Over 2,000 Investors Back Kraken Crypto Exchange’s $13 Million Crowdfunding

Regulated spot and futures crypto exchange Kraken has completed a $13.5 million round of financing on Bnk To The Future (BF), an online investment platform. With 2,263 participants, at press time, the campaign also represents BF’s most successful funding round by individual donors. The exchange sought the capital as a way to push its valuation past […]

48 Cryptocurrency Exchanges Now Approved in the Philippines

The number of approved cryptocurrency exchanges has been growing in the Philippines. In addition to 11 operators registered by the central bank, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, there are 37 other crypto exchange operators licensed by the government-owned Cagayan Economic Zone Authority. Also read: FATF Releases Global Standards for Crypto Assets 11 Crypto Exchanges Registered […]

PR: Anxone Provides Multi-Layer Security For Crypto Storage

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Security for digital assets: Investors, exchanges, custodians Hacking is a front and center issue for digital asset exchanges. […]

Japan Watchdog Orders Improvements After Fisco Crypto Exchange ‘Violations’

Cryptocurrency exchange owner Fisco is being forced to improve its business management systems after an investigation by the country’s financial watchdog. According to a release from the Financial Services Agency (FSA), on Feb. 13, the agency visited Fisco – a Japanese investment firm that took over ownership of the hacked Zaif exchange in April – […]

Competition Is Forcing Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Get Creative

In the last two years, a Cambrian explosion of cryptocurrency exchanges has given traders a plethora of options. This cornucopia of choice has not resulted in a corresponding increase in quality, however. Most of the platforms that emerged in 2018 have struggled to gain traction, with tier one exchanges increasing their market share and the […]

QuadrigaCX CEO Set Up Fake Crypto Exchange Accounts With Customer Funds

QuadrigaCX’s late founder and CEO used customers’ funds to trade for his own account on other cryptocurrency exchanges, the Canadian firm’s bankruptcy trustee said. In a bombshell 70-page report released Wednesday, Ernst & Young claimed that Gerald Cotten, who apparently died last December, transferred millions of dollars in crypto out of customer accounts and into […]

Consumer Affairs Report Shows 70% Spike in Japanese Crypto Inquiries

Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA) has released its 2019 report and noted a significant spike in inquiries concerning cryptocurrency related issues last year. The report details a 70% increase in 2018 in regard to consumer queries largely stemming from exchange issues. Moreover, over the last two quarters of 2019, the Japanese yen paired with various […]

70% of Crypto Exchanges Have Complied With CoinMarketCap’s Transparency Initiative

Crypto data provider CoinMarketCap says most listed exchanges have complied with its transparency-boosting mandatory data requests. The news marks the end of the first phase of the site’s Data Accountability & Transparency Alliance (DATA) initiative, which pushes for stricter disclosures, which include live trading and order book data. More accurate, timely and unbiased information will enable site users […]

Binance to Launch Bitcoin-Pegged Token on Its Own Blockchain

Binance will issue a number of tokens pegged to leading cryptocurrencies on Binance Chain to boost the number of trading options on its platform. The tokens are also likely to be extended to Binance DEX, the firm’s recently launched decentralized exchange, as they create the potential to in effect move cryptos from different blockchains onto its […]

Russian Hackers May Have Carried Out Largest Ever Crypto Exchange Theft

Russian hackers, not North Korean, may be the bad actors behind probably the biggest ever theft from a cryptocurrency exchange. Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reports Monday that virus variants known to be linked to Russian hackers have been found on employee computers at the Tokyo-based Coincheck exchange. Coincheck suffered a breach in January 2018 that resulted […]