Category: Kraken


Crypto Travel Rule Working Group Launches 2.0 Protocol ‘Solving the Discoverability Problem’


Crypto Travel Rule Working Group Launches 2.0 Protocol 'Solving the Discoverability Problem'Just before the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published the organization’s 12-month review, a working group called the Travel Rule Protocol (TRP) released its 2.0 version of the TRP crypto application programming interface (API) in order to “simplify the end-user crypto exchange experience.” TRP is backed by big banks like Fidelity Investments, Standard Chartered, and […]



TSB Bank Plans to Ban Cryptocurrency Purchases Due to Increasing Fraud Numbers: Report


TSBTSB, a British bank, is planning to ban cryptocurrency purchases due to fraud concerns. The company reported an alarming number of fraudulent transactions on cryptocurrency purchases. Reportedly, transactions involving Binance, the cryptocurrency exchange behemoth, are involved in two-thirds of these fraud reports. A Binance representative denies these claims and said the exchange deals with complaints […]



Kraken Weighs in on IPO After Coinbase’s Lackluster Direct Listing Performance


krakenKraken, the US-based exchange, is weighing in on whether to use an IPO or a direct listing to go public. Kraken’s CEO Jesse Powell stated that after Coinbase’s performance, they were considering other options for going public next year. The company will be the second crypto exchange to go public in the US if things […]



Major Cryptocurrency Exchanges Explore Entering Indian Crypto Market


Major Cryptocurrency Exchanges Explore Entering Indian Crypto MarketSeveral major global cryptocurrency exchanges are reportedly exploring ways to enter the Indian crypto market. “The Indian market is huge and it is only starting to grow, if there was more policy certainty by now Indian consumers would have been spoilt for choice in terms of exchanges because everyone wants to be here,” said an […]




Two-Fifths of Australian Millennials Prefer Crypto Investments Over Real Estate


A report published by the cryptocurrency exchange Kraken shows that two-fifths of Australian millennials prefer to invest in cryptocurrency assets over real estate. The survey shows that a number of Australians are losing faith in traditional assets like gold, stocks, and real estate. Kraken’s Australia Managing Director: ‘Young Aussies Look for Other Options to Grow […]




More Than 5 Million in Ethereum Worth $13 Billion Rests in the Eth2 Staking Contract


More Than 5 Million in Ethereum Worth $13 Billion Rests in the Eth2 Staking ContractStatistics now show the Eth2 deposit contract has more than 5.2 million staked ether worth over $13 billion locked into the smart contract. The contract launched on November 4, 2020, and three weeks later, the contract met the required threshold to initiate the Beacon Chain. It’s not cheap to become a validator these days, as […]


Court Authorizes IRS to Summon User Records From Kraken Cryptocurrency Exchange


Court Authorizes IRS to Summon User Records From Kraken Cryptocurrency ExchangThe Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has obtained court authorization to serve a John Doe summons on cryptocurrency exchange Kraken. The tax agency is seeking data of users with $20,000 or more in cryptocurrency transactions during the years 2016 to 2020. IRS Wants User Information From Crypto Exchanges The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Wednesday […]





Leading Bitcoin Payments Processor Bitpay Joins Crypto Patent Alliance COPA


Leading Bitcoin Payments Processor Bitpay Joins Crypto Patent Alliance COPAThe world’s largest provider of cryptocurrency payment services, Bitpay has announced the company is joining the Square-founded crypto patent effort the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA). Bitpay has been working with blockchain products since 2011 and the firm will share open-source projects and use a shared patent library with the crypto patent organization. Bitpay Joins […]



Employment Search Websites Show a Vast Amount of Jobs in the Bitcoin and Blockchain Industry


Employment Search Websites Show a Vast Amount of Jobs in the Bitcoin and Blockchain IndustryAs the crypto economy has swelled to close to $2 trillion in value globally, the businesses and operations behind it continue to expand. This means that a great number of companies are hiring and a quick look at popular online directories shows there’s a slew of jobs available. Bitcoin and Blockchain Employment Opportunities The aftermath […]



US Judge Dismisses Antitrust Case Accusing Bitmain, Kraken, and BCH Devs of Manipulation


US Judge Dismisses Antitrust Case Accusing Bitmain, Kraken, and BCH Devs of ManipulationA U.S. court in Miami has dismissed an amended complaint in the lawsuit that accused nine defendants including Kraken founder Jesse Powell, Bitcoin.com founder Roger Ver, Bitmain’s Jihan Wu, and a few open-source Bitcoin Cash developers of collusion. U.S. Magistrate Judge Chris McAliley dismissed the amended complaint under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure on March […]




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