Archive

BitMEX lets you bet big on bitcoin — for a price | Why do we take EOS seriously when it’s clearly a plutocracy? | Coinbase exploring support for over 30 new cryptocurrencies

Do Ripple executives’ statements imply that XRP is a security? | An interview with David Silver: The attorney on a crusade to clean up crypto’s act | Buffett Bet 2.0: Crypto asset index vs. S&P 500

Crypto fund manager Bitwise has launched two new funds to address client demand | From Banks to Bitcoin: J.P. Morgan employees who have left Wall Street for the crypto world

The “Bitcoin mining death spiral” debate explained | Polychain's #2 exec leaves leaves the firm amid weak 2018 performance

Block by Block: Ticketing | Vertcoin experiences a 51% attack | The SEC met again with the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust team to discuss a bitcoin ETF

November

CoinShares analyzes Bitcoin energy usage | Former Goldman Sachs employees that have left Wall Street for crypto

Analyzing bitcoin merchant adoption | As the SEC clamps downs on ICOs, one hedge fund is trying to decentralize its token | North Korean hackers are now targeting individual cryptocurrency users

The tangled web of Andreessen Horowitz’s crypto investments | Galaxy Digital’s third quarter was as ugly as you’d imagine | Steemit is laying off close to 70% of team

Andreessen Horowitz-backed Harbor kicks off security token platform | 10 crypto firms are forming a new group to bring order to the digital asset market | Nasdaq is preparing to launch futures for bitcoin next year

Traders are going crazy over Switzerland’s new exchange traded product | Ripple, Coinbase back project aimed at revolutionizing the U.S. securities industry

How South Korea’s second-largest bank shook up the crypto market | Ripple's changing narrative around the creation of $XRP | Ohio set to accept bitcoin for tax bills

We got our hands on an investor update for Telegram’s blockchain project | ‘Crypto bank’ Silvergate is gearing up for an IPO | Coinbase's chief policy officer is leaving

Three well-known crypto trading firms are banding together on a new venture | ICOs are not liquidating their ETH treasuries. Yet. | Possible scenarios following the Bitcoin Cash hard fork

KPMG's cryptoasset report | SEC cracks down on two ICOs | OKEx settles futures contract without warning, causing $24M in trader losses

Binance's dance around regulations | Institutions are wary of entering crypto because of coin splits | SEC imposes civil penalties on two ICOs

Mapping out the Security Token Ecosystem | Volumes on crypto exchanges soar | Bitcoin Cash hard fork activates, splitting the chain in two

Binance's master plan to rule the crypto universe | Coinmine is looking to unleash crypto mining onto the masses

An interview with the man behind the scenes of the Bitcoin Cash debate | ConsenSys is reexamining once prominent Token Foundry | Bitcoin's volatility is forcing traders to shakeup their strategy

Execs flee Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital | | Are 0x relayers using ZRX? | Lending rate on Bitcoin Cash soars on Bitfinex

Winklevoss lawsuit against Charlie Shrem may be stuck in neutral | A look at decentralized insurance platforms

Binance launches research arm | BitMEX launches venture arm | SEC charges decentralized exchange founder

The U.S. has seized nearly 200k BTC to date | Average length of ICO white paper is 4x length of Bitcoin's

Stellar is airdropping $125M to Blockchain Wallet users | Auguring the U.S. Elections

Bear market halts growth for crypto market-making firm | Bitcoin ATM operator snags BitLicense | Summing up the Bitcoin Cash hard-fork debate

Canada's first bitcoin-backed lender | SEC ramping up focus on crypto scams

Mapping out bitcoin's supply chain | Morgan Stanley's Bitcoin report | Greyscale reports $1.5B inflows from institutions investing in crypto

October

The 10 year anniversary of Bitcoin's white paper | Mapping out crypto media | Harbor teams up with BitGo to power its security token platform

Why people are paying $175k for virtual land | Coinbase hiring to build out professional trading app | Goldman Sachs not rushing to push more crypto products

eToro recent listing looks like a security | The Big Four are on a hiring spree | ICOs and exchanges still dominate Ethereum smart contracts

Russia and Venezuela dominating LocalBitcoins volumes | A bitcoin-backed ethereum token is coming in 2019 | Read The Block's editorial manifesto

Bitmain may have misled investors in pre-IPO funding | Bakkt could get greenlight for bitcoin futures | Bitfury exploring potential IPO

Mapping out crypto mining | Binance plans to fix charity with blockchain | Researchers study crypto pump & dumps

The ties between Coinbase, a VC firm, and a decentralized protocol | Coinbase becomes qualified custodian

Former cannabis marketplace pivots to crypto | Decentralized exchange sees increase in volume for privacy coin

Mapping out crypto investors | Fidelity ramps up hiring | Majority of ICOs trading below offering price

Measuring the Binance Bump | Goldman Sachs will not use Bakkt for custody | The banks used by crypto firms

Token teams playing for volume | Explaining Sidechains | Coinbase ZRX listing draws scrutiny

Bakt & ErisX staff up to take on institutional crypto | Bitfinex & Tether banking relations

Fidelity's big move | Tether becomes untethered?

Nasdaq gets into security tokens | Mapping out Ethereum's Open Finance | Coinbase's Adam White joins Bakkt

Coinbase shuts down index fund & adds ZRX | Bitfinex suspends deposits | Regulated stablecoins are hitting unregulated exchanges

Gemini hires former Wall Street COO | Paxos leading the stablecoin race | Bitcoin whales are diverse

Decentralized OTC trading — Tether unaffected by bear market — BTC volatility at 2-year lows

Crypto ETFs, Bitfinex's solvency, and Binance donating listing fees to charity

Decentralizing Amazon, Yale's move to crypto, and Circle acquires SeedInvest

Crypto custody map, gov't efforts to track crypto, a Coinbase big exits

Goliaths move on Wall St., a heavyweight moves to secure crypto

A leading crypto bank hangs by a thread

The power of Square, the weight of bricks, coming full Circle

September

A history of Bitmain, WSJ investigates ShapeShift, and a new Indian exchange

Coinbase's new product, CoinList's new hire, and mining malware

Decentralized data storage, Chicago crypto, Bitmain's big IPO

Coinbase revamps listing policy. Are new coins coming?

a16z meets Maker, ether options coming, and a new trading desk

Privacy Coins, XRP moons, and major bitcoin bug

Bitcoin: Resilience underrated

Wisdom of the crypto: Seeing the future

Blockchain goes to school — and beyond

Robinhood a force for crypto good?

The Block

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