カテゴリー: Acquisition

Japanese Exchange Takeover: Zaif Transfers All Crypto Services to Fisco

Japanese Exchange Takeover: Zaif Transfers All Crypto Services to FiscoJapanese crypto exchange Zaif has concluded a business transfer agreement with another regulated crypto exchange in Japan. Fisco Cryptocurrency Exchange will take over all of Zaif’s services and will be responsible for repaying users who lost their coins when Zaif was hacked last month. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals […]

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Huobi ‘Aggressively’ Enters Japanese Market With Plans to Become the Largest Exchange

Huobi 'Aggressively' Enters Japanese Market With Plans to Become the Largest ExchangeCrypto exchange Huobi is entering the Japanese market by acquiring a majority stake in one of the 16 government-approved crypto exchanges in the country. The company says it plans to “aggressively scale this trading platform into the largest in Japan,” with an eye on global expansion in the future. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to […]

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Rakuten Acquires Crypto Exchange to Fast-Track Into the Japanese Market

Rakuten Acquires Crypto Exchange to Fast-Track Into the Japanese MarketJapanese mega e-commerce and internet company Rakuten Inc. is entering the crypto space. Instead of submitting a new application to the country’s financial regulator, Rakuten is acquiring an existing crypto exchange to fast-track into the Japanese crypto market. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Rakuten to Operate Crypto Exchange Rakuten Inc. announced […]

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The Daily: McAfee’s “Unhackable” Wallet Is Doomed, Coinbase Wants to Be Your ID

The Daily: McAfee’s “Unhackable” Wallet Is Doomed, Coinbase Wants to Be Your IDIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover stories about John McAfee refusing to acknowledge his “unhackable” wallet has been hacked after tinkerers were able to install Doom on the device, Coinbase wanting to become a verified identity service, and more. Also Read: Bitwise Launches Three New Cryptocurrency Market Index Funds McAfee Refuses to […]

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The Daily: Shapeshift Acquires Bitfract, Bitmain Invests in Tribeos

The Daily: Shapeshift Acquires Bitfract, Bitmain Invests in TribeosIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover stories about Shapeshift acquiring Bitfract, Bitmain investing in Tribeos, a dozen regulators from around the world setting up a global fintech sandbox and an ICO mogul reportedly buying a soccer team. Also Read: Crypto Tax App Libra Raises $15M in Series B Funding Shapeshift Acquires Bitfract […]

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The Daily: NFL Players to Earn Crypto, McDonald’s Unveils Maccoin, Bill Clinton at Swell

The Daily: NFL Players to Earn Crypto, McDonald's Unveils Maccoin, Bill Clinton at SwellIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover the stories about how NFL players can start to earn some extra cryptocurrency, McDonald’s latest publicity stunt called Maccoin, former US president Bill Clinton to speak at Swell by Ripple, and Binance’s acquisition of Trust Wallet. Also Read: Security Researchers Attack McAfee-Backed Wallet for “Unhackable” Claims […]

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The Daily: Secret Nasdaq Meeting, SALT Takeover Offer, Vitalik Wants More Cards

The Daily: Secret Nasdaq Meeting, SALT Takeover Offer, Vitalik Wants More CardsIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover a secret meeting at Nasdaq, a takeover bid for crypto-as-collateral loan platform SALT, Vitalik Buterin’s thoughts on the importance of enabling small retail transactions, and why Chinese investors come to Israel to find blockchain startups. Also Read: Largest Cannabis Market in Israel to Accept Bitcoin Payments […]

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Founder of Tron Altcoin Justin Sun Takes Over Bittorrent Inc

Founder of Tron Altcoin Justin Sun Takes Over Bittorrent IncJustin Sun, the founder of “decentralized web” altcoin Tron, has reportedly taken over Bittorrent Inc, the San Francisco-headquartered company founded in 2004 to manage the ongoing development of the Bittorrent peer-to-peer file sharing protocol. Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: POT Saves World, Coinbase Pumps ETC, Binance Wants EUR TRX Founder Buys Bittorrent Justin Sun, a former […]

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Founder of Tron Altcoin Justin Sun Takes Over Bittorrent Inc

Founder of Tron Altcoin Justin Sun Takes Over Bittorrent IncJustin Sun, the founder of “decentralized web” altcoin Tron, has reportedly taken over Bittorrent Inc, the San Francisco-headquartered company founded in 2004 to manage the ongoing development of the Bittorrent peer-to-peer file sharing protocol. Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: POT Saves World, Coinbase Pumps ETC, Binance Wants EUR TRX Founder Buys Bittorrent Justin Sun, a former […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Monday: Zencash Targeted in 51% Attack, Ticketfly Hijacked for Ransom

Bitcoin in Brief Monday: Zencash Targeted in 51% Attack, Ticketfly Hijacked for RansomIn today’s Bitcoin in Brief – Zencash has lost $550,000 in two double-spend transactions following a 51% attack on the network. Developers have taken measures to increase the difficulty of future attacks. The event-ticketing platform Ticketfly is also trying to recover from a hijack. 26 million accounts have been reportedly compromised by a hacker who […]

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