Cryptocurrencies

Cardano’s Byron Reboot Goes Live, Paving Way to Shelley Mainnet

Proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain Cardano (ADA) went live with its Byron reboot yesterday, March 30, as the project prepares its ...

Strict Japanese Crypto Laws Discourage Foreign Exchanges … For Now

A new report has found strict regulations are discouraging overseas exchanges from opening in Japan, but would likely benefit n...

Virtual Blockchain Week Is A Virus-Proof Crypto Conference

It’s just the kind of event that these sequestered, hunkered-down times call for. With COVID-19 still wreaking havoc on any pla...

Brazilian Crypto Exchange XDEX Announces Full Closure

Brazilian crypto exchange XDEX, which is owned by the largest stock broker in Latin America, announced the end of its activitie...

Institution-Focused Crypto Trading Platform Reports 737% Revenue Increase in 2019

Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed BC Group, the operator of institution-focused digital assets trading platform OSL, reported a 7...

Fake Trading Volumes and the Price of Bitcoin: Are They Connected?

Last year, Bitwise Asset Management reported to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission that 95% of trading volume...

Tokyo District Court Extends Mt. Gox Rehabilitation Plan Deadline

The trustee of now-defunct Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox has extended the deadline for the submission of rehabilitat...

China’s Oldest Exchange OKCoin Readies for Move Into Japan

OKCoin, one of the oldest exchanges in China, is continuing its crypto exchange business expansion, announcing on March 30 that...

Singapore Crypto Exchange Eyes US Expansion After Registering With FinCEN

While global cryptocurrency firms increasingly come to Singapore to benefit from its crypto-friendly ecosystem, some local firm...

HIVE Blockchain Acquires Bitcoin Mining Facility for $2.8M

HIVE Blockchain Technologies, a Canadian publicly-traded ether (ETH) mining firm, has announced on March 30 the acquisition of ...