Category: Binance

New Stablecoins Commence a Fresh Assault on Tether

New Stablecoins Commence a Fresh Assault on TetherCan any stablecoin topple tether? In 2019, the answer to that question was an emphatic ‘No.’ Despite a string of stablecoins being released onto the market, tether (USDT) increased its grip on the cryptoconomy’s fiat supply, racking up $127B of on-chain volume on Ethereum alone. This year, the king of stablecoins faces a renewed assault […]

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Bitcoin Futures Hit 3-Month High in Frenetic Tuesday Trading

Bitcoin Futures Hit 3-Month High in Frenetic Day for the MarketsJanuary 14 was the best trading day of the year for many cryptocurrencies, which saw double or even triple-digit percentage gains. It was also a good day for futures markets, where more than $25 billion in trades was placed on Tuesday. The result constituted the busiest day for futures in almost three months, with the […]

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Institutional and Retail Bitcoin Futures Demand Continues to Climb

Institutional and Retail Bitcoin Futures Demand Continues to Climb2019 saw significant bitcoin derivatives action from firms like CME Group and Bakkt. This year, demand for CME’s bitcoin futures remains strong and the firm’s options products may be available this week. Additionally, Bakkt’s physically-delivered bitcoin futures have consistently seen growth in daily volumes and open interest in 2020. Despite the growth, institutional futures have […]

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Eastern Europe Sees More Fiat Options for Trading Crypto

Eastern Europe Sees More Options to Trade Crypto in Local FiatThe countries of Central and Eastern Europe, a diverse region sometimes referred to as the ‘Second World,’ are at different stages of their economic development and political integration with the EU or other supranational organizations. Having less established traditional sectors, looser regulations and weaker associations creates better conditions for new industries to develop there. Along […]

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Binance Donates $1 Million in Crypto for Australian Bushfire Relief

Binance Donates $1 Million in Crypto for Australian Bushfire ReliefThe cryptocurrency community is again showing its commitment to support charitable goals around the world. Binance, the most active international digital asset exchange, has donated $1 million to help with Australian fire relief efforts and invites the community to join the initiative. The recent bushfire season is considered to be the worst in living memory, […]

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Crypto Fundraising Is Changing Again in 2020

Crypto Fundraising is Changing Again in 2020Funding is a prerequisite for any new crypto project, but with IEOs likely to play a reduced role in 2020, where will the all-important capital come from? While minted entities like Ripple, Tezos, and Tron certainly have the means to plow tens of millions into their chosen ventures, they can’t be expected to finance an […]

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Wazirx CEO on 2020 Outlook, RBI Ban, Crypto Regulation for India

Wazirx CEO on 2020 Outlook, RBI Ban, Crypto Regulation for IndiaThe Indian crypto community has had an eventful year, with a bill on the horizon, the RBI ban’s supreme court hearing, and the community’s efforts toward positive crypto regulation. News.Bitcoin.com interviewed Nischal Shetty, CEO of local crypto exchange Wazirx, about what the Indian crypto industry could expect in the year 2020 and a wide range […]

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As FATF Regulations Galvanize, Crypto Mixing Applications Are Targeted

As FATF Regulations Galvanize, Crypto Mixing Applications Are TargetedSince the inception of Bitcoin, governments have tried to keep track of all the transactions taking place on the public blockchain. As the years progressed, authorities have shown a distaste for cryptocurrency mixing applications like Coinjoin. On Dec. 19, a Binance customer couldn’t withdraw his bitcoin because the exchange told him he used the mixing […]

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A Bitcoin War Is Brewing Over KYC

A Bitcoin War Is Brewing Over KYCEvery year, Bitcoin faces a new foe intent on crippling it by undermining the foundations it was built upon. From mining cartels to developer disputes, Bitcoin has faced a barrage of threats over the past decade. When it’s not internecine conflict taking its toll, it’s external forces including politicians and regulators seeking to exert control. […]

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Getting In and Out of the Cryptocurrency Economy Can Be Costly

Getting In and Out of the Cryptocurrency Economy Can be CostlySince bitcoin and digital currencies have become popular, fiat on and off-ramps have sprung up that allow investors to enter and exit the cryptoconomy. However, many of the entryways into cryptocurrency markets have a hefty fee between 1-4% of the overall purchase and in order to obtain fiat for crypto the fees are just as […]

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Bybit CEO Ben Zhou on Crypto Derivatives and Market Predictions for 2020

Bybit CEO Ben Zhou Talks Derivatives and Crypto Predictions for 202012 months ago, crypto derivatives platform Bybit officially launched. The Singapore exchange, which also has offices in Hong Kong and Taiwan, has enjoyed a fruitful first year, attracting users from North America, Europe, Russia and Asia. With products including BTC, ETH, XRP and EOS perpetual contracts, and a matching engine capable of handling 100,000 tps, […]

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BCH Is An A-Class Crypto for Auditability

BCH: An A-Class, Top-Tier CryptoCrypto research group Coin Metrics recently released issue 30 of its “State of the Network” series, which ranks crypto assets by auditability. Taking into account node operation, synchronization, normal operation, code audit and extraction of ledger data, the top 10 cryptocurrencies by market cap were ranked. These were also ranked on ease of ledger reconstruction, […]

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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Fighting to Escape Binance’s Shadow

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Fighting to Escape Binance’s ShadowIt’s impossible to assess the cryptocurrency landscape without considering Binance. It looms large over the industry, dictating trends, soaking up liquidity, and compelling new exchanges to fight tooth and nail for market share. Most exchanges aren’t gunning to become the next Binance. But they must all exist in its shadow while striving to carve a […]

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Maker’s Stability Fee Drops to 5.5% After Multi-Collateral Dai Announcement

Maker's Stability Fee Drops to 5.5% After Multi-Collateral Dai AnnouncementAccording to the CEO of the Maker Foundation, Rune Christensen, Multi-Collateral Dai (MCD) will launch on November 18. On October 28, Maker’s stability fee was reduced by a ‘whale’ with roughly 94% of the voting power. Also Read: French Ministry of Education Publishes Bitcoin Resource Guide for Educators Maker’s Multi-Collateral Dai Will Launch November 18 […]

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Crypto Traders Rush to Revamp Their Security After Bitmex Dox

Crypto Traders Rush to Revamp Their Security After Bitmex DoxThe world’s largest crypto derivatives exchange Bitmex has accidentally doxed tens of thousands of its users. An email newsletter concerning forthcoming updates to Bitmex indices CC’d a large proportion of the company’s mailing list, exposing the addresses of its users to the public. In a second embarrassment, Bitmex had its Twitter account hacked shortly afterward. […]

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Exchange Tokens Have Outperformed BTC This Year

Exchange Tokens Have Outperformed BTC This YearFew crypto assets have outperformed bitcoin this year, but the handful that have are predominantly exchange tokens. Their success attests to that of the token sale launchpads they have hosted, which have in turn driven demand for exchange tokens. But as IEOs start to wind down, can exchanges sustain the momentum, or will BTC recapture […]

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Speculation Abounds Over the Cause of Bitcoin’s Recent Rally

How the Recent Crypto Rally Compares With Previous Bull RunsCrypto’s most recent bull run began last Friday, October 25, after a significant plunge in prices just days earlier that had some prognosticators worried about a return to late 2018 and early 2019’s bleak crypto winter. Since the recent spike, prices have held relatively steady, suggesting this rally is not just a flash in the […]

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As Crypto Exchanges Exit the US, Which Trading Platforms Will Enter the Breach?

As Crypto Exchanges Exit the US, Which Trading Platforms Will Enter the Breach?The U.S. remains a challenging environment for centralized cryptocurrency exchanges, with major players significantly scaling back their operations and others heading for the door. The most recent casualty of America’s stringent regulatory climate is one time market-leader Poloniex, which has “spun out” from parent company Circle, spinning out of the U.S. market in the process […]

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