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FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried believes billionaires should pay more taxes—including himself
The richest man under 30 believes the wealthiest among us need to pay their fair share of taxes.
Harvard, MIT, Oxford, others tap $2.5 billion BitDAO to aid blockchain education
Eight blockchain university groups aim to place “the power of targeted funding in the hands of a decentralized collective of students, faculty members, and alumni.”
Senator Warren calls DeFi the most dangerous space in crypto
Senator Warren in a recent hearing has said that curtailing the growth of stablecoins could help to halt DeFi
Kickstarter is moving its crowdfunding platform to blockchain
The popular crowdfunding platform is making a big bet on blockchain despite widespread criticism from users.
Former U.S. official criticizes SEC crypto regulations
Brian Brooks during a U.S. hearing criticized SEC’s regulation of the crypto industry.
“Decentralized” exchange dYdX suffers outage
Decentralized exchange, dYdX, suffered an outage due to its dependence on “centralization” for some of its operations.
There’s no stopping MicroStrategy as it acquires 1,434 more Bitcoin (BTC)
The software company has almost doubled its investment since it first began accumulating Bitcoin last year.
Did the industry execs’ testimonies ignite the congressional belief in crypto?
Six senior executives from leading industry firms testified in the first major congressional hearing about crypto.
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York explains why she doesn’t invest in Bitcoin
The progressive lawmaker, who has served in the US government since 2019, said she wants to do her job as "ethically and impartially" as she can.
How U.S. excessive dollar printing benefits crypto
U.S. federal reserve printed 35% of dollar circulation in 2020 due to coronavirus.
What is driving Bitcoin miners to New York’s fading blue-collar towns?
Abundant renewable energy sources, including cheap hydroelectric power, enable ‘green-energy mining’–but upstate environmentalists are not convinced.
Grayscale: 77% of US investors are ‘more likely’ to tap into crypto if SEC approves Bitcoin ETF
“While big banks continue to grapple with how to engage with Bitcoin, mainstream adoption has arrived,” according to Grayscale’s latest Bitcoin Investor Study.
Man who claims to have invented Bitcoin wins U.S. trial, gets to keep Bitcoin worth $50B
Craig Wright who claimed to have invented Bitcoin has won a U.S. trial that allows him to keep Bitcoin worth $50 billion.
Grayscale writes a letter to the SEC, accuses the regulator of violating the law
Grayscale sent a letter to the SEC, arguing that the agency’s discrimination against Bitcoin spot ETFs is in violation of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA).
Twitter’s share price jumps as Jack Dorsey steps down as CEO
Dorsey believes that the platform is ready to move on from its founders.
US regulator that oversees banks like JPMorgan wants to curb how they engage with crypto
OCC acts to impose new conditions for US banks that are engaging in crypto-related activities.
Shiba Inu and Dogecoin lead popularity charts in 30 U.S. states
The two memecoins ranked higher in Google searches than Bitcoin and Ethereum.
The IRS seized $4 billion worth of Bitcoin and other cryptos this year
Between 2020 and 2021, the IRS seized around $3.5 billion in crypto which is roughly 93% of all the funds seized by the tax agency.