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.

David Marcus, Head of Messenger at Facebook, Joins Coinbase Board
December 13th, 2017

David Marcus, Vice President of Messaging Products at Facebook, joined the board of directors of Coinbase, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange.

Bitcoin Wallet Apps Installed 25 Million Times, Says SensorTower’s Report
December 12th, 2017

The number of installs of Bitcoin wallet apps surges tremendously surpassing 11.8 million, due to the raise of cryptocurrency value.

Bitcoin Price Swings After Hitting a New All-Time High of $18,353
December 8th, 2017

Post a wild rally of $4k in a matter of just 48-hours, Bitcoin enters the correction zone.

Bitcoin Prices Plunged by 20%, U.S. Courts Seeks 14,000 User Data from Coinbase
November 30th, 2017

Bitcoin loses 20% amid reports of U.S. courts ordering Coinbase to disclose 14000 transactions, which are above $20000, to IRS.

Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Announces New Custody Service Built for Institutional Investors
November 17th, 2017

By offering advanced security measures, the service is expected to encourage big investors, like hedge funds and sovereign wealth funds, to embrace the virtual currency.

Twist in The Plans of SegWit2x, Possibility of a Hard Fork Looms Over
November 17th, 2017

In a fresh new twist in the plans of SegWit2x hard fork, there is every possibility for the hard fork to go through in the near time.

Coinbase to List Forked Bitcoin as Bitcoin2x (B2X) After SegWit2x in November
October 24th, 2017

The Bitcoin Segwit2x fork will temporarily result in two bitcoin blockchains. Following the fork, Coinbase will continue referring to the current bitcoin blockchain as Bitcoin (BTC) and the forked blockchain as Bitcoin2x (B2X).

Bittrex, Coinbase Issue Official Statements About Bitcoin Gold
October 23rd, 2017

Bitcoin exchange Bittrex and the world’s most popular bitcoin wallet Coinbase issued official statements about new Bitcoin hard fork named Bitcoin Gold.

QuantConnect Partners with Coinbase’s GDAX Exchange to Include Cryptocurrencies in Algorithmic Trading Strategies
October 18th, 2017

QuantConnect announced the launch of cryptocurrency support. It became possible due to integration with Coinbase’s Global Digital Asset Exchange (GDAX).

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.