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Coinbase, Kraken Suffer Temporary Outages as Bitcoin Soars as High as $8,900

Coinbase experienced a brief outage Wednesday as the price of Bitcoin rallied to just below $9,000. According to Coinbase’s status page, the exchange’s website, mobile app, and API website experienced major outages. Several Twitter users also noted the connectivity issues with screenshots of the Coinbase website and mobile app. Kraken reported some

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Crypto Exchange Kraken Launches Forex Trading for Nine Currency Pairs

United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is embracing traditional forex trading, going live with nine new fiat currency pairs as of today, March 12.From 14.30 UTC, users worldwide — notably excluding United States residents — will be able to use the Kraken platform to directly trade between euros, U.S. dollars,

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UK Financial Watchdog Retracts Kraken Warning, but BitMEX Caution Stays Up

A UK financial watchdog hastily retracted an official warning about Kraken after apparently confusing the exchange with online scammers — but a similar warning about BitMEX remains active.On March 3, the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a notice on its website cautioning citizens that the second-largest U.S.

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Kraken Donates 17.5 Bitcoin to Collaborative Hackerspace Noisebridge

On Feb. 27 Noisebridge advocate and attendee John Backus woke up to see that approximately 17.513 Bitcoin (BTC) – equivalent to about $156,000 at the time –  had been deposited into Noisebridge’s cryptocurrency wallet. The unexpected deposit came from U.S. based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken. The exchange sent the Bitcoin as

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US Judge Dismisses Bitcoin Cash ‘Hijack’ Lawsuit Against Bitmain, Kraken

A U.S. court has dismissed a lawsuit accusing bitcoin cash proponents including Bitmain, Bitmain co-founder Jihan Wu, Kraken, Kraken founder Jesse Powell and Roger Ver of manipulating the cryptocurrency's price during a 2018 hard fork that created bitcoin SV.Florida-based tech and blockchain development company United American Corp – "UnitedCorp" –

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