Cryptocurrency

Coinbase Pro Will List Kyber’s KNC Next Week

  • KNC support will be available in all Coinbase-supported jurisdictions, except for the state of New York and the United Kingdom.
  • If an order book does not meet the assessment for a healthy market it will not move to the next phase of the launch.
Loi Luu, co-founder of Kyber Network, speaking at Fluidity 2019 in May. Fluidity

  • KNC support will be available in all Coinbase-supported jurisdictions, except for the state of New York and the United Kingdom.
  • If an order book does not meet the assessment for a healthy market it will not move to the next phase of the launch.
Cameron Winklevoss, left, and Tyler Winklevoss. Getty Images

Gemini Custody Announces Support For 5 More Cryptocurrencies

  • The new cryptocurrencies that are now supported by Gemini Custody are LINK, GNT, NMR, Orchid, and Storj.
  • Earlier this year, the company completed a SOC 2 Type 2 exam, making it one of the most secure digital asset custodian services.
Zeeshan Feroz, CEO of Coinbase U.K., talking about cryptocurrencies and open financial systems at the MJAC Blockchain Summit in July, 2018. MJAC Blockchain Summit

Coinbase Granted Visa Membership, Will Issue Crypto Debit Cards

  • The card will be available in 29 countries across Europe, though U.S. residents won't have access.
  • A total of 9 cryptocurrencies will be supported initially, including BTC, LTC, BAT, REP, ZRX, and XLM.
Roger Ver.

Bitcoin ABC, Jiang Zhuoer Determined to Implement a Mining Tax on Bitcoin Cash

  • Major ecosystem participants, including former supporters of the proposal, have publicly criticised the actions of the most popular Bitcoin Cash node implementation and its representatives.
  • The latest iteration of the proposal features a 5% redistribution amount, a voting system and a whitelist of fund recipients.

Unibright Updates Workshop Packages, Pushes For More UBT Adoption

  • The smallest workshop package is no longer available, while the workshop price of UBT has been re-evaluated to $0.42.
  • UBT is unaffected by the latest crypto market dump and has skyrocketed in 2020 from $0.018 to $0.25, a 1,288% increase.

Binance Expands To Singapore With New License Application

  • The firm's CEO and co-founder, Changpeng Zhao, has said that their Singaporean entity was in close touch with local regulators.
  • If approved, Binance will be regulated under Singapore's current AML and counterterrorist-financing rules.

Roger Ver Explains The Motivations Behind The @Bitcoin Twitter Handle Ownership Change

  • In Ver's words, the original owner was one of the earliest popular bitcoiners who lost his cryptocurrency fortune to a hack.
  • Selling Twitter accounts is prohibited by the service's policies.

Coinbase Pro Now Provides Margin Trading to Eligible Clients

  • Margin trading is suitable for advanced traders who follow complex strategies and want to use the deepest pool of crypto liquidity.
  • Every potential client has to check whether the feature is available in their region at the moment.

Tether To Use Chainalysis’ AML Compliance Tools

  • With the help of Chainalysis' Know-Your-Transaction tool, Tether will be able to track potential criminal activities.
  • While Tether can not confiscate the tokens used in a "high risk" transaction, it can still freeze the wallets that contain them.

Tether Deploys on Algorand

  • Tether announced back in July, 2019, that they will deploy on Algorand.
  • Algorand has become only the fifth blockchain where USDT is available for trading.

OKEx Announces 10th IEO – HyperDAO

  • OKEx and HyperDAO share a common belief in decentralized finance, which led to this partnership.
  • Users can participate from both the OKEx app and OKEx website, but have to complete their KYC2 verification before that.

Ripple Enables Fast Cross-Border Remittance Services Between The U.S. And Mexico

  • MoneyGram has already implemented RippleNet’s On-Demand Liquidity service and is planning to expand its usage.
  • Intermex will reduce costs for one of the most heavily used remittance corridors – the one between the USA and Mexico.

Gemini Becomes First Crypto Exchange to Integrate with TradingView

  • The integration allows users of TradingView to trade digital assets directly on the platform.
  • Only cryptocurrencies supported by Gemini can be traded, including BTC and ETH.

U.S. Marshals Service to Auction 4,040 Confiscated Bitcoin in February

  • Worth nearly $40 million, the confiscated Bitcoins come from over 50 administrative forfeitures and legal cases.
  • Potential bidders are required to deposit $200,000, and will have until 12 February to register for the auction.