Coinbase to Become SEC-Regulated Broker-Dealer After Acquisition of Financial Services Firm

The leading cryptocurrency exchange in the U.S, Coinbase has begun the process of becoming a fully regulated broker-dealer by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This is according an article published yesterday, with the move by the ... [Read More]
June 7, 2018

Coinbase Expands Operations Into Japan

U.S based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase which is present in 32 countries around the globe has expanded its service into Japan, which is one of the largest cryptocurrency markets in the world. Coinbase made this announcement on Monday after it ... [Read More]
June 5, 2018

Facebook Messenger’s Head David Marcus to Lead New Blockchain Research Unit

The world’s largest social media Facebook has announced that it is putting together a team that will explore the blockchain technology. According to their report, the team will be led by David Marcus, who has served as the company's vice ... [Read More]
May 9, 2018

NYSE Planning To Launch an Actual Bitcoin Trading Platform

New York Times has reported that the biggest stock exchange in the world, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is planning to launch and operate a proper cryptocurrency trading platform. NYSE Beats Goldman Sachs and NASDAQ to it Earlier this month, ... [Read More]
May 8, 2018

Goldman Sachs Backed Circle Invest Integrates ZCash as They Look To Compete With Coinbase

Cryptocurrency startup Circle which is backed by investment bank Goldman Sachs has yesterday announced that it will be incorporating Zcash to its investment platform. This announcement came after Circle did a beta test last month and aims to compete ... [Read More]
May 1, 2018

Travel Booking Agency Switches Coinbase with BitPay as Bitcoin Payment Processor, an online travel booking agency announced on Friday that it has concluded plans to switch bitcoin payment processors. This decision comes after service changes made by Coinbase. The travel booking agency which was the first global ... [Read More]
April 23, 2018

WikiLeaks Shop Retaliates After Coinbase Shuts Down Accoun

The largest Bitcoin exchange in the U.S Coinbase, yesterday closed down the account of WikiLeaks shop, with Coinbase claiming that WikiLeaks has been ‘engaged in a prohibited use in violation’ of their Terms of Service. Coinbase suspended the ... [Read More]
April 23, 2018

Coinbase Acquires Cipher to Expand Their Toshi

Cryptocurrency Company, Coinbase has been expanding its role in the crypto space and has done that again with the acquisition of Cipher browser which is a competitor to its in-house Ethereum wallet, app browser and secure messaging service. This ... [Read More]
April 17, 2018

XRP Not a Security Claims Ripple’s Chief Market Strategist

The chief market strategist of Ripple Foundation, Corey Johnson, during an interview with CNBC in April, stated that XRP is not a security coin. CNBC in their report on Thursday, April 12 quoted Johnson as saying that XRP wasn’t a security ... [Read More]
April 13, 2018

Ripple Invests $25 Million in XRP As Blockchain Capital Raises $150 Million in Latest Funding Round

Ripple had earlier today announced that it has invested $25 million with its XRP currency in Blockchain Capital, which is the oldest investment fund in the crypto industry. Ripple made this announcement earlier today, adding that it is participating ... [Read More]
April 11, 2018