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One of the Largest Digital Asset Trades in History was Reportedly Completed by One River Asset Management with Assistance from Coinbase

Hedge funds are increasingly looking to San Francisco-based Coinbase for innovative portfolio solutions, the cryptocurrency exchange claims. Coinbase was reportedly chosen as a full service partner and custodian by One River Asset Management. Brett Tejpaul, Head of Institutional Sales, Trading, Custody and Prime Services, notes… Read More

2021 Should See Some Big Fintech IPOs

2020 was a pretty good year for initial public offerings (IPOs). According to a tally put together by Renaissance Capital, 216 IPOs booked $78.1 billion during the year of COVID-19. Additionally, IPOs gained, on average, a whopping 75% – said to be the biggest post… Read More

Coinbase Developer Explains How USDC Stablecoin, a Multi Billion Dollar Ethereum ERC-20 Token, Was Upgraded

Pete Kim, who has helped build the USDC stablecoin version 2.0 and the Coinbase Wallet, has published an update on upgrading one of the world’s largest digital assets, USDC, which is an (Ethereum) ERC-20 compliant token. Kim explains that USD Coin (USDC) is a stablecoin… Read More

Digital Asset Exchanges Coinbase and OKCoin to Suspend XRP Trading and Deposits following Recent SEC Action

San Francisco based crypto exchange Coinbase announced on December 29, 2020, that it will be suspending XRP trading beginning on January 19, 2021. The leading digital asset exchange confirmed that “in light of the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) recent action against Ripple Labs,… Read More

Coinbase Security Team Shares Tips to Avoid Crypto related Phishing Attacks, SIM Swapping Tactics, and Damaging Security Breaches

Digital asset exchange Coinbase notes that its Security team regularly monitors the safety of its trading platform and customers’ funds. The US-based exchange also keeps a close eye on security threats and “abuse trends” affecting the larger crypto-economy. In December of this year, personal information… Read More

U.S. Crypto Platform Coinbase Now Hiring in Canada

  Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase announced earlier this week it is establishing operations in Canada for the first time. The Canadian expansion is notably part of Coinbase’s international expansion efforts and allows it to begin hiring from the “talented pool” of technology and finance professionals in… Read More

Coinbase Requests that FinCEN Apply Traditional 60-Day Notice-and-Comment Period for its Proposed Rulemaking for Crypto Transactions

On December 19, 2020, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published a 72-page notice of proposed or suggested rulemaking, titled “Requirements for Certain Transactions Involving Convertible Virtual Currency or Digital Assets,” which could impose new and “onerous” reporting and recordkeeping requirements for virtual currency transactions,… Read More

Digital Asset Exchanges Kraken and Coinbase Announce Trading Support for The Graph (GRT)

US-based digital asset exchange Kraken has announced that The Graph (GRT) trading is now available on its platform. The Kraken team confirmed that while they’re pleased to announce that The Graph (GRT) trading is being supported on their exchange, it’s currently not available in the… Read More

Coinbase Adds Kelly Kramer, former CFO of Cisco, to its Board, Marc Andreessen to Transition to Board Director

Kelly Kramer, the former CFO at Cisco, has now joined the Board of Directors at digital asset exchange Coinbase. The San Francisco-based trading platform has also confirmed that Marc Andreessen will be transitioning to Board Director, from Board Observer. The news arrives when the crypto… Read More

Coinbase Files to Pursue an IPO

Coinbase, the leading cryptocurrency exchange in the US, has filed an S-1 registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating its intent to pursue an initial public offering (IPO). The news was posted on the Coinbase website stating the filing, which would include… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Coinbase Adds DeFi Tokens Aave, Bancor (BNT), Synthetix (SNX)

Digital asset exchange Coinbase has announced that it has added Aave (AAVE), Bancor (BNT) and Synthetix Network Token (SNX). All three cryptocurrencies are available for trading on the US-based trading platform. The Coinbase team noted that beginning today (December 16, 2020), the exchange will support… Read More

Ethereum Platform Improvements like Better Blockchain Developer Experience, Sufficient Scalability will Help ETH Maintain Dominance: Report

Researchers at Coinbase recently looked at Ethereum (ETH) competitors (often referred to as Ethereum “killers”) and several other new blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) platforms. Ryan Yi and Justin Mart from Coinbase Ventures analyzed the current landscape of DLT-powered smart contract platforms and emerging… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Coinbase to Add Support for Filecoin (FIL) but Only on Coinbase Pro, the Platform for Professional Traders

San Francisco-based crypto-asset exchange Coinbase will begin supporting Filecoin (FIL) on Coinbase Pro, the trading platform for professional or experienced traders. The Coinbase team stated in a blog post: “Starting … Monday December 7, [2020,] transfer FIL into your Coinbase Pro account ahead of trading…. Read More

New Digital Asset Regulations in the US Might Require Banks to Treat Crypto Users like Any Other Business, Quigley from HASHR8 Confirms

The team at HASHR8 Inc., a cryptocurrency mining and media firm that aims to support the “decentralized growth” of hashrate (or computing power used to secure digital currency networks) while enhancing the security of blockchains, has confirmed that Bitcoin has broken record highs and sentiment… Read More

Coinbase Engineer Explains how Digital Assets Exchange Uses Machine Learning Tools to Create Meaningful Business Impact

US-based digital asset exchange Coinbase has revealed that it’s focused on building “state-of-the-art” machine learning (ML) technology with “efficient” execution for the crypto and blockchain-focused economy. Catalin Tiseanu, an engineer working at Coinbase, writes in a blog post that the digital assets firm leverages machine… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 Goes Live, Coinbase’s Chief Product Officer Surojit Chatterjee Says Exchange to Introduce ETH2 Staking Rewards

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase has announced that with the launch of Ethereum 2.0 (a major system-wide update to Ethereum, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency network), they’re planning to introduce staking rewards for customers. Staking allows users to deposit digital assets on a platform or exchange… Read More

Coinbase CEO Expresses Concerns About Potential New Regulations for Self-Hosted Crypto Wallets

Brian Armstrong, Co-founder and CEO at Coinbase, the leading US-based digital asset exchange, notes that this past week, the company heard rumors that the U.S. Treasury and Secretary Mnuchin had been planning to “rush out” some new regulations for self-hosted cryptocurrency wallets  – which would… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Coinbase to Disable Margin Trading as Response to New CFTC Guidance

Paul Grewal, Chief Legal Officer at crypto exchange Coinbase, has confirmed that they’ve disabled margin trading on the platform. Grewal says that the move has come as a response to new guidance provided by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Grewal noted in a… Read More

Crypto Exchange Coinbase has Added Support for Civic (CVC), Decentraland (MANA), and district0x (DNT)

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase has added support for Civic (CVC), Decentraland (MANA), and district0x (DNT). Users of Coinbase.com (for retail traders) can begin trading these tokens. Support for CVC, MANA, and DNT tokens has also been added for Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase… Read More

Coinbase Milestone: Coinbase Card Makes Debut in the U.S.

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase announced on Wednesday its Coinbase Card has made its debut in the U.S. Coinbase reported that the card allows crypto to be used for payments and purchases online and in-store, as well as ATM withdraws.  “The introduction of Coinbase Card was a significant milestone… Read More

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