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Kraken Сites Phishing Not Breach on its Exchange

The Kraken support team has drawn to the attention of Cointelegraph its recent blogpost in response to various claims of compromised accounts and stolen funds on the exchange. In the last month, CoinTelegraph received two separate mails from alleged Kraken users who claim their accounts were....

Kraken Selected for MtGox Investigation

Kraken Bitcoin Exchange. Bitcoin exchange Kraken has been selected to aid in the investigation of missing Bitcoin following the heist at the Mt Gox exchange. Kraken will also be involved in the distribution of remaining assets to the creditors. This decision was arrived at after an extensive....

Enable 2FA: Kraken Accounts Compromised, Funds Stolen

There are claims that several accounts on Kraken have been compromised and funds taken. Representatives of Kraken told Cointelegraph that the cases mentioned below are currently being investigated. Users’ complaints. In an email to CoinTelegraph, a supposed Kraken user claimed in writing that:....

Kraken Launches Across Canada with Vogogo

Kraken Bitcoin Exchange. Payment processor and security provider Vogogo has partnered with Kraken to bring Kraken's exchange services to Canada. The new partnership and expansion also equates to a new Canadian dollar/Bitcoin exchange that Kraken will provide. All exchanges are constantly looking....

Kraken's Jesse Powell: Banks are the Biggest Hurdle for Bitcoin Businesses

Even though Kraken is based in the US and facilitates exchanges between a number of different cryptocurrencies, its customer base is decidedly euro-driven. In fact, according to BitcoinAverage, Kraken has over 50% of the EUR/BTC market. That makes it the largest player in that trading pair. Due....

Users File FBI Petition Against Kraken, Complain About Stolen Funds

CoinTelegraph continues to receive complaints from Kraken users over reportedly stolen funds. This week they created a mail group for a public petition which is being planned to be forwarded to the FBI Cybercrime division. They want Kraken to confess their guilt and make a refund.....

Kraken Snatches CleverCoin, Consolidates Position in EU

Kraken has continued its recent spree of acquisitions by purchasing Netherlands-based exchange CleverCoin for an undisclosed sum. Kraken Acquires CleverCoin. CleverCoin’s existing customers will be switched to the Kraken platform almost immediately, starting June29th. Account holders will be....

Kraken Acquires Dutch Bitcoin Exchange CleverCoin

Dutch Bitcoin exchange, CleverCoin has been acquired by the popular San-Francisco Bitcoin exchange, Kraken just months after getting Cavirtex and Coinsetter, also Bitcoin exchanges. After acquiring two exchanges already, Kraken still seemed to be looking to expand its user base and decided to....

Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Acquires Bitcoin Wallet Provider Glidera

Kraken announced yesterday that they have acquired the American Bitcoin wallet provider Glidera to their corporate umbrella. Kraken Snatches Yet Another Startup. 2016 has been a huge year for the Kraken bitcoin exchange, and they are looking to let the good times roll when it comes to mergers....

Japanese Financial Giant Invests in Bitcoin Exchange Kraken

Japanese venture capital firm SBI Investment is leading a Series B funding round in bitcoin exchange Kraken. While the terms of the deal were not disclosed, Kraken said that a “multi-million dollar” investment had been agreed upon with SBI. Kraken did not say when it expected the Series B round....

Kraken to Assist in Search for Missing Mt Gox Bitcoins

Kraken's Ayako Miyaguchi (left with mic), Jesse Powell (centre with mic), and Mt Gox bankruptcy trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi (right). Digital currency exchange Kraken announced today that it has been chosen to support the investigation of Mt Gox's missing bitcoins, manage the claims process and....

Kraken Boosts Bitcoin Liqudiity Through Clevercoin Acquisition

The Bitcoin price has been on the rise throughout recent weeks, and it looks like future increases could be on the horizon. Kraken wants to be the go-to platform for European and international Bitcoin enthusiasts. Bitcoin exchanges are always looking to expand their Reach. Kraken, one of....

Kraken Accepting MtGox Bankruptcy Claims and Giving Free Trade Credit

So, I have spent the last few days at the Kraken headquarters in San Francisco with the legendary Jesse Powell, who I interviewed for the Bitcoin Knowledge Podcast, and the rest of the team and there is some very exciting news about the $500m MtGox bankruptcy. We discussed some of the logistics....

Kraken Snatches Two Competitor Exchanges, Expands to North America

The San Francisco-based Bitcoin exchange Kraken has just announced the largest and merger and acquisition deal in Bitcoin exchange history as it has officially acquired major U.S. exchanges Coinsetter and Cavirtex. Kraken will now expand its business operations to the United States and Canada.....

SBI and Kraken Announce Multi-Million Dollar Deal

Just after its big merger with North American Bitcoin exchanges, Coinsetter and Cavirtex, Kraken has announced a multi-million dollar deal with the leading Japanese firm SBI Investment. The $2 billion dollar venture capital conglomerate will lead Kraken’s series B investment round. Today the....

Kraken Details the Latest Mt Gox Creditors Meeting

The leading cryptocurrency exchange Kraken and Tokyo’s court-appointed trustee has announced the current status of all Mt Gox claims have been determined. For the first time, thousands of claimants will be able to see if their claim has been accepted and will soon be processed. The Mt Gox....

Industry Report: Kraken, Others Receive Large Investments

Want to see what’s new in the world of cryptocurrency? This week, we saw big investments coming into the Bitcoin ecosystem, notably a funding round from Kraken. Take a gander at some of the latest stories: It’s a week of investments for cryptocurrencies as Bitcoin exchange Kraken received a....

Kraken Selected to Assist in Mt. Gox Liquidation, Investigation

Up and coming cryptocurrency exchange Kraken had some interesting news to deliver on Tuesday, noting that they have been chosen to help out in the liquidation and investigation of Mt. Gox, a Japanese bitcoin exchange that collapsed in spectacular fashion early this year (leading to the loss of....

Kraken Partners With The Economist for Investment Competition

If you had $1 million to invest in Bitcoin and Ethereum, how would you buy, and why? This is the premise behind a new case study competition from Kraken, who partnered with The Economist to launch the program. Kraken, a leading bitcoin exchange, has launched a new competition aimed at students,....

Kraken to Release New and Improved Design

Kraken is a San Francisco, USA based exchange. Kraken is one of the leading digital currency exchanges in Bitcoin trading. The exchange introduces innovative features, high security, tied to an exceptional support team and trading platform. Kraken is well known around the world because the....

Audit shows Kraken's reserve covers all balances

After conducting the audit, Ripple CTO Stephan Thomas concluded Kraken has enough Bitcoins in reserve to cover all balances. Bitcoin exchange Kraken has announced it has passed an audit that proves that more than 100% of Kraken's Bitcoins are held in reserve. The whole process shows that Kraken....

Kraken Announces New Fee Structure

Founded in 2011, the San Francisco-based Kraken exchange is the leading Bitcoin exchange for professional traders who demand fast execution, innovative features, exceptional support, and high security. Kraken is trusted by hundreds of thousands of traders, the Tokyo government and....

Mt Gox Customers to receive Bankruptcy Distributions in Bitcoin

Mt Gox customers can now receive bankruptcy distributions in Bitcoin, among several other benefits by becoming a user of the cryptocurrency exchange Kraken. According to the San Francisco-based Bitcoin exchange's official blog post, Kraken has begun the process of accepting Mt Gox creditor....

Kraken Bitcoin Exchange Passes 'Proof of Reserves' Cryptographic Audit

Bitcoin exchange Kraken has passed a cryptographically verifiable proof of reserves audit with flying colours. The audit, which was carried out by Stefan Thomas on 11th and 22nd of March, proved that more than 100% of Kraken's bitcoins are held in reserve. The process was designed to allow the....

Kraken Announces Return to USD Market, Launch of GBP Trading

Kraken has partnered with Luxembourg-based payment solution specialist PayCash to add GBP trading and reinstate USD deposits to its bitcoin exchange platform. The news comes amid an uptick in activity from the San Francisco-based startup, which announced it would begin operating in Japan by the....