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This post was originally published here Binance, the biggest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, is working with crypto compliance and investigation software provider Chainalysis to implement a new global compliance solution, the companies announced Wednesday. As part of the partnership, Chainalysis will provide access to its “Know Your Transaction” compliance software, enabling the exchange to …

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Binance, the biggest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, is working with crypto compliance and investigation software provider Chainalysis to implement a new global compliance solution, the companies announced Wednesday. As part of the partnership, Chainalysis will provide access to its “Know Your Transaction” compliance software, enabling the exchange to monitor cryptocurrency transactions in real-time, according …

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If there’s money to be made in the crypto markets, you can bet traders will be the first on the scene. Such was the case at least last week, when Coinbase Pro, the cryptocurrency trading platform operated by San Francisco startup Coinbase, announced it would list the cryptocurrency 0x (ZRX), a move that put the …

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Barely a week after adding support for the 0x Protocol token (ZRX) on its professional investor platform, crypto exchange Coinbase is enabling full trading for retail investors. The exchange announced Tuesday that coinbase.com, Android and iOS app users would be able to trade, buy, sell or store ZRX, after initially announcing that Coinbase Pro would …

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Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has just announced a new process for depositing fiat currency after the platform halted service in recent days. Announcing the news in a blog post Tuesday, the exchange said the “new, improved and increasingly resilient” deposit system would again allow users who have been verified for know-your-customer (KYC) compliance to top up their …

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This post was originally published here Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has just announced a new process for depositing fiat currency after the platform halted service in recent days. Announcing the news in a blog post Tuesday, the exchange said the “new, improved and increasingly resilient” deposit system would again allow users who have been verified for know-your-customer …

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Bitbox, the cryptocurrency exchange launched by Japanese messaging giant LINE, has announced it is now listing its own token for trading against several major crypto assets. The company said Tuesday that the LINK (LN) token is now exclusively available on Bitbox in trading pairs with bitcoin, ethereum and the U.S. dollar-pegged stablecoin tether. The move …

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Huobi has announced it will list four U.S. dollar-pegged cryptocurrencies this week, making it the latest major exchange to do so in wake of recent issues surrounding the tether cryptocurrency. In an announcement Tuesday, the Singapore-based exchange – currently, the fourth-largest by trading volume – said it will open deposits and withdrawals for TrustToken’s TUSD, …

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Crypto exchange Bitfinex said Monday that withdrawal services are operating “without the slightest interference” – but some of its users would seem to disagree. “Processing complications” led to crypto exchange Bitfinex suspending fiat deposits into customer accounts last week, according to the October 15 blog post. Its move to pause such deposits is a temporary one, …

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Crypto exchange Binance, the world’s largest by volume, suspended withdrawals of the tether (USDT) stablecoin Monday morning during what it called a period of heightened activity. Withdrawal functionality has since been returned, according to Binance’s website, which previously stated “wallet maintenance, withdrawal suspended” on the page for USDT. A customer service administrator on the platform’s English-language …

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Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has announced that it is adding four U.S. dollar-pegged cryptocurrencies to its platform for trading. Rolling out the new additions over Monday and Tuesday, the exchange said in a support notice that it will list TrustToken’s TrueUSD (TUSD), Circle’s USDCoin (USDC), the Gemini Dollar (GUSD) from the Winklevoss-founded New York …

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This post was originally published here Crypto exchange Binance, the world’s largest by volume, suspended withdrawals of the tether (USDT) stablecoin Monday morning during what it called a period of heightened activity. Withdrawal functionality has since been returned, according to Binance’s website, which previously stated “wallet maintenance, withdrawal suspended” on the page for USDT. A customer …

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This post was originally published here Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has announced that it is adding four U.S. dollar-pegged cryptocurrencies to its platform for trading. Rolling out the new additions over Monday and Tuesday, the exchange said in a support notice that it will list TrustToken’s TrueUSD (TUSD), Circle’s USDCoin (USDC), the Gemini Dollar …

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The price of the tether stablecoin (USDT) has fallen to an 18-month low Monday, despite a general rise in the wider crypto markets. The tether-US dollar exchange rate (USDT/USD) fell to $0.925284 at 07:00 UTC  – the lowest level since April 27, 2017 – and was last seen trading at $0.967296, representing a 2 percent …

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Investors will soon be able to trade litecoin on the Winklevoss brothers-founded cryptocurrency exchange Gemini. The exchange announced Friday that it would soon enable deposits and trading for litecoin (LTC), adding the early bitcoin spin-off to its existing offerings of bitcoin, ethereum and zcash. Vice president of engineering at the firm, Eric Winer, wrote in …

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A U.S. crime-fighting agency is urging domestic exchanges to help prevent the Iranian regime from using cryptocurrency to bypass economic sanctions. The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published an advisory Friday, stating that Iran’s “illicit and malign” use of cryptocurrency to “exploit” the financial system includes at least $3.8 million-worth of bitcoin-denominated transactions every year. “While the use …

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Crypto exchange Coinbase just added the 0x protocol token to its professional trading platform, Coinbase Pro. Announced Thursday, the exchange said in a blog post that it had begun accepting deposits for ZRX, and would enable trading around 5:00 A.M. UTC, or after at least 12 hours after the initial announcement. The move represents the …

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The losses related to crypto hacks continue to rise sharply, with nearly $1 billion stolen so far this year, new research suggests. In the first nine months of 2018, hackers stole $927 million from the cryptocurrency exchanges and other platforms, according to a recent report from blockchain security firm CipherTrace. The document, titled “Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering …

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Tech Bureau, the firm behind the Japanese crypto exchange Zaif, has revealed a drastic new plan to compensate users after a major hack last month. Tech Bureau said in a release Wednesday that it had signed an agreement with Fisco – a publicly listed investment firm in Japan – to transfer in full the Zaif business to Fisco’s …

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Tech Bureau, the firm behind the Japanese crypto exchange Zaif, has revealed a refund plan to compensate users after a $60 million hack that happened on the platform last month. Tech Bureau said on Wednesday in a release that it signed an agreement with Fisco – a publicly listed investment firm in Japan – to …

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