Category: Binance

Binance Renames Its USDT Market to Combined Stablecoin Market

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has renamed its Tether (USDT) Market to be a combined Stablecoin Market (USDⓈ), according to an announcement published Nov. 26. This will purportedly allow the exchange to support more trading pairs of stablecoins. The exchange also notes that USDⓈ is not a new stablecoin, but the symbol of Binance’s new stablecoin […]

Top Crypto Exchange Binance Adds Circle’s USD Coin in Latest Stablecoin Support Move

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced it would list Circle’s USD-pegged stablecoin USD Coin (USDC) in a blog post Nov. 15, with deposits opening immediately. USDC, which the financial services company announced in May this year and released in September, is one of an increasing number of cryptocurrencies notionally tied 1:1 with a major fiat currency. […]

Mining Giant Bitmain Sues Unknown Hacker for Alleged Theft of $5.5 Million in Crypto

China-based Bitcoin (BTC) mining giant Bitmain has sued an anonymous hacker for the alleged theft of cryptocurrency worth $5.5 million from Bitmain’s account on Binance in April, according to a lawsuit filed with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington at Seattle on Nov. 7. As stated in the court document, an […]

the Great Tether ‘Unpegging’ and Wozniak Gets Into Blockchain

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Binance, a16z-Backed Oasis Labs Launches Blockchain Startup Hub

Blockchain cloud computing platform Oasis Labs announced a partnership with major names in crypto and venture capital to launch a blockchain tech hub called the Oasis Startup Hub, the firm announced at San Francisco Blockchain Week October 8. According to the company’s press release, the Oasis Startup Hub aims to create an ecosystem for blockchain […]

Binance Releases Demo of Decentralized Exchange

The CEO of cryptocurrency trading platform Binance Changpeng Zhao announced a demo of the platform’s decentralized exchange in a tweet today, Aug. 9. In a six-minute video attached to the tweet, Zhao presented a “casual, early, pre-offer”  demo of the decentralized exchange. The CEO said not “to expect too much” for now, adding that it […]

Bitcoin Holds Recent Gains Amid a Checkered Market Outlook

July 25: Bitcoin (BTC) is holding its newly won gains, having led the week’s impressive uptick to stay above $8,000. Other leading cryptocurrencies are seeing mixed fortunes, according to data from Coin360. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is trading around $8,200 to press time, down about half a percent on the day. The leading […]

Crypto Exchange Kraken To End Services In Japan, Cites Rising Costs Of Business

Crypto exchange Kraken will end its services in Japan, according to an emailed statement, Bloomberg reports today, April 17. Kraken, which it has been operating in Japan since October 2014, said in the statement that its decision to shut down services in the country is based on the rising costs of doing business there. The […]

Malta Determined To Become the ‘Blockchain Island’: Regulations, Adoption, Binance Headquarters

Malta has made it obvious that it wants to become the “Blockchain island” and it seems determined to achieve its goal. A notable confirmation that Malta is moving in the right direction regarding Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) regulation was the recent announcement by Binance. The largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world by volume chose Malta […]