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Institutional Digital Assets: The Future of Finance Is Here
April 23, 2024 8:55 pm
Tokenization initiatives from BlackRock, JP Morgan and others presage a revolution in payments, wealth management and other key activities of Wall Street, says author Annelise Osborne.
Jailed Binance Exec’s Bail Hearing in Nigeria Postponed Until May 17
April 23, 2024 7:33 pm
Detained Binance executive Tigran Gambaryan will remain in prison in Nigeria until at least May 17, following an Abuja court’s ruling to postpone a scheduled bail hearing until after he is tried on money laundering charges.
Do Kwon, Terraform Labs Should Get $5.3B Fine, SEC Tells Court
April 23, 2024 5:48 pm
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has asked a New York court to impose $5.3 billion in fines on Terraform Labs and co-founder Do Kwon for their role in the $40 billion implosion of the Terra ecosystem in 2022.
Will Bitcoin’s New BIP Editors Streamline Development?
April 23, 2024 5:34 pm
Five new editors were added to help speed up the process of approving and merging Bitcoin Improvement Proposals.
AI Safety for Smart Contracts Is AI Safety for the World
April 23, 2024 5:04 pm
Web3 Artist Shavonne Wong on the Future of NFTs
April 23, 2024 5:01 pm
“Having an eye on the horizon makes things less crazy,” says the Consensus 2024 speaker.
Mt. Gox's Looming $9B Payout Could Weigh on Bitcoin Prices, K33 Research Warns
April 23, 2024 4:47 pm
The defunct crypto exchange will distribute 142,000 BTC and 143,000 BCH to creditors later this year, 10 years after its implosion due to a hack.
Ether ETFs Are Unlikely to Be Approved in May: Standard Chartered
April 23, 2024 3:32 pm
The bank reiterated its year-end bitcoin and ether targets of $150,000 and $8,000, respectively.
Crypto Lobbyists Sue SEC Over 'Dealer' Definition
April 23, 2024 1:28 pm
A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rule expanding the definition of a "dealer" to capture digital assets activity went too far, a lawsuit by the Blockchain Association and Crypto Freedom Alliance of Texas alleged.
Crypto.com Postpones South Korea Launch After Reports of Money Laundering Probe
April 23, 2024 1:01 pm
The firm maintains the "highest" anti-money laundering standards in the industry, it said in a statement to CoinDesk.
Patched Cosmos Bug Could've Put $150M At Risk, Says Firm That Reported It
April 23, 2024 1:00 pm
The reentrancy bug was discovered by Asymmetric Research, a core contributor to the Wormhole interoperability protocol.
Galaxy, Lightspeed Faction Lead $15M Raise for Turnkey, Crypto Wallet Startup From Former Coinbase Employees
April 23, 2024 1:00 pm
The company from ex-Coinbase employees aims to help developers build better blockchain wallets.
First Mover Americas: Venezuela Looks to Tether for Oil Sales as Sanctions Return
April 23, 2024 12:07 pm
The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for April 23, 2024. First Mover is CoinDesk’s daily newsletter that contextualizes the latest actions in the crypto markets.
Akash Network’s Token Surges 50% on Upbit Listing
April 23, 2024 12:05 pm
The decentralized cloud computing company also announced its ‘Akash summit’ on Monday, which will take place before Consensus.
Bitcoin's 200-Day Average Is Approaching a Record High; Here's Why It Matters
April 23, 2024 11:09 am
The 200-day simple moving average is one of the most widely tracked indicators of the long-term trend.
OP, YGG Feeling Sell-Side Pressure as Unlocks Loom
April 23, 2024 10:00 am
DYDX also has a large unlock scheduled but is not experiencing the same pricing pressure.
Crypto Trader FalconX Unveils Institution-Friendly Custody, Trading and Credit Services
April 23, 2024 8:22 am
Derivatives exchange Deribit is the first to integrate FalconX’s Prime Connect.
Ripple Says $10M Penalty Enough, Rejects SEC’s Ask of $1.95B Fine in Final Judgment
April 23, 2024 7:32 am
Ripple Labs filed its opposition on Monday against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) proposal to ask a New York judge to impose a nearly $2 billion fine against the company behind the XRP Ledger blockchain.
Bitcoin's Post-Halving Demand to Be 5x Greater Than Supply, Bitfinex Estimates
April 23, 2024 7:22 am
The new BTC supply added to the market could drop to $30 million per day, according to Bitfinex.
Venezuela Looks to Tether to Bypass Sanctions: Reuters
April 23, 2024 4:54 am
Venezuela's state-run oil company started experimenting with Tether in 2023.
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