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Coinbase’s Brian Armstrong Looks Back at Cryptocurrency’s Progress Over the Past Decade

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  Following the celebration of the new year/2020’s, Coinbase’s Co-Founder and CEO, Brian Armstrong, revealed his thoughts about cryptocurrency’s progress over the past decade. He observed the following: Armstrong stated that Bitcoin did not fail, as many predicted. He stated: “It’s easy to forget, but… Read More

Coinbase CEO: Apple Prohibiting “Decentralized Applications” at App Store

Brian Armstrong, the CEO of the Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange, has written on Reddit that, “Apple seems to be eliminating usage of Dapps from the App Store.” (NASDAQ:APPL) “This is really unfortunate to see,” he writes. According to The Block, Coinbase Wallet has issued a notice… Read More

Coinbase Reportedly Plans to Shut Down Cryptocurrency Learning Platform Earn.com

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase is reportedly set to shut down the cryptocurrency learning platform, Earn.com. This news comes just a little over a year and a half after Coinbase acquired Earn.com. As part of the acquisition, Earn’s Co-Founder and CEO, Balaji Srinivasan, joined Coinbase and… Read More

Coinbase Teams Up With DustAid to Facilitate Crypto Donalds to NSPCC & Other Organizations This Christmas

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced earlier this week it has partnered with DustAid to enable customers to donate crypto to three charities this Christmas. According to Coinbase, DustAid is an organization that facilitates crypto donations to projects across the globe. This partnership will allow Coinbase… Read More

Coinbase Introduces First Stablecoin on Coinbase Card “DAI”

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced on Friday the introduction of the first stablecoin for Coinbase Card. The platform reported that it has launched full support for the digital currency, DAI. “Paying with a stablecoin brings something new to the Coinbase Card experience and using a… Read More

Coinbase Patents Internal KYC Tech

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has successfully patented a “compliance determination and enforcement platform” for possible internal use in KYC-AML (know your customer/anti-money laundering). The system uses “self-learning” as well as a “factor entering module (that) enters factors from each user account into a compliance… Read More

Coinbase UK Now Supports Four New Assets: XTZ, DAI, EOS, & LINK

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced last week that Coinbase UK now supports four new assets on its platform, which are Tezos (XTZ), Dai (DAI), EOS (EOS), and Chainlink (LINK).  Coinbase reported that by supporting the new assets, the platform grants customers access to buy, sell,… Read More

Coinbase Card Now Supports Five New Assets & Ten New Countries

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced on Thursday its Coinbase Card now supports five new assets and ten new countries. According to Coinbase, the card is now available in a total of 29 countries, with customers in Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Hungary, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Poland, Romania,… Read More

Blockchain Data Analytics Firm Messari Raises $4 Million via Round Led by Uncorked Capital, Coinbase Ventures, Others

Uncork Capital, a seed-stage VC firm, led a $4 million investment round for blockchain analytics company Messari. Coinbase Ventures, the venture capital arm of San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase, also took part in Messari’s latest funding round. Messari’s management confirmed on November 13 that it… Read More

San Francisco-based Crypto Exchange Coinbase Has Generated Nearly $2 Billion in Transaction Fees Since its Launch in 2012

Brian Armstrong, CEO of San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase, revealed recently that the leading digital currency trading platform has generated almost $2 billion in transaction fees since it launched in 2012. Armstrong, whose comments came during Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit on October 23, sad… Read More

Coinbase Receives E-Money License in Ireland, Company Is Expanding European Operations

San Francisco-headquartered crypto exchange Coinbase is expanding its operations in Europe with an e-money license granted by Ireland’s central bank. On October 11, Zeeshan Feroz, CEO of Coinbase’s UK division, revealed that the digital asset trading platform had become “one of just a few companies”… Read More

Coinbase Announces Launch of Coinbase Pro Mobile App

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced on Thursday the launch of its Coinbase Pro mobile app. Coinbase claims the Coinbase Pro mobile app offers the most intuitive feature set of any mobile crypto trading platform. “The Coinbase Pro mobile app offers a feature-rich trading experience, including… Read More

San Francisco-based Rentals Firm Omni Is Reportedly in Acqui-Hire Talks With Crypto Exchange Coinbase

San Francisco-based Omni, a marketplace that lets users rent products from nearby stores, has been forced to deal with layoffs, according to sources familiar with the matter. As reported by TechCrunch, the company has laid off seven employees from its operations team. Omni is also… Read More

Coinbase Pro Multiplies Fees for Lowest-Tier Trades by Professionals

Coinbase is increasing fees at Coinbase Pro, the company’s platform for professionals trading crypto. The increases will go into effect on Monday, October 7, 2019. The company announced the fee changes in a blog post, and says the changes are, “designed to increase the depth… Read More

Wash Trading: Blockchain Transparency Institute Reveals Kraken, Coinbase Remain Cleanest Crypto Trading Platforms [u]

The Blockchain Transparency Institute (BTI) has published its updated market surveillance report which revealed that US-based digital asset exchange Kraken and Coinbase are among the cleanest trading platforms in the crypto industry. On September 19, the BTI released its 5th market report that examines and… Read More

Dash Now Supported on Coinbase’s Crypto Platform

Coinbase announced last week it is now supporting Dash (DASH) through its cryptocurrency exchange platform. This news comes just days after Dash announced its availability on Coinbase Pro. Coinbase reported that its customers may now buy, sell, convert, send, receive, or store DASH. The currency… Read More

Former Coinbase Exec Joins CFTC as Director of Market Oversight

Coinbase’s current VP and General Counsel for Business Lines and Markets, Dorothy Dewitt, is leaving the exchange to become Director of Market Oversight at the Commodity Futures and Trading Commission (CFTC). Dewitt’s LinkedIn profile indicates she’s been working at Coinbase for 11 months. The CFTC, “polices…derivatives… Read More

Dash to be Added to Coinbase Pro to Expand Digital Currency Reach

Digital currency for payments and e-commerce platform Dash announced on Friday is expected to be added to Coinbase Pro, a digital currency exchange. Dash reported that the exchange will accept deposits for at least 12 hours prior to enabling full trading starting on Tuesday (September… Read More

Coinbase Considering Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) Platform for Asia

Coinbase is considering launching an initial exchange offering (IEO) platform in Asia. This would allow it to launch and broker “a proprietary exchange token” and other tokens in the region, Coindesk reports. The crypto trading platform’s possible plans were announced this week by Kayvon Pirestani,… Read More

Coinbase UK Settles Lawsuit After Being Forced to Freeze Stolen Bitcoins Settles Lawsuit

Coinbase UK has settled a lawsuit with the CEO of Alphabit regarding Coinbase’s alleged handling of Bitcoins worth almost $1 million USD that were allegedly stolen from Alphabit by hackers in July, Law 360 reports. Alphabit is UK-based “crypto-asset investment company” that claims to manage… Read More

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