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Do Custodians Wield Undue Influence on Crypto Market Prices?

Noelle Acheson warns of the consolidating power of crypto custodians, and the influence this could have on asset prices.

43 min
India’s Central Bank Explains Why It Blocked Banks From Using Cryptos in Court Filing

The Reserve Bank of India has said in a court filing that it had “ringfenced” financial institutions from dealing with digital assets over perceived risks, but hadn’t banned cryptos.

2 h
Canada Forges $130,000 Development Deal for Steel-Tracking Blockchain

The Canadian government has awarded enterprise blockchain startup Mavennet a procurement contract for the development of an on-chain steel-tracking platform.

15 h
DigixDAO Votes to Liquidate $64M Treasury

With only 52 votes, the DigixDAO treasury will dissolve, returning DGD holders their staked $ETH.

15 h
BTC
CME Open Interest for Bitcoin Futures Up 100% Since Start of 2020

Open interest in bitcoin futures listed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) have doubled in the first few days of the year, as noted by data analytics firm Skew.

19 h
South Korea Considers 20% Crypto Tax

Officials from the Ministry of Economy and Finance’s income tax office have reportedly been reviewing the proposal.

20 h
CoinDesk at WEF 2020: Crypto Themes to Watch as Davos Gets Underway

Get your Fourth Industrial Revolution hardhats on. CoinDesk is at Davos to help you ponder the slew of problems ailing today’s global economy.

21 h
Blockstream Co-Founder Joins Bitcoin-Only Startup River Financial

Jonathan Wilkins, a co-founder of Blockstream, is joining up-and-coming bitcoin brokerage River Financial as Chief Security Officer.

22 h
BTC
Palestinian Militant Group Has Received 3,370 Bitcoins in Donations Since 2015: Report

The report from an Israeli organisation claims the group used bitcoin to avoid sanctions, offer a degree of anonymity to donors and enable cross-border money transfers.

23 h
BTC
Australian Regulator Gives Green Light to App-Based Retail Bitcoin Fund

The bitcoin fund is being launched by micro-investment app provider Raiz Invest Australia.

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BTC
After Sudden 8% Drop, Bitcoin Bulls Must Defend Price Support at $8,460

Bitcoin’s dramatic overnight fall from $9,200 is telling a tale of buyer exhaustion.

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BTC
London-Listed Argo Blockchain Reports 10-Fold Increase in Bitcoin Mining Revenue in 2019

For its first full year of operations, Argo says it generated just over $11 million in revenue

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Bitfinex Investor’s Crypto Lending Startup Posts $2.3M in 2019 Revenue

China-based RenrenBit has disclosed it took $600,000 in net income from revenue of $2.3 million in 2019.

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How Was It Possible for Bitmain to Oust Its Largest Shareholder Overnight?

Corporate documents reveal new details about the ouster of Bitmain co-founder Ketuan “Micree” Zhan.

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Why the World Economic Forum Is Creating a Blockchain ‘Bill of Rights’

Sheila Warren, the head of blockchain for the WEF, argues the technology needs a set of principles for staving off potential misuse.