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Coincheck Clients Withdraw $372 Million; NEM Theft Refunds are Coming

The post Coincheck Clients Withdraw $372 Million; NEM Theft Refunds are Coming appeared first on CCN After removing a temporary freeze on withdrawals today, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck said it has completed transfers worth 40.1 billion JPY ($372 million) in withdrawal requests by customers. Weeks after suffering the ignominy of being the victim of the… Read More »

Hacked Japanese Exchange Coincheck to Resume Yuan Withdrawals on Tuesday

The post Hacked Japanese Exchange Coincheck to Resume Yuan Withdrawals on Tuesday appeared first on CCN Japanese exchange Coincheck has announced it will re-enable customers to withdraw their fiat yen deposits next week. In an announcement today, the embattled exchange confirmed it will remove the temporary suspension of Japanese Yen (JPY) withdrawals from customers’ accounts… Read More »

Japan’s Cryptocurrency Exchanges Face Increased Inspections from Regulators

The post Japan’s Cryptocurrency Exchanges Face Increased Inspections from Regulators appeared first on CCN In the aftermath of the half-a-billion-dollar hack of cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, Japan’s regulators are reportedly ramping up their scrutiny on the industry with on-site inspections in the coming days. Japanese financial publication Nikkei reports regulators from the Financial Services Agency (FSA)… Read More »

New Regulation Forces South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange to Suspend Trading

The post New Regulation Forces South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange to Suspend Trading appeared first on CCN As new de-anonymity rules come into force in South Korea, banking organizations have been forced to implement new burdensome compliance checks on businesses undertaking exchange-based activities. This has forced banks to become even more critical when evaluating digital transaction… Read More »

Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Defends Itself on Credit Card Charges, Admits Missteps

The post Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Defends Itself on Credit Card Charges, Admits Missteps appeared first on CCN Cryptocurrency investors are seeing added fees on their credit card statements, but Coinbase is just the messenger. Leading US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase in a blog provided an update to investors about the fees, which are being levied immediately following… Read More »

Bitcoin Atom: Exchange Disrupter?

The post Bitcoin Atom: Exchange Disrupter? appeared first on CCN Bitcoin Atom (BCA) cut itself from the original Bitcoin blockchain in another controversial hard fork (a hard fork is a permanent software divergence from the previous version of the blockchain). Bitcoin Atom introduces the Atomic Swap as a means to potentially disrupt the current exchange-based buying… Read More »

CoinCheck Announces Compensation to 260,000 NEM Holders Following Major Hack

The post CoinCheck Announces Compensation to 260,000 NEM Holders Following Major Hack appeared first on CCN Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has today announced a plan to compensate approximately 260,000 NEM holders for $523 million XEM that was illegally removed from Coincheck. The cause of the hack is currently under investigation, according to a notice on… Read More »

Robinhood Brings Free Cryptocurrency Trading to the Masses

The post Robinhood Brings Free Cryptocurrency Trading to the Masses appeared first on CCN Commission-free trades are coming to the micro-finance giant Robinhood’s stock trading app. Robinhood is offering the following features to its app: Instant deposits: ACH bank transfers will be immediately available in your account for trading. Commission-free trading: Just like the stocks on… Read More »