Bitcoin NFT NodeMonkes Sells for $1M as BTC Inches Towards $69K

Bitcoin-based collections traded more volume than Ethereum collections in the past 24 hours, which shows network adoption as bitcoin prices inch closer to highs.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Bitcoin NFT NodeMonkes Sells for M as BTC Inches Towards K

Bitcoin Rally Leaves More Than 97% of Addresses in Profit, Blockchain Data Show

Most bitcoin addresses bought coins at prices lower than the going market rate, according to IntoTheBlock.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Bitcoin Rally Leaves More Than 97% of Addresses in Profit, Blockchain Data Show

Bitcoin Tops $65K, Inches Closer to Lifetime Peak

The surge comes ahead of the anticipated halving event and rising inflows on bitcoin ETFs.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Bitcoin Tops K, Inches Closer to Lifetime Peak

Pepecoin Becomes Biggest Meme Coin Gainer as DOGE, SHIB Rally Eases

Futures products tied to PEPE saw unusually large liquidations since Friday, suggesting short covering.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Pepecoin Becomes Biggest Meme Coin Gainer as DOGE, SHIB Rally Eases

Shiba Inu Rings Greed Alarm as Bitcoin Eyes Record High

Open interest in SHIB futures has crossed above $100 million, hinting at speculative froth.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Shiba Inu Rings Greed Alarm as Bitcoin Eyes Record High

U.S. Judge Enters Default Ruling Against Ex-Coinbase Insider, Says Secondary Market Sales Are Securities Transactions

In an insider trading case involving Coinbase's former product manager Ishan Wahi, his brother Nikhil Wahi and their friend Sameer Ramani, a U.S. court ruled on March 1, 2023, that the trading of certain crypto assets on a secondary market, which Coinbase is, are securities transactions.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: U.S. Judge Enters Default Ruling Against Ex-Coinbase Insider, Says Secondary Market Sales Are Securities Transactions

Taiko, an 'Ethereum-Equivalent ZK Rollup,' Raises $15M

The Taiko project, distinguished for its "based sequencing" architecture, is one of several competing for relevance among a deep field of Ethereum layer-2 networks.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Taiko, an 'Ethereum-Equivalent ZK Rollup,' Raises M

SHIB, WIF Climb 60% as Shorts Lose $50M Betting Against Meme Coins

Pepe (PEPE), the frog-themed meme token on Ethereum, was up as much as 100% to set record highs.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: SHIB, WIF Climb 60% as Shorts Lose M Betting Against Meme Coins

Floki Price Surges 100% as Burn Proposal Passes

As reported last week, the burn removes 2% of the tokens from the circulating supply.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Floki Price Surges 100% as Burn Proposal Passes

Trump MAGA Meme Coins Are the First Experiment in 'PoliFi'

One part community, one part prediction market, the meme coin with the former president's namesake is a troll project that became serious, its marketing director told CoinDesk in an interview.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Trump MAGA Meme Coins Are the First Experiment in 'PoliFi'

Wall Street Journal Accused of Defamation Over 2023 Tether-Bitfinex Article

Christopher Harborne and his aviation fuel broker AML Global were wrongly accused of "committing fraud, laundering money, and financing terrorists," according to the lawsuit.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Wall Street Journal Accused of Defamation Over 2023 Tether-Bitfinex Article

Meme Coin Rally May Signal Impending Altcoin Season; This Is the Sign to Watch

Bitcoin has led the crypto advance this year, but altcoins could start outperforming soon, analysts said.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Meme Coin Rally May Signal Impending Altcoin Season; This Is the Sign to Watch

The Catch-22 of U.S. Crypto Regulation

The SEC is asking crypto and fintech firms to do the impossible. Only Congress can stop that.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: The Catch-22 of U.S. Crypto Regulation

U.S. Department of Energy Will Start Comment Period on Miner Survey Proposal

The Energy Information Administration, a division within the Department of Energy, said it would solicit feedback on its crypto miner survey after coming to an agreement with the Texas Blockchain Council and Riot Platforms.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: U.S. Department of Energy Will Start Comment Period on Miner Survey Proposal

What's at the Intersection of Crypto and AI? Perhaps Murder

Source: Coindesk
Original Post: What's at the Intersection of Crypto and AI? Perhaps Murder

UK Law Enforcement Will Soon Have More Power to Seize Crypto Assets

A crime bill passed last year gave law enforcement agencies more power to seize and freeze crypto.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: UK Law Enforcement Will Soon Have More Power to Seize Crypto Assets

Meme Coins DOGE and SHIB Led CoinDesk 20 Gainers Last Week: CoinDesk Indices Charts

All 20 of the CD20 assets were positive on the week, with fourteen posting returns greater than 10%.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Meme Coins DOGE and SHIB Led CoinDesk 20 Gainers Last Week: CoinDesk Indices Charts

Grayscale GBTC Selling Accelerates but Bitcoin ETF Inflows Remain Positive, Led by BlackRock

Outflows from Grayscale's bitcoin fund GBTC spiked Thursday, but inflows into U.S.-listed spot bitcoin ETFs remained positive, led by another strong day for BlackRock's ETF.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Grayscale GBTC Selling Accelerates but Bitcoin ETF Inflows Remain Positive, Led by BlackRock

Indonesia’s Crypto Watchdog Pushes for Friendlier Taxes as Regulatory Overhaul Looms

Crypto is classified as a commodity in Indonesia and is subject to VAT and income tax.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Indonesia’s Crypto Watchdog Pushes for Friendlier Taxes as Regulatory Overhaul Looms

Craig Wright Accuses Critics of Bugging His House, Spoofing Emails to Bring Him Back to Court

Wright returned to the stand in the U.K. COPA trial to defend accusations of forging doctoring emails he’d sent his former lawyers.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Craig Wright Accuses Critics of Bugging His House, Spoofing Emails to Bring Him Back to Court