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South Korea Legalizes Bitcoin International Transfers, Challenging Traditional Banks
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South Korea Legalizes Bitcoin International Transfers, Challenging Traditional Banks

Starting next week, Bitcoin will be on the approved list of technologies that can move payments across the South Korean border. Fintech companies in the country will be able to obtain a permit allowing them to legally offer Bitcoin international transfer servi...
Bitcoin Price Recovers From Major Drop, Chinese Exchanges Not Being Banned
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Bitcoin Price Recovers From Major Drop, Chinese Exchanges Not Being Banned

After all, according to the three largest Chinese bitcoin exchanges OKCoin, Huobi and OKCoin themselves, China-based cryptocurrency trading platforms are not being banned by local financial regulators. Earlier today, on September 9, state-owned financial ne...
Overstock Integrates Cryptocurrency Payment API from ShapeShift
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Overstock Integrates Cryptocurrency Payment API from ShapeShift

Cryptocurrency asset exchange service ShapeShift announced today a new partnership with leading e-commerce marketplace Overstock.com. Overstock has offered its customers the ability to purchase a wide range of products including home goods, clothing, electroni...
Where are Crypto Exchanges Heading?
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Where are Crypto Exchanges Heading?

Given that Waves has its own decentralised exchange, I’m often asked about the prospects of development for crypto exchanges. As the blockchain sector grows, will they continue to exist as niche products, or will they be absorbed by the current market leaders?...
Coinigy Removes Bitcoin Exchanges BitVC and Yunbi from Platform
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Coinigy Removes Bitcoin Exchanges BitVC and Yunbi from Platform

Cryptocurrency cloud trading application Coinigy announced within the last week the removal of two cryptocurrency exchanges including Coinigy Removes Bitcoin Exchanges BitVC and Yunbi from Platform from the platform. First, Hong-Kong based BitVC is being re...
Wanchain: Cross-Chain Transactions for Digital Finance
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Wanchain: Cross-Chain Transactions for Digital Finance

The momentum pushing cryptocurrency markets worldwide isn’t slowing. As the inherent value of crypto assets and blockchain technology, the industry’s growth trajectory is accelerating. However, as increasing numbers of digital currencies launch and build va...
ViaBTC CEO: China Will Ban Bitcoin Exchanges
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ViaBTC CEO: China Will Ban Bitcoin Exchanges

ViaBTC CEO Haipo Yang tweeted that “China will shut down all exchanges,” lending credence to the rumors that the country will make it illegal to operate a bitcoin exchange. Earlier today, regional Chinese media outlet Caixin posted an article claiming that ...