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UK MP Stephen Hammond to Advise Cryptocurrency Exchange IronX

Stephen Hammond, a Member of Parliament and current Member of the UK Treasury Select Committee, has agreed to advise IronX on government relations.  IronX is a cryptocurrency exchange that “aims to bring crypto trading to the mass retail market. IronX has also reported the successful… Read More

Barclays Suspends Work on Crypto Trading Platform

International banking and investment conglomerate Barclays has suspended its internal study into the possible creation of a cryptocurrency trading desk within the organization, according to a story in Financial News London. Earlier this year, rumours surfaced that Barclays had assembled a team of four executives tasked… Read More

Hacked Japanese Crypto Exchange Zaif Acquired, Says it Will Compensate Users Though No Date Set

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif has announced that its acquisition by “investment support services” firm FISCO has been finalized and says it will compensate users affected by a $60 million dollar hack that occurred September 14th: “On 10 October, the Company concluded the business of our virtual currency… Read More

CIBC Has Frozen $28 Million of Vancouver Crypto Exchange’s Funds Since January

Vancouver-based cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX has been defending itself in court for the release of $28 million dollars in customer funds frozen by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) since January, the Globe and Mail reports. According to court documents filed by CIBC in the… Read More

Circle Launches Poloniex App for Trading, Adds Circle Research to Provide Users with Crypto Research

Fast moving Fintech Circle has launched a few new products. First, Circle has released a new mobile App for both iOS and Android for Poloniex users to be able to trade cryptocurrency anytime – anywhere. Even better, the native app is both localized and available… Read More

Proof of Transaction: Tau Crypto Exchange Expects to Launch with Almost 32,000 Accounts

TAU Exchange (TAU-X), a new entrant into the increasingly crowded cryptocurrency marketplace, says it is scheduled to launch on October 18th with around 32,000 accounts (or wallets) due to “an overwhelming amount of interest from the public.” TAU Exchange says that it will not use… Read More

Blockchain Development Company Trinkler Software Launches New Cross-Chain Crypto Exchange “Agora Trade”

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Trinkler Software AG, a blockchain development company founded by Reto Trinkler, who was recently named to the Forbes 30 under 30 of 2018, announced on Thursday the official launch of Agora Trade, which is a community-owned crypto-to-crypto exchange that offers non-custodial, cross-blockchain cryptocurrency trading with free off-chain… Read More

Adjunct to Its Investigation of Banks, Brazil Antitrust Body Orders Crypto Exchanges to Answer Survey or Face Large Fines

Ten Brazilian cryptocurrency exchanges and one OTC (over-the-counter/private) dealer have until the 19th of October to answer a questionnaire from that country’s anti-trust authority, and could face fines of up to  $25 000 USD if they fail to respond, Portal do Bitcoin reports. The Brazilian… Read More

Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Announces Official Partnership with Unnamed “Big Five Bank”

One of Canada’s main cryptocurrency exchanges, Toronto-based Coinsquare, has announced it has secured a banking partnership with on of Canada’s top five banks. The bank has so far gone unnamed. In a press release issued to announce the venture, Coinsquare says it is, “one of… Read More

Erik Voorhees, CEO of ShapeShift, Defends Against Money Laundering Accusations in WSJ Article

On September 28th, WSJ.com published an article on cryptocurrency entitled “How Dirty Money Disappears into the Black Hole of Cryptocurrency.” Authors Justin Scheck and Shane Shifflett slammed crypto exchange Shapeshift as complicit in illicit trades deemed to be attempts to launder money with with crypto. Yesterday, Erik Voorhees,… Read More

Shade: Cobinhood Says Coinbase is Catching up to its ICO Platform with More Altcoin Listings

As we reported last week, Coinbase has announced a process where any and all altcoins can apply to list and trade on the growing Coinbase platform. Currently, the application process is free and Coinbase aptly notes that accepted crypto will be regulatory compliant and only… Read More

Japan Self Regulatory Group to Advise Limits on Online Crypto Storage by Exchanges after Second Large Hack

A self-regulatory group created to sustain Japan’s cryptocurrency sector is tightening rules on how much cryptocurrency exchanges are allowed to store in “hot wallets” connected directly to the Internet, Japan Times reports. The change is being advised about two weeks after hackers stole $60 million… Read More

Coinbase Creates Path for Altcoins to Trade on its Digital Asset Exchange

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Coinbase has announced a new path for altcoin creators to apply to trade on the crypto exchange. Shared in a blog post yesterday, Coinbase stated: “Today we’re announcing a new process that will allow us to rapidly list most digital assets that are compliant with… Read More

Zaif Crypto Exchange Given Two Days to Explain $60 Million Hack to Japan Regulators

A local division of Japan’s Finance Ministry has given the company Tech Bureau two days to explain the causes of and company response to a $60 million hack on the Zaif crypocurrency exchange that took place last weekend. On Friday September 14th, hackers spent two… Read More

Korean Coinnest Crypto Exchange Execs Indicted for Taking Bribe to List S Coin

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The CEO of Korean crypto exchange Coinnest, who is reportedly already on trial for embezzling customer funds, has now been indicted for taking a bribe to list a controversial crypto coin called S Coin, Korea IT Times reports. The CEO of S Coin has also… Read More

Action in Japan After $60 Million Zaif Crypto Exchange Hack

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The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) and a crypto industry self-regulatory body have both taken action following last week’s $60 million hack on licensed Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif, Cointelegraph reports. The hack, which has been publicly acknowledged by the company, took place over two hours on Friday,… Read More

Japan Crypto Exchange Zaif Hacked for $60 Million

A licensed crypto exchange in Japan has been hacked for an estimated 6.7 billion yen ($60 million USD), two-thirds of which belonged to customers, Nikkei Asian Review reports. The exchange, Zaif, which is licensed in Japan, reportedly did not discover the hack for three days. Three… Read More

Former MD at CME Group Joins Digital Asset Exchange Seed CX

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Digital asset exchange Seed CX has hired John Hart as the company’s Chief Information Officer. What is interesting about this hire is the fact that prior to joining Seed CX, Hart was the Managing Director of Technology Engineering for the CME Group where he worked on… Read More

Crypto Asset Exchange CoinBene Partners with the McAfee Alliance

CoinBene, a cryptocurrency asset exchange, has formed a partnership with the McAfee Alliance, founded by John McAfee, to “promote transparency, corporate responsibility, and self-regulation in the cryptocurrency markets.” The McAfee Alliance seeks to “unite the cryptoverse, promote transparency and fairness, to  combat perceived corruption of… Read More

Tokenomy Exchange Launches with Trading in Four Digital Currencies & 53 Trading Pairs

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Singapore based Tokenomy has announced the full launch of Tokenomy Exchange, a cryptocurrency token exchange that is described as addressing the “:challenges associated with launching an ICO.” Tokenomy Exchange now provides a trading platform for four digital currencies; BTC, ETH, USDT and its own TEN Token,… Read More

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