14th August 2019

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Poloniex Reimburses Lenders Affected by Crash

Cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex is moving forward with compensation for lenders who lost funds in a May 2019 “flash crash.” The crash of digital token CLAM, which fell by almost 80 percent within an hour, triggered the failure of safety measures in Poloniex’s automated liquidation system and wiped 1,800 BTC (about $13 million at the time)…

Hodl Hodl Kicks Off Liquidity Week

In a world of Bitcoin-powered businesses, where the technology’s cypherpunk roots seem to fade over time, Hodl Hodl is making extensive efforts to popularize the noncustodial and privacy-friendly exchange model. Just a couple of weeks after BitPay announced identity and location verification for refunds and payments larger than $1,000 and $3,000 respectively, for instance, Hodl…

Abu Dhabi Fund Invests in Crypto Exchange

Mubadala Investment Company, a sovereign wealth fund based out of Abu Dhabi, has made a foray into cryptocurrency by investing in the forthcoming exchange MidChains, according to the UAE English newspaper Gulf News. The investment is reportedly worth seven figures. Mubadala is the world’s 13th largest sovereign wealth fund by total assets. The investment in…