Stablecoins Are a Game Changer, Says Aussie Crypto Exchange Founder

Stablecoins Are a Game Changer, Says Aussie Crypto Exchange Founder

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Co-founder of Australian based cryptocurrency exchange CoinJar has stated that stablecoin is a game changer for the industry and that the potential use cases are much more than we know, The Australian Financial Review reports. Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies created to combat the volatility of the market by creating a token that…

Op-Ed: Smart Order Routing Reduces Crypto Exchange Fragmentation

Op-Ed: Smart Order Routing Reduces Crypto Exchange Fragmentation

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The lack of suitable institutional-grade platforms is undoubtedly one of the greatest obstacles to institutional money flowing into the burgeoning field of cryptocurrencies. However, the fact that this type of platform has not emerged so far is somewhat understandable. Not only are cryptocurrency markets a lot less mature than traditional finance…

SEC Charges EtherDelta Founder with Operating Unregistered Exchange

SEC Charges EtherDelta Founder with Operating Unregistered Exchange

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged the founder of decentralized Ethereum exchange (DEX) EtherDelta with operating an unregistered exchange. As a DEX, the crypto trading platform allowed users to trustlessly trade Ethereum-based tokens without registering accounts or entrusting their funds to an exchange-controlled wallet. Trading was managed by…

MUFG: We Found ‘Source’ of $60 Million Hack of Crypto Exchange Zaif

MUFG: We Found ‘Source’ of $60 Million Hack of Crypto Exchange Zaif

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Cybersecurity researchers working for a subsidiary of Japan’s largest bank believe that they have found the hackers who stole $60 million from Japanese crypto exchange Zaif in an attack earlier this year. MUFG Investigates Zaif Hack According to a press release published on Monday, Japan Digital Design Co. (JDD) — a…

Decentralized[?] Ethereum Exchange IDEX Bans New York Traders

Decentralized[?] Ethereum Exchange IDEX Bans New York Traders

Advertisement IDEX, a self-described decentralized cryptocurrency exchange (DEX) that allows traders to trustlessly exchange Ethereum tokens, has announced that it will no longer provide trading services to customers with IP addresses originating from New York. Ethereum DEX to Block New York IP Addresses Beginning tomorrow, Oct. 25 at 6 pm UTC, New York users will…

86% of ICO Tokens Worth Less than at First Crypto Exchange Listing

86% of ICO Tokens Worth Less than at First Crypto Exchange Listing

Advertisement Global professional services firm Ernst & Young (EY) has released a report on the performance of ICOs over the last year, and in keeping with the bear market for cryptocurrency assets, the trend was predictably downward. Just 10 Tokens Count for 99% of All ICO Gains EY released a report on ICOs back in December…

Investors are Optimistic in Acquisition of Korea’s Largest Crypto Exchange

Investors are Optimistic in Acquisition of Korea’s Largest Crypto Exchange

Advertisement On October 12, CCN reported that BK Global Consortium, the parent company of Singapore-based BK Medical Group, has acquired a 50 percent stake in Bithumb, South Korea’s largest crypto exchange. Kim Byung-gun, a prominent plastic surgeon and blockchain investor, finalized the deal between BK Global Consortium and Bithumb, officially acquiring the leading cryptocurrency trading…

Bitcoin Cash Evangelist Roger Ver May Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

Bitcoin Cash Evangelist Roger Ver May Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

Advertisement Bitcoin cash evangelist and Bitcoin.com owner Roger Ver is considering launching a cryptocurrency exchange that would use BCH as its base currency. The controversial bitcoin cash promoter, once known as “Bitcoin Jesus” for his early support for the cryptocurrency in the years before last year’s BTC/BCH divorce, told Bloomberg that, if his company wanted…

TD Ameritrade, Trading Giant Virtu Invest in U.S. Cryptocurrency Exchange

TD Ameritrade, Trading Giant Virtu Invest in U.S. Cryptocurrency Exchange

Advertisement Retail brokerage giant TD Ameritrade and high-frequency trading firm Virtu Financial have invested in a cryptocurrency exchange that seeks to bridge the gap between Wall Street and the burgeoning cryptoasset ecosystem. Futures Market Relaunches as Cryptocurrency Exchange Originally launched as a traditional futures market in 2010, The Wall Street Journal reports that this exchange…

Monero Bug Would Have Let Attackers ‘Burn’ Crypto Exchange Deposits

Monero Bug Would Have Let Attackers ‘Burn’ Crypto Exchange Deposits

Advertisement The developers of privacy-centric cryptocurrency monero have patched a bug that would have allowed an attacker to cause significant damage to cryptocurrency exchanges and XMR-friendly merchants. Now-Patched Monero Bug Put Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Merchants at Risk Addressed through a software patch privately distributed to exchanges and merchant and later publicly disclosed through a post-mortem on…