15May/19

Coinbase Goes for Tether’s Throat, Catapults USD Coin Into 85 Countries

Given the widely publicized troubles faced by Tether (USDT), there is a massive opportunity for a competitor to wade into the stablecoin arena. It appears that Coinbase will be that adversary, asRead More…

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15May/19

Crypto Custodians Foresee Growth in Partnerships with Traditional Custodians

Alexandre Kech, CEO of Onchain Custodian, predicted that collaboration between crypto and traditional custodians will grow.  Kech’s remarks came during a panel called “Custody: The New Global Competitive Landscape,” part of ConsensusRead More…

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14May/19

Facebook Hires Two of Coinbase’s Former Compliance Managers

Facebook hired two Coinbase veterans to work in compliance this month, and at least one of them is involved with the social media giant’s blockchain effort. Jeff Cartwright left Coinbase in MarchRead More…

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10May/19

Crypto Heresy: Question Blockstream on Twitter and You’ll Be Blocked

Crypto Twitter (CT) is a grueling battleground between digital currency enthusiasts, company executives, maximalists, journalists, lawyers, and so-called thought leaders and luminaries. For instance, on May 8, reporter Larry Cermak posted dataRead More…

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08May/19

Bitstamp Hires Ex-Coinbase Trading Head to Court Wall Street Money

Bitstamp, one of the longest-running cryptocurrency exchanges, has hired a former Coinbase executive and Wall Street veteran as its new head of U.S. operations. Announced Wednesday, Hunter Merghart joined Bitstamp six monthsRead More…

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04May/19

Shocking! Coinbase’s Rocky Year Just Got Worse with CTO Departure

In what has already proven to be an extremely challenging 12 months for Coinbase is shows no signs of respite. The crypto exchange’s CTO announced his departure following roughly one year inRead More…

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04May/19

Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan Departs From the Firm

Chief technology officer at major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, Balaji Srinivasan, announced his departure from the company on Twitter on May 3. In his tweet, Srinivasan said that he had enjoyedRead More…

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01May/19

Coinbase Custody Now Supports Mainnet KIN Tokens

Coinbase Custody announced immediate support for the mainnet iteration of the KIN token today, April 30, 2019. As Cointelegraph previously reported, KIN is a cryptocurrency created by Canadian organization Kik Interactive ofRead More…

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