News

OnlyFans Shows How the Banking System Is Politicized

OnlyFans' decision (now reversed) to ban porn reveals the arbitrary power of banks to delist products they don't like.

Opinion  ·  26 August 2021

A16z Details Its New Approach to Crypto Governance

Perhaps the most powerful force in DeFi governance is promising to lift the veil on its internal procedures.

Business  ·  26 August 2021
Department of Defense

Constellation Network to Provide US Air Force With Blockchain Security for Data Sharing

The contract with the Air Force is to develop a way of exchanging mission data securely across the Defense Transportation System.

News  ·  26 August 2021
Paradigm

3LAU Raises $16M to Tokenize Music Royalties for Artists and Fans

Paradigm and Founders Fund each invested $7 million, the crypto-savvy DJ told CoinDesk, with Paradigm’s Fred Ehrsam joining the board.

Business  ·  26 August 2021
Banking

Anchorage Hires Former Wells Fargo Digital Assets Executive for Banking, Capital Markets

Chapman will connect banks to Anchorage’s trading, custody and lending products.

People  ·  26 August 2021
Brazil

Brazilian Police Seize $28.8M in Crypto: Report

The investigation, dubbed “Operation Kryptos,” involved an alleged financial pyramid scheme.

News  ·  26 August 2021
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Eyes 200-Day Moving Average Support as $2B Options Expiration Nears

The max pain price for Friday's bitcoin options expiry is $44,000.

Markets  ·  26 August 2021
Patents

Microsoft Is Awarded US Patent for Crypto Token-Creation Service

The patent describes a ledger-independent system for helping users to create and manage tokens across different networks.

Tech  ·  26 August 2021
Newsletters

Crypto for Advisors: Why Are Digital Assets Different?

In the journey to decide if you should even learn about digital assets and then how to make the asset class part of your practice, one of the first questions you might ask is what makes them so different.

Markets  ·  26 August 2021
Newsletters

Crypto for Advisors: Your Clients May Already Own Crypto. Here’s How to Hold It

How do we advise clients on an asset we can’t (yet) handle directly?

Tech  ·  26 August 2021
India

India’s Securities Watchdog to Launch System for Monitoring Financial Instruments

The move marks a significant step for the use case of blockchain technology within India's financial ecosystem.

News  ·  26 August 2021
DeFi

Can Avalanche Keep It Up? DeFi Users Rush In as Incentives Roll Out

The total value locked in Avalanche's DeFi ecosystem has swelled to $1.8 billion in the last month. Here's why.

Business  ·  26 August 2021
Ethereum

What Binance Smart Chain’s Lagging Performance Means for Layer 1 Blockchains

The former Ethereum alternative darling is far off its all-time high for total value locked.

Markets  ·  25 August 2021
Bitcoin

AriseCoin Inventor Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Securities Fraud

Jared Rice, Sr., pleaded guilty to duping investors out of more than $4 million.

News  ·  25 August 2021
NFTs

Fox Leads Investment in Blockchain Tech Firm Eluvio

The deal values the Berkeley, Calif-based startup at $100 million.

News  ·  25 August 2021