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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Talk Law Enforcement Post-Europol Virtual Currencies Conference
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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Talk Law Enforcement Post-Europol Virtual Currencies Conference

Europol’s Virtual Currencies Conference 2018, a prominent law enforcement and cryptocurrency event, welcomed over 300 participants from 40 European countries. ETHNews spoke exclusively with cryptocurrency exchanges in the US and Europe for their take on the ev...
Messaging Giant LINE Announces New Global Crypto Exchange, Excludes U.S., Japan
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Messaging Giant LINE Announces New Global Crypto Exchange, Excludes U.S., Japan

Japanese messaging app LINE has announced plans to launch its cryptocurrency exchange BITBOX in July with support for 30 coins including bitcoin. In an announcement on Thursday, LINE revealed the new exchange will only allow for crypto-to-crypto trading wit...
India: Coinsecure [Finally] Reveals Compensation Process for $3 Million Bitcoin Theft
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India: Coinsecure [Finally] Reveals Compensation Process for $3 Million Bitcoin Theft

After delays, Indian cryptocurrency exchange Coinsecure outlined its compensation process for customers impacted by the theft of 438 bitcoins in April, worth approximately $3 million at the time. In an announcement on its website on Tuesday, Delhi-based cry...
South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges Struggle to Find Insurers
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South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges Struggle to Find Insurers

Due to recent security breaches and thefts among some large-scale cryptocurrency exchange platforms, the need for exchange insurance is booming. Many insurance companies, however, are hesitant to take the risk — citing their distrust in current security measur...
Coinbase: Over 100 Pages of Sec Complaints Reveal Fraud Allegations
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Coinbase: Over 100 Pages of Sec Complaints Reveal Fraud Allegations

Leading U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is under heavy criticism by its users for being underprepared to handle increasing demand. COINBASE NOT READY FOR ITS OWN SUCCESS The criticism was documented by a five-month Freedom of Information Act (F...
World’s Fourth Largest Crypto Exchange Huobi Appoints CEO for New US Platform
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World’s Fourth Largest Crypto Exchange Huobi Appoints CEO for New US Platform

Huobi, the world’s fourth largest crypto exchange by daily trade volumes, has appointed a CEO for its newly created “strategic partner” trading platform in the U.S., according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph June 25. Frank Fu has been chosen as...
Two Japanese Exchange Execs Resign From JVCEA After FSA Actions
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Two Japanese Exchange Execs Resign From JVCEA After FSA Actions

Two vice presidents of the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association have left the organization after receiving business improvement orders from the Financial Services Agency. On June 25, it was announced that CEO of bitFlyer Yuzo Kano and the CEO of Bi...
Japan Wants to Stop Cryptocurrency Criminal Activities With Credit Evaluation
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Japan Wants to Stop Cryptocurrency Criminal Activities With Credit Evaluation

This week, after disclosing its plans to crackdown on anonymous cryptocurrencies Zcash, Dash, and Monero, the government of Japan has said that major credit agencies will evaluate cryptocurrency users to prevent the utilization of digital assets in laundering ...
Why Tech Darlings Robinhood and Square Don’t Care About Cryptocurrency Profits
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Why Tech Darlings Robinhood and Square Don’t Care About Cryptocurrency Profits

Robinhood, a major stock trading app based in the US, whose valuation surged from $1.5 billion to $6 billion after integrating cryptocurrency, said that the company does not expect to generate large profits in the near future, and the company is fine with it. ...
Japan Slaps 6 Licensed Cryptocurrency Exchanges with Business Improvement Orders
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Japan Slaps 6 Licensed Cryptocurrency Exchanges with Business Improvement Orders

Japan’s financial regulator has targeted six licensed cryptocurrency exchanges to issue business improvement orders, ramping up its scrutiny of the sector. Following on-site inspections into a number of exchanges, Japan’s Financial Services Agency – the cou...