Delta Exchange Launches Kyber Network’s KNC Futures

Quarterly futures on the Kyber-Bitcoin trading pair with up to 5x leverage have been launched on Delta Exchange. The contracts will be quoted, margined, and settled in Bitcoin. Coinbase Listing Prompts Leveraged Trade Offering Coinbase Pro announced support for Kyber Network Crystal (KNC) four days ago. Following the announcement, the Delta exchange has responded to client demand to trade KNC on leverage. March Futures for KNC already opened. There has been a lot of interest in KNC since the news of the listing, according to CEO Pankaj Balani: “Some traders…

First Ukrainian Bitcoin Exchange Launches Hryvnia-Pegged Stablecoin UAX

In an apparent first, Ukrainian cryptocurrency exchange Kuna has released a stablecoin pegged to local fiat currency, the Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH). Dubbed UAX token, the new stablecoin is pegged to the hryvnia on a 1:1 ratio and is based on the Ethereum blockchain, according to an official announcement by Kuna exchange on Feb. 20. According to Kuna, UAX is now being tested by select Kuna users in an open beta that will last until March 20, 2020. The aim of the first phase of UAX implementation is to integrate with…

Tim Draper-Backed Startup Launches Blockchain Browser to Avoid Censorship

Unstoppable Domains, a tech firm backed by prominent blockchain supporter Tim Draper, is rolling out a blockchain-based browser set to provide users with access to the decentralized web. Per a Feb. 18 announcement, Unstoppable Blockchain Browser is designed to simplify access to the decentralized web, also known as web 3.0. This kind of the Internet enables peer-to-peer (P2P) transactions with no involvement of a middleman, reportedly designed to avoid censorship. Unstoppable Domain’s another step forward Unstoppable Domains CEO, Matthew Gould, said: “We believe that a decentralized web is critical for…

UK Crypto Exchange Coinfloor Launches ‘No BS’ Service for Bitcoin Beginners

U.K-based crypto exchange Coinfloor, which made news last year by delisting ethereum to focus solely on bitcoin, is launching a simplified buying service. Going live next month, Coinfloor, the longest-running crypto exchange in the U.K., is providing an “Auto Buy” service aimed at bitcoin newbies and hodlers alike, as opposed to sophisticated trading types. It’s all part of Coinfloor’s “no BS” approach to crypto, said CEO Obi Nwosu, who wants to educate new users, as well as offer full transparency in the form of monthly proof-of-custody audits of all the…

Sia Launches Skynet, Blockchain Peer-to-Peer File Storage

Sia has launched Skynet, a content delivery network (CDN) and web hosting platform. The platform provides a blockchain-based peer-to-peer file storage system. Skynet is powered by Sia’s blockchain-based, peer-to-peer file storage network. Users and developers can upload files and applications to Skynet. Those files will stay online as long as at least one peer is willing to “pin” the file. This means that data is, more or less, permanent and immutable, announced the project on Feb. 18. Sia’s Skynet service should be distinguished from its main file hosting service, which…

Enjin Launches on Ethereum, Brings Crypto to Games

Enjin has now gone live on the Ethereum Mainnet. The Enjin Platform will enable developers to integrate cryptocurrencies into all kinds of apps and games without having to write blockchain code. Take Advantage of Blockchain Game and app developers will now be able to integrate cryptocurrencies into their products without having to write complex blockchain code. Enjin, the company behind the blockchain project, announced the launch of its game development platform. The platform’s mainnet has now gone live on Ethereum, allowing anybody to mint their own utility tokens. The Enjin…

Derivatives Exchange Deribit Launches Daily Ether Options

Panama-based cryptocurrency derivatives exchange Deribit has listed daily options on ether (ETH). The platform announced the news on Twitter on Monday. The new product will have strike price intervals of $5 and can be traded in the 24 hours preceding the expiry at 08:00 UTC every day. They will have a lifetime of two trading days at the time of introduction. From Feb. 19, the exchange will also be reducing the tick size for all ether options from the current 0.001 ETH to 0.0005 ETH, Deribit CMO Andras Caron said.…

BiKi.com Launches BiKi Community Global Manager Recruitment Program

17th February 2020, Singapore – Global digital assets trading firm BiKi.com has launched a new Global Manager Recruitment Program, geared towards recruiting community partners from around the world.  Well aware that the sustainability of an exchange depends on its ability to retain its current users and effectively recruit new ones, BiKi is targeting global blockchain and crypto enthusiasts to join its stable of community supporters. Individuals with large local networks and resources and have team management experience, are encouraged to participate in this global community-building endeavour.  Role of Global Managers…

ChainUP Launches EXUP, An Independent Brand of Blockchain Financial Derivatives

ChainUP has launched EXUP a new financial derivatives technology platform for digital assets to empower the blockchain financial ecosystem. 14th February, 2020, Singapore – On February 11, ChainUP, a leading global blockchain technology service provider, officially launched EXUP, an independent brand of blockchain financial derivatives, creating a new financial derivatives technology platform for digital assets. EXUP is committed to providing customers with secure, stable and efficient blockchain financial derivatives services. Its highly stable and reliable matching engine has been created to [em]power the financial ecosystem on blockchain, through a distributed…