Crypto Exchange

The Malaysia Securities Commission adds Binance to the list of unauthorized companies.

The Malaysia Securities Commission (SC) has added one of the leading crypto exchanges Binance to its list of unauthorized websites, investment, companies, and individuals. The Malaysian regulator stated that the crypto exchange is "operating a recognized market without authorization...

PayPal reportedly collaborates with Paxos to offer crypto services.

One of the leading global payments company, PayPal will partner with Paxos to facilitate the supply of digital currencies for its upcoming crypto services. The crypto news outlet Coindesk cited two sources revealing that the official announcement could be...

Binance CEO says Twitter hack has worked as a massive “advertising” campaign for bitcoin.

The microblogging platform Twitter suffered a major security breach on Wednesday after accounts of over 130 famous personalities were hacked to solicit bitcoins from their followers. After the Twitter banned all verified accounts from tweeting for a while but...

Japanese government includes CBDC in its annual policy roadmap.

Japan will look closer into whether to issue central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). The Japanese government revealed in its annual policy roadmap, a sign that Tokyo may be warming up to the idea as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic heightens...

Binance mining pool announces a partnership with BitRiver.

One of the world's leading crypto exchange Binance had launched a mining pool earlier this year, and now the crypto exchange giant has announced a partnership with BitRiver. BitRiver is a provider for mining in the Commonwealth of Independent...

Twitter accounts belonging to Joe Biden, Jeff Bezos and other famous people hacked in a bitcoin scam.

Twitter accounts belonging to the US former vice president Joe Biden, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and other prominent handles were hacked on Wednesday. Twitter believes this is an attack on some of its employees with access to the company's...

Japanese government to include CBDC consideration in its official economic plan.

According to the Nikkei report, the Japanese government is all set to include the consideration of a CBDC in the Honebuto Plan for Economic and Fiscal Revitalization. The Honebuto Plan is the basis for Japan's economic and fiscal policy, and the...

The US Secret Service will use Coinbase’s blockchain analytics service.

According to the United States directory for government contracts, USASpending.gov, the Secret Service paid $183,750 for a four-year contract with the crypto exchange that allows them to use its blockchain analytics service. The agency began using Coinbase Analytics on...

Crypto scammers reportedly stole $24 million in Bitcoin in the first six months of 2020.

Crypto scammers reportedly stole around $24 million in bitcoins in the first six months of 2020. According to the Whale Alert and Scam Alert report, some $38 million in bitcoin was stolen over the past four years, not including...

Malaysia securities regulator warns against using crypto ATMs after a series of scams.

The Securities Commission Malaysia issued a public warning earlier this week, urging consumers that firms operating cryptocurrency ATMs are technically operating digital asset exchanges, which first need to be authorized by the regulator. The regulator has yet to approve any cryptocurrency...

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The world’s reserve currency US dollar is getting weaker compared to crypto, says Ripple CEO.

While the US dollar won't give up its position as the world's reserve currency any time soon, it's definitely...