Market Wrap: Bitcoin Holds Above $30K but Price Chart Looks ‘Ugly’

Also, Circle might be an attractive "starter stock for the cautious" when it goes public, according to one analyst.

Markets  ·  16 July 2021

FOX Token Rally: Yield Play or ShapeShift DAO Craving?

Crypto analysts are looking at the FOX token's price gain and asking whether it's the latest promotion or the start of a new trend.

Markets  ·  16 July 2021

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Flat; Fed’s Powell Grilled on Crypto

The Federal Reserve chief signaled the U.S. central bank isn’t likely to dial back monetary stimulus anytime soon.

Markets  ·  14 July 2021

FOX Token Up 77% on ShapeShift DAO, Airdrop News

ShapeShift’s token is up significantly on news the exchange is becoming a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO).

Business  ·  14 July 2021

ShapeShift to Shut Down, Airdrop FOX Tokens to Decentralize Itself Out of Existence

ShapeShift will send out 340 million FOX tokens across DeFi.

Business  ·  14 July 2021

ShapeShift Is Going Full DeFi to Lose KYC Rules

Erik Voorhees’ ShapeShift is morphing into a decentralized exchange (DEX). It's losing the KYC restrictions at the same time.

Business  ·  6 January 2021

ShapeShift Delists Privacy Coin Zcash Over Regulatory Concerns

XMR, DASH and ZEC "were delisted at the same time for the same reason – to further derisk the company from a regulatory standpoint."

Business  ·  10 November 2020

ShapeShift Accuses Former Employee of Stealing $900K in Bitcoin

The exchange wants damages from Azamat Mukhiddinov, its now-fired senior engineer.

News  ·  27 August 2020

The ‘Great Lockdown’ Is Boosting Demand for Bitcoin Custody Solutions

Bitcoin wallet startups have seen a sudden uptick in activity. In short, more people want to hold their own bitcoin than ever before.

Business  ·  30 April 2020
Crypto Wallets

Kraken: $75 Device Will Get You Into Crypto Hardware Wallet KeepKey

Kraken Security Labs said crypto hardware wallet KeepKey is not doing enough to protect customers from physical attacks, saying it was able to get into the system using a $75 device.

Tech  ·  11 December 2019

ShapeShift Launches Exchange Token, FOX, for Commission-Free Trading

"Basically, we're trying to get people away from custodial exchanges," said ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees.

Business  ·  20 November 2019

ShapeShift’s New Platform Aims to Make Crypto Self-Custody as Easy as Coinbase

ShapeShift’s new one-stop shop for non-custodial crypto management is launching out of private beta today.

Business  ·  8 July 2019

Kraken Exchange Joins Binance, ShapeShift in Delisting Bitcoin SV

Kraken is the latest crypto exchange to delist bitcoin SV amid an ongoing feud between coin creator Craig Wright and members of the bitcoin community.

Markets  ·  16 April 2019

WSJ’s ShapeShift Exposé Overstated Money Laundering by $6 Million, Analysis Says

Blockchain analytics firms say money laundering accusations against ShapeShift don't match up.

Policy & regulation  ·  20 March 2019

Crypto Exchange ShapeShift Is Looking for a New CFO

ShapeShift is looking for a new chief financial officer to succeed Justin Blincoe, who is taking on a new "senior finance" role at the company.

Markets  ·  22 February 2019