Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex Scores Win Against NY Attorney General –

Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex has secured a temporary reprieve in its ongoing legal tussle against the New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) office. NY Judge Grants Stay of Document In a press release issued on Wednesday (May 22, 2019), Bitfinex announced that Hon Joel M. Cohen on the New York Supreme Court granted its motion for an […]

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Binance CFO Talks About His ‘Exciting’ Journey in Exclusive Interview

It was the last hour of the final day at Paris Blockchain Week Summit. The charismatic Binance CFO Wei Zhao had been speaking back to back. Yet, despite the time and the fact that he must have repeated himself over and over for two solid days, he seemed undeterred. Wearing jeans and a Binance hoodie, […]

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4 Reasons Why Delisting BSV Was the ‘Right Thing to Do’ for Binance

Binance delisting Bitcoin SV (BSV) is forcing other exchanges like Kraken and Shapeshift to follow. Let’s take a look at the implications of this unprecedented move for the world’s biggest exchange.  ‘Satoshi’s Vision’ Should Have Seen It Coming Yesterday, the biggest bitcoin exchange by volume, Binance, announced it would delist Bitcoin SV (BSV) in a […]

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Mexico Sets New Bitcoin Volume Record After Trump’s Remittance Threat

Bitcoin price remaining above $5000 resulted in new trading highs for several countries worldwide last week, the latest data shows. Mexico, Venezuela Post Record Localbitcoins Volumes According to monitoring resource Coin Dance, which tracks trading volumes on peer-to-peer exchange platforms Localbitcoins, Paxful and Bisq, certain markets continued to see spikes in Bitcoin activity. As Bitcoinist […]

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This New Bitcoin Lightning Network Exchange is a No-KYC, ShapeShift Killer

Boltz, a new lightning network based bitcoin exchange, has officially launched and won’t ask for your personal information. What’s more, it also allows for swapping bitcoin and litecoin using LN or cross-atomic chain swaps.  Financial Sovereignty Uber Alles Trading shouldn’t require an account. So claims the tagline of new instant, account free, and non-custodial digital […]

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Binance Coin Soars as Next Launchpad Sale Will Be Lottery Format

Participation in the next Binance Launchpad project will be conducted through a lottery format. The move comes following countless community complaints associated with technical issues during the past three token sales. Lottery tickets will be allocated based on the amount of BNB a user holds.  Binance Launchpad Becomes a Lottery Bitcoinist reported earlier this week that […]

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Only These 10 Bitcoin Exchanges Have Real Volume, New Study Finds

New research presented to the SEC by Bitwise Asset Management claims 95% of reported BTC spot volume is fake. According to Bitwise, only 10 exchanges have actual volume… but it’s not all bad news for the bitcoin market. 95% of Bitcoin Exchange Volume is Fake Claims of wash trading and fake volumes are nothing new. […]

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Court Extends QuadrigaCX Creditor Protection to April 2019

QuadrigaCX, the embattled Canadian cryptocurrency exchange, has obtained an extension to the court-ordered investor protection until April 23. Meanwhile, Jennifer Robertson, widow of founder Gerald Cotton, is requesting reimbursement of money spent on legal fees.  Court Approves Appointment of Restructuring Officer According to Bloomberg, Justice Michael Wood of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court on Tuesday […]

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Hacked Cryptopia Resumes with Read-Only Website

Cryptopia has announced that its read-only website is now live. The New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange platform suffered a hack back in mid-January, leading to the theft of about nine percent of the company’s funds.  Cryptopia Website Showing Pre-Hack Balances In a tweet published on Tuesday (March 5, 2019), Cryptopia announced that its read-only site is […]

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