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Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (Getty Images)
Binance's CEO Sows Doubt in Crypto Rival Coinbase and Digital Asset Manager Grayscale – Then Backtracks
Changpeng Zhao quickly deleted a tweet that called the companies' disclosures into question.
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Crypto News Roundup for Sept. 14, 2022
With bitcoin stabilizing quickly Wednesday after its steepest price drop since mid-August, plus a look at a notable stance the crypto exchange Coinbase is taking, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.
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CDCROP: Brian Armstrong CEO Coinbase (CoinDesk)
Brian Armstrong's Finest Hour: Backing Tornado Cash Suit Against Treasury
Coinbase could be putting itself at risk by suing the federal government over its sanction of the privacy-preserving Tornado Cash protocol.
CDCROP: Brian Armstrong CEO Coinbase (CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Kraken CEO Jesse Powell. (Kraken)
In Crypto Winter, Jesse Powell’s Pirate-King Leadership Style Might Be the New Normal
Less than 1% of employees have taken the CEO’s buyout offer since he laid down the law on culture. Do employees see Kraken as a “based” place to work, or just somewhere to ride out the bear market?
CDCROP: Kraken CEO Jesse Powell. (Kraken)

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Coinbase Starts Crypto Trading Services in India
The announcement was made at an event in India's tech hub Bengaluru.
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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong (CoinDesk archives)
Coinbase Trading Vulnerability Exposed by White-Hat Hacker
Twitter user @Tree_of_Alpha notified the Coinbase team of the exploit and the exchange giant suspended trading on its new Advanced Trading platform.
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong (CoinDesk archives)

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Coinbase Explains Guidelines for Removing Accounts and Content
"Our approach is to be free speech supporters, but not free speech martyrs," Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong wrote.
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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong (CoinDesk archives)
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Is Sued for Allegedly Stealing Blockchain Startup’s Work
According to the complaint, Armstrong offered to invest in Knowledgr so he could steal the work for a similar platform he was working on.
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong (CoinDesk archives)

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Most Influential 2021: Brian Armstrong
Coinbase’s CEO took the U.S.-based exchange public this year in a direct listing on Nasdaq.
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7 Crypto Billionaires Make Forbes 2021 List of Richest Americans
The septet of crypto entrepreneurs includes six newcomers to the list including three of its youngest members.
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