Tag: Coinbase

  • US Crypto Exchange Coinbase Adds Bitcoin Support to Coinbase Wallet App

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    United States cryptocurrency exchange and wallet Coinbase has added Bitcoin (BTC) to its Coinbase Wallet app, according to an announcement published Tuesday, Feb. 5. In August 2018, Coinbase had announced that Toshi, the open source decentralized app browser and wallet developed by Coinbase, will rebrand to become Coinbase Wallet. As explained by the crypto exchange, […]

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  • Coinbase Reportedly Bans Personal Account of Social Media Platform Gab Founder

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    The personal Coinbase merchant account of Andrew Torba, social media platform Gab’s founder, has been terminated, the official Gab.com account tweeted on Jan. 4. As blockchain blog Breaker reported earlier, Gab’s business account on Coinbase was allegedly closed in December. The news source put forward that a possible reason why it is hard for Gab to obtain a payment processor is […]

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  • Crypto Exchange Coinbase Lists ‘Core Principles’ for Institutional Investment Services

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    Coinbase has unveiled a set of guiding principles designed to facilitate the adoption and growth of its new range of products and services aimed at institutional investors. In a blogpost signed by Coinbase Vice President and General Manager Adam White, the company stated that these ‘North Star’ principles will create a framework for the market […]

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  • Something’s Brewing at Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Division

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    It’s not entirely clear what exactly is going on in Facebook’s nascent cryptocurrency division, but several reports suggest that something is afoot. Facebook Meets with Cryptocurrency Project Stellar The first comes from Business Insider, who reports that Facebook’s blockchain research group recently met with Stellar to discuss how the social media conglomerate could leverage distributed ledger technology (DLT) […]

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  • Coinbase Launches Crypto Gift Card Service in Europe

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    U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase now offers a way for customers to purchase retail goods and services using crypto assets, thanks to a new partnership with a digital gift card startup. According to a report from Bloomberg on Wednesday, Coinbase has integrated its wallet services with WeGift, a London-based online gift card platform, and now allows users to […]

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  • Interview: Esports Project Gods Unchained Launches on Ethereum with Coinbase Backing

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    Gods Unchained, the first competitive e-sports project on Ethereum, has launched with backing from the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange and wallet platform Coinbase. In an interview with CCN, Gods Unchained co-founder and COO Robbie Ferguson, spoke about the game, the decision to launch the game on the Ethereum main chain, and the process of launching an application […]

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  • Why CEOs of Circle, Coinbase, and Major Crypto Firms are Bullish on Ethereum

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    Executives and operators of major crypto conglomerates, valued at many billions of dollars, have been more optimistic towards Ethereum than bitcoin, the most dominant cryptocurrency in the global market, as of late. Throughout the past year, Circle, the $3 billion cryptocurrency exchange and payments platform, and Coinbase, the $8 billion cryptocurrency brokerage company which also remains as […]

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  • Coinbase CEO Tops Rihanna in Fortune’s 40 Under 40 List

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    By Millenia Miller The cryptocurrency industry is now having a huge impact on contemporary culture, gaining recognition not only as a part of the financial industry but as a considerable cultural and economic force in its own right. If the latest 40 Under 40 list by Fortune Magazine is anything to go by, a 24-year-old Russian-Canadian programmer from […]

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  • Coinbase Announces Five Possible New Assets, Makes No Guarantees For Trade Listing

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    San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced that it is examining the addition of five new coins, according to a blog post publishedJuly 13. The trading platform is exploring the possibility of adding new assets to its trading lists, including Cardano (ADA), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Stellar Lumens (XLM), Zcash (ZEC), and 0x (ZRX). Additionally, Coinbase said it will negotiate with local […]

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  • Bloomberg: Billionaire Steven Cohen Backs Crypto, Blockchain Hedge Fund

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    Billionaire Steven Cohen, the founder of Point72 Asset Management, is reportedly backing a crypto and blockchain-focused hedge fund, Bloomberg reports Friday, July 13. Cohen invested in Arianna Simpson’s cryptocurrency hedge fund, Autonomous Partners, via his private equity firm Cohen Private Ventures, according to Bloomberg’s anonymous source. Point72 Asset Management, whose most recent portfolio value is almost $24 billion, is headed […]

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