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Following his release from prison, the former hedge fund manager and convicted felon, Martin Shkreli, discussed cryptocurrencies and using the decentralized exchange (dex) platform Uniswap from a federal penitentiary. The so-called ‘Pharma Bro’ further explained that eventually, a crypto entity could dethrone some of the largest banking giants. Martin Shkreli Talks Defi and Cryptocurrencies Martin

Charles Randell, chairman of U.K. watchdog the Financial Conduct Authority, has urged lawmakers to be cautious following an announcement last month to make the U.K. a “crypto hub.” Charles Randell, the 63-year-old lawyer who gained prominence advising the U.K. Treasury during the 2008 financial crisis, has cautioned against the hasty drafting of crypto regulations.

At the ETH Shanghai Web 3.0 Developer Summit on Thursday, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin confirmed that the merge will likely occur this summer, despite being pushed ahead several times in the past. After working on the proof-of-stake transition for around seven years, Buterin finally remarked that the Merge is ‘very close to happening’ at this point. Merge