Binance and FTX reportedly lead Voyager auction
    21 Sep 2022
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    Crypto exchanges FTX and Binance are leading the auction for embattled crypto-lender Voyager, the Wall Street Journal reports. Sources said Binance leads slightly over FTX, with a bid of $50 million. The auction winner is set for an announcement at a Sept. 29 hearing. The auction for Voyager began last week in the law offices…

    Nasdaq reportedly to launch an institutional crypto custody service
    21 Sep 2022
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    Equity exchange Nasdaq plans to become an institutional crypto custody service taking on established crypto players like Coinbase. This move is in line with its broader mission to be a crypto service provider rather than facilitate crypto trading. Nasdaq, which operates markets in the US and global equities, is not a newcomer to the crypto…

    Crypto market maker Wintermute hacked for $160 million
    21 Sep 2022
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    Algorithmic market maker service Wintermute suffered a hack on Sept. 20, with a loss from the platform’s portfolio of around $160 million across 90 assets. Wintermute stated that it has no solvency concerns, calling the hacker to engage in a “whitehat” response. Evgeny Gaevoy, Wintermute founder and CEO, said on Twitter that “we’ve been hacked…