Winklevoss Twins Poach NYSE Executive to Serve as Gemini’s First CTO

Gemini, the Winklevoss twins’ cryptocurrency exchange, has joined the trend of hiring institutional trading executives for crypto exchanges by hiring Robert Cornish of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to serve as its first chief technology officer. Cornish oversaw Pillar, the project aimed at revamping the NYSE‘s famous Big Board and its outdated electronic trading platforms. The post Winklevoss Twins Poach NYSE Executive to Serve as Gemini’s First CTO appeared first on CCN

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DOJ’s Bitcoin Price Manipulation Probe a ‘Good Thing’: Mike Novogratz

Billionaire investor and former hedge fund manager Mike Novogratz said that he is optimistic that the US Department of Justice’s (DOJ) recently-launched probe into allegations of bitcoin price manipulation will contribute to the long-term health of the cryptocurrency market. Speaking in an interview with Bloomberg, Novogratz — the founder of $250 million cryptocurrency merchant bank The post DOJ’s Bitcoin Price Manipulation Probe a ‘Good Thing’: Mike Novogratz appeared first on CCN

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