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Crypto Exchange Binance Ceases Derivatives Trading in Australia

Crypto Exchange Binance Ceases Derivatives Offerings in Australia
Amid regulatory scrutiny worldwide, global cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced that it will cease offering futures, options, and leveraged tokens to Australian users in 90 days. Changes Coming to Binance Australia Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced some changes to its offerings in Australia Tuesday. The exchange will cease offering futures, options, and leveraged tokens to existing Australian users. Binance explained: Effective from 2021-09-24...

This Crowdsourced Project Attempts to Reveal American Politicians That Own Bitcoin

On September 19, 2021, the software developer and cofounder of Casa, Jameson Lopp, announced a new project called bitcoinpoliticians.org which sifts through Congressional financial disclosures and records them into a database. Lopp says the aim is to create “more transparency around bitcoin ownership” and so far he’s analyzed about 13% of Congressional financial disclosures. Jameson Lopp Launches Bitcoin Politician Project These...

LBank Exchange Will List THN (Throne) on September 22, 2021

PRESS RELEASE. INTERNET CITY, DUBAI – LBank Exchange, a global digital asset trading platform, is proud to list THN on September 22, 2021. For all users of LBank Exchange, the THN/USDT and THN/ETH trading pairs will be officially available for trading at 21:00 (UTC+8) on September 22, 2021. In recent months, NFTs have risen in popularity with artists and creators...

NFT Fantasy Football Platform Sorare Raises $680 Million in Series B Led by Softbank

NFT Fantasy Football Platform Sorare Raises $680 Million in Series B Led by Softbank
On September 21, the non-fungible token (NFT) fantasy football platform Sorare announced the company raised $680 million in a Series B funding round led by Softbank. The capital raise gives Sorare a new valuation of around $4.3 billion and the company plans to open a U.S.-based office. Sorare Reveals $680M Capital Raise Non-fungible token (NFT) assets have seen phenomenal growth this...

Robinhood Testing New Crypto Wallet and Cryptocurrency Transfer Features: Report

Robinhood Testing New Crypto Wallet and Cryptocurrency Transfer Features: Report
Stock trading and investing app Robinhood has reportedly been testing new features, including a crypto wallet and cryptocurrency transfers. "The ability to deposit and withdraw cryptocurrencies is tricky to do with scale, and we want to make sure it’s done correctly and properly." Robinhood to Add Crypto Wallet and Transfer Features Investing app Robinhood is “quietly” testing several new features, Bloomberg...

Avalanche Defi Platform Vee Finance Attacked — $35 Million in ETH, BTC Siphoned

Avalanche Defi Platform Vee Finance Attacked — $35 Million in ETH, BTC Siphoned
On September 21, 2021, an Avalanche-based decentralized finance (defi) platform Vee Finance announced that it suffered from an incident that siphoned 8,804 ether and 213 bitcoin out of the system. The team has suspended the defi platform contracts and stressed that the stablecoins have not been “affected by the attack.” Defi Project Vee Finance Suffers a Loss of $35 Million...

Coinbase Abandons Plan to Launch Lend Program After SEC Threatens Lawsuit

Coinbase Abandons Plan to Launch Lend Program After SEC Threatens Lawsuit
The Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has dropped its plan to launch a lending program after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) threatened to sue the company. Coinbase Will Not Launch Lending Program Coinbase announced Friday that it has decided not to launch the Lend program. The exchange wrote: Our goal is to create great products for our customers and to advance...

Poland Confirms Arrest of Former Wex Exchange Executive in Warsaw

Poland Confirms Arrest of Former Wex Exchange Executive in Warsaw
Reports of the detention of Dmitry Vasiliev, ex-head of the bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange Wex, have been confirmed by authorities in Poland. The former executive of the platform, allegedly involved in the theft of funds worth millions of dollars, faces possible extradition to Kazakhstan. Prosecutor’s Office Confirms Vasiliev Is in Custody in Poland Dmitry Vasiliev, who once managed the largest Russian...

PureVPN Can Help Crypto Users Stay Secure and Access International Exchanges

Crypto users access their wallets and exchanges day in and day out and making sure it remains secure is one of their top concerns. While most of these apps have great security features like multi-factor authentication and biometrics, what happens to your data while it travels through the network is still an area of concern. This is where a...

New Crypto Aims to Solve ‘Zimbabwe’s Money Problems Using Blockchain Technology’

The Zimbabwean currency's collapse in 2008 and record hyperinflation are widely seen as textbook examples of what can go wrong with a centralized currency. For instance, some cryptocurrency enthusiasts — as well as opponents of the fiat currency system in general — have routinely pointed to the Zimdollar's collapse when arguing for an alternative monetary system. In other instances, entrepreneurs...