Decentralized Crypto Exchange AirSwap Launches OTC Market to ‘Unlock New World of Liquidity’

Decentralized exchange AirSwap is launching the framework for over-the-counter (OTC) trading product for mainnet rollout. In an update posted on its website, AirSwap said the new product would be available “exclusively to a private beta group.” Founded in 2017, AirSwap became known for offering frictionless peer-to-peer trades for ERC20 tokens to a group of primarily

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Binance Argues it Does Not Charge 400 Bitcoin For Listing, CEO Clarifies

Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of Binance, has officially stated that the company does not charge 400 bitcoin ($2.5 million) to list cryptocurrencies on its platform. Legitimacy of the Claim Last week, cryptocurrency researcher Christopher Franko claimed that Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, has been charging cryptocurrencies a listing fee of 400 BTC to

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Americans are the Main Targets for Crypto Hackers, New Study Reveals

A research which studied user data leaks from cryptocurrency exchanges has revealed that Americans are the main targets for cryptocurrency hacks. The study was conducted by Group-IB, a Russian based computer forensics and information security firm, who revealed their findings in a report titled “2018 Cryptocurrency Exchanges-User Accounts Leaks Analysis.” The firm revealed that in

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Bitcoin Trading Platform BitMEX Hits 1 Million BTC in Daily Volume [Again]

Bitcoin investors might be suffering under the weight of one of the asset’s heaviest-ever bear markets, but for cryptocurrency derivatives exchanges like BitMEX, the mood is anything but sour. “What market downturn?,” began a press release sent from a public relations firm representing BitMEX, reporting that the Seychelles-based exchange had on Wednesday crossed 1 million

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Chinese Investor Sues OKCoin over Bitcoin Cash from Last Year’s Hard Fork

A Chinese investor has filed a lawsuit against cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin regarding more than 38 bitcoin cash that he claims the platform failed to distribute to him following last year’s hard fork, according to a charge sheet on LegalWeekly. The plaintiff, known only by the pseudonym Feng Bin, claims he was expecting to get the

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Korea’s Biggest Crypto Exchange UPbit Comes Out Clean in Audit after Raid

UPbit, currently the biggest crypto exchange in South Korea, came out clean in an audit report which proved the exchange had 100 percent of the amount its balance sheet demonstrated. Police Raid in May On May 11, as CCN reported, UPbit was raided by local authorities under the suspicion of balance sheet manipulation and inflated

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South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Re-opens Deposits & Withdrawals

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb will resume deposit and withdrawal services on Saturday at 11 am KST. The exchange had suspended all deposits and withdrawal services on its platform following the June hack on a hot wallet, which led to the loss of tokens valued at over $30 million. Hacked Crypto Exchange Bithumb Unfreezes Withdrawals

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Square Seeing ‘Real Growth’ in Bitcoin User Base: CFO

Square Inc. Chief Financial Officer Sarah Friar has hailed the impact of bitcoin support on the company as it continues to record strong growth driven primarily by its flagship Cash App, also known as Square Cash. “Rarefied Air” In a discussion with Emily Chang on Bloomberg TV, Friar remarked that the company is “super impressed”

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Coinbase Begins British Pound Support for UK Bitcoin Customers

Users at Coinbase will now be able to deposit and withdraw funds in British Pound, the San Francisco company announced on Wednesday. Until now, Coinbase UK users had to convert their cryptocurrency holdings into Euro and then into pound sterling via international transfers. The process owed costly intermediaries; for instance, SEPA fees that could go

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Bitcoin Exchange CoinJar Launches Australia’s First Cryptocurrency Index Fund

Australian bitcoin exchange CoinJar has launched the country’s first cryptocurrency index fund available to wholesale investors. CoinJar Launches Australia’s First Crypto Fund Announced on Thursday, the CoinJar Digital Currency Fund provides a convenient way for wealthy Australian investors to obtain exposure to cryptocurrencies while offloading the custodial responsibility to another entity. The Digital Currency Fund

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