Coinbase has recently opened a new office in New York which will cater primarily to institutional clients. The exchange plans to expand its NY team, which currently involves 20 specialists, to 150 employees next year.
In the run-up to the United States midterm elections that will be held in November, Coinbase has launched a political action committee.
Winklevoss Twins expect to get regulatory approval to open their bitcoin exchange in the first quarter, Reuters reports.
The bitcoin price has skyrocketed on Sunday evening and Monday earlier hours, starting from the $247 on Sunday Morning and ending up on around $300 at the time of publication.
Bitcoin is getting a very real boost on Monday, January 26th, 2015 with the opening of the first licensed U.S. Bitcoin exchange by Coinbase.