Binance to Launch Binancechain For ‘Millions of Coins,’ CEO Confirms

The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by means of traded volumes will be launching its own public blockchain in “a couple of months or so,” according to its CEO, Changpeng Zhao.  ‘There Will be Millions of Coins and Thousands of Blockchains’ Speaking at the stage of Forbes Asia Forum: Decrypting Blockchain, the CEO of the Binance […]

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Binance Burns More Than 1.6 Million BNB Coins But Price Drops

The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume Binance had completed its 5th scheduled token burn. The price has reacted negatively so far, however, despite the reduction in BNB supply. 1,643,986 Binance Coins (BNB) Destroyed In an official release dated October 17, Binance announced that it has successfully completed its 5th quarter token burn, as per […]

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Bull-Market Will Return ‘Any Minute,’ Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Says

According to the CEO of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Changpeng Zhao, the bull market is about to return “any minute.” “Any Minute the Bull Market Will Return” Changpeng Zhao, CEO at Binance, expressed his rather positive sentiment on the current market setup during an interview with CryptoGlobe at Consensus: Singapore 2018 conference. Being fairly […]

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Crypto Exchanges Turn to Dubious Tactics to Offset 80% Volume Plunge

With trading volumes a whopping 80% lower than their January peak, some of the biggest trading exchanges are implementing controversial practices to stay profitable.  Exchange Listing Fees:  Pay to Play From the ‘stick’ of listing fees to encouraging ‘carrots’, the crypto exchanges are finding ways to get their money. Exchanges such as Binance (the world’s largest […]

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‘We Don’t Want to Compete with Coinbase’ – Says Binance CEO

Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, shared some of his big ideas on the future of blockchain and cryptocurrency with Fortune magazine this week. And it’s probably worth listening to the man running the biggest crypto-exchange in the world. The future is not now, but is decentralised Binance acquired Trust Wallet this week, and here at Bitcoinist, we focussed on […]

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Binance and KuCoin Commence Quarterly Burns of BNB and KCS Tokens

International, multi-language cryptocurrency exchange behemoth Binance has officially announced the fourth quarterly coin burn of its in-house Binance Coin token (BNB).  The announcement comes via Binance’s founder and CEO, Changpeng Zhao, on Twitter — where the business executive wrote: @binance is doing a final tally on the numbers, and will announce our 4th quarterly burn in […]

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Binance Creates ‘SAFU’ Fund After Outage Becomes Marketing Gold

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has reopened after what officials described as “irregular trades” led the platform to suspend activity July 3. Binance To Create ‘SAFU’ Fund In a summary of the events, Binance said the unusual trading came from “a number of API users,” triggering its internal risk management system. Seemingly more of a precaution than […]

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Skycoin Freezes Funds After Staff ‘Take CEO Hostage’ And Steal 18 BTC

Wilma Woo · June 19, 2018 · 10:00 am Allegations of criminal activity continue at Skycoin as executives freeze funds to contain fallout from a theft by the coin’s own marketing team. 18 BTC, Skycoins Stolen In ‘Burglarization’ Skycoin, which describes itself as “the most advanced blockchain platform in the world,” saw massive sell-offs this […]

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Binance Launches $1 Billion Fund to Support Startups

Osato Avan-Nomayo · June 2, 2018 · 5:00 pm Binance, a cryptocurrency exchange behemoth, is set to launch a $1 billion fund for cryptocurrency and blockchain technology startups. Ella Zhang, Head of Binance Labs, announced the establishment of the fund during an online meetup session on May 31, 2018.  The Binance Social Impact Fund The world’s […]

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