F2Pool and WEX withdraw support for SegWit2x

F2Pool and WEX exchange stop signaling for SegWit2x as Bitcoin Price surges past $5,200
13 October 2017   1860

As the possible Bitcoin hardfork comes closer, more and more companies refuse to support it.

According to BitGo engineer, Jameson Lopp, Bitcoin mining pool F2Pool has stopped signalling for SegWit2x.

For now, F2Pool is the third largest mining pool which in its hash power is the second only to Antpool and BTC.top. Its share in the total network hashrate is about 13.19%. 

Bitcoin blocks by mining pool on coin.dance
Bitcoin blocks by mining pool on coin.dance

On top of that, the cryptocurrency platform WEX.nz also states that it will not support the Segwit2x and does not intend to introduce new trading pairs in case of its implementation

WEX.nz on SegWit2x
WEX.nz on SegWit2x 

Thus, the company argues that the management of the exchange considers the possible hardfork to be questionable both for trades and for the cryptocurrency system as a whole.
Though, WEX team details, the hardfork-thing will not interrupt the regular operating mode of the exchange and will not stop the trade.

Binance Android App to Support CC Payments

Additionally, crypto-fiat exchange Binance Singapore was launched
25 April 2019   61

Binance has updated the application for the Android OS. Now users can buy cryptocurrency using their credit cards.

In particular, the feature of buying Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash with your credit card is now available.

At the same time, the launch of the Binance Singapore crypto-fiat exchange took place. So far, only one trading pair is available to users of the site - BTC / SGD, but later in the listing other coins may appear.

Singapore users need not only to create an account, but also to link it to an account in the local Xfers payment service, which provides cryptowallet approved by local regulators.

It is noteworthy that earlier Xfers was a partner of Coinbase, when the latter launched its services in Singapore, but relations between the companies were terminated.