By CCN Markets: Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange by trading volume, is launching in the U.S. with a partnership with BAM Trading Services Inc. as Binance.US. Speaking to CCN in an exclusive interview, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao explained the motive behind the company’s decision to expand into the U.S. and the team’s view of the regulatory landscape in the U.S. Why binance is finally launching in the u.s. As seen in the recent fallout between Bittrex and the regulators of New York, the U.S. remains a tough market for both crypto startups and large-scale exchanges to crack due to
Banking startup 2gether is launching a prepaid Visa debit card that allows eurozone-based users to spend cryptocurrencies.
Hodl Hodl, a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange, has announced that it is launching a prediction market on Bitcoin. Slated for launch in the spring of 2019, it would be the first Bitcoin-based prediction market to go live on Bitcoin’s mainnet.
A prediction market is a novel application of blockchain technology. The betting platforms allow users to secure odds, futures and outcomes with smart contracts. Two users place funds (traditionally, ether) into a smart contract to bet on futures for any given outcome; when the outcome arrives, the smart contract automatically pays out to the winner.
TomoChain (TOMO), a proof-of-stake blockchain platform that features a 150-masternode architecture, has been on a tear since launching its mainnet in mid-December. Over the last 2 months, TOMO has surged from roughly $ 0.17 to $ 0.434491, representing a 163% increase. TOMO, which trades on KuCoin, YoBit, Hotbit and Gate.io, currently holds a $ 25.6 million market cap with a […]
One of the largest banks in the Philippines is reportedly launching a two-way cryptocurrency ATM that is in compliance with Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ specifications. In the Philippines, the central bank regulates cryptocurrencies “when used for delivery of financial services, particularly, for payments and remittances.”
The Philippine Star reported on Wednesday that the Union Bank of the Philippines (Unionbank) machine will be the country’s first crypto ATM that complies with the rules set by the central bank, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). The project is part of the Philippine government’s regulatory sandbox. The bank says it has been collaborating with the BSP to provide Filipinos with innovative solutions.
The price of Beam (BEAM) is now up around 90% in the past month as investors and miners begin to warm up to the new Mimblewimble privacy coin. To read this article you must be a subscriber Members can login here. Subscribe for $ 10/month Subscribe for $ 60/year SludgeFeed Premium members gain access to exclusive content that’s […]
According to a report by local news outlet BeITA, Belarusbank, the largest bank in Belarus, is considering the launch of its very own cryptocurrency exchange platform. The plans for the exchange were revealed by Viktor Ananich, the Chairman of Belrusbank’s board. Speaking with Belarus 1 TV channel, Ananich remarked: “We are considering a possibility to establish a cryptocurrency exchange. We are working on it.” For Belarusbank, Digitization is the Future The bank is looking to intensify its focus on digitization, and it is reportedly seeking ways to expand its range of services by forming alliances with various mobile service providers.
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MoneyToken, one of the leading global crypto-lending platforms offering crypto assets-backed loans, has announced the launch of their new MoneyToken Exchange platform in a collaboration with Huobi Cloud.
This gives MoneyToken the ability to leverage Huobi’s technical expertise and security know-how, plus gives users access to the liquidity that Huobi Cloud has to offer.
Dx.exchange is launching a new cryptocurrency platform that tokenizes the stock market. The Estonia-based fintech company is the first non-CFD crypto exchange to offer stock trading that are tokenized on the blockchain. Publicly listed companies like Google, Facebook, Intel and Apple will be listed on DX.exchange. This is the first time securities can be purchased directly with
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Facebook has embarked on an aggressive hiring spree to woo crypto experts to expand its blockchain group amid speculation that the social media monopoly is considering launching its own cryptocurrency. Facebook formed its blockchain unit in April 2018 with David Marcus, the former president of PayPal and VP at Messenger. Marcus is a longtime cryptocurrency advocate and
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Monex Group, a major Japanese financial services company and the parent company of cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, has unveiled its plan to launch a crypto exchange in the U.S. next quarter. The company has also shared its expansion plans for Coincheck in Japan.
Tokyo Stock Exchange-listed Monex Group (8698.T) held a business strategy briefing session on Wednesday to outline its U.S. expansion plan through its subsidiary Tradestation.
Blockstack, a project building a browser for decentralized applications on top of the Stacks blockchain, has unlocked approximately $ 25 million in funding from its December 2017 token offering after successfully launching its network. Blockstack PBC unlocks ~$ 25M after successfully launching the Stacks blockchain (Milestone 1). We’re hiring! https://t.co/NKGWokEykw — Muneeb Ali (@muneeb) December 13, 2018 […]
The second largest stock exchange in Germany, the Stuttgart Exchange Group and the banking institute SolarisBank are joining forces to create infrastructure for a zero-fee crypto exchange. While some digital currency fanatics welcome large banking establishments into the crypto-affray, others believe it goes against the decentralized nature of cryptocurrency. However, you cannot stop the market … Continued
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New.Bitcoin.com has confirmed that the exchange-traded product tracking an index of five leading cryptocurrencies will start trading on Switzerland’s principal stock exchange on Nov. 21. The exchange has also confirmed that this product is not an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The country’s financial regulator, Finma, explains the differences.
Differences Between ETPs and ETFs
The news of the cryptocurrency exchange-traded product (ETP) by Zug-based Amun AG having been approved by Switzerland’s principal stock exchange, Six Swiss Exchange, spread throughout the crypto community over the weekend.
The Venezuelan government has recently launched a Petro savings plan that allows the country’s citizens to put their money into the oil-backed cryptocurrency and “save by means of a certificate.” Venezuela Launches Petro Savings Plan for 18 Million Citizens According to local news outlet Telesur, the savings plan is part of the “Comprehensive National Cryptoasset
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PIVX (PIVX), a privacy coin that leverages a customized Zerocoin protocol, is gearing up to launch its very own decentralized cryptocurrency exchange, ZDEX. ZDEX, the world's first ZKP privacy enabled decentralized exchange is coming soon and the count down has begun! https://t.co/HiWBvDT6wU ZDEX will run on the $ PIVX masternode network and will enable direct trading of […]
A major crypto exchange in India, Unocoin, has officially announced the launch of its crypto ATMs. CEO Sathvik Vishwanath told news.Bitcoin.com that, initially, the company plans to deploy 30 machines in three Indian cities. “These ATMs help people to cash in and cash out which was not possible before” due to the crypto banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank.
30 Crypto ATMs in 3 Cities
Unocoin has officially announced the launch of its cryptocurrency automated teller machines (ATMs). Last week, the exchange confirmed the existence of the project after someone spotted one of the machines and posted a picture of it on social media.
South African blockchain startup Tari Labs has unveiled a free online university that makes training accessible to local and international blockchain developers. Tari was developed and launched earlier this year by local blockchain expert and Monero promoter Riccardo Spagni alongside American investors, Naiveen Jain and Dan Teree. Reasoning Behind New Project Tari particularly aims to readdress
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Bitcoin.com CEO and notable Bitcoin Cash (BCH) advocate Roger Ver is reportedly exploring ways to acquire or launch his own cryptocurrency exchange. According to a recent report by Bloomberg, the new exchange effort is part of a plan to boost liquidity for Bitcoin Cash, while also promoting traffic to come to Bitcoin.com, which also features […]