Is Bitcoin’s Increasing Anonymity a Threat to Privacy Coins?

Bitcoin’s privacy is getting better, but does it pose an existential threat to anonymous cryptocurrencies? It’s no secret that Bitcoin isn’t actually anonymous, despite what various outside observers of crypto might claim. It is, in fact, pseudonymous, as its transactions are vulnerable to being traced to specific individuals by governments and intelligence agencies with enough […]

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Yahoo! Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Taotao Confirms May 30 Launch

Options will include margin trading for five cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin and ether. Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Taotao will launch its trading service on May 30, Cointelegraph Japan reported Monday, quoting a social media update. Taotao, which is 40% owned by internet giant Yahoo! Japan’s YJFX, will initially offer trading in bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH). Margin […]

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Monex Reveals July Start Date for US Exchange as Coincheck Reports $15 Mln Loss in 2018

The broker’s acquisition of Coincheck and the crypto bear market appeared to weigh on overall performance. Japanese online broker Monex Group is planning to start trading in their United States cryptocurrency exchange in July, CEO Oki Matsumoto said on April 25, according to Cointelegraph Japan. The spin-off, currently dubbed TradeStation Crypto, would serve semi-professional traders […]

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