Trading volumes for ETH increased by 1,461% over the first half of 2020.
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.
Alongside Coinbase itself, the class action names CEO Brian Armstrong, CLO Paul Grewal, other top executives and several of its venture capital backers as defendants.29963
Coinbase’s e-commerce platform now offers a new way to spend Elon Musk’s favorite meme cryptocurrency.14140
CoinBurp is a CeFi trading platform with ambition plans to build a bridge from CeFi to De-Fi and become a major NFT-first crypto wallet.3326
Plaintiff alleges “deceptive ad campaign” cost Coinbase users millions of dollars.28678
Crypto is a “much-needed breath of fresh air” for those who believe that state solutions are often “inefficient, overpromise or underdeliver,” Brian Armstrong said.23984
Armstrong said he had spoken about China’s central bank digital currency with lawmakers and heads of federal agencies, believing it to be "a threat to U.S. reserve currency status long term."7334
Jack Mallers takes on Coinbase and its “asinine” trading fees.12038
Coinbase is looking to bolster its global presence, announcing it will focus on launching new products “in most countries by default” moving forward, including a crypto app store.10387
The announced yields represent the exchange increasing interest for USDC holders by more than 2,500% since it was lowered significantly last June.9681
Since January 2020, all crypto firms operating in the German market have required BaFin approval.5788
Coinbase has unveiled a new smart contract-analyzing tool dubbed “Solidify” to audit Ethereum smart contracts and DeFi clones.7320
Coinbase Custody will be used to further secure the cryptocurrency holdings of iTrustCapital clients.3216
Memes and fan tokens were the order of the day after a Coinbase Pro listing sent SHIB and CHZ to significant gains.19581
A breakout above $41,000 provoked selling near a key moving average but the move could just be a lower support retest.20523