Popular cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, has announced the launch of its European-style Bitcoin options contract, a move that puts the exchange in direct competition against Deribit. Deribit is one of the leading exchanges offering crypto options trading. The launch is coming after a successful testnet that happened back in November. According to its press release, Binance noted that the new options contract will be priced and settled in USDT. Meanwhile, the company also rec
Two weeks ago, Beirut, Lebanon, was the site of two massive explosions involving fertilizer chemicals.While the authorities and those on the scene are trying to organize, donations have started to arrive.The charge was led by Lebanon expats who used crypto, and followed by Binance who donated $20k.A few weeks ago, on August 4th of this year, two massive explosions occurred in Beirut, Lebanon. The explosions were extremely powerful, especially when it comes to the second one.
If you are new to the cryptocurrency space, you might have discovered that “Know Your Customer (KYC)” procedures are such a big deal. Thanks to stricter regulations, it is now almost impossible to use most centralized exchanges without completing your KYC. While some exchanges may allow customers to enjoy some basic features without KYC, others require some form of identity verification before you can deposit or even trade. In the case of Binance, the world’s largest crypto e
Global unemployment figures are hitting new highs with states going in total lockdown to control the spread of the Coronavirus. These containment measures have forced many companies to shut down completely. Others have had to reduce their work activities, encouraging their workers to work from home. Given the current situation, Binance is waging war against job losses by announcing that it is seeking to hire more than 100 new workers. #Binance is hiring! Do you want to build
Visa logo that was once prominently displayed on the Binance Card has mysteriously vanished. Additionally, the original blogpost that made mention of Visa as the card issuer has been edited and contains no mention of Visa
In an early 2016 “Ask-Me Anything” session, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao was asked about a Binance-specific debit card. According to a transcript detailing the response, Zhao replied We’re not in a plan to offer a Binance credit or debit card just yet. We’re working with other third-party partners to enable those. So yeah, we’re looking for partners too, in those areas.It may seem Binance found Visa a worthy partner as it recently shared news of a new revolutionary product that
Privacy-centric Brave browser is making headlines again this time as it teams up with Binance to launch an in-browser crypto trading tool. According to the company’s announcement, the browser enjoys 12 million active monthly users and over 500,000 verified publishers. A significant growth given its mere 1 million monthly users at the beginning of 2018. According to Brave Software, the in-browser trading tool would grant users the ability to buy, sell, deposit, swap, and trade
Binance is in the final stages of negotiations to acquire the CoinMarketCap. Why? And what crypto community think about the situation? BTC Peers will cover all the details and opinions in this piece. The article will be updated with a news opinions, data, and moves. According to sources familiar with the situation, the deal could reach up to $400 million, which makes the deal one of the largest in the crypto space. Details expected to be announced this week. Changpeng ZhaoIn
This week, crypto exchange giant Binance announced that it will be hosting a trading tournament between April 10th and April 25th. In the tournament, participants can team up and share in a prize pool of up to $1M in BNB tokens. As the announcement clarifies, the challenges will involve both team trading tournaments and individual ROI challenges. For the USDT team profit tournament, teams will be measured by the total USDT profits from the top 10 team members. According to Bi
Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance has decided to delist all leveraged tokens from its platform amidst claims of lack of understanding from its users. As of March 28, the exchange announced that, “Due to lack of understanding of how leveraged tokens work by many of our users, Binance has decided to delist all existing FTX leveraged tokens and corresponding trading pairs.” The news has caused mass hysteria among holders to the extent of attracting a heated response from S
Binance is trying to save a few lives via its recently launched ‘Crypto against COVID’ charity venture. They aim to collect $5 million US dollars in cryptocurrencies for purchasing medical stock for the worst hit regions.