Bitcoin Bros’ Silence to Coinbase Ban of Milo Yiannopoulos Is Deafening

By CCN: Bitcoin evangelists’ silence in the face of Coinbase banning gay Jewish conservative activist Milo Yiannopoulos is deafening. Their refusal to condemn the ban undercuts the myth of crypto as a foil to traditional banking institutions. If anything, bitcoin bros’ collective silence suggests that the crypto community is little more than a cheap knockoff …

Why Does Crypto Giant Coinbase Keep Shooting Itself in the Foot?

Coinbase is the most popular U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange. The company boasts more accounts than the likes of Charles Schwab. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has the ambitious goal for Coinbase to become the “Google of crypto,” suggesting that its relevance to Web 3.0 could rival that of the internet search giant’s stamp on the early version …

$8 Billion Coinbase Faces Backlash for Latest Acquisition

Bitcoin exchange giant Coinbase has acquired Chainalysis competitor Neutrino in an effort to enhance its compliance efforts and regulatory relationships. Neutrino uses blockchain analytics to identify potential money laundering or other illegal transactions on the blockchain. Until its acquisition, it was one of a few companies growing in the space of analyzing blockchains. Its work mainly …

How Do World’s Largest Crypto Exchanges Store Funds? Avoiding QuadrigaCX’s $190M Disaster

Canada’s largest crypto exchange QuadrigaCX lost more than $190 million worth of user funds and is unable to reimburse its users. As CCN reported on February 1, the founder and CEO of QuadrigaCX passed away in India with sole control over the company’s cold wallets containing more than $150 million in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and …

Coinbase Exec. Unpacks the Company’s About-Face on Crypto Listings

Coinbase Vice President Dan Romero has given reasons behind the platform’s recent announcement that it is exploring support for dozens of new cryptocurrency assets, arguably in contrast to its long-cautious approach to supporting individual crypto tokens. Speaking recently to Linda Shin on an episode of the Unchained podcast, he delved into the factors that predicated …

Crypto Exchange Coinbase ‘Exploring’ Support for Ripple (XRP)

After months of waiting, the hopes and dreams of ripple (XRP) investors may finally be realized — at some point in the near future, anyway. Yes, XRP fans, crypto exchange Coinbase has confirmed that it is exploring adding support for the second-largest cryptocurrency to its platform. The San Francisco-based Coinbase announced the move on Friday …

Bitcoin Cash Price Drops 12% to All-Time Low at $190, What’s Causing it?

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Since November 7, the Bitcoin Cash price (BCH) has dropped from $640 to $190, by more than 70 percent. Prior to the hash power war between Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Cash SV, a camp led by CoinGeek, Calvin Ayre, and Craig Steven Wright, the price of BCH plunged from $640 to around $450. …

A Billion People Will Be Using Cryptocurrency in 5 Years: Coinbase CEO

The world of money is revolutionizing in front of our eyes. Cryptocurrency is creating new paradigms for alternative payment systems and decentralized banking. There is no doubt that the user adoption of various cryptocurrencies is rapidly increasing. The cryptocurrency industry has become more fluid as the borders between it and mainstream finance continue to blur. …