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Coinbase Becomes First Pure-Play Crypto Company to be Approved as a Visa Principal Member

Coinbase,  a leading digital asset marketplace, has become the “first pure-play crypto company to be approved as a Visa principal member,” according to a blog post. By becoming a principal member, Coinbase will be able to offer additional services. Principal members may also act as… Read More

Coinbase Commerce Adds Support for Major Stablecoin Dai, Merchants May Accept Dai Payments

Coinbase Commerce has added major stablecoin DAI as a new payment option for its merchant client base. As mentioned in a press release from Coinbase’s management, merchants using the Coinbase Commerce platform will be able to take payments made in the DAI stablecoin. Vendors can… Read More

Coinbase Custody Completes SOC 1 & SOC 2 Examinations

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced earlier this week that Coinbase Custody completes two System and Organization Controls (SOC) examinations. The examinations, SOC 1 Type 2 (SOC 1) and SOC 2 Type 2 (SOC 2) were done for the period of July 1, 2019 to December… Read More

San Francisco-based Crypto Exchange Coinbase to Expand Custody Services by Establishing Offices in Dublin

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase is reportedly expanding its institutional custody business through the establishment of a new office in Ireland, the company confirmed on January 29. Coinbase first introduced Coinbase Custody in 2017, in order to better serve its institutional clients, which include major… Read More

Coinbase Appoints Google’s Former Vice President of Product Surojit Chatterjee As New Chief Product Officer

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced on Wednesday it has appointed Google’s former Vice President of Product, Surojit Chatterjee, as its new Chief Product Officer. Coinbase reported that Surojit will play a “critical role” in making the crypto-economy accessible to millions of more people through its… Read More

85% of Blockchain Professionals Employed by Crypto Exchanges, App Developers, Mining Facility Operators: Report

The Digital Asset Human Capital Trends Report was recently commissioned by the Blockchain Association, an organization of active industry participants who promote efforts related to innovation and the collaboration needed to support US leadership of the crypto-assets sector. The companies included in the research sample… Read More

Coinbase’s Brian Armstrong Looks Back at Cryptocurrency’s Progress Over the Past Decade

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  Following the celebration of the new year/2020’s, Coinbase’s Co-Founder and CEO, Brian Armstrong, revealed his thoughts about cryptocurrency’s progress over the past decade. He observed the following: Armstrong stated that Bitcoin did not fail, as many predicted. He stated: “It’s easy to forget, but… Read More

Coinbase CEO: Apple Prohibiting “Decentralized Applications” at App Store

Brian Armstrong, the CEO of the Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange, has written on Reddit that, “Apple seems to be eliminating usage of Dapps from the App Store.” (NASDAQ:APPL) “This is really unfortunate to see,” he writes. According to The Block, Coinbase Wallet has issued a notice… Read More

Coinbase Reportedly Plans to Shut Down Cryptocurrency Learning Platform Earn.com

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase is reportedly set to shut down the cryptocurrency learning platform, Earn.com. This news comes just a little over a year and a half after Coinbase acquired Earn.com. As part of the acquisition, Earn’s Co-Founder and CEO, Balaji Srinivasan, joined Coinbase and… Read More

Coinbase Teams Up With DustAid to Facilitate Crypto Donalds to NSPCC & Other Organizations This Christmas

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced earlier this week it has partnered with DustAid to enable customers to donate crypto to three charities this Christmas. According to Coinbase, DustAid is an organization that facilitates crypto donations to projects across the globe. This partnership will allow Coinbase… Read More

Coinbase Introduces First Stablecoin on Coinbase Card “DAI”

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced on Friday the introduction of the first stablecoin for Coinbase Card. The platform reported that it has launched full support for the digital currency, DAI. “Paying with a stablecoin brings something new to the Coinbase Card experience and using a… Read More

Coinbase Patents Internal KYC Tech

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has successfully patented a “compliance determination and enforcement platform” for possible internal use in KYC-AML (know your customer/anti-money laundering). The system uses “self-learning” as well as a “factor entering module (that) enters factors from each user account into a compliance… Read More

Ripple-backed Storage and Rental Firm Omni Rentals Will Reportedly Be Closing Down

Omni Rentals, a storage and rental company backed by $35 million in funding, which includes contributions from San Francisco-based Fintech firm Ripple, is reportedly halting its operations. Omni’s management says it’s preparing to shut down its platform by the end of this year. Around 10… Read More

Coinbase UK Now Supports Four New Assets: XTZ, DAI, EOS, & LINK

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced last week that Coinbase UK now supports four new assets on its platform, which are Tezos (XTZ), Dai (DAI), EOS (EOS), and Chainlink (LINK).  Coinbase reported that by supporting the new assets, the platform grants customers access to buy, sell,… Read More

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

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