Kraken Donates $1 Million to Blockchain Advocacy Group Coin Center

Kraken Donates $1 Million to Blockchain Advocacy Group Coin Center There are few things the cryptocurrency community loves more than outspokenness – except, perhaps, putting your money where your mouth is. Jesse Powell, CEO of the cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, donated $1 million to the nonprofit Coin Center on Monday night at the advocacy organization’s annual gala…

Breaking News: Advisory Regarding Taklimakan Network’s Token on the YoBit Exchange

Breaking News: Advisory Regarding Taklimakan Network’s Token on the YoBit Exchange   It has come to the attention of Taklimakan Network that an unauthorized copy of the platform’s TKLN token appears to have been made available for trading on the YoBit Exchange earlier today. Taklimakan advises anyone who is interested in purchasing TKLN tokens that…

OKEx CEO Quits To ‘Start New Life’ As Exchange Overtakes Binance As World’s Largest

OKEx CEO Quits To ‘Start New Life’ As Exchange Overtakes Binance As World’s Largest Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx sparked criticism May 14 as its CEO resigned.  The move comes the same week the exchange’s trade volumes reportedly overtook those of market leader Binance. As Bloomberg reports today, quoting two statements from the exchange, OKEx CEO Chris Lee left his position…

S. Korea’s Largest Crypto Exchange Upbit Investigated By Police, Markets React

S. Korea’s Largest Crypto Exchange Upbit Investigated By Police, Markets React Upbit, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, is being investigated by local police and ten investigators for alleged fraud, local news outlet Chosun reports today, May 11. Upbit is a crypto-only exchange run by a subsidiary of Korean tech giant Kakao, and currently the fourth largest crypto exchange globally by…

Winklevoss Brothers Win Crypto Exchange Patent

Winklevoss Brothers Win Crypto Exchange Patent Winklevoss IP, the company owned by Gemini founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, has been awarded with a patent claim that aims to settle exchange traded products (ETPs) holding cryptocurrencies. The company outlined a system that can execute transactions for ETPs holding cryptocurrencies “such as bitcoins … ripple, dogecoins … ether”…

THINKCOIN’S TRADECONNECT EXCHANGE TARGETS HIGH FREQUENCY TRADING WITH 0CHAIN PARTNERSHIP

THINKCOIN’s TradeConnect Exchange Targets High Frequency Trading with 0CHAIN Partnership   London 9th May 2018: ThinkCoin the cryptocurrency that underpins TradeConnect, a blockchain-based financial & cryptocurrency trading exchange, has announced a new partnership with 0chain to support high-frequency trading in a low latency environment for global investors.   Through the collaboration, 0chain’s parallel blockchain infrastructure will…

Japan pressures exchanges to drop Monero, Zcash and Dash

Japan pressures exchanges to drop Monero, Zcash and Dash Japanese regulators have reportedly pressured local exchanges to delist privacy coins, calling into question the authority of trading platforms to carry coins that cannot be tracked by law enforcement agencies. The FSA—Japan’s equivalent to the SEC— are said to have discouraged exchanges from listing Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC) and Dash…

Crypto Exchange Bitgrail Opens For Three Hours Before Legally Forced Shutdown

Crypto Exchange Bitgrail Opens For Three Hours Before Legally Forced Shutdown Recently hacked Italian crypto exchange Bitgrail tweeted Wednesday, May 2, that they reopened their exchange, only to report its temporary closure three hours later. BitGrail Exchange@BitGrail We have temporarily disabled the BitGrail exchange pending further notice. 6:12 AM – May 2, 2018  9898 Replies  66 Retweets…

Japan Finance Giant SBI Holdings To Launch Crypto Exchange In Summer 2018

Japan Finance Giant SBI Holdings To Launch Crypto Exchange In Summer 2018 Japan`s financial services giant SBI Holdings plans to launch its crypto exchange this summer, local media outlet Business Insider Japan reported April 27. According to a recent announcement by company president Yoshitaka Kitao, the exchange SBI Virtual Currencies will support coins such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Yoshitaka suggested that BCH would…