David Canellis

David Canellis

David is an Editor based in The Netherlands focused on data-driven journalism. Previously, he wrote for TheNextWeb's crypto vertical before launching Protos in 2021. He's a reformed hardline Bitcoiner passionate about permissionless and decentralized networks. Contact David at [email protected]

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Dogecoin is handling more transactions than both Ethereum and Bitcoin — with drastically lower fees

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Why click a button to generate a seed phrase when you can solve quests for a fluffy cat on a GameBoy cold wallet?

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Portfolio managers for Royal Bank of Canada funds indeed trade crypto stocks, but they don’t seem bullish on many right now

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Now that Solana has flipped Polygon, could it finally catch back up to the world’s premiere doggy coin?

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Bitcoin has been trading at a premium on Binance.US over the past few days, an unusually long stretch of time

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Terra depegged from the US dollar this time last year — these charts show exactly how much it wrecked crypto markets

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ARK Invest has been busy stacking Coinbase stock, but does it really make up more of its overall portfolio?

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Pepe is the latest memecoin to entice crypto speculators, but there are concerns over whether insiders control significant chunks of its supply

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Ripple once again sold more XRP than it bought last quarter — but not by much

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Litecoin is silver, Bitcoin is gold, except their issuance slows down dramatically every four years, thanks to halvings

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An old saying goes, “Do you wanna be right or do you wanna be rich?” These folks are at least one of those.

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Michael Saylor has netted literally dollars’ worth of bitcoin ever since MicroStrategy adopted the Lightning Network

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Ethereum withdrawals are open, and the exit queue for validators is properly full — but new deposits are still flowing in

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Ether has almost given up its lead on bitcoin since the start of the 2018 bear market

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MicroStrategy is finally back in the green on its bitcoin, but the same can’t be said for other companies

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Ripple fighting the SEC for years is a major green flag for crypto these days

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The Tie hopes crypto firms avoid the mistakes of Wall Street, fined beaucoup bucks for relying on messaging apps like Signal and Telegram

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If bitcoin pumps, so will ether, and their relationship is only getting stronger over time

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Binance has been trading against its users via market makers owned by Changpeng Zhao, says the CFTC — sound familiar?

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Coinbase stock has been incredibly sensitive to regulatory threats, with this week’s Wells notice no different

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Blockworks exclusive: SynFutures launches alpha for Tinder-style NFT trading app, allowing up to 3x leverage by swiping left and right.

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Most has been sold, but Voyager still has hundreds of millions of dollars in ether, shiba inu and its own native token left to go

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Paxos has burned so much BUSD that Lido staked ETH is now the tenth largest crypto by market cap

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Bitcoin was borne from the 2008 financial crisis, and it’s looking strong as confidence again craters, 15 years later

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Silvergate execs managed to time the top of the bull market pretty well — as did insiders at other major crypto firms

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Crypto still needs on- and off-ramps for US dollars, but the US is making it increasingly difficult to maintain them

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$10b or not $10b, that is the question

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Binance branded stablecoin BUSD has given up its seventh spot on crypto market cap leaderboards, as the SEC’s threat to Paxos looms

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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has pledged to sell 2% of his company stake to fund life extension startup NewLimit and other ventures

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As the SEC looks set to clamp down on dollar-pegged tokens, the oldest stablecoin, Tether, is looking as dominant as ever

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Staking makes up more of Coinbase revenues than ever before, but Gary Gensler’s SEC stance is a problem

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XRP is significantly underperforming against other blue chip cryptocurrencies. Is the SEC’s lawsuit too easy to blame?

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The SEC charged Ripple Labs in late 2020, alleging XRP is a security — that hasn’t stopped the firm from spending billions of dollars on the token

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Trade volumes for Russian ruble and Ukrainian hryvnia pairs spiked at critical points throughout the conflict — especially when fiat was threatened

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Buying the dip on company stock was the right move for insiders, but those who sold the local bottom have left millions on the table

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Solana is close to reclaiming its position in the top 10 cryptocurrencies by market value, but has Polygon’s native token in its way

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Some Bitcoin mining companies might be going bankrupt, but others are hanging onto massive treasuries

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Binance’s BNB has benefitted as crypto looks to recover from a dismal quarter, now usurping USDC on leaderboards

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Brian Armstrong was once on track for a quick and speedy payday worth billions after Coinbase went public — but not anymore

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Coinbase is axing more staff and reducing costs to navigate the ongoing crypto bear market, which looks soon to be the longest on record

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The Ethereum Merge wiped out an enormous segment of the crypto mining sector. But where did all that hash rate go?

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The Bitcoin halving is more than a year away, but they usually happen before major bull runs

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Metaverse token ApeCoin’s market cap has soared 38% since its March debut, a rarity in rocky crypto markets this year

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Cybersecurity researchers say this North Korean hacker crew likely won’t slow down its crypto-phishing campaign anytime soon

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Stablecoins make up more of the crypto market than ever before, as the winter stretches into its second year

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Hackers are selling sensitive NIO customer data online after the EV maker staunchly denied paying a bitcoin ransom worth millions

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A few major plays from prominent crypto bigwigs have pushed the total value of insider stock buys this year far beyond sales

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Crypto has survived far worse things this year than FTX implosion, Chainalysis has found

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The SEC has finally come for disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, slapping the former billionaire with fraud charges

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Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried told the BBC he worries about getting arrested but tries to ignore things he can’t control