Node Launched By Bitstamp For BTC’s Lightning Network

It seems that the Luxembourg based cryptocurrency exchange, Bitstamp doesn’t want to be just known as an exchange for digital assets but also an active contributor to the development of the underlying technology of these assets.  Earlier this week on July 8th, the exchange announced the launch of its lightning node for the second layer Bitcoin scaling solution, the Lightning […]

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Number of Crypto Apps Growing, Major Tech Companies Developing Browser API

The general public is taking a greater interest in cryptocurrency, and it appears all but certain that blockchain technology will soon be mainstream. As more people become interested in acquiring, and using, digital assets, ease of use remains a daunting challenge. Simply put, entering the crypto space can be difficult for the less-than-tech savvy. Apps designed to manage crypto are […]

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Disney To Take Over Bitstamp?

Two big cryptocurrency exchanges could be on the verge of having a partnership with the Walt Disney Corporation. Disney will become the owners of both the South Korean exchange Korbit and the European platform Bitstamp if the $13 billion equity deal is given the green light. This news comes from the South Korean news outlet The Korea Herald, who cited […]

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95% Fake Crypto Trading Volume Draws ETF Adoption Nearer

95% of the reported Bitcoin (BTC) trading volumes are actually forged and fake. What was once taken to be as an allegation, is now having a documented proof, a research conducted by Bitwise Asset Management. 1/ New Research from us @BitwiseInvest. As part of 226 slides presented to the SEC on our ETF filing, we did a first-of-its-kind analysis of […]

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Cryptocurrency Daily Roundup – Jan.28

Bitcoin price is back in negative zone below $3,500. Starting the day at $3547, Bitcoin price failed to stay above the $3,520 and $3,480 support levels. As the day was progressing the decline extended, and it touched the lowest price in 42 days, $3411. Here is a summary of some of the widely followed stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during […]

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Bitstamp Partners with Cinnober to Boost Crypto Trading | BTCMANAGER

Bitstamp, a Luxembourg-based cryptocurrency exchange, and Cinnober, a global independent provider of trading and clearing technology for the financial sector, recently partnered to increase the Bitstamp platform’s order matching speed and throughput. According to Bistamp’s blog post, published on November 5, 2018, Cinnober’s TRADExpress Trading System will replace Bitstamp’s in-house developed matching engine. Order Matching Speed Now 1250x Faster Bitstamp, […]

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Bitstamp Is Looking Towards ‘Global Expansion’ After Being Acquired by South Korean Investors

On October 29, the cryptocurrency exchange, Bitstamp, was acquired by Belgium-based investment firm NXMH, which in turn, is owned by South Korean media conglomerate NXC Corp. The Luxembourg-registered exchange is now controlled by the same company that bought the majority stake in the South Korean crypto exchange, Korbit, last year, while its CEO remains in office to continue with Bitstamp’s […]

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Investment Company Acquires 80 Percent Stake In Bitstamp

Bitstamp’s CEO says the buyout won’t affect customer accounts. Belgium-based investment company NXMH has acquired a majority stake in cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp, according to an October 29 letter written to Bitstamp customers by CEO Nejc Kodrič. NXMH is in turn owned by Korea-based Nexon Holding (NXC). According to Kodrič, the exchange has been courted by various suitors for quite some […]

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