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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.