• Bitcoin Exchange Kraken Goes Down for 40 Hours, Drawing Mt. Gox Comparisons

    5 days ago - By Fortune

    What was meant to be two to three hours of late-night down time for cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has stretched into a day and a half-fanning worries during an already high-strung day for Bitcoin and Ripple owners.
    As one of the world's biggest markets for cryptocurrency has remained a weight on Bitcoin prices, one of the world's largest exchanges for the asset, Kraken, is drawing ire for an unexpectedly lengthy system maintenance that's stopped some investors from making gains or stymying losses resulting from the recent price move.
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  • Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is down and it's causing Mt. Gox flashbacks

    5 days ago - By Fast Company

    The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has been down since Wednesday night as what was scheduled to be a brief maintenance period has continued for more than 36 hours, Bloomberg reports. “We are still working to track down an elusive bug which is holding up launch,” the company said in a Friday status update. “This...
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