Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, announced the launch of its new Web3 wallet on Wednesday.

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Fast Facts

  • The Binance Web3 wallet allows users to execute token swaps, and engage in yield earning and staking while providing access to a curated list of decentralized finance (DeFi) applications.
  • The self-custody wallet allows users to remain in control of their assets, Binance said in a blog post.
  • The wallet does not use seed phrases and splits private keys into three “key shares,” two of which are controlled by the wallet owner.
  • Users can access the wallet directly from the Binance app, where they can switch between the company’s centralized exchange and DeFi. 

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