Chainalysis: PlusToken Is Dumping on Huobi OTCs, May Be Eating Into BTC Price

The most devastating cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme in history may be contributing to bitcoin’s 2019 price decline.That’s according to blockchain analytics company Chainalysis, which has been tracking funds from the roughly $3 billion PlusToken scam since the thing blew up at the end of June 2019. As the scammers have scrambled to obfuscate hundreds of millions…

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Huobi Japan Raises $4.6M for Expansion

The Japanese branch of cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has raised about $4.6 million in equity funding by issuing new shares to Japanese financial services company FPG Corporation. Huobi Japan announced the move noting that the raised funds will be put toward expanding its business. Huobi has been working to expand for quite some time. Based in…

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Yahoo Japan-Backed Exchange Launches Crypto-Yen Markets and Margin Trading

Back in April 2018, it was revealed that Yahoo Japan was planning to launch a cryptocurrency exchange licensed by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA). Now, a year later, Yahoo Japan’s trading platform Taotao is open offering BTC and ETH trading while also providing users with margin trading available in litecoin (LTC), ripple (XRP) and bitcoin…

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In the Daily: Bitcoin Cash on Amazon Show, Bitwarden, Coinbin, Huobi Australia

In this edition of The Daily we cover an Amazon Prime show that features Bitcoin Cash (BCH), the open source password manager Bitwarden that now accepts crypto payments, a declaration of bankruptcy by Coinbin and the closure of Huobi’s Australian office. Also Read: Hong Kong Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinsuper Shifts Focus to Institutional Investors Bitcoin Cash…

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