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Bitcoin trading platform Bitfinex announces the availability of Tether, a token backed 1-to-1 by its corresponding fiat currency withdrawal and deposit method, for verified users.
BitFinex’s hot wallet has been compromised. The hack may have resulted in the loss of only 0.5% of the total funds, however, according to the exchange.
While Bitcoin is certainly notorious for its volatility, there has been much speculation among Bitcoin community members, financial experts and the general public regarding the latest price drop. The forums have been abuzz with rumors ranging from margin trading to an NSA plot to take over Bitcoin.
Former CEO Mark Karpeles warns Mt. Gox's US$500 million loss of funds could happen again, just as BitFinex announces its own possible solution.
Software provider AlphaPoint could very well be the most important Bitcoin company you’ve never heard of. After first making waves with the announcement of US$1.35 million in funding raised via VC firms and angel investors, they followed up by partnering with Bitfinex to run the Hong Kong-based exchange’s back-end tech...
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Another bitcoin startup left New York State and declined to comply with the BitLicense. BitFinex, the largest cryptocurrency trading platform in the U.S announcing the closure of their operations
Bitcoin startup TransferB wins the 2015 Deloitte Top Technology Talent Competition, New York Times reporter announces new book on Bitcoin, Coinbase expands to the UK, and more news.
Bitcoin exchanges have so far refrained from offering meaningful, public comments on the issue.
Following the theft of ~$70Mn worth of bitcoins on 2nd August, Bitfinex has calculated how much each customer would stand to lose: 36%.
The popular Bitcoin, Litecoin and Darkcoin trading platform, Bitfinex, has rolled out a major new update to their iOS and Android apps.
Bitfinex is ready to talk turkey, offering 5%, or $3.5 million, of the $70 million in lost Bitcoin if it is returned.
A Bitfinex maintenance delay and the auctioning off about $19 mln worth of Silk-Road-related Bitcoins thought responsible for the drop in the price of Bitcoin on Monday and Tuesday.
According to Cornell Professor Emin Gün Sirer, BitFinex’s decision to short its customers 36% in the wake of its hack may not be a legally viable option.
Hackers exploit the middleman in centralized exchanges which is a central point of failure. CoinTelegraph spoke to Mihail Mihaylov, Bitsquare’s Chief Decentralist, about the matter.
Unlike other views, a fintech enthusiast, sees Bitfinex’s manner of handling the hack with its customers as commendable.
Bitfinex has announced that it has formally signed a letter of intent with the online investment platform BnkToTheFuture to provide solutions towards compensating customers with equity in Bitfinex.
Though BitGo was the wallet software used by Bitfinex who lost $60m of its customers’ funds, Bitwala says it will still work with the provider.
Bitstamp adds support for the Ledger Hardware wallet to enhance its trading platform's security measures.
The hard data from BraveNewCoin on Monero’s price surge charted against Brexit, the Bitfinex hack, and the AlphaBay integration.
After losing nearly US$70 million worth of Bitcoin, Hong Kong-based exchange Bitfinex is considering spreading the loss amongst Bitcoin holders in the exchange.
Bitfinex has discovered a security breach that requires a halt to all trading on its platform. Bitcoins belonging to some of its users are stolen.
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