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What is a block reward, explained

As the backbone of many cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, block rewards help maintain the security and integrity of the blockchain network.

Google seals AI training deal with Reddit

The partnership with Google marks Reddit’s first known agreement with a major company building AI.

46% of largest crypto airdrops peaked within 14 days: CoinGecko

According to CoinGecko, among the 50 largest crypto airdrops since 2020, almost half of them reached all-time high prices within two weeks of the token being publicly listed.

Riot Platforms boosts BTC output by 19% in 2023, mines 6,626 Bitcoins

While several of Riot Platform's competitors mined more Bitcoins in 2023, Riot is preparing for this year's Bitcoin halving after acquiring 66,560 mining rigs from MicroBT.

Bitcoin halving ‘blood bath’ could push US miners offshore

Hashlabs Mining co-founder and chief mining strategist Jaran Mellerud said Ethiopia, Nigeria, Kenya, Argentina and Paraguay could pick up more hash rate in the coming years.

Prosecutors request Changpeng Zhao surrender all passports ahead of sentencing

The government asked CZ to surrender his Canadian passport and “all other current and expired passports and travel documents” to his counsel, who was expected to oppose the motion.

Crypto Biz: Can Yuga Labs’ new CEO make Otherside a success?

This week’s Crypto Biz features Yuga Labs’ new CEO and the challenges facing its Otherside metaverse, Binance’s decision to shut down leveraged tokens, and more.

Bitcoin’s funding rate turns negative, but have traders turned bearish?

Bitcoin price continues to soften, but $251 million in inflows to the spot Bitcoin ETFs is a show of the markets’ strength.

SEC seeks comments on Bitwise, Grayscale Bitcoin ETF options

The U.S. SEC is seeking comments on a proposed rule change that would allow investors to trade options on Bitwise and Grayscale Bitcoin ETFs.

Uniswap (UNI) price gains 50% after fee-sharing governance proposal

UNI went on a 50%+ run after a proposal from the Uniswap Foundation suggested “rewarding UNI holders who have staked and delegated their tokens.”

Thai SEC proposes to revoke license of troubled exchange Zipmex

The Asian digital asset exchange was hit hard by the crypto winter and is finding recovery difficult.

ERC-20 wallet drainer gets a business license, Aave deploys on BNB: Finance Redefined

The creators of a wallet drainer application have registered their business in the United Kingdom.

Newly released Satoshi emails reveal a treasure trove of early Bitcoin lore

Satoshi didn’t come up with the term “cryptocurrency” and wanted to downplay Bitcoin’s “anonymity.”

Price analysis 2/23: BTC, ETH, BNB, SOL, XRP, ADA, AVAX, DOGE, LINK, DOT

Bitcoin is trading sideways with a negative bias, increasing the possibility of a short-term correction that could pull altcoins lower.

Former FTX exec Ryan Salame to be sentenced on May 1

Out of all the individuals charged related to fraud at FTX and Alameda, Ryan Salame was the only former executive who didn’t testify at Sam Bankman-Fried’s criminal trial.

Metaverse for healthcare market expected to reach almost $500B by 2033

Telemedicine and new surgical methods and training paradigms are driving growth.

3AC’s creditors must file dividend claims by March, says Teneo

Three Arrows Capital’s liquidators intend to pay interim dividends to creditors on or around March 31, 2024. Claims must be submitted by March 14.

Texas Blockchain Council and Riot Platforms sue energy officials over crypto mining data

Plaintiffs in the lawsuit suggested that a mandatory Energy Information Administration survey for crypto miners was politically motivated and an overreach of government authority.

Crypto’s next leap: Ether ETFs through Keyrock’s kaleidoscope

The approval of Bitcoin ETFs was a major foot in the door for Ether ETFs, Keyrock’s CEO Kevin de Patoul told Cointelegraph.

Why Solana will prevail despite Ethereum ETFs

Ethereum may have spot ETFs in a few months, but Solana has superior speed and UX design. Its market dominance is inevitable.

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