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  • Altcoin News, Altcoins, EOS, News, News teaser

    Bitfinex Enables Voting for EOS Block Producers

    After more than 15 percent of the EOS community has already voted, Bitfinex — one of the leading candidates — has deployed an open-source voting tool which affords users the ability to vote directly from the trading platform while, at the same time, being able to trade. Bitfinex Ballot, as the tool is dubbed, is already available for voting and for deployment on other exchange platforms.  To the Bitfinex Ballot Box The world’s sixth largest

    · June 18, 2018 · 4:00 pm
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    ‘Really Un-Tethered?’ Bitcoin Price Manipulation Returns With New Research

    Days after Tether (USDT) gained a higher market cap than Monero and Dash, new research has reignited suspicions that the altcoin “manipulated” Bitcoin prices.  Cryptocurrency Highs Fuelled By Tether The product of two researchers at the University of Texas, the paper — titled Is Bitcoin Really Un-Tethered? — claims to have identified potential evidence of direct price manipulation since November 2017. Bitcoin’s all-time highs around $20,000 one month later — and those of major altcoins — were

    · June 13, 2018 · 1:00 pm
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    Bitfinex Survives DDoS Attack Hours After ‘Infrastructure’ Outage

    US cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has recovered after a two-phase outage saw hackers launch a DDoS attack on its website. ‘Back To Normal Operations’ Updates on the exchange’s dedicated incident log confirmed the attack lasted approximately two hours, beginning around 13:00 UTC. In a fresh update, published at 16:40 UTC, officials announced the attack was over and the exchange was “back to normal operations.” Analyzing the events, Bitfinex acknowledged hackers had exploited earlier downtime due to

    · June 5, 2018 · 2:00 pm
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    EOS Moves Major Amounts of Ether to Bitfinex, Sparking Market Concerns

    Ethereum’s public blockchain has provided definitive evidence that EOS recently sent 200,000 ether (ETH) to Bitfinex. This leaves the EOS crowdsale’s smart contract with just over $1 million worth of ETH.  Big Money Movement EOS — a blockchain-powered infrastructure for decentralized applications (DApps) — has gained substantial traction over the last year, while managing to raise a staggering $4 billion by the conclusion of its initial coin offering (ICO). The project’s crowdsale address is publically available

    · June 2, 2018 · 6:00 am
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    Users Call Revolt As Bitfinex Demands Tax Information

    Cryptocurrency users are reacting after exchange Bitfinex has told traders they must confirm their tax status in order to use its services. Bitfinex: We Need Tax Info By May 24 In a message to account holders, Bitfinex, which is registered in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), said it was “required” to gain evidence of tax status, which users must provide themselves by May 24. “Pursuant to BVI law, we are required to obtain self-certifications from

    · May 17, 2018 · 4:00 pm
  • Bitfinex Makes 12 'Pioneering' Additions to its Trading Platform Altcoin News, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchange, Markets and Prices, News, News teaser

    Bitfinex Makes 12 ‘Pioneering’ Additions to its Trading Platform

    Bitfinex, the largest Bitcoin exchange, has announced support for 12 additional tokens to its popular trading platform — all of which are “focused around strengthening the impact and capacity of decentralised technologies.” A Dirty Dozen As of 4 PM UST, Bitfinex has enabled trading for the following cryptocurrency tokens: Aion (AION) IOSToken (IOST) Request Network (REQ) Raiden Network (RDN) Loopring (LRC) BnkToTheFuture Token (BFT) Cofound.it (CFI) Wax (WAX) SingularityNET (AGI) MedicalChain (MTN) Odem (ODEM) Dai

    · April 7, 2018 · 6:30 pm
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    Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Searches for ‘New Home’, Sets Sights on Switzerland

    Bitfinex, which is currently the 5th largest cryptocurrency exchange by 24-hour volumes, is contemplating at Switzerland as its new potential humble abode. Weighing its Options The Swiss-German weekly publication Handelszeitung reported (German) on Tuesday that Bitfinex wants to establish its HQ in Switzerland, citing company’s CEO Jean-Louis van der Velde directly: We are looking for a new home for Bitfinex and the parent company iFinex, where we want to merge the operations previously spread over

    · March 29, 2018 · 12:00 pm
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    Bitfinex Bans Venezuela’s Petro Token

    Bitfinex, the largest cryptocurrency exchange, has issued a statement today regarding its restriction of Venezuela’s state-issued Petro Token (PTR). Bitfinex has No Love for Petro Near the middle of February, the government of rapidly-declining socialist country Venezuela launched Petro – the world’s first state-issued cryptocurrency. The cryptocurrency is purportedly backed by the oil-rich South American country’s oil reserves, but many view the project as little more than an attempt at circumventing US-imposed economic sanctions. One

    · March 27, 2018 · 1:00 pm
  • Could Bitcoin Be Prepping for Run as U.S. Tax Day Passes? Bitcoin, Bitcoin Price, Markets and Prices, News, News teaser

    Several Factors Are Driving Renewed Bullish Sentiment for Bitcoin

    Bullish sentiment for Bitcoin is gaining renewed momentum. Investors and financial experts are suggesting a variety of catalysts to explain Bitcoin’s rally, such as regulatory softening by some governments and new technological developments. Even PayPal’s Chief Financial Officer now predicts that Bitcoin might become a favorite payment method. In the meantime, Coinbase and Bitfinex are implementing SegWit to reduce transaction costs. Several Factors Are Fueling Bitcoin’s Rally Bitcoin’s current rally has many drivers. One of

    · February 21, 2018 · 10:00 pm
  • Bitfinex to Build Decentralized Exchange using EOS Altcoin News, Altcoins, FinTech, News, News teaser

    Bitfinex to Build EOSfinex, the First Decentralized Exchange on the EOS.IO Platform

    All crypto traders will agree that one major drawback to the entire ecosystem at the moment is centralized exchanges. Companies such as Coinbase rake in billions of dollars through inflated fees and commissions on what should theoretically be a decentralized peer-to-peer network. Crypto exchange Bitfinex is planning to alleviate this problem with a decentralized exchange of its own. According to Coinmarketcap, Bitfinex is the world’s fifth largest exchange with just under a billion dollars traded

    · February 13, 2018 · 3:00 am
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    [Op-Ed] Misleading Tales of Terror about Tether

    As crypto markets slowly start to rebound and head back upwards, the mainstream media just cannot help themselves from disseminating more FUD. As if actively searching for any excuse to decry Bitcoin and its crypto brethren, we find ourselves repeatedly reading articles fueled by fear. The latest to sensationalize on the hype using terms such as “total market collapse” and “bloodbath” is Australia’s News.com.au, which claims that Tether could bring the entire market to its

    · January 29, 2018 · 3:45 am
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    Crypto Climax Closes Top Exchanges

    Cryptocurrency trading reached a crescendo yesterday with total trade volume reaching an all-time high, topping $835 billion. The world’s major cryptocurrency exchanges were forced to shut up shop to new customers as the massive surge swamped their systems. The massive influx in new account applications has caused three of the top four crypto exchanges to suspend new registrations. Many of them are reporting record numbers of signups as crypto mania exponentially increases. Binance Bolted The

    · January 8, 2018 · 11:00 am
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    Bitcoin Gold Debuts at #5 on CoinMarketCap

    Amid various scams and scandals, Bitcoin Gold has finally been listed on CoinMarketCap. It is already ahead of major altcoins such as Dash, Litecoin, and Monero and has risen hundreds of dollars in price since its initial listings and is currently sitting at around $360. The Second Continuing Fork of the BTC Network Bitcoin Gold forked off the main network earlier this month, with the weeks leading up to the fork being rife with confusion.

    · November 26, 2017 · 3:00 am
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    Bitfinex Now Offering BTC:EUR Trading Pair

    Bitfinex, the online cryptocurrency exchange and trading platform, announced that BTC:EUR is now a live trading pair on their website. Bitfinex the worlds leading cryptocurrency exchange announced today that they will begin trading BTC:EUR, a move that has been widely welcomed after the site previously only supported the US dollar. The exchange also offers margin trading for those with more than a hobbyist attitude towards cryptocurrency trading. We are pleased to announce trading is now

    · November 23, 2017 · 1:00 am
  • Unregulated Bitcoin 'Wild West' Gives Rise to Spoofy Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchange, Bitcoin Price, Markets and Prices, News, News teaser

    Unregulated Bitcoin ‘Wild West’ Gives Rise to Spoofy

    Spoof orders, illegal on financially regulated markets, are on the rise and being exploited on largely unregulated Bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets. Demonstrable instances, perpetrated by a group or individual known as Spoofy, have occurred on Bitfinex and GDAX. Spoof orders, or placed market trade orders that are not actually intended to be executed, are part of the rampant manipulation of traders on cryptocurrency exchanges. Trading into your own buy or sells is also illegal in

    · August 8, 2017 · 5:30 pm
  • Bitcoin Trading at a Premium at Bitfinex and Poloniex Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchange, Bitcoin Investment, Bitcoin Price, FinTech, News

    Bitcoin Trading at a Premium on Bitfinex and Poloniex

    While Bitcoin tends to have slight price premiums and discounts in different currency markets like the CNY or INR, some exchanges are now trading Bitcoin with a considerable premium. Bitcoinist explains why. Bitfinex and Poloniex Price Premium A quick look at the Bitcoin prices from all exchanges in the field and one will notice a small anomaly. Both Bitfinex and Poloniex are trading Bitcoin with a +$50 premium on the USDT market. While most exchanges

    · April 18, 2017 · 12:30 pm
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    Bitcoin Bites Back: Wells Fargo in Court After Halting Exchange Transfers

    The parent company of cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex, iFinex, is suing Wells Fargo over disruption to wire transfers. Bitfinex: Court Move To ‘Prevent Precedence’ Court documents filed by the company, along with fellow conversion service Tether.to in San Francisco, relate to the global bank allegedly blocking outgoing wire transfers to the banks servicing them. “Wells Fargo has suspended U.S. dollar wire transfer operations needed to remit to plaintiffs’ customers U.S. dollars that the customers deposited with

    · April 8, 2017 · 7:30 am
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    Vision of No Future? Bitcoin Unlimited Token Dives 30% in 7 Days

    Bitcoin Unlimited’s ghostly new asset BCU is already evaporating on the two exchanges hosting it, having reached an all-time low since its launch. BCU Drops 30% in a Week Its two trade venues, exchanges Bitfinex and HitBTC, have both recorded falls in the price of the BCU token, with Bitfinex seeing a near 30% deterioration versus USD. BCU is currently trading at $180 per coin, or 0.177 BTC, versus $254 and 0.254 BTC respectively seven days

    · March 27, 2017 · 6:00 am
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    Dash Price Surge Brings New Exchange Partnerships & Trading Options

    When you’re hot, you’re hot. Many people have been asking me over the last couple of days “Where can I buy Dash?” The digital currency industry’s newest rock star is ‘in play’ and consumers’ prayers have been answered. Altcoin Dash has been added to new exchanges and new purchase pairings on Friday. Bitfinex & BTC-e Extend Support for Dash Dash price has skyrocketed over the last week, rising from $25 USD to as high as

    · March 4, 2017 · 8:00 am
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    Bitcoin Price Hits $700 for the Second Time This Year

    The bitcoin price has increased by an additional $20 since our last  report and is now hovering at the $700 mark. This makes it official: bitcoin has reached the point projected, and crypto-fans are breaking out the champagne. Also read: Bitcoin Price Keeps Booming, Another $30 Rise in the Books One source explains the action: “Well, there we go. . .As we said this morning, it’s been a great week for our breakout strategy. When tings

    · October 30, 2016 · 7:37 am
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    Bitcoin Price Watch: Are We About to Hit $700?

    The bitcoin price has risen by nearly $30 since our last price piece and is hovering around $650 USD. Many enthusiasts are taking the price jump as a sign that bitcoin is rising back to the top, and that $700 isn’t too far off the mark. Also read: Bitcoin Price Drops: Where do We Go From Here? Bitcoin Price to Hit $700 in New Bull Rally? In our recent examination of bitcoin’s activity, analysts expressed difficulty in

    · October 25, 2016 · 12:00 pm
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    OKCoin to Blame for Bitcoin Price Retraction to $600?

    Analysts and enthusiasts everywhere have enjoyed the large rise in the bitcoin price. After breaking $600, the price hovered in the $620 range for a while. Unfortunately, another drop has occurred, and bitcoin now finds itself stuck in the low $600s. Some believe OKCoin deserves the blame for this fall. However, despite the retraction, market patterns still look bullish. Also read: Can an Increase in the Block Size Push the Bitcoin Price Higher? OKCoin Bringing Bitcoin

    · September 13, 2016 · 5:00 am
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    Can an Increase in the Block Size Push the Bitcoin Price Higher?

    Following a spike that brought the bitcoin price beyond the $600 mark, the market temporarily stood at $626 before dropping to $619. A little disappointing, but bitcoin is still better off than where it was just a few weeks ago, and the currency is showing no signs of slowing down in the coming days. Also read: Bitcoin Price Breakout Leads to $600, More Growth to Come? Bitcoin Price and Scalability One analyst writes: “We got what

    · September 10, 2016 · 9:00 am