Cryptocurrency Exchange Giant Binance Launches Research Division

Binance announced around midnight Chinese time yesterday that it is branching beyond being an enterprise-quality consumer token exchange with the launch of Binance Research, an investigative subproject which relays in-depth, objective information on up...

Stablecoin Wars: Poloniex Eliminates USDC Trading Fees in Bid to Boost Volume

In case you missed it, Poloniex, one of the major altcoin exchanges, was acquired by Circle in February. Previously, Circle was focused primarily on the major coins versus fiat pairings, but since its acquisition of Poloniex it has had the opportunity ...

Lawyer: Don’t Overestimate Bakkt’s Impact on the Crypto Market

Jake Chervinsky, a government enforcement defense and securities litigation attorney at Kobre & Kim LLP, has stated that while there are some positives in the entrance of Bakkt into the crypto market, its impact on the emerging asset class is yet t...

Hackers Exploit Tracking Service to Infiltrate Bitcoin Exchange Gate.io

Statcounter is one of the oldest third-party user tracking services on the web, having existed since 1999. Beginning as a simple statistics and visitor counting service, Statcounter over time grew into what it is today: a full-fledged, enterprise-quali...

Tax Nightmare: Student Invested $5k in Ethereum & Now Owes $400k in Taxes

In May 2017, a college student based in the US invested $5,000 in Ethereum (ETH), when the digital asset was worth around $50. Within merely months, the price of ETH skyrocketed from $50 to $1,281 at its peak, as the cryptocurrency market achieved a va...

Binance Remains Biggest Crypto Platform, Volume of Exchanges in Korea Surge

Blockchain Transparency Institute released the global crypto exchange rankings of November, ranking Binance at the top with a 24-hour volume of $1 billion. With more than 160,000 24-hour web users, Binance easily surpassed OKEx, the second largest cryp...

Building a Commission-Free Crypto exchange: An Interview with the CEO of Digitex

We talk about innovative Blockchain application with the CEO, Adam Todd of Digitex Exchange which promises commission-free trading. Since commission fees are set arbitrarily by most exchanges, including the big ones, we wanted to delve deeper into how ...

South Korean Court Rules Bank’s Action to End Banking Services to Crypto Exchange Illegal

A court in South Korea has ruled that the decision by a commercial bank to stop offering banking services to a cryptocurrency exchange was unlawful and must therefore be rescinded. According to the Central District Court’s 50th Civil Affairs Divi...

Binance Freezes WEX Accounts Caught Moving Possibly Stolen Funds

Intrigue abounds around the allegedly Singapore-based WEX exchange, whose ownership and activities have both been called into question in recent months. Particularly of interest was the exchange listing a much higher market price for BTC and weirdly ov...

Infamous Crypto Exchange Coincheck Unsure about Reopening after $500 Million Hack

According to several local sources, Coincheck, a major Japanese crypto exchange, is unsure of reopening its exchange after suffering a $500 million hack in January. MineCC, a cryptocurrency miner and analyst based in Japan, reported that Coincheck pres...