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Cryptocurrency exchange Binance unveiled the platform’s first look at its upcoming decentralized exchange (DEX) on Thursday. Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume, announced back in March that it plans to launch a new public blockchain for the purposes of developing the Binance Chain, a platform to transfer and trade different crypto …

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Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has acquired mobile ethereum wallet Trust Wallet, the startups announced Tuesday. The acquisition will enable Binance to add a mobile wallet to its services, while Trust Wallet will be able to tap into advantages offered by the exchange, including both its existing user base and a proposed decentralized exchange, according to a press …

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MSX, the newly launched fintech arm of the Malta Stock Exchange, has inked several new deals aimed at creating new marketplaces for tokenized securities. The newly inked deal sees MSX team up with Neufund, a platform for securities tokenization and issuance, to build a “regulated and decentralized, global stock exchange for listing and trading tokenized securities …

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Binance, one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, is reportedly among a number of investors backing a decentralized bank to be launched in Malta. Bloomberg reported Thursday that Binance had confirmed it has acquired a 5 percent stake in the so-called Founders Bank at a €133 million euro ($155 million) pre-investment valuation. Founders Bank …

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A goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has been named as the head of crypto exchange Binance’s new charity foundation. Announced today, the move puts Helen Hai – whose work is primarily focused on development in Africa – at the top of the Binance Charity Foundation, the philanthropic arm of one of …

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Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, has suspended its trading services, hours after one token on its platform was reported with irregular transactions. Syscoin, a distributed network based on a fork of the bitcoin protocol, said on Twitter around 21:00 UTC on Tuesday that it noticed a potential issue with its system …

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The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange has just launched a fiat trading pair in Uganda. Binance, the largest exchange by volume according to CoinMarketCap, announced Thursday that it was starting a fiat-crypto trading pair with the Uganda shilling. Moreover, the company also announced its first fiat crypto exchange in the nation, called Binance Uganda, according to …

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China-based FCoin – a new cryptocurrency exchange launched in May that takes a novel revenue model – has come under the spotlight after its trading volumes appear to have almost immediately far surpassed some of the largest exchanges. While the platform’s trading data is currently not visible on more notable third party sites such as …

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The Malta Stock Exchange announced today that Binance, one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges, is backing its newly launched program to support fintech startups and entrepreneurs. Known as a tiny archipelago between Sicily and the North African coast, Malta, along with several other microstates including Bermuda, Liechtenstein, Gibraltar and San Marino, have joined the race …

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Invented to democratize access to funding, it could be argued the crypto token hasn’t quite lived up to its goal. Already gone are the days when any investor could get access to the next big offering (most early issuances, it seems, are now catering to the same stable of Silicon Valley VCs). But one new project …

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Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has announced it is launching a $1 billion “Social Impact Fund” to foster the growth of blockchain and cryptocurrency startups. Ella Zhang, head of the exchange’s incubator program Binance Labs, said during an online meetup Thursday that the capital for the fund will be coming from Binance’s own …

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When it comes to regulating blockchain tech, bigger isn’t always better – at least that’s the thesis driving Bermuda’s nascent regulatory efforts. “Small ships can turn quickly. That’s the beauty of Bermuda,” Premier David Burt told CoinDesk. Bermuda is one of several small territories and microstates striving to leverage their nimble governments to attract blockchain and crypto …

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Zhao Changpeng, the CEO of popular crypto exchange Binance, said that the initial coin offering (ICO) model is preferred to venture capital – even with the risk of fraud. In a blog post published Monday entitled “ICOs — Not Just ‘Good-to-Have,’ But Necessary,” the Binance chief took aim at the VC world, notably writing that he …

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Binance plans to set up its new global compliance center in Bermuda over the next few months, Premier David Burt has announced. Speaking at a joint press conference on Friday, Burt announced that a memorandum of understanding has been signed, under which the Binance Charity Foundation will put $10 million toward educational programs related to the tech. An additional …

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Zhao Changpeng, the founder of Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume, has denied an allegation that he breached an exclusivity agreement with a noted VC firm while negotiating over a potential investment. In a blog post published Thursday, Binance issued a response to a report yesterday which revealed that Zhao …

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The founder of one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges is being sued by a big-name venture capital firm for allegedly breaching an exclusivity agreement. According to a report by Bloomberg published Wednesday, Binance’s Zhao Changpeng is currently facing a lawsuit brought to the high court in Hong Kong by California-based venture capital firm Sequoia Capital. Citing …

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New York’s attorney general is taking a closer look at some of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency exchanges. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the “Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative” on Tuesday, saying it was “a fact-finding inquiry into the policies and practices” of cryptocurrency trading platforms. Letters were sent to 13 exchanges, seeking information about their “operations, …

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Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced that it will be opening an office in Malta in the wake of yesterday’s news that Japanese regulators had issued a warning to the exchange, Bloomberg reports today, March 23. Hong Kong-based Binance, which is the number one exchange by 24 hour volume listed on CoinMarketCap, will work with …

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Japan’s top financial regulator has issued a warning to cryptocurrency exchange Binance. In a statement published by the Financial Services Agency on Friday, the agency confirmed Thursday’s news that suggested Binance was about to be warned by the financial watchdog given its lack of registration with the regulator. Yet the statement does not entail whether the …

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Bitcoin prices lost around 4 percent Thursday, March 22 and altcoins followed after a controversial regulatory problem at cryptocurrency exchange Binance unsettled markets. BTC/USD rose above $9000 March 20 and found broad support at that level before news involving Binance and Japanese regulators sent prices tumbling by $500 in hours. BTC Price in USD March …

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