CoinMarketCap Under Fire, Crypto Index Revamps Exchange Listings

The crypto world’s most used cryptocurrency index, CoinMarketCap, has recently been under the line of fire lately for its protocols. Now, CoinMarketCap addresses issues, at least some of them. It all started with Reddit… We’re happy to announce our new subreddit! Please join the discussion at https://t.co/FQowKFktV5. — CoinMarketCap (@CoinMarketCap) July 9, 2018 CoinMarketCap Adopts […]

OKCoin Exchange Opens in California, More US States Coming “Soon”

OKCoin in California: OKCoin, an international cryptocurrency exchange, just announced that it has launched a branch within the US market offering cryptocurrency trading services between USD and several cryptocurrencies. According to the company’s website, the crypto exchange has already launched in California and is working on getting its services approved in other states. Each state has […]

Robinhood Exchange Adds Support for Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash

Robinhood Exchange: Robinhood, the Financial services mobile app which launched in February of this year, has just announced further developments on its platform. Robinhood has now added support for Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Currently, the Robinhood platform reaches 5 million users and the goal of the Fintech Startup is to “further expand our coin […]

Another Hack! Bancor Exchange has $23.5 M Stolen

Bancor hack: On Monday, the cryptocurrency world saw another hack. Crypto exchange Bancor — an Israel-Switzerland company — had $ 23.5 million worth of three different cryptocurrencies stolen. Its services include a wallet with a built-in exchange service and according to Bancor, no wallets were compromised but “a wallet used to upgrade some smart contracts was.” The breakdown […]

Swiss Stock Exchange to Launch Blockchain-based Trading Platform

Switzerland is on its way in becoming a powerhouse leader in the blockchain industry. The Swiss Stock Exchange–also known as SIX–announced on Friday (July 6) its intentions to build a blockchain-based trading exchange fully integrated for the “settlement and custody infrastructure for digital assets.” According to the exchange, the SIX Digital Exchange will become the […]

Winklevoss Twins Hire NYSE Exec to Oversee Crypto Exchange Gemini

Winklevoss twins hire NYSE executive: The Winklevoss twins have turned to an executive from the New York Stock Exchange, hiring Mr. Robert Cornish to oversee Gemini’s use of Smarts.  Gemini, the Winklevoss’ crypto exchange, has been in action since 2015, and adding Cornish to its team marks another instance of how crypto exchanges are looking to […]

Huobi Launches US Exchange HBUS – Registrations are Already Happening!

Huobi launches US exchange HBUS: Cryptocurrency exchange HBUS has officially opened for business in the US. Linked with the world’s fourth-largest crypto exchange Huobi, HBUS will signal a foothold in another major global market for Huobi. HBUS is a “strategic partner” of Singapore-based enterprise and will not formally operate under the Huobi brand. CEO of […]

Binance Exchange Suspends Trading – SAFU Initiated

Binance trading suspension: 13 hours ago, Binance announced that it would go through another ‘system maintenance,’ which resulted in another suspension of trading on its platform for an extended period of time. A week and a half ago, the major cryptocurrency exchange went through a similar event that resulted in the suspension of the exchange […]

Huobi Crypto Exchange Launches in Australia

Huobi Australia: The world’s fourth-largest cryptocurrency exchange by its daily trade volume, Huobi, just announced that it is launching its exchange in Australia today, July 5th. Huobi Australia The trading pairs on the new Australian platform are set to be phased in throughout Thursday starting at 10:00 AM Sydney time.  The ten pairs that will be […]

Australian Crypto Exchange to Enable Ripple Trading This Week!

Independent Reserve trades Ripple: Cryptocurrencies elicit positive and negative reactions. Investors love them for their innovation and ability to make cash quickly. Without crypto exchanges supporting their growth, however, certain currencies would have gone under, mostly due to suspicion and speculation. Take Ripple (XRP), for instance. Over time, XRP has become a fan favorite, and yet, large […]

The Number of Exchange Heists is Growing

We are through the first half of 2018 and already Reuters has estimated that there has been roughly $ 761 million worth of cryptocurrency stolen from exchanges. The number of exchange heists is growing. This is an increase of nearly three times the amount stolen from exchanges last year— $ 266 million, and it seems the battle […]