PODCAST: Asia loves DeFi, Iran allows Bitcoin, Coinbase denies hack

Listen to the most important stories in Bitcoin and crypto covered by our newsroom in the past week.

Iran lifts Bitcoin mining ban in face of power shortages, US sanctions

Iran's president Ebrahim Raisi says licensed Bitcoin miners can resume operations, as US sanctions continue to restrict the country's economy.

Iran’s president Ebrahim Raisi says licensed Bitcoin miners can resume operations, as US sanctions continue to restrict the country’s economy.

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Bitcoin miners who set up their own power plants face crippling $5.6M fine

Bitcoin miners Link Global allegedly broke regulatory guidelines when its plants had adverse effects on the surrounding environment.

Bitcoin miners Link Global allegedly broke regulatory guidelines when its plants had adverse effects on the surrounding environment.

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Don’t blame Coinbase for huge social engineering hack, says Coinbase

Coinbase has disclosed a sweeping social engineering attack that compromised 6,000 accounts — but it says it's not to blame.

Coinbase has disclosed a sweeping social engineering attack that compromised 6,000 accounts — but it says it’s not to blame.

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Central, South Asia love DeFi so much, crypto volume spiked 700%

Crypto transactions tied to DeFi made up next to zero of the volumes across Central and South Asia last year. Now, they're the majority.

Crypto transactions tied to DeFi made up next to zero of the volumes across Central and South Asia last year. Now, they’re the majority.

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