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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 CEO Shuts Down San Francisco Headquarters – Here’s Why

Jesse Powell, Kraken CEO, talks more in detail about why he decided to shut down Kraken’s headquarters in San Francisco. Kraken was one of the pioneering Bitcoin exchanges. They had this headquarters too in New York. However, New York announced a strict BitLicense regulation in 2015 which....

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....

Kraken Crypto Exchange Seeks EU License, Eyes Expansion in Europe

U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is preparing to expand operations in the European market, according to the German press. The coin trading platform is in talks with regulators and plans to acquire a license in an EU member state, its founder Jesse Powell revealed. Kraken to Enter....

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 App Now Accepts Google Pay And Apple Pay

Kraken is currently one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. Its web and app interfaces provide users with an easy-to-use way to buy, sell, trade, and store cryptocurrencies. The crypto exchange currently features a couple of ways to buy crypto on its platform, including credit....

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....

Crypto Exchange Kraken Pledges Over $10 Million to Support Ukrainian Users

Kraken is planning to hand out more than $10 million in aid for clients affected by the military conflict in Ukraine. The amount covers the fees paid by Ukrainian residents in almost a decade and will also include those withheld from Russian traders in the first half of 2022. Kraken Exchange to....

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 Announces Lightning Integration

Global cryptocurrency exchange Kraken will integrate Lightning Network functionality to improve bitcoin deposit and withdrawal efficiency. The post Kraken Announces Lightning Integration appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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 Reconsidering IPO

Does Coinbase’s mild direct listing performance have emerging crypto platforms thinking twice about going public? The latest comments from major cryptocurrency exchange Kraken might be suggesting so. In an interview with CNBC earlier this year, Kraken CEO Jesse Powell shared that the....

Digital Currency Exchange Kraken Acquires Crypto Staking Firm Staked

The digital asset company Kraken announced it has acquired the non-custodial staking platform Staked for an undisclosed sum. While the sum of the purchase was not disclosed, the company claims that it was “one of the largest crypto industry acquisitions to date.” Kraken Acquires....

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....

Abu Dhabi Grants Kraken License To Operate Crypto Exchange

The Middle East has risen to prominence as a favored location for cryptocurrency exchanges, with Kraken becoming the latest to be granted a license by the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM). Kraken is the first worldwide virtual asset exchange group to get a complete financial license from the ADGM....