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Anticipating Mainstream Push into Crypto, Coinbase Exchange Hiring at Institutional Trading Desk

American crypto exchange Coinbase is hiring massively to staff brand new New York offices built exclusively to accommodate institutional clients, Coindesk reports. The exchange held a party to inaugurate the new office last week. Employees had previously occupied co-working space at WeWork NYC. Coinbase hopes… Read More

Why the Charity Sector Desperately Needs to Adopt Blockchain Technology

Currently, all eyes are fixed on the financial applications of blockchain technology. The idea of transferring money between two parties without a bank’s involvement is revolutionary stuff. Transferring money for charitable purposes is also fraught with middlemen. Charities, just like financial institutions, are beset by… Read More

Coinbase Announces More Trading Pairs in British Pound Sterling

Having previously announced support for British Pounds, Coinbase has announced it will introduce new trading pairs for Coinbase Pro. Beginning this Friday, Coinbase will offer exchanges in: ETH–GBP, ETC–GBP, LTC–GBP and BCH–GBP. Coinbase already supports Bitcoin to Pounds. Trading pairs will be launched in stages –… Read More

Exchange Rankings Shake Up: Researchers Say Two-Thirds of Crypto Trade Volume is Fake

Two-thirds of all trade volume in crypto- or $6 billion dollars per day- is faked, say researchers at the Blockchain Transparency Institute (BIT), and many of the world’s “top” crypto exchanges aren’t even coming close. The researchers made their conclusions after comparing the order books… Read More

How Poor Treasury Management is Killing ETH

2017 was a landmark year for crowdfunding. The JOBS Act passage coincided with blockchain, opened the door for a record in capital raised through ICOs (initial coin offerings) for early stage companies as well as Wantrepreneurs with an idea and a whitepaper.  ICOs were launched… Read More

Toshi No More: Ethereum Network Browser Renames to Coinbase Wallet

Crypto marketplace Coinbase announced on Wednesday Ethereum network browser Toshi is becoming Coinbase Wallet. Toshi was notably developed by the Coinbase team just a little over a  year ago and when it launched, Toshi featured what Coinbase claims to be the world’s first mobile decentralized application (dapp) browser…. Read More

Report: Coinbase Says it was Signing Up 50,000 A DAY Last Year. Meanwhile Crypto Tanks

Even while crypto is tanking inciting fears of crypto doom, Coinbase marches onward ignoring the daily vacillations of the market. In a report from Bloomberg today, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong shared that during 2017 they were signing up a whopping 50,000 each and every day. He… Read More

Trading Limits Boosted on Coinbase Just as Ethereum Classic Begins to Trade

Coinbase has announced that trading limits have been boosted. Starting immediately, users may trade cryptocurrency immediately after purchase without a necessary five day waiting period for funds to clear. “Most” users will see their daily trading limits increased to $25,000 – previously this was a… Read More

Coinbase Caters to the Brits as British Pounds to BTC, ETH & More Now Available in the UK

Coinbase users in the UK can now swap British Pounds (GBP) for crypto, according to Coinbase UK CEO Zeeshan Feroz.  This applies to Coinbase Pro users and Coinbase Prime (institutions) customers as well, thus enabling faster payments with same day deposits and withdrawals from Coinbase… Read More

Coinbase Pro Set to Open For Inbound Transfers of ETC on August 7th

Crypto marketplace Coinbase announced on Friday its Coinbase Pro is set to open for inbound transfers of ETC this upcoming Tuesday (August 7th). The platform reported that it intends to allow 24–48 hours of inbound transfers through Coinbase Pro and Coinbase Prime before enabling trading. It was revealed in a… Read More

Coinbase Clears Self of Insider Trading

An internal investigation into insider trading at Coinbase has determined that none took place, Fortune reports. Coinbase, the biggest cryptocurrency exchange in the US, came under scrutiny last December when the price of Bitcoin Cash jumped only hours before the coin debuted on the exchange…. Read More

Coinbase Adds Gift Cards to Cryptocurrency Marketplace

Crypto marketplace Coinbase has added a new feature. According to a blog post by Coinbase CEO Zeeshan Feroz, their users may now spend their BTC, ETH and more on e-gift card. Coinbase has partnered with WeGift to enable gift cards accepted at retailers like Uber… Read More

Coinbase is Looking to Add More Crypto to its Marketplace

Coinbase, a marketplace for cryptocurrency, is “exploring” the addition of more digital coins. Specifically, Cardano (ADA) Basic Attention Token (BAT) Stellar Lumens (XLM) Zcash (ZEC) 0x (ZRX) Coinbase has never been shy about its intent to become the one cryptocurrency exchange to rule them all… Read More

St.Louis Federal Reserve Adds Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin to Data Tracking Service

This week, the Federal Reserve of St. Louis has added multiple cryptocurrencies to their data tracking service FRED. FRED has added four series on the prices of different cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin (but no Ripple), with the data is coming from Coinbase. All of the information is being updated… Read More

Coinbase is Adding Ethereum Classic to its List of Tradable Assets

Coinbase has announced their intent to add support for Ethereum Classic (ETC). Coinbase said it will now beging the work necessary to support ETC. The news helped to drive the price of ETC higher as traders may expect greater liquidity of ETC in the coming months…. Read More

CFTC Subpoenas Four Crypto Exchanges in Bitcoin Market Manipulation Probe, Cryptocurrencies in the Red

As part of a probe examining possible manipulation in Bitcoin markets, the regulator responsible for overseeing futures and commodity trading in the US has subpoenaed four American cryptocurrency exchanges to produce volumes of trade data, WSJ reported Friday June 8th. Top cryptocurrencies have since turned red as this… Read More

Coinbase Acquires Broker Dealer & ATS with Keystone Acquisition

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has acquired Keystone Capital Corp., along with Venovate Marketplace, Inc., and Digital Wealth LLC. The purchase was announced today in a blog post by Coinbase COO Asiff Hirji. The acquisition accomplishes several very important strategic objectives. Keystone is a regulated broker dealer, as well… Read More

Coinbase Launching Crypto Exchange Operation in Japan

The Vice President and General Manager of Coinbase, America’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, announced June 4th that the company is expanding physical operations to Japan. “Our new office will lay the foundation for Japan’s crypto investors to access a range of Coinbase’s products,” writes Dan Romero…. Read More

Coinbase Grows with Acquisition of Paradex

Coinbase grew this week. The digital currency exchange acquired Paradex, a platform that describes itself as “an elite, peer-to-peer trading platform focused on speed, reliability and non-custodianship.” This also becomes a way for Coinbase to broaden its reach into more crypto. Paradex posted a comment… Read More

Crypto VCs at Consensus Envision Token-Based Future

Seasoned reporter Paul Vigna, who covers cryptocurrencies and blockchain at the Wall Street Journal and who also co-authored a fine book on the subject, The Age of Cryptocurrencies, sat down at Consensus with VCs Balaji S. Srinivasan and Fred Wilson to discuss the business realities that may… Read More

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