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Ethereum Merge: Five Things to Know
What happens to my ether after the Merge? What does staking even mean? CoinDesk’s Doreen Wang explains five key things you need to know about Ethereum’s major and historic upgrade that has been years in the making.
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South Korea Mulls Interpol Red Notice Amid Do Kwon Arrest Warrant: Report
Four months after the collapse of the Terra ecosystem and its algorithmic stablecoin UST, Terraform Labs co-founder Do Kwon and five other individuals have been issued an arrest warrant by a South Korean court on charges of violating the Capital Markets Act.
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MoMA Considers Buying NFTs With Proceeds of $70M Auction: Report
New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is considering buying non-fungible tokens (NFTs) with some of the proceeds of a $70 million auction of William S. Paley’s art collection, according to the Wall Street Journal. “The Hash” hosts discuss the implications for digital collectibles and the traditional art market.
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Ether Shorts Most Expensive in 16 Months Ahead of Merge
The cost of holding a short position or a bearish bet in the perpetual futures market tied to ether (ETH) is surging ahead of Ethereum’s technological upgrade, the Merge, slated to happen in less than 24 hours. “The Hash” team discusses what this means for ether’s price action and the wider Ethereum ecosystem.
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Sino Global CEO on Web3 Gaming Investments
NFTs and token economics should accelerate adoption of games, but “they shouldn’t be the central feature,” Sino Global CEO Matthew Graham says. He explains the company’s investment thesis in Web3 gaming.
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How Will Bitcoin Dominance Be Impacted by the Merge?
“You’d have to expect Ethereum to continue to take … the global total crypto market share,” Eaglebrook’s Director of Research Joe Orsini says. He explains how Ethereum’s improvements post-Merge could impact bitcoin.
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‘Distinct Demand Patterns’ With Ether Futures: CME Group Exec
Bitcoin and ether are “trading about the same,” says Tim McCourt, Global Head of Equity & FX Products at CME Group, “But, we have seen more … distinct enthusiasm around ether.” He outlines how the top two cryptocurrencies by market cap are trading on CME.
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South Korean Court Issues Arrest Warrant Against Terra Co-Founder Do Kwon
A South Korean court has issued an arrest warrant against Do Kwon, the co-founder of the now defunct stablecoin issuer Terraform Labs, according to the financial crimes unit of the Supreme Prosecutors’ Office. CoinDesk Global Policy & Regulation Managing Editor Nikhilesh De discusses the details and potential outcomes.
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Sino Global Capital CEO on Do Kwon Developments: ‘Long-Term Healthy’ for Crypto
Reacting to Terraform Labs co-founder Do Kwon facing an arrest warrant in a South Korean court, Sino Global Capital CEO Matthew Graham discusses why he views this as “long-term healthy” for the crypto industry.
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Final Countdown to Ethereum Merge: What You Need To Know
The long-awaited Ethereum Merge is finally around the corner. CoinDesk’s Ethereum Protocol Reporter Margaux Nijkerk breaks down the final steps of the network’s transition from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake. Plus, what you need to know if you hold any ether (ETH) or NFTs on the Ethereum blockchain.
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