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Coinbase card now available on Android phones through Google Pay

Coinbase Card Now Available on Android Phones Through Google Pay

Coinbase Card users owning supported Android phones can now avoid using the physical card. Through an integration with Google Pay announced on March 17, the card can be emulated by a mobile phone. The Coinbase Card connects a holder’s cryptocurrency balance on the exchange, which is then used for spending crypto via an instant conversion […]

Coinbase launches BTC transaction batching

Coinbase Launches BTC Transaction Batching, Saving Users 50% on Fees

Major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase recently unveiled a new feature on its platform designed to save users money on transaction fees. According to a blog post released by the exchange on March 13, Coinbase would immediately begin offering Bitcoin (BTC) transaction batching for its customers. The move was taken by Coinbase, which “requires no action from […]

crypto exchange coinbase registers as second class member with JVCEA

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Registers as 2nd-Class Member with JVCEA

The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) – the official self-regulatory organization for the crypto industry in Japan – announced on 2nd March 2020 that three additional companies have just registered as second-class members. Coinbase, Digital Asset Markets, and the Tokyo Hash have registered as reported by the JVCEA. Second-class members with the agency can […]

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Coinbase Tests Clearview Facial Recognition Software

Coinbase, the U.S. cryptocurrency exchange boasting over 20 million views per month and over 30 million total accounts, has tested Clearview AI facial recognition technology according to a BuzzFeed news report. However, Coinbase has denied that the test involved customer data. The controversial software has been the subject of intense scrutiny since a New York […]

Coinbase Wallet now lets users send crypto through usernames

Coinbase Wallet Now Allows to Send Crypto Through Usernames

Coinbase updated its wallet with a function that lets its users send cryptocurrency through usernames, instead of the usual lengthy addresses. According to the Feb 25 announcement, Coinbase Wallet now allows its users to send cryptocurrency to dedicated usernames or ones created on the Ethereum Name Service (ENS). Coinbase’s proprietary usernames look like @username while […]

EOS Network suffers from degraded performance, says coinbase

EOS Network Suffering from Degraded Performance, Says Coinbase

Major American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said that the EOS network is having some issues. On Feb 20, Coinbase issued a status update stating, “EOS network has degraded performance. Sends and receives might be delayed”. The exchange posted a tweet two days later, stating that the EOS network was still suffering from degraded performance and that […]

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Coinbase becomes Direct Visa Card Issuer with Principal Membership

Coinbase is now a principal member of VISA, according to the Feb 19 announcement. This will allow it to issue debit cards without relying on third parties. The membership is an evolution of Coinbase’s current relationship with VISA, with the cryptocurrency exchange providing a Visa debit card. Called Coinbase Card, it allows customers residing in […]

forbes release top 50 fintech company list

Forbes Release Top Fintech 50 List; Six Out of Them Are in Blockchain

Forbes releases the 2020 Top Fintech 50 list this week, which includes six blockchain companies in top financial technology companies. Carrying a “Blockchain and Bitcoin” category tag, Forbes lists Axoni, Chainalysis, Coinbase, Everledger, MakerDap and Ripple in the top fintech 50 list 2020. The official announcement first comes into media notice on Feb. 12. On […]

Omni shuts down; sells engineering team to coinbase

Omni Abruptly Shuts Down; Sells Engineering Team to Coinbase

Omni, one of the Ripple’s first major investments just closed its doors for good. Originally based in San Francisco, Omni (the peer-to-peer rental startup) was earlier reported to shut down its operations by late 2019. However, the piece of news becomes true this week. According to new reports, the company officially ends its services and […]

Crypto in Cuba

Crypto in Cuba: Adoption and Challenges

The economic sanctions by the United States have paved the way for the usage of crypto in Cuba. However, cryptocurrencies are facing numerous challenges.┬áThis includes a lack of regulations, limited access to crypto exchanges and the growth of gold-backed MLM stablecoin…