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Cryptocurrency exchanges like Coinbase and others drive their revenue through the fees users are charged for the trades or purchases they make. However, a new user survey being circulated by Coinbase appears to hint at the cryptocurrency powerhouse exploring new fee models, including a subscription model. Coinbase Survey Polls Users on Potential Subscription Model Companies…
While 2018 has undoubtedly slowed the crypto industry’s progress, a number of startups have forged ahead in their development efforts. And just weeks after Binance released a sneak peek of its in-house blockchain, which is currently centered around a low fee, near-instant, and scalable decentralized exchange, so has Huobi. Related Reading: Zhao: Binance Chain to Be Ready in “Months,”…
For much of 2018, crypto startups seemed invincible. As Bitcoin (BTC) collapsed, falling to new multi-month lows each and every month, this industry’s participants barely flinched. Yet, as 2018 has come to a head, a number of industry heavyweights have ostensibly fallen victim to financial shortcomings, dropping the guise of fortitude in a hot second, so to…
Crypto exchanges do not get much bigger than Coinbase which has grown at a phenomenal rate over the past couple of years. The firm has not been deterred one bit by this year’s crypto rout and continues to aggressively expand into new markets and with new products. No Slowing Down into 2019 On Thursday the…
Japan’s crypto friendly status has been achieved through a solid regulatory framework which protect investors without stifling trading or innovation. This has been strengthened this week when its financial watchdog announced plans for further ICO regulation. ICO Regulation for Investor Protection Earlier this week Japan announced that it was ready to launch ICO regulations to…
Crypto markets have plunged as much as 80 percent since their all-time high. Some currencies, however, were designed to protect investors from such catastrophic events. The recent market crash was an assessment of these “stablecoins” – whether they were able to keep the investments steady, or if they failed outright. The latest activities taking place…
Singapore-based crypto exchange, Huobi, will be launching a subsidiary called Huobi Mena in Dubai. The new center will become a regional headquarters as Huobi goes on to its expansion drive in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia according to a recent blog post. The blockchain ecosystem, according to Huobi Mena co-founder Mohit Davar, will…
Blockchain technology has been around for a while now. Even so, the technology is still considered to be in its infancy. Over the years, the industry has gone through dramatical changes. Most of them came after the introduction of cryptocurrencies. At first, there was only Bitcoin that has quickly started to rise in popularity and…