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Crypto Exchange Binance Suspends Trading Over ‘Systems Messaging Error’

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, suspended trading on Wednesday, alerting users of an outage due to “temporary system maintenance.”  The exchange has suspended deposits, withdrawals, spot trading, margin trading, person-to-person trading, lending, redemption and asset transfers from sub-accounts, margin accounts, futures accounts and wallets that hold government-issued or “fiat” currencies, according …

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Binance Cloud to Allow Users to Launch a Crypto Exchange Within 5 Days

Binance’s newly released Binance Cloud platform might be somewhat different from what the crypto industry expects the new feature to be. After Binance founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) first hinted at the introduction of Binance Cloud on Feb. 8, the new service has been officially released on Feb. 17, targeting users willing to set …

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Binance CEO Says Crypto Exchange Has Applied for a Singapore License

The world’s top cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume is hoping to get the official green light to operate in Singapore. According to a report from Bloomberg on Sunday, the firm’s CEO and co-founder Changpeng “CZ” Zhao said in an interview that an application has already been submitted to the island state’s authorities under new legislation …

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Keep Calm and Work Hard: The Story of Binance’s CEO From A to CZ

Some call him the Bill Gates of the crypto industry, but I personally think he is not just pushing forward our industry but transforming deeply rooted economic and social culture. He fills concert halls talking about the importance of decentralization and the freedom of money. He finds time to organize dinners for journalists, introducing them …

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Binance Adds 15 Fiat Currency Options for Purchasing Crypto

Binance has added 15 additional fiat currency options for Visa and Mastercard purchases on its platform. Since Feb. 14, the exchange’s partner Simplex can be used to buy crypto across many countries in the world. The list of supported currencies has been expanded to the British pound sterling, South Korean won, Russian ruble, Australian dollar, …

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Mastercard and Ripple’s Xpring Join Industry Group to Promote Blockchain Education

Mastercard has joined a working group that supports blockchain education and research in universities around the world. Blockchain accelerator MouseBelt announced Tuesday it has welcomed 11 founding members into its Blockchain Education Alliance. In addition to the card network, the new members include the innovation arms of payments startup Ripple and crypto exchange Binance; and …

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Russians Can Use Qiwi, Sberbank, Yandex Money and Now Binance P2P Exchange to Buy Bitcoin With Rubles

</header> <strong>A growing number of platforms allow Russian residents to purchase cryptocurrencies with local fiat money. Established cryptocurrency exchanges are not the most trouble-free option, however, as they often require extensive registration and rarely support popular payment methods in the region, unlike small online exchangers and peer-to-peer platforms. </strong> Also read: Russia’s New Prime Minister …

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Mastercard, Binance X and Ripple’s Xpring Join the Blockchain Education Alliance

The Blockchain Education Alliance launched by blockchain accelerator MouseBelt has gained several noteworthy new members.  Ashlie Meredith, the university program director for MouseBelt Blockchain Accelerator, told Cointelegraph on Feb. 11 that the new members include payment processing behemoth Mastercard, the innovation arm of major crypto exchange Binance, Binance X, Ripple’s accelerator Xpring and cryptocurrency exchange …

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Binance Adds Support for Fee-Free P2P Trading With Russian Rubles

Binance’s peer-to-peer trading facility has added support for the Russian ruble as the exchange continues to build out its business in the major market. The Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange announced Tuesday that users would be able to trade rubles directly with bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), tether (USDT) and binance coin (BNB) without any transaction fees. This …

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India’s First IEO Gives Local Community a Much-Needed Breath of Fresh Air

Despite regulatory uncertainty and banking restrictions imposed by the Reserve Bank of India, WazirX — the Indian cryptocurrency exchange recently acquired by Binance — launched its WRX coin through an initial exchange offering on Binance Launchpad. On Feb. 5, 2020, WRX coin became available for live trading on Binance. The move was dubbed as a …

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