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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Retreats From All-Time High; Ether Outperforms

Bitcoin’s price continued to decline on Friday, ending the week down about 2% compared to a 1.7% gain in the…

October 22, 2021
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Reddit may be preparing to launch its own NFT platform

Other social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook have been working to support NFTs, if not create a competitor to…

October 22, 2021
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Venezuela’s New Digital Bolivar Isn’t Digital, and It Won’t Solve the Country’s Economic Crisis

Ernesto, a gastronomic entrepreneur in Cumaná, a coastal Venezuelan city facing the Caribbean Sea, initially thought that Venezuela’s new digital…

October 22, 2021
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Reddit Readying an NFT Platform

Add Reddit to the list of big brands entering the non-fungible token (NFT) market. The social media site intends to…

October 22, 2021
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Price analysis 10/22: BTC, ETH, BNB, ADA, XRP, SOL, DOT, DOGE, LUNA, UNI

BTC and ETH reversed course as both assets search for underlying support, suggesting that bears are attempting to trap over-leveraged…

October 22, 2021
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Balaji Srinivasan: Bitcoin and the Search for Truth

We think it’s fitting that this, the 50th episode of “Money Reimagined,” is being published inside an historic week for…

October 22, 2021
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Why the Bitcoin and Crypto Communities Are So Skeptical of WorldCoin

This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. Download this episode Today’s episode is nominally about WorldCoin. The project launched this week with…

October 22, 2021
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Gensler for a Day: How Rohan Grey Would Regulate Stablecoins

On paper, the concept of a “stablecoin” is relatively simple. Cryptocurrencies are notoriously volatile, and traders like being able to…

October 22, 2021
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Rep. Tom Emmer Wants Stablecoins Over CBDCs – Interview

There’s nothing that screams techno-optimist about U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer, the four-term Republican member of Congress from Minnesota. The 60-year-old…

October 22, 2021
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Polygon pays $2M bounty on bug which could have compromised $850M in user funds

The white hat hacker speculated that the bug might have been created from "using someone else’s code and not having…

October 22, 2021
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Ren

REN is the native cryptocurrency of the Ren protocol. It is an open protocol designed to allow users to move…

October 22, 2021
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The US Needs a Dedicated Crypto Regulator

The crypto regulatory situation in the U.S. is sad. Not because the Securities and Exchange Commission or Department of the…

October 22, 2021
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Kava.io

Kava is the native cryptocurrency of the Kava.io platform, a decentralized finance protocol allowing users to lend and borrow assets…

October 22, 2021
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Analysts hold their $250K Bitcoin price target even as BTC falls below $60K

Crypto markets take a turn for the worse after hitting record highs earlier in the week, with Bitcoin down 6%…

October 22, 2021
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Hilbert Group forms COIN360 JV with Cointelegraph and Chiron Partners

COIN360, one of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency market data aggregators — known for its iconic heatmap — will launch…

October 22, 2021
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Why a Bitcoin Futures ETF Is Bad for Investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) greenlighting a futures-based exchange-traded fund for bitcoin has been a boon to holders of…

October 22, 2021
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Paxos Standard

USDP is the native cryptocurrency of Paxos, a stablecoin that uses the Ethereum blockchain and is issued by the Paxos…

October 22, 2021
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Is ‘DeFi Regulation’ an Oxymoron?

We’re nearing the end of “Policy Week” here at CoinDesk, which I’ve spent focused on the particularly thorny issues of…

October 22, 2021
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Why US Policymakers Should Embrace Web 3

In 1997, the Clinton Administration published the groundbreaking “Framework for Global Electronic Commerce,” which set forth five key principles: Governments…

October 22, 2021
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Crypto platform Rally commits $12M to third-party developers

The ecosystem is gaining momentum as demand for nonfungible tokens and blockchain-based social communities continue to grow. The ecosystem is…

October 22, 2021
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Bancor

BNT is the native cryptocurrency of Bancor, a blockchain protocol that lets users directly convert virtual currencies rather than using…

October 22, 2021
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Crypto Learns to Play the DC Influence Game

Facing a head-spinning array of new legislative and regulatory action out of Washington, D.C., the crypto industry is reacting the…

October 22, 2021
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Crypto News Roundup for Oct. 22, 2021

This episode is sponsored by Kava, Nexo.io and Market Intel by Chainalysis. Today’s Stories: Bitcoin Bull Market Has Plenty Steam…

October 22, 2021
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Bitcoin at Your Bank: NYDIG Names First 2 Firms to Roll Out BTC Buys

A partnership first announced in June is starting to bear fruit. Digital banking company Q2 Holdings said Friday that Five…

October 22, 2021
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Waves

WAVES is the native token of the Waves platform, an open-sourced technology for decentralized applications (dapps) that is typically used…

October 22, 2021
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BitTorrent

BitTorrent (BTT) is a digital token based on a blockchain that powers some of the world’s most popular decentralized protocols…

October 22, 2021
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Ross Ulbricht Loses Bid to Dismiss Federal Silk Road Suit

Alleged Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht has suffered a setback in his efforts to fight federal narcotics and money laundering…

October 22, 2021
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Put America’s Geeks to Work, Don’t Cage Them

As we progress into the digital age, America needs its computer geeks. Yet the U.S. government, rather than mine their…

October 22, 2021
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Gensler for a Day: Regulating DeFi With Fireblocks CEO Michael Shaulov

Today’s “Gensler for a Day” is Michale Shaulov, CEO of decentralized finance (DeFi) infrastructure and custody firm Fireblocks. Fireblocks occupies…

October 22, 2021
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Decentralized Exchange ZkLink Raises $8.5M Ahead of Market Launch

Decentralized exchange (DEX) ZkLink has closed a $8.5 million funding round led by Republic Crypto to help ramp up for…

October 22, 2021