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Hotbit Hack - Funds are safe

30 Apr 2021 1 minute read 2 comments WlanWerner

The cryptocurrency exchange Hotbit was the victim of a hacker attack on 29.04 (yesterday at the time of publication). According to the official statement, however, no coins were stolen. The exchange is now in maintenance mode and investigating the si...

$18.5M fine for Tether USDT

23 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments WlanWerner

There has been a settlement between the New York Attorney General’s office (NYAG) and Bitfinex in the recent lawsuit on the question of how far Tether is backed by USD. As a result, Bitfinex will have to pay an 18.5M $ fine and provide quarterly repo...

Bitpanda launches new Crypto Card

20 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments WlanWerner

The Austrian Crypto Exchange Bitpanda has released their Crypto Credit Card (Visa) on social media today. The card will be free and furthermore, there will be the possibility to get up to 2% Cashback on each payment, depending on the amount of BEST t...

Joe Biden is elected the 46th president of the United States

7 Nov 2020 1 minute read 5 comments WlanWerner

As the major news sources in the US just announced, Joe Biden is now the elected 46th president of the United States. An update of newly counted votes from Pennsylvania has led to this statement, making it now clear that Biden is winning this highly...

Kraken has been approved as America's first crypto bank

16 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments WlanWerner

The American crypto exchange, Kraken, has received permission to create America's first crypto bank (Special Purpose Depository Institution (SPDI)) which will named Kraken Finance. The new concept is fully tailored to cryptocurrency companies and wil...

Eterbase Exchange has been hacked

8 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments WlanWerner

The Slovakian-based crypto exchange Eterbase announced today on their social media, that their hot wallet has been compromised. They did not publish an estimated value of the stolen funds, but following the published addresses, the value of the stole...

Crex launches trading competitions - More than 150k Doge and 2 LTC are in the prize pools

6 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments WlanWerner

The Russian cryptocurrency exchange Crex24 announced on their Twitter the introduction of trading competitions. Currently, there are three scheduled competitions. A DOGE competition which will start on 7th September and last until the 12th of Septemb...

Coinmarketcap introduces Coinmarketcap Earn

12 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments WlanWerner

Coinmarketcap announced in a blog post today (12th August 2020) the introduction of Coinmarketcap Earn which should link crypto education with earning crypto assets. The process of earning assets is divided into two steps: information through videos...

Ledger suffers a data leak | 1 Million data sets stolen

29 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments WlanWerner

Crypto Hardware wallet provider Ledger has been successfully hacked and lost control over more than a million of customers datasets including contact and order information.   In a blog post published today (29/07/2020) ledger admits that an unauthori...

Twitch offers 10% discount on subscriptions when paying with crypto

25 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments WlanWerner

The video streaming service Twitch which is operated by amazon offers now a 10% discount for subscriptions paid via the BitPay crypto payment processor. The fact that Twitch is now offering this discount is a bit surprising as their relation to Bitco...