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“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell and additional production support by Eleanor Pahl. Adam B. Levine is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsor is “Tidal Wave” by BRASKO. Image credit: Michael Hurcomb/Corbis Entertainment/Getty
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In her monthly Expert Take column, Selva Ozelli, an international tax attorney and CPA, covers the intersection between emerging technologies and sustainability, and provides the latest developments around taxes, AML/CFT regulations and legal issues affecting crypto and blockchain. Lately, news headlines are focused on regulators’ concerns over the lack of investor protections in the cryptocurrency
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Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Bitcoin officially hits new all-time high above $65K Bitcoin (BTC)
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It seems that everyone — from corporate behemoths like Visa and Anheuser-Busch to socialite Paris Hilton and NBA legends Michael Jordan and Kevin Durant — has recognized the growing importance of nonfungible tokens (NFTs) for the 21st-century economy. World-renowned artists, athletes and musicians have been cashing in on the craze, lending legitimacy to this new
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Bitcoin (BTC) is lining up a crucial weekly support test on Oct. 23 after impulsive sellers moved large amounts of BTC to major exchange Binance. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView BTC dices with $60,000 BTC/USD is keeping traders nervous into Saturday, data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows, deciding on the fate of
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“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell and additional production support by Eleanor Pahl. Adam B. Levine is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsor is “Tidal Wave” by BRASKO. Image credit: Klaus Vedfelt/DigitalVision/Getty Images,
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Bitcoin (BTC) briefly fell below $60,000 on Oct. 22 as a correction after all-time highs deepened concerns about the market’s strength. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Trader eyes $56,000 minimum BTC buy-in Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD hitting lows of $59,930 on Bitstamp, down another 6% on the day. A
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In an ideal world, innovation precedes regulation. Initially, innovation is allowed to circumvent or avoid regulatory scrutiny. Then, regulation comes in to provide clarity, formalize rules or provide specific guidance that allows many parts of the technology to thrive. The internet was allowed to flourish during the mid-1990s when U.S. policy was driven by a
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Cryptocurrency-to-fiat infrastructure provider Xanpool continues expanding operations in the Asia Pacific (APAC) by securing fresh funding. The Hong Kong-based startup raised $27 million in a Series A funding round led by Valar Ventures, the venture capital firm co-founded by PayPal co-creator Peter Thiel. Other participating investors included crypto-focused venture capital firm CMT Digital as well
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This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations.   In this 30th edition of the Shanghai Man column, we preview the Wanxiang Shanghai Blockchain Week, an offline event that normally is the
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Iron Sail has uncovered seven promising blockchain games and has raised over $25 million in investment for their development from a raft of top-tier investors, including Kardia Ventures, Morningstar Ventures, Eternity Ventures, Bitscale, Formless Capital, Youbi, Axia 8 Ventures, Polkastarter, Good Guild Game and Mask Network. When investors come on board with Iron Sail, they
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Stablecoin project Diem has distanced itself from its Facebook in response to Democrat Senators calling for the immediate cessation of the firm’s Novi crypto wallet. Diem also claimed senior regulators had called it “the best-designed stablecoin project that the U.S. government had seen.” In an Oct. 19 letter sent to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the
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As a result of El Salvador’s mainstream Bitcoin (BTC) adoption, Volaris El Salvador, a local subsidiary of budget Mexican airline Volaris, will accept Bitcoin as payment. The Bitcoin move comes a month after Salvadoran aviation authorities gave Volaris’s local subsidiary permission to operate in the country. Salvadoran President Niyab Bukele took to Twitter to announce
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The leader in news and information on cryptocurrency, digital assets and the future of money, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups. @2021 CoinDesk
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“Scalability and sustainability remain among the critical challenges of blockchain technology,” Paul Liberman, president of global product and technology at DraftKings, said in a statement Monday. “Although DraftKings Marketplace is still in its nascency, we are bullish on the possibilities that blockchain, NFTs, cryptocurrency and more will present as we prepare for Web 3.0 alongside
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