Coinbase launches crypto ranking scale for politicians

Coinbase banned ‘politics’ in the workplace—now it’s raising money for pro-crypto politicians

The company previously banned political discussions in the workplace.

On Sep 15, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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A congressman is pushing the Treasury Department to let law-abiding crypto users get their money from Tornado Cash

The sanctioning of Tornado Cash has drawn the ire of the crypto community.

On Aug 23, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Robinhood fined $30 million for failing to police cryptocurrency trading on its app

The fine comes as Robinhood lays off 23% of its workforce.

On Aug 3, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Martin Shkreli announces new crypto-backed, blockchain-based drug company, which definitely won’t be another Ponzi scheme

Surely it will be entirely on the level.

On Jul 25, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Amid crypto crashes, blockchain evangelists at the Consensus Creator Summit remain optimistic about creators’ opportunities in Web3

Cutting through the optimism were frequent and welcomed acknowledgements of the uglier side of Web3

On Jun 16, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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‘Someone must be offended’: Crypto company pledges to be world’s least progressive exchange

'Words nor silence are ever ‘violence’'

On Jun 15, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Most tragically hilarious/infuriating thing’: Winklevoss twins perform Rage Against the Machine cover—after laying off staff

'winklevoss twins covering Rage i’m actually losing my mind'

On Jun 14, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Twitter users revel in Bitcoin, crypto crash as evangelists pledge to hold even more

The dip keeps dipping.

On Jun 13, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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How accusations around a major NFT release sank it—and raised questions about an alleged NFT ‘ring’

‘NFT Twitter is a foul place.’

On Jun 6, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Coinbase extends hiring freeze, rescinds job offers

'This is not a decision we make lightly, but is necessary to ensure we are only growing in the highest-priority areas.'

On Jun 3, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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NFT creator Pink Cat disinvited from Toronto comics convention amid plagiarism accusations and online backlash

Widely criticized by the comics community, Pink Cat was accused of plagiarism and cultural appropriation.

On May 31, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Deepfake Elon Musk is here to scam you with fake cryptocurrency

'Yikes. Def not me,' Musk said in response.

On May 27, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Deepfakes can fool biometric checks used by banks, research finds

Fraudsters can easily use artificial intelligence to open up fake accounts online.

On May 18, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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‘Fortune favors the brave’: Matt Damon’s crypto commercial resurfaces amid currency crash, sparking outrage

'Pure macho-baiting financial speculation.'

On May 12, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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U.S. says North Korea spearheaded $624M crypto heist

The infamous Lazarus Group has been tied to the hack of Axie Infinity.

On Apr 14, 2022 by Mikael Thalen