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Bitstamp Confirms Acquisition by South Korean Company

Bitstamp has confirmed that it has been acquired by a European subsidiary of a South Korean corporation. Nejc Kodrič will remain the CEO of the exchange. The Korean group also owns gaming giant Nexon and Korbit, the country’s fourth largest crypto exchange. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Bitstamp Acquired The oldest […]


October 30, 2018 0

Bitcoin’s Latest ”Crash” Is Nothing New

Bitcoin’s Latest Crash is Nothing NewThe first quarter of 2018 is on record as the worst in bitcoin’s price history. Just shy of 115 billion USD in market capitalization has been erased. Nearly half of its price from the start of this year is gone. For those relatively new to the ecosystem, it might seem like the time to panic […]

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April 4, 2018 0

Overwhelmed Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Hiring Staff by the Hundreds

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Hiring Staff by the HundredsCryptocurrency exchanges have been overrun for months, as record demand has caused throttling or restriction of service altogether. With exchanges buckling under the strain, a number of platforms have been forced to temporarily shut their books. On Thursday, Bitstamp announced plans to recruit 100 new call center staff as it struggles to feed the crypto […]

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January 19, 2018 0

Exchange Problems Mount at Kraken and Coinbase but Bitfinex Reopens Registrations

Exchange Problems Mount at Kraken and Coinbase but Bitfinex Reopens Registrations for 10k+ DepositsExchanges are regarded by many in the cryptocurrency world as a necessary evil. They provide liquidity and an on-ramp from fiat currency, but many other aspects of their service leaves a lot to desired. From onerous KYC requests to sudden withdrawal of service, nary a week goes by without major exchanges leaving customers seething. This […]

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January 12, 2018 0

Ripple Gateways Can Freeze Users’ Funds at Any Time

Ripple Gateways Can Freeze Users’ Funds at Any TimeRipple has been the talk of the town lately thanks to its rocketing value and growing market capitalization that’s making eyes at bitcoin. $1,000 of XRP bought a year ago would be worth half a million dollars today. But away from the price action, there’s an issue bugging ripple that just won’t go away. It’s […]

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January 4, 2018 1

Bitstamp’s CEO Explains His Decision to List Bitcoin Cash

The oldest and largest cryptocurrency exchange in Europe, Bitstamp, plans to list Bitcoin Cash (BCH) trading pairs at the end of November or early December. Bitstamp revealed its decision to release BCH holdings and list the digital asset this past September due to “high levels of customer demand.” Also read: Internet Archive Adds Bitcoin Cash and […]

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November 21, 2017 0

Bitcoin’s Path to the Moon Draws Closer Breaking $7K New All Time High

Bitcoin's Path to the Moon Draws Closer at $7KBitcoin has reached yet another price milestone as the digital asset has surpassed $7K per BTC on November 2. The decentralized currency has exceeded many expectations this year and continues to rise into 2018.   Also read: Considering Bitcoin An Asset Could Set Back Adoption in Israel The Price of Bitcoin Touches $7,000 Bitcoin markets have […]

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November 2, 2017 0

Washington Politicians Defend Regulations as Cryptocurrency Exchanges Flee

Washington regulators recently introduced exchange rules for any firm wanting to allow customers to trade in cryptocurrency. They said they created Senate Bill 5031 to make the ecosystem fair for cryptocurrency exchanges and their customers. However, a number of exchanges have left the area, because they believe the rules were too burdensome. Now Washington lawmakers […]

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August 17, 2017 0