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Crypto Exchange HBUS Licenses ‘Huobi’ Brand

HBUS, which has been the exclusive US partner of giant Chinese crypto exchange Huobi, will now be called by the same name. The rebranding includes a change in domain names for both companies. Huobi’s global platform will move to hgb.com, while HBUS will use Huobi.com. This change will probably throw people off for some time. US Crypto Exchange Announces ‘Huobi’ Rebrand Nothing actually changes in the “enhanced” arrangement between the giant and HBUS. HBUS HoldCo. continues to operate its own exchange utilizing Huobi for liquidity and technology. The primary change is…

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Crypto Exchange Kraken Says Government Subpoenas Tripled in 2018

Running a crypto-based financial service in the US is becoming difficult due to unconventional legal costs, cryptocurrency exchange Kraken indicated in its latest “transparency report.” Crypto Exchange Kraken Says Government Inquiries Tripled in 2018 The US-based crypto exchange, which additionally operates in Canada, Europe, and Japan, reportedly received 315 subpoenas from US law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, HSI, CIA, IRS, SEC, and other government bodies. In comparison, the company received only 160 requests from other countries, which it showcased to make the case against the increasing legal costs for fintech…

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Kraken Wades into XRP Cryptocurency Naming Debate

As Kraken adds XRP margin trading, it appears to have been drawn into a Ripple versus XRP naming debate that first emerged earlier this year. How the debate began with Kraken is unclear, but Kraken tweeted in an obvious response to a reference to its adding “Ripple XRP” to the platform and a recent blog post announcing the additions of XRP and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to its margin trading offering. There does seem to be some ambiguous, and maybe tongue in cheek requests to buy “Ripple” shares rather than XRP…

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Bitcoin Exchange Giant Huobi Announces Post-Christmas Layoffs

Huobi Group has announced plans to lay off staff. Chinese mining giant Bitmain Technology and cryptocurrency exchange operator Huobi Group have both announced plans to lay off staff but for different reasons, per reports on the South China Morning Post (SCMP). Bitmain revealed its intention in a statement quoted by the SCMP, calling the layoffs a “minor adjustment” as it restructures to build a sustainable business following the downturn in the market. The firm added: A part of that is having to really focus on things that are core to…

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Binance CEO ‘Very Confident’ in Cryptocurrency Industry’s Future

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) has expressed deep confidence in the prospects of cryptocurrency despite the challenging industry conditions that have defined most of 2018. Speaking during a conversation with “Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East” hostsTracy Alloway and Yousef Gamal El-Din, he also stated that Binance intends to start off the new year “with a bang” in line with the company’s bullish outlook on the sector. In his words:  “2018 has been a tough year in terms of pricing for the cryptocurrency. And we see a lot of projects not making it this…

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Iranian Students in UK Choose Bitcoin as US Sanctions Threaten Survival

The US sanctions against Iran have cut the global economic corridors for the Western Asian country. And the latest victims of this ongoing political mishap are students. According to the Guardian, hundreds of Iranians students in the United Kingdom have been denied banking services. As a result, they are falling behind their payment dues, including their tuition fees. 23-year old Parsa Sadat, a law student at the University of Reading, for instance, has been told to either go to Iran and bring money in cash or face expulsion from his course….

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Hydro to Fork Coinbase-Listed 0x (ZRX), Get Rid of Crypto Token

The Hydro Foundation has announced its decision to fork the 0x (ZRX) protocol. In a statement signed by CEO Tian Li, who is also the CEO of Ethereum DEX platform DDEX, the company revealed that even though 0x has contributed greatly to the growth of DDEX into one of the largest decentralized exchange (DEX) platforms on Ethereum, the strategic focus of the project has become bogged down by a series of wide-ranging endeavours, while the basic processes underlying the DEX are still plagued by rudimentary problems like low liquidity and order collision….

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How Boerse Stuttgart’s Crypto Exchange Will Impact European Market

On December 12, Boerse Stuttgart, the second-biggest stock exchange in Germany and the ninth-largest in Europe, said in an official statement that it plans to introduce a crypto trading platform by the second quarter of 2019. Alexander Höptner, the CEO of Boerse Stuttgart GmbH, stated: “With its combination of technology and banking expertise, solarisBank is a great partner for us to offer central services along the value chain for digital assets. solarisBank’s Blockchain Factory supports us in taking trading in crypto currencies and tokens to the next level and in…

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Major German Stock Exchange to Launch Zero-Fee Crypto Exchange

The second largest stock exchange in Germany, the Stuttgart Exchange Group and the banking institute SolarisBank are joining forces to create infrastructure for a zero-fee crypto exchange. While some digital currency fanatics welcome large banking establishments into the crypto-affray, others believe it goes against the decentralized nature of cryptocurrency. However, you cannot stop the market from evolving and moving towards higher levels of financial integration. Establishing a Zero-Fee Crypto Exchange Although the Stuttgart Exchange Group announced back in May that a zero-fee crypto exchange trading app was on their wish…

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Privacy-Friendly Cryptocurrency Zcash Goes Live on Coinbase.com

Following the launch of Zcash (ZEC) on Coinbase Pro last week, Coinbase has announced support for the cryptocurrency on Coinbase.com and on the crypto exchange’s Android and iOS apps, enabling users to buy, sell, send, receive, or store ZEC throughout the company’s platforms and services. Zcash Now Available on Retail Brokerage Coinbase At the moment, Zcash support is available to customers in most jurisdictions, with the exception of New York state and the United Kingdom. According to the announcement, other jurisdictions may later be added. It will be recalled that following the price…

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