Robinhood and LibertyX to Get BitLicense

BitLicense allows cryptocurrency related entities operate in the state of New York
25 January 2019   531

The New York Department of Financial Services(NYDFS) has issued two more licenses for operating with cryptocurrencies tp Fintech-start-up Robinhood and Bitcoin-ATM operator LibertyX. At the same time, the first one also received a license for money transfers.

The license will allow the Robinhood Crypto trading platform to work with residents of New York.

As we introduce new financial products, we’re committed to partnering with regulators to ensure compliance with industry requirements. Today’s announcement is evidence of this commitment.
 

Robinhood Team

We’re excited to bring commission-free cryptocurrency trading to New York, and look forward to coming to more states soon.

Earlier BitLicense was received by BitPay, Square, Genesis Global Trading, Coinbase and others.

Poloniex to Bring Back the Trollbox

According to Poloniex owner, the "most frequent request has been, “BRING BACK THE TROLLBOX”, a general topic chat  
19 June 2019   180

Due to numerous requests from users, the Bitcoin exchange Poloniex activated a general chat, better known as Trollbox.

You’ve been asking for it and we’re excited to tell you IT’S HAPPENING: Trollbox is back! Poloniex’s Trollbox is the original forum for traders to talk all things crypto. Our legendary mods are ready to go, armed as always with the mighty Banhammer to maintain order.
 

Poloniex Team

From now on, traders can again communicate on a wide range of topics without leaving the stock exchange, and moderators will use the legendary ban-hammers in case of violation of the rules.