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TRM Labs Teams Up with Crypto Exchange Swyftx to Combat Scams in Australia

TRM Labs, the enabler of blockchain intelligence solutions, and Australian crypto exchange Swyftx, launched a world-first trial today that “will pay crypto users to protect themselves against fraudsters through training and by enabling stronger security features to protect their accounts.” The program offers AUD $10… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Bybit Now Claims 20M Registered Users

Bybit, a globally-accessible cryptocurrency exchange, is pleased to announce a new milestone in its growth journey: surpassing 20 million registered users. According to the firm, this milestone underscores Bybit‘s position “at the forefront of the crypto industry, celebrating its 5th anniversary this December.” Since its… Read More

Loss of Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Considered a “Wake-Up Call” for Crypto, According to Industry Professional

Stefan Rust, CEO of independent economic data aggregator Truflation, says that the resignation of Binance founder Changpeng Zhao or “CZ” as part of the exchange’s settlement with US authorities marks a “sad” day that should “serve as a clarion call for the build-out of decentralized… Read More

Kraken Responds to SEC Allegations, Says that SEC Demands Compliance with Regime that “Does Not Exist”

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a complaint alleging that Kraken operates as “an unregistered securities exchange, broker, and clearing house.” Kraken says they disagree and intend “to vigorously defend their position in court.” The news has no impact “on the products they… Read More

CertiK’s Poloniex Hack Analysis: Second-Largest Hot Wallets Private Key Compromise Detected in 2023, $173M Lost in Security Incidents

Earlier this month, crypto exchange Poloniex was hacked. At the time of the hack, there was not enough information available to determine the real extent of the damage caused by the security breach. However, the team at Certik has now provided a detailed analysis of… Read More

Bybit Makes Digital Asset Markets More Accessible with Dedicated Broker Program

Bybit, which claims to be one of the most visited crypto exchanges, is pleased to announce the launch of its dedicated Broker Program, “welcoming white-label exchanges, asset management platforms, trading terminals, trading platforms, strategy aggregators, and trading firms seeking to dive into the world of… Read More

OKX, CoinShares, Komainu Introduce Trading of Segregated Assets Under Custody for Institutional Clients

OKX, a cryptocurrency exchange and Web3 technology company, has collaborated with regulated digital asset custody service provider Komainu and CoinShares (Nasdaq Stockholm: CS), a European alternative asset manager specializing in digital assets, to empower CoinShares “to conduct 24/7 trading through the OKX platform while assets… Read More

Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Reports “Minor” Information Security Incident

Bitfinex announces that it has resolved a minor information security incident, discovered earlier this week. A “small” portion of Bitfinex‘s customer support boards, which “held partial, incomplete and stale information was accessed by an individual or group, through the phishing of a customer support agent… Read More

Coinbase Reports Strong Q3, Aims to Invest in Digital Asset Services that Expand On-Chain Utility

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) reports that Q3 was a strong quarter for the digital asset firm. In a letter addressed to Coinbase shareholders, the firm says that amid multi-year low levels of volatility, they are pleased with their financial results. Although the company has generated a net… Read More

Digital Assets: Zodia Markets Receives Registration as a VASP in Ireland

Zodia Markets, the Standard Chartered backed digital asset exchange and brokerage platform, announces that it has “received its registration as a Virtual Asset Service Provider (VASP) by the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI).” This follows on from the firm “receiving cryptoasset registration from the UK’s… Read More

Binance Appoints Kyrylo Khomiakov to Key Executive Role for Asian Markets

Binance, which is being sued by US regulators for a wide range of issues while also facing major operational challenges globally, announces that Kyrylo Khomiakov, Binance’s Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) General Manager, has been appointed the Regional Head for both the CEE and Central… Read More

Blockchain Adoption: CoinList Survey Provides Insights on How Incentivized Testnets Should Be Implemented

CoinList, the crypto launchpad and exchange that provides access to established crypto assets, recently conducted a survey of over 500 validators and testnet participants in order to gain insight “into their preferences and inform their future initiatives.” Testing crypto products and protocols “requires active community… Read More

BingX Debuts Wealth Products, Offering New Asset Management Solutions for Crypto Users

Global cryptocurrency exchange BingX has announced the launch of BingX Wealth, its latest suite of financial products tailored for asset management. This new endeavor by BingX seeks to address a broad spectrum of users’ asset management needs, enhancing their platform’s user experience and diversifying strategies…. Read More

Kraken Remains Focused on European Markets, Secures EU E-Money License

Kraken, one of the “longest-standing” crypto platforms, announced it has received authorization from the Central Bank of Ireland as an E-Money Institution (EMI). In addition, Kraken has also “registered with the Bank of Spain as a Virtual Asset Service Provider (VASP).” These authorizations highlight Kraken’s… Read More

Binance “Fully” Exits Russian Markets with Sale to CommEX

Binance, which is being sued by US regulators for a wide range of issues along with facing other major compliance and operational challenges, has entered into an agreement to sell the entirety of its Russia business to CommEX. To ensure a smooth process for existing… Read More

Hackers Steal $200m from Hong Kong Crypto Firm Mixin

Hong Kong-based crypto firm Mixin announced that hackers have managed to steal around $200 million from its database. In a post on social media platform X, the company, which describes itself as a network for transferring digital assets, said the database of Mixin Network’s cloud… Read More

Digital Asset Firm HTX Partners with Blockchain Security Provider CertiK

HTX (previously known as Huobi), the virtual assets exchange, announced a partnership with CertiK, which is focused on blockchain security. This partnership aims “to improve HTX’s existing security infrastructure with asset and data protection by integrating CertiK’s specialized expertise.” Both HTX and CertiK will continue… Read More

Digital Currencies: Safello Introduces Apple Pay, Google Pay for Crypto Purchases

Safello, the crypto exchange in the Nordics, announces the integration of Apple Pay and Google Pay, “expanding its payment options and providing customers with a seamless and secure method to purchase cryptocurrencies.” Following Safello’s recent agreement with Worldpay, “enabling the processing of card payments for… Read More

Crypto Derivatives, Copy Trading Platform BitGet Announces $100M Fund to Make Strategic Investments

Crypto exchange Bitget has introduced a $100 million fund in order to make strategic investments in exchanges, data analytics and other initiatives. As widely reported, Bitget’s EmpowerX Fund should support efforts related to expanding and further diversifying the crypto provider’s solutions.  The fund is expected… Read More

Binance to Airdrop Up to $3M in BNB to Clients in Morocco Earthquake Region

In response to the devastation caused by the recent earthquake in Morocco, Binance Charity will airdrop up to $3 million in BNB to Binance users “identified as living in the areas affected by the tragedy.” Identification of the users will be “based on Proof of… Read More

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