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Custody or Convenience: BitGo Offers Cold Storage Cryptocurrency Trading

There are tradeoffs between centralization and convenience in cryptocurrency trading. BitGo has partnered with Genesis Global Trading Inc. to introduce a new method for exchanging funds offline that could offer greater flexibility and security, but it may come at...

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Binance Freezes Hacked Cryptopia Funds, Raises Questions Around Cryptocurrency Fungibility

Part of the funds from the Cryptopia hack were recently sent to the Binance cryptocurrency exchange. In response, Changpeng Zhao (CZ), the CEO of Binance froze the funds, raising questions around cryptocurrency’s anonymity and fungibility. Cryptopia is a tiny...

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Bakkt Acquires Established Futures Brokerage to Strengthen Bitcoin Offering

Coming Bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt announced Monday the acquisition of an independent futures commission merchant for an undisclosed amount. The move aims to augment Bakkt’s services for institutional investments in cryptocurrency assets. On the back of a $182 million...

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Cryptopia Suffers Catastrophic Hack, Evidence Suggests $2.5 Million Ethereum Stolen

New Zealand-based Cryptopia is the first cryptocurrency exchange to get hacked in 2019. Estimates of the damage range between $2.5 to $3.5 million; The attack was confirmed in the late hours of Jan. 13th after the company announced emergency “maintenance.”...

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Gemini’s Winklevoss Twins Believe Bitcoin’s Future Lies in Regulation

Bitcoin evangelists and Gemini founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss believe cryptocurrency has a “bright future,” given banking-style regulations are applied to the burgeoning sector. In an interview with Fortune on Jan. 13, the Winklevoss twins noted the current market...

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