Karan Balwani

Karan is a writer who shares an undying passion for technology, books and pets. For the past 7 years, he has worked in Business Development and PR before discovering his love for the written word. He regularly posts on his blog (www.kbthewriter.wordpress.com) and is working on his debut novel.

NASDAQ Can Curb Crypto Market Manipulation
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NASDAQ Can Curb Crypto Market Manipulation

NASDAQ, the stock exchange giant from the United States has said that it can effectively lead the fight against market manipulation and fraud that the cryptocurrency market has been facing for years. A few exchange platforms have already started adopting Nasdaq’s market surveillance technology. As per Bloomberg, the U.S. stock …

UAE to Get An Official Crypto Exchange
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UAE to Get An Official Crypto Exchange

Crypto Bulls, Gulf Gold Coin (GCG) and the Al Zorooni Group have launched the country’s first officially registered cryptocurrency exchange. This collaboration has allowed Crypto Bulls Exchange (CBX) to become the first regulated exchange in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). This merger is based on the new regulatory framework that …

CMC Markets Adds BCH To The Portfolio
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CMC Markets Adds BCH To The Portfolio

CMC Markets, a financial derivatives brokerage based out of the United Kingdom has announced that it will be adding Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC) and Ripple (XRP) to its growing portfolio. The brokerage is also listed on the London Stock Exchange. The brokerage serves about 60,000 clients globally and it …

Singapore Hosts Token Day To Promote Cryptocurrencies
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Singapore Hosts Token Day To Promote Cryptocurrencies

Following the 10 anniversary of Bitcoin’s launch, Bizkey has launched Token Day in Singapore. The blockchain-powered point-of-sales platform hopes to encourage users to purchase cryptocurrencies. This Token Day will be celebrated between October 31 and November 18th and it will educate the general population on the use of digital assets, …

South Korea Targets Unauthorized Crypto Funds
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South Korea Targets Unauthorized Crypto Funds

The financial officials in South Korea have begun to crack down on unauthorized cryptocurrency funds. A recently launched crypto fund by a local exchange is under investigation. The exchange said in its defense that there is no wrongdoing on its part. Notably, the token-related activities were carried out overseas. The …

Coincheck Reports $5 Million Loss in Q3 Earnings
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Coincheck Reports $5 Million Loss in Q3 Earnings

The Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck suffered a $520 million hack in January 2018. The company has reported heavy losses in the third quarter of 2018. Following the hack, Monex group from Japan acquired Coincheck. The asset segment of the group is a direct reflection of the Coincheck business. It brought …

Bitstamp Acquired By South Korean Group
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Bitstamp Acquired By South Korean Group

The largest cryptocurrency exchange has been acquired by a South Korean holding company. Notably, this company also owns the rival Korbit. This is the latest development among big players in the cryptocurrency trading world. Bitstamp shared an official statement this past Monday stating that it has been acquired by NXMH. …

Coinbase Removes Over A Dozen Employees
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Coinbase Removes Over A Dozen Employees

Based on the reports received from Yahoo! Finance, the cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has removed over 15 people from its customer support, compliance and fraud prevention department. Although these departments are extremely important for any company. The exact count of the number of firings was not provided by Coinbase. The Coinbase …

Canadian Exchange Hacked, Loses Everything
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Canadian Exchange Hacked, Loses Everything

A Bitcoin exchange based out of Alberta, Canada has gone offline. Before their Twitter page was taken down, MapleChange announced that that had “no more funds to pay anyone back.” The exchange had about one hour before deleting the Twitter page. They said that there was a bug in their …

OKEx to Delist 42 Trading Pairs | Coindelite News
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OKEx to Delist 42 Trading Pairs

OKEx, the Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange is planning to delist 42 trading pairs by October 31. This decision is taken as the pairs failed to meet the exchange’s listing requirements. Tokens such as read, prochain, and iconomi are known as having “weak liquidity and trading volume. OKEx is saying that …