Winklevoss-Led Gemini Becomes ‘World’s First Licensed Zcash Exchange’

Gemini has become the “world’s first licensed Zcash exchange,” the company announced on Monday. The New York City-based cryptocurrency exchange — which was founded by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss — today revealed that it will open zcash trading markets (ZEC/USD, ZEC/BTC, and ZEC/ETH), which it says makes it the “first licensed Zcash in the world.” The post Winklevoss-Led Gemini Becomes ‘World’s First Licensed Zcash Exchange’ appeared first on CCN

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Former Barclays Trader Moves to Japanese Crypto Exchange, No Future in Traditional Finance

Daisuke Murayama, a former Barclays trader, told Bloomberg that he took a pay cut to move from the European banking giant to Japanese cryptocurrency exchange BitFlyer. “I just didn’t see a future in traditional finance,” said Murayama, emphasizing that most of the services and products provided by traditional financial institutions are outdated and likely to The post Former Barclays Trader Moves to Japanese Crypto Exchange, No Future in Traditional Finance appeared first on CCN

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Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Launches TV Ad Campaign Ahead of September IPO

Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare has unveiled its first television commercial as it seeks to build out its customer base before going public later this year. The exchange — often described as “Canada’s Coinbase” — on Monday released an advertisement that will begin running on television later this week. The ad, which describes Coinsquare as “Canada’s The post Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Launches TV Ad Campaign Ahead of September IPO appeared first on CCN

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South Korea’s Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Partners BitPay for Remittance

Bithumb, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has partnered with major cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay to facilitate international remittance payments. US and South Korea Sonny Singh of Bitpay, the chief commercial officer at BitPay, stated that the company is on track to process $4 billion worth of transactions in 2018, and the team is focused on The post South Korea’s Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Partners BitPay for Remittance appeared first on CCN

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$270,000: Brazil’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Foxbit Down for 72 Hours, 30 BTC missing

Foxbit, Brazil’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has been down for over 72 hours, reportedly because of a bug that allowed its users to withdraw their bitcoin balances twice. The problem saw the company lose a total of 30 Bitcoins, at press time worth roughly $270,000. Through a livestream on YouTube, the company’s CEO João Canhada and The post $270,000: Brazil’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Foxbit Down for 72 Hours, 30 BTC missing appeared first on CCN

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Crypto Exchange Bittrex: We’re Compliant With SEC’s ICO Rules

US-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex says that it is compliant with federal regulations governing securities trading. The exchange, which is headquartered in Seattle, issued a statement on Wednesday assuring its customers that its token review process is compliant with rules that prohibit companies from creating trading markets for unregistered securities. Bittrex said: “As a U.S.-based digital The post Crypto Exchange Bittrex: We’re Compliant With SEC’s ICO Rules appeared first on CCN

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Japanese Crypto Exchange Accidentally Gives Bitcoins Away for Free

The post Japanese Crypto Exchange Accidentally Gives Bitcoins Away for Free appeared first on CCN Bitcoin skeptics such as JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon have often claimed that Bitcoin is “worth nothing.” For approximately 18 minutes at one cryptocurrency exchange in Japan, these skeptics were right. On Tuesday, Zaif — a cryptocurrency exchange operated by Osaka-based Tech Bureau Corp. — revealed in a statement that a technical error had allowed several The post Japanese Crypto Exchange Accidentally Gives Bitcoins Away for Free appeared first on CCN

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Binance Reopens Trading Following Day-Long Downtime

The post Binance Reopens Trading Following Day-Long Downtime appeared first on CCN Cryptocurrency exchange Binance reopened trading on Friday morning following more than a day of system maintenance and rumors that it had become the latest trading platform to succumb to a hack. Binance Reopens Trading Following Daylong Downtime Trading resumed at 10 am UTC, approximately six hours after the company had said the platform would be The post Binance Reopens Trading Following Day-Long Downtime appeared first on CCN

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