Tag: kraken

  • KYC

    Two Thirds of US, EU Crypto Exchanges Fail to Verify Customer Identities

    Analyst P.A.ID Strategies has revealed the results of research into the on-boarding practices of cryptocurrency wallets and exchanges across the U.S. and Europe, research that focused on which of these crypto service providers are using Know Your Customer (KYC) checks when on-boarding customers. These companies might have to change...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 6, 2018 | 6:30 am
  • kraken

    Kraken Donates $1 million to Coin Center, Backing Blockchain Research

    Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken donated $1 million to Coin Center and pledged they will match donations made up to $1 million. After slamming a fact-finding inquest into crypto-exchanges, this shows their support for research designed to help regulators. Kraken Backs Blockchain Think Tank Executive Director of Coin Center, Jerry...

    tim copeland | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 pm
  • Crypto

    Kraken, ShapeShift CEO Condemn New York For Unfair Cryptocurrency Business Treatment

    The New York Attorney General office launched a fact-finding inquiry to discover how the cryptocurrency exchanges work and what they’re doing to fight bots, money laundering, and market manipulation. Erik Voorhees, CEO of ShapeShift, and Jesse Powell, CEO of Kraken, denounce the “questionnaire” as hostile to cryptocurrencies and business, in general. Kraken CEO Slams New York Attorney General...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 19, 2018 | 11:06 am
  • Industry

    Kraken to Suspend Trading in Japan due to Rising Costs and Low Volume

    Japan is a very important country to cryptocurrency companies. With its open-minded regulation and positive approach to cryptocurrencies, there are a lot of benefits to this region. Surprisingly, the Kraken trading platform is ceasing its service in Japan very soon. This sudden decision is the direct result of...

    JP Buntinx | April 17, 2018 | 11:00 am
  • Bitcoin

    Major Cryptocurrency Exchanges Halve Bitcoin Withdrawal Fees Due to SegWit

    Some of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the global market including Binance and Kraken have halved bitcoin withdrawal fees due to the rising adoption of scaling solution and transaction malleability fix Segregated Witness (SegWit). SegWit Adoption Last week, Coinbase, a major bitcoin brokerage and wallet platform with over...

    Joseph Young | March 2, 2018 | 8:53 am
  • Kraken

    Kraken Reinstates Currency Pairs and Advanced Order Types

    Cryptocurrency exchanges are constantly evolving. Kraken, one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency trading platforms, introduced some new big changes. Advanced orders and 10 different currency pairs have been added to the platform overnight. Advanced Orders On Kraken Kraken has been working hard to improve its overall user experience....

    JP Buntinx | February 20, 2018 | 9:30 am
  • NewsBTC Kraken Fee

    Kraken Lowers Withdrawal Fee To 0.001 BTC due to Community Outage

    It did not take long for the Kraken exchange to lower its Bitcoin withdrawal fees. Charging US$7 or more per transfer is way too expensive. After a lot of community backlash, the fee has now been cut in half. It is possible this number will decrease further before...

    JP Buntinx | June 10, 2017 | 11:00 pm
  • NewsBTC Kraken Fee

    Kraken Enforces A Flat Withdrawal Fee for BTC Transfers

    More and more exchanges are forcing transaction fees upon users. That is not entirely surprising by any means, though. The Bitcoin network fees are on the rise as of late. It no longer makes sense for companies to pay these costs themselves. Kraken, one of the popular exchanges,...

    JP Buntinx | June 9, 2017 | 2:00 pm
  • kraken

    Kraken Cryptocurrency Platform Introduces Ripple Trading Pairs

    The second largest cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization, Ripple (XRP) is now available for a much wider audience. The latest announcement by popular cryptocurrency exchange and trading platform, Kraken comes as an icing on the cake, following reports of XRP’s addition into six new cryptocurrency platforms. Kraken,...

    Gautham | May 19, 2017 | 4:01 pm

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