U.S. Space Force Major Jason Lowery wants the U.S. military to prioritize the investigation of proof-of-work systems like Bitcoin for the country’s defense.
Founded in 2012, Coinbase — named after the Bitcoin (BTC) coinbase transaction that rewards miners for validating blocks — is one of the oldest, largest cryptocurrency exchanges, having supported tens of millions of users since its launch.
Coinbase offers a range of services including custodial wallets with secure buying, selling and storage of cryptocurrencies; advanced trading and exchange services via Coinbase Pro; and USD Coin (USDC), a stablecoin backed by United States dollar reserves that is built on the Ethereum ERC-20 token standard, offering the advantages of cryptocurrencies without the price volatility.
Coinbase has been a popular choice for newcomers seeking to gain exposure to the burgeoning cryptocurrency space.
According to Kaiko Research, Bybit experienced a rise in market share around the clock, whereas Coinbase witnessed significant growth outside of the United States trading hours.13664
The requests are increasing in number and coming from more jurisdictions every year.2449
Cryptocurrency exchange Bybit restricts use in the United States, although it may be possible to get around it.11332
The price high comes after rival exchange Binance pleaded guilty and traders seemingly priced in Coinbase’s custodian agreements for a slate of spot crypto ETFs.7409
The Nov. 22 letter claims that “only mandamus will impel the [SEC] to fully, finally acknowledge that Coinbase’s petition for rulemaking was pocket-vetoed long ago.”3696
Brian Armstrong reflected on the announcement of criminal charges against Binance, stating that Coinbase’s decision to get licenses was correct.8302
The crypto advocacy group said OFAC must act within its statutory authority by sanctioning bad actors, not open-source software tools.5008
With more than a month left before the end of 2023, the United States crypto industry has already spent $20 million on lobbying efforts.1976
The POSA updated its staking principles to say that providers should communicate clearly and not control the amount of liquidity a user must provide.2329
Coinbase is getting wonky with prominent names in national security from both sides of the U.S. political divide. They will join former lawmakers and other strategists.1970
The authorities cited the Law on Digital Assets, enacted in February 2023, that forbids the issuance and trading of digital currencies and crypto exchange operations without a national license, according to reports.2876
The Supreme Court’s choice to take up this case represents a pivotal development for firms utilizing arbitration clauses.26471
Despite seeing falling trading volumes, Coinbase said it was “pleased” with how the quarter played out.9635
Coinbase Advanced customers in the U.S. can trade nano-sized futures contracts sized at 1/100th of a Bitcoin and 1/10th of an Ether.6221