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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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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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Biggest Giveaway in Crypto: FreeBitco.in Just Gave Away Its Fifth Lambo in 2½ Years

In 2019, FreeBitco.in had a vision: to give back to the close-knit crypto community that had made it the seventh-largest…

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
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ICON

ICX is the native cryptocurrency of Icon: an interoperability blockchain protocol that helps connect multiple blockchains together for token and…

October 22, 2021
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Utopia P2P’s and Crypton Start Trading on P2PB2B in October

UUSD is a completely private and fully decentralized stablecoin with 100% transparent backing in DAI, verifiable on the Ethereum blockchain.…

October 22, 2021
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Payments Firm XanPool Raises $27M in Funding Round Led by Valar Ventures

Hong Kong based payments infrastructure firm XanPool has raised $27 million in a Series A funding round led by Peter…

October 22, 2021
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Valkyrie Bitcoin Futures ETF Starts Trading, Joining Fray

Valkyrie Investments’s bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) started trading early Friday, after winning the blessing of the U.S. Securities and…

October 22, 2021
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Houston Firefighters Fund Invests $25 Million in Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH)

Houston Firefighters’ pension fund has purchased $25 million in bitcoin and ether. The fund, which has over $4 billion of…

October 22, 2021
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Almost $7M in Bitcoin Held by Colonial Pipeline Attacker Is on the Move

Bitcoin now worth nearly $7 million held by the DarkSide ransomware group involved in the Colonial Pipeline attack in May…

October 22, 2021
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These 10 Stocks With Digital Asset Exposure Have Bullish Charts, BofA Says

Bank of America (BofA) highlighted ten bullish charts for stocks with digital asset exposure, according to a research note today.…

October 22, 2021
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Nexo Launches a Polkadot Promo for Users to Earn Up To 17% APR

Nexo, a regulated entity aiming to unlock the power of crypto, has a Polkadot (DOT) promotion that will see users…

October 22, 2021
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Greenidge Generation Holdings to Expand, Acquire Sites in Texas, South Carolina

Bitcoin mining company Greenidge Generation is eyeing expansion into two new sites in Texas and South Carolina. The Nasdaq-listed firm…

October 22, 2021