Report: Coinbase Negotiates Acquisition of Xapo’s Bitcoin Custody Business

Coinbase is reportedly negotiating the acquisition of the bitcoin custody business of cryptocurrency wallet provider Xapo for $50 million in cash. American major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is reportedly negotiating the acquisition of the bitcoin (BTC) custody business of cryptocurrency wallet provider Xapo, technology-focused media outlet the Block reported on May 16. Sources familiar with the […]

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Huobi Launches OTC Desk for Institutional Investors

Major global crypto exchange Huobi launched a Gibraltar-regulated OTC desk to fulfill demand for large volume trading. Major global crypto exchange Huobi has launched a regulated over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk for institutional investors, according to a blog post on May 15. The new OTC crypto trading platform, Huobi OTC Desk, is fully regulated by the […]

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Hodler’s Digest, April 29 – May 5: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Stablecoin tether is apparently only backed 74% by cash reserves, and Elon Musk and Vitalik Buterin get friendly on Twitter. Top Stories This Week Fractional Reserve Stablecoin Tether Only 74% Backed by Fiat Currency, Say Lawyers According to documents released by USD stablecoin tether’s (USDT) lawyers, the company behind the stablecoin only has enough fiat […]

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SEC Suspends Trading in Securities of Crypto Exchange Bitcoin Generation

Bitcoin Generation’s suspension comes amid concerns about the validity of information about its business practices. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has temporarily suspended trading in the securities of crypto exchange Bitcoin Generation, the government agency announced on April 29. In a statement, the SEC said the suspension will be effective from 9:30pm […]

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ICE’s Bakkt Announces Acquisition of Digital Asset Custody Company

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)-lead institutional cryptocurrency trading platform Bakkt has аcquired a crypto custodian service. Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)-lead institutional cryptocurrency trading platform Bakkt has аcquired a crypto custodian service, the firm announced on April 29. In a blog post, Bakkt announced a number of new measures in its apparent effort to stimulate regulatory feedback, including the […]

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