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Ethfinex restarts business under DeversiFi brand
15 August, 2019 11:24

Ethfinex restarts business under DeversiFi brand

Ethfinex, a hybrid cryptocurrency exchange, is reportedly restarting operations after successful business rebranding and management reorganization. The company announced that the platform will be called DeversiFi (former Ethfinex) and will no longer use operational resources of Bitfinex.

Hong Kong protests pushes local Bitcoin price up
15 August, 2019 10:53

Hong Kong protests pushes local Bitcoin price up

Bitcoin began to trade in Hong Kong at a higher price than world average prices, as continued political uncertainty causes a widespread surge in demand.

Binance announces maintenance work on August 15
14 August, 2019 15:44

Binance announces maintenance work on August 15

On August 15, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, Binance announced the start date for technical work. At this time, users will not be able to withdraw funds.

Bitcoin loses position: coin price drops below $11,000
14 August, 2019 13:53

Bitcoin loses position: coin price drops below $11,000

Bitcoin has again returned to a slow fall. At the beginning of the week, the value of the main coin fell to $11 thousand. On August 13, the cryptocurrency lost more than $500.

Seed CX announces tests of deliverable bitcoin swaps
14 August, 2019 11:31

Seed CX announces tests of deliverable bitcoin swaps

The American cryptocurrency trading platform – Seed CX – reportedly launched testing of the physically settled marginal bitcoin swaps.  The exchange from Chicago stated that the swap unit Seed SEF would keep running tests till the end of August. After that, the new product can become available in the US market in case of positive results and green light from the regulator.

UN discloses detailed report for North Korean hacking activity
14 August, 2019 11:06

UN discloses detailed report for North Korean hacking activity

North Korean hackers regularly attack banks and cryptocurrency exchanges to finance the country's nuclear program, as the UN report says. North Korea used massive cyber attacks to get funding for mass destruction weapon development.

Barclays rumoured to cancel partnership with Coinbase
14 August, 2019 10:23

Barclays rumoured to cancel partnership with Coinbase

The international bank Barclays is rumoured to suspend providing services to the major US-based cryptocurrency platform Coinbase. The London-based bank is no longer service Coinbase, so the latter cannot use the Fast Payment System. As a result, the platform's clients are unable to enjoy fast GBP deposit/withdrawal services and has to wait even for several days. 

Beaxy exchange suspends trading on XRP price collapse
13 August, 2019 16:57

Beaxy exchange suspends trading on XRP price collapse

The Beaxy trading platform suspended operations after a large sale of coins from Ripple. The company said that they had already discovered the problem and are now working on its solution.

Poloniex unveils repayment plan for lending pools losses
13 August, 2019 13:55

Poloniex unveils repayment plan for lending pools losses

The US-based cryptocurrency trading platform Poloniex has published a compensation plan for refunding marginal creditors that were affected by margin lending pools problems. The plan was released on Monday. 

SEC charges Veritaseum with fraud ICO
13 August, 2019 13:49

SEC charges Veritaseum with fraud ICO

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has reportedly lodged a complaint against Reginald Middleton from New York and companies connected with Veritaseum charging illegal ICO with fraud features. The lawsuit was filed on August 12, 2019.

CipherTrace: fraudulent companies steals leadership of crypto hackers
13 August, 2019 11:17

CipherTrace: fraudulent companies steals leadership of crypto hackers

Analyst company CipherTrace released a report for the Q2 2019, which states that the number of funds lost due to cryptocurrency theft and fraud this year could reach $4.3 billion.

SEC: decision on 3 bitcoin-ETF delayed till autumn
13 August, 2019 10:07

SEC: decision on 3 bitcoin-ETF delayed till autumn

On Monday, the US Securities and Exchange Commission announced its decision to reschedule the determination of three bitcoin-ETF applications. The delay covered the rule change proposals filed by Bitwise Asset Management, VanEck/SoildX and Wilshire Phoenix. The companies are still striving to launch regulated bitcoin-ETF in the USA.