SEC claims BNB and BUSD are securities, including major tokens like SOL, ADA and MATIC
This highlights the fact that the SEC has, once again, taken the stance that most cryptocurrencies (aside from Bitcoin) are securities.
SEC’s lawsuit against Binance and CEO Zhao was a matter of ‘when, not if,’ industry players say
A number of industry players shared similar sentiments that the SEC charges against Binance were unsurprising.
SEC settles with former Coinbase employee over insider trading charges
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges with a former Coinbase product manager and his brother for engaging in insider trading, the agency announced Tuesday. Ishan Wahi,
Investors cheer as Coinbase beats Q1 expectations
In the first three months of the year, the U.S. cryptocurrency exchange generated net revenues of $736 million.
Developers are building out the blockchain ecosystem in Barcelona
Welcome back to Chain Reaction. This week I’m writing the newsletter from the currently sunny and always beautiful city of Barcelona, Spain.
Are cryptocurrencies commodities or securities? Depends on which US agency you ask
As the CFTC and SEC diverge over whether cryptocurrencies are commodities or securities, market players feel confusion and want clarity.
US, South Korea both seek Do Kwon’s extradition to face charges
A spokesperson for South Korean prosecutors told TechCrunch that they are discussing Kwon's extradition with "related parties."
Terra creator Do Kwon reportedly arrested at Montenegro airport
Do Kwon, the founder of Terraform Labs, has reportedly been arrested in Montenegro, according to a local government official.
SEC sues Tron founder and celebrities, including Lindsay Lohan, Jake Paul and Soulja Boy, for crypto securities violations
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Justin Sun, the founder of Tron, on allegations of orchestrating “unregistered offer and sale, manipulative trading and unlawful touting of crypto as
SEC charges Terraform Labs and founder Do Kwon with defrauding investors
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged the collapsed blockchain firm and stablecoin operator Terraform Labs and its founder Do Kwon with defrauding U.S. investors who purchased the di
Binance acquires majority stake in Korean crypto exchange GOPAX
Binance Holdings plans to return to South Korea after pulling out of the market in 2021. The world’s largest cryptocurrency trading platform by volume said it had acquired a majority stake in S
Coinbase’s asset recovery tool just saved my bacon
Last year, Coinbase launched an asset recovery tool for people who really don’t understand how blockchain works, and think they can send CDAI coins to an Ethereum wallet. I know that sounds like
TechCrunch+ roundup: 2022 stock options report, pivot to SaaS, crypto investor survey
If or when you get laid off, there's a chance that a TechCrunch reporter will find out before you do.
Check out the final four startups pitching tomorrow at CCC Web3 Demo Day
Tomorrow, January 11, is a big day in the web3 universe. It’s The Cross Chain Coalition Web3 Demo Day, a showcase of 12 boundary-pushing early-stage startups building projects across web3, DeFi, NFT
Meet four more startups pitching at the CCC Web3 Demo Day
We have so many (12, in fact) outstanding early-stage startups ready to pitch at the Cross Chain Coalition Web3 Demo Day on January 11. If you want to learn more about who’s on the cutting edge of b
New York Attorney General sues former Celsius CEO for defrauding crypto investors
New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against Alex Mashinsky, co-founder and former CEO of Celsius Network, according to an announcement on Thursday. James alleged that Mashinsky def
Crypto losses in 2022 dropped 51% year on year to $4B
Immunefi’s Crypto Losses 2022 report found over $3.9 billion was 'lost' last year down 51.2% from 2021, when over $8 billion was stolen.
Solana price spikes as newly launched dog coin BONK gains community hype
Last week, Solana (SOL) fell to its lowest level since February 2021. But its price has risen over 12% in the past 24 hours on Tuesday after almost nine days of consecutive losses that brought its pri
Will Bitcoin and Ethereum prices stagnate, sink or rebound in 2023?
We're taking a look at how significant crypto and global events from this year affected the two biggest cryptocurrencies: Bitcion and Ether.
How TechCrunch+ followed the roller-coaster crypto market in 2022
In 2022, the crypto community rose to new heights — and then it crashed. TechCrunch+ followed it all.