22 Aug 2017

Bitfinex Security Announcement

We have recently been made aware of a number of Bitfinex users receiving strange phone calls, urging them to download specific software and disclose account information, all in the name of enhanced Bitfinex account security. The callers claim association with Bitfinex and have been known to put on a somewhat...

08 Aug 2017

IOTA Snapshot Announcement

The IOTA Foundation released an announcement yesterday detailing immediate improvements and upgrades to IOTA. The upgrade requires Bitfinex to temporary suspend IOTA deposits and withdrawals until approximately Wednesday, August 9th, 12:00 UTC. We regret the temporary inconvenience, but the safety of customer funds is our number one priority. We...

02 Aug 2017

A New Vision: Ethfinex

One year ago today Bitfinex was hacked, in what will always represent the darkest day in our history. 8 months later we completed the final round of redemptions. We are grateful to our customers and shareholders who helped us accomplish this. Today we are happy to announce Ethfinex...

16 Jun 2017

Microservices with Grenache

Microservices are awesome! But they also bring their own problems with them. How to solve service discovery? How does distribution of tasks work between them? Distributed Hashtables are an efficient solution to these problems. In Grenache, we use Kademlia. Kademlia is also used in BitTorrent for Peer-to-Peer Networking. Today, we want to take a look at how we can use Grenache to create a microservice setup in less than 80 lines of code. Everyone knows that Node.js is bad with CPU intensive tasks, as they block our server. In our tutorial, we will create a Fibonacci number service that our other Node.js services can use.
12 Jun 2017

IOTA Launch

IOTA (IOTA) exchange trading will begin at approximately 1PM UTC on Tuesday, June 13. IOTA will be traded against USD and BTC. Margin trading for IOTA pairs will be enabled as the order book develops suitable liquidity. Several factors have gone into our decision when considering...

29 Apr 2017

Bitfinex Mobile App 2.5.1 Brings Zcash to iOS!

Update your mobile device and get support for the latest Bitfinex features. New in v. 2.5.1 for Android and iOS – Zcash (ZEC) pairs added to iOS – Landscape mode added – Keyboard improvements – Chart performance improvements - Minor fixes   Read more about the mobile apps  iOS Announcement The new 2.5.1 release on iOS brings with...