Former acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks has resigned as the CEO of Binance U.S. after just over three months. He cited “differences over strategic direction.” Meanwhile, Binance is facing regulatory scrutiny worldwide, including in the U.K., Malaysia, Japan, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, Thailand, Germany, and Lithuania. CEO of Binance US Resigns The CEO
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A new cryptocurrency-related bill in Ukraine will allow payments in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) despite not recognizing crypto as legal tender, a government official claimed. Oleksandr Bornyakov, deputy minister of Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation, is confident that it would be “quite legal to pay with cryptocurrencies” in Ukraine through payment intermediaries enabling crypto-to-fiat conversions.
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Demand for Aave (AAVE) boomed dramatically in the previous 24 hours as traders assessed its involvement in Bitwise Investment’s upcoming institutionally-focused investment vehicle. The San Francisco-based asset management firm announced Wednesday that it would invest directly in AAVE to back its “Bitwise Aave Fund,” a fund created to build a bridge between accredited investors and
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The White House has endorsed an amendment to the $1 trillion Infrastructure bill that supports proof-of-work over all other consensus mechanisms. However, the crypto community is supporting a different amendment. White House Takes Stance on Infrastructure Bill’s Crypto Tax Amendment The White House has endorsed an amendment to the Infrastructure bill sponsored by Senators Mark
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Michael is an advocate for the Bitcoin Standard and is the first CEO of a publicly listed company to make a long-term investment in Bitcoin. Michael Saylor is an American entrepreneur, executive, inventor, author, and philanthropist. He is the Chairman and CEO of MicroStrategy (MSTR), a publicly traded business intelligence firm he founded in 1989.
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Prominent YouTube star KSI belongs to the group of crypto investors who have made and lost a lot of money during the last Bitcoin (BTC) crash. However, the United Kingdom-based influencer’s latest interview showed his continued support and belief in the Bitcoin ecosystem.  Answering the hypothetical question of “if you were prime minister,” KSI, a.k.a.
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Despite the recent breakouts to the $40,000 level, Bitcoin (BTC) price could still face downward pressure in August. The 42% rally in late July effectively inspired some optimistic short-term options bets but the initial data largely favors the neutral-to-bullish call options, and failure to sustain $40,000 has significantly reduced this advantage. A good deal of
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This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations.   Much like last week, China’s minor COVID flareups dominated the headlines as the country seeks to avoid more serious lockdowns. Cryptocurrency managed to
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The Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has enabled crypto buys with Apple Pay, and instant cashouts of up to $100,000 per transaction. The company will also soon enable crypto buys with Google Pay. Buy Cryptocurrencies on Coinbase With Apple Pay Crypto exchange Coinbase announced Thursday that users can now buy bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on its
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The private stablecoin market will surge parabolically in the next four years despite the existing regulatory uncertainty, Unstoppable Domains CEO Matthew Gould believes. In a Thursday interview with Business Insider, Gould predicted that the stablecoin market would hit $1 trillion by 2025 to see roughly a tenfold increase from around $115 billion at the time
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