Coinbase Wallet to Feature Private Key Backup on Google Drive, iCloud

Coinbase Wallet users will soon be able to back up their private keys on personal cloud storage platforms Google Drive and Apple’s iCloud. The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange announced the news in a blog post Tuesday, saying that, in case users misplace their private keys or lose devices, they can use the new feature to […]

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Blockchain Analysis Links Hamas Fundraising to Coinbase Bitcoin Account

The Palestinian military-political group Hamas, which the U.S. government deems a terrorist organization, may be using the Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange for fundraising. Earlier this week, the Israeli blockchain analytics firm Whitestream identified several bitcoin wallet addresses referred to on official Hamas digital media channels in public requests for donations. One such appeal for bitcoin donations […]

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Coinbase Adds Crypto-to-Crypto Trading for Retail Customers

Coinbase users can begin trading cryptocurrencies directly with other cryptocurrencies, the exchange startup said Monday. The company is adding support for crypto-to-crypto trading for its retail customers, adding a feature that has long been available to professional cryptocurrency trading services, said product manager Anna Marie Clifton. Users on Coinbase.com, as well as the Android and […]

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Coinbase’s Chief Policy Officer Is Leaving for a Major VC Firm

U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is reportedly losing another senior executive. According to a Bloomberg report Wednesday, its chief policy officer, Mike Lempres, is leaving the firm to take on a new role at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. “As chief legal and risk officer during a time of tremendous growth for Coinbase, Mike was instrumental in […]

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