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?
Why the CEO of the world’s largest crypto exchange backed Musk’s Twitter buyout
Binance’s CEO and founder Changpeng Zhao made headlines outside his typical wheelhouse of web3 as an investor in Elon Musk’s Twitter buyout. Zhao, who put in $500 million, told an audience
‘CZ’ Zhao on why Binance bet big on Twitter despite Musk’s machinations
It’s hard to imagine committing to invest $500 million in someone’s vision for a company only to watch that individual almost immediately try to distance himself from it. But Changpeng
Binance hit by $100 million blockchain bridge hack
Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, confirmed Thursday that hackers made off with at least $100 million, but that the figure could have been significantly more. The Binance blockch
Binance founder Changpeng ‘CZ’ Zhao shares his vision of web3 opportunities at TC Sessions: Crypto
When it comes to the decentralized world of crypto, few single entities loom larger or carry more weight in the industry than exchange behemoth Binance. The blockchain giant processed $34 trillion in
Binance CEO sees positive progress for crypto regulation, but it will be a ‘long process’
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, known as "CZ," said governments across the globe are making slow but "positive" progress toward regulating cryptocurrency.
Lido, Coinbase, Kraken and Binance stake majority of ETH. Does that matter?
Ahead of the Merge, the four entities make up over 60% of the staked ETH.
Crypto’s biggest powerhouse flexes on its competition
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Binance to stop supporting USDC, the second largest stablecoin
Binance, the issuer of the world’s third-largest stablecoin, said on Monday it will convert customers’ holdings in three rival stablecoins USD Coin (USDC), Pax Dollar (USDP) and True USD (
A Tornado (Cash) flew around my room
It seems like there are always people butting heads in the crypto world, and this week was no different. Cryptocurrency mixer Tornado Cash was hit with sanctions by the U.S. and Binance and WazirX dis
Binance and WazirX disagree over ownership two years after announcing deal
Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange by trading volume, said on Friday it doesn’t own India-based platform WazirX despite disclosing the acquisition two and a half years ago in a m
SEC spears ‘Crypto Crusaders’ over alleged pyramid scheme
U.S. regulators are seizing their moment during this ongoing crypto bear market to crack down on bad actors in the space as many investors are already souring on the asset class. The U.S. Securities a
Can VCs game crypto out of this downturn?
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As Coinbase falters, Binance.US is waiting in the wings
As the largest publicly traded crypto exchange in the United States, Coinbase has become something of a household name. But as the going gets tough in the crypto markets, the company seems to be fumbl
Binance.US hires former Acorns, PayPal exec Jasmine Lee as CFO
After nine months of searching, Binance.US, the American partner of the world’s largest crypto exchange, has finally found a new permanent chief financial officer (CFO). Jasmine Lee is coming on
Binance taps TikTok’s mostly silent superstar Khaby Lame to explain how crypto works
Khaby Lame is quite literally on top of the world (if TikTok follower counts are the world). After attending his first VidCon and surpassing Charli D’Amelio as the most followed TikToker, the It
This feels like a SoftBank deal from 4 years ago
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Amid market turmoil, crypto exchange Kraken says it’s filling 500+ roles
While several major crypto trading platforms are making large-scale layoffs and freezing hiring, some of their rivals have rushed to reassure their staff and the public that they are sticking to their