Binance Relaunches Its iOS App

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced that its iOS app is now live. Binance’s app first appeared on the App Store in October 2018, but it was summarily taken off in May 2019. In a blog post published on August 19, 2019, the exchange revealed that the Binance iOS app (V1.7.1) is now one again live…

Cartoon: Bitcoin Baby

Some commentators have dismissed Bitcoin as a joke compared to blockchain technology, but Bitcoin is proving to be more resilient as a decentralized and truly novel approach to financial services. Most blockchain implementations in the financial service industry deliver cost efficiencies, but are still permission-based, which makes them similar to other centralized technologies. However, by…

Crypto Exchange CGEX Will Shut Down in September

CGEX, the Malta-based crypto exchange opened by South Korean Coinone, will shutter its services next month. The exchange posted a termination notice late last week, saying that it would terminate all of its services on September 18, 2019. Coinone established CGEX in October 2018, as a crypto-to-crypto exchange that connects and shares the order book…

Rakuten Wallet Launches Bitcoin Spot Trading

Rakuten Wallet has announced that it has launched a new service for crypto asset spot trading, complete with a dedicated smartphone app. The Rakuten Group is a Japanese e-commerce leader that has been in operation for more than 20 years, raking in annual revenue of more than $9.3 billion. The company was a relatively early…

Binance Announces New Stablecoin Venus

This article was originally published by 8btc and written by Lylian Teng. One of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Binance, has announced a plan to launch an open blockchain project called “Venus,” an initiative to develop localized stablecoins and digital assets pegged to fiat currencies across the globe. As per the announcement published on August…