Coinbase

News about San Francisco-based bitcoin company Coinbase founded in June of 2012. Coinbase is wallet provider, payment processor, exchange and much more. Coinbase raised over $100M in funding from world’s leading investors including DFJ Growth, Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, Ribbit Capital and NYSE.

Coinbase Launches ‘Instant’ Purchases of Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum
October 13th, 2017

Coinbase opens its customers an opportunity to instantly purchase digital currency using a US bank account.

The IRS Uses Special Software to Find Bitcoin Tax Cheats Since 2015
August 23rd, 2017

A software tool helps the IRS identify people who hide their wealth, making some bitcoin owners uneasy as they lose their anonymity.

‘Bitcoin Unicorn’: Coinbase Raises $100M in Series D Funding, Hits $1.6B Valuation
August 10th, 2017

Cryptocurrency wallet and exchange services provider became the first unicorn in the bitcoin industry, after completing its new fundraising round.

$2.3 Trillion Investment Giant Fidelity Started Trial of Its New Bitcoin Tracker Service
August 9th, 2017

The financial services corporation has announced a trial of the new option that will allow users to manage their cryptocurrency investment portfolios via the platform.

Coinbase’s Exchange GDAX Plans to Enable Bitcoin Cash Withdrawals by 2018
August 4th, 2017

GDAX, operated by Coinbase, pledges to launch support for Bitcoin Cash having examined security and regulatory-related issues, customer demand, and trading volumes.

Coinbase Reasons Its Unwillingness to Accept Bitcoin Cash, Investors Back It Up
August 3rd, 2017

Coinbase is confident in its decision to boycott Bitcoin Cash, and investors do not anticipate any harm to exchange’s potential unicorn status.

Coinbase’s Customers Threaten to Sue the Company for Bitcoin Cash
August 3rd, 2017

Bitcoin Cash, created by Bitcoin hard fork, became an apple of discord between Coinbase, refusing to support the new currency, and its customers, angrily requesting their share of bitcoin cash from the company.

Coinbase Delays Bitcoin Withdrawals by up to 12 Hours as Split to Bitcoin Cash Draws Near
July 31st, 2017

Coinbase informs that it won’t support the new Bitcoin Cash (BCC) token created by the split.

Bitpay Wallet Adds Coinbase and Glidera Integration to Allow Users Buying Bitcoin In-App
July 26th, 2017

The move means BitPay wallet users can now fill up their wallet balances directly from in-app exchange connections.

The IRS Scales Back an Investigation into Bitcoins’ Users
July 11th, 2017

The IRC is seeking a narrower focus in its investigation of digital currency startup Coinbase

GDAX Will Compensate Customers Affected by Ethereum Flash Crash
June 26th, 2017

GDAX promised to credit customer accounts which experienced a margin call or stop loss order as a direct result of the rapid price movement.

Exchanges Bitfinex and BTC-e Underwent DDOS Attacks, Bitcoin Price Falls to $2424
June 15th, 2017

Two major bitcoin exchanges unveiled the cyberattacks occured this week, which is not surpsrising given the bull market in cryptoassets.

Coinbase Adds Support for Litecoin, Market Capitalization Jumps Above $1B
May 3rd, 2017

The world’s most popular bitcoin exchange has integrated litecoin into its platform, allowing people to easily buy and sell the virtual currency.