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 2022-04-28 19:34 

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A Brief Overview of Crypto Payments in 5 Charts...

Bitcoin launched as a purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash, inspiring the rise of other cryptocurrency payment options: Here is what the data shows. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week....

 2022-04-28 19:32 

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Big Time for Small Miners...

Bitcoin mining is making a comeback and the unique abilities of small scale miners....

 2022-04-28 19:29 

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US Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill to Give CFTC Crypto Spot Market Oversight...

The Digital Commodity Exchange Act would give the CFTC direct oversight of some types of crypto transactions and exchanges....

 2022-04-28 19:26 

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Bitcoin Is Coming to Your 401(k)...

The latest in institutional investor sentiment and action in crypto....

 2022-04-28 19:13 

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How Human-Centered Design Can Fix Crypto Payments...

Web 3 should steal design ideas from Web 2, Grace "Ori" Kwan says in a CoinDesk Payments Week op-ed....

 2022-04-28 18:47 

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Bitcoin Back Over $40K as More Countries Embrace Crypto...

Fresh signs emerged of accumulation by investors and greater adoption by nations from Africa to Central and South America....

 2022-04-28 18:45 

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Bitcoin's Unfinished Business: Why Micropayments Still Matter...

Tiny, cheap-to-deliver payments can open new markets for small digital goods. Can a new wave of crypto-inflected startups plug a longstanding gap in the internet? This piece is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week....

 2022-04-28 18:31 

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How Western Sanctions on Russia Could Make Crypto an International Reserve Currency...

If oil and gas are one day denominated in cryptocurrency, we're likely to see other industries start pegging their goods and services to crypto....

 2022-04-28 18:21 

CoinDesk

Custody 3.0: The Future of Digital Assets...

Digital asset custodians have evolved significantly over the past decade to attract institutional participation at scale. It started with the pure safekeeping play during Custody 1.0 which evolved to Custody 2.0 when we built institutional-grade infrastru...

 2022-04-28 18:18 

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Three Arrows Capital to Move Headquarters to Dubai, Raise External Capital...

Crypto firms eye the Middle East amid regulatory scrutiny from Singaporean officials....

 2022-04-28 18:01 

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Bitcoin Holding Support; Resistance at $43K...

The current price action is similar to what occurred in 2018-2019....

 2022-04-28 17:53 

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How Crypto Payments Shift Revenue to Creators, Not Platforms...

Blockchain cuts out the social media middleman. This article is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week series....

 2022-04-28 17:10 

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Coinbase NFT Marketplace Beta Sees Less Than 900 Transactions in Opening Week...

The exchange's long-awaited NFT platform saw 73 ETH in trade volume in its first week after a small portion of its three million person waitlist was granted access....

 2022-04-28 17:09 

CoinDesk

U.S. Economy Shrinks Unexpectedly, Amplifying Recession Fears...

Headline GDP shrank 1.4%, data by the Bureau of Economic Analysis showed Thursday. Analysts were expecting a 1% increase....

 2022-04-28 17:08 

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Panama Legislature Passes Bill Regulating Crypto...

The legislation now moves to the desk of President Laurentino Cortizo for his signature or veto....

 2022-04-28 16:52 

CoinDesk

NFL Draft Goes NFT: Football League Releases New Collection on Flow...

The league says its official NFT platform is still in its "test and learn" phase, but has seen promising results since launching in November....

 2022-04-28 16:34 

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Jaime Rogozinski: Why WallStreetBets Took Off...
 2022-04-28 16:32 

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Dubai-based Bybit Makes Move into Latin America With Launch of Brazil Operation...

Brazil is seen as a big prize, with a number of crypto exchanges eyeing the country in 2022....

 2022-04-28 16:27 

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Mark Zuckerberg to Investors: Expect Nothing From the Metaverse...

In setting a 10-year timeline for returns from Reality Labs, Zuck raised as many questions as he answered....

 2022-04-28 16:01 

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Telegram Adds Crypto to Messaging App, Opening Path to Payments...

Users can use a bot to buy bitcoin and toncoin within the app, and can send the latter to other users....

 2022-04-28 15:55 

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Yieldstreet Partners With Osprey for Latest Crypto Fund...

The Enhanced Crypto Fund will offer exposure to up to 10 of the largest digital assets by market capitalization....

 2022-04-28 15:51 

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Infrastructure, Signing Authority and Governance: The Atlas We Need to Navigate the Trilemma?...

"Trilemma" is the term used to describe the tradeoffs between three essential qualities that must reside at the heart of any blockchain-based system design: decentralization, security and scalability. Vitalik Buterin, who put forward this idea in ...

 2022-04-28 15:44 

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Ethereum Name Service NFTs Overtake BAYC in Daily Trade Volume...

The ENS NFTs have seen a surge in volume today as investors dive in to purchase three- and four-digit domains....

 2022-04-28 15:42 

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Crypto News Roundup for April 28, 2022...

With bitcoin trading relatively flat, plus a peek behind the curtain at Ethereum's beginnings, CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup....

 2022-04-28 15:42 

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Bitcoin Payments Remain in Their Infancy But There Are Green Shoots Everywhere...

Can cryptocurrencies, stablecoins, and CBDCs coexist as methods of payment? Industry leaders shine light on the future of crypto payments. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week....

 2022-04-28 15:38 

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NFT Subscriptions Are Better Paywalls...

Turning subscriptions into a bearer asset is better for everyone, says our media columnist. This article is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week....

 2022-04-28 15:24 

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How Tokenized Governance Can Make DeFi More Resilient...

Incorporating governance into decentralized protocols is controversial. Governance implies rules, hierarchies and control, which can be antithetical to the whole notion of decentralization. Paradoxically, history seems to have proven that organizations wi...

 2022-04-28 14:39 

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First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Draws Premium in Yen Markets, FX Volatility Spikes...

The latest moves in crypto markets in context for April 28, 2022....

 2022-04-28 13:19 

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Dubai Real Estate Developer to Accept Crypto Payments Amid UAE Push for Crypto Hub Status...

Several of the world's biggest crypto exchanges have flocked to the emirates in the last few months....

 2022-04-28 13:05 

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US, EU Members Among 60 Nations Calling for Open, Global Internet...

The...

 2022-04-28 13:03 

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Apollo Hires JPMorgan's Christine Moy to Lead Digital Assets Strategy...

The investment giant will be looking for to make investments between $50 million and $250 million in blockchain and Web 3....

 2022-04-28 13:00 

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OurSong Raises $7.5M in Seed Funding to Help Artists Build a Community Through NFTs...

The blockchain-based platform is a subsidiary of Our Happy Company, which was co-founded by performer Johnny Legend and KKBOX CEO Chris Lin....

 2022-04-28 12:50 

CoinDesk

Crypto Funds' Easy On-Ramp Can Be a Big Problem Without the Right Guidance...

It's important for financial advisors to do due diligence on investing in crypto funds, and on the funds themselves....

 2022-04-28 12:34 

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OneFootball Closes $300M Funding Round Led by Liberty City Ventures...

The company also announced the formation of OneFootball Labs, a joint venture with Animoca Brands and Liberty City Ventures to accelerate its expansion into Web 3....

 2022-04-28 12:30 

CoinDesk

Propy Teams With Abra to Offer Property Purchases Backed by Crypto...

Earlier this year Propy sold an NFT-backed home for $650,000....

 2022-04-28 12:00 

CoinDesk

Battered Bitcoin Miners Increasingly Turn to Debt Financing...

Raising debt rather than equity to fund growth is being seen as more attractive, analysts say, but not everyone has the option....

 2022-04-28 11:35 

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Morgan Stanley Says Over 100 Crypto Assets Were Created in the Past Week, Mainly on DeFi Exchanges...

Despite a fall in crypto prices, the creation of digital assets is still high, the bank's analysts said....

 2022-04-28 10:29 

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Dogecoin Whale Transactions Reach 3 1/2-Month High...

Elon Musk's acquisition of Twitter may have galvanized holders of large amounts of dogecoin into activity....

 2022-04-28 10:12 

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Finland Selects Coinmotion, Tesseract as Brokers for Ukraine Bitcoin Donations...

The two brokers will sell the bitcoin with the proceeds donated to Ukraine....

 2022-04-28 09:38 

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Argo Blockchain Shares Jump After Updated Hashrate Guidance...

The stock rose the most since March after the miner said it expects its hashrate to reach 5.5 EH/s by year-end....

 2022-04-28 08:44 

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Argent Raises $40M to Make Crypto Wallets Easier to Use...

The company's non-custodial wallet lets users take control without needing to remember a complicated seed phrase....

 2022-04-28 08:13 

CoinDesk

How Deus Finance Was Exploited for $13.4M on Fantom...

The attack, which used a flash loan, was the second in two months....

 2022-04-28 07:33 

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India to Give Clarity on Tax Provision Within Two Months: Sources...

The 1% tax deducted at source has been the biggest pain point in the new tax rules for India's crypto industry....

 2022-04-28 00:02 

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Bitcoin Miner Argo Raises Hashrate Guidance Thanks to Intel Mining Chips...

The miner now sees 2022 hashrate at 5.5 EH/s from previous guidance of 3.7 EH/s....

 2022-04-27 23:22 

CoinDesk

DeFi Trading Platform Hashflow Introduces Bridgeless Cross-Chain Swaps...

The platform will enable native-to-native swaps, without slippage or pesky cross-chain bridges....

 2022-04-27 22:39 

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First Mover Asia: Trading on Indian Crypto Exchange Continues to Slump Following New Tax Laws; Cryptos Higher...

WazirX and CoinDcx volumes were less than a third of their levels prior to the regulations going into effect; bitcoin and ether rise....

 2022-04-27 22:32 

CoinDesk

Goldman Sachs Says It Is Exploring the Tokenization of Real Assets...

The global investment bank says it is looking into NFTs in the context of financial instruments because that is where the power is....

 2022-04-27 22:00 

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Central African Republic Adopts Bitcoin as Legal Tender, Ethereum Foundation's Non-Crypto Investments and More...

The most valuable crypto stories for Wednesday, April 27, 2022....

 2022-04-27 21:53 

CoinDesk

How Much More Private Can ZK Get? An Order of Magnitude...

Until now, there have been two basic approaches to ensuring privacy in the crypto space. The first was to bake privacy into the core, layer 1 blockchain, like Zcash. The other was to create a layer 2 privacy overlay, as Aztec did....

 2022-04-27 21:45 

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Finland Plans to Donate Seized Bitcoins to Help Ukraine: Report...

The bitcoin seized in various criminal investigations and donated could be worth as much as $77 million, according to the report....

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