VC-backed Compound is alleging that a fast-growing DeFi startup stole its code. The dispute raises questions about what ‘open-source’ actually means

Quick Take A DeFi startup in China called dForce has seen notable growth in its lending protocol over the past two months. VC-backed Compound says the company stole its copyrighted code – an assertion that appears to be supported by information on GitHub The dispute highlights what “open-source” means in Read more…

Crypto exchange Coinbase hires Google vet to serve as chief product officer

Coinbase has brought in Google veteran Surojit Chatterjee to serve as the crypto exchange startup’s chief product officer. Chatterjee previously served as Google’s vice president of product management, heading up Google Shopping. Before that, he was Indian e-commerce platform Flipkart’s head of product.   Chatterjee’s installation is part of Coinbase’s continued Read more…

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