Crypto exchange Binance has rolled out yet another service offering dubbed Binance X. The platform will serve as a hub to engage and support developers and foster third-party development within Binance’s network.
Privacy-focused web browser Brave has announced plans to develop its own crypto wallet, which will run on MetaMask’s open-source codebase. The wallet will support Ethereum tokens, including Brave’s own native BAT, and cryptocollectibles like CryptoKitties.
Crypto exchange Binance has announced it will launch Binance Lending. The service will allow users to lend out their dormant holdings and earn interest in return. The service will launch with support for Tether, Binance Coin, and Ethereum Classic.
Agencies to include the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, an Australian investigative agency, and an unnamed agency have opened separate investigations into the defunct Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX.
Data firm Nomics has announced the launch of its transparent volume service, which calculates the percentage of real volume traded on crypto exchanges to push back against the trend of faked trading volume.
Though Binance has maintained that the know-your-customer hack earlier this month was not entirely made up of Binance users, those whose photos were successfully linked to the exchange will receive free, lifetime VIP membership accounts. The VIP accounts will give them access to all of the exchange’s services, support features, and preferential trading fees.
South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb will begin reviewing its crypto listings monthly, intending to drop failing coins. The exchange’s newly formed Eligibility Deliberation Committee will determine which coins will be dropped based on criteria including low trading volume, low market capitalization, and lack of support from developers.
John Galt, an analyst at cryptocurrency intelligence firm SharkCIA, has found that crypto exchange Beaxy likely lost about $570,000 worth of XRP during a hack two weeks ago that saw users exploit the XRP ledger on the exchange’s platform.
Grant Thornton, the assigned liquidator for the defunct New Zealand crypto exchange Cryptopia, was able to retrieve US user data from an Arizona firm that was storing customer information for the exchange, which is great for those looking to get their holdings back. The problem is, it looks like Cryptopia pooled all customer holdings together […]
Crypto exchange BitMEX has added Bermuda, Hong Kong, and the Seychelles to its list of locations with total trade access restrictions. The newcomers join a group made up of jurisdictions including the US, Quebec, and North Korea.