Japanese E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Buys a Bitcoin Exchange

Japanese retail conglomerate, Rakuten, has announced the purchase of Everybody’s Bitcoin Inc., an unlicensed cryptocurrency exchange platform in the country. The acquisition follows...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 years ago
Over $6 Billion in Daily Trading Volume Faked Across Top 100 Exchanges

Over $6 Billion in Daily Trading Volume Faked Across Top 100...

A new report found that over 70% of the top 100 exchanges on CoinMarketCap are engaging in excessive wash trading from three to thousands of times their stated volume. [Note: This is a...

Bitcoinist | 2 years ago
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Bitcoin Businesses

Coinbase Establishes 5 Business Principles For A Worldwide Financial...

Bitcoin exchange giant Coinbase stated the institutional business core principles that will guide its actions to create a global financial system based on cryptocurrencies. Coinbase...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 2 years ago
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Bitcoin Investment

Major Bitcoin Traders Join Forces to Lure Big Institutional Investors

Bitcoin traders are gladly remarking that Bitcoin’s price trajectory has been positive for the last five consecutive days, without significant pullbacks. Now that Bitcoin’s winter...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 2 years ago
Bitcoin Regulation

China Celebrates Killing Its Bitcoin Exchanges as CNY Volume Falls...

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has declared victory over Bitcoin, stating that the market leader’s trading in its national currency has fallen to less than 1 percent of...

Allen Scott | 2 years ago

BTCC Relaunch Suggests Exchange Will Create Binance-Style Token

Chinese-owned cryptocurrency exchange BTCC has formally announced the relaunch of its platform while hinting it will launch an internal token. BTCC Token Will Be ‘Fully...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago

Bithumb Hack: Exchange Confirms It Will Reimburse All Users

South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Bithumb, has confirmed that it indeed lost 35 billion won ($31.4 million) in this week’s high-profile hack — which it will...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago

Huobi Labs: An Upcoming $1 Billion Blockchain Incubator

Huobi, the premier Asian-based exchange, has just announced plans for a blockchain industry fund, research institute, and an incubator.  Blockchain “accelerator” projects...

Nick Chong | 2 years ago
Coinbase Aims to Obtain Banking Licenses

Coinbase Shuts Down WikiLeaks’ Bitcoin Account; Retaliation...

Coinbase, the largest US Bitcoin exchange, has effectively shut off the account of WikiLeaks Shop as the latter has supposedly been ‘engaged in a prohibited use in violation’ of...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago
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Kraken Exchange Decides to Close down Japanese Operations

Kraken, the US-based cryptocurrency exchange, has announced their plans of ceasing all of their trading operations in Japan in the near future.  Release the Kraken . . . From Japan!...

Nick Chong | 2 years ago
OKEx Confirms Russian Expansion Plans
Altcoin News

Hong-Kong Based Exchange OKEx Plans to Move to Malta

OKEx, one of the largest exchanges in the world, has announced plans to move to the European island, Malta. This announcement came quickly after a similar announcement made by Binance...

Nick Chong | 2 years ago

$50 Bitcoin Transactions Fees: Are They Long Gone?

Bitcoin fees and scalability problems were all the talk just a few months ago, but since then, major moves were made towards making sure that these problems do not arise in the future...

Nick Chong | 2 years ago