カテゴリー: Brian Armstrong

Why Institutional Money Is Coming and What This Means for Bitcoin

Why Institutional Money is Coming and What This Means for BitcoinInstitutional money is coming. At least that’s been the refrain from desperate cryptocurrency traders for the past six months, praying for an influx of new fiat to shore up prices and float their alt bags. But is it really the case that institutional investors are waiting on the sidelines for the right framework to buy […]

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Coinbase Founder Launches Cryptocurrency Fueled Charity ‘Givecrypto’

Coinbase Founder Launches Cryptocurrency Fueled Charity 'Givecrypto'On June 27 the CEO and co-founder of Coinbase, Brian Armstrong, announced the launch of a new cryptocurrency powered charity called Givecrypto.org. Armstrong says he’s always believed in the power of cryptocurrency funded philanthropy and explains the new nonprofit is all about empowering, educating, and elevating global communities.   Also read: Cryptocurrency Firm Circle Sees Institutional […]

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Coinbase Unveils Plans to Enter the Japanese Market

Coinbase Unveils Plans to Enter the Japanese MarketOne of the largest US cryptocurrency companies, Coinbase, has unveiled its plans to enter the Japanese market in order “to accelerate the global adoption of cryptocurrency.” The company has been in talks with the country’s financial regulator to ensure compliance. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Coinbase Opens Office in Japan Coinbase […]

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Coinbase Remains the Most Successful and Important Company in the Crypto Industry

Coinbase Remains the Most Successful and Important Company in the Crypto IndustryOn its 6th birthday, Coinbase received high praise from Shapeshift’s Erik Voorhees. He Tweeted, “Coinbase remains the most successful and important company in the crypto industry.” Arguably, that is very much the case. The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange with its barebone menu of offerings, combined with its easy user-interface and relatively smooth onboarding (almost no […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: Hypertokenization

This Week in Bitcoin: HypertokenizationYou’ve heard of hyberbitcoinization: how bitcoin could one day replace hyper-inflated fiat currencies. Now say hello to its lesser companion, hypertokenization: the idea that there should be a token for everything. Like salt and pepper, tokens are best enjoyed in moderation, but if the top stories from This Week in Bitcoin are an indicator, we […]

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ERC20 Tokens Surge Ahead of New Coinbase Listings

ERC20 Tokens Surge Ahead of New Coinbase ListingsCoinbase is poised to list its first new crypto assets of 2018 and one coin that’s unlikely to make the list is ripple. The U.S. exchange, whose CEO Brian Armstrong is known for his love of all things ethereum, has all but confirmed that its next additions will be ERC20 tokens. 0x and REP (Augur’s […]

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Ripple Soars Then Plunges off Coinbase Rumors – Again

Ripple Soars Then Plunges off Coinbase Rumors – AgainIn times of economic uncertainty, bitcoin flourishes. In times of high fees, litecoin prospers. And in times of Coinbase rumors, ripple shines. Today was one such day. In a repeat of December, January, and every other month, XRP has been linked with Coinbase, the altcoin rose rapidly in value on March 5…only to sink once […]

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Class Action Complaint Accuses Coinbase of ‘Insider Trading’

Class Action Complaint Accuses Coinbase of 'Insider Trading'A class action lawsuit was filed against Coinbase this past Thursday on March 1 accusing the exchange of ‘insider trading’ for the bitcoin cash launch last December. The complaint filed by the plaintiff is demanding a jury trial for losses incurred on behalf of himself and the other customers involved. Also read: Markets Update: Crypto Markets […]

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Forbes’ Inaugural Crypto Rich List Is Crass Yet Compelling

Forbes’ Inaugural Crypto Rich List Is Crass Yet CompellingOgling the fortunes of the filthy rich is a popular pastime with the poorer segments of society. It’s been that way for centuries, with 1849 marking the debut of Who’s Who, a 250-page guide “of living noteworthy and influential individuals, from all walks of life, worldwide.” In more recent years, Forbes has picked up the […]

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Coinbase Is Adding Segwit Support

Coinbase Is Adding Segwit SupportAfter months of prevarication, Coinbase has announced that it will add Segwit support to its bitcoin wallets. The much anticipated and long overdue move will go some way towards reducing transaction fees for users of Coinbase and GDAX, assuming it follows suit. Coinbase has come in for repeated criticism over the inefficient way it handles […]

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