ShapeShift Looks for a New Chief Financial Officer

Cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift is looking for a new chief financial officer that will replace Justin Blincoe, who is getting a new position at the company.

Binance Announces Public Testing for Decentralized Exchange

Binance has opened public testing for a decentralized trading platform built on its blockchain network Binance Chain.

Another Five Exchanges Join Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association

Coincheck, Lastroots Inc., Everyone’s Bitcoin, Coinage Corporation, and LVC Corporation are the five new Type II members of JVCEA.

Coinbase Finally Allows Users to Withdraw Bitcoin Cash Fork BSV

Coinbase is now allowing users to withdraw bitcoin Satoshi vision (BSV).

Binance to Launch Decentralized Exchange’s Testnet Version

Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange by adjusted volume, is launching its decentralized exchange’s testnet version on February 20.

Fake Photo Scam Targets Crypto Exchanges

Cryptocurrency exchanges are being targeted by doctored photograph scam.

Deloitte Successfully Completes Joint Pilot for Digitizing Supply Chain on Multiple Networks

The new integrated platform is envisioned to digitize the process of transferring documents between several companies and for better traceability of digitized documents.

QuadrigaCX’s Late CEO Signs Last Will 12 Days Prior to His Death

Gerald Cotten, the late co-founder of Canada’s largest digital currency exchange QuadrigaCX, had filed his last will and testament 12 days prior to his alleged death, with his wife Jennifer Robertson as the sole beneficiary of all his assets.

Gemini Closes Accounts Over GUSD Redemptions

Gemini has closed the accounts of two OTC trading desks over stablecoin redemptions.

Venezuela Introduces New Regulatory Framework for Domestic Crypto Startups

The “Constituent Decree on the Integral System of Crypto Assets” outlines a new regulatory framework that would require domestic businesses working with digital assets to register with Venezuela’s governing body tasked to oversee crypto-related activities, Sunacrip.

QuadrigaCX Reportedly Loses $190 Million in Customer Funds, Raising Speculations of Foul Play

Reports have increasingly emerged suggesting that users may likely no longer recover their funds from the exchange, sparking the ire of the majority of QuadrigaCX’s clients speculating foul play, with most taking to Reddit and Twitter, demanding the CEO’s proof of death, while several employees working at the company have allegedly received a number of death threats.    

Italian Court Orders BitGrail Owner to Recompense Investor Losses from Crypto Hack

The founder of the now-defunct crypto trading platform BitGrail has finally been sentenced by a bankruptcy court in Italy, ordering the embattled CEO to recompense the investors who have incurred losses during a previous crypto heist that has resulted in the loss of over $170 million worth of Nano tokens.

Fujitsu Develops Blockchain-Based System for More Efficient Electricity Exchange

Fujitsu has established a blockchain-based system for electricity exchange among enterprise consumers to achieve a more steady energy supply at peak periods.

Cryptopia Purportedly Suffers Another Hack

Elementus, a blockchain analysis platform, published a new report with regards to another hack aimed at cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia.

Reverse Mergers Become Popular with Chinese Crypto Exchanges in HK

As IPO hopes start to fade, a reverse merger in Hong Kong is increasingly becoming a trend.