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DeFi right now is like ‘trying to fly to the moon in a cardboard box’ — Diginex CEO

The decentralized finance, or DeFi, sector of the crypto industry has been bursting with exuberance, innovation, and speculation in recent months. The niche is still very much in its infancy, however, according to Richard Byworth, CEO of digital finance company Diginex."I do believe that DeFi is the future potentially down

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Bitcoin CEO: MicroStrategy’s Michael Saylor Explains His $425M Bet on BTC

MicroStrategy is prepared to HODL its bitcoin for at least a century. Or so said the business intelligence firm’s founder and CEO, Michael Saylor, in an interview with CryptoX on Tuesday, shortly after he announced on Twitter that MicroStrategy was doubling down on the godfather cryptocurrency with the purchase of $175

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Apple forces Coinbase to change its crypto products, says CEO

Brian Armstrong, the CEO of United States cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, alleges that Apple is stifling innovation in crypto and sidelining DeFi to protect itself from competition.In a Twitter thread published on Sept. 11, Armstrong doubled down on his earlier claims that Apple continues to block some functionalities for cryptocurrency developers. The

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Binance CEO wants more Ethereum-based DeFi projects to join his platform

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao welcomed more Ethereum-based DeFi projects to join the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) platform. In a tweet discussion with another user, Zhao explained that this step would reduce the load on the Ethereum network, which will, in turn, lead to a reduction in Ethereum's gas fees. Zhao later stressed

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Many blockchain projects have ‘smoke-and-mirror’ strategies: Avalanche CEO

Emin Gün Sirer, founder and CEO of the blockchain protocol, Avalanche, took to Twitter to explain why he considers that many blockchain projects keep applying dubious strategies in the industry.Sirer considers that some projects are based on “lots of hype, lots of technical-sounding claims,” partnership with companies “too embarrassed to

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