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India’s crypto tax pushing traders to foreign exchanges

India’s tax rules on crypto, which went into effect last April, have resulted in local exchanges ceding the lion’s share of the market to those operated by foreign players, according to a new repo

Binance.US to buy Voyager Digital’s assets for $1 billion

It’s been a long year for Voyager Digital. After filing for bankruptcy, the crypto lender thought it would be able to return some funds to its customers by selling its assets to FTX. As you know, th

Audit firm Mazars ceases proof-of-reserves work for Binance and others

Global audit firm Mazars has deleted the website that hosted proofs-of-reserves work for cryptocurrency exchanges. The company told Bloomberg that it is suspending its work with crypto companies on pr

Binance’s bitcoin reserves are fully collateralized according to auditing firm Mazars

Auditing firm Mazars has released a report about Binance’s BTC reserves. The auditing firm has reached the same conclusion as Binance itself. As of November 22 at 23:59 UTC, Binance held enough bitc

Binance poised for Japan expansion after buying local exchange Sakura

Binance’s sprawling empire is about to get bigger as it eyes expansion in Japan. The world’s largest crypto trading platform has acquired 100% of Sakura Exchange BitCoin for an undisclosed

Binance launches proof-of-reserves system for BTC holdings

Cryptocurrency exchange company Binance has released a new site that explains its proof-of-reserves system. The company is starting with BTC reserves. Right now, Binance has a reserve ratio of 101%. I

Binance’s CZ on FTX: ‘We were the last straw that broke the camel’s back’

Binance co-founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao, also known as CZ, commented on the collapse of FTX at TechCrunch Sessions: Crypto 2022. He played down his personal role in the series of events that ultimat

Binance chief says crypto exchange doesn’t see viable business in India

Scores of crypto-focused venture capital firms have raced to India in the past two years, hoping to turn the world’s second largest internet market’s large developer community into a key w

Binance’s CEO isn’t sweating the FTX implosion

“The industry is not going away and the other strong industry players are now even stronger,” Changpeng "CZ" Zhao, CEO of Binance, says.

Can proof of reserves prevent future crypto exchange collapses?

A number of crypto exchanges are rushing to publish proof of reserves in a seeming attempt to reassure investors their funds are safe as fellow exchange FTX melts down.

RIP to FTX?

We had to talk about the news that rocked the crypto world this week in our Thursday episode: the Binance/FTX deal that never was. To begin, we gave you a rundown of WTF just happened with the beef

Sam Bankman-Fried says FTX in talks to raise capital, Alameda Research to wind down trading

Sam Bankman-Fried said on Thursday that he will be winding down the trading firm Alameda Research and is attempting to raise liquidity for the troubled FTX International, as he scrambles to keep the w

Some crypto VCs see decentralization as the future following FTX collapse

Venture capitalists see this moment as a warning, but also as an opportunity for the growth of decentralization and maturation of the larger blockchain space.

Binance backs out of deal to buy FTX

The world’s largest crypto exchange by volume, Binance, said it would walk away from a deal with the third largest crypto exchange by volume, FTX.

Crypto’s biggest M&A deal, between Binance and FTX, looks unlikely to close

Crypto exchange Binance, the largest in the world by volume, signed a letter of intent Tuesday to purchase its troubled competitor, FTX, in what appears to be a potential bailout of the latter amid a

Will the FTX debacle scupper crypto venture deal-making?

The dramatic fall of FTX is taking with it more than just the paper wealth of one of crypto's most colorful players. It's hard not to wonder where venture goes next in web3.

Binance chief says FTX going down ‘not good for anyone’, warns of greater regulatory scrutiny

Binance founder and chief executive Changpeng Zhao says FTX “going down is not good for anyone in the industry,” and the ongoing episode has “severely shaken” the confidence of consumers, a da

Crypto giant Binance agrees to buy rival FTX amid ‘liquidity crunch’

Binance said Tuesday it has signed a letter of intent to acquire its most formidable rival FTX, delivering a surprising twist to days-long public spat between the world’s two largest crypto exch

Binance’s plan to acquire FTX is ‘real-life Game of Thrones’ as crypto winter winds blow

Binance has signed a letter of intent to buy its closest competitor, FTX, making huge waves in the crypto community after the CEOs of the exchanges engaged in a multiday public dispute on Twitter.

Here’s the rundown on the Binance and FTX fiasco

Binance and FTX faced off in recent days. But let’s take a few steps back -- what exactly happened?
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