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Japan Roundup: Public Companies Unveil New Mining Plan, Exchange, Token Fund

Three Japanese public companies have individually made announcements regarding their cryptocurrency operations. Forside has grown its mining operation with a plan to sell 7nm bitcoin mining rigs. Farsteps is planning a Singapore exchange launch. Meanwhile, Line Corp, the operator of Japan’s most popular chat app, has added crypto price quotes to its Clova AI assistant […]

UK Exchange Launches First FCA-Regulated Bitcoin Cash Futures Contracts

The UK-based cryptocurrency futures exchange, Crypto Facilities, has announced the launch of the first Bitcoin Cash – Dollar (BCH/USD) futures. Crypto Facilities is regulated by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the new BCH futures products will join the firm’s other crypto-based contracts at 4 pm UK time on Friday, August 17th. Also read: Handcash […]

Crypto Businesses Get Go-Ahead to Operate in Thailand

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Thailand has licensed several cryptocurrency-related businesses to operate, including cryptocurrency exchanges. Magnificent Seven In an official statement, the SEC wrote that the five approved exchanges are Bitcoin Co Ltd (BX), Bitkub Online Co Ltd, Cash2coins Co Ltd, Satang Corporation (Tdax) and Coin Asset. The two approved cryptocurrency dealers […]

Ethereum Classic (ETC) Surges After Coinbase Consumer Confirms Listing

Over the past few weeks, Ethereum Classic (ETC) hit crypto headlines, as multiple exchanges finally announced fiat-to-crypto support for the popular cryptocurrency. Coinbase Consumer Meet Ethereum Classic Coinbase’s support for Ethereum Classic has been in the works for a while now, originally announcing that the firm’s engineering team had begun testing implementation in early-June. Although many… […]

Coinbase Continues To Add 50,000 Users a Day During Bear Market

While the cryptocurrency market has tanked in recent months, many cryptocurrency advocates remain unfazed, with some claiming that the adoption rates will only continue to swell. Critics may classify this sentiment as unwarranted optimism, but Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has recently disclosed figures that allude to the fact that the cryptocurrency market is set on… […]

Binance Demos Decentralized Exchange

Changpeng Zhao has published a video showing a demo of the early stages of the Binance decentralized exchange (DEX), which will be hosted on the Binance Chain. Changpeng Zhao says “As you guys saw, that’s a very casual early demo for the Binance Chain, there’s still a ton of work to be done to turn […]

What Does Facebook Exec’s Departure From Coinbase Board Mean For Crypto?

“Facebase” might’ve been a fictional company name that you heard after David Marcus of Facebook joined Coinbase’s board, as speculation was rampant regarding the potential for collaboration between the two firms. But for now, it seems that any chance of collaboration between the two companies may be ending, as the executive of the social media… […]

Bitcoin Trade Skyrockets on Turkey’s Crypto Exchanges as Lira Plummets

Cryptocurrency trading surged in Turkey on Friday with the news that the country’s struggling fiat currency lira plunged in value on the money markets. More concerns about President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s economic policies and Turkey’s debt level sent the lira spiralling as global markets reflected their concerns about the state of that country’s economy. This […]

6 JPY Exchanges Dominating Japan’s Bitcoin Trading Landscape

Cryptocurrency is a very popular industry in Japan. Ever since the government legalized Bitcoin as legal tender, demand for this speculative asset has not declined by any means. Various exchanges allow people to buy Bitcoin with Japanese yen. The following platforms are listed in alphabetical order, as their daily trading volumes tend to fluctuate a […]

Increasing ICO Interest in Thailand as 50 Apply for Licenses

In Thailand, initial coin offerings (ICOs) may soon be finding their legal footing after approximately 50 ICO projects displayed interest in applying for licenses to operate. Application progress According to local media outlet The Bangkok Post, the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has seen a growing interest in those wishing to raise funds through […]

Can Bittrex USD Trading Options Revive Ripple’s XRP

Bittrex has finally stepped into the fiat sub-industry of crypto exchanges, recently introducing a plan to roll out USD trading pairs to its thousands of users. Welcome XRP And Ethereum Classic To Bittrex’s Fiat-To-Crypto Lineup On Wednesday morning, the Seattle-based Bittrex Exchange announced that it would be launching two new trading pairs come August 20th. This… […]

Coinbase Upping Instant Buy and Sell Limits to $25K

Coinbase, the only major Bitcoin exchange headquartered in the United States, has announced that it is drastically increasing instant buy and sell limits to USD 25,000 per day for ACH and USD 7,500 for debit cards. This limit will be available for customers who complete the full verification process. In the past, Coinbase had a […]