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CFTC Files Charges Against 14 Crypto Companies — CoinDesk

According to a Wednesday press release, the 12 relatively unknown options merchants accused of failing to register with the CFTC are New York-based....

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Today on “The Breakdown,” NLW looks at the $1.25M settlement Kraken just finalized with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, which accused the crypto...

Pro-Crypto Senator Lummis Thinks Stablecoins Should Face Audits — CoinDesk

Earlier this year, the two largest stablecoin issuers revealed that their products were backed by a combination of cash, cash-like products, short-term securities...

El Salvador’s Bitcoin Volcano Can Be a Model for Cleaner Crypto — CoinDesk

Bitcoin miners, by contrast, can be installed on even the remotest site, and connected to the Bitcoin blockchain wirelessly. As bitcoin adoption continues...

Bank of England Unveils CBDC Forum Members, Including Reps From Asos, PayPal and Spotify — CoinDesk

Representatives from HSBC, Mastercard, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered and Visa are all included on the engagement forum, as is Anne Boden, founder and...

‘First Steps’ Being Made to Power Bitcoin Mining With Volcanic Energy — CoinDesk

“I’ve just instructed the president of @LaGeoSV (our state-owned geothermal electric company), to put up a plan to offer facilities for #Bitcoin mining...

Ripple Launches $250M NFT Fund

Ripple is launching a $250 million fund focused on exploring new use cases on non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on the XRP Ledger (XRPL).The fund,...

R3, Once Banking’s Blockchain Bet, Is Spinning Up a DeFi Token — CoinDesk

“Our team is working on a proof of concept project for a private, permission-less DeFi network, with a corresponding token,” R3 representative Nick...

Ethereum Is Only as Strong as Its Weakest Link — CoinDesk

Any large client bug can create quite the headache for Ethereum stakeholders, but the bug is amplified if a large portion of the...

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