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Brian Brooks resigns as CEO of crypto exchange BinanceUS

Brian Brooks resigns as CEO of crypto exchange BinanceUS

Brian Brooks, the former head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency who became chief executive officer of BinanceUS this spring, has resigned. Brooks announced his move in a tweet Friday afternoon. He pointed to “differences over strategic direction” but did not elaborate. He began his role at the U.S.-based firm on May …

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Bitcoin will be a 'big part' of Twitter's future, says CEO Jack Dorsey

Bitcoin will be a ‘big part’ of Twitter’s future, says CEO Jack Dorsey

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said that bitcoin will be a “big part” of the company’s future. This is the first time Dorsey has publicly spoken in such depth about how the world’s largest cryptocurrency could be integrated into Twitter’s products. On Twitter’s second-quarter 2021 earnings conference call on Thursday, Dorsey said bitcoin is the …

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Good Gaming and CEO of DeFi Summit Justin Wu create the latest MicroBuddies™ “How-To” Video

Good Gaming and CEO of DeFi Summit Justin Wu create the latest MicroBuddies™ “How-To” Video

Good Gaming, Inc. (OTC: GMER) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce they have engaged the expertise of renowned crypto-educator and Founder and CEO of DeFi Summit Justin Wu to create their latest “How-To” videos. This latest video, narrated by Justin Wu, describes the storyline of the Company’s newest game MicroBuddies™ and its characters. Mr. Wu …

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Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes surrenders to US authorities: report

Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes surrenders to US authorities: report

Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes has reportedly surrendered to U.S. authorities in Hawaii. Per a Bloomberg report from April 6, Hayes appeared before a federal judge in Hawaii. Hayes was later released on a $10 million bond, with future court proceedings set to take place in New York. Hayes’ surrender on April 6 was expected, …

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Latest bitcoin ETF filing submitted by First Advisors, SkyBridge Capital

Exchange giant Cboe could re-list bitcoin futures, suggests CEO

Exchange giant Cboe Global Markets could re-list bitcoin futures, CEO Ed Tilly has suggested. “We’re still interested in the space, we haven’t given up on it,” Tilly told Bloomberg in a report published Thursday. “We’re keen on building out the entire platform. There’s a lot of demand from retail and institutions, and we need to …

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Ripple CEO: XRP will continue trading, even if Ripple ceases to exist

Ripple CEO: XRP will continue trading, even if Ripple ceases to exist

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse has once again addressed the SEC lawsuit against his company. In a recent interview, Garlinghouse countered the allegations and said that the legal action was “misguided” and that its crypto asset has traded for eight years in the US before regulators filed the lawsuit last December.  Recently, the Commission chose to …

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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong took home nearly $60 million in total compensation last year

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong took home nearly $60 million in total compensation last year

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong took home nearly $60 million in total compensation last year, according to the exchange operator’s S-1 Form published Thursday. That figure includes $1 million in salary, $56.7 million worth of stock options granted at a fair value, and $1.8 million marked as “all other compensation.” Armstrong’s total benefit for the year …

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PayPal CEO says the payments giant wants to be 'the digital wallet for global CBDCs'

PayPal CEO says the payments giant wants to be ‘the digital wallet for global CBDCs’

PayPal CEO Dan Schulman said Thursday that he sees PayPal playing a significant role in the utility of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). On the company’s investor day call, Schulman said PayPal is gearing up to be “the digital wallet for global CBDCs.” PayPal’s newly unveiled product roadmap for crypto includes becoming a CBDC platform. …

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Bitcoin price briefly fell below $30,000 as derivatives positions worth more than a billion-dollar get liquidated

Big institutions are only interested in bitcoin, says NYDIG CEO

A crypto rally has been in full swing, but the biggest investors looking at the market are only interested in bitcoin, according to one industry CEO.  In the latest episode of The Scoop, NYDIG chief executive Robert Gutmann said that most of the serious investors he’s speaking with are only interested in the largest crypto …

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OKEx CEO Says Exchange Updating Procedures to Prevent Repeat of Withdrawal Freeze Issue

OKEx CEO Says Exchange Updating Procedures to Prevent Repeat of Withdrawal Freeze Issue

Jay Hao, CEO of Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx, said his firm has taken steps to ensure the issue that caused a freeze of over five weeks in cryptocurrency withdrawals cannot reoccur. In an ask-me-anything (AMA) session, a transcript of which was published on Wednesday, Hao said the incident led the exchange “to make several improvements …

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