Tagged: coinbase

Coinbase: Bitcoin Price Increase Creates Stress on Our Systems

Coinbase had probably its biggest week ever as the price of Bitcoin shot through the roof last week. While the price of Bitcoin has settled down a bit at around $16,000 (for now), the the rapid rise of BTC was joined by extreme volatility as… Read More

Coinbase Becomes Top Download in Apple App Store

Coinbase has become a huge beneficiary from the euphoria surrounding the rapid rise in the price of Bitcoin. Although there are plenty of wallets and exchanges out there, the San Francisco based operation is one of the biggest and certainly best known way to invest… Read More

Coinbase Struggles to Keep Up with Bitcoin Demand

The rapid rise in the price of Bitcoin has caused an increase in interest in Coinbase – one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges and wallets in the world. Having exchanged over $50 billion in crypto – you would think the tech stack could keep up…. Read More

Coinbase Must Hand Over Account Info to IRS for Users that Transacted $20,000 or More in Crypto

Coinbase has received a judgement by the US District Court of Northern California ordering it to hand over all account information to the IRS for any transaction with the equivalent of $20,000 or more during the years 2013 to 2015. In the case United States… Read More

The Price of Bitcoin Rockets Past $10,000 – Can the Price of Bitcoin Go Higher ?

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has been on an absolute hyperbolic ascent this past year. Yesterday, Bitcoin topped $10,000 and currently stands over $11,0000. One year ago, Bitcoin was priced at around $730. Think about that for a moment. IF you had purchased Bitcoin last… Read More

CME Launches Bitcoin Futures, People Rush In

Alistair Milne, a crypto guru who runs the Altana Digital Currency Fund, put together a google doc that indicates robust interest in cryptocurrency following the announcement by the CME Group it would launch Bitcoin Futures in Q4 of 2017. The CME Group, the largest derivatives… Read More

Unicorn Alert! Coinbase Raises $100 Million

Digital wallet and crypto-exchange Coinbase has raised $100 million in a Series D funding round led by well known VCs including IVP plus Spark Capital, Greylock Partners, Battery Ventures, Section 32 and Draper Associates. Having now exchanged over $25 billion in digital coin, Coinbase is becoming… Read More

Will Banks Soon Be Offering Cryptocurrency Services?

More and more banks might soon be adopting cryptocurrencies into the services they offer, according to an article published on CoinDesk this week. A Controversial Technology Cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin and Ether, have been a contentious topic lately. Because of the relative lack of regulations covering cryptocurrencies, many… Read More

Banks, Startups and Trolls to Duke Over Blockchain?

Reports came out during the holiday season last year of banks quietly stocking up on blockchain patents.  Banks will compete with startups making the same moves.  They will also compete for patents with trolls who suppress innovation. The future of blockchain innovation depends on who… Read More

USAA Enters Bitcoin Space, Invests in Coinbase’s $75M Series C Funding Round

“USAA’s recent entrance into the bitcoin space may have been driven, in part, by interest in the technology among its own membership,” reported Stan Higgens from CoinDesk.  “The Fortune 500 financial services company, based in Texas, was among a diverse group of investors that took part in… Read More