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Data Provider Messari Closes $4 Million Funding Round

Data provider Messari has closed a $4 million funding round led by Uncork Capital with new participation from Coinbase Ventures and former Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan, according to a statement from the New York-based firm. As part of the deal, Uncork’s founder Jeff Clavier was named to Messari’s board of directors. Uncork joins existing Messari …

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Coinbase Will Now Reward Users for Holding This Cryptocurrency

Coinbase is for the first time allowing general users to earn rewards by simply holding cryptocurrency, starting with the Tezos (XTZ) token. In a company blog Wednesday, Coinbase said U.S. customers (bar residents of Hawaii and New York) can now stake the smart contract platform’s crypto with an estimated five percent annual return. Tezos uses an …

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Deribit to Pay Users $1.3M After Bitcoin Price ‘Flash Crash’ to $7.7K

Cryptocurrency futures and options exchange Deribit says it will use its own money to refund users affected by an exchange rate miscalculation. In a tweet on Nov. 1, Deribit recognized its role in the error, which occurred on Thursday and resulted in Bitcoin (BTC) trading at around $7,700. Deribit: crash caused by “outlier” value This, …

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Bitcoin Price Slides 2% After Deribit, Coinbase Flash Crash

Another flash crash has occurred for bitcoin (BTC), this time appearing on the Coinbase Pro and Deribit exchanges. At 19:55 UTC on Oct. 31, BTC’s spot price dipped from $9,260 to $9,055 in quick succession on Coinbase’s exchange for professional traders. An hour later, Deribit, a futures and options exchange for BTC, saw futures prices …

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Coinbase Generated Nearly $2 Billion in Transaction Fees Since 2012

At Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said that Coinbase has generated close to $2 billion in transaction fees since it launched in 2012. On Oct. 23, the co-founder and CEO of major United States cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase told Vanity Fair that technology has always been the focus of …

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Telegram’s TON Launch and Token Distribution — All the Details to Date

In just the last few months, the entire landscape of the crypto industry has changed. Innovation once came from within, with a number of early influencers earning god-like status among the crypto community. In 2019, the industry is marching to a very different tune, with tech companies expanding their influence out of their respective sectors …

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Coinbase CEO: Senate’s Pressure on Libra Association Is ‘Un-American’

Coinbase CEO has criticized United States’ senators for asking Stripe, Mastercard and Visa to leave Facebook’s crypto project Libra. “Something feels very un-American about this” After U.S. Senators Brian Schatz and Sherrod Brown apparently pressured the payment giants to leave Libra, Brian Armstrong, co-founder and CEO of major U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase, called the action …

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Coinbase Receives E-Money License From the Central Bank of Ireland

</header> <strong>Coinbase has secured a new legal foothold in Europe. The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange has received an e-money license from the Bank of Ireland, which it can potentially use to continuing serving its customers across the continent, in case Brexit causes any disruptions.<br></strong> Also Read: Gartner: Corporate Blockchain Won’t Take Off for Another Decade …

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Coinbase Gets E-Money License In Ireland, Expanding European Foothold

Coinbase is expanding its European foothold with an e-money license from the Central Bank of Ireland. “One of just a few companies” On Oct. 11, Zeeshan Feroz, the CEO of the United Kingdom arm of San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, announced that the exchange had become “one of just a few companies,” to have received …

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Coinbase Pro Releases iOS Mobile App, Promising Usability and Mobility

Major American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched a mobile app for its professional trading platform Coinbase Pro.  Coinbase introduced the app in an Oct. 10 announcement. It provides access to more than 50 trading pairs for users in over 100 countries, and generally duplicates the platform’s features including real-time candles, depth charts, order books and …

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