Category: Exchanges

Uniswap Captures $2 Billion Locked, Dex Volume Outpaces Second-Largest Centralized Exchange

Uniswap Captures $2 Billion Locked, Dex Volume Outpaces Second-Largest Centralized Exchange

The decentralized exchange (dex) built on Ethereum, Uniswap has accumulated a whopping $2 billion in total value locked (TVL) this week. Tuesday’s data shows out of all the decentralized finance (defi) application’s Uniswap dominates the $11 billion landscape by over 18%.Just recently, the defi space has touched a few new milestones as the ecosystem’s TVL […]

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An analysis of cryptocurrency exchange growth in niche markets

An analysis of cryptocurrency exchange growth in niche markets

Quick Take High entry barrier and high growth markets in Latin America, Africa and Asia could be the next big contributors to global cryptocurrency exchange growth. Many of the featured exchanges act as a first ever touching point with modern financial applications for a large part of currently still unbanked populations. This research piece is […]

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Gemini now supports ‘shielded’ Zcash withdrawals for added privacy

Gemini now supports ‘shielded’ Zcash withdrawals for added privacy

Crypto exchange Gemini has added support for “shielded” Zcash (ZEC) withdrawals for an additional layer of financial privacy. Gemini said the move makes it the first regulated exchange to offer this feature. Gemini’s rival, Coinbase, does not yet support shielded ZEC withdrawals. ZEC addresses are of two types: “Transparent” that start with a “t,” and […]

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Bitfinex Offers $400 Million in Rewards to Get Back 120,000 Stolen Bitcoins

Bitfinex Offers $400 Million in Rewards to Get Back 120,000 Stolen Bitcoins

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex is offering rewards of up to $400 million to the hackers who stole almost 120,000 bitcoins from its platform in 2016 as well as anyone putting it in touch with the hackers.Up to $400 Million Reward for the Recovery of Stolen BitcoinsBitfinex announced on Tuesday that it is offering up to $400 […]

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Crypto Derivatives Set New Records, ETH Futures Set All-Time Highs, CME Open Interest Spikes

Crypto Derivatives Set New Records, ETH Futures Set All-Time Highs, CME Open Interest Spikes

Digital currency derivatives have been on fire during the last two weeks as ethereum futures volumes touched an all-time high on Sunday. The popular derivatives trading platform Deribit saw 1.9 million ETH contracts traded and CME Group is now the third-largest exchange in terms of bitcoin futures open interest. Data shows that cryptocurrency futures and […]

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European Bitcoin Exchange Hacked for $1.4 Million, Claims It Cannot Afford to Repay Users

European Bitcoin Exchange Hacked for $1.4 Million, Claims It Cannot Afford to Repay Users

2gether, a Spanish cryptocurrency trading platform, has been hacked for about $1.4 million and company executives claim that they do not have the money to repay customers.Chief executive officer Ramon Ferraz Estrada said over the course of several tweets on Monday that the breach of July 31 affected crypto investment accounts and exposed user private […]

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Single Miner Reorgs Ethereum Classic – Devs Report a Chain Split

Single Miner Reorgs Ethereum Classic – Devs Report a Chain Split

Members of the Ethereum Traditional group reported that the network suffered a reorganization (reorg) as of late.The blockchain network is asking service suppliers to cease deposits while it carries out upkeep of the chain.Basically the newest occasion follows a identical attack in January 2019, which led to a pair exchanges taking pre-emptive action.Every Ethereum Traditional […]

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Coinbase Reviewing 19 Crypto Assets for Listing, Including Wrapped Bitcoin and Paxos Gold

Coinbase Reviewing 19 Crypto Assets for Listing, Including Wrapped Bitcoin and Paxos Gold

Crypto alternate Coinbase said Friday that it’s a ways reviewing 19 cryptocurrencies for doable checklist.These new property are: Ampleforth, Band Protocol, Balancer, Blockstack, Curve, Gain.ai, Flexacoin, Helium, Hedera Hashgraph, Kava, Melon, Ocean Protocol, Paxos Gold, Reserve Rights, tBTC, The Graph, Theta, Uma, and Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC).Coinbase said the evaluation assignment contains “foremost technical and compliance […]

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