Tag Archives: Exchanges

Bittrex Launches OTC Trading Desk With 200 Cryptocurrencies

U.S. crypto exchange Bittrex is launching an over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk. The new service, which will allow approved clients to “quickly and conveniently trade assets,” will support nearly 200 cryptocurrencies already offered by the exchange, the company announced Monday. According to the exchange, the OTC desk will provide “guaranteed pricing” for major trades, “typically $250,000 or greater.” OTC… Read More »

Overstock.com’s tZERO Completes Issuing its Security Tokens To Investors

tZERO is a part of Overstock.com’s blockchain subsidiary of Medici Ventures. Founded in 2014, tZERO has the ultimate goal of revolutionizing traditional Wall Street operations using blockchain technology. To create the tZERO platform, a securities token offering (STO) was carried out from December 2017 to August 2018. A total of $134 Million was raised from the STO that… Read More »

Interview: Crypto Exchange CEO on Bringing Bitcoin Adoption to India

Prashanth Swaminathan, CEO of XDAT and Advisor to Eleven01 CCN had a conversation with Prashanth Swaminathan, the founding CEO of XDAT, a new Malta-based crypto exchange with eyes toward India and other markets. A native of India, he is an adviser to the Eleven01 project, which is an attempt at developing a regulated native blockchain in the country.… Read More »

Ethereum Nowa (ETN) and Ethereum Classic Vision (ETCV) Hard Forks Identified as Possible Scams

The two additional hard forks of Ethereum Nowa (ETN) and Ethereum Classic Vision (ETCV) have come under scrutiny after reports emerged that both are taking the private keys of users trying to redeem the additional coins. They then use the private keys to empty out the wallets of those seeking to participate in the airdrops. The ETCV hard… Read More »

Latest Litecoin News: 71.5% of the Total LTC Has Now Been Mined

Today, the blockchain project of Litecoin reached a new milestone as there are now 60 Million LTC minted as per information provided by Litecoin.com on Medium and LitecoinBlockHalf. The Litecoin algorithm has set the limit of LTC to be produced at 84 Million. The new benchmark of 60 Million signifies that approximately 71.5% of all LTC meant to… Read More »

Nasdaq Powered DX.Exchange Patches and Shuts Down Security Vulnerability

Just yesterday, January 10th, news reached the crypto-verse that the newly launched DX.Exchange– that is powered by Nasdaq technology – had serious security vulnerabilities that could be exploited by malicious users and/or hackers. The security bugs were discovered by an online trader who requested that his identity be kept secret. The anonymous trader managed to collect over 100… Read More »

DX.Exchange Claims Security Vulnerability Has Been Patched

After a tumultuous few days since initially launching their trading platform, the DX.Exchange has made a statement to address the security issues that created vulnerabilities in their system. The DX.Exchange have come out to inform their users that the potentially serious security issues have now been patched and all bugs fixed. DX.Exchange “User Funds are 100% SAFU” We… Read More »

Coincheck Wins Crypto Exchange License 12 Months After Major Hack

Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, which suffered a $530 million hack in January of last year, is now a licensed entity. Monex Group, the Japan-based online brokerage firm that acquired Coincheck for $33.5 million following the cyberattack, announced Friday that the exchange is now registered with the Kanto Financial Bureau, under the country’s Payment Service Act, effective immediately. The… Read More »

WazirX and Koinex to Support the BiTorrent (BTT) Airdrop on the Tron (TRX) Network

The Tron (TRX) project received a boost this week when the two popular Indian cryptocurrency exchanges of Wirex and Koinex announced that they will be supporting the upcoming BitTorrent (BTT) airdrop. Exact Date of the Air Drop Unknown In the case of WazirX, the announcement was made via twitter and it also acknowledged that the exact date of… Read More »