Michael McSweeney

Michael McSweeney

Michael McSweeney has worked in crypto media since 2014, including editorships at CoinDesk and The Block. In his spare time, he writes fiction and plays disc golf. Contact Michael at [email protected].
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Plus, VC dollars are pivoting away from modular tech

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Plus, Sam Brown’s victory in Nevada could position crypto to be a race-defining issue this November

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Validators running private mempools are finding it harder to do business on Solana

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The asset management platform announced a $10 million Series A

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Plus, headlines you may have missed between the free drinks at Consensus side events

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DMM Bitcoin said customer bitcoin deposits “will be fully guaranteed” in the wake of the hack

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Plus, 2015: the golden year for Solana’s current crop of memecoin celebrity-influencers

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PayPal’s Solana launch uses “token extensions” that make tokens more customizable

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Solana validators voted in favor of a proposal that would send 100% of priority fees to validators

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The current crop of ETF issuers could’ve only made it this far by promising not to stake any ETH they hoover up

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And, the US Congress drew headlines last week as it moved crypto-friendly regulation to completion

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Is it time to treat memecoin launches as the new standard moving forward?

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SEC Commissioner Mark Uyeda says that the SEC needs to create a “pathway for compliance”

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Some creditors could see up to 142% of their claims paid back

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The SEC has issued its latest Wells notice to Robinhood

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The DOJ is alleging that wallet developers should be charged with unlicensed money transmission

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Tokens for soccer teams Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona mirror their victories and losses

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They both may be in prison for an overlapping 120 days, but the similarities stop there

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This case is a big deal — so big, in fact, that one wonders whether the crypto community fully appreciates its gravity