugural fund last year.

Lattice Capital Raises $60M for Second Crypto Fund

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 18:00

Lattice Capital Raises $60M for Second Crypto Fund The early-stage focused fund is three times larger than the inaugural fund last year.

Meta confirma el lanzamiento de NFTs en 100 países a través de una integración con Coinbase

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 16:51

Meta confirma el lanzamiento de NFTs en 100 países a través de una integración con Coinbase Siguiendo una serie de fases de testeo, la integración NFT ya está disponible en Instagram en al menos 100 países.

Binance Joins Argentina’s Crypto Prepaid Cards Boom

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 16:09

Binance Joins Argentina’s Crypto Prepaid Cards Boom Local players Lemon, Buenbit and Belo have introduced similar offerings in recent months.

Meta Confirms NFT Rollout Across 100 Countries Amid Coinbase Integration

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 15:08

Meta Confirms NFT Rollout Across 100 Countries Amid Coinbase Integration Meta (META) CEO Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed the rollout of digital collectibles across 100 countries.

Coinbase Stock Soars on BlackRock Partnership News

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 14:03

Coinbase Stock Soars on BlackRock Partnership News Shares of the crypto exchange were up over 31% when the market opened Thursday.

Los videojuegos registraron el 60% de la actividad blockchain de julio, según Dapp Radar

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 13:59

Los videojuegos registraron el 60% de la actividad blockchain de julio, según Dapp Radar El último reporte mensual de DappRadar midió la actividad de los videojuegos basados en la blockchain y los marketplaces de NFTs.

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Unbothered by Bank of England's Super-Size Interest-Rate Hike

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 13:50

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Unbothered by Bank of England's Super-Size Interest-Rate Hike The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for August 4, 2022.

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Unaffected by Bank of England's Super-Size Interest-Rate Hike

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 13:50

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Unaffected by Bank of England's Super-Size Interest-Rate Hike The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for August 4, 2022.

CME to Roll Out Euro-Denominated Bitcoin and Ether Futures on August 29

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 13:16

CME to Roll Out Euro-Denominated Bitcoin and Ether Futures on August 29 The launch of euro-denominated bitcoin and ether futures contracts could accelerate the ongoing institutionalization of the crypto market.

CME to Roll Out Euro-Denominated Bitcoin and Ether Futures on Aug. 29

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 13:16

CME to Roll Out Euro-Denominated Bitcoin and Ether Futures on Aug. 29 The launch of euro-denominated bitcoin and ether futures contracts could accelerate the ongoing institutionalization of the crypto market.

Cosmos-Based Liquid Staking Protocol Stride Raises $6.7M

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 13:00

Cosmos-Based Liquid Staking Protocol Stride Raises $6.7M The funding round was co-led by North Island VC, Distributed Global and Pantera Capital.

DTravel Completes First Smart Contract Vacation Rental Booking

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 13:00

DTravel Completes First Smart Contract Vacation Rental Booking After months of reworking its product and user experience, the Web3 vacation and short-term rental platform is building out its site with greater autonomy for both renters and hosts.

Dtravel Completes First Smart-Contract Vacation Rental Booking

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 13:00

Dtravel Completes First Smart-Contract Vacation Rental Booking After months of reworking its product and user experience, the Web3 vacation and short-term rental platform is building out its site with greater autonomy for both renters and hosts.

Bitcoin Doesn’t Need Yield When Holding Will Suffice

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 12:50

Bitcoin Doesn’t Need Yield When Holding Will Suffice Bitcoin yields present risks and are unnecessary to begin with

Advisors Should Look Before Clients Leap Into DeFi

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 12:50

Advisors Should Look Before Clients Leap Into DeFi Defi yields are gaudy but come with risks.

Crypto Exchange ZB Exchange Loses Nearly $5M in Suspected Hack, Pauses Withdrawals

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 12:24

Crypto Exchange ZB Exchange Loses Nearly $5M in Suspected Hack, Pauses Withdrawals The self-titled “world’s most secure” exchange may be the third crypto company to suffer a multi-million dollar exploit this week.

ZB Exchange Loses Nearly $5M in Suspected Hack, Pauses Withdrawals

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 12:24

ZB Exchange Loses Nearly $5M in Suspected Hack, Pauses Withdrawals The self-titled “world’s most secure” exchange may be the third crypto company to suffer a multi-million dollar exploit this week.

BlackRock to Offer Crypto for Institutional Investors Through Coinbase Prime

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 12:01

BlackRock to Offer Crypto for Institutional Investors Through Coinbase Prime The crypto exchange and asset management giant have partnered to offer crypto trading services to mutual clients.

Chainalysis Estimates $2B Stolen From Cross-Chain Bridge Hacks This Year

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 11:28

Chainalysis Estimates $2B Stolen From Cross-Chain Bridge Hacks This Year This week, hackers used a vulnerability on the Nomad bridge to steal $190 million worth of crypto.

Bank of England Raises Interest Rate by Most Since 1995

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 11:08

Bank of England Raises Interest Rate by Most Since 1995 The Bank of England has raised interest rates by 50 basis points to 1.75%, its biggest single increase since 1995, amidst concerns that U.K. inflation will be significantly above 10% next year.

Gaming Claimed Record 60% of Blockchain Activity in July: DappRadar

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 11:00

Gaming Claimed Record 60% of Blockchain Activity in July: DappRadar DappRadar's latest monthly report looked at blockchain gaming and NFT marketplace trends.

Miner Tomorrow Crypto Looks to Go Public Through SPAC Merger

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 10:58

Miner Tomorrow Crypto Looks to Go Public Through SPAC Merger Tomorrow Crypto, a bitcoin and ether mining company, has proposed a merger with Nasdaq-listed blank cheque firm Globalink Investment (GLII).

UK Parliamentary Group Starts Crypto Inquiry to Form Policy Recommendations

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 10:15

UK Parliamentary Group Starts Crypto Inquiry to Form Policy Recommendations The cross-party group is asking industry experts, regulators and the government to weigh in on a range of topics including consumer protection and CBDCs.

PwC Crypto Head Departs to Set Up $75M Digital Asset Fund in Dubai: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 08:56

PwC Crypto Head Departs to Set Up $75M Digital Asset Fund in Dubai: Report Big Four accounting firm PwC's crypto head has left his to set up a $75 million digital asset fund in Dubai, the Financial Times reported Thursday.

Fairfax County Pension Fund Invests $70M in Crypto Yield Farming Funds: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 08:50

Fairfax County Pension Fund Invests $70M in Crypto Yield Farming Funds: Report Virginia-based pension fund, The Fairfax County Retirement Systems, has invested $70 million evenly across two yield farming funds.

Rare Signal Hinting at Bitcoin Price Bottom Emerges

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 08:25

Rare Signal Hinting at Bitcoin Price Bottom Emerges Bitcoin's difficulty ribbon is compressing, hinting at miner capitulation and market bottom.

Coinbase Asks US Supreme Court to Halt Lawsuits Connected to Scams and Dogecoin

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 04:12

Coinbase Asks US Supreme Court to Halt Lawsuits Connected to Scams and Dogecoin The company seeks to send the cases to arbitration after Federal trial judges earlier rejected such requests.

Coinbase Asks US Supreme Court to Halt Lawsuits Connected to Scams and Dogecoin: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 04. 04:12

Coinbase Asks US Supreme Court to Halt Lawsuits Connected to Scams and Dogecoin: Report The company seeks to send the cases to arbitration after Federal trial judges earlier rejected such requests.

First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Snaps Losing Streak as Pelosi Taiwan Trip Passes Without Incident

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 23:53

First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Snaps Losing Streak as Pelosi Taiwan Trip Passes Without Incident Solana's SOL token slides after wallet hack and Sam Reynolds provides an on-the-ground assessment of U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan trip.

First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Extends Losing Streak as Pelosi Taiwan Trip Passes Without Incident

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 23:53

First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Extends Losing Streak as Pelosi Taiwan Trip Passes Without Incident Solana's SOL token slides after wallet hack and Sam Reynolds provides an on-the-ground assessment of U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan trip.

Robinhood CEO Shuts Down FTX M&A Chatter, Says He Has Money to Do His Own Deals

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 22:42

Robinhood CEO Shuts Down FTX M&A Chatter, Says He Has Money to Do His Own Deals Robinhood has $6 billion in cash in the event the brokerage wanted to explore potential acquisitions, CEO Vlad Tenev said Wednesday.

US Senate Bill Will Give CFTC Crypto Market Oversight – but Doesn't Say How Much

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 21:16

US Senate Bill Will Give CFTC Crypto Market Oversight – but Doesn't Say How Much The latest U.S. legislative effort to steer most crypto oversight into the hands of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has bipartisan support, though the new bill does little to answer the industry's top question: What makes a token a security or a commodity?

Ethereum Classic Is Not Ethereum so a Merge-Fueled Rally Won't Last: Messari

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 21:11

Ethereum Classic Is Not Ethereum so a Merge-Fueled Rally Won't Last: Messari “Based on the fundamentals, it's unlikely Ethereum Classic has any long-term viability,” Messari wrote in a report.

Huge Traders Remain Super Bullish on Bitcoin Despite Crypto Carnage

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 21:01

Huge Traders Remain Super Bullish on Bitcoin Despite Crypto Carnage A big player in professional finance says its trading partners see bitcoin rebounding to $32,000 this year.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Reverses Course, Pushes Higher, $21K Is ‘Point of Control’

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 20:19

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Reverses Course, Pushes Higher, $21K Is ‘Point of Control’ The crypto rose despite some turmoil in the industry.

Solana’s Latest $6M Exploit Likely Tied to Slope Wallet, Devs Say

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 20:00

Solana’s Latest $6M Exploit Likely Tied to Slope Wallet, Devs Say The source of the exploit appears to be linked to Slope allegedly storing private keys as plain text on a centralized server.

Solana’s $6M Exploit Likely Tied to Slope Wallet, Developers Say

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 20:00

Solana’s $6M Exploit Likely Tied to Slope Wallet, Developers Say The source of the exploit appears to be linked to Slope allegedly storing private keys as plain text on a centralized server.

Banks Aren’t Going to 'HODL' Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 18:08

Banks Aren’t Going to 'HODL' Bitcoin Bank for International Settlements proposals are unlikely to lead banks to hold bitcoin. But they could open the door to CBDCs, says our columnist.

US Lawmakers Move to Clarify Definition of 'Brokers' in 2021 Infrastructure Law

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 17:42

US Lawmakers Move to Clarify Definition of 'Brokers' in 2021 Infrastructure Law A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers want to ensure that the definition of a crypto "broker" for tax reporting purposes does not capture parties that cannot report crypto transactions for tax purposes.

Ex-Coinbase Product Manager Pleads Not Guilty in Crypto Insider Trading Case: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 17:39

Ex-Coinbase Product Manager Pleads Not Guilty in Crypto Insider Trading Case: Report Ishan Wahi and two associates are accused of making as much as $1.5 million from sharing information about Coinbase's plans to list new tokens.

MicroStrategy Shares Surge as Michael Saylor Puts Full Focus on Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 17:17

MicroStrategy Shares Surge as Michael Saylor Puts Full Focus on Bitcoin Michael Saylor will still be focusing on bitcoin after moving to the role of executive chairman.

Want to Strike Terror in Crypto Markets in 2022? Just Say You’re Suspending Withdrawals

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 15:30

Want to Strike Terror in Crypto Markets in 2022? Just Say You’re Suspending Withdrawals Voyager and Celsius’s bankruptcies were preceded by announcements that they were barring customers from getting their money

Chilenos recurren a stablecoins para proteger sus ingresos en medio de una crisis económica

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 15:18

Chilenos recurren a stablecoins para proteger sus ingresos en medio de una crisis económica La economía más estable de América Latina en las últimas tres décadas está sufriendo una recesión. Los ciudadanos están recurriendo a las criptomonedas para protegerse.

Binance Taps Co-Founder Yi He to Head $7.5B Venture Arm

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 15:07

Binance Taps Co-Founder Yi He to Head $7.5B Venture Arm Binance Labs announced a new $500 million fund in June to invest in Web3 and blockchain projects.

Riot Blockchain Mined 28% Less Bitcoin in July as Heat Wave Cut Power Supply

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 14:35

Riot Blockchain Mined 28% Less Bitcoin in July as Heat Wave Cut Power Supply Lower energy consumption helped the miner generate $9.5 million in power credits.

First Mover Americas: Crypto Market Trades in the Green Despite Hacks

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 14:04

First Mover Americas: Crypto Market Trades in the Green Despite Hacks The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for August 3, 2022.

Chileans Take Refuge In Stablecoins Amid Economic Turmoil

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 13:18

Chileans Take Refuge In Stablecoins Amid Economic Turmoil Latin America's most steady economy in the last three decades suffers a slump. Locals are turning to crypto for protection.

Alchemy Integrates Astar Network to Support Web3 Developers in Polkadot Ecosystem

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 13:13

Alchemy Integrates Astar Network to Support Web3 Developers in Polkadot Ecosystem The Astar network’s dApp staking feature will encourage developers to build on the chain to earn rewards in its native token.

CFTC Would Become Primary Crypto Regulator Under New Senate Committee Plan

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 13:11

CFTC Would Become Primary Crypto Regulator Under New Senate Committee Plan The Senate Agriculture Committee, which oversees the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), introduced a bill Wednesday that would

Bitcoin Miner SAI.TECH Halts Kazakhstan Expansion, Citing Operation and Cost Uncertainties

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 13:07

Bitcoin Miner SAI.TECH Halts Kazakhstan Expansion, Citing Operation and Cost Uncertainties Nasdaq-listed Bitcoin miner SAI.TECH has terminated the remainder of its expansion into Kazakhstan in light of uncertainty in the region.

B2B Payments Startup Paystand Acquires Mexican Peer Yaydoo

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 13:07

B2B Payments Startup Paystand Acquires Mexican Peer Yaydoo While the companies will operate independently, there is hope for cross-selling opportunities.

Susan Miller Was One of the First Astrologers to Embrace the Internet, now She's Leaning to NFTs

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 13:05

Susan Miller Was One of the First Astrologers to Embrace the Internet, now She's Leaning to NFTs The astrologer’s zodiac-themed NFT collection and token-gated Discord channel is her first venture into Web3.

Susan Miller Was One of the First Astrologers to Embrace the Internet; Now, She's Leaning to NFTs

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 13:05

Susan Miller Was One of the First Astrologers to Embrace the Internet; Now, She's Leaning to NFTs The astrologer’s zodiac-themed NFT collection and token-gated Discord channel is her first venture into Web3.

Banking Platform Galoy Raises $4M for Bitcoin-Backed Synthetic Dollar

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 12:00

Banking Platform Galoy Raises $4M for Bitcoin-Backed Synthetic Dollar Stablesats lets people use Lightning for everyday payments without exposure to short-term volatility.

Goerli Is Coming: Ethereum’s Last Rehearsal Before the Merge

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 11:30

Goerli Is Coming: Ethereum’s Last Rehearsal Before the Merge The Prater upgrade, the first component of the upcoming Goerli testnet merge, is happening this week.

Bank of America Dismisses Assertion That Blockchains Have no Intrinsic Value, Citing Transaction Fees

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 10:56

Bank of America Dismisses Assertion That Blockchains Have no Intrinsic Value, Citing Transaction Fees The Ethereum blockchain has generated around $3.9 billion in fees this year and Bitcoin $93 million, the report said.

Bank of America Says Blockchains Have Intrinsic Value, Citing Transaction Fees

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 10:56

Bank of America Says Blockchains Have Intrinsic Value, Citing Transaction Fees The Ethereum blockchain has generated around $3.9 billion in fees this year and Bitcoin $93 million, the report said.

Hackers Send Back $9M to Nomad Bridge After $190M Exploit

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 09:52

Hackers Send Back $9M to Nomad Bridge After $190M Exploit Hackers that exploited the Nomad Bridge have sent around $9 million back to the protocol.

Hackers Return $9M to Nomad Bridge After $190M Exploit

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 09:52

Hackers Return $9M to Nomad Bridge After $190M Exploit Hackers that exploited the Nomad Bridge have sent around $9 million back to the protocol.

SOL Token Holds Price Support After Million-Dollar Hack Brings Bad Optics for Solana

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 08:37

SOL Token Holds Price Support After Million-Dollar Hack Brings Bad Optics for Solana Early Wednesday, an unknown attacker drained at least $5 million worth of SOL and other tokens from Solana digital wallets.

Solana's SOL Token Holds Price Support Despite Bad Optics From Million-Dollar Hack

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 08:37

Solana's SOL Token Holds Price Support Despite Bad Optics From Million-Dollar Hack Early Wednesday, an unknown attacker drained at least $5 million worth of SOL and other tokens from Solana digital wallets.

Solana's SOL Token Holds Price Support Despite Hack

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 08:37

Solana's SOL Token Holds Price Support Despite Hack Early Wednesday, an unknown attacker drained at least $5 million worth of SOL and other tokens from Solana digital wallets.

Solana Wallets Targeted in Latest Multimillion Dollar Hack

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 00:29

Solana Wallets Targeted in Latest Multimillion Dollar Hack Non-custodial Solana wallet Phantom appears to be the latest victim of an exploit, with users reporting that their funds have been drained unknowingly.

Solana Wallets Targeted in Latest Multimillion-Dollar Hack

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 03. 00:29

Solana Wallets Targeted in Latest Multimillion-Dollar Hack The exploit appears to be impacting users of internet-connected "hot" wallets, with users reporting that their funds have been drained unknowingly.

First Mover Asia: Fed Fears and Pelosi Taiwan Trip Reverse Bitcoin's Recent Gains

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 22:59

First Mover Asia: Fed Fears and Pelosi Taiwan Trip Reverse Bitcoin's Recent Gains The mood in crypto markets had turned sunnier last week, but now any bright hopes for a strong rally are fading. PLUS: The NFT market just isn't what it used to be.

MicroStrategy's Bitcoin Maximalist CEO Saylor Hands Job to Deputy, Takes Executive Chairman Role

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 21:34

MicroStrategy's Bitcoin Maximalist CEO Saylor Hands Job to Deputy, Takes Executive Chairman Role Phuong Le, who had previously served as the company's president, CFO and COO, will become the new CEO.

Broker Robinhood Slashing Nearly One-Quarter of Workforce

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 21:19

Broker Robinhood Slashing Nearly One-Quarter of Workforce Robinhood's job cuts come after the brokerage slashed 9% of its headcount in April to streamline costs and combat the market rout.

El desarrollo en Web3 continúa siendo fuerte a pesar de la recesión cripto

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 20:57

El desarrollo en Web3 continúa siendo fuerte a pesar de la recesión cripto El fondo de capital de riesgo Telstra Ventures analizó la actividad de los desarrolladores a través de las blockchains de Ethereum, Solana y Bitcoin.

Ethereum Developers Address Potential Glitch Ahead of the Merge

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 20:49

Ethereum Developers Address Potential Glitch Ahead of the Merge The chance of an MEV-boost failure is slim, but contingencies should ensure that the Merge still happens smoothly.

MicroStrategy Reports $918M Impairment Charge on Bitcoin Holdings in Q2

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 20:44

MicroStrategy Reports $918M Impairment Charge on Bitcoin Holdings in Q2 The software firm owns 129,699 bitcoins worth approximately $3 billion.

The Smart Contract Platform Sector Explained

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 20:32

The Smart Contract Platform Sector Explained Smart contracts are programs stored on a blockchain that run when predetermined conditions are met. They automate the execution of an agreement without an intermediary.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Wavers in Narrow Range as Cryptos Trade Weaker

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 20:31

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Wavers in Narrow Range as Cryptos Trade Weaker Investors appear uncertain on market direction.

MicroStrategy Replaces Saylor as CEO With Company's President, Saylor to Become Executive Chairman

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 20:17

MicroStrategy Replaces Saylor as CEO With Company's President, Saylor to Become Executive Chairman Phuong Le, who had previously served as the company's president, CFO and COO, will become the new CEO.

Here’s How $200M in Crypto Was Drained From Nomad Protocol, According to a Security Expert

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 19:44

Here’s How $200M in Crypto Was Drained From Nomad Protocol, According to a Security Expert Halborn Chief Information Security Officer Steven Walbroehl joined CoinDesk TV’s “First Mover” to discuss how Nomad’s bridge lost $200 million in less than 24 hours.

Web3 Development Remains Strong Despite Crypto Downturn: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 17:23

Web3 Development Remains Strong Despite Crypto Downturn: Report Venture capital firm Telstra Ventures measured developer activity across the Ethereum, Solana and Bitcoin blockchains.

As China Miner Contests Ethereum Merge, BitMEX Offers Strategy on Potential 'ETHPoW' Split

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 17:19

As China Miner Contests Ethereum Merge, BitMEX Offers Strategy on Potential 'ETHPoW' Split BitMEX analysts have penned a blog post arguing that a threatened fork from the Ethereum blockchain might generate some interest from market participants.

Crypto Exchange BitMEX Offers Strategy on Potential 'ETHPoW' Split as China Miner Contests Ethereum Merge

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 17:19

Crypto Exchange BitMEX Offers Strategy on Potential 'ETHPoW' Split as China Miner Contests Ethereum Merge BitMEX analysts have penned a blog post arguing that a threatened fork from the Ethereum blockchain might generate some interest from market participants.

To Unplug or Double Down? Crypto Mining in Crypto Winter

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 16:40

To Unplug or Double Down? Crypto Mining in Crypto Winter Tough market conditions are forcing miners into tough decisions. Jeff Wilser checks in with Econoalchemist, a long-time pseudonymous miner.

NFT Exchange Magic Eden Expands to Ethereum

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 16:03

NFT Exchange Magic Eden Expands to Ethereum The leading Solana-based NFT platform is taking a swing at Ethereum’s top heavy NFT ecosystem, which has been dominated by rival marketplace OpenSea.

Bits Crypto Raises $1.2M to Facilitate Gradual Investments in Crypto

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 16:00

Bits Crypto Raises $1.2M to Facilitate Gradual Investments in Crypto The round was led by HOF Capital, the firm that previously invested in MoonPay, Stripe and Kraken.

Protocolo puente Nomad pierde $200 millones tras un ciberataque

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 15:56

Protocolo puente Nomad pierde $200 millones tras un ciberataque El exploit hace cuestionar nuevamente la seguridad de los tokens cross-chain.

Crypto Exchange Zipmex to Allow Users to Withdraw Some Tokens

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 15:33

Crypto Exchange Zipmex to Allow Users to Withdraw Some Tokens Singapore-based crypto exchange Zipmex is to release solana, cardano and XRP tokens to users' wallets over the coming days after it blocked customers from direct custody of their coins last month.

Ether's Failure to Break Through 100-Day Price Average Clouds Bullish Outlook

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 15:26

Ether's Failure to Break Through 100-Day Price Average Clouds Bullish Outlook Ether's trajectory is suddenly in doubt after it failed to push past a key technical threshold on price charts.

Crypto Intelligence Firm Messari Acquires Web3’s Version of Crunchbase

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 14:57

Crypto Intelligence Firm Messari Acquires Web3’s Version of Crunchbase Dove Metrics, a provider of crypto fundraising data, was picked up for undisclosed financial terms.

First Mover Americas: BTC, ETH Drop Amid Geopolitical Tensions

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 14:04

First Mover Americas: BTC, ETH Drop Amid Geopolitical Tensions The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for August 2, 2022.

Ankr Introduces Token-Staking Tool Kits for Yield-Hunting Communities

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 14:00

Ankr Introduces Token-Staking Tool Kits for Yield-Hunting Communities The toolkits will initially be offered on Ethereum, Polygon, BNB Chain, Avalanche and Fantom networks.

Lending Platform Vires.Finance Gets Go-Ahead to Implement Repayment Plan Amid Liquidity Crisis

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 14:00

Lending Platform Vires.Finance Gets Go-Ahead to Implement Repayment Plan Amid Liquidity Crisis Waves governance token holders have voted to give investors a choice between moving forward with withdrawal requests or waiting until market conditions improve.

Lending Platform Vires.Finance Gets Go-Ahead for Repayment Plan

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 14:00

Lending Platform Vires.Finance Gets Go-Ahead for Repayment Plan Waves governance token holders have voted to give investors a choice between moving forward with withdrawal requests or waiting until market conditions improve.

Bitcoin Brokerage River Financial Drops Fees for Recurring Trades

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 13:51

Bitcoin Brokerage River Financial Drops Fees for Recurring Trades Crypto exchange Binance recently announced zero-fee bitcoin trades on its platform.

Deepak Chopra-Involved DAO Project Taps Coinshift for Treasury Management

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 13:40

Deepak Chopra-Involved DAO Project Taps Coinshift for Treasury Management The crowdfunding service aims to bring DAO tooling to non-crypto savvy agents of change.

Robinhood's Crypto Division Fined $30M by New York Financial Regulator

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 13:15

Robinhood's Crypto Division Fined $30M by New York Financial Regulator The online broker said last year that it expected the fine following a 2020 investigation.

NFT Exchange Magic Eden Expands to Ethereum

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 13:00

NFT Exchange Magic Eden Expands to Ethereum The leading Solana-based NFT platform is taking a swing at Ethereum’s top heavy NFT ecosystem, which has been dominated by rival marketplace OpenSea.

Crypto Exchange Luno Wins Regulator Registration in France

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 12:59

Crypto Exchange Luno Wins Regulator Registration in France Cryptocurrency exchange Luno has been given digital asset service provider (DASP) registration in France by the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF).

Bitcoin, Stablecoins Can’t Solve Global Payment Woes, ECB Study Says

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 12:41

Bitcoin, Stablecoins Can’t Solve Global Payment Woes, ECB Study Says A senior central banker reckons state backed digital currencies are a better bet to make cross-border transactions quicker and cheaper – or just stitching together existing networks

Bitcoin, Stablecoins the Worst Options for Cross-Border Payments, ECB Study Says

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 12:41

Bitcoin, Stablecoins the Worst Options for Cross-Border Payments, ECB Study Says A senior central banker reckons state backed digital currencies are a better bet to make cross-border transactions quicker and cheaper – or just stitching together existing networks

Singapore's Central Bank to Consult Public for Stablecoin Regulations

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 12:27

Singapore's Central Bank to Consult Public for Stablecoin Regulations The MAS is reviewing a regulatory regime targeting risks involving stablecoins, the minister in charge of the bank said.

Singapore's Central Bank to Consult Public on Stablecoin Regulations

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 12:27

Singapore's Central Bank to Consult Public on Stablecoin Regulations The MAS is reviewing a regulatory regime targeting risks involving stablecoins, the minister in charge of the bank said.

Sygnum Bank Expands Staking to Cardano

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 12:01

Sygnum Bank Expands Staking to Cardano Digital asset bank Sygnum has expanded its staking portfolio to the Cardano blockchain's native token ADA.

Aave Wallet Activity Reaches 2022 High on GHO Stablecoin Decision

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 11:16

Aave Wallet Activity Reaches 2022 High on GHO Stablecoin Decision The protocol's native aave tokens have seen volatile trading over the past week ahead of the introduction of the yield-generating stablecoin.

Hedge Fund Manager Steve Cohen Exits Crypto Trading Firm Radkl: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 11:12

Hedge Fund Manager Steve Cohen Exits Crypto Trading Firm Radkl: Report Hedge fund manager Steve Cohen has existed his investment in crypto trading firm Radkl, according to a report by Bloomberg Tuesday citing a spokesperson for the company.

Bitcoin, Ether Slump as Pelosi's Taiwan Trip Weakens Risk Sentiment

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 08:48

Bitcoin, Ether Slump as Pelosi's Taiwan Trip Weakens Risk Sentiment "There will be serious consequences if Pelosi visits Taiwan, China's foreign ministry spokesperson said Monday.

Bitcoin, Ether Slump as US House Speaker Pelosi's Taiwan Trip Weakens Risk Sentiment

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 08:48

Bitcoin, Ether Slump as US House Speaker Pelosi's Taiwan Trip Weakens Risk Sentiment "There will be serious consequences if Pelosi visits Taiwan," China's foreign ministry spokesperson said Monday.

Nomad Bridge Drained of Nearly $200 million in Exploit

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 03:35

Nomad Bridge Drained of Nearly $200 million in Exploit The exploit calls the security of cross-chain token bridges into question once again.

Nomad Bridge Drained of Nearly $200M in Exploit

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 03:35

Nomad Bridge Drained of Nearly $200M in Exploit The exploit calls the security of cross-chain token bridges into question once again.

Crypto Bridge Nomad Drained of Nearly $200M in Exploit

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 03:35

Crypto Bridge Nomad Drained of Nearly $200M in Exploit The exploit calls the security of cross-chain token bridges into question once again.

Marathon Doubles Loan Borrowing Capacity to $200M as Mining Rigs Sit Idle

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 02:37

Marathon Doubles Loan Borrowing Capacity to $200M as Mining Rigs Sit Idle The firm doubled its credit from the bank, while the miner's operations are facing severe downtime and delays.

Nomad Hacked, $45M Stolen So Far: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 01:16

Nomad Hacked, $45M Stolen So Far: Report The cross-chain messaging protocol said it's aware of the situation and is investigating.

Crypto Bridge Nomad Hacked, $45M Stolen So Far: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 02. 01:16

Crypto Bridge Nomad Hacked, $45M Stolen So Far: Report The cross-chain messaging protocol said it's aware of the situation and is investigating.

First Mover Asia: Was the Metaverse All Just a Dream?

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 23:30

First Mover Asia: Was the Metaverse All Just a Dream? Bitcoin has fallen for four straight days, but the (small-ish) scope of the price decline offers a reminder of how listless digital-asset markets have suddenly become. Sam Reynolds tots up the losses on metaverse-related tokens.

Marathon Doubles Loan Borrowing Capacity to $200M as Mining Rigs Sit Idle

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 23:05

Marathon Doubles Loan Borrowing Capacity to $200M as Mining Rigs Sit Idle The firm doubled its credit from the bank, while the miner's operations are facing severe downtime and delays.

2 California Men Sentenced to Prison for $1.9M Crypto Grift

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 21:16

2 California Men Sentenced to Prison for $1.9M Crypto Grift Two Orange County, California men were sentenced to prison on Monday for operating a cryptocurrency scam that swindled over 2,000 investors out of a collective $1.9 million, according to the Department of Justice.

Celsius Custody Clients Band Together, Tap Lawyer to Reclaim $180M

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 21:15

Celsius Custody Clients Band Together, Tap Lawyer to Reclaim $180M Custody account holders, who represent 4% of the assets locked up at the bankrupt crypto lender, hired Kyle J. Ortiz of Togut, Segal & Segal.

Celsius Network Custody Clients Tap Lawyer to Reclaim $180M

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 21:15

Celsius Network Custody Clients Tap Lawyer to Reclaim $180M Custody account holders, who represent 4% of the assets locked up at the bankrupt crypto lender, hired Kyle J. Ortiz of Togut, Segal & Segal.

Why the Crypto Industry Must Now Come to Its Own Defense

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 20:39

Why the Crypto Industry Must Now Come to Its Own Defense Cryptocurrency adversaries have used the decline in prices as an opportunity to ratchet up their criticism of digital assets.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Starts the Month in Negative Territory

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 20:28

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Starts the Month in Negative Territory BTC gives back a bit of last week’s gain on reduced volume.

Ethereum After the Merge: What Comes Next?

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 20:27

Ethereum After the Merge: What Comes Next? Post Merge, the Surge, the Verge, the Purge and the Splurge will continue to make Ethereum's proof-of-stake blockchain more scalable and secure.

Compañía dueña de Socios.com invierte $100M en el desarrollo Web3 del FC Barcelona

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 20:15

Compañía dueña de Socios.com invierte $100M en el desarrollo Web3 del FC Barcelona Chiliz ha adquirido una participación de 24,5% en Barca Studios, el área de contenido digital del gigante del fútbol.

Coinbase Prime Adds Ethereum Staking for US Institutional Clients

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 19:57

Coinbase Prime Adds Ethereum Staking for US Institutional Clients The product offers another entry point for financial institutions eager to delve into crypto but unsure of how best to do it.

Ether supera por primera vez a bitcoin en el mercado de opciones

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 17:51

Ether supera por primera vez a bitcoin en el mercado de opciones La relación put-call de ether ha caído a un mínimo anual, lo que indica un impulso alcista, dijo Luuk Strijers de Deribit.

Crypto Exchange Huobi Now Able to Operate in Australia

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 17:24

Crypto Exchange Huobi Now Able to Operate in Australia Huobi has received a registration with the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre.

July Marks Strongest Month of Crypto Fund Inflows This Year: CoinShares

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 17:24

July Marks Strongest Month of Crypto Fund Inflows This Year: CoinShares Digital-asset investment products saw inflows totaling $474 million last month, nearly reversing June’s $481 million of outflows.

CryptoPunks’ Floor Price Surges 10% Following Tiffany & Co. Collaboration News

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 17:21

CryptoPunks’ Floor Price Surges 10% Following Tiffany & Co. Collaboration News The collection has seen over $2.3 million in sales since Sunday’s partnership announcement, a 2,200% increase.

SEC Slaps Founders, Promoters of Alleged Ponzi Scheme Forsage With Fraud Charges

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 17:12

SEC Slaps Founders, Promoters of Alleged Ponzi Scheme Forsage With Fraud Charges The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged 11 people tied to the alleged $300 million crypto Ponzi scheme Forsage with fraud on Monday.

Binance.US to Delist AMP Following SEC Claim That It’s a Security

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 16:43

Binance.US to Delist AMP Following SEC Claim That It’s a Security The move will be effective on August 15.

Binance.US to Delist AMP After SEC Claim That the Token Is a Security

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 16:43

Binance.US to Delist AMP After SEC Claim That the Token Is a Security The move will be effective on August 15.

Socios Owner Invests $100M in FC Barcelona's Web3 Efforts

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 15:26

Socios Owner Invests $100M in FC Barcelona's Web3 Efforts The owner of soccer fan rewards platform Socios.com has invested $100 million in FC Barcelona's efforts in non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and metaverse projects.

First Mover Americas: BTC Retreats From Weekend High of $24K, ETH Options Open Interest Surpasses BTC's on Deribit

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 14:34

First Mover Americas: BTC Retreats From Weekend High of $24K, ETH Options Open Interest Surpasses BTC's on Deribit The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for August 1, 2022.

OneOf NFT Platform Adds American Express as Backer in $8.4M Round

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 14:17

OneOf NFT Platform Adds American Express as Backer in $8.4M Round Amex will give exclusive OneOf tokens to cardholders attending a pop-up event in Turkey.

Troubled Crypto Lender Vauld Granted 3-Month Moratorium by Singapore High Court: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 12:49

Troubled Crypto Lender Vauld Granted 3-Month Moratorium by Singapore High Court: Report Asian crypto lender Vauld has been granted a three-month moratorium by the Singapore High Court to continue to explore its options.

Ether Flips Bitcoin in Options Market for the First Time

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 12:27

Ether Flips Bitcoin in Options Market for the First Time Ether's put-call ratio has dipped to a yearly low, indicating bullish momentum, Deribit's Luuk Strijers said.

Craig Wright v Peter McCormack: Wright Put Forward 'False Evidence,' Will Receive Damages of £1

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 12:26

Craig Wright v Peter McCormack: Wright Put Forward 'False Evidence,' Will Receive Damages of £1 A judge has ruled that Dr Craig Wright, the Australian scientist who claims to be Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto, advanced false evidence in his defamatory case against YouTuber Peter McCormack.

Craig Wright v. Peter McCormack: Wright Put Forward 'False Evidence,' Will Receive Damages of One British pound

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 12:26

Craig Wright v. Peter McCormack: Wright Put Forward 'False Evidence,' Will Receive Damages of One British pound A judge has ruled that Dr Craig Wright, the Australian scientist who claims to be Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto, advanced false evidence in his defamatory case against YouTuber Peter McCormack.

BofA Says Ethereum Needs Scalability Improvements to Hold Its Market Position

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 11:01

BofA Says Ethereum Needs Scalability Improvements to Hold Its Market Position Binance Smart Chain, Tron, Avalanche and Solana have taken market share from Ethereum due to their PoS consensus mechanisms and greater scalability.

UK Crypto Investors Should Limit Holdings, Financial Regulator Says

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 10:36

UK Crypto Investors Should Limit Holdings, Financial Regulator Says The crypto crash only hardened the Financial Conduct Authority’s determination to act, and it will now ban refer-a-friend bonuses.

Hardware Wallet Maker Ledger in Talks to Raise Additional $100M: Report

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 09:46

Hardware Wallet Maker Ledger in Talks to Raise Additional $100M: Report Hardware wallet maker Ledger is seeking an additional $100 million in investment following its mammoth $380 million Series C funding last year, Bloomberg reported Monday.

Bitcoin Trades Cautiously Even as Real Yield, Dollar Support Bullish Stance

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 09:21

Bitcoin Trades Cautiously Even as Real Yield, Dollar Support Bullish Stance The U.S. 10-year real yield has dropped 46 basis points in two weeks, offering bullish cues to risk assets, including bitcoin.

Aave Passes Proposal for Yield Generating Stablecoin GHO

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 07:23

Aave Passes Proposal for Yield Generating Stablecoin GHO The fully collateralized stablecoin is native to the Aave ecosystem and will be initially available on the Ethereum network.

Aave Passes Proposal for Yield-Generating Stablecoin GHO

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 07:23

Aave Passes Proposal for Yield-Generating Stablecoin GHO The fully collateralized stablecoin is native to the Aave ecosystem and will be initially available on the Ethereum network.

Binance Compliance Officer: KYC Cost Exchange ‘Billions in Revenue’

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 00:42

Binance Compliance Officer: KYC Cost Exchange ‘Billions in Revenue’ Three Binance compliance officers give a fiery response to allegations of illicit activity, sanctions evasion and darknet links.

Binance Investigations Officer: AML Cost Exchange ‘Billions in Revenue’

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 00:42

Binance Investigations Officer: AML Cost Exchange ‘Billions in Revenue’ Three Binance compliance officers give a fiery response to allegations of illicit activity, sanctions evasion and darknet links.

Jewelry Brand Tiffany and Co. Unveils $50K CryptoPunk Necklaces

CoinDesk

2022. Aug. 01. 00:09

Jewelry Brand Tiffany and Co. Unveils $50K CryptoPunk Necklaces The collection of diamond-encrusted pendants is exclusively available for CryptoPunk owners to purchase and limited to 250 editions.