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...

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...

How to keep Bitcoins safe

Any Bitcoin owner, an early adopter or a newcomer, should know how to keep their earnings safe. Along with Bitcoin exchange hacks and coins thefts, the ethics of keeping Bitcoins secure is one of the most discussed issues within the Bitcoin community. But as the...

Is Bitcoin Legal?

With all of the negative publicity related to drugs and investment scams found whenever Bitcoin is mentioned in the mainstream media, there are plenty of people out there who believe that the digital currency is illegal. While there have been harsh statements made in...

Where to Spend Bitcoins

In the early days of Bitcoin, many critics would point out the fact that the digital commodity could not be considered money because there really wasn’t much you could do with it. Although there were a few websites that sold niche items, such as alpaca socks, there...

CEX.IO Bitcoin & Crypto Exchange Is Added to Coinigy

This week, CEX.IO Bitcoin exchange was added to a list of cryptocurrency exchanges at Coinigy. Right now, Coinigy.com supports 25 crypto markets and provides them with a set of trading tools. CEX.IO is one of them, and it is accessible through the Markets list as...

How to Get Free Bitcoins: Fast And Easy Ways

So, you are new to the world of Bitcoin and willing to get bitcoins for free. Or, you are a Bitcoin enthusiast who would also like to get additional free coins. In both cases, this article may help you to find out the ways to get free bitcoins fast. Bitcoin Faucet...

How to Get Paid with Bitcoins

While Bitcoin is often hyped as one of the most revolutionary inventions of our time, there are still some issues when it comes to figuring out how it all works. Sending and receiving payments is not as straightforward as it will probably be in the future, and there...
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