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Binance Under Investigation in the US: Report

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange is said to be under investigation by the US Department of Justice and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). According to Bloomberg, government officials are digging into possible money laundering and tax infractions. The report cited individuals with knowledge of… Read More

Binance to Launch NFT Market in June

Zhao Changpeng

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, announced a forthcoming NFT market to launch this coming June. NFTs or non-fungible tokens have boomed in recent months. While in existence for years, the advent of the sale of a work of digital art by Beeple for over… Read More

Binance.US Hires Former OCC Chief Brian Brooks as New CEO

Binance.US, an offshoot of Binance – the largest crypto exchange in the world, has hired the former Comptroller of the Currency, Brian Brooks, as its new Chief Executive Officer. In a strategic coup, Brooks will now be leading Binance.US, a top ten crypto exchange, in… Read More

Digital Securities: Binance Now Offers Security Tokens of Listed Shares, Starts with Tesla

Binance has announced the launch of digital securities including fractional shares with zero commissions. The world’s largest digital asset exchange has taken a natural next step to offer investors both traditional and crypto-assets. Binance is providing the service in partnership with CM-Equity AG, licensed in… Read More

Binance Smart Chain Reaches All-Time High Transaction Volume, Binance Launchpad Announces Support for Tokocrypto

The blockchain-based decentralized applications (dApp) industry has seen “tremendous” growth, according to a report from DappRadar. There’s been a 639% increase in active wallets across all blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT)-enabled platforms during Q1 2020. The report reveals that there were around 458,000 daily… Read More

Binance Forced to Temporarily Suspend Withdrawals due to Record Levels of Platform Activity after Elon Musk Adds Bitcoin to his Twitter Bio

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange in terms of volume and scope of operations, recently revealed that a sudden rush of new users on its platform had put its systems under a lot of stress and overload, leading it to temporarily suspend withdrawals. Binance… Read More

Binance Launchpool Introduces Bitcoin Hashrate Token as Cryptocurrency Market Cap Surpasses $1 Trillion Mark

Binance Launchpool, a new project aimed at bringing the decentralized finance (DeFi) experience to Binance users and where traders can earn new token rewards in exchange for staking, has launched its first project this year – which is called the Bitcoin Standard Hashrate Token (BTCST)…. Read More

Binance CEO Predicts that in 2021 Bitcoin (BTC) and Other Digital Assets will Keep Rising and be at “Pinnacle of Positive Change”

Zhao Changpeng

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, says it remains committed to innovating in 2021 in an increasingly “decentralized” world. Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao or CZ has shared his thoughts and reflections looking back at 2020 and the firm’s goals for the new year. Zhao… Read More

Binance Partners with Fintech focused Blockchain Firm Chiliz to Offer Fan Tokens for Teams like FC Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Others

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, has partnered with a Fintech-focused blockchain firm, called Chiliz, which provides various sports and entertainment services. Binance, which claims it was an early investor in Chiliz, has now extended the partnership with additional investments – which will focus… Read More

Binance Launchpool Introduces the Unifi Protocol DAO, a Multi-Chain Smart Contract based DeFi Solution

Binance Launchpool, a new project designed to bring the decentralized finance (DeFi) experience to the crypto exchange’s users, has introduced a project, called Unifi Protocol DAO (distributed autonomous organization), which is “a working multi-chain smart-contract based DeFi solution.” As explained by the Binance team, Unifi… Read More

Binance Predicts that Centralized Crypto Exchanges will Eventually be Replaced by More Decentralized or Non-Custodial Trading Platforms

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, has noted in its weekly crypto market report that for most of the past week, Bitcoin (BTC) had been trading between the relatively tight $13,300 and $13,900 range. But then, over the span of just 48 hours, the… Read More

Binance Launchpool Introduces Venus Protocol, a DeFi focused Money Market Lending and Credit System

Binance Launchpool, which is managed by Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, has introduced the Venus Protocol (XVS), which is described as an algorithmic money market system developed “to bring a complete decentralized finance-based lending and credit system” onto Binance Smart Chain (a blockchain… Read More

Binance Futures Reports $1 Trillion in Crypto Derivatives Trading Volume

Zhao Changpeng

Binance Futures, a crypto derivatives exchange, is reporting $1 trillion in trading volume – year to date. Binance Futures started a year ago in September 2019 and claims title as the market leader. Binance Futures is part of Binance – the world’s largest digital asset… Read More

Binance Launches Innovation Zone where Certain Traders will be Allowed to Trade Risky Cryptocurrencies including DeFi Tokens

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, has launched what it calls the “Innovation Zone,” which will permit certain users to trade newer cryptocurrency token offerings directly from their Binance account, while protecting “less suited” traders from being exposed to the potential risks that come… Read More

Binance Introduces $100 Million Decentralized Finance or DeFi Fund for “High-Quality” Projects

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, is launching a $100 million seed fund in order to “empower” emerging initiatives in the decentralized finance (DeFi) space. These DeFi projects will run on the Binance Smart Chain, a new blockchain network launched by the exchange to support… Read More

Binance CEO Admits Exchange has to List Risky DeFi Coins, otherwise Traffic Goes to Others, Making them “Obsolete”

Zhao Changpeng

Changpeng Zhao or “CZ”, the CEO at Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, has admitted that the trading platform must list new coins, regardless of whether it’s completely sure of the legitimacy of their business model, in order to remain competitive. Zhao noted: “If… Read More

Decentralized or Non-Custodial Crypto Exchange Aggregator 1inch Secures $2.8 Million in Capital via Round Led by Binance Labs

Decentralized or non-custodial crypto exchange (DEX) aggregator 1inch.exchange has reportedly secured $2.8 million in capital via an external investment round that was led by Binance Labs. FTX, Galaxy Digital, Dragonfly Capital, and several other investors also took part in the 1inch’s round. Loi Luu, the… Read More

Binance Makes Mining Easy with New Mining Pool Option

Crypto exchange Binance has launched “Binance Pool,” a mining platform that is described as being dedicated to the development of the global crypto mining industry and empowering miners. Binance Pool is integrated into the growing Binance ecosystem, allowing users access to its suite of derivatives products… Read More

BUSD: Binance Partners with BitPay on Stablecoin Payments

Crypto exchange Binance has partnered with BitPay, a provider of blockchain payment services, to “drive adoption of Binance’s stablecoin, BUSD. According to a note from Binance, BitPay will enable merchants to accept BUSD around the world. Support for BUSD in the BitPay wallet goes live… Read More

It’s Official: Binance Buys CoinMarketCap for Undisclosed Amount

Binance has officially announced its acquisition of CoinMarketCap. It was reported earlier this week that an announcement of the purchase was pending. The rumored purchase price placed the acquisition at around $400 million making it one of the biggest crypto-focused acquisitions to date. Binance did not… Read More

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