Binance has just posted on their website that it will be delisting Bitcoin Cash SV as it no longer meets their standards. This is coming after BSV’s creator started sending legal court notices to anyone who tried to defame/insult him on twitter. BSV trading will cease on 22nd April 2019 but the withdrawal wallet will be active till 22nd July 2019.
OkEx exchange has issued a statement on their website about the upcoming Bitcoin Cash hard fork that is scheduled to take place around 1740H on November 15th 2018. Two new coins are expected to crop up in this hard fork – Bitcoin SV and Bitcoin ABC.
Here is what OkEx says about the hard fork.
1. If either Bitcoin SV or Bitcoin ABC adds replay protection to cause a successful fork, OKEx will offer a 1:1 airdrop to users based on the BCH amount snapshotted. (Snapshot details to be mentioned below) 2. If neither Bitcoin SV nor Bitcoin ABC implements replay protection, OKEx will re-open the depositing and withdrawal of BCH(ABC) or BCH(SV) after the mainnet resumes stable operation. 3. BCH depositing and withdrawal will be suspended from 07:00 Nov 15, 2018 (CET). For your assets’ safety, please deposit your BCH to OKEx in advance. NOTE: DO NOT deposit BCH during the suspension period, otherwise it may cause asset loss.
OKEx will take a snapshot of all BCH balances from 17:35 to 17:40, Nov 15, 2018 (CET). The snapshot will take five minutes due to the large user pool.
OKEx will take snapshots of the wallet, fiat account, token account, futures account, and margin account. The snapshots will include the available BCH balance in the fiat account, the BCH balance of the wallet, spot, and margin accounts, as well as the BCH equity balance (account balance + PnL + UPL) of the futures account.
CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk got his twitter account locked after tweeting about bitcoin and Japanese anime cartoon. Elon has more than 23 million followers on Twitter. After getting back, he tweeted that Twitter thought that he got hacked and locked his account.
KuCoin has just made an announcement that the exchange will be adding USDC trading pairs on its website today. USDC pairs include BTC/USDC, ETH/USDC and USDT/USDC trading pairs and these will go online at 22:00 (UTC+8).
Who found the latest Bitcoin bug? Awemany, a BCH developer who contributes to Bitcoin Unlimited project. He is behind a new method to handle 0-conf transactions that is based on the OP_CHECKDATASIG op code.
Remitano is sending emails to its users to generate new address for deposits. If you send your crypto currency to the old address after July 2019, it wouldn’t be credited and support staff won’t help you with it. So Yes, your funds will be lost forever. Here is the email that is being sent.
Saudi Arabian monetary agency has issued a formal statement stating that cryptocurrency trading is illegal in the country. They have released a list of websites and social media accounts that are actively promoting cryptocurrencies and trading. They say that no company or individual has been licensed for such practices.
This is regarding the forced liquidation incident on July 31st 2018 when an large long position in BTC0928 futures contract was liquidated by force at 20:17:14 July 31, 2018 (Hong Kong Time, UTC+8). It was a huge order and this triggered their risk management system and alerted insurance fund team.
Starting today, Coinbase customers in the UK will be able to seamlessly move GBP in and out of their accounts using the Faster Payments service. In most cases, this will mean almost instant access to funds. Until now, the process was quite tedious – you had to send GBP via international bank to Coinbase US that took several days and was more expensive. Now, you will be able buy cryptocurrencies using British pound using your local bank.