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Binance Weekly Report: Exchange the World, One Country at a Time

2019-12-09

In this weekly report: We welcome DappReview to the Binance ecosystem, add more fiat-to-crypto options, start using Binance Futures on iOS, launch a new Community Vote as we finish our 11th Launchpad sale for the year, and more!

1. Binance acquires DappReview. The world’s leading information and analytics platform for blockchain-based decentralized applications (dapps) is now part of the Binance ecosystem. DappReview provides info on over 3,900 dapps across 13 public blockchains to 300,000 monthly active users in 120 countries.

Binance Fiat Updates

2. Binance fiat-to-crypto options continue to grow. The newest additions are marked in yellow on the map below.

Binance Futures Updates

3. Binance Futures, now on iOS! Update your Binance app for iOS now and use our futures trading platform. Also available on Android.

4. Use the Binance Futures Calculator now. View potential positions liquidation prices prior to trading. Binance Futures live liquidation feed is also available via API WebSocket stream.

Binance Exchange Updates

5. Binance Community Coin Vote Round 4. We have selected COTI (COTI) and VITE (VITE) as the two candidates. Vote here on December 12. 

6. New trading pairs: BUSD/RUB, VET/BUS, and QTUM/BUSD

7. Support for upcoming Istanbul upgrade for Ethereum. The upgrade is expected by December 7. (Binance.US will support the upgrade as well.)

9. Staking support for Cosmos (ATOM).

11. Zero-fee staking on Tezos (XTZ)

See both ATOM and XTZ on Binance Staking now.

12. Adjustment to the daily interest rate for borrowing ETH.

13. Removal of 5 trading pairs.

14. New margin trading for Ravencoin.

Binance Chain and DEX Updates

15. Binance DEX supports new languages: Korean, Indonesian, Russian, Turkish, and Vietnamese

16. New listing: Troy. The trading pair for TROY/BNB has opened.

Binance Ecosystem Updates

17. Binance Launchpad completes token sale of Troy. About 76.57% of participants won in the lottery for 10,000,000 TROY tokens. We’ve also listed TROY and opened TROY/BNB, TROY/BTC, and TROY/USDT trading pairs.

Congratulations to the lottery winners, as well as the winners of the #TROYLottery promo.

18. New reports from Binance ResearchTheory and Praxis of DAOs” and “Global Markets Report for November 2019” 

19. Binance Academy’s new article: “Blockchain Use Cases: Gaming

20. Binance Charity’s new campaign: Donate at least 1 BNB from now until December 24, and get a chance to win a Binance hoodie. A swag package with a thank-you letter from Binance Charity Head Helen Hai awaits the biggest cumulative donor.

Binance Meetups

21. Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey. December 5.

22. Valencia, Venezuela. December 6.

23. Taipei. December 7.

Binance Promos

24. Buy an HTC EXODUS 1 - Binance Edition phone and win up to $100 in BNB. 500 lucky individuals who purchase one of the special edition devices will each receive an Early Adopter bonus of $100 USD in BNB. Buy this phone now

25. #UseBNB on TravelbyBit to get a 10% discount. Use the discount code TBB10OFF when you book hotels and flights using BNB.

Binance Team + Media Coverage

26. CZ’s new Christmas AMA. Wearing a Santa hat, CZ addressed the Binance community about the latest updates from the Binance ecosystem. Watch the full AMA here.

27. Read this article on the recent cybersecurity audits on Binance. “Binance is a company that is indeed responsible to the users, puts the interests of the users above all and takes security as its lifeline,” said FireEye, one of the auditors.

28. Bloomberg says BNB is the only major cryptocurrency to outperform Bitcoin in 2019. Read the article here. 

29. Are you a developer? Join our team. Apply here.

Fun Corner

Bagels (and other Binance stuff) from Binance.US

That’s a wrap for last week! Please follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube. Join our official Binance Telegram group to talk with our community.