S.Korean exchanges about Segwit2x and Bitcoin Gold

Coinone and Coinnest announce their policies towards forthcoming Bitcoin hard forks
22 October 2017   1948

Coinone, the second-largest bitcoin exchange in South Korea, announced its general policy concerning Segwit2x, stating that they will do everything needed to uphold the establishment of a new virtual currency, which will be formed from this hard fork in future, and obviously support deposits and withdrawals.

The bitcoin exchange stressed that withdrawals might be temporarily hold over during forks.

Coinnest, the fouth-largest bitcoin exchange and a platform of digital currency trading, announced its support both of Segwit2x and Bitcoin Gold.

We have completed the technical preparations for the hard fork for the first time among the domestic exchanges.

Kim Byeong-hwan

CEO, Coinnest

Coinnest states that users who hold their cryptocurrency on this platform will automatically receive payments in a new cryptocurrency and both deposits and withdrawals will be available from November 1 if both hard forks pass successfully.

Bittrex to Go For Maintenance After 1/3 Funds Moved

Users suspects hack, but exchange says "funds are safe"
05 December 2019   97

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."