happy birthday satoshi I don’t know where you are we love you But don’t be lonely — from this week’s columns and interviews, we’ve carefully selected 10 books you’ll want to read on Sunday.
US CoinDesk Unusual Opinion Statement ─ Is it OK for the US to crush crypto assets?
When I walk my dog, I often see Harry in his 70s. A former New York City Police Department detective, he feeds stray cats on a nearby walkway every morning. We became friends through animals, but that’s the only place Harry can talk to. He believes in QAnon conspiracy theories and believes America is on the verge of another civil war. He is waiting for that “signal”. …read more
Happy Birthday, Satoshi! happy 48th birthday
Happy Birthday, Satoshi! Today (April 5, US time) is the birthday of Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin. We don’t know Satoshi’s true identity, and we never will. But the anonymous founder seems to have a birthday.
Satoshi entered his date of birth when registering his name with the P2P Foundation. …read more
What is the aim of the Liberal Democratic Party’s “web3 white paper”? ── Interview with PT Secretary General Akihisa Shiozaki
On April 6, the web3 project team of the Liberal Democratic Party’s Digital Society Promotion Headquarters released the “web3 white paper-Towards an era where everyone can utilize digital assets-“. As a PT, this is a proposal following the “NFT White Paper” in March last year and the “interim proposal” in December, and is based on the timing of the finalization of the Basic Policy 2023 in June.
Macro Moves Crypto Markets Again
The overall macro environment has been a low profile in the crypto world over the past nine months.
Cryptocurrency prices were largely driven by numerous company and project bankruptcies (FTX, Terra’s LUNA/UST, BlockFi, Genesis) and success stories (Ethereum blockchain Merge, various Layer 2 ), it was hidden behind them. …read more
What do you want to do with Mr. Musk who made Dogecoin rise again?
Is this what it means to spread to the general public? Elon Musk has replaced Twitter’s familiar blue bird logo with Dogecoin’s Shiba Inu.
Dogecoin has risen about 40% and held steady. There seems to be growing hope that it will cross the 10-cent mark. …read more
Binance Lawsuit Will Not End With CFTC
Coinbase, Binance, Justin Sun, Do Kwon, and even Custodia…. This week has been full of news. And most of them are American.
But the most interesting one is Binance. Not just what happened (the Commodity Futures Trading Commission sued), but what didn’t happen (the Justice Department didn’t). …read more
Terra Co-Founder Arrested, 4 Questions Still Remain
The hardest thing about writing about cryptocurrencies is that everything happens all the time, and it’s a mixture of importance, interest, and drama.
As evidence of this, the past two weeks have been dominated by news of banking crises and tightening regulations, and there was no time to savor the big news that Terra blockchain co-founder Do Kwon was arrested in Montenegro. …read more
Loss of USDC peg underscores the risks TradFi poses to stablecoins
Over the past few years, regulators have expressed concern that decentralized finance (DeFi) could pose risks to traditional finance (TradFi). Concerns were further heightened by the 2022 collapse of the algorithmic stablecoin Terra USD (UST) and the collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX, but the actual impact on incumbent financial institutions was relatively limited. rice field. …read more
Possibilities and Limitations of DAOs Highlighted in Arbitrum Governance Troubles
What do crypto assets want from DAOs (Decentralized Autonomous Organizations)? A few years ago, I remember a fellow former journalist at CoinDesk talking passionately about the potential of DAOs.
Many people try to simply describe the DAO as “discord with a bank account,” but this technology-based organization is comparable to traditional LLCs (limited liability companies) and various governing bodies. has solid prospects for growth in …read more
Bitcoin Rises Amid Banking Uncertainty, Macro Headwinds: A March Reflection
Bank failures, rising inflation and macro-environmental headwinds swept investors through March. But in the end, the result favored crypto assets, such as Bitcoin (BTC), which are supposed to be a store of value that is not subject to disruption.
Bitcoin rose more than 21% in March. On the 29th, it temporarily exceeded $ 29,100, the highest price since June 2022. …read more
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