Category Archives: Exchange

Circle Rolls Out Cryptocurrency Investing App to 46 US States

Fintech startup Circle has opened up early access to its new cryptocurrency investing app, providing most US customers with instant, commission-free cryptoasset trading. On Tuesday, the Goldman Sachs-backed company sent emails to users who had participated in Circle Invest’s beta testing program, informing them that it had released version 1.0.1 of the mobile brokerage platform, which is available on both Apple and Android. Continue reading Circle Rolls Out Cryptocurrency Investing App to 46 US States

Coinbase Granted UK E-Money License

Major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is making significant strides in its European expansion. San Francisco-based Coinbase has now received an e-money license by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s financial regulator, enabling the cryptocurrency exchange to provide payment- and electronic money services as cash alternatives to customers in the United Kingdom and 23 countries within the European Union. Continue reading Coinbase Granted UK E-Money License

South Korea’s Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Partners BitPay

Bithumb, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has partnered with major cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay to facilitate international remittance payments. Sonny Singh of Bitpay, the chief commercial officer at BitPay, stated that the company is on track to process $4 billion worth of transactions in 2018, and the team is focused on allowing cryptocurrencies like bitcoin to be more accessible for casual users by assisting large-scale retailers to integrate cryptocurrencies as a payment method. Continue reading South Korea’s Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Partners BitPay

Bitcoin Adopters Could Soon Overtake Stock Traders in Indonesia

Indonesia’s biggest exchange platform for cryptocurrencies including bitcoin could soon outrank the national stock exchange by sheer numbers of participants. A single cryptocurrency exchange in Indonesia could soon have more registered users than the country’s 106-year old stock exchange. If the value of bitcoin and the wider cryptocurrency market is in a rut, Indonesians have missed the memo. Continue reading Bitcoin Adopters Could Soon Overtake Stock Traders in Indonesia

Coinbase Wallet Fixes SegWit Implementation Bug

The Coinbase wallet and exchange service has fixed a bug in the payment gateway system which caused users to lose their funds from Bitcoin transactions via the platform. The issue emerged two weeks after the cryptocurrency exchange announced the launch of Segregated Witness (SegWit) support for its transactions. Continue reading Coinbase Wallet Fixes SegWit Implementation Bug