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Messaging Giant LINE’s Cryptocurrency Exchange Begins Global Operations
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Messaging Giant LINE’s Cryptocurrency Exchange Begins Global Operations

Japanese mobile giant LINE has officially launched operations of its Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange BITBOX with support for 30 cryptocurrencies including bitcoin. With an announcement on Tuesday, LINE confirmed the exchange will only support crypto...
Korean Crypto Giant Bithumb Eyes Japan and Thailand for Expansion
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Korean Crypto Giant Bithumb Eyes Japan and Thailand for Expansion

South Korean exchange Bithumb has announced that it will open new offices in Japan and Thailand. According to local news outlet ZDNet, Bithumb is awaiting the approval of Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) and Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC...
Much Wow, Very Trade: Dogecoin is Now Listed on Robinhood Crypto
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Much Wow, Very Trade: Dogecoin is Now Listed on Robinhood Crypto

Stock trading app Robinhood has listed dogecoin on its commission-free cryptocurrency trading platform, the company announced on Monday. The parody cryptocurrency, created in 2013, currently ranks as the 44th-largest cryptocurrency, with a circulating marke...
Chile Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Crypto Exchange Against Bank
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Chile Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Crypto Exchange Against Bank

In an ongoing dispute between banks and cryptocurrency exchanges in Chile, an appeals court has finally ruled in favor of one crypto exchange against one of the largest banks in the country. Five major banks have also separately responded to lawsuits against t...
Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Expanding Into Foreign Markets
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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Expanding Into Foreign Markets

As cryptocurrency investment gains popularity, many exchanges are looking into expanding their operations. In fact, this week, two of the world's largest announced plans to branch out. Announced July 10, Canada's Coinsquare has partnered with blockchainin...
$23.5 Million Stolen From Bancor Wallet, Sparking Criticism
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$23.5 Million Stolen From Bancor Wallet, Sparking Criticism

The attack highlights both the perks and drawbacks of centralized authority in cryptocurrency exchange and blockchain technology. Bancor announced on Monday via tweet that "a wallet used to upgrade some smart contracts was compromised," and a total of rou...
Philippines Central Bank Approves 2 Cryptocurrency Exchanges
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Philippines Central Bank Approves 2 Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Two new cryptocurrency exchanges have been authorized by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the Philippines’ central bank, to process conversions between cyrptocurrencies and the Philippine peso. BSP’s deputy governor Chuchi G. Fonacier said the Philippin...
“Burn in Hell” – Vitalik Buterin on Centralized Exchanges
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“Burn in Hell” – Vitalik Buterin on Centralized Exchanges

At a recent TechCrunch Sessions, Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum’s co-founder, widely criticized centralized exchanges, going so far as to say they should “burn in hell”. Joining Jon Evens for an interview at TechCrunch Sessions: Blockchain, Vitalik Buterin o...
Israeli Crypto Exchange Bits of Gold Agrees to Share Customer Info With Tax Authority
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Israeli Crypto Exchange Bits of Gold Agrees to Share Customer Info With Tax Authority

Bits of Gold – local Israeli cryptocurrency exchange – has agreed to pass on information to the country’s Tax Authorities on deposits and trading activity. ISRAEL TIGHTENS THE KNOT In what seems to be a step towards tightening up the cryptocurrency t...
Cryptocurrency Exchange to Sponsor English Premier League Club
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Cryptocurrency Exchange to Sponsor English Premier League Club

The newly-promoted English Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers will sport cryptocurrency exchange platform CoinDeal on its sleeve for the first time in the club’s history.  TOP-FLIGHT PROMOTION The Wolverhampton Wanderers, known as the Wolves...