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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 Crypto.com 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, Crypto.com 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, […]

How to Delete a Coinbase Account: a Step-by-Step Guide

Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is an entry point into the cryptocurrency space for many who may be willing to venture onto other platforms after starting off there. For those wanting to clean up their accounts, figuring out how to delete a Coinbase account may be a hassle. Users can have a myriad of reasons for […]

Coinbase Looks at the Reasons for the Current Bear Market

On Thursday (June 9), Coinbase Ventures associate Connor Dempsey took “a look at the overall macro downturn with an eye towards the crypto markets.” In a blog post published on June 9, Dempsey said: “Central Banks and governments responded to the March 2020 COVID market shock with unprecedented interest rate cuts, money printing, and stimulus” […]

Coinbase’s Chief Legal Officer Explains Why User Funds Are Safe Despite Despite All the FUD

The Chief Legal Officer of Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN) has explained to the cryptocurrency community why users’ funds are safe, despite all the fear, uncertainty, and doubt (FUD) being spread over a recent disclosure. In a blog post accompanied by a Twitter thread, Grewal noted that Coinbase’s disclosure that came in a 10Q […]

Coinbase Wallet App Adds Support for BNB Chain and Avalanche

Coinbase has announced that its non-custodial wallet now supports token swaps on two more blockchains. According to a blog post published on Monday (May 23) by former Googler Catherine Shyu Sullivan, who is a Senior Product Manager at Coinbase, Coinbase Wallet “brings the expansive world of DEX trading to your fingertips, where you can easily […]

How to Transfer Crypto From Binance to Coinbase: A Step-by-Step Guide

Many crypto investors use more than one exchange to satisfy their trading needs. While Binance and Coinbase are two of the most popular and user-friendly options available, sometimes users find themselves wanting to transfer crypto from Binance to Coinbase and vice-versa.  Transferring assets from one cryptocurrency trading platform to another isn’t complicated and can be […]

Coinbase Developer on Why Their Main App’s Web3 Browser Feature Is “A Big Deal”

As you may remember, on Monday (May 16), Coinbase announced that it had started to “roll out the ability for a small set of Coinbase app users to access Ethereum-based dapps directly from the Coinbase app.” According to the blog post published on May 16 by Rishi Dean, Director of Product Management, the main Coinbase […]

Coinbase CEO: Cryptoeconomy Is Going To Represent Probably ‘15% or So of Global GDP’

Earlier this week, Brain Armstrong, Co-Founder and CEO of Coinbase, commented on the crypto market, NFTs, and layer 2 scaling solutions. Below, we highlight some of the most interesting comments made by Armstrong during Coinbase’s First Quarter 2022 Earnings Call. Crypto Market “So before we dive into our results this quarter, I think it’s worth […]

Beta Version of Coinbase’s NFT Marketplace Goes Live

On Wednesday (April 20), Coinbase announced that the beta of “Coinbase NFT” (which it calls “a Web3 social marketplace for NFTs”) had gone live. On 12 October 2021, Coinbase published a blog post to announce its upcoming product Coinbase NFT: “Today, we’re announcing Coinbase NFT, a peer-to-peer marketplace that will make minting, purchasing, showcasing, and […]

Coinbase ‘Creating an Interactive Three-Part Film’ Based on Bored Ape Yacht Club

Crypto exchange Coinbase has announced that is working on a three-part movie called “The Degen Trilogy” based upon the highly popular non-fungible token (NFT) collection Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC). Here is how Yuga Labs, the team behind Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), describes this NFT collection: “BAYC is a collection of 10,000 Bored Ape NFTs—unique digital […]

Coinbase Removing Transaction Fee ‘for All Crypto Spending’ With Coinbase Card

Coinbase has announced details about improvements to their crypto debit card. On 28 October 2020, Coinbase published a blog post that introduced the Coinbase Card. On this date, customers in the U.S. could can join the waitlist for Coinbase Card, a Visa debit card that allowed “crypto to be used for payments and purchases online and in-store […]

Crypto Investing and Trading Strategies Used by Coinbase’s Institutional Clients

Last week, Coinbase’s Lucy Jane Taylor, who deals with institutional sales, trading, and prime brokerage, talked about the various crypto investing and trading strategies employed by her firm’s clients. Taylor’s comments were made at a very interesting panel (titled “Where Is Institutional AUM Going Next?”) moderated by James Harris, Commercial Director at leading digital asset […]

SkyBridge Capital Founder Sounds Alarm Against Shorting Coinbase (COIN) Stock

Former White House Director of Communications Anthony Scaramucci, who is the founder and managing partner of global alternative investment firm SkyBridge Capital, has warned investors against short-selling Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN) stock.  SkyBridge Capital is “an SEC-registered investment adviser and global alternative investment manager that invests in hedge funds, digital assets, private equity, and real estate.” During a […]

Coinbase Cloud Is ‘Committed to Supporting the Avalanche Ecosystem’

Coinbase Cloud, which “provides web3 APIs, services, and infrastructure to power the next generation of software builders”, is “launching a suite of blockchain infrastructure solutions and services for the growing Avalanche ecosystem.” What is Avalanche ($AVAX)? Below is a brief description of smart contracts platform Avalanche from its developer documentation: “Avalanche is an open-source platform for launching […]

‘Coinbase Pay’ Makes It Possible To Buy NFTs or Engage in DeFi ‘In Just a Few Clicks’

Popular US-based exchange Coinbase has announced the launch of Coinbase Pay, an easy way for users of the platform to participate in Web3 and other crypto services. According to Coinbase’s blog post, Coinbase Pay will function as a simple way for users to fund their Coinbase Wallet from the Chrome extension app. The company highlights […]

Coinbase Wallet Adds Support for Solana ($SOL) Ecosystem

Crypto exchange Coinbase has announced support for the Solana ecosystem on Coinbase Wallet’s desktop extension. According to the Coinbase’s blog post, “users can now manage their Solana (SOL) and Solana tokens (SPL) alongside their tokens held on all of Coinbase Wallet extension’s supported networks, including Ethereum, Avalanche, Polygon, BNB Chain, and many more,” which “allows […]

Coinbase’s Ventures Portfolio Could Be Worth $6.6 Billion, Oppenheimer Estimates

Owen Lau, an equity researcher at Oppenheimer, has estimated that the Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN) could have “hidden value” in its Coinbase Ventures unit. In a note sent to clients reported on by CoinDesk, the research analyst estimated that Coinbase’s Ventures portfolio may be worth up to $6.6 billion and noted that while […]

$1.1 Billion: 29,000 Bitcoin ($BTC) Leave Coinbase Pro, Suggesting Whales are Accumulating

Over three transactions, bitcoin ($BTC) whales have withdrawn over $1.1 billion worth of the cryptocurrency from the Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. The whale withdrawals suggested accumulation to hold over the long-term. As first reported by Cointelegraph, blockchain analytics services flagged three major withdrawals from Coinbase Pro, Coinbase’s professional investment platform. These transactions moved 9,843 BTC, […]

Coinbase Makes It Easier for People in Mexico To Cash Out Crypto Sent to Them

On Tuesday (February 15), Coinbase announced that it has made it cheaper and easier for Coinbase users in Mexico to cash out any crypto sent them by other Coinbase users. In a blog post published yesterday, Shilpa Dhar, VP of Product, and Moheeth Alvi, Lead Product Manager for Payments, explained that crypto recipients in Mexico […]

Coinbase CMO Talks About Her Company’s Highly Successful ‘QR Code’ Superbowl Ad

Yesterday (February 13), for Super Bowl LVI, Coinbase offered America such a brilliant and effective TV commercial that not only did it make Coinbase a trending topic on Twitter within minutes of getting aired, but it also managed to impress people in the advertising community. Coinbase’s 59-second ad featured an animated QR code that once […]

Coinbase’s VC Arm Explains How It Invested in the Crypto Space in 2021

Coinbase Ventures, which is the venture capital arm of Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN), recently reviewed its activities in 2021, which was a record year with nearly 150 deals, and explained why how and why it invested in various sectors of the crypto space. In a blog post published last Thursday (January 27), Coinbase Ventures said that […]

Coinbase and Mastercard Join Forces To Make Buying NFTs Much Easier

Top US-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase and financial services giant Mastercard have announced a new partnership to promote and revolutionize the non-fungible token (NFT) purchasing experience.  According to a blog post published by Coinbase on January 18, Coinbase is joining forces with Mastercard to make it easier for people to join the NFT community. The joint […]

Coinbase’s Chief Product Officer Offers 10 Crypto Space Predictions for 2022

On Thursday (December 30), Surojit Chatterjee, Chief Product Officer at Coinbase, offered “10 predictions for Web3 and the cryptoeconomy for 2022.” Chatterjee’s blog post contained the following predictions: “Eth scalability will improve, but newer L1 chains will see substantial growth” “There will be significant usability improvements in L1-L2 bridges” “Zero knowledge proof technology will get […]

NBA Future Hall of Famer Kevin Durant Signs Brand Ambassador Deal With Coinbase

The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Kevin Durant has entered a new deal with US-based crypto exchange Coinbase to become the “face of the brand.” As Decrypt reported recently — citing Bloomberg as the source — Durant has entered a strategic partnership with Coinbase that will involve a mutual form of promotion. In exchange for becoming […]

How Coinbase’s Non-Custodial Wallet Is Being Improved To Support DeFi and NFTs

Leading US-based crypto exchange Coinbase has outlined a plan for making the future of the internet — or web3 as crypto folks like to call it — and cryptoassets more accessible and user-friendly with its new Wallet. In a recent blog post, Coinbase highlighted the growing adoption of crypto and blockchain-enabled experiences across the world. […]

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