Category: Exchanges

Bitcoin uptrend not over: Big whales aren’t selling BTC, data shows

Bitcoin uptrend not over: Big whales aren’t selling BTC, data shows

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) is consolidating between the $55,000 to $59,000 range, establishing the mid-$50,000 region as a support area. This trend coincides with strengthening on-chain fundamentals, such as whale and address activity. Since the Bitcoin rally began to accelerate in November 2020, the seven-day average active address has increased in tandem. A pseudonymous […]

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Step by step: How crypto fraud and security breaches are investigated

Step by step: How crypto fraud and security breaches are investigated

It’s every exchange’s worst nightmare: Falling victim to a security breach. An incident can disrupt a trading platform’s operations for weeks, affect customer confidence and damage a carefully cultivated reputation — even causing crypto markets to fall in some cases. Crypto companies have been ramping up their security measures in recent years, determined to ensure […]

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Top Crypto Exchanges Experience Difficulties as Tesla News Prompts Trading Frenzy

Top Crypto Exchanges Experience Difficulties as Tesla News Prompts Trading Frenzy

Binance, Coinbase, Gemini and Kraken are all having technical difficulties under heavy trading load. (Shutterstock) Feb 8, 2021 at 3:46 p.m. UTC Top Crypto Exchanges Experience Difficulties as Tesla News Prompts Trading Frenzy Some of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges were experiencing technical issues Monday after Tesla’s announcement of a $1.5 billion bitcoin investment saw prices […]

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OKEx Exchange to Integrate Bitcoin’s Lightning Network for Faster, Cheaper Transactions

OKEx Exchange to Integrate Bitcoin’s Lightning Network for Faster, Cheaper Transactions

High on-chain fees and transaction times for bitcoin can be off-putting to users, the exchange said. (Rawpixel) Feb 2, 2021 at 3:50 p.m. UTC OKEx Exchange to Integrate Bitcoin’s Lightning Network for Faster, Cheaper Transactions Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx says it will integrate the Lightning Network, a Layer-2 bitcoin payments technology, in the second quarter of […]

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Portfolio App Blockfolio Adds Crypto, Stock Trading to Capitalize on GameStop Drama

Portfolio App Blockfolio Adds Crypto, Stock Trading to Capitalize on GameStop Drama

The app offers trading of crypto assets as well as tokenized stocks listed on derivatives exchange FTX. (Blockfolio) Jan 29, 2021 at 2:08 p.m. UTCUpdated Jan 29, 2021 at 2:34 p.m. UTC Portfolio App Blockfolio Adds Crypto, Stock Trading to Capitalize on GameStop Drama Blockfolio has launched zero-fee cryptocurrency trading within its portfolio tracking app, […]

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