Tag: Cryptocurrency

The Daily: Huobi Unveils HUSD, New Cryptocurrency Loans Launch

The Daily: Huobi Unveils HUSD, New Cryptocurrency Loans Launch It’s been a week for stablecoin stories in the crypto sphere, and while we’d like to have started the weekend on a different tack, Huobi’s effort was too intriguing not to share. We’ll also detail the latest cryptocurrency lending options in […]

Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges See Rapid Growth in P2P Trading

Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges See Rapid Growth in P2P Trading Trading volumes on exchange-escrowed peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency trading platforms in India are rising rapidly amid the banking ban by the country’s central bank. “Indians are warming up to P2P in amazing ways,” the CEO of a local crypto exchange told news.Bitcoin.com. […]

Only 39 Percent Pass Malta’s Cryptocurrency Exam

Only 39 Percent Pass Malta’s Cryptocurrency Exam The pass rate for the exam developed by the Maltese government for financial services practitioners seeking to obtain cryptocurrency agent certification is reportedly only 39 percent. The exam is part of the requirements mandated by the country’s newly established Virtual Financial Assets Act. […]

Venezuela Authorizes 6 Exchanges to Start Selling National Cryptocurrency Petro

Venezuela Authorizes 6 Exchanges to Start Selling National Cryptocurrency Petro Venezuela has authorized six cryptocurrency exchanges to start selling its national cryptocurrency, the petro, according to the government’s website. The petro, which recently became a Venezuelan national currency, can now be purchased at the six exchanges, local media report. Also […]

Order Speed Analysis Reveals the Fastest Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Order Speed Analysis Reveals the Fastest Cryptocurrency Exchanges When you’re trading digital assets, speed matters — particularly so if you’re engaged in high-frequency trading, when every millisecond counts. Executing orders a fraction of a second ahead of the market can mean the difference between profit and loss. New data reveals […]

Blockchain Surveillance Firm Partners With Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance

Blockchain Surveillance Firm Partners With Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance On Oct. 17, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, Binance, announced a partnership with blockchain surveillance company Chainalysis. According to the exchange, Chainalysis has implemented a compliance solution that meets regulatory guidelines worldwide. Also read: Bizarro World: Federated Sidechain Technology Promoted Over […]

African Cryptocurrency Exchanges Forced to Step up Security

African Cryptocurrency Exchanges Forced to Step up Security Cryptocurrency exchanges in some of Africa’s biggest bitcoin markets have been forced to rethink their security to thwart persistent attacks from hackers, a trend that has troubled trading platforms all around the world. Also read: Cointext Launches Bitcoin Cash SMS Wallet in Argentina […]

BTCC Launching Cryptocurrency Exchange in South Korea

BTCC Launching Cryptocurrency Exchange in South Korea Hong Kong-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange BTCC is reportedly launching services in South Korea this month. In addition to a cryptocurrency exchange, the company will offer a wallet service, a mining pool, and a consumer payments service, according to its Korean website. Also read: 160 Crypto […]

Church Mining Cryptocurrency Told to Pay Higher Electricity Rates

Church Mining Cryptocurrency Told to Pay Higher Electricity Rates The outcome of a court case in Russia may affect the popular practice of cryptocurrency mining in basements and garages. According to a recent ruling, a church in Irkutsk must pay higher electricity rates for installing and running mining hardware on […]

Zigzag Platform Provides Cryptocurrency Swaps Over the Lightning Network

Zigzag Platform Provides Cryptocurrency Swaps Over the Lightning Network There’s a new exchange system under development called Zigzag.io, an app that allows users to swap bitcoin core for other digital assets like bitcoin cash, dash, and ethereum over the Lightning Network. The beta application is currently available to test cryptocurrency […]