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Bitcoin Can’t Stop Breaking Things

By Kai Sedgwick When bitcoin futures trading went live on Sunday night, there were sniggers from the cryptocurrency community after Cboe’s website was instantly knocked offline. “Welcome to bitcoin,” went the refrain. Disruption of service is all part of daily…

Bitfinex and Tether Break Silence, Go on Media Blitz

By Marc Hochstein After months of radio silence, Bitfinex, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, and Tether, the issuer of a dollar-pegged cryptocurrency, are responding to accusations of mismanagement. In a statement emailed late Thursday to reporters, Ronn Torossian, a newly…

Bitfinex Now Processing One Time USD Withdrawals

Online cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex announced May 12 they are resuming fiat withdrawals for “specific customer profiles in certain jurisdictions.” They are processing these requests in descending order for customers who intend to withdraw a large quantity of funds. These withdrawals will be on…

The FBI is Investigating a $1.3 Million Bitcoin Theft

The FBI is investigating a report filed by an unnamed Bitfinex user alleging that funds were stolen from their account, CoinDesk has learned. According to an incident report filed on 14th September, a Cambridge, Massachusetts, resident stated that they lost $1.3m in bitcoin tied to the…