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DX.Exchange Claims Security Vulnerability Has Been Patched

Brian Evans - Jan 11, 2019

After a tumultuous few days since initially launching their trading platform, the DX.Exchange has made a statement to address the security issues that created vulnerabilities in their…

Asia-Pacific
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Coincheck Wins Crypto Exchange License 12 Months After Major Hack

Brian Evans - Jan 11, 2019

Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, which suffered a $530 million hack in January of last year, is now a licensed entity.

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Japanese Crypto Exchange Coincheck Granted a License, a Year after $530 Million Hack

Brian Evans - Jan 11, 2019

Nearly one year after a $0.5 billion hacking incident, Coincheck has been handed a cryptocurrency exchange license. In a statement, the exchange’s operator indicated that beginning January…

Asia-Pacific
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Thai Finance Ministry Awards Licenses to 4 Crypto Firms, Rejects 2

Brian Evans - Jan 10, 2019

Thailand's Ministry of Finance has granted digital asset business licenses to four crypto firms, while rejecting two others.

DX.Exchange
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Dx.Exchange Has Serious Security Weaknesses that Could be Easily Criminalized

Brian Evans - Jan 10, 2019

When the Dx.Exchange platform launched earlier this week, it was met with much fanfare and exposure across the financial news arena. However, major problems are already afoot.…

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Why Big Crypto Firms Like ShapeShift & ConsenSys Laid Off Many Employees

Brian Evans - Jan 10, 2019

This week, a major crypto exchange ShapeShift was forced to lay off 30 percent of the company’s workforce, letting go 37 employees. In a letter to the…

Erik Voorhees
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Calling Crypto a ‘Harsh Mistress,’ ShapeShift Announces Major Layoffs

Brian Evans - Jan 09, 2019

ShapeShift exchange has become the latest in a string of cryptocurrency and blockchain companies to announce major layoffs due to the ongoing cryptocurrency bear market. In a…

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Kraken: Volume of US Govt. Subpoenas Huge ‘Barrier to Entry’ for Crypto Exchanges

Brian Evans - Jan 07, 2019

Running a crypto-based financial service in the US is becoming difficult due to unconventional legal costs, cryptocurrency exchange Kraken indicated in its latest “transparency report.” Crypto Exchange…

Bitcoin
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Coinbase De-Platforms Gab While Square Allows Bitcoin Withdrawals

Brian Evans - Jan 06, 2019

Gab, an anti-censorship social media platform, has reportedly been de-platformed by Coinbase, one of the world’s largest Bitcoin wallets and exchanges. On January 5, the Gab team…

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Ad Campaign for Winklevoss-Led Crypto Exchange Gemini Raises Eyebrows

Brian Evans - Jan 04, 2019

Gemini has an advertisement on a New York sidewalk that’s got people talking on Crypto Twitter. Rules like mathematics? Sure. Crypto needs that. Rules like "KYC AML…