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Kraken Bitcoin Exchange Reopens After Two Anxious Days

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Kraken, a major North American cryptocurrency exchange and the fifth-largest globally, came back online Saturday after an exceptionally long maintenance outage that fueled anxiety among users. It's a happy ending to what some feared could become yet another in a line of ignominious cryptocurrency exchange collapses.
Kraken initially shut down last Thursday for what was projected to be two hours of maintenance. But the planned fix, a complete revamp of their trading engine, didn't go smoothly. The exchange provided regular, contrite updates as staff hunted what was described as "an elusive...
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