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Blockchain Firm Findora Hires Former Coinbase CTO as Strategic Advisor

Finance infrastructure-focused blockchain project Findora has appointed the former chief technology officer of major American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase as a strategic advisor.As fintech media outlet Fintech Finance reported on Aug. 14, Balaji Srinivasan joined Findora after serving as a general partner at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, and co-founder

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Bitfinex CTO Hints at Maximum Leverage for Upcoming Derivatives Trading

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex CTO Paolo Ardoino hinted at the maximum leverage for the exchange’s upcoming derivatives trading, in a tweet published on June 24.In the tweet, Ardoino purportedly indicated the maximum leverage for Bitfinex’ forthcoming derivatives trading, which resulted in a heated discussion between community members.In response to the

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Blockchain-Based Arm of Live Planet Acquires Former 20th Century Fox CTO

The former chief technology officer at 20th Century Fox Film Corporation, Hanno Basse, has joined Live Planet as the president of its Decentralized Media Solutions division, according to a press release on June 11.According to the report, Basse is expected to work on the division’s blockchain-based video infrastructure platform,

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Tron Co-Founder and CTO Leaves Project, Alleging Excessive Centralization

Lucien Chen — the former chief technical officer (CTO) and co-founder of blockchain protocol Tron (TRX) — has announced he is leaving the project, claiming it has become excessively centralized and strayed from its founding principles. Chen revealed his decision in a Medium blog post published on May 10.In

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MakerDAO CTO Departs, Points to Internal Conflicts

Andy Milenius, formerly the chief technology officer at MakerDAO, published an open letter dated April 3 explaining his concerns over the project’s internal conflicts. MakerDAO is the  company behind the decentralized algorithmic Ethereum-based stablecoin DAI as well as the governance token Maker (MKR).In his 24-page-long letter, Milenius describes a

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