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5 years of the ‘Top 10 Cryptos’ experiment and the lessons learned – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] When Redditor Joe Greene started the Top 10 Cryptos experiment in 2018, he bought $1,000 of Dash, NEM and Iota, among others, only to watch it crash to $150. But five years on, his experiment has paid off big time.The rules: Buy $100 of each of the top 10 cryptocurrencies on Jan. 1, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. Hold only. No selling. No trading. Report monthly.Every January since 2018,
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Ethereum completes merge, Do Kwon faces arrest warrant and Bitcoin dives after rally: Hodler’s Digest, Sept. 11-17

[ad_1] Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This Week Kraken’s Jesse Powell will step down as CEO, stay on as board chairAfter more than a decade heading up crypto exchange Kraken as CEO, Jesse Powell
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Toss in your job and make $300K working for a DAO? Here’s how – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] Increasing numbers of employees are quitting 9–5 corporate jobs to work for DAOs. While the money’s great, DAOs fall into a legal gray area, and it can be tricky to get your foot in the door.Researchers Nataliya Ilyushina and Trent MacDonald from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Blockchain Innovation Hub take you through how to get started.This year could see two emerging workforce dynamics come to a head.
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Saving the planet could be blockchain’s killer app – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] The sustainability movement has emerged as a 21st century megatrend, and it shows no signs of abating. Record heat in Europe, wildfires in the U.S. West, floods in Pakistan, drought in China, and accelerating ice cap melt in Greenland and Antarctica have driven home to many the looming threat of climate change.  Meanwhile, the New York Times declared in December “the sustainable industrial revolution is just getting started,” and even
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Powers On… Insider trading with crypto is targeted — Finally! Part 2 – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] This is the second part of my column about the crackdown on insider trading involving crypto. In the first part, I discussed the criminal indictment of Nathaniel Chastain, a former product manager at the OpenSea NFT marketplace. I also discussed the SEC’s allegations against former Coinbase employee Ishan Wahi, his brother and his friend, based on the “misappropriation” theory of insider trading.Powers On… is a monthly opinion column from
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Guide to real-life crypto OGs you’d meet at a party (Part 2) – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] In Part 1, we detailed three of the different kinds of crypto OGs you might meet at an industry party.They were: (1) shadowy super coders and/or anon founders, (2) “reputable” and respected OG industry leaders like Vitalik Buterin and Brian Armstrong, and (3) the comeback OGs, who were trying to shake off the stink of a failed project.This time around, we meet even more categories of crypto OGs, with
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Ethereum is eating the world — ‘You only need one internet’ – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] There’s a version of the future that’s tantalizingly possible in which Ethereum becomes the base layer for pretty much everything.Recent advances in a technology called zero-knowledge Rollups — from StarkWare, Polygon and zkSync — enable the blockchain to move from fewer than 20 transactions per second to… well, an infinite number of TPS.In theory, it would allow the entire world’s financial system to run on Ethereum.“I think it’s theoretically
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Saylor gets sued, FBI warns about DeFi exploits, and Crypto.com drops $495M sponsorship: Hodler’s Digest, Aug. 28

[ad_1] Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This Week US Fed vice chair Michael Barr favors hard line on crypto, OCC acting head no friendlierGlobal crypto regulation remains a prevalent topic looming over the sector.
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Part 1 – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] Crypto OGs — slang for Original Gangsters — have acquired almost a mythical and godly reputation in an industry populated with libertarians, anti-government rebels, innovators, get-rich-quick scammers, hackers and degen investors with rampant gambling addictions and toxic social media behavior. Who are these OGs exactly? Unlike the rich and powerful in the traditional finance and conventional tech sector, crypto OGs are often protected by a layer of decentralized anonymity in
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Powers On… Insider trading with crypto is targeted — Finally! Part 1 – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] It took a few years, but government crackdowns on “insider trading” involving digital assets have finally arrived. It’s about time! Insider trading occurs often in our securities markets, so it was only a matter of time before crypto and other digital assets would be exploited improperly by miscreants for financial gain.Powers On… is a monthly opinion column from Marc Powers, who spent much of his 40-year legal career working