Companies

The latest news about companies somehow involved in the world of cryptocurrencies, including exchanges, startups, investors, payment processors and hardware manufacturers.

Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitfinex Adopts SegWit, While Coinbase Launches It Next Week
February 21st, 2018

Bitfinex and Coinbase now support SegWit. Bitcoin investors can expect to see lower fees and faster processing times, but please remember that SegWit has been implemented for Bitcoin only, and not Bitcoin Cash.

16 Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchanges Plan to Form Self-Regulatory Group Next Week
February 21st, 2018

Major hack in Japan has become a reason of considering a necessity to create a new entity that will regulate the cryptocurrency industry in the country.

Cryptocurrency and ICO Market Analysis [February 12-18, 2018]
February 20th, 2018

Coinspeaker partnered with ICOBox to provide our readers with this weekly analysis conducted by Professor Dima Kornilov and Dima Zaitsev devoted to cryptocurrency and digital assets markets changes that took place in February 2018, including over the last week (February 12-18, 2018).

Coinbase Admits of Overcharging Its Customers Mistakenly, Assures of a Refund
February 16th, 2018

The MCC code changes made by the card issuers and the card networks resulted in charging extra fees to the customers.

Coinbase Stops Accepting New US Credit Cards, Will Temporarily Halt PayPal Withdrawals
February 14th, 2018

The US largest cryptocurrency exchange, has made several important announcements in its latest blog post, mostly regarding PayPal withdrawals and accepting new US credit cards.

Cryptocurrency and ICO Market Analysis [February 5-11, 2018]
February 14th, 2018

Coinspeaker partnered with ICOBox to provide our readers with this weekly analysis conducted by Professor Dima Kornilov and Dima Zaitsev devoted to cryptocurrency and digital assets markets changes that took place in February 2018, including over the last week (February 5-11, 2018).

Iceland May Soon Use More Energy to Mine Bitcoin Than to Power Homes
February 13th, 2018

More Bitcoins are in circulation, more powerful computers are needed to keep up with mathematical calculations which means more energy required for mining.

Coinbase Launches Commerce Button, a PayPal-Like Plugin to Accept Crypto Payments
February 12th, 2018

The new Coinbase Commerce button will be integrated on merchant websites and used by customers to make payment from four different crypto options.

Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance Resumes Trading After Technical Issues
February 9th, 2018

Suspension of trading activities due to an update on Binance sparked confusion of hacking. However, the update is done and trading has resumed to normal again.

Billionaire Trader Mike Novogratz Raises $250M for Crypto Merchant Bank
February 8th, 2018

Mike Novogratz hopes to make the Galaxy Digital merchant bank as the “Goldman Sachs of crypto”.

Coinbase Will Launch SegWit for Bitcoin in the Next Few Weeks
February 6th, 2018

In a few weeks, Coinbase will offer their customers an update on Bitcoin SegWit which is expected to improve transaction capacity of the Bitcoin network.

JoyToken Releases Demo Game Show Off Its Smart Contract Capabilities
February 5th, 2018

JoyToken is committed to deliver smarter games with the help of its new blockchain-based platform created for both players and developers.

Blockchain Payroll Platform GRAIN Announces Crowdfunding Event
February 5th, 2018

Grain’s blockchain solution is to revolutionize the working process by facilitating instant payments and reducing overhead costs.