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New Analysis Claims that Ethereum (ETH) Price Might be Manipulated by Certain Large Crypto Exchanges and “Whales”

A recent analysis of the top 10,000 Ethereum (ETH) wallet addresses suggests that the world’s second-largest digital asset (by market cap and overall adoption) could potentially see its value increase significantly in the foreseeable future. This, as the blockchain network prepares to transition from proof-of-work… Read More

Coinbase Introduces its own Cryptocurrency Price Oracle to Enhance Resiliency of the Price Feed Process

San Francisco-based crypto asset exchange Coinbase has introduced its own price oracle in order to further enhance the resiliency of the price feed process. An oracle is a price feed offered by a third-party. It provides real-world financial data to a decentralized network. Nearly all… Read More

Coinbase Appoints Barclays Vet Brett Tejpaul As New Head of Institutional Coverage

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase has reportedly appointment former Head of Digital at Barclays, Brett Tejpaul as its new Head of Institutional Coverage. According to Coinbase, Tejpaul spent 17 years in global leadership roles in both the UK and U.S., including Global Head of Sales (across all… Read More

Coinbase Custody Rolls Out Compound Governance Support

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase announced on Friday its Coinbase Custody is launching support for Compound Governance, the related COMP token, and cTokens (cETH, cZRX, cUSDC, cBAT, cDAI). Coinbase reported that Coinbase Custody is currently the only custody provider and the only in-app voting experience for Compound…. Read More

Coinbase Unveils Rewards Section in Mobile App

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase announced on Thursday it has launched a reward section in its mobile app. This news comes just days after Coinbase it has made several improvements to how customers may send and receive cryptocurrency through its platform and mobile app. According to Coinbase,… Read More

Coinbase Announces Improvements to How Customers May Send & Receive Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase announced on Tuesday it has made several improvements to how customers may send and receive cryptocurrency  The platform reported that currently millions of customers already send and receive funds through its services, but with the changes, the process is claimed to be… Read More

Crypto Rating Council Releases New Scores for Basic Attention Token, USDC Stablecoin, IOTA

The questions surrounding whether certain crypto assets qualify as financial securities is becoming increasingly important within the blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) sector. There are now several entities within the digital asset sector that are focusing on bringing greater understanding to this pressing issue…. Read More

Coinbase Claims Retail Investors Purchased Large Amounts of Bitcoin (BTC) During Last Month’s Crypto Market Crash

San Francisco-based digital asset exchange Coinbase claims that retail customers purchased Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, the most during the March 2020 market crash. As noted in a report from Coinbase (released on March 31, 2020), customers usually purchase about 60% more than they sell…. Read More

Coinbase Commerce has Now Processed Over $200 Million in Cryptocurrency Transactions Since Launch

Coinbase Commerce platform, which processes retail payments for merchants, has now handled over $200 million in total transactions during a two-year timeframe (since launch). As noted on Coinbase Commerce’s official website, the platform can accept and process major cryptocurrencies (within minutes), including Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin… Read More

Coinbase Announces Coinbase Custody COVID-19 Update

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase recently announced a COVID-19 update for its Coinbase Custody feature. Coinbase reported that the Coinbase Custody pandemic business continuity plans anticipated “shelter in place” scenario and the Coinbase team has plans in place to ensure that continue to meet the team’s withdrawal… Read More

DeFi: Coinbase Wallet Integrates Platform with Decentralized Finance Apps to Allow Users to Issue Loans in Crypto and Keep Track of Interest Earned

Coinbase Wallet has integrated its platform with decentralized finance (DeFi) apps in order to allow customers to issue loans in digital assets and keep track of the interest growth directly from their digital wallets. Coinbase Wallet users have been allocating millions of dollars into DeFi… Read More

Cryptocurrency Platform Coinbase Pledges to Support Employees & Customers During COVID-19 Outbreak

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced on Friday its COVID-19 update. The platform reported that it is continuing to support its employees and customers during the outbreak. Brian Armstrong, CEO of Coinbase, stated in the update: “My first priority is the health and safety of our… Read More

Major Stablecoin USDC’s Market Cap has Increased by Over $200 Million Since March 1, 2020

The circulating supply for Circle and Coinbase’s stablecoin, called USD Coin (USDC), has increased considerably since the beginning of this month. USDC’s market cap has jumped by about $200 million since March 1, 2020. The US dollar-pegged USDC stablecoin’s market cap presently stands at over… Read More

Android Users May Now Add Coinbase Card to Google Pay Wallets

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced on Tuesday Android users may now add their Coinbase Card to their Google Pay wallets. Coinbase claims it is now the first company to enable users to make mobile payments powered by their crypto balances. “Google Pay gives Coinbase Card… Read More

Cryptocurrency Platform Coinbase Launches Bitcoin Transaction Batching

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced on Thursday it has launched Bitcoin transaction batching, which is a new feature that reduces the load that the platform puts on the Bitcoin blockchain and may actually save uses more than 50% on network fees. Coinbase further explained: “We… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinbase’s Coinbase Custody Launches Redesign Product Experience

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase recently announced its Coinbase Custody has launched a completely “refreshed” product experience with a new interface. The Coinbase team notably updated its read-only API endpoints, as well as started paying for client network withdrawal fees for assets supported on Coinbase Pro…. Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinbase Tests Clearview AI’s Controversial Facial Recognition Software

Over two thousand firms have reportedly either tested or used facial recognition software solutions created by Clearview AI. The list of firms notably includes San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase. BuzzFeed went through Clearview’s internal company documents and released its findings on February 28. The report… Read More

Jack Dorsey’s Payments Firm Square Releases Q4 2019 Earnings Report, Reveals Record-Breaking Quarter for Bitcoin Transactions

San Francisco-based Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ), a payment and mobile financial service provider, has released its Q4 2019 earnings report, which notably highlights a record-breaking quarter for Bitcoin (BTC)-related transactions. Square’s management revealed that the company handled over $178 million in BTC purchase volumes during the… Read More

Coinbase Claims Multi-Billion Dollar EOS Blockchain Network Is Experiencing “Degraded Performance” [u]

San Francisco-based crypto-asset exchange Coinbase claims that EOS, one of the largest blockchain platforms for building decentralized applications (dApps), is experiencing serious technical issues. Coinbase’s management released a status update on February 20, noting that the EOS network has “degraded performance.” It added that  “sends… Read More

Coinbase Pro for Experienced Cryptocurrency Traders to Support Kyber Network’s KNC Token

Coinbase Pro, the leading digital asset exchange’s trading platform for professional or highly-experienced traders, is planning to add support for Kyber Network’s KNC token by next week. San Francisco-based Coinbase’s management confirmed on February 20 that clients would have the option to deposit Kyber’s KNC… Read More

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