The digital currency exchange Okex disabled cryptocurrency withdrawals on Friday morning and explained that funds were “safe and not affected.” Following the withdrawal announcement, regional reports claim that Okex’s founder Mingxing “Star” Xu was taken…

UniSwap’s governance token UNI was among the biggest gainers on Friday as the rest of the cryptocurrency market succumbed to a bearish fundamental. The crypto index lost about $7 billion as trades panic-sold a portion…

OKEx, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, announced a temporary suspension of withdrawals on Oct. 16. Upon the news, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) abruptly plunged 3% in 30 minutes across major exchanges. The…

The Hong Kong-based crypto exchange Gate.io has launched a new type of hardware wallet that features fingerprint recognition. The device supports over 10,000 cryptocurrencies with wallet.io and multi-signature functionality with over 40 public chains. The…

Chinese tech companies were once seen as copycats of their Western peers: Alibaba was a knockoff of eBay and Baidu imitated Google. More recently, Chinese firms like TikTok and Huawei have established such dominant international…

The market dip has hit DeFi tokens particularly hard. @cryptopigmedia noted that the biggest loser to date is Curve Finance, whose CRV token has dropped 93% since its peak. “DeFi darling” Yearn Finance hasn’t faired…

Bitcoin custody solution provider Casa has announced today that it is offering in-wallet bitcoin purchases, allowing Casa App users to forgo exchanges when they add to their HODLings.  In a release shared with Bitcoin Magazine,…

During the first week of July, crypto supporters noticed that Tether issued 1,010 stablecoins via the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) framework on Bitcoin Cash. Now there’s a much larger amount of SLP-based tethers in circulation…

Unstoppable Domains, a Tim Draper-backed startup focused on blockchain-based uncensorable websites, has launched a decentralized chat protocol. The so-called “Unstoppable Chat”, or simply “dChat” aims to promote confidentiality through a peer-to-peer network and end-to-end encryption.…

Bitcoin Cash proponents have been introduced to a new project built using the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) framework called mistcoin (MIST). The new token is essentially the first mineable implementation of colored coins on Bitcoin…

Almost six million Bitcoins (BTC) are stored in multi-signature wallets — nearly one-third of the total supply. Prevents ‘Exit scams’ Bitcoin is generally secured with a combination of a public and private key. In order…

A Bitcoin (BTC) address that collected 50 BTC from a mining reward has just shown the first sign of activity since February 2009 — just one month after the creation of Bitcoin. According to data…