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Crypto Recap June 28: KuCoin Closes in Japan, Binance Opens in Uganda

Author: CoinLive News Team Jun 29, 2018 at 04:50

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KuCoin is Closing our Services to Traders in Japan

Out of respect to Japanese legislation requirements, KuCoin will close cryptocurrency trading services for all traders located in Japan. All the KYC verification requests sent from Japan will be rejected.

Coinbase Will Add GBP Support to Ease Withdrawals in UK

The Coinbase UK CEO has confirmed that support for GBP withdrawals and deposits will be rolled out over the next few weeks. In an interview with NewsBTC, he also said that Coinbase Custody has had a ‘lot of interest’...

Brave Introduces Beta of Private Tabs with Tor for Enhanced Privacy while Browsing

Today we’re releasing our latest desktop browser Brave 0.23 which features Private Tabs with Tor

eBay and Foxconn Join the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

eBay and Foxconn are among the newest companies to join the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), the largest open-source blockchain consortium.

A Plan to Send Millions in Bitcoin to Venezuela Is Moving Ahead

The former bank employee turned developer doesn't want to say too much about his newest project, an effort he believes could soon help people living under one of the world's most oppressive monetary regimes. 

Neo's Next Act? $700 Million Crypto Ontology Is About to Go Live

That's because Shanghai-based Ontology, a project closely tied to the "smart economy" blockchain Neo, is expected to launch its live blockchain on June 30, a step that will find one of the top 20 crypto assets finally releasing its proprietary technology.

Binance Opens Its First Crypto-Fiat Exchange in Uganda

Binance, the largest exchange by volume according to CoinMarketCap, announced Thursday that it was starting a fiat-crypto trading pair with the Uganda shilling. 

Block.one Wants to Rewrite the Entire EOS Constitution

EOS is experiencing what might be considered a full-blown constitutional crisis.

Bank of England Warns Finance Firms Over Crypto Risks

The Bank of England's deputy governor for prudential regulation has warned banks about exposure to cryptocurrency-related assets in a new letter.

Crypto Sector Too Small to Affect German Financial Stability, Says Gov’t Committee

A report from the Financial Stability Committee (AFS) of the German Bundestag has found that cryptocurrencies do not pose a threat to the country’s financial stability, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reports June 27.

Cybersecurity Analysts Find Tether Double-Spending Vulnerability

Chinese private cybersecurity firm SlowMist has found a double-spending vulnerability in Tether(USDT) today, June 28.

South Korean Financial Watchdog Releases Stricter AML Guidelines for Virtual Currencies

South Korea’s top financial regulator has released a set of revised anti-money laundering (AML) guidelines for virtual currencies, according to a press release published this week.

Crypto Exchange Bithumb Reduces Hack Loss Estimation From $31 Mln to $17 Mln

Hacked South Korea crypto exchange Bithumb has lowered the estimated amount of money lost in the hack from 35 billion won (about $31 million) to 19 billion won (about $17 million).

 

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