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House passes crypto regulation bill, eyes Senate approval

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US House greenlights major crypto bill, setting stage for Senate debate.

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MakerDAO’s Christensen wants to make DAOs fun again. He’s not alone.

Projects are rethinking how to make DAOs more fun and less disappointing.
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From Silicon Valley to Sand Dunes: Why Indian crypto firms eye Dubai expansion

Indian crypto companies flock to Dubai, escaping high local taxes and finding solace in the emirate’s favorable regulatory environment.

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Tech giants team up against online dating scams

Major tech companies form a coalition to tackle the surge romance and crypto scams.
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SEC’s Gensler criticizes crypto regulation bill ahead of vote

SEC Chair Gary Gensler has expressed strong opposition to the FIT21 Act, a bill set to regulate digital assets, citing concerns over investor protection.
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Milady Maker leads daily NFT sales, CryptoPunks records 5 transactions despite backlash

Milady Maker tops daily NFT sales, Ethereum blockchain sees significant activity.
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Fidelity adjusts Ethereum ETF plan, excludes staking rewards

Fidelity’s updated ETF filing drops staking options amid regulatory concerns, impacting the crypto investment landscape.
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CryptoPunks face backlash while DMarket leads NFT sales

Ethereum’s NFT market sees a significant daily increase, outperforming other blockchains with a notable rise in sales volume.
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Ethereum ETF approval likelihood increases with SEC’s positive signals

Ether’s value surges as analysts suspect SEC may be leaning to ETF approvals.
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Alleged owner of Incognito drug market arrested

23-year-old Rui-Siang Lin could face life in prison for running a $100M dark web drug market
Digital Currency Group sells holdings in Grayscale at a discount to pay creditors: Financial Times

Grayscale Investments names Peter Mintzberg as CEO

One of the world’s largest digital currency asset management company has changed CEOs.
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Fantasy Top leads daily NFT sales with US$1.8 million

NFT market sees Fantasy Top collection top daily sales, Ethereum blockchain dominates.
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XRP Ledger doubles transactions in Q1 amid SEC case

XRP Ledger sees a 108% transaction surge in Q1 2024, despite SEC legal woes.
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Hong Kong trials digital yuan for retail and cross-border payments

Hong Kong tests China’s digital yuan, enabling transactions and expanding its global use.
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USDC issuer Circle plans US move ahead of IPO

Circle Internet Financial Ltd. is relocating its headquarters to the U.S. in preparation for a potential IPO.
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Bitcoin rises as inflation eases

Bitcoin’s value climbs after April CPI data suggests a slowdown in inflation, potentially influencing Federal Reserve interest rate decisions.
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Tornado Cash crypto mixer developer gets 64 months in prison

Dutch court convicts Tornado Cash creator for aiding in crypto crimes.
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Coinbase outage hampers Bitcoin trading amid price swings

Crypto exchange Coinbase suffers a major outage, affecting traders during Bitcoin volatility.
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