Kraken Exchange Joins Binance, ShapeShift in Delisting Bitcoin SV

Another major crypto exchange is delisting bitcoin SV (BSV) amid an ongoing feud between that cryptocurrency’s creator Craig Wright and outspoken members of the bitcoin community. San Francisco-based Kraken announced Tuesday that it will no longer support BSV, citing both community sentiment and ongoing litigation filed against the exchange by the coin’s advocates. Kraken will […]

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Mastercard and Ripple’s Xpring Join Industry Group to Promote Blockchain Education

Mastercard has joined a working group that supports blockchain education and research in universities around the world. Blockchain accelerator MouseBelt announced Tuesday it has welcomed 11 founding members into its Blockchain Education Alliance. In addition to the card network, the new members include the innovation arms of payments startup Ripple and crypto exchange Binance; and […]

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Former JPMorgan Exec Joins Binance as Latin American, European Director

Former Huobi counsel and regional director Josh Goodbody is shifting to a similar role at Binance, one of the world’s largest crypto exchanges by trading volume. Goodbody comes aboard as the exchange’s new director of European and Latin American Growth and Institutional Business, Binance announced Thursday. He was most recently head of Europe and the […]

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Binance Invests Undisclosed Sum in Crypto Derivatives Platform FTX

Crypto exchange colossus Binance has invested an undisclosed amount of money in derivatives platform FTX as part of a strategic partnership between the two firms. As part of the deal announced Thursday, Binance has purchased equity in the derivatives firm and purchased long positions in the FTX Token, FTT, the platform’s native coin.  “The investment […]

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Binance Acquires Beijing-Based Blockchain Data Startup DappReview

“By working with Binance X [the company’s developer network] and Launchpad, DappReview will bring in more talented Dapp developers and assist promising Dapp projects on fund-raising,” Vincent Niu, founder of DappReview, said of the deal. “A lot more exciting synergies with Trust Wallet, Binance Research, etc.”

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BNB-Based Crypto ETP Now Live on Swiss SIX Stock Exchange

Binance’s native cryptocurrency will serve as the underlying asset to a new exchange traded product (ETP). The world’s largest crypto exchange by trading volume said Wednesday it has partnered with fintech firm Amun to develop the USD-denominated ETP. Listed on the Switzerland’s principal stock exchange SIX under the ticker ABNB, the financial product can be […]

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