Binance to Launch P2P Trading Service

Firstly, access to the new trading platform with yuan support will be available thru to Android app
10 October 2019   377

The largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance has launched a P2P service with support for bitcoin, Ethereum and stablecoin USDT, traded against the Chinese yuan (CNY).

At first, access to the platform will be provided through the Android application to owners of exchange accounts registered more than 30 days ago. Representatives of Binance promised to soon release a version for iOS, as well as a desktop implementation of the service.

Last night, Binance Launches P2P Trading, starting with China. Most of CT probably can't use it yet, but 1.4 billion people can. We will expand the service to other regions soon.

Changpeng Zhao

CEO, Binance

Binance’s plans to launch fiat yuan-supported trading became known last month. 

Bittrex to Go For Maintenance After 1/3 Funds Moved

Users suspects hack, but exchange says "funds are safe"
05 December 2019   75

The Bittrex cryptocurrency exchange has announced scheduled maintenance today, December 5, from 22:00 to 23:00 (GMT). On the eve, a third of its assets were transferred to an unknown wallet.

During maintenance, users will not be able to log into the system or use the APIs. Trading will be suspended.

On December the 4th, populat Twitter account posted that "43,564 #BTC (313,074,134 USD) transferred from Bittrex to unknown wallet." Users suspected that the exchange was hacked, but the exchange . 

Closures for scheduled maintenance only heightened suspicion. However, the Bittrex team assures that "that claim is false."