Lu Tian
Editor focusing on Web3, NFTs, and Metaverse

Stories By Lu Tian

Crypto Giants Are In Trouble; String of Crypto Exploits and Hacks | Cointime Weekly Jan.22 – Jan.28

Coinbase slammed with $3.6M fine in Netherlands; Bitstop founders acquire Genesis coin; understanding token standards; Bank of America says “digital currencies appear inevitable”

Genesis Joins List of Bankrupt Crypto Companies; CoinDesk Explores Full or Partial Sale | Cointime Weekly Jan.15 – Jan.21

Coinbase exits Japan citing “market conditions”; the FTX drama continues; Binance is now fully compliant in Poland; Hong-Kong investment fund raises $500M.

SBF Ordered $65B Secret Backdoor; Binance Has Problems With BUSD Reserves | Cointime Weekly Jan.8 – Jan.14

Court grants Voyager initial approval for $1B Binance US deal; Huobi delists 33 tokens; Sweden grants Binance regulatory approval; Venom and Iceberg launch $1B venture fund

Massive Crypto Layoffs This Week; SBF Pleaded Not Guilty | Cointime Weekly Jan.1 – Jan.7

SEC had a busy week; US regulators and the Fed jointly issue crypto warnings; Polygon partners with MasterCard; Animoca halves fundraising target.

Did SBF Move Money? FBI Investigating 3Commas Data Breach | Cointime Weekly Dec.25 – Dec.31

FTX debtors and Bahamas lay different claims; MicroStrategy sells off Bitcoin for the first time then buys more; Italy approves 26% crypto gains tax; Turkey’s central bank runs first CBDC pilot; the status of proof of reserve as of year-end 2022.

SBF Deported and Released on $250M Bail; Brazil Signs Crypto Regulations Into Law | Cointime Weekly Dec.18 – Dec.24

SEC calls FTT a security; Binance joins US Chamber of Digital Commerce; OpenSea blocked Cuban artists; avoid getting hooked by crypto ‘ice phishing’.

SEC Calls FTT a Security, What Are the Impacts on Other Cryptos and Exchanges?

SEC calls FTX's native token FTT a security, what's the impact on other cryptos and exchanges? What other cryptos are considered securities by SEC? What would happen if cryptos are securities?

FTX’s Bankruptcy Hearing, Binance Withdrawals Surge, Gemini Data Breach | Cointime Weekly Dec.11 – Dec.17

How is Sam Bankman-Fried's first-week jail life going? Binance CZ might face criminal charges. Canada, Australia, and France tighten crypto regulations. Amber Group completed a $300M Series-C round

What Media Has Sam Bankman-Fried Invested in Other Than The Block? Here Is a List

Alameda invested in two Chinese media outlets Odaily($5 million) and BlockBeats($3.56 million), Trustless Media($1.2 Million), and Dune Analytics($625K).

The Block Fully Owned by SBF? Crypto Titans in Twitter Spat; Staked ETH to Release Soon | Cointime Weekly Dec.04 – Dec.10

CZ V SBF: Crypto Titans in Twitter spat; tether launches offshore Chinese yuan (Cnh₮); Japan, South Korea and UK want to police stablecoins; understand how Merkle trees benefit blockchains.