📉alternative cryptocurrencies (altcoins) have begun to feel the crypto winter as major names start dropping below previous year-on-year price levels.
via coindesk

🇨🇦 a canadian cryptocurrency exchange has closed down, claiming that a hacker had withdrawn all the funds. but many are suggesting that this is nothing more than an exit scam.
via bitcoinist

💰bitstamp has confirmed that it has been acquired by a european subsidiary of a south korean corporation. nejc kodrič will remain the ceo of the exchange. the korean group also owns gaming giant nexon and korbit, the country’s fourth largest crypto exchange.
via bitcoin.com

🇬🇧cryptocurrency derivatives including futures, options and contracts for differences could potentially be prohibited in the united kingdom in the near future.
via ccn

🇺🇸us-d cryptocurrency exchange bittrex confirmed it was relaunching its bittrex malta platform as a new exchange for non-us traders.