Cryptocurrencies

USDT-Margined Futures Now Live on OKEx

OKEx, the world’s largest futures cryptocurrency exchange, today announced the launch of USDT-Margined Futures. After a successful simulation beginning November 5, 2019, BTC/USDT Futures Contracts officially went live today, November 14, 2019, on the OKEx futures market.  Read more »

Defining cryptocurrency exchange integrity: Digital Asset Research Publishes Quarterly Analysis for Trading Venues

Digital Asset Research (DAR), the independent cryptocurrency data and analytics firm, has published the results of its quarterly analysis of cryptocurrency exchanges. This program is designed to identify those venues that meet rigorous measures of integrity, performance and reliability.   Read more »

Avelacom and BEQUANT collaborate to build a diverse and liquid ecosystem for professional crypto traders

BEQUANT, a leading cryptocurrency exchange with prime brokerage services is collaborating with Avelacom, the high-performance global connectivity and IT infrastructure provider; to provide crypto currency market participants with faster access to BEQUANT’s market infrastructure via Avelacom’s low latency network.  Through this initiative BEQUANT’s colocation facilities and connectivity footprint globally will be increased through a point-to-... more Read more »

Growth in Cryptocurrency Transactions in South Africa Calls For Stronger Security Measures

Acknowledging National Cybersecurity Awareness Month this October, leading peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin marketplace and digital wallet provider, Paxful (https://Paxful.com/), is shining the spotlight on the escalating need for security awareness amongst users when trading in digital currency. With criminals becoming increasingly technically proficient, the benefits of cryptocurrencies are also being exploited. Read more »

Security of 5G Made in Poland - 5th European Cybersecurity Forum CYBERSEC 2019

Debate on the security of 5G is growing ever larger in UE and NATO, amongst others due to the technological rivalry between USA and China, as well as the European Commission’s report published in early October on the assessment of risk connected with its security. Experts of the Kosciuszko Institute, organiser of the 5th European Cybersecurity Forum – CYBERSEC 2019, which starts tomorrow in Katowice, Poland, stress that in this race for 5G, the... more Read more »

World's first Entrepreneur Token (E3T) to list on DCoin.com

Global cryptocurrency platform DCoin.com has been selected by E3, a Malaysian entrepreneur development organisation to conduct an initial exchange offering of the world's first Entrepreneur Token E3T (E3 Token). E3 aims to build the world's largest digital ecosystem for global entrepreneurs powered by E3T. E3T is a utility token and acts as a medium exchange among E3 members within a closedloop entrepreneur ecosystem. Read more »

BC Vault joins forces with PARSIQ to offer the most complete, secure cryptocurrency vault system that leaves nothing to chance

Today, blockchain monitoring platform PARSIQ announced a new partnership with BC Vault, a state-of-the-art hardware wallet with industry-defining features for secure crypto storage. By commencing this partnership, and in using PARSIQ’s features, BC Vault will become first crypto hardware wallet with active blockchain monitoring abilities, providing additional security to users and ensuring transparency of transactions. Read more »

CryptoCompare Publishes September Exchange Review

CryptoCompare, the global leader in digital asset data, today released its September 2019 Exchange Review which provides analysis of key developments in the cryptocurrency exchange-traded market. Charles Hayter, Co-Founder and CEO of CryptoCompare, said: Read more »

bitFlyer makes cryptocurrency trading even easier with launch of bitFlyer app

Today, leading cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer has announced the launch of the bitFlyer app across Europe and the USA. The app, available for free on both iOS and Android, will allow users to buy and sell Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Monacoin (MONA) and Lisk (LSK). Read more »

Mastercard’s Principles for Blockchain Partnerships

Not a day goes by without a headline on cryptocurrency, distributed ledger and blockchain initiatives. This technology has undisputable potential and Mastercard, in line with our history of leaning into emerging tech to advance cash displacement and financial inclusion, has been working on blockchain related use cases for several years. Read more »

Ripple invests in Swedish start-up Towo Labs

Towo Labs, a Swedish startup aimed at simplifying crypto self-custody, today announced a strategic investment from Xpring, Ripple’s developer initiative to build the internet of value.  The investment will support Towo Labs’ development of hardware wallet firmware with support for all XRP Ledger (XRPL) transaction types and a trustless, non-custodial web interface to the XRP Ledger. Enabling All XRPL Transaction Types on Hardware Wallets Read more »

Bitcoin Economy Boosting Entrepreneurship in Africa

Blockchain technology and the role of entrepreneurship in driving Africa’s prosperity in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), were some of the key topics taking centre stage at this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa which was held in Cape Town recently. Paxful (https://Paxful.com/), a leading peer-to-peer global bitcoin marketplace, is excited about the improving economic outlook for Africa and entrepreneurial growth opportunities. Read more »

Trustology launches new solution to offer businesses a faster, safer way to secure and manage their cryptoassets

Trustology, a UK based fintech company, focused on accelerating the crypto economy, today announced the beta launch of its Business Account Designed to safeguard cryptoassets held by businesses of any size ranging from small funds, corporates to large institutions, the TrustVault Business Account offers an easier and safer way for account holders to secure and manage their crypto assets from the convenience of a mobile device or via API... more Read more »

CryptoCompare Publishes August Exchange Review

CryptoCompare, the leading provider of cryptocurrency data and indices, today released its August 2019 Exchange Review which provides analysis of key developments in the cryptocurrency exchange-traded market. Charles Hayter, Co-Founder and CEO of CryptoCompare, said: Read more »

It’s no surprise France is banning Libra says CoinCorner CEO

CoinCorner’s CEO, Danny Scott, commented: “It’s been announced that France plans to block Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency in the EU over concerns that it poses a threat to the sovereignty of national currencies. This comes as no surprise given the regulatory backlash Facebook has received since the announcement of Libra back in June. Read more »

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