Blockchain 

Coinbase Crypto Services Expand to 11 New Countries

On April 17th, word went around that Coinbase crypto services will be expanding to 11 new countries. And the information is true. According to the crypto exchange, Coinbase will expand its crypto-to-crypto conversions and trading services to Colombia and Mexico, among other countries. Here’s what we know. Coinbase Expanding Crypto Services Based in San Francisco, USA, Coinbase said in a blog post on Wednesday that customers in 11 new countries now have access to its crypto-to-crypto exchanging services. These services, according to the crypto exchange, will be on Coinbase, and…

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Blockchain 

Coinbase Executive Leaves | 3 Major Departures in 6 Months

According to reports, Coinbase executive Dan Romero is stepping away from his role as vice president of international business. His departure will bring the number of executives to leave the company in the last six months to three. Another Coinbase Executive Leaves Romero announced in a Medium post earlier today that he will be leaving the crypto exchange at the end of April. He joined Coinbase in April 2014. The Coinbase executive didn’t give a specific reason for his departure but simply said he was “planning to take some time to…

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Blockchain 

Coinbase Card | Now You Can Spend Your Crypto Instantly

The Coinbase card is looking to make cryptocurrencies easier to pay with. Over a long time, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies such as Litecoin, Ethereum, and Ripple’s XRP have been criticized that they are hard to use and spend in the real world compared to fiat currency. Last week, the price of Bitcoin surged to $5,000, but due to its volatility and instability, BTC is still not considered the best means of payment. Bitcoin is thus considered to be a store of value just like gold instead of being an exchange…

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Blockchain 

Coinbase Jobs Rank in LinkedIn’s Top 50 US Employers List 2019

Cryptocurrency is taking over the financial world, and crypto exchanges are taking over the jobs world. Because on LinkedIn’s Top 50 US employers list for 2019, Coinbase has ranked higher than investment banking giant JPMorgan. Now, Coinbase jobs will be in higher demand than ever before. The Perks of Coinbase Jobs Coinbase ranked at number 35 on the list and JPMorgan listed at 44. It was the only crypto-relative company to make the list, but it’s a start. Coinbase’s 600-strong staff cover areas of engineering, IT, and human resources roles. Employees…

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Blockchain 

Coinbase Upgrades | Wallet App and OTC Desk Get Improvements

Coinbase has released two large announcements regarding features on some of its platforms in the last 24 hours. The San Fransico-based cryptocurrency exchange made a large upgrade to its Coinbase wallet, and it also announced that Coinbase Custody is directly integrated with its OTC trading desk. The new Coinbase upgrades should have crypto enthusiasts thrilled. Coinbase Upgrades: Wallet App You can now easily transfer crypto from your https://t.co/YeuhnKsPJL account to your user-controlled Coinbase Wallet app with just a couple of clicks https://t.co/tpiQ73zb29 — Coinbase Wallet (@CoinbaseWallet) March 12, 2019 Coinbase…

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Blockchain 

Coinbase Wallet Expanding with New Support for Bitcoin Cash

The US’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider, Coinbase, announced earlier that it now has added support for Bitcoin Cash to its Coinbase Wallet. The company made the announcement in a press release published yesterday. Coinbase Wallet Adds Support for Bitcoin Cash According to the Coinbase Wallet, the new update is set to roll out in a few weeks: “The new Wallet update with Bitcoin Cash support will roll out to all users on iOS and Android over the next few weeks.” Coinbase Wallet The Coinbase Wallet is an upgraded…

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Blockchain 

Coinbase Pro FINALLY Adds Ripple and XRP Gets a Boost

It’s official, Coinbase Pro has officially added Ripple (XRP) to its platform—finally! The US-based cryptocurrency exchange announced the news via its blog and social media platforms yesterday. It seems that Coinbase is no longer waiting for the US Securities and Exchange Commission to make a decision on if XRP qualifies as an unregistered security or not. Cryptocurrency investors have been waiting for this move for many years. When XRP?? Now! XRP/USD, XRP/EUR, and XRP/BTC order books will soon enter transfer-only mode, accepting inbound transfers of XRP in supported regions. Orders…

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Cryptocurrency 

Coinbase Wallet Now Compatible with Google Drive and iCloud

As of yesterday, users using a Coinbase Wallet can now back up an encrypted version of their private keys to their personal cloud storage account. These accounts include either iCloud or Google Drive. Coinbase released this announcement via its personal blog yesterday. Coinbase Wallet Upgrades 🔐☁️ Introducing Cloud Backup for your private keys on Coinbase Wallet! Backup to your personal iCloud or Google Drive, and explore the open financial system with peace of mind. https://t.co/6uaHT8AZky — Coinbase Wallet (@CoinbaseWallet) February 12, 2019 This new feature is making many within the cryptocurrency…

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Bitcoin 

Bitcoin Price | Coinbase President Asiff Hirji Optimistic for New Year

Crypto players from around the globe are chiming in on the direction of the Bitcoin price in 2019. Will it continue to see price crashes? Or will the current recovery continue? Better yet, has the industry had a good year and will it continue to have significance in the new year? Earlier in the week, we heard from bears, like Erik Finman who called Bitcoin “dead;” and we heard from Spencer Bogart, a Bitcoin bull, who not only said BTC will continue to rise, but that 2018, contrary to popular belief, has…

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Cryptocurrency 

Circle and Coinbase Launch Their Joint Stablecoin USDC

Two of the largest companies in the cryptocurrency space, Circle and Coinbase, have joined forces to establish their own stablecoin, the USDC, or USD Coin. The tech startup companies are calling their joint venture the ‘CENTRE Consortium,’ which has its own website already. Circle and Coinbase: CENTRE Both Circle and Coinbase released their own individual blog posts about the joint venture and the launching of the stablecoin yesterday. The CENTRE Consortium is said to be aimed at “establishing a standard for fiat on the internet and providing a governance framework…

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