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Coinbase Announces Stellar Lumens (XLM) Launch on Coinbase Pro

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced last week it would be launching Stellar Lumens (XLM) on its Coinbase Pro platform. According to Coinbase, support for XLM will be immediately available in Coinbase’s supported jurisdictions, with the exception of New York State, with additional jurisdictions may be added… Read More

Blockchain Forensics Firm CipherTrace Issues Statement in Response to #DeleteCoinbase Campaign

CipherTrace, a “blockchain forensics” firm that provides law enforcement and other clients with real-world data on cryptocurrency transactions, has issued a statement assuring the public that it does not sell data it obtains during the course of business to any third parties. The statement comes… Read More

Blockchain Forensics Firm Chainalysis Clarifies Data Use in Wake of Coinbase/ Neutrino Controversy

Blockchain forensics firm Chainalysis has blogged to address possible concerns that its services could be being used to violate crypto users’ privacy. The company’s statement comes after controversy erupted last week when it was revealed that Coinbase, a large American crypto trading platform, had acquired… Read More

Coinbase Distances Itself as Acquisition of Surveillance Firm Neutrino Stirs Controversy

US-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, whose recent acquisition of Italian digital surveillance specialist Neutrino sparked a #DeleteCoinbase campaign on Twitter late last week, is taking pains to distance itself from the controversy- in part by firing key staff at Neutrino. Critics are angry that Coinbase acquired… Read More

Coinbase Now Supporting XRP on Crypto Platform & Mobile Apps

Coinbase announced on Thursday it is now supporting XRP on its cryptocurrency platform, as well as its Android and iOS mobile apps. This news comes just days after Coinbase announced it was accepting inbound transfers of XRP to its Coinbase Pro service. According to Coinbase, the… Read More

SoFi Set to Launch Cryptocurrency Trading Through Partnership With Coinbase; Now Offering Two New Products SoFi Money & SoFi Invest

Online lending platform SoFi announced on Tuesday it is set to launch cryptocurrency trading through its new partnership with cryptocurrency platform Coinbase. According to CNBC, SoFi is planning to the crypto launch in the second quarter of 2019. While sharing some details about the launch, SoFi CEO… Read More

Coinbase Now Accepting Inbound transfers of XRP to Coinbase Pro

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase announced on Monday it is now accepting inbound transfers of XRP to Coinbase Pro. The platform reported that it is accepting deposits for a minimum of 12 hours prior to enabling full trading and the inbound transfers require the specification of an XRP destination tag…. Read More

Coinbase Announces launch of Coinbase Earn Page to Allow Users to Earn Zcash

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase recently announced the launch of its Coinbase Earn Page, which allows users to earn Zcash (ZEC). According to Coinbase, Zcash is a cryptocurrency that uses recent advances in cryptography to give users the option to protect their financial privacy when transacting with cryptocurrency. Zcash does this… Read More

Coinbase Acquires Blockchain Intelligence Platform Neutrino

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced on Tuesday it has acquired blockchain intelligence platform, Neutrino. Founded in 2016, Neutrino stated it is focused on developing a comprehensive platform for analyzing, tracking, and investigating bitcoins’ blockchain and other virtual currencies.  “Using proprietary technologies, Neutrino develops solutions for monitoring, analyzing,… Read More

Coinbase Partner Shift Card Plans to Shut Down Operations This Spring

Coinbase partner Shift Card is reportedly shutting down its debit card services on April 11th. According to Bitcoin.com, the Shift Card was launched in 2015 and allowed customers to spend cryptocurrency that is connected to their Coinbase accounts. Customers notably received an email that explained… Read More

Israeli NGO Threatens to Sue Coinbase for Hosting Hamas Crypto Account

A civil rights organization in Israel has reportedly written to American crypto exchange Coinbase to advise them that, “…knowingly providing material support or resources to Hamas is a violation of US federal criminal law…” The Jerusalem Post reports. The Israeli newspaper Globes reported last week that an Isreali… Read More

Coinbase Announces Bitcoin Support on Coinbase Wallet

Coinbase announced on Tuesday it is now offering Bitcoin support on its Coinbase Wallet service. Coinbase reported that users may now store their Bitcoin directly in the Coinbase Wallet app, which already supports Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, and more than 100,000 different ERC20 tokens, and ERC721 collectibles… Read More

About 50% Less “Blockchain” Firms on this Year’s Forbes Fintech 50

Forbes’ “Fintech 50” list of the world’s top financial tech firms includes only 6 “blockchain” companies this year, down from 11 listed last year, Cointelegraph reports. The companies that fell from the list were reportedly replaced by established firms and by new entrants, 20 of… Read More

Blockspring Team to Join Coinbase

Blockspring, a U.S.-based financial service startup, announced this week its team will be joining Coinbase. Speaking about joining Coinbase, CEO and Co-Founder, Paul Katsen, revealed in a blog post: “Back in summer 2014, Jason, Don, and I launched a tool for developers to easily build APIs without needing to… Read More

SlowMist Says ETC Attacker Can Now Be Identified, if Exchanges Help Out

Earlier this week, CI reported on a 51% attack / double spend attempt that was halted by Coinbase. The crypto exchange was not the only target in the attempted hack. The attack utilized Ethereum Classic (ETC) as the vehicle to steal funds. Security firm SlowMist… Read More

Coinbase Reports Foiled Double Spend Attack via Ethereum Classic [u]

Popular crypto exchange Coinbase published a blog post today reporting a double spend attack that was detected and stopped before any funds could be stolen. A double spend attack is exactly as its name. The attack takes place when cryptocurrency is spent more than once. Coinbase… Read More

Coinbase Update: Ethereum Tokens Dai, Golem, Maker, & Zilliqa Launched on Coinbase Pro in Select Jurisdictions

Coinbase recently announced Ethereum tokens Dai (DAI), Golem (GNT), Maker (MKR), and Zilliqa (ZIL) have launched on Coinbase Pro in select jurisdictions. According to Coinbase, support for GNT and DAI will initially be available for Coinbase Pro users in the U.S. (excluding NY), the UK, EU,… Read More

Coinbase Rolls Out Services to Six Additional European Markets

Coinbase announced on Thursday it is expanding to six additional European markets. The online cryptocurrency platform now operates in 33 countries across the globe. Speaking about the expansion, Coinbase reported: “New customers in these markets will be able to make full use of Coinbase.com and our iOS… Read More

Coinbase Now Offering Crypto Conversions

Coinbase announced earlier this week it is now offering crypto conversions of its platform. The conversions are available between Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic (ETC),  Litecoin (LTC), 0x (ZRX), or Bitcoin Cash (BCH). While sharing details about the new process, Coinbase stated: “As… Read More

Coinbase Now Allowing Instant PayPal Withdrawals For All U.S. Customers

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Coinbase announced on Friday it is now allowing instant PayPal withdrawals for all U.S. customers. The company reported that U.S. customers can instantly withdraw Coinbase balances to PayPal, which will provide what Coinbase calls even faster access to their funds.  These withdrawals are free and incur no fees…. Read More

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