Cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has launched a branch in the U.S. market offering trading services between U.S. dollars and several major cryptocurrencies. According to OKCoin’s website on Friday, the exchange has already launched the new offering and is now accepting U.S. dollars deposits and withdrawals, as well as trading against bitcoin, bitcoin cash, litecoin, ethereum and ethereum classic.
QuarkChain, a new generation permission-less blockchain, announced the first nine projects raising in QKC in its Beijing Meetup on July 7th, 2018. Below is the introduction to these nine projects:
— CoinDesk (@coindesk) July 11, 2018
South Korea has moved to recognize cryptocurrency exchanges as legal entities in their own right for the first time, cementing their position in the local economy.
Together with https://t.co/A9qgek7HL8, we’re announcing a new partnership to launch a digital trading platform that will initially focus on EU customers. https://t.co/miSCiXfsT1 pic.twitter.com/JqyI3SzYEZ
— Bittrex (@BittrexExchange) July 5, 2018
1 year after the end of the ICO, Tezos is now trading on Gate at x5.1 in USD and at x2.1 in ETH from ICO price
Last week, Coinbase Custody accepted its first deposit. Today, we’re proud to announce that we’re officially open for business. Over the coming weeks, we’ll continue on-boarding a set of world-class clients that includes leading crypto hedge funds, exchanges and ICO teams.
Coinbase Custody’s mission is to make digital currency investment accessible to every eligible financial institution and hedge fund in the world. We’ll achieve this by striving to become the most trusted and easiest-to-use crypto custody service available. Coinbase Custody is a combination of Coinbase’s battle-tested cold storage for crypto assets, an institutional-grade broker-dealer and its reporting services, and a comprehensive client coverage program.
Ebay, a multinational e-commerce company with $10 billion in revenue and $2 billion in yearly profits has recently joined Enterprise Ethereum Alliance [EEA]. EEA is an alliance that is built to customize Ethereum for industry players. EEA connects Fortune 500 enterprises with Ethereum subject matter experts, including Accenture, J.P Morgan, CME Group, Microsoft, and Intel.
Foxconn, a multinational electronics contract manufacturing company is also the latest of the companies to join EEA. Hon Hai Precision Industry Company Ltd is the anchor company of Foxconn. In 2016, Foxconn ranked 25th among Fortune Global 500. It stands as the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer and the fourth-largest information technology company in terms of its revenue.
Vechain Thor’s (VET) Mainnet has been successfully deployed today (June 30th) with the first block being mined at exactly 08:00:09 AM. Blocks are currently being produced by the 101 Authority Master nodes, handling transactions, contract deployments and dapps usage. As the mainnet is now deployed, Vechain is now able to handle its own transactions and support an ecosystem of dapps.