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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

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

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

Report: Coinbase Processing Majority of Public-Facing USD-to-Tether Trades, Binance Hosting Most Public BTC-to-Tether Action

America and Asia’s two largest public-facing crypto trading platforms, Coinbase and Binance, also bear the most exposure to Tethers, a synthetic form of USDs introduced into crypto trading markets to give liquidity. This is the conclusion of CoinMetrics, a blockchain data analysis firm, which recently… Read More

Man Facing 20 Years in Connecticut for Alleged Theft of Mobile Phone and Cryptocurrency

A man named Darren Carter has been charged with Identity Theft 1st Degree in Connecticut for stealing a man’s phone in California and then using it to access that victim’s Coinbase cryptocurrency account to steal $15,472.31 USD. The Westport Police Department alleges that Carter stole… Read More

Santander Still Banking Coinbase, Barclays Out, Clearbank Steps In

Coinbase, a large, US-based cryptocurrency trading platform, experienced a shake up of its UK banking services this week. On Wednesday, an anonymous “rBitcoin” forum participant on Reddit posted that (Banco) Santander was refusing to deposit money to the individuals’ Coinbase UK account, probably because of… Read More

Coinbase Announces Bug in Signup Page That Resulted in Some Registration Details Being Stored in Clear Text in Internal Web Server Logs

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced on Friday it recently began emailing a total of 3,420 of its customers to let them know that a bug in its signup resulted in some registration details being stored in clear text in its internal web server logs. Coinbase… Read More

Coinbase Custody Completes Acquisition of Xapo’s Institutional Businesses

Coinbase announced on Thursday that its Coinbase Custody has completed the acquisition of Xapo’s institutional businesses. Coinbase claims that the acquisition caps off a tremendous period of growth and innovation for Coinbase Custody. “In just over one year since launch, Coinbase Custody has grown to over $7 billion… Read More

Coinbase UK Delisting “Privacy Coin” ZCash

The UK division of US-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has sent letters to customers telling them to convert their ZCash coins or remove their balances by August 26th, Coindesk reports. Balances not relocated will be converted to British pounds. ZCash is a so-called “privacy coin” that… Read More

Bitcoin Cash: Negligence Case Against Coinbase to Proceed, Fraud Claims Dismissed

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A civil case against American crypto trading platform Coinbase alleging the exchange bungled its listing of Bitcoin Cash (a fork of Bitcoin) will proceed on grounds of possible negligence in California. Fraud and unlawful conduct allegations have been dismissed after the judge determined that the… Read More

Report: British Tax Authority Requests User Crypto Trading Records from Coinbase, eToro and CEX

A source to Coindesk is claiming that Britain’s tax authority, HM Revenue & Customs, has sent letters to three cryptocurrency exchanges requesting access to the trading records of British customers served by the platforms. According to the source, Coinbase, eToro, and CEX.IO have all received… Read More

Coinbase Considering Another Set of Tokens

As part of its stated goal, “to offer support for all assets that meet our technical standards and…comply with applicable laws…(and give) customers around the world…access…to at least 90%…of all digital assets in circulation,” Coinbase has announced it is “exploring the addition of new assets.”… Read More

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