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The Associated Press Launches NFT Collection on Binance Marketplace

News agency The Associated Press launched a collection of non-fungible tokens on Binance’s marketplace, according to a Binance press release.The collection, dubbed “Unique Moments,” features digitized versions of photos and news wires based on the AP’s reporting on...

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 ideas and talents, has thrown too many of them into prison. If we want to beat the Chinese...

USDC Added to Hedera Hashgraph as Enterprise-Minded Network Eyes DeFi

A growing crop of projects on Hedera will receive a shot in the arm from the addition of USDC, Higdon said in an interview with CoinDesk, namechecking Third Act, a non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace for the theatre community;...

Bitcoin Futures ETFs May Boost Cash and Carry Yields

Assuming Wall Street embraces these ETFs, the futures premium, or the spread between futures prices and spot prices, would rise significantly, boosting yields from cash and carry strategy, which involves buying the asset in the spot market and...

Grayscale Said Close to Filing to Convert Bitcoin Fund Into Spot ETF, CNBC Says

Grayscale’s ETF would be backed by actual units of the cryptocurrency, not simply linked it via derivatives contracts such as futures. Should the proposal gain approval, it would be a further expansion of the leading cryptocurrency as a...

How the Crypto Industry Thinks It Should Be Regulated

This episode is sponsored by NYDIG.Download this episodeOn this edition of “The Breakdown Weekly Recap,” NLW looks at two new policy frameworks released by companies in the crypto and Web 3 space. The first comes from Coinbase and...

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data

Dogecoin, regardless of its intrinsic or functional qualities, has been buffeted by unique force multipliers. The Dogecoin NASCAR was just one of a long series of public spectacles that bolstered its value through familiarity and positive association: in...

Ransomware Payments in 2021 Already Dwarf Last Year’s Total, FinCEN Reports

“We have seen an aggressive sustained effort on ransomware the last few weeks from the administration that started even before the Suex designation,” Redbord, a former Treasury official, told CoinDesk in a statement. “We are rightfully seeing the...

Square to Consider Building a Bitcoin Mining System

CEO Jack Dorsey said that if the payments service provider begins the initiative, it would follow the open-source model it is using to build a hardware wallet. Oct 15, 2021 at 9:28 p.m. UTCUpdated Oct 15, 2021 at...

Belarus Introduces Special Electricity Tariff for Miners

Belarus has classified crypto miners in the same electricity-tariff grouping as data centers, according to a directive jointly issued by the Ministry of Energy and Ministry of Anti-Monopoly.The directive, issued Sept. 27 and made public on Thursday, adds...

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Bitcoin Wraps the First Week of the ETF Era

This episode is sponsored by NYDIG.Download this episodeOn this edition of “The Breakdown’s Weekly Recap,” NLW covers:The record-setting performance...