Tag: Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Slow and Steady Wins the Race: This Canadian Exchange Is Leading the Way on Regulation

There’s nothing that sends shock waves through the crypto markets like the prospect of regulation. And there’s also nothing so hard to establish on a global scale. After all, how can you regulate something when you can’t agree on what category it falls into, and when laws vary across jurisdictions and cultures? One Canadian exchange, Coinsquare, is taking an interesting approach that just might prove that in this fast-paced industry, slow and steady wins the …
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Hacking in Crypto: Cutting-Edge Cybersecurity Measures

Cybersecurity has become one of the biggest threats of our time, with about 7% of the world’s economic output at risk of being stolen. Blockchain technology is one solution, which is why so many new blockchain startups have appeared on the scene to tackle the issue of cybersecurity, but is that enough? Which ones are actually effective? Looking at the most protected systems in the world – such as supercomputers employed by the U.S. …
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Bithumb and Korea Pay Services Partner to Promote Retail Use of Crypto

Bithumb has announced a new partnership with Korea Pay Services in a move meant to promote the use of cryptocurrencies for payments in retail outlets. The partnership will give Bithumb users the ability to use cryptocurrencies to make payments at offline stores. OVER 6,000 STORES TO BENEFIT Korea Pay Services is a mobile payment processor that processes electronic payments for 8,000+ retail outlets in South Korea. It became the first domestic company …
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Yahoo Japan Ventures into Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Tech giant Yahoo is set to invest in cryptocurrency this year with plans to develop its own cryptocurrency exchange in a year’s time. Yahoo Japan has applied to purchase a 40% stake in BitARG, a cryptocurrency exchange that is registered in Japan under the Financial Services Agency (FSA). Market realignment Yahoo’s acquisition will lead to a major realignment in the crypto exchange industry in Japan. The acquisition will be made …
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