23 Apr 2018

EOS Block Producer Application

Bitfinex is pleased to officially present itself as an EOS Block Producer Candidate. Founded in 2012, Bitfinex is a digital asset trading platform offering state-of-the-art services for digital currency traders and liquidity providers. Since our inception, our focus has been on identifying and advancing the capabilities...

15 Apr 2018

Introducing ‘Hive’ – A distributed matching engine for digital asset trading

This week’s performance update was focused around the deployment of Hive — a distributed, multi-threaded & multi-process matching engine built around speed, stability and scalability.   Electronic Matching Engines A matching engine is the core software behind an electronic, computer-driven trading platform like Bitfinex. A far cry from rowdy floor traders, cryptocurrency...

14 Mar 2018

Bitfinex Adopts SegWit

Bitfinex Now Supports SegWit for Lower BTC Fees & Faster Processing Times Today Bitfinex is delighted to announce support for bitcoin deposit and withdrawals using P2SH Segregated Witness (SegWit) addresses. SegWit is a Bitcoin protocol improvement that facilitates scaling. The implementation means Bitfinex users can benefit...