Binance Coin Soars as Next Launchpad Sale Will Be Lottery Format

Participation in the next Binance Launchpad project will be conducted through a lottery format. The move comes following countless community complaints associated with technical issues during the past three token sales. Lottery tickets will be allocated based on the amount of BNB a user holds.  Binance Launchpad Becomes a Lottery Bitcoinist reported earlier this week that […]

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Only These 10 Bitcoin Exchanges Have Real Volume, New Study Finds

New research presented to the SEC by Bitwise Asset Management claims 95% of reported BTC spot volume is fake. According to Bitwise, only 10 exchanges have actual volume… but it’s not all bad news for the bitcoin market. 95% of Bitcoin Exchange Volume is Fake Claims of wash trading and fake volumes are nothing new. […]

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Binance CEO Hints BNB Token ‘Hodlers’ May Get Launchpad VIP Access

Following Celer Network’s ‘successful’ token sale on Binance Launchpad, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao has hinted that a new model where BNB holders will get first dibs on new token launches may be in the works.  Celer Network Sale ‘Success’ Binance Launchpad concluded its third token sale for the year. The project, called Celer Network, sold […]

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Cryptopia Says 9.4% of All Funds Stolen But Aims to Reopen Next Week

Hacked New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia revealed that it’s aiming to re-launch its website by Monday though only in a read-only mode.  Read-Only Cryptopia by Monday According to a recent update posted on Cryptopia’s official Twitter page, the exchange hopes to be able to re-open its website by Monday. However, it will only be in […]

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Coinbase Cloud Storage For Private Keys Generates Wide-Scale Backlash

Cryptocurrency users and business figures alike are reacting with suspicion to a bizarre new security feature unveiled by US exchange Coinbase this week. Back Up Your Funds With ‘Just A Password’ In a blog post February 12, Coinbase announced traders and wallet holders could now store a back-up of their private keys using iCloud or […]

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Binance Chain Will Charge ‘Close’ To $100K to List New Coins

The CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, revealed that the company’s decentralized exchange (DEX), Binance Chain, will charge ‘close’ to $100,000 for listing new coins.  $100K Listing Fee Set ‘Deliberately’ In a 45-minute live ask-me-anything (AMA), CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, said that there will be a listing fee for new coins on the company’s DEX – […]

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Decentralized Exchange Trading Volume Hits All-Time Low

Despite the interest of major cryptocurrency exchanges in pursuing the DEX model, decentralized exchanges have hit an all-time low in terms of USD traded value. Trading Volume at All-Time Low According to a new research by Diar, decentralized exchanges (DEX) have now hit their all-time low in terms of USD traded value. The report outlines that since […]

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Japanese Yen Overtakes the US Dollar in Bitcoin Trading

The Japanese Yen (JPY) has surpassed the USD in terms of worldwide bitcoin trading in the past 24 hours.  Japanese Yen Tops Dollar According to data from Coinhills, the JPY has officially overtaken the USD in terms of bitcoin trading throughout the world. A total of 490,925.45 BTC were traded against the JPY over the last […]

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Thailand Stock Exchange Considering Gov’t License to Trade Bitcoins

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) could become the latest entity to obtain a cryptocurrency trading license in the country. This news comes as the bourse is reportedly mulling to become a licensed digital asset trading platform.  SET Eyes Digital Asset License to Trade Cryptocurrency According to the Bangkok Post, the SET plans to apply to […]

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Opinion: Winklevoss Twins Spam NYC With Ads ‘Proving’ Their Superiority

The Winklevosses certainly aren’t just twiddling their thumbs whilst waiting for an SEC decision on their ETF. This week saw them shilling their Gemini cryptocurrency exchange by spamming New York City with ‘regulations are good’ adverts. Crypto Needs Rules… But Does It? The message that the adverts purportedly push, is that regulatory measures lead to a future cryptocurrency market […]

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