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Mark to market accounting meets crypto: New FASB changes

In early September 2023, the US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) finally approved the commonly accepted accounting practice of mark to market accounting to apply to corporations and businesses holding crypto digital assets. Previously, companies like Microstrategy and Tesla needed to file crypto digital assets as intangible assets like goodwill and Intellectual Property (IP). If the …

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Cardano Charles Hoskinson

ETHGate Wasn’t Corruption, Just Favouritism

In a revealing AMA session, Cardano founder, Charles Hoskinson, weighed in on the much-debated drafts of William Hinman’s controversial speech on Ethereum. Addressing the burning issue, he stated, “It’s certainly a value getting these Hinman emails and these other things because they can perhaps expose the thought process the SEC has and you can definitely …

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Sinterklaas: On Belief, Chocolate Coinage, and Grownups Still Asleep

Well, well, well. It’s that time of year again in the Netherlands. Not just to celebrate the second Bitcoin Conference in Amsterdam, but also the arrival by steamboat of our red caped Saint, the Holy Man himself, patron of boats, sailors, and little children: Sinterklaas. Yes, he’s the bringer of gifts in the shoes of …

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JPMorgan debuts tokenization platform, BlackRock among key clients: Report

United States banking giant JPMorgan debuted its in-house blockchain-based tokenization application, the Tokenized Collateral Network (TCN), on Oct. 11, according to Bloomberg. TCN settled its first trade for asset management giant BlackRock. The Tokenized Collateral Network is an application that allows investors to utilize assets as collateral. Using blockchain technology, investors can transfer collateral ownership without …

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Ethereum vs Solana comparison to Android vs iOS

Solana Is Like iOS, Ethereum Like Android: VC Firm

In a recent blog post by Placeholder VC, the firm drew a striking analogy between leading layer-1 (L1) blockchain ecosystems Ethereum and Solana, comparing them to Android and iOS respectively. Written by Joel Monegro on October 10, 2023, the post provides insights into the unique attributes and future trajectories of both blockchain platforms. Why Ethereum …

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Buy Love, Sell Fear

This article is featured in Bitcoin Magazine’s “The Withdrawal Issue”. Click here to subscribe now. A PDF pamphlet of this article is available for download. “Romantic love is an addiction”, says Dr. Helen Fisher, a biological anthropologist at Rutgers University. “My guess is that our modern addictions — nicotine, drugs, sex, gambling — are simply …

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Securities regulators oppose special treatment of crypto in Coinbase case

Digital assets should not be seen as “somehow special,” nor should action against Coinbase be seen as “novel or extraordinary,” argues an association of North American securities regulators. In an Oct. 10 filing in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York supporting the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the …

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You Won’t Believe The Number of Users Who Give Up Using Ethereum After A Year

Only 7% of users who first interact with Ethereum will continue to do so even after a year, latest Token Terminal data on October 9 shows. This statistic means that roughly 93% of users will stop using the platform to transfer tokens or deploy smart contracts within a year. This suggests that the platform (or its …

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