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Okcoin’s Sats Mode Can List 1/100,000,000th of a BTC, Touted to Drive Adoption

Cryptocurrency platform Okcoin this week announced the launch of Sats Mode, becoming the first US-licensed exchange to show bitcoin in satoshis (sats), which are equivalent to 100 millionth of a Bitcoin. The feature enables Okcoin customers to view their Bitcoin balance and buy Bitcoin in… Read More

OKCoin Earn Adds Algorand (ALGO), Solana (SOL), Polygon (MATIC), Tron (TRX)

The team at digital assets firm OKCoin notes that now you can access 20 different cryptocurrency staking and decentralized finance (DeFi) offers right via their mobile app. This week, OKCoin is introducing four new assets on Earn: Algorand (ALGO), Solana (SOL), Polygon (MATIC) and Tron… Read More

Digital Banking Platform Innovator TechniSys Partners with OKCoin to Support Bitcoin and Other Cryptos

Digital banking platform innovator Technisys recently formed a partnership with OkCoin, a globally-accessible crypto exchange serving 190 countries, in order to help traditional banks with supporting Bitcoin (BTC) and other virtual currency services — “enabling banks to elevate the customer experience and uncover new revenue… Read More

Shiba Inu (SHIB) Token Is Now Available for Trading via Crypto Exchange OKCoin

Shiba Inu (SHIB) is now available for trading on digital asset exchange OkCoin – with some of “the lowest fees around.” OkCoin users are able to deposit, withdraw, and trade SHIB against USD via the exchange. All OkCoin clients including those in the US, except… Read More

OKCoin, the First US Licensed Exchange to Support Lightning Network Deposits, Withdrawals, Introduces LN API

OKCoin is reportedly the only US-licensed exchange to provide Lightning Network (LN) enabled deposits and withdrawals, and they’re doubling down on their commitment to the LN with their support for the recent ShellHacks hackathon and with the introduction of their Lightning API. As noted in… Read More

Polygon’s MATIC Token Now Listed on Okcoin

Cryptocurrency platform Okcoin and Polygon, an Ethereum scaling full-stack solution, this week announced the listing of Polygon’s native MATIC token on Okcoin as of Sept. 1. The listing is accompanied by an exclusive Polygon-minted NFT release from 10 members of The Most Famous Artist (TMFA)… Read More

Bitcoin Upgrade Taproot Now Locked In, Should Support Significantly Cheaper and More Private BTC Transactions: Report

Taproot has now been locked in and should activate in November of this year. Taproot is the name of various technological innovations that have all been bundled together. When they are activated, they should make Bitcoin (BTC) transactions significantly cheaper and also more private, along… Read More

Dogecoin (DOGE) Now Available for Trading on Digital Asset Exchange OKCoin

Dogecoin is now available for trading on crypto-asset exchange OKCoin, according to a blog post update from the company on April 26, 2021. Beginning on Tuesday (April 26), OKCoin users may purchase and sell Dogecoin (DOGE) via the  platform. DOGE will be “available to everyone”… Read More

CoinShares Digital Asset Fund Flow Report: Ethereum Comprised Nearly Half of Flows, Record $55.8B AUM

Digital assets firm CoinShares has released its weekly Fund Flows Report (on March 15, 2021). The digital asset fund flows report notes that crypto-asset investment products closed on Friday (March 12, 2021) with an all-time record $55.8 billion AUM – which came after positive price… Read More

Elizabeth Stark from Lightning Labs Reveals how her Firm Is Developing Second Layer Scalability Solutions for Bitcoin

Crypto exchange OKCoin confirms that they recently became one of the first digital asset trading platforms to implement the Lightning Network (LN), which is a layer-two scaling solution enabling the faster and more efficient transfer of BTC. OKCoin has awarded a new grant to Bitcoin… Read More

Over $117M in Loans via DeFi Platforms Compound, Maker Liquidated on Feb 22, Marking Largest Liquidations in Market History: Report

Crypto exchange OKCoin confirms in a new report that Ethereum (ETH) scaling has recently seen a boost, while the total value locked in decentralized finance (DeFi) has plummeted. DeFi pulse data shows that there’s currently just under $35 billion worth of value locked in DeFi… Read More

Bitcoin Improvement Proposals Schnorr / Taproot and Other Codebase Modifications to Increase Fungibility, Privacy of BTC Transfers

The team at crypto exchange OKCoin recently took a closer look at the three major Bitcoin Improvement Proposals (BIPs) that make up the Bitcoin Core update, Schnorr/Taproot. As noted by OKCoin, the version 0.21.0 of Bitcoin Core is scheduled to be released early next month… Read More

DeFi Tokens like SNX, Uniswap’s UNI, Aave, Yearn.Finance’s YFI are Now Also Rallying with Bitcoin and Ethereum: Report

As Bitcoin (BTC) kept rallying, so have Ethereum (ETH) and some major decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens, followed by a lot of congestion on the Ethereum blockchain network, the OKCoin team confirmed. The crypto exchange noted in its crypto market report that if you’ve been keeping… Read More

Bitcoin Surpasses $36K Mark after SkyBridge Capital Announces $310M BTC Investment, JPMorgan Predicts $146K Long-Term Price

Bitcoin (BTC), the leading digital currency, continues to set all-time highs while the US dollar keeps falling (but still remains the world’s most dominant global currency). Notably, Bitcoin is now being supported by even more Wall Street giants. The OKCoin team has noted: “We’ve said… Read More

Bitcoin Sets Another All-Time High of $28,500+ as SkyBridge Capital CEO Says We Could See Major Correction Soon

Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship digital currency, has hit yet another all-time high of over $28,500 as  Blackrock, the largest asset manager, seeks a Bitcoin and Blockchain lead. But a report from OKCoin asks whether BTC is due for a correction, which was a question many… Read More

Digital Asset Exchanges Coinbase and OKCoin to Suspend XRP Trading and Deposits following Recent SEC Action

San Francisco based crypto exchange Coinbase announced on December 29, 2020, that it will be suspending XRP trading beginning on January 19, 2021. The leading digital asset exchange confirmed that “in light of the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) recent action against Ripple Labs,… Read More

Accredited Investors and Institutions have Established Bitcoin’s Place in the Global Portfolio, According to OKCoin CEO

Hong Fang, CEO at digital asset exchange OKCoin, has published an end of year memo in which she noted that it may seem “odd” to feel thankful for 2020. She pointed out that in January 2020, almost nobody could have foreseen or predicted how this… Read More

Blockchain Firm Chainalysis and Digital Asset Exchange OKCoin Express Concerns Regarding FinCEN’s New Crypto Rules

This past Friday, the US Department of the Treasury published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to the Federal Register that may require financial institutions and cryptocurrency-related firms to submit updated reports, maintain records, and accurately verify the identity of customers in relation to transfers… Read More

DeFi Tokens Take it Relatively Slow as Bitcoin Surges to $23,800, Prominent Investor Says Ethereum May Eventually Surpass BTC Market Cap: Report

Decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens took it “relatively slow” this past week when compared to Bitcoin (BTC) while crypto and blockchain industry developments strengthened Ethereum’s (ETH) support, according to a report from OKCoin. The digital asset exchange notes that DeFi tokens are still lagging behind BTC… Read More

Ethereum Gaining Interest as Institutional Asset Class as Decentralized Finance Gets Boost with Bitcoin focused DeFi Platform: Report

Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform, and major decentralized finance (DeFi) assets have dropped during the past week. However, DeFi-related infrastructure is getting a boost from Bitcoin (BTC), according to a report from OKCoin. During the last week, top DeFi platforms such as… Read More

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