Binance to Donate $1M to Japanese Flood Victims

Changpeng Zhao called cryptocurrency community for donations
09 July 2018   938

Binance, the largest in terms of trade transactions, has donated $ 1 million to flood victims in Japan, and invites other companies and individuals to join the charity initiative.

Our hearts go out to the victims in West Japan. Binance will begin with a $1,000,000 USD equivalent donation in either BNB, BTC, or JPY. We also ask our crypto partners to join us and help our friends in need.
 

Changpeng Zhao

CEO, Binance

Changpeng Zhao noted that the exact scheme for transferring funds to the flood victims will be determined in the very near future. Those who also want to make a donation, are invited to a Twitter reply, while such a gesture of good will will be taken into account when considering their coins listing on Binance. Such a donation can be done in ETH or ERC-20 tokens.

A major flood in Japan this week was caused by a typhoon that caused heavy rainfall. According to themedia, as of Monday mornng the number of deaths due to torrential rains and landslides reached more than 100 and many are reported missing.

Binance to Conduct Unplanned BTT Airdrop

"One tester inadvertently clicked an airdrop button for BTT" as head of the exchnage reported
20 February 2019   140

Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange, inadvertently implemented BitTorrent airdrop. Because of this, the wallets of some users of the trading platform were replenished with BTT tokens.

While doing testing for Fetch.ai , one tester inadvertently clicked an airdrop button for BTT, giving some BTT launchpad buyers extra BTT tokens. We are resolving the issue now. No other people are affected.
 

Changpeng Zhap

CEO, Binance

One commentator joked that getting some extra tokens is not a problem at all. The head of Binance answered him that this question is now being resolved and, most importantly, all means are safe. Another Twitter commentator joked that he inadvertently pressed the Sell button and sold BTT tokens very cheaply. 

Also today, Changpeng Zhao reminded that only one day remained before the launch of the test network of the decentralized Binance DEX exchange.