Exchanges

Coinbase’s Education Rewards Program ‘Earn’ Expands to Over 100 Countries

| Yogita Khatri

Coinbase now lets users in 103 countries earn rewards for learning about cryptocurrency via its Earn program.

Ripio Is Launching a Crypto Exchange for 3 Latin American Nations

| Anna Baydakova

Ripio, a startup working to boost crypto adoption in Argentina, is widening its scope with a new exchange serving Argentina, Mexico and Brazil.

Crypto Exchange Binance Restarting Services After Post-Hack Upgrade

| Daniel Palmer

Binance has announced that trading and withdrawals will soon restart after it completed a security upgrade prompted by a recent hack.

Hacked Cryptocurrency Exchange Cryptopia Goes Into Liquidation

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptopia, the crypto exchange hit by a major hack in mid-January, has appointed professional services firm Grant Thornton as liquidator.

Facebook Hires Two of Coinbase’s Former Compliance Managers

| Marc Hochstein

Facebook has hired two Coinbase vets to work in compliance roles, and at least one is involved in the social network's blockchain effort.

Coinbase Rolls Out Trading in USDC Stablecoin to 85 Countries

| Daniel Palmer

Coinbase is expanding crypto-to-crypto trading in USD Coin, a dollar-pegged stablecoin, to a host of nations.

Coinbase Opens Up XRP Trading for New York Residents

| Yogita Khatri

New York-based users of Coinbase can now trade or store XRP on Coinbase.com or the crypto exchange's iOS and Android mobile apps.

Bitfinex and Tether Ask Court to Loosen NYAG’s Fund Restrictions

| Nikhilesh De

Tether has asked a judge for more leeway to use its cash amid the New York Attorney General's investigation of it and Bitfinex.

PAX Streamlines Redemptions in Battle for Stablecoin Market Share

| Leigh Cuen

Paxos is doubling down on a traditional approach to crypto custody and enabling instant stablecoin redemptions.

CoinGecko Unveils Exchange ‘Trust Score’ to Fight Fake Volume Data

| Anna Baydakova

Crypto market data aggregator CoinGecko has a unveiled a new "trust score" for its system of ranking exchanges.