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ASX-listed Company, Byte Power Group, Pays Fine to ASIC Following Launch of Crypto Exchange

The Australia Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has issued a statement regarding payment of a fine by Byte Power Group Limited. Byte Power, a company that is engaged in diverse businesses such as food and wine and power management, paid ASIC $33,000 after the regulator issued an… Read More

New Zealand Police Say They’re Making “Excellent Progress” Investigating Hack on Cryptopia Exchange; Experts Question Those Claims

Police in New Zealand have issued a press release stating their investigation of a prolonged hack on the Cryptopia cryptocurrency exchange, “is progressing well and advancing on several fronts.” But according to online publication Stuff, Auckland University associate professor of commercial law, Alex Sims, has contradicted those… Read More

Indian Hospital Confirms Death of QuadrigaCX Crypto Exchange CEO, $190 Million Still Missing

The hospital in Jaipur, Rajasthan, where Canadian crypto exchange CEO Gerald Cotten spent his last hours has confirmed that he died there from a heart attack caused by complications from Crohn’s disease, Times of India reports. Cotten’s untimely death may also have devastating consequences for… Read More

QuadrigaCX, Once Canada’s Largest Crypto Exchange, Gets Bankruptcy Protection. Meanwhile, One Report Claims Founder Filed Will Less than 2 Weeks Prior to His Demise

Is QuadrigaCX Safe? “QuadrigaCX has been developed by some of the foremost leaders in the crypto currency community, and employs some of the most stringent security protocols that currently exist. Furthermore, Bitcoins that are funded in QuadrigaCX are stored in cold storage, using some of… Read More

Report: Steeply Discounted Circle Shares for Sale on SharesPost

Private shares for “global crypto finance company” Circle that sold in a Series E fundraise last May for $16.23 each are reportedly available for sale on SharesPost now for $3.80, The Block reports. The May raise put Circle’s valuation at $3.01 billion. Though The Block… Read More

Research Suggests QuadrigaCX Crypto Exchange’s Story of Lost Wallets Untrue

Claims by current operators of the Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX that the company has “lost” cold wallets containing more than $150 million in crypto are being disputed by a researcher at the Zerononsense blog. QuadrigaCX filed for creditor protection last week, and according to Zerononsense,… Read More

Trust Wallet, Official Mobile Wallet of Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance, Joins Foundation for Interwallet Operability

The Foundation for Interwallet Operability (FIO) and FIO Protocol, an inter-wallet operability protocol that makes it easier to move tokens and coins, has announced that Trust Wallet, the official mobile wallet of cryptocurrency exchange Binance, has joined the Foundation. Trust Wallet was acquired by Binance… Read More

Coinpulse Crypto Exchange Shutting Down Next Week “Until Further Notice”

Coinpulse, a “community-based” cryptocurrency exchange launched at the end of June 2018, has published an “urgent notice” advising all users to withdraw their tokens by February 7th, 2019, when the exchange will be closed for “maintenance until further notice.” The January 31, 2019, notice states… Read More

Canadian Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX Files for Credit Protection, Says it Can’t Find Cold Wallets

The board at beleaguered Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX has issued a notice on the exchange’s website stating that the company has filed for credit protection and is struggling to “…locate and secure our very significant cryptocurrency reserves held in cold wallets…(which) are required to satisfy… Read More

Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Lays Off Additional 40% of Employees

In an effort to better “manage its resources,” Canadian crypto exchange Coinsquare laid off 40% of its workforce yesterday, Canadian-startup news outlet BetaKit reports. The latest layoffs reportedly follow a 20% cutback on employees undertaken by Coinsquare last July. According to Coinsquare CEO Cole Diamond,… Read More

Stuttgart Stock Exchange Enables Cryptocurrency Trading with Bison Launch, Plans EU Expansion

Boerse Stuttgart Group has officially launched their long-anticipated crypto asset trading platform: Bison. The regulated stock exchange has released an App after a year of development, available for both iOS and Android, to enable the trading of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin. This is a no-fee trading… Read More

Prolonged Hack on New Zealand Cryptopia Exchange Continues

Researchers at blockchain forensics firm Elementus who extensively documented the days- long, $16 million USD hack against New Zealand-based crypto exchange Cryptopia two weeks ago now claim that the same hacker has struck again at Cryptopia. According to Elementus, “Though Cryptopia remains silent…” about the… Read More

Due to Lack of Liquidity, Crypto Exchange Liqui Shuts Down

While there seems to be a newly minted crypto exchange or marketplace minted every week, today we learn about on that is shutting down. In a “Dear Users” post, Liqui announced that its “Crypto Exchange journey” had come to an end. Due to insufficient liquidity… Read More

Crypto Exchange HubrisOne Readies Equity Crowdfunding Round in the UK

According to a note from the company, cryptocurrency exchange HubrisOne will launch an equity crowdfunding offer on an equity crowdfunding platform this week. The offering will first be launched to insiders that have downloaded the App. While HubrisOne posted on Medium in December the offering… Read More

Huobi Derivative Market Adds Litecoin to Trading Options

As expected, Huobi Derivative Market (Huobi DM)  has added Litecoin (LTC) to their crypto asset contract service. Traders will now be able to go long or short the crypto. Ripple is next on their list. Huobi is making a big push to become the largest… Read More

To Boost Trader Interest, Huobi Drops Fees for Institutions and High Volume Crypto Traders

Huobi Global has dropped their fees “in order to better serve the needs of institutional and professional traders.” As of yesterday, transaction fees are as low as 0.015% for “makers” and 0.025% for “takers” for very high volume transactions. Before the drop in fees, all… Read More

Spain: Finance Regulator Blacklists Unauthorized Crypto Exchange

Spain’s finance regulator, The Comision Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV), has blacklisted a purported crypto and Forex brokerage called FX Trading corporation after the CNMV determined the company was facilitating “asset” trades for Spanish investors without being licensed to do so in the country,… Read More

Analysts Claim Cryptopia Exchange Watched Powerless for Days as Hackers “Drained” $16 Million from Crypto Hot Wallets

Blockchain data analysis firm Elementus has published stunning claims regarding last week’s hack on the New Zealand Cryptopia cryptocurrency exchange. Little information regarding the scope or nature of the attack has so far been issued by Cryptopia itself or New Zealand police. Two days ago,… Read More

Transparency Report: Shapeshift Crypto Wallet Company Received 60 Subpoenas (or Equivalent) Last Year

Crypto wallet and trading app provider Shapeshift has disclosed that it received 60 requests for information from law enforcement agencies across the globe last year. The company says it is providing the data on law enforcement inquiries in the interest of transparency and to distinguish… Read More

Huobi Derivative Market Reports Volume Surpassing $20 Billion

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Huobi Derivative Market (Huobi DM) reports that trading volume recently surpassed USD $20 billion. Huobi DM says that trading volume topped $10 billion during the first full month of operations. The company notes that trading growth comes at a time of slowing crypto activity. Huobi… Read More

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