Tag Archives: Exchanges

Japanese Crypto Exchange Coincheck Granted a License, a Year after $530 Million Hack

Nearly one year after a $0.5 billion hacking incident, Coincheck has been handed a cryptocurrency exchange license. In a statement, the exchange’s operator indicated that beginning January 11, 2019, it is now registered as a cryptocurrency exchange agency with the Kanto Financial Bureau, the overseeing regulator. This is the first time Coincheck will be operating as a licensed… Read More »

OKEx Opens Margin Trading for Tron (TRX) With 3x Leverage

The cryptocurrency exchange of OKEx began margin trading for the Tron (TRX) cryptocurreny just yesterday, January 10th, at 4am (UTC). The announcement went on to state that the available leverage was as follows. We will make the following changes at 5am Jan 10, 2019 (CET, UTC+1) in order to provide you a better trading experience: 1. Launch of… Read More »

Thai Finance Ministry Awards Licenses to 4 Crypto Firms, Rejects 2

Thailand’s Ministry of Finance has granted digital asset business licenses to four crypto firms, while rejecting two other applications. The news was announced Tuesday by the country’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which clarified that crypto businesses are regulated under the “Emergency Decree on Digital Asset Businesses B.E. 2561 (2018).” The four firms receiving licenses include three crypto… Read More »

Dx.Exchange Has Serious Security Weaknesses that Could be Easily Criminalized

When the Dx.Exchange platform launched earlier this week, it was met with much fanfare and exposure across the financial news arena. However, major problems are already afoot. An online trader checking out the platform’s security hygiene came across a number of security issues and said that the exchange could be “criminalized super-easy.” The exchange had a soft launch… Read More »

IOTA Partners with Crypto Storage AG To Power Institutional-Grade MIOTA Token Storage

Earlier today, Crypto Storage AG, a subsidiary of Crypto Finance AG, announced a partnership with the IOTA Foundation to offer the first multi-signature storage solution for high volumes of the MIOTA tokens worldwide. This solution is ideal for financial intermediaries and other IOTA partners working on different aspects of the project. Of particular interest, is that the new… Read More »

Thailand Opens Doors to Crypto, First Four Exchanges Approved by SEC

Divisions are forming across Asia with regards to cryptocurrencies. Some nations such as China are constantly stomping on anything to do with crypto assets but others, Thailand being the latest, are opening their digital doors to the fledgling industry.Thai SEC Approves Crypto ExchangesThailand started out with a heavy handed approach to cryptocurrencies proposing crippling taxes on trading and… Read More »

Calling Crypto a ‘Harsh Mistress,’ ShapeShift Announces Major Layoffs

ShapeShift exchange has become the latest in a string of cryptocurrency and blockchain companies to announce major layoffs due to the ongoing cryptocurrency bear market. In a Medium post entitled “Overcoming ShapeShift’s Crypto Winter and the Path Ahead,” Erik Voorhees detailed several different factors behind the change of course and stated that one-third of the workforce is being… Read More »

NANO and Its Core Members Served With Another Lawsuit Due to the BitGrail Hack

News reaching Ethereum World News indicate that the Nano (NANO) Cryptocurrency project and its core members have been served with another lawsuit linked to the BitGrail Hack that happened in early February 2018. With approximately $180 Million lost during the hack, the new class action suit alleges that NANO and its core members violated federal securities laws and… Read More »

Bitrue to Add 4 New XRP Base Pairs This Week

The team at Bitrue Crypto Exchange have announced that they will be adding 4 more trading pairs with XRP as the base. The digital assets that will now be paired with XRP are DistrictOx (DNT), Pundi X (NPXS), Propy (PRO) and HOT. The tweet making the announcement can be found below. 🎉#2 Week of 2019 @BitrueOfficial 🎉 We’re happy… Read More »