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Bitcoin Adoption Still in Early Growth Phase as Relatively Small Percentage of People Invested in Crypto-Assets: Report

The Bitcoin market has evolved “dramatically” since its launch in 2009, according to an update from Kraken. The team at Kraken notes that what was once an “intimately small” group of tech enthusiasts has grown into a global community of investors. Some 40 million crypto… Read More

Kraken Remains Committed to Accelerating Crypto Adoption, Despite Layoffs, Exiting Japan

There has never been a “dull moment” in crypto, and this year was no exception, the team at Kraken noted. In 2022, Kraken celebrated 11 years of their mission “to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can… Read More

NFTs: Kraken NFT Adds RENGA Black Box, Invisible Friends, Great Goats, Other Collections

The team at Kraken has announced that they have added ten new NFT collections to Kraken NFT for our current beta testers to explore, collect and trade. After revealing the first 70 collections earlier this year, and dozens more over the past few weeks, Kraken… Read More

Bitcoin Taproot Address Supported on Kraken

Digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to announce that their crypto trading platform now supports withdrawals to Taproot (Bech32m) Bitcoin addresses. Taproot is “an upgrade to the Bitcoin protocol that aims to improve the privacy and efficiency of the world’s first and largest cryptocurrency.” Taproot… Read More

Kraken to Slash Employee Count by 1100 Individuals

Kraken, the third largest crypto exchange according to Coinmarketcap, has decided to reduce its workforce by 1100 employees representing approximately 30% of its headcount. The reduction in employees was revealed in a blog post today by Kraken CEO and co-founder Jesse Powell. Powell said the… Read More

Senator Ron Wyden, Chairman of Senate Finance Committee – Presses Crypto Exchanges on Risk, Consumer Protection

  Senator Ron Wyden, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance, has sent letters to several crypto exchanges which operate in the US pressing them on consumer protection concerns in the wake of the bankruptcy of FTX. Senator Wyden contacted the following crypto exchanges; … Read More

Kraken Settles with US Department of Treasury, Pays $362K Penalty

Crypto exchange Kraken has settled with the US Department of Treasury, which had alleged sanction violations. Falling under the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Kraken has agreed to pay $362,158.70 to settle a possible civil liability for claimed violations of the Iranian Transactions and… Read More

Kraken to Allow Digital Asset Investors to Enhance Crypto Portfolios with Recurring Buys

The team at Kraken says you can keep calm and HODL on, because recurring buys are now available on the Kraken app. This new feature lets you “schedule your crypto purchases quickly and easily, which saves you time and can help ease the stress of… Read More

Digital Assets: Kraken Announces Support for The Graph (GRT) Staking

The team at Kraken notes that they’re pleased to announce that their crypto trading platform now supports staking for The Graph (GRT) holders, From the Earn section of your Kraken account or from your Pro mobile app, you’ll be “able to stake your GRT holdings… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Kraken Claims its Committed to Ensuring Transparency and Trust

Given the current discussion regarding solvency, the team at Kraken wanted to explain the systems they have in place “to ensure that assets on [their] exchange are readily available to you at any time and especially during times of uncertainty.” First, it is important to… Read More

Digital Asset Platform Kraken Now Supports TOKE, MOVR, PHA Crypto Trading for US, Canada

Following Kraken’s listings of Altair (AIR), Basilisk (BSX), Bifrost (BNC), Karura (KAR), KILT (KILT), Kintsugi (KINT), Moonriver (MOVR), Phala (PHA) and Tokemak (TOKE) for most countries, Kraken is pleased to announce “the availability of these tokens for residents of the United States and Canada.” Funding… Read More

Kraken CEO Jesse Powell to be Replaced by COO Dave Ripley

Kraken, a top five crypto exchange operating in the US, has announced that Kraken CEO Jesse Powell will step down and be replaced by current COO Dave Ripley. In a blog post, Kraken explained that after a “rigorous” search Ripley was selected for the CEO… Read More

Ethereum Fork: Kraken Supports EthereumPoW (ETHW) Trading, Token Distribution

Digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to announce that their platform now supports EthereumPoW (ETHW). As mentioned in an update posted on September 16 by Kraken, ETHW trading “is live and the ETHW token has been distributed to eligible clients.” A further announcement will be… Read More

Ethereum After The Merge: More ETH Expected to be Destroyed than Created, Report Claims

We’re quickly approaching (or have already followed through with) The Merge, the most notable upgrade in Ethereum’s history and “a crucial turning point for the wider crypto industry,” according to an update from digital asset firm Kraken. As the Ethereum blockchain transitions from proof-of-work (PoW)… Read More

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Other Crypto-Asset Prices Decline Significantly: Report

After July’s green candles, August 2022 resumed a downward trend for crypto-assets across the board, the team at Kraken noted in a new report. Bitcoin, Ethereum and the rest of the crypto market “saw negative returns for the month.” Prices of BTC (-14%) and ETH… Read More

Digital Assets: Kraken Adds Trading Support for ALPHA, BLZ, BOBA, Other Crypto Tokens

Digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to announce that their crypto trading platform now supports Alpha Venture DAO (ALPHA), Bluzelle (BLZ), Boba Network (BOBA), Celer Network (CELR), Nodle (NODL), Polkastarter (POLS), Marlin (POND), TrueFi (TRU) and Chain (XCN). Funding is now live, and trading was… Read More

Digital Assets: Kraken Now Supports Trading with Basilisk (BSX)

Digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to announce that Basilisk (BSX) has begun trading on their platform. Clients can add BSX to their Kraken accounts “by navigating to Funding, selecting Basilisk, and then Deposit.” Trading with this token started on August 11, 2022. According to… Read More

Crypto Market Report: ETH Surged 57.1% MoM while BTC Rose 16.9% in Same Period

The cryptocurrency and blockchain industry faced headwinds in recent months as May’s collapse of the Terra ecosystem took its toll on many other market participants. In June and July of this year, major crypto lending platforms (including Celsius, BlockFi, Voyager and Vauld) took drastic measures… Read More

Digital Assets: Crust Shadow (CSM) Trading Now Supported by Kraken

The team at digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to confirm that their crypto trading platform now supports Crust Shadow (CSM). Customers may now choose to add CSM to their Kraken accounts by simply “navigating to Funding, selecting the asset, and then Deposit.” Trading will… Read More

Kraken Is Offering Expanded Margin Pairs for BTC, XRP, ETH, MATIC, LINK, DOGE, SOL, MANA

The team at digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to announce that their crypto trading platform now supports new margin pairs “for Bitcoin (BTC), Ripple (XRP), Ethereum (ETH), Polygon (MATIC), Chainlink (LINK), Dogecoin (DOGE), Solana (SOL) and Decentraland (MANA)!” Margin trading is now available for… Read More

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