Crypto Exchange BitForex Says It Will Soon End Transaction Fee Mining

Singapore-headquartered BitForex, the world’s largest crypto exchange by ‘reported’ trading volume, announced on Thursday (27 September 2018) that it was soon going to end its highly controversial policy of supporting trade mining (better known as “transaction fee mining”, “trans-fee mining”, or “transaction mining”). The usual way that crypto exchanges make …

Poloniex

Poloniex is a US-based cryptocurrency exchange platform. The company was founded in January 2014 by Tristan D’Agosta and is based in Wilmington, Delaware. As of May 2018 Poloniex ranked as the 25th World largest crypto exchange by data tracker CoinMarketCap.com, with almost 100 tokens listed and a daily trading volume …

Coinbase

Coinbase is a digital currency exchange headquartered in San Francisco, California. They broker exchanges of Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic and Litecoin with fiat currencies in around 32 countries, and bitcoin transactions and storage in 190 countries worldwide. Coinbase secures customer digital currency through a combination of secure, online …

Bitfinex

Bitfinex is a cryptocurrency trading platform, owned and operated by iFinex Inc. which is headquartered in Hong Kong and registered in the British Virgin Islands. Research suggests that price manipulation of bitcoin on Bitfinex accounted for about half of the price increase for bitcoin in late 2017. In 2015 the …

BitMEX

BitMEX is a P2P crypto-products trading platform. BitMEX and the mobile apps issued under BMEX are wholly owned and operated by HDR Global Trading Limited, a Republic of Seychelles incorporated entity or its relevant authorized affiliates. BitMEX offers up to 100x leverage. Trading without expiry dates. Industry-leading security. The founding …

Bitforex

BitForex (BitForex.com) is the world’s leading digital asset trading platform dedicated to providing users with safe, professional and convenient digital currency trading services. BitForex effectively operates taking into consideration its user’s best interests using its profound knowledge on the Blockchain to select high-quality currencies for global users, leading the trend …

Binance, LCX Collaborate to Launch Fiat-to-Cryptocurrency Exchange in Liechtenstein

Binance, the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange by volume, has partnered with Liechtenstein Cryptoassets Exchange (LCX) to create and launch a cryptocurrency trading platform that allows users to trade directly against fiat currencies such as the euro. The Malta company announced Binance LCX as the forefront of their trading operations in …

Airbnb Co-Founder Backs $23 Million Funding Round for Institutional Cryptocurrency Dealer

Institutional-grade cryptocurrency prime dealer SFOX has raised nearly $23 million to fund the development of full-featured asset management platform for large-scale cryptocurrency investors. Announced on Thursday, SFOX’s $22.7 million Series A funding round was led by Tribe Capital and Social Capital, and it also included investments from Y Combinator, Khosla …

Weiss Ratings Sees Ripple’s XRP as the Ideal Base Cryptocurrency for Binance

Weiss Ratings, an independent rating firm for stocks, mutual funds, cryptocurrencies, ETFs and financial institutions, stated last week that it believes Ripple’s XRP is the fastest cryptocurrency for transferring funds between exchanges, and the ideal base currency for Binance, the world’s most popular exchange. If Binance were to make the …

In Its First Public Acquisition, Binance Buys Decentralized Trust Wallet

Major crypto exchange Binance has made its first public acquisition, having bought Trust Wallet, according to an announcement July 31. Launched in 2017, U.S.-based Trust Wallet is an open source, anonymous, and decentralized wallet that supports Ethereum (ETH) and over 20,000 different Ethereum-based tokens (ERC20, ERC223, and ERC721). While the …