With Bitcoin trading at a premium on Bitfinex, the exchange has suspended fiat currency deposits. The suspension affects the Euro, U.S. Dollar, Japanese Yen, and U.K. Pound Sterling. This has led to speculation that Bitfinex is close to insolvency...
The SFC (Securities and Futures Commission) in Hong Kong has revealed that it is considering how to best approach the regulation of the many crypto platforms currently operating within its jurisdiction. Over the last few months, the SFC has been...
Earlier this week, Bloomberg reported Barclays, the $51 billion banking giant, is planning to launch a cryptocurrency trading desk to allow its clients to invest in the cryptocurrency market. Barclays spokesman Andrew Smith said that the bank is monitoring developments...
Even though the bear market has been damaging cryptos for almost straight eight months now, the number of Coinbase users continues to grow. According to the exchange's CEO, Brian Armstrong, Coinbase continues to add 50,000 users per day. Coinbase Users...
Coinbase's security features are about to receive an exciting update, as the popular US-based exchange has filed a new patent regarding the Bitcoin (BTC) payment system. Coinbase Security Patent to Improve BTC Payment System According to reports, Coinbase seems to be...
Even amid bearish market conditions, venture capital investors seem poised, even giddy to throw money at the crypto industry. This sentiment was recently proven, as KuCoin recently secured millions from three leading investment consortiums. IDG, Matrix, Neo Throw Millions At...
Last year, Yahoo Finance added quote pages for more than 100 cryptocurrencies in a bid to allow its followers to keep up with the price action of their favorite crypto assets. Now, the New York-based firm has announced a...
In an official blog post, Coinbase announced the launch of Ethereum Classic (ETC) on it’s platform Coinbase Pro (formerly GDAX). Users can now deposit ETC and trade the asset for USD, EUR and Bitcoin. The company stated: “We are...
An anonymous source close to LedgerX has revealed that the crypto startup is nearly ready to launch new trading options tied to Ethereum, the second most valuable crypto asset in terms of market capitalization. LedgerX has made no official...
The Winklevoss twins have recently created the Virtual Commodity Association (VCA) to provide self-regulation for organizations in the cryptocurrency niche. Winklevoss Twins Establish A Crypto-Focused Self-Regulatory Body Most recently, the member roster expanded to include the Gemini Trust Company, Bitstamp, bitFlyer...

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