Bitcoin Deposits on Coinbase will now Require only Three Confirmations

Coinbase has just released a new announcement, stating that it will reduce the number of confirmation requirements for four crypto assets on its platform. The United States’ largest crypto exchange, has brought in some welcome changes to its platform. Coinbase has just announced that it has changed the confirmation requirements for four different cryptocurrencies, including […]

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Leaked Emails From BitMEX Lead to Compromised Accounts

Compromised accounts have been traced using email addresses exposed in the recent BitMEX leak. An already known email address was allegedly used to work out login credentials to gain access to less secure accounts. Leaked Emails Already Tested for Weak or Repeated Passwords Comments on social media suggest that the leaked email list is also […]

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Binance Adds Nigerian Naira as First Ever Fiat Trading Pair

Binance listed the first fiat trading pair, and it’s not the US dollar. Starting from today, Nigerian users will be able to buy Bitcoin, Binance Coin (BNB), and Binance’s stablecoin BUSD with Naira. Naira Become First Fiat Currency on Binance Most top exchanges that provide fiat-to-crypto trading services focus on the US dollar, or at […]

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Crypto Exchange Poloniex to ‘Spin Out’ from Circle

Poloniex, one of the earliest crypto trading platforms that targeted the US market will ‘spin-out’ from Circle. Despite the efforts to build a fully compliant market, Poloniex is shutting its doors for US-based traders from November. Polo Digital Assets, Ltd. Created to Take Over Crypto Exchange Business Poloniex will spin-off in a separate company, Polo […]

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BitMEX, Binance Bosses Duke It Out On Twitter

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has sparked the wrath of BitMEX, one of its biggest competitors after claiming to have invented an essential bitcoin trading tool.  Hayes to CZ: Attend My Bitcoin Derivatives Trading 101 In a Twitter debate which continues to play out, Changpeng Zhao, known as CZ in cryptocurrency circles went head to head with […]

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OKEx Wallet Maintenance Causes Panic as 24,000 BTC Moves

The crypto community spotted some massive funds movement from OKEx and got scared that the cryptocurrency exchange was hacked. However, CEO Jay Hao called for calm. Hundreds of Millions in BTC Move From OKEx On Wednesday, Twitter user Whale Alert sounded the alarm, saying that at least 24,000 BTC moved from OKEx to unknown wallets. […]

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Mid-Week Bitcoin Dump Not Caused By Chinese Ponzi: Researcher

Wednesday’s Bitcoin flash crash was not due to a sell-off from Chinese ponzi scam, PlusToken, a researcher has claimed. Sid Shekhar, the co-founder of London-based, TokenAnalyst, said the disputed coins were moved earlier on the blockchain. We Can All Relax, It’s A False Alarm As Bitcoinist reported on Thursday, cryptocurrency influencer, Dovey Wan, brought the $3 billion […]

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$73M Of Bitcoin Pulled From Bitmex Following Probe Reports –

Bitmex has seen net outflows of $73 million worth of Bitcoin in 24 hours. This followed reports that the CFTC was investigating the exchange for allegedly servicing US traders. Panic Leaving Or Business As Usual? The outflows were first reported in a tweet from London-based Token Analyst. Most of the listed exchanges (Binance, Bitstamp, Bittrex, […]

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New Rules Make Korean Bitcoin Exchanges Liable for Customer Losses

Bithumb is one of five South Korean bitcoin exchanges that has adopted a new directive which mandates that platforms be liable for losses whether not they occur due to negligence on the part of the operators. Bithumb Adopts FTC Directive According to The Korea Herald, Bithumb and four other exchanges in South Korea have updated […]

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