Author: Daniel Kuhn

Blockchain Bites: China’s Tether Crackdown, CME’s Bustling Bitcoin Markets, Kin’s ‘Active Development’ – CoinDesk

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Chinese officials are cracking down on tether trades. The CME bitcoin futures exchange is heating up, signalling institutional interest. And Kik’s kin token will continue development following a $5 million SEC settlement.  Top shelf Ripple, across the pondRipple CEO Brad Read More

Blockchain Bites: Filecoin Strike, Bitcoin Fees Fall, Coinbase Censorship – CoinDesk

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Top shelf Token protestFive of the largest Filecoin miners, which secure that data storage network, have gone on strike, bringing attention to the project’s “unfair” economic model. According to a report by 8btc.com, miners are required to stake a significant Read More

Blockchain Bites: Ethereum Power Users, Composability Questions, Staking Solutions – CoinDesk

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Invest: ethereum economy, a full day of conversation, workshopping and networking around the future of money, is streaming live today until 6:30 p.m. ET. Today’s special edition of Blockchain Bites is covering all the news you need to know from invest, as Read More

Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin on Ethereum – The Whos, Whats and Whys – CoinDesk

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Since January, over $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin has been tokenized into ERC-20 tokens to use in the emerging decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem on Ethereum. These DeFi applications offer an increasingly large array of potential use cases for bitcoin investors looking for alternative ways Read More

Blockchain Bites: FCA’s Crypto Crackdown, McAfee’s Charges, Ethereum’s Store of Value – CoinDesk

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CoinDesk is preparing for the invest: ethereum economy virtual event on. Oct. 14 with a special series of newsletters focused on Ethereum’s past, present and future. Every day until the event the team behind Blockchain Bites will dive into an aspect of Ethereum that Read More

Blockchain Bites: BTC on Ethereum, DeFi’s Latest Stablecoin, the Currency Cold Wars – CoinDesk

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DeFi Pulse fixed a bug that led to a substantial misreporting of total value in decentralized finance protocols, former acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney joined the Chamber of Digital Commerce and there’s a new stablecoin that functions like Read More

Blockchain Bites: OCC’s Stablecoin Guidance, EU’s Digital Euro Plans, Chamath’s Bitcoin – CoinDesk

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The OCC published guidance clarifying that federally-regulated banks can work with stablecoin issuers, the ECB thinks stablecoin is a “misleading” term and a group of banking veterans has spun up a new crypto fund.  Top shelf Bitcoin fundsBanking veterans who Read More

Blockchain Bites: Big Bitcoin Bets, SushiSwap Drops, bZx Attacked – CoinDesk

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Hackers hit DeFi protocol bZx again, derivatives traders have placed bets bitcoin will hit $30,000 by year’s end and the latest twist in the SushiSwap saga. Top shelf Hacked againDecentralized finance (DeFi) protocol bZx is the victim of yet another hack – this Read More

Blockchain Bites: Bitmain Denied, Coinbase Blocked and a Potential EOS Exit Scam – CoinDesk

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Bitmain’s appeal to recoup $30 million in alleged lost revenues from Poolin has been denied, Digital Currency Group has acquired a retail-focused exchange and Venezuelan officials appear to have blocked access to Coinbase.  Top shelf Bitmain bustA court in China Read More

Blockchain Bites: Tether’s Dispute, Buterin’s Fix and 3 Reasons for Bitcoin’s Sell-Off – CoinDesk

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Tether disputes allegations of market manipulation brought in court, Vitalik Buterin issues a proposal for Ethereum’s high gas fees and Voatz weighed in on whether a longstanding federal law over computer access is overly broad. Top shelf Tether disputesTether and Read More

Maria Bustillos on Tokenizing Journalism, the Death of Civil and Rise of Brick House – CoinDesk

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Maria Bustillos, founding editor of the digital magazine Popula, is also one of the founding members of Brick House, an umbrella of independent publishers operating under a collectivist business model.  An earlier supporter, and benefactor, of the now-defunct media startup Read More

Blockchain Bites: Winklevoss’ Wild Prediction, Bitcoin Miners’ Horde, Ethereum’s ‘Critical Bug’ – CoinDesk

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Mongolian authorities have put the kibosh on cheap electricity for crypto miners, Venezuela is seeing healthy crypto use outside government-approved exchanges and a “critical bug” has left 13% of Ethereum nodes useless. You’re reading Blockchain Bites, the daily roundup of the Read More

Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin in Space; Prime Brokerage Race; Nodes You Can’t Trace – CoinDesk

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The OCC is willing to work with banks interested in custodying crypto, a Russian bank approved a token-backed loan and bitcoin has been sent… from space! You’re reading Blockchain Bites, the daily roundup of the most pivotal stories in blockchain and crypto Read More

Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin on DeFi and DeFi on Bitcoin – CoinDesk

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More bitcoins were tokenized than mined this Sunday, decentralized finance is coming to the Bitcoin system and a former Prudential Securities CEO thinks crypto is a safe bet.  You’re reading Blockchain Bites, the daily roundup of the most pivotal stories in blockchain and Read More

Blockchain Bites: Ripple’s Rebuff, DeFi’s ‘Degens’ and China’s CBDC – CoinDesk

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Both the U.S. and China are advancing on their central bank digital currency (CBDC) designs, there’s a new smart contract language for Bitcoin and the Department of Justice (DOJ) seized millions worth of crypto from addresses linked to terrorist organizations. Read More

Blockchain Bites: Avanti’s New Money, DeFi Deepens and ‘How Much Ether?’ – CoinDesk

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Caitlin Long has a new take on money. Russia wants to de-anonymize crypto. And Coinbase wins in court. Here’s the story. ‘Cash equivalent’CoinDesk’s Nathan DiCamillo breaks down how Avanti Financial intends to issue its programmable cash equivalent called Avit. This Read More

Blockchain Bites: Goldman’s Hire, Ether’s Options, Bitcoin’s Patronage – CoinDesk

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The Federal Reserve is rushing ahead with its payments platform, Russia’s largest bank is going in on blockchain and so is Goldman Sachs. You’re reading Blockchain Bites, the daily roundup of the most pivotal stories in blockchain and crypto news, and Read More

Blockchain Bites: Square’s Revenue Surge, Eth 2’s Final Testnet, c-Lightning’s Latest Update – CoinDesk

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Square’s bitcoin business is booming, lawmakers are batting for crypto staking protocols and a blockchain-based voting system in Russia may have been hacked. You’re reading Blockchain Bites, the daily roundup of the most pivotal stories in blockchain and crypto news, and Read More

Blockchain Bites: Dollar’s Decline, Ether’s Moneymakers and Coinbase’s Considerations – CoinDesk

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The Securities and Exchange Commission appears to be interested in Binance’s eponymous blockchain, 132% of ether wallets are in profit and the Bank of Japan is getting serious about CBDC R&D. You’re reading Blockchain Bites, the daily roundup of the most Read More