coinbase news

Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Gets New York’s BitLicense
January 18th, 2017

The New York Department of Financial Services approved the virtual currency and money transmitter license for Coinbase after a thorough review of its applications.

Coinbase’s User Asks Federal Court to Block IRS from Accessing Bitcoin Users’ Info
December 15th, 2016

According to Jeffrey Berns, more than a million Americans are subject to the summons granted to the IRS.

Motion Seeks to Block IRS from Accessing Bitcoin Users’ Info
December 14th, 2016

A Coinbase, Inc. customer filed a motion late Tuesday in federal court seeking to block the Internal Revenue Service from accessing personal and transactional information of individuals who used the Coinbase Bitcoin trading and storage platform between 2013-2015. 

Coinbase Unveils ‘Buy Widget’ to Simplify Bitcoin Purchases for New Users
June 2nd, 2016

Newcomers to cryptocurrencies will now be able to purchase bitcoin through Buy Widget, aa new product developed by the California-based bitcoin wallet provider.

USAA Starts Accepting Bitcoin via Coinbase
March 18th, 2016

Following four-month Coinbase integration pilot program, the largest financial group has launched an option to allow US military personnel check their account balances.

Chicago Sun-Times Becomes First Major U.S. Newspaper to Accept Bitcoin Payments
April 3rd, 2014

After months of successful bitcoin paywall trial earlier this year, the Chicago Sun-Times announced its partnership with San Francisco-based bitcoin startup Coinbase to accept Bitcoins as payment for subscription.