$ARB: Ethereum’s L2 Scaling Solution Arbitrum Gains Traction as Coinbase Adds Support

Leading US-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced the addition of trading support for Arbitrum ($ARB), the governance token of the Ethereum layer-2 (L2) scaling solution, and a direct competitor to Polygon ($MATIC). According to Offchain Labs, the startup developing this popular Ethereum L2 scaling solution, Arbitrum is an “optimistic rollup” that offers the following benefits: “Trustless security: […]

Crypto Community Reacts to SEC’s Wells Notice Sent to Coinbase

The crypto community has been reacting to news that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement sent a Wells Notice to Coinbase on Wednesday (March 22). According to Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law website, here is what a Wells Notice means: “A notice enforcement attorneys of financial industry regulators, including the Securities and Exchange […]

Coinbase Adds Arbitrum’s Highly Anticipated Token $ARB Token to Its Listing Roadmap

Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase has added Arbitrum’s $Arb, a highly anticipated governance token the Ethereum layer-2 scaling solution is airdropping in the near future, to its listing roadmap, which outlines the digital assets that will be traded on the exchange in the near future. Arbitrum is a layer-2 scaling solution for the Ethereum network […]

Coinbase Faces Potential SEC Enforcement Action After Receiving Wells Notice

Coinbase, a leading cryptocurrency exchange, announced that it had received a Wells Notice from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), signaling that the regulatory body may take enforcement action against the company. According to a blog post published by Coinbase earlier today, this notice comes after a brief investigation into unspecified digital assets listed […]

ChatGPT’s Role in Token Security: Coinbase’s Experiment Reveals Potential and Challenges

While ChatGPT falls short of the accuracy required for integration, its potential keeps Coinbase intrigued. In a blog post published on Monday (March 20), Tom Ryan, a blockchain security engineer at Coinbase, revealed the company’s experiment using OpenAI’s ChatGPT to conduct automated token security reviews. Despite not meeting the required accuracy for integration into their […]

Coinbase Challenges SEC’s Staking-as-Security Stance with Bold Petition

On Monday (March 20), Coinbase, a leading U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange, submitted a petition to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requesting a reevaluation of the notion that staking services should be uniformly considered securities. The petition follows a recent SEC settlement with Kraken, a cryptocurrency exchange, regarding its staking services, which the SEC claims […]

Coinbase Expresses Optimism Over UK’s Crypto Regulatory Consultation, Foresees Bullish Future

Coinbase, a leading cryptocurrency platform, has praised the UK government’s proactive approach towards the crypto industry in a recent blog post. The UK government has launched the “Future financial services regulatory regime for cryptoassets” consultation to provide regulatory clarity, drive innovation, and prioritize consumer protection. Coinbase’s blog post highlights the potential for the UK to […]

Diamond Hands: Bitcoin ($BTC) Median Hold Time on Coinbase Surpasses 150 Days

The media hold time that users on the Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase hold onto the flagship cryptocurrency Bitcoin ($BTC) before either selling it or moving it to an external address has recently surpassed the 150 day mark. According to data from Coinbase’s price pages, the typical hold time for its users invested in Bitcoin is now […]

Mysterious Solana Whale Wallets Move Over $60 Million in $SOL to Coinbase

A cluster of massive Solana whale wallets has transferred over $60 million worth of $SOL to the Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase in a series of transactions that suggests the funds were moved by a single entity. According to data from whale monitoring service Whale Alert, a series of transactions worth between $12 million and $12.5 […]

Coinbase-Backed Ethereum L2 ‘Base’ Integrates Chainlink Price Feeds on Its Testnet

Chainlink has announced exciting news for its followers: the launch of Chainlink Price Feeds on Base testnet, a new Ethereum L2 incubated by Coinbase. On 23 February 2023, Coinbase announced the testnet launch of Base, an Ethereum Layer 2 (L2) blockchain that provides a cost-effective and developer-friendly platform for building decentralized applications (dApps) on-chain. According […]

Coinbase Solidifies Leadership Position with One River Digital Acquisition

On Friday (3 March 2023), Coinbase announced that it had acquired One River Digital Asset Management (ORDAM), a digital asset management firm that provides institutional clients with exposure to digital assets through investment products. According to Coinbase’s blog post, this acquisition will enable Coinbase to establish Coinbase Asset Management, offering investment advisory services to a […]

What is Base, Coinbase’s New Layer 2 Network?

One of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges, Coinbase, revealed in February 2023 new product called “Base” —a new layer 2 solution testnet for Ethereum, built on OP Stack, a development kit used by layer-2 Optimism. Base was announced during the ETHDenver, a community-led event in which various crypto companies, startups and leading figures in the […]

How to Transfer From Coinbase to KuCoin

Coinbase and KuCoin are two of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges in the industry, each serving over 10 million users monthly. Both have become frontrunners in the crypto scene, offering a wide range of features, low fees, easy-to-use functions, and more. In this article, we’ll explain how to transfer from Coinbase to KuCoin in simple steps. […]

Coinbase CEO on Current Narrative in Crypto: “We’re in One of Those Despair Phases Right Now”

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong discussed the company’s Q4 2022 earnings call on 21 February 2023, highlighting three key themes in his opening remarks. According to the transcript provided by The Motley Fool, firstly, he discussed how the company had reduced its operational expenditure (“opex”) to “operate more efficiently and better generate EBITDA in the future.” […]

Coinbase’s Based Approach to Onboarding Over a Billion People Into the Crypto Economy

On Thursday (23 February 2023), Coinbase has announced the testnet launch of Base, an Ethereum Layer 2 (L2) blockchain that provides a cost-effective and developer-friendly platform for building decentralized applications (dApps) on-chain. According to the company’s blog post, it aims to onboard over a billion users into the crypto economy and sees Base as a […]

Coinbase’s Chief Legal Officer Says Their Staking Services Are “Fundamentally Different”

Late last week, Paul Grewal, Chief Legal Officer at Coinbase, shared his thoughts on the recent settlement between the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and crypto exchange Kraken over the latter’s staking program. On 9 February 2023, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a press release about Kraken that stated: “The Securities and Exchange […]

Coinbase Improves its Non-Custodial Wallet to Keep You Safe While Exploring Web3

As more individuals venture into the decentralized web, Coinbase, a leading cryptocurrency exchange, has made efforts to enhance the security and user experience of its non-custodial wallet (“Coinbase Wallet“). The company aims to make web3 interactions easier and more secure for its users. According to Coinbase’s blog post, to provide a clearer picture of transactions, […]

Little-Known Cryptocurrency Threshold ($T) Surges Over 200% in 30 Days

Threshold Network’s native token, $T, has seen its price surge over 200% in just 30 days in an astounding rise that has seen it outperform top cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin ($BTC) and Ethereum ($ETH). The network is the result of an on-chain merger between two existing networks, NU and KEEP, and is a decentralized bridging protocol […]

How Coinbase Supports Web3

On 21 December 2022, Max Branzburg, Vice President of Product at Coinbase, Will Robinson, VP of Engineering at Coinbase, and Greg Tusar, Head of Institutional Product at Coinbase, explained how Coinbase supports Web3. In a blog post published on 21 December 2022, they wrote: “We’ve made major investments in Coinbase Wallet because there is no web3 without […]

Coinbase CEO on What a ‘Modern Day Howey Test for Cryptocurrency’ Might Look Like

Earlier this week, Brian Armstrong, Co-Founder and CEO of crypto exchange Coinbase, shared his thoughts on crypto regulation in the U.S. In a blog post published on 19 December 2022, Armstrong said that, in the wake of the collapse of crypto exchange FTX, the U.S. and other major jurisdictions needed to take the aforementioned steps […]

Coinbase’s Market Capitalization Falls Below That of Dogecoin ($DOGE)

The market capitalization of Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN) has now fallen below that of meme-inspired cryptocurrency Dogecoin ($DOGE), as the exchange’s market capitalization is sitting below $8 billion, while DOGE’s market cap is at $9.8 billion. As first reported by Bloomberg, the measurement doesn’t necessarily reflect the intrinsic value of either project, but […]

Coinbase Prime Starts Supporting Polygon ($MATIC) Staking

The prime broker platform of Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase, Coinbase Prime, has started offering Polygon ($MATIC) staking services to its users, allowing them to earn rewards while helping secure the network. In a tweet, the company pointed out that investors can earn rewards with “institutional-grade, fully integrated staking” on its interface. Coinbase Prime currently […]

Coinbase to Honor Commitment to Support Flare ($FLR) Airdrop for $XRP Holders

Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has revealed it intends to honor its commitment to support the Flare ($FLR) token airdrop for users who held $XRP at the time of the snapshot, which was back on December 12, 2020. According to a series of tweets Coinbase shared with its users, the airdrop will be distributed to XRP […]

Coinbase Wants You to Convert Your $USDT to $USDC

On Thursday (8 December 2022), Coinbase announced that it had decided to make it easier for its “global retail customers” to convert Tether ($USDT) to USD Coin ($USDC), highlighting the latter’s good reputation without directing attacking the former. According to Coinbase’s blog post, customers are looking for stability and trust in the midst of market […]

Coinbase: Apple ’Just Made It a Lot Harder ’For iPhone Users To Transfer NFTs

On Thursday (1 December 2022), Coinbase said that it had to disable an important feature in the Coinbase Wallet mobile app for iOS in order to get their last app release approved by Apple’s “App Store”. Earlier today, the Coinbase Wallet team said on Twitter: They went on to say: “Apple’s claim is that the […]

Coinbase’s Non-Custodial Wallet Planning to Drop Support for $XRP, $XLM, $ETC, $BCH

Coinbase says that “Coinbase Wallet“, which is its self-custody crypto wallet app, will be dropping support for four major cryptoassets — $XRP, $XLM, $ETC, and $BCH — from 1 January 2023 According to the notice posted in the help section of the Coinbase website, Coinbase Wallet will be dropping the aforementioned cryptoassets due to “low […]

How to Transfer From Coinbase to MetaMask

Coinbase is one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges in the US and abroad, with over 100 million verified users and over $200 billion in assets under management. The platform supports various third-party and EVM-compatible wallets. One frequent question newcomers ask is: how can I transfer from Coinbase to MetaMask? Well, it’s simpler than it looks. […]

$ADA: Coinbase Says to Cardano Community in Japan ‘Sorry I Made You Wait’

On Tuesday (22 November 2022), The Japanese subsidiary of crypto exchange Coinbase had a great announcement for Japan-based $ADA holders. Coinbase Japan says that it has finally listed $ADA: On 18 August 2021, Coinbase announced that it had launched operations in Japan, which it described as “one of the first countries to embrace crypto and […]

FTX Fiasco Reduces Confidence in Crypto Exchanges, Drags Coinbase Stock to New Low

On Monday (21 November 2022), the price of Coinbase Global Inc. stock (Nasdaq: COIN) dropped to a new all-time low. On 8 November 2022, the Coinbase CFO published a blog post (titled “Our approach to transparency, risk management, and consumer protection”) in which she said: “First, from day one Coinbase has sought to be the most secure […]

Mastercard CEO on Crypto: We Are ‘Optimistic’ and ‘Investing’

The CEO of Mastercard, which is “the second-largest payment-processing corporation worldwide”, recently shared his thoughts on crypto. On 18 January 2022, Raj Dhamodharan, EVP Blockchain / Digital Asset Products & Digital Partnerships at Mastercard, published a blog post in which he said that Mastercard believes that “buying digital goods should be as simple as buying […]

Brian Armstrong Explains What Coinbase Is Doing To Maintain Customers’ Trust

On Tuesday (8 November 2022), Coinbase Co-Founder and CEO Brian Armstrong did a decent job of reassuring the users of the exchange that what happened at troubled crypto exchange FTX was highly unlikely to happen at Coinbase. This Twitter thread by Jonathan Wu, who works at Aztec Network, nicely summarizes the crazy events of the past couple of […]

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Shares His Crypto Predictions for the Next 5 Years

On Thursday (3 November 2022), Coinbase Global, Inc. released it Q3 2022 financial results, and during the earnings call that followed the release of Coinbase’s Q3 2022 Shareholder Letter, Co-Founder and CEO Brian Armstrong shared his predictions for the next five years. According to the transcript of Coinbase’s Q3 2022 Earnings Call provided by The […]

Coinbase CEO Says ‘Crypto Economy’ Will Become a ‘Significant’ Percentage of Global GDP

In a recent chat with entrepreneur, investor, and podcast host Anthony Pompliano, Coinbase Co-Founder and CEO Biran Armstrong shared his thoughts about Bitcoin and the crypto economy. Armstrong’s comments were made on 26 October 2022 during episode #38 of Coinbase’s “Around the Block” podcast. According to a report by The Daily Hodl, the Coinbase CEO […]

Is Coinbase Going Bankrupt?

Rumours of Coinbase going bankrupt persist, even after the company had dismissed such claims and is actively expanding its business offshore. In July 2022, Coinbase suspended its Affiliate Program. A month before it shut down Coinbase Pro —its advanced trading arm of Coinbase— it announced a similar feature called Advanced Trade. These two announcements, plus […]

Shiba Inu ($SHIB) HODLers’ Median Hold time on Coinbase Nears 200 Days

The median time that users on Coinbase hold onto the meme-inspired cryptocurrency Shiba Inu ($SHIB) before either selling it or moving it to an external address is now reaching the 200-day mark. According to data from Coinbase’s price pages, the typical hold time for Shiba Inu investors on the platform is now 198 days, above […]

$ADA: Coinbase Data Suggests That Cardano Could Be ‘Gaining Popularity’

The latest trading data about the recent trading activity of Coinbase customers paints a bullish picture for Cardano ($ADA). According to data from crypto exchange Coinbase, as of 1:30 p.m. UTC on October 21, in the past 24-hour period, 91% of Coinbase customers increased their “net position” in $ADA, which could mean that “the asset […]

Coinbase CEO Plans to Sell 2% of His Coinbase Holdings To ‘Fund Scientific Research’

On Saturday (October 15), Coinbase Co-Founder and CEO Brian Armstrong talked about his passion for “accelerating science and tech”, something which he talked about during his recent appearance on episode #627 of “The Tim Ferriss” podcast. Armstrong went on to say: “For the avoidance of doubt, I intend to be CEO of Coinbase for a very […]

Coinbase Listing Triggers Near 350% Surge for Little-Known Altcoin

A little-known altcoin has seen its price surge by around 350% after being listed on the Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, which has been listing a growing number of projects over the last few years. Earlier this week Coinbase announced it was listing 00 Token (OO) on Coinbase’s main platform and its mobile applications with its […]

$ETH: Coinbase on Why It Is Excited About the Surge and Why It Supports EIP-4844

Last week, Coinbase explained why it was excited about the Surge, which is the next major milestone in Ethereum’s development roadmap. On July 21, Russian-Canadian programmer Vitalik Buterin, who is the creator of Ethereum, shared his thoughts about “the longer-term future of the Ethereum protocol” at the annual Ethereum Community Conference (EthCC) in Paris, France. […]

Brian Armstrong Explains Why He Agreed To Star in a Film About Crypto and Coinbase

Coinbase Co-Founder and CEO Brian Armstrong has announced that on Friday (October 7) a documentary film named “Coin” about his firm will be released on multiple streaming services, including YouTube, iTunes, and Amazon Prime. The film, which is one and 28 minutes long, is directed by ten-time Emmy®-winning filmmaker Greg Kohs, and it “chronicles the rise […]

How to Transfer Crypto from to Coinbase

Moving cryptocurrency between different currency exchanges can sometimes be a bit tricky. This article will detail exactly what crypto and crypto exchanges are. It will then provide a how-to for moving crypto between two of the most popular exchanges, and Coinbase. Frequently asked questions will then be addressed. Quick Dive into Cryptocurrencies and Crypto […]

Coinbase Denies Operating a Proprietary Trading Business or Acting as a Market Maker

On Thursday (September 22), crypto exchange Coinbase responded to allegations made by a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report that was published on the same day. The WSJ report stated: “Coinbase Global Inc. has been searching for new ways to make money. One business it flirted with was controversial: using its own money to speculate on […]

Coinbase Connection Issues: What Are They and How Can You Fix Them?

Coinbase, one of the world’s leading crypto exchanges, is a popular portal for both retail and institutional investors. The exchange, based out of the United States, touts a user base of 103 million verified customers, in addition to 14,500 institutions across 100 countries. Often, users struggle with Coinbase connection issues, although they can sometimes do […]

How to Transfer Crypto From Coinbase to PayPal and Vice-Versa: A Step-by-Step Guide

Various users look to transfer crypto from Coinbase to PayPal and vice-versa as these are two of the largest financial institutions offering cryptocurrency buying and selling options to a wide audience. Whether you’re looking to consolidate your holdings on one platform or to boost your HODLing setup, transferring between both platforms can be extremely useful. […]

$ETH: Coinbase Derivatives Exchange Perfectly Times Launch of Its Nano Ether Futures Product

Coinbase Derivatives Exchange seems to have found the perfect time to launch its second listed crypto derivatives product, i.e. Nano Ether futures (ET). As you may already know, on January 12, Coinbase announced that it was “acquiring FairX, a CFTC-regulated derivatives exchange”, that this acquisition was “a key stepping stone on Coinbase’s path to offer crypto derivatives to […]

Coinbase CFO on Ethereum ($ETH) Staking by Institutional Investors

On Tuesday (August 9), Coinbase CFO Alesia Haas talked about the present and future of Ethereum ($ETH) staking by institutions. Yesterday, Coinbase published its Q2 2022 Shareholder Letter. During the company’s Q2 2022 Analysts Call, Vice President of Investor Relations Anil Gupta and Chief Financial Officer Alesia Haas answered questions from analysts. One of the […]

$BTC: ARK Invest Explains Why the Bitcoin Price Could Go Up by $200,000 to $500,000

On Monday (August 8), asset management firm ARK Investment Management LLC (AKA “ARK Invest” and “ARK”) explained why it found the recently-announced partnership BlackRock and Coinbase bullish for Bitcoin. ARK Invest, which was founded by Catherine Wood in 2014. In issue #328 of its newsletter, which was published yesterday, crypto analyst Yassine Elmandjra took a […]

Coinbase CEO Outlines His Firm’s Review Process for Adding Altcoins

The chief executive officer (CEO) for major crypto exchange Coinbase recently explained how his company decides which altcoins to add to the platform. Speaking in an interview with computer scientist Lex Fridman, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said that the company begins by evaluating an altcoin’s status as a security: “We basically have a test of […]

CNBC’s Jim Cramer: ‘Still Studying Coinbase and All of These Crypto Coins’

Former hedge fund manager Jim Cramer, who is is the host of CNBC show “Mad Money w/ Jim Cramer“, is “studying” Coinbase Global Inc. (NASDAQ: COIN). On Monday, Cramer, who is also a co-anchor of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street“, as well as a co-founder of financial news website TheStreet, sent out the following tweet: On 14 […]

Crypto Analyst Lark Davis Says “Don’t Sell” Your Bitcoins to BlackRock

Highly popular New Zealand based crypto analyst said earlier today (August 5) talked about the strategic partnership between Coinbase and BlackRock (the world’s top asset management firm by total AUM) that was announced yesterday. BlackRock, which was founded in 1988, started with just eight people working in one room. It made its Initial Public Offering […]

Coinbase ($COIN) Shares Jump On BlackRock Partnership

Shares of the Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase ($COIN) jumped as much as 45% in the early trading hours of the day after the platform announced a partnership with BlackRock to allow its institutional clients to buy Bitcoin. According to available market data, COIN shares are currently up around 18% on the announcement, which will […]

There Is Now ‘A Safer and Easier Way of Signing Into Coinbase’

On Tuesday (July 26), Coinbase introduced “Security Prompt”, which it described as “a faster and safer way for our users to verify their identity & activities when interacting with the Coinbase ecosystem.” In a blog post published earlier today, Senior Product Manager Siyu Liu and Product Manager Chetan Rane introduced the new feature. They wrote […]

Coinbase Ventures on Deal Activity in Q2, Huge Potential of Web3, Solana Ecosystem

Coinbase Ventures, which is the venture capital arm of Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN), talked about several interesting topics in a report released on Thursday (July 21). In a blog post published on July 21, Coinbase Ventures started by talking about the venture landscape: “The broader venture market began to show signs of cooling in Q1, with total funding dropping […]

U.S. SEC Alleges That These Nine Altcoins Are Securities

On Thursday (July 21), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a complaint at U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington against defendants Ishan Wahi, Nikhil Wahi, and Sameer Ramani. As Tim Copeland reported for the The Block earlier today, “this case involves insider trading in certain crypto asset securities that Coinbase […]

Binance Overtakes Coinbase as Exchange With Largest Bitcoin ($BTC) Holdings

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance has surpassed its Nasdaq-listed rival Coinbase in being the cryptocurrency trading platform with the largest Bitcoin ($BTC) holdings, with Coinbase’s holdings steadily dropping since 2020 and Binance’s steadily rising since launch. According to a Glassnode chart shared by Blockware Solution’s lead insights analyst Will Clemente, the amount of Bitcoin stored in […]

Coinbase CEO Explains the Steps His Firm Is Taking to Improve Efficiency

On Tuesday (July 12), Brain Armstrong, Co-Founder and CEO of Coinbase, said that his firm has identified “the set of changes” they need to make in order to continue to be successful at the new scale they have reached. In a blog post (titled “Operating efficiently at scale”) published earlier today, Armstrong started by saying that “after […]

Solana ($SOL) Staking Becomes Available on Crypto Exchange Coinbase

Coinbase has announced details of the latest expansion of its staking offerings. Here is how Coinbase describes Solana: “Solana is a decentralized computing platform that uses SOL to pay for transactions. Solana aims to improve blockchain scalability by using a combination of proof of stake consensus and so-called proof of history. As a result, Solana claims […]

Coinbase Plans European Expansion Amid ‘Existential Priority’

Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase (COIN) is planning to expand throughout Europe to fuel its growth in new users and revenue by registering in markets that include Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, and France. According to Bloomberg, the company is building up its presence in Europe and is in the process of registering in markets throughout the […]

$SHIB and $MATIC Among Few Coinbase Listings to Have ‘Positive Post-Listing Performance’

The meme-inspired cryptocurrency Shiba Inu ($SHIB) and a few other cryptoassets including Polygon ($MATIC) and Unifi are the few altcoins that have been listed on the Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase in 2021 and 2022 to remain above listing price. According to an analysis conducted by pseudonymous on-chain analyst Onchain Wizard, for 2021 and 2022 the […]

Coinbase Launches Crypto Derivatives Product ‘Built With the Retail Trader in Mind’

On Monday (June 27), Coinbase Derivatives Exchange, which is “a CFTC regulated Designated Contract Markets (DCM) futures exchange”, is launching Nano Bitcoin futures (BIT), its first crypto derivative product and one that was “built with the retail trader in mind.” As you may already know, on January 12, Coinbase announced that it was “acquiring FairX, […]

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