Coinbase Crypto Services Expand to 11 New Countries: Why it’s Important

On April 17th, word went around that Coinbase crypto services will be expanding to 11 new countries. And the information is true. According to the crypto exchange, Coinbase will expand its crypto-to-crypto conversions and trading services to Colombia and Mexico, among other countries. Here’s what we know. Coinbase Expanding Crypto Services Based in San Francisco,…

The Ultimate Irony of Crypto Trading

opinion David Weisberger is co-founder and CEO of CoinRoutes and a veteran of building trading desks and financial technology businesses. The opinions expressed in this article are his own, and do not reflect CoinDesk’s position. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a free newsletter for the institutional market, with news and…

E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Wins License for New Crypto Exchange

news Japan’s top financial watchdog has granted a license to a cryptocurrency exchange being relaunched by e-commerce giant Rakuten. The country’s Financial Service Agency (FSA) announced the news Monday, stating that the new exchange, Rakuten Wallet, is now registered with the Kanto Local Financial Bureau as a virtual currency exchange service provider under the country’s…

OKEx Blockchain: The OKChain will Test-Launch in June

Malta-based crypto exchange OKEx has announced plans for its own decentralized exchange or DEX on its own blockchain. The company made the announcement on Friday detailing the OKEx blockchain. OKEx Blockchain: OKChain According to a release on Medium, the company detailed how its operations team has been developing a blockchain called OKChain. The blockchain will be…

Mt Gox Creditors Warn Mass Sale Could Put Bitcoin Fork Prices At Risk

feature Mt. Gox Legal, a group of around 1,000 creditors of collapsed crypto exchange Mt. Gox, has prepared a draft proposal representing its consensus on how the exchange’s remaining assets should be paid out, according to a document obtained by CoinDesk. Mt. Gox trustee, Nobuaki Kobayashi, released new details this week on the amounts of secured cryptocurrency (in…

RAID Project: Bittrex Cancels RAID IEO Hours Before Launch

Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex has reportedly canceled an IEO (initial exchange offering) hours before its launch. The RAID project was expected to make $6 million USD by selling its XRD token to customers on the Bittrex exchange. Canceled RAID Project Bittrex reportedly called off the token sale after it learned that the RAID project had suddenly terminated its partnership…