Cryptocurrency Exchange

MrBitcoin November 28, 2019

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced in a blog post on Nov. 28 that it partnered with crypto travel startup TravelByBit to launch a rewards card that facilitates crypto payments on major travel websites. Per the announcement, the card will function like a traditional prepaid card with access to additional discounts and rewards that users will […]

MrBitcoin November 25, 2019

The firm behind a purportedly Estonia-based cryptocurrency exchange DX.Exchange is ceasing operations following a petition filed by employees. CX Technologies, the Israeli company operating DX.Exchange, entered bankruptcy after 78 of its employees filed a petition against the company with an Israeli court, the Times of Israel reported on Nov. 24.  The petition specifically alleged that […]

MrBitcoin November 20, 2019

London-based crypto data provider CryptoCompare has updated its crypto Exchange Benchmark, removing Binance cryptocurrency exchange from the list of the top 10 exchanges. Binance, the second biggest crypto exchange by daily trade volume to date, is not included in the CryptoCompare’s list as the rankings do not rely on aggregate volume data in its analysis, […]

MrBitcoin October 25, 2019

Licensed crypto exchange Huobi Japan has raised 5 million yen ($4.6 million) from Financial Products Group (FPG), a financial instruments business operator. The development was revealed in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 25. Future cooperation on digitized securities Huobi Japan is a wholly-owned subsidiary of major Singapore-based crypto exchange Huobi, which serves […]

MrBitcoin September 12, 2019

Finnish peer-to-peer crypto exchange LocalBitcoins has warned users about alleged security risks associated with anonymous browser Tor Browser. On Sept. 9, transactional compliance expert Richard Bensberg tweeted a screenshot of a LocalBitcoins banner warning Tor users about the risk of losing their Bitcoins (BTC), which stated: “Warning to all Tor users: A Tor browser exposes […]

MrBitcoin August 13, 2019

A soon-to-launch cryptocurrency derivatives exchange has raised $4.3 million from major investors such as the cryptocurrency platform Coinbase and the investment firm SV Angel. The exchange Blade is scheduled to launch in three weeks’ time. Blade’s funding and plans come by way of a Tech Crunch report on Aug. 12. The report notes that in […]

MrBitcoin June 27, 2019

Huobi exchange will expand its operations to Turkey, planning to have a crypto-to-fiat onramp for Turkish users by the end of 2019, according to a press release on June 26. The Singapore-based crypto exchange will be “moving aggressively” to the Turkish market over the next 12 months, since the country has a “very important and […]

MrBitcoin June 7, 2019

More details are now emerging regarding high-level executives for social media giant Facebook’s crypto project, according to a report by CNBC on June 6. According to the report, there are now 100 people known to be working on the crypto project via profiles on professional networking platform LinkedIn. Facebook is also reportedly not done hiring, […]

MrBitcoin May 13, 2019

United Arab Emirates-based cryptocurrency exchange BitOasis has reportedly secured preliminary approval with financial regulators, Bloomberg reported on May 13. Founded in 2015, BitOasis claims to be the Middle East’s first digital currency wallet that uses multi-signature technology. The company previously announced that it was seeking to be fully licensed in the financial center Abu Dhabi […]