Bitcoin

‘We Are Against ICO’ – P2P Bitcoin Exchange Hodl Hodl Secures Funding [Interview]

Bitcoinist caught up with Max Keidun and Roman Snitko, CEO and CTO of HodlHodl, whose peer-to-peer bitcoin trading platform and exchange just secured a private funding round from some notable members of the Bitcoin community.  We’re …happy to be raising money from bitcoiners, and not VC funds – Hodl Hodl CEO Bitcoinist: Why did you decide to hold a […]

Crypto News

South Korea’s Zeniex Exchange to Shut Down After Less Than 6 Months

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Barely five months after Zeniex was launched, the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange is closing shop. The exchange, which was unveiled in May, has disclosed that it will cease all operations on November 23. Zeniex blamed the development on the problems facing its ZXG token. “… with recent issues regarding ZXG, we […]

Altcoins

Binance the Latest Exchange to List Goldman Sachs-Backed USDC Stablecoin

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Leading cryptocurrency firm Binance has become the latest exchange to list the USDC stablecoin. In a statement, the cryptocurrency exchange indicated that trading of the USDC and bitcoin (USDC/BTC) pair, as well as the Binance token and the USDC (USDC/BNB) pair, will commence on November 17. Depositing the stablecoin which is […]

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Crypto Exchange OKCoin Expands to Latin America & Opens Fiat Market

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Popular cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has recently revealed, through a press release shared with CCN, that it expanded to the Latin American market, with a platform that’s set to let users trade top cryptocurrencies against local fiat currencies. According to the release, OKCoin’s expansion to Latin America comes after it became a […]

Bitcoin

The Only Regulated Bitcoin Exchange in Germany Will Become A Bank in 2019

The operator of Germany’s only regulated cryptocurrency exchange has confirmed it will de facto become a bank after securing a 100 percent takeover of Tremmel Wertpapierhandelsbank. Bitcoin.de Buys Tremmel Wertpapierhandelsbank Bitcoin Group SE, which operates Bitcoin.de, will be able to offer a raft of services connected with cryptocurrency thanks to a banking license once the […]

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Claim: Crypto Exchange Lost $500,000 Due to AurumCoin 51% Attack

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn A little-known cryptocurrency called AurumCoin (AU) has claimed that it was hit by 51 percent attack, and crypto exchange Cryptopia, where the cryptocurrency is listed, lost 15,752.26 AU (approx. $ 550,000 at the time of writing this article). However, the cryptocurrency has shifted the blame on Cryptopia. On AurumCoin’s website, it has […]

Crypto News

Singapore’s Central Bank, Stock Exchange Settle Tokenised Assets on a Blockchain

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn In a blockchain breakthrough, Singapore’s central bank and the country’s primary stock exchange have successfully developed an automated method for rapid settlements of tokenized assets. In an announcement on Sunday, the government of Singapore announced the successful development of a Delivery versus Payment (DvP) mechanism – powered by smart contracts – […]

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Op-Ed: Smart Order Routing Reduces Cryptocurrency Exchange Fragmentation Issues

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The lack of suitable institutional-grade platforms is undoubtedly one of the greatest obstacles to institutional money flowing into the burgeoning field of cryptocurrencies. However, the fact that this type of platform has not emerged so far is somewhat understandable. Not only are cryptocurrency markets a lot less mature than traditional finance […]