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Coinbase Suspends WikiLeaks Shop for Terms of Service Violation

Coinbase Suspends WikiLeaks Shop for Terms of Service ViolationIn one fell swoop, US-based cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase has blocked WikiLeaks Shop from transacting on the exchange. As a result, Coinbase “can no longer process brokerage orders via their banking relationship,” according to a letter sent to WikiLeaks that was published in Gateway Pundit. According to WikiLeaks… Read More »

Free Crypto Trading App Robinhood Launches in Colorado with Bitcoin, Ethereum

Free Crypto Trading App Robinhood Launches in Colorado with Bitcoin, EthereumThe competitive landscape for cryptocurrencies is heating up in the United States. Zero-commission startup exchange Robinhood just announced on Twitter its expansion into Colorado. The trading platform unveiled commision-free trading for leading cryptocurrencies bitcoin and Ethereum in the western state. In addition to cryptocurrencies, the… Read More »

Price-Stable Cryptocurrency Project ‘Basis’ Raises $133 Million in Funding

Price-Stable Cryptocurrency Project ‘Basis’ Raises $133 Million in FundingBasis, formerly Basecoin, has raised $133 million in a private placement, chief executive Nader Al-Naji revealed today. The Hoboken, N.J.-based project plans to create a stable cryptocurrency with an algorithmic central bank that will keep the price stable, something that has eluded cryptocurrency to date and limited… Read More »

Brazilian Crypto Businesses, Exchanges Create “Rival” Cryptocurrency Associations

Brazilian Crypto Businesses, Exchanges Create “Rival” Cryptocurrency AssociationsBrazil’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, including Bitcointrade, Mercado Bitcoin, Foxbit, and others, recently joined forces to create a cryptocurrency association whose goal is to defend the interests of cryptocurrency users. The organization, dubbed Associação Brasileira de Criptoeconomia (ABCripto) recently found out other companies created a “rival” association. Headed by… Read More »

Korean Insurer Denies Claim from Bankrupt Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit: WSJ

Korean Insurer Denies Claim from Bankrupt Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit: WSJOne of South Korea’s largest insurance companies has denied a claim from cryptocurrency exchange Youbit in the wake of a December cyberattack that bankrupted the firm’s parent company. The Wall Street Journal reports that DB Insurance denied a $2.8 million claim from Yapian Corp. — Youbit’s… Read More »

Coinbase Announces Support for Ethereum ERC20 Tokens

Coinbase Announces Support for Ethereum ERC20 TokensCoinbase announced today it’s intention to add ERC20 support to several of its suite of products. Historically, Coinbase announcements have caused huge retail influxes of retail investors, erratic price swings, and even allegations of market manipulation. That’s why it was a surprise today when Coinbase‘s latest announcement came not with… Read More »

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 »