How to Buy Bitcoins in Canada

Amid expanding awareness of Bitcoin around the world, people are constantly searching for the best places to purchase cryptocurrency without hassle. Being a forward-looking country, Canada is not an exception, and its people is expressing high demand in Bitcoins, for...

Important CEX.IO API Updates

Please be informed about considerable updates to CEX.IO API that have been already implemented or will come into effect shortly. Maximum Order Amount — 30 BTC Next week, maximum order amount for BTC/USD and BTC/EUR pairs will be limited to 30 BTC. If you are using...

3 Days of Free Bitcoin Trading for US Users!

On the eve of July 4th, the Independence Day of the Unites States, we would like to sincerely congratulate our American users and set their trade fee to 0% on all pairs. Free trading will be enabled automatically for all users from the US who have a verified account...

CEX.IO Bitcoin Exchange Reached 700,000 Users

We are proud to share a great news with you, namely, reaching 700,000 user accounts on CEX.IO Bitcoin exchange! Such a rapid growth is nothing more than an acknowledgment of your trust in our service, and we kindly thank you for staying with us. We at CEX.IO do...

CEX.IO Mobile App Updates

Official CEX.IO mobile app for trading Bitcoins, Litecoins, and Ethers on the go, has been recently updated. What’s new in this version? We have created a step-by-step guide with tips for new users, which gives a short overview of the app’s main functions and...

How to Sell Bitcoin for PayPal

Adoption of Bitcoin is pretty much dependant on the ease of its use. Because cryptocurrency is not capable to survive on its own without using fiat money yet, it is highly important to ensure easy conversion of national currencies into Bitcoin and vice versa. That...

ETH/EUR Trading Launched on CEX.IO

We are pleased to announce the launch of ETH/EUR trading on our platform and continuing support of Ethereum network, which requires Ethers for its operation. ETH/EUR is the third Ether-related market on CEX.IO, after ETH/BTC and ETH/USD. To drive Ether market growth,...

Extreme Commission Lowering for Card Payments

We at CEX.IO Bitcoin exchange are thrilled to announce that fees for deposits and withdrawals using payment cards have been significantly lowered. The new fee schedule is available on the website and looks as follows: Withdrawal Fees Visa $ 3.80 per USD withdrawal €...

Buy Bitcoin for Euro with 0.1% Fee

In case you are living in a European Union country, or just possess Euros, you might be interested in buying BTC for EUR at the best conditions. Thus, it should be easy, fast, and cheap. Considering that you are going to entrust your money, it is highly crucial to...

Buy Bitcoins in South Africa

Along with Bitcoin being an innovative technology and expanding the range of money transfer opportunities in the developed countries, cryptocurrencies are now viewed as a solution to change remittance problems in such developing countries as Africa. Thus, many people...

Trade ETH for BTC with 0% Fee

Interested in trading Ether? Then we at CEX.IO welcome you to try out our exchange and trading platform. Here, you can trade ETH/BTC and ETH/USD right on the website, via our official mobile app, or using several API solutions. Although CEX.IO has enabled Ether...

CEX.IO Mobile Application Updates

We are glad to announce recent updates made to official CEX.IO mobile application that allows you to trade Bitcoins on the go, wherever you are. Bitcoin Market Data Analysis From now on, the list of exchanges is delivering real-time Bitcoin data from CEX.IO, Bitfinex,...

CEX.IO Bitcoin Exchange Integrates with C.A.T. Bot

We are glad to announce that CEX.IO has been added to C.A.T., an automated trading interface using Bitcoin exchanges API. C.A.T. is the most popular and highly reputable trading bot on BitcoinTalk with numerous positive feedbacks from users. The first version of...

How to Buy Bitcoins with PayPal

PayPal is a well-known payment system giant in the fintech world. Adored and used by millions of users who enjoy transferring funds via emails connected to their PayPal accounts, this system is still often negatively perceived by the Bitcoin community that envisions...

Trade Fee Decrease on CEX.IO Bitcoin Exchange

We are glad to announce lowering trade fees on CEX.IO as of today. The fees are set to zero on cryptocurrency pairs, namely, LTC/BTC, ETH/BTC, as well as on GHS/BTC. EUR and RUB markets have experienced fees halving, resulting in 0.1% commission on BTC/EUR, LTC/EUR,...

Ethereum as It Is

Ethereum is a word that has been actively hitting headlines after announcement of the project in January 2014. In 2015, considered to be a year of blockchain, Ethereum experienced even more coverage. So, what is Ethereum and how it came to be so widely discussed? What...

CEX.IO Wallpapers Anthology

Throughout history of our blog, we had a nice tradition of creating marvellous CEX.IO wallpapers for your devices. Today you can take a glance at all wallpapers we have ever made, as well as brand new ones. Download links for different dimensions can be found below...

Maximum Order Amount Change

Pleased be informed that shortly, maximum order amount for all trading pairs will be limited to amount equivalent to 30 BTC. In case you are using trading bots, make sure to change their configurations taking this update into consideration. This update will come into...

How to add a credit card on CEX.IO

We at CEX.IO made buying Bitcoins with payment cards simple. To make your first deposit, you need to link a card by providing information and proving your ownership of the card. Once the card is successfully linked to your account, it can be easily accessed in your...

CEX.IO WebSocket API Goes Public

We are glad to inform that WebSocket API documentation is now available in open access on CEX.IO website. WebSocket API is a useful tool for automated trading management. Allowing to get real-time notifications without sending extra requests, WebSocket API is a faster...

CEX.IO Accepts Virtual Cards

Consolidating experience of buying bitcoin with physical credit cards, CEX.IO accepts virtual payment cards as well. Users are welcome to fund their account with VCC’s of such providers as Neteller, EntroPay, Payoneer, Netspend and others. How to buy Bitcoins with...

600,000 Users on CEX.IO Bitcoin Exchange

We are proud to announce reaching 600,000 accounts registered on CEX.IO. This number is a great milestone signifying growing trust in our business and overall Bitcoin expansion. Augmentation of 100,000 users during the past 4 months has fundamentally influenced trade...

Meet Winners of Trading Marathon on CEX.IO!

Dear users, We are glad to announce winners of our New Year offer. According to the offer, we are giving away 3 iPad Mini for users who gained the highest monthly trading volume in January 2016. For security reasons, we won’t disclose neither personal information, nor...

Win an iPad for Winter Holidays!

The year 2016 has been truly tremendous for Bitcoin and blockchain. We would like to express our endless gratitude for your trust in CEX.IO and all the feedbacks you provided during this year.  We have prepared 3 iPad Mini for users who will gain the highest monthly...

New Fees for Bank Transfer Withdrawals

Dear users, Please be informed that fee calculation for bank transfer withdrawals has changed. Check out new withdrawal commissions below:  $50 for SWIFT withdrawals in USD €15 for SWIFT withdrawals in EUR ₽1,750 for SWIFT withdrawals in RUB €3.99 for SEPA withdrawals...

Altcoins Removal and Multipool Suspension

Dear users, We at CEX.IO have decided to focus on higher volume markets such as BTC and LTC, which would allow us to provide you a better exchange service and trade opportunities. Thereby, please be informed about GHash.IO Multipool suspension and removal of...

Official Statement on Cloud Mining

Dear Users, Please be informed that despite considerable Bitcoin price growth, it is still not enough for profitable Bitcoin mining, taking into account current difficulty and maintenance cost. Take a look at the following calculations: There’s an average...

How to Identify Transaction Malleability Attack

In the past month, we have experienced several attempts of transaction malleability attack against CEX.IO exchange. This is not the first round of attacks against the exchange, and, within our professional team, we always manage to detect such attacks very quickly,...

Updated Charts on CEX.IO Bitcoin Exchange

We would like to announce updated charts on CEX.IO. From now on, you are able to view candlesticks with a time period ranging from 1 minute to 1 week. Check out a screenshot of BTC/USD chart with 15-minute candlesticks: Recently, CEX.IO has also been integrated with...

CEX.IO Bitcoin Exchange Integrates with TradingView

We are glad to announce our integration with TradingView, a browser-based financial charting platform for traders. Browser-based charts and tools on TradingView allow traders to do research and access data on any operating system, wherever they are and without extra...

Bitcoin Forums Overview

It’s hard to argue that Bitcoin ecosystem significantly differs from traditional financial environment by its community. Apart from various websites covering news of the cryptocurrency world, like CoinDesk, CCN, Bitcoin Magazine, and others, specialised forums and...

What is Bitcoin Difficulty?

The best way to think about Bitcoin difficulty is to view it as the maximum amount of computing power it will take to find a particular block reward. The difficulty number is what helps keep the Bitcoin block time at around ten minutes. As more hashing power is added...

What Determines Bitcoin Value?

One of the main criticisms made when it comes to the value of bitcoins is that there is no central authority that can control the price of the digital currency over a long period of time. This lack of price stability has caused problems for some users over the short...

Why Should Everyone Use Bitcoin?

One of the best attributes of Bitcoin is that there is no single reason that new people are flocking to the payment system on a daily basis. Some Bitcoin users are merchants who want to cut down on payment processing fees, while others are just trying to find a cheap...

Fees for Deposits with Payment Cards Lowered

CEX.IO Bitcoin exchange is glad to announce that fees for payment card deposits in USD and EUR have been lowered to 3.5% + $0.25/€0.20 respectively.  We did our best to make deposit procedure as easy as possible. If you experience any issues though, check out our...

What is Bitcoin Fork?

About the author of the following guest post: Ariel Horwitz is a Bitcoin activist, educator, consultant and writer for 99bitcoins. He has been involved with the Israeli Bitcoin Association, The Bitcoin Embassy in Tel Aviv, and has founded AlefBit — the first Bitcoin...

What is Bitcoin Mining?

One of the challenges of understanding Bitcoin mining is that it is actually a terrible name for what Bitcoin miners are really doing with their computer power. Miners are actually the custodians of the transaction ledger known as the Bitcoin blockchain. Although...

CEX.IO Official Statement

We at CEX.IO officially state that we do not have an established relationship with the QIWI payment service provider. All CEX.IO users are able to trade on the BTC/RUB trading pair, which is active and fully functional on our platform. Deposit and withdrawal methods...

CEX.IO Lowers Fees for Payment Card Deposits

CEX.IO Bitcoin exchange is glad to announce decreasing fees for deposits with a payment card from 4.5% + 0.25 USD/EUR to 3.75% + 0.25 USD/EUR. As known, CEX.IO users are able to deposit up to 1,000 USD/EUR with simplified verification. Together with lowered fees for...

Is Bitcoin a Ponzi Scheme?

Although the critics of Bitcoin don’t bring up this accusation as much as they did in the early days of cryptocurrencies, there are still a few people out there who believe that the digital currency is nothing more than a Ponzi scheme. These naysayers see the price of...

How to Store Bitcoins: Types of Bitcoin Wallets

The Bitcoin address together with the private key of the Bitcoin wallet are the two main components when purchasing goods and services with this cryptocurrency. Bitcoin wallets can be of different types, forms and designs, and their goal is to protect your bitcoins...

KYC/AML Policy and Identity Verification at CEX.IO

You have decided to buy Bitcoin, but were asked to submit a range of documents proving your identity. What is the reason for such a request? The thing is, any trusted Bitcoin exchange is willing to operate within the legal guidelines. And though Bitcoin regulation is...

Is Bitcoin Anonymous?

When people first hear about Bitcoin, they are often told that it is a form of anonymous cash that cannot be tracked by any government or company. While the digital currency can be used in a private and secure manner, it is definitely not anonymous by default. There...

Is Bitcoin Secure?

One of the main issues that has been holding back mass adoption of Bitcoin as a payment system and currency is the notion that it is not secure. There have been plenty of hacks and frauds in the Bitcoin ecosystem, so people who are unsure of the digital currency...