Binance Relaunches With $1.2M Giveaway Following System Upgrade

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is preparing to leave its $40 million hack behind it, confirming it had relaunched most of its service May 15. Binance Goes Live (Again) Only around one week after hackers managed to circumvent security mechanisms in what CEO Changpeng Zhao said was a coordinated attack, Binance is finishing its last checks before […]

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Hacked Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Opts For Liquidation

Hacked cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has appointed liquidators as executives warn of an investigation lasting “months rather than weeks.” Meanwhile, Binance is undergoing a major upgrade. Cryptopia Users Brace For Long Haul In a press release May 14, accounting firm Grant Thornton confirmed it was overseeing liquidation procedures at the New Zealand exchange, which lost $23 […]

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Binance Coin (BNB) is Marching Towards Its 2019 All-Time High

Binance Coin (BNB) appears to have shaken off the drama of the past two weeks and steadily approaches is 2019 all-time high. Binance Coin (BNB) Overview While Binance Coin 00 has been one of 2019’s top performers it has been something of a laggard over the past week, especially when compared against Bitcoin’s price action. […]

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Binance Hackers Stole Only Bitcoin For This One Important Reason

Hackers stole $40 million in Bitcoin from cryptocurrency exchange Binance specifically because they trusted it most. ‘Bitcoin Ledger is the Most Immutable’ That was the conclusion circulating among the cryptocurrency community May 8 in the days after one of the world’s biggest trading platforms accepted it was unlikely to recover the funds and would need […]

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‘Shocked He Went There:’ Crypto Takes Sides On Binance’s Alleged Bitcoin Reorg Plan

Cryptocurrency’s best-known figures continue to debate exchange Binance’s handling of its $40 million hack amid claims executives planned to undo past Bitcoin transactions.  Binance CEO Rejects Reorg In a lengthy debate still playing out on social media, Binance received mixed reviews after CEO Changpang Zhao appeared to suggest there was a plan to conduct a […]

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Bitcoin Price Regains $6000 Trajectory As Markets Shake Off Binance Hack

Bitcoin price was stabilizing close to $6000 on May 8 after new controversy over a cryptocurrency exchange sent markets tumbling.  What Hack? Data from Europe-based trading platform Bitstamp, which tends to offer Bitcoin price tracking at the lower end of the spectrum, put BTC/USD at $5840 as of press time Wednesday. The modest 0.6 percent […]

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Binance Survey Reveals 65% Would Donate to Anti-Craig Wright Legal Fund

Two-thirds of cryptocurrency users would back a fundraising initiative to help those being sued by self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator Craig Wright. Zhao Scheme Gets Majority Support In a survey, Changpeng Zhao, CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Binance, asked followers whether they would back his plan to use the Blockchain to create a fund for legal fees and […]

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Is Binance’s Changpeng Zhao the ‘Zuckerberg’ of Crypto?

Believable parallels have been drawn between Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao and Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook on podcast #74 of Coin Talk hosted by Aaron Lammer & Jay Caspian Kang, titled “When Trolls Get Rekt.” The podcast was later covered by Forbes contributor Billy Bamrough who covers cryptocurrency-related content for the publication. In his article, Bamrough shared several […]

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