Around the Block Ep 34: Tornado Cash: What Happened and Implications for Crypto

The U.S. government’s action against Tornado Cash sent shock waves through the crypto community and left most of us with more questions than answers. In this episode of Around the Block, Host Viktor Bunin, Coinbase’s Chief Policy Officer Faryar Shirzad, CEO of the Crypto Council for Innovation Sheila Warren and Head of Policy for the […]

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How to Use Block Trading on OKX | Trade Bitcoin & Crypto

Learn how to use Block Trading on OKX Crypto exchange. Trade Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other Altcoins on OKX. ✅ Signup with OKX: https://www.okx.com/ 🚀 Download the OKX App (iOS & Android): https://www.okx.com/download 💰 OKX Earn: https://www.okx.com/earn/home ✏️ Learn: https://www.okx.com/academy/en/ ► Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/okx ► Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/okxofficial #OKX #Crypto #Bitcoin #Cryptocurrency […]

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Around the Block Ep 33: Brian Armstrong & Vitalik Buterin Discuss Decentralization, Privacy and more

The Merge is rapidly approaching and will transition Ethereum from Proof-of-Work to Proof-of-Stake after 7 years of research and development. In this episode of Around the Block, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin and Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong discuss Coinbase’s responsibility as an infrastructure operator, maintaining a credibly neutral Ethereum network, and why Ethereum leaves privacy up […]

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Around The Block Ep 31 – The Future of Stablecoins & CBDCs with Visa’s Head of CBDC Catherine Gu

According to the BIS, 9 out of 10 Central Banks will be conducting experiments around CBDCs, or Central Bank Digital Currencies, in 2022. So what’s the intrigue, and how long before we see CBDCs make the leap from theoretical possibility to an everyday reality? Will they be built on permissioned or public blockchains? In this […]

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Around The Block Ep 30 – The Merge with the Ethereum Foundation’s Justin Drake

After years in the making, the Ethereum Merge is fast approaching. In this conversation with Ethereum Foundation researcher Justin Drake, we break down how the merge will help make Ethereum a more eco-friendly, economically efficient, and secure network. Note: Merge timing predictions have shifted since the episode was recorded, with Vitalik Buterin noting that it […]

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Around The Block Ep 29 – Bitcoin ETFs & the SEC with Grayscale CEO Michael Sonnenshein

Grayscale is the world’s largest digital asset manager, offering a wide range of secure, regulated and future-forward digital asset investment products. In this conversation with Grayscale CEO, Michael Sonnenshein, we discuss the state of regulated crypto investment products. More specifically, GBTC, and what’s taking the SEC so long to finally approve a spot Bitcoin ETF. […]

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What is block trading in crypto?

Block trades are large, privately negotiated trades that are settled over the counter. They’re common among institutional investors, hedge funds and high-net-worth individuals with lots of capital. This applies to crypto as well as to traditional finance. Sign up for the OKX Block Trading waitlist and get up to 40% off fees: https://www.okx.com/otc-block-trading ✅ Sign […]

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Around The Block Ep 27 – Cryptocurrency & the Changing World Order w/ Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong

A frank discussion with Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong about the state of the economy, crypto, and Coinbase as a whole. We discuss the market downturn, Coinbase’s market positioning, and end with Brian’s thoughts on Ray Dalio’s, “Changing World Order,” and crypto’s place within it. Today’s conversation is for informational purposes only and does not constitute […]

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