Jamie Crawley

Jamie Crawley

Jamie joined CoinDesk as a news reporter in February 2021 after writing widely about crypto and blockchain for two years in other roles. Away from crypto, Jamie runs a lot and loves all things sport. He holds small amounts of BTC, ETH, ADA and LTC.

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The Bitcoin Halving Is Here, and With It a Giant Surge in Transaction Fees
The launch of Casey Rodarmor's new Runes protocol sent fees surging as users rushed to etch new digital tokens that can be launched atop the Bitcoin blockchain.
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This Bitcoin Halving Is Different. But Is It 'Priced In'?
Institutions launching bitcoin ETFs this year have buoyed the bitcoin price to record levels. Does that mean the impact of the halving — the four-year slashing of the bitcoin...
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Tether 's logo painted on a wooden background.
Tether Reorganizes Into 4 Divisions as It Expands Beyond Stablecoins
The company has formed four divisions to reflect its broadening focus: Data, Finance, Power and Edu(cation).
Tether 's logo painted on a wooden background.
Ordinals and Runes creator Casey Rodarmor (rodarmor.com)
Runes, Casey Rodarmor's Protocol for 'Sh*tcoins' on Bitcoin, Set to Go Live at Halving
Rodarmor created last year's breakout Ordinals protocol, which is used to create non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on Bitcoin. Now, he says the relevance of protocols like his new Ru...
Ordinals and Runes creator Casey Rodarmor (rodarmor.com)
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Bitcoin Halving Has Crypto Miners Racing for 'Epic Sat' Potentially Worth Millions
Bitcoin's once-every-four-years "halving" this week may be very different from those of earlier epochs, typically ho-hum affairs. Now, an intense competition is underway to mi...
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TON Foundation Teams Up With HashKey to Drive Crypto On-Ramping in Telegram
HashKey and the Foundation are focussing their partnership on Hong Kong in the first phase
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Alpen Labs Looks to Scale Bitcoin With Zero-Knowledge Proofs Using $10.6M Funding
Alpen Labs has emerged from stealth mode following the funding round, having spent the last year developing Bitcoin rollup infrastructure to bring smart contract functionality...
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Grayscale Investments CEO Michael Sonnenshein
Grayscale CEO Says Bitcoin ETF Outflows Are Reaching Equilibrium: Reuters
Michael Sonnenshein said that some of the selling connected to settlements of bankrupt crypto companies like FTX is "largely behind us."
Grayscale Investments CEO Michael Sonnenshein
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Filecoin Liquid Staking Platform STFIL Claims Team Members Under Investigation by Chinese Police
Tokens on the platform were moved to an "unknown, external address" last week while its team members were under detention
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Polychain CEO Olaf Carlson-Wee (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Crypto VC Firm Polychain Tops Up AI Platform Ritual's $25M Funding Round With 'Multimillion Dollar' Investment
Blockchain firms are attempting to address concerns that Big Tech giants like Microsoft, Meta and Alphabet will build an artificial-intelligence oligarchy
Polychain CEO Olaf Carlson-Wee (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)