Vitalik Buterin in Free Speech Battle Cry Defends #DelistBSV

By CCN: Vitalik Buterin is known first and foremost as the creator of Ethereum, but he’s also famous for his disdain of centralized exchanges. After previously wishing that centralized exchanges would all “burn in hell”, now Buterin i...

Bitcoin’s Most-Hated Regulatory Regime Could Be Bakkt’s Last Hope

By CCN: Intercontinental Exchange’s high-profile Bitcoin project, Bakkt, has faced severe pushback from the CFTC due to a fundamental concern about how its cryptocurrency assets will be stored. In response, Bakkt is looking to obtain a BitLicense and m...

Binance’s Biggest Rival: Crypto Giant Coinbase is Trading in 53 Countries

By CCN.com: Coinbase, one of the biggest crypto exchanges in the global market reportedly valued at $8 billion, has launched crypto-to-crypto trading in 53 countries including India, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Australia, stepping into the territory of...

World’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Wants to Help Rebuild Notre Dame

By CCN: Binance, the world’s largest bitcoin exchange, is stepping up efforts in the crypto community to help rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France. The iconic 900-year-old Catholic church literally went up in flames after being destroyed...

Just One of Korea’s ‘Big Four’ Crypto Exchanges Profited in Crypto Winter 2018

By CCN.com: South Korea is the fourth most active country in the world in crypto trading, per Coinhills. This, however, did not count for much as three of the country’s top four bitcoin exchanges recorded losses in 2018. The big four are Upbit, Bithumb...

Weird Flex: OKEx Refuses to #DelistBSV, SBI Holdings Delists Bitcoin Cash Instead

By CCN: It seems the Crypto Twitter movement to eradicate Bitcoin SV from all exchanges has not been totally successful. In a significant blow, massive veteran exchange OKEx has opted to keep Bitcoin SV on its platform, writing: “According to the OKEx ...

eToro Launches Regulated Crypto Exchange, Dodges Bitcoin SV Bullet

By CCN: Institutional investors are running out of excuses not to invest in crypto. Israeli-based social trading platform eToro has launched eToroX, a fully regulated crypto exchange. eToroX debuts with half-a-dozen top cryptocurrencies and eight fiat ...

Flailing Japanese Brokerage Giant Monex Courts Bitcoin for its Survival

By CCN.com: One of Japan’s largest online brokerages, Monex, may soon allow retail investors to buy bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on its platform. Monex claims the move into cryptocurrency will help claw back its diminishing market share. Speaking...

Wall Street Shenanigans: Rampant Trading Bots are Exploiting Crypto Exchanges

By CCN.com: Cryptos’ attempts to distance and differentiate itself from traditional financial markets has taken another knock. This follows revelations that trading manipulation using high-frequency bots is rampant on decentralized exchanges (DEX) by r...

India’s Best-Funded Bitcoin Exchange is Running Low on Cash and Employees

By CCN.com: India’s regulatory uncertainty on cryptocurrencies has taken a toll on Bengaluru-based exchange Unocoin forcing it to lay off employees. According to The Economic Times, the bitcoin exchange has laid off over a dozen employees and now only ...