Crypto Exchange Coinbase Receives E-Money License From UK Financial Conduct Authority

Announcements, News, Regulation | March 15, 2018 By:

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has been granted an e-money license by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

The license will allow Coinbase to issue e-money and provide payment services in the region. It will also allow the company to strike partnerships with banks and payment services and allow it to explore possibilities with other businesses from a commercial angle.


Crypto Exchange Bithumb Teams With BitPay For Remittance Service

Announcements, News | March 15, 2018 By:

Bithumb, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has teamed with blockchain payments technology platform BitPay to facilitate international remittance payments.

During an interview with CNBC, BitPay chief commercial officer Sonny Singh said the partnership would enable businesses in South Korea to issue invoices in bitcoin and get settled through BitPay.


Crypto Exchange Binance To Launch Its Own Blockchain

Announcements, Blockchain | March 15, 2018 By:

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced the development of Binance Chain, a native blockchain that will back a decentralized exchange within the Binance ecosystem.

The news comes shortly after Binance announced a $250,000 equivalent bounty to anyone who supplies information that leads to the legal arrest of the hackers involved in the attempted hacking incident on its platform on March 7.