OKEx Introduces Crypto-Based Futures Contracts Settled in USDT

Digital currency exchange OKEx is to release a range of digital currency-based futures contracts settled in the stablecoin tether (USDT). 

New App Shhgit Finds Secrets in Your Public Code, Including Crypto Keys

Coding cryptocurrency is hard enough without risking losing your private keys. Shhgit, a webapp and downloadable tool by Paul Price, intends to at least decrease the likelihood of that incident. 

Shyft Hires Two Former FATF Execs for Its Cryptocurrency Compliance Product

Shyft Network has contracted two previous Financial Action Task Force (FATF) officials to help in the creation of its regulatory compliance product. 

Chinese State-Owned Media Attempt to Quell the Rush to Crypto Stocks

Chinese state-owned media are trying to subdue the hurry into crypto stocks following President Xi's remarks to "seize the opportunity" afforded by blockchain. 

Huobi Japan Secures $4.6M from Tokyo-Listed Company

Huobi Japan has gotten around 500 million yen ($4.6 million) in investment from a Tokyo-listed firm associated with real estate, leasing, insurance brokerage, and mergers and acquisitions.

Chinese Official Warns Libra Could Bring ‘Lot of Illegal Cross-Border’ Transfers

Libra must submit to worldwide foreign exchange guidelines or "it should be banned," a senior Chinese regulator stated.

Bakkt to Launch Consumer-Facing App to Help Customers Transact with Crypto

Bakkt plans to introduce a consumer-facing app to assist retail clients in transacting with digital currencies.

Twitter Won’t Be Joining Libra Association, Says CEO Jack Dorsey

Twitter won't join the Libra Association, as indicated by CEO Jack Dorsey. 

Report: China’s Congress Passes Cryptography Law

The Standing Committee of the thirteenth National People's Congress in China passed a cryptography law on October 26 that will be effective on January 1, 2020.

Coinplug Raises $6.4M from Major Korean Banks

Coinplug has secured 7.5 billion won, or about $6.4 million, from venture arms of major local financial institutions.

Bitfinex Repudiates Laundering, Claims It’s a Victim of Fraud by Crypto Capital

The crypto exchange and sister firm of Tether asserted October 25 that it was the "victim of a fraud" by Crypto Capital.

CEO Says Coinbase Has Earned Over $2 Billion in Transaction Fees Since Launch

Coinbase has earned over $2 billion in transaction fee revenue since going live in 2012, as per CEO Brian Armstrong. 

Binance US Adds Support for Dogecoin

Crypto space's most loved meme-coin is coming to another U.S.-based exchange.

Binance Adds Fiat-to-Crypto Gateway for Nigeria’s Niara

A fiat-to-crypto gateway for Nigeria's Niara (NGN) has been added to Binance, the company stated.

4 US Regulators Join Global Financial Innovation Network

Four U.S. watchdogs joined the Global Financial Innovation Network, a worldwide coalition of government regulators driven by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority looking to reinforce the future of fintech.