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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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Apple will not feature Dapps on AppStore, forbids crypto transactions: Coinbase CEO

Apple will not feature Dapps on AppStore, forbids crypto transactions: Coinbase CEO

Co-founder and CEO of Coinbase, Brian Armstrong recently shared, in a twitter thread his thoughts on Apple’s App Store restrictions that do not allow iOS users to earn money using cryptocurrency. The CEO also made claims that Apple told Coinbase that it was ’not appropriate’ for the App Store to allow iOS customers to use …

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