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  • Up Close With Coinbase Exchange

    Up Close With Coinbase Exchange

    It’s been a few days since Coinbase launched its official Exchange, a dashboard for active bitcoin traders that lets you buy and sell based on real-time pricing. I thought I’d sit down and put it through its paces and see just how usable this tool was for the average BTC fan, as well as folks who might want to add BTC to their trading regimen. Read More

  • Bitcoin’s Price Falls Further Amid Record Transaction Volume

    Bitcoin’s Price Falls Further Amid Record Transaction Volume

    You can purchase a bitcoin for just over $185 at the moment, a price that is down nearly 8 percent in the last hour, and 46.7 percent in the last month. Of course, you can pick any price timeframe you want, but it’s fair to say that bitcoin’s dollar value has had a rough time of it in recent days. Read More

  • Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Shares His Vision For The Future Of Bitcoin

    Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Shares His Vision For The Future Of Bitcoin

    Right after opening its doors to Europe, Coinbase co-founder and CEO Brian Armstrong joined Alex Wilhelm on stage today at TechCrunch Disrupt Europe to discuss the future of bitcoin. The conversation covered everything happening right now around bitcoin, from regulatory issues to bitcoin’s price downfall, merchant adoption and new innovative bitcoin use cases. Read More

  • Join Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong In Two Weeks At Disrupt Europe

    Join Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong In Two Weeks At Disrupt Europe

    Bitcoin is a global phenomenon, growing from mathematical curiosity to possible threat to the world’s currency system in a few short years. Coinbase has recently been at the center of the bitcoin boom. Flush with more than $30 million in venture capital, the company has big plans. Joining the TechCrunch crew at Disrupt London 2014 in under two weeks is Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong. Read More

  • Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations With Coinbase

    Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations With Coinbase

    Wikipedia, the decentralized community-powered encyclopedia, is now accepting donations in bitcoin, the decentralized community-powered cryptocurrency. The Wikimedia Foundation partnered with Coinbase to process the donations. Also new today, Coinbase will waive processing fees for all registered non-profits. Today’s news shouldn’t come as a surprise. Back in March, Wikipedia… Read More

  • Overstock.com Exceeds $1M In Bitcoin Transactions In Two Months

    Overstock.com Exceeds $1M In Bitcoin Transactions In Two Months

    Surprise! People have bitcoins and want to spend them, a fact that Overstock.com quickly discovered after they started accepting bitcoin payments. “We did not expect to hit this milestone so quickly,” states Overstock.com Chairman and CEO Patrick M. Byrne. “Bitcoin customers are good customers, and we’re pleased to provide them this service.” Overstock.com… Read More

  • Marketplace Payments Startup Balanced Partners With Coinbase And Adds Bitcoin Support

    Marketplace Payments Startup Balanced Partners With Coinbase And Adds Bitcoin Support

    Payments platform Balanced has been gradually adding features to enable marketplaces to accept and make payments out to their users. Today the company is announcing that it’s integrated with Coinbase and will allow its customers to accept Bitcoin. Read More

  • Coinbase Raises $25M Led By Andreessen Horowitz To Build Its Bitcoin Wallet And Merchant Services

    Coinbase Raises $25M Led By Andreessen Horowitz To Build Its Bitcoin Wallet And Merchant Services

    Coinbase has raised $25 million in a Series B round led by Andreessen Horowitz in the largest funding to date for a company focused on the Bitcoin digital currency. Existing investors Union Square Ventures and Ribbit Capital also participated. Coming out of Y Combinator last year, Coinbase provides a wallet and payment processor for merchants, analogous to what PayPal created a decade ago… Read More

  • How Does Apple Really Feel About Bitcoin?

    How Does Apple Really Feel About Bitcoin?

    Over the past couple of months, there have been a few Bitcoin app rejections by Apple that have made some waves. First, the venture-backed startup Coinbase had its app removed entirely from the App Store. Today, a blog post from peer-to-peer messaging and payments app Gliph highlights its own rejection and the subsequent removal of its ability to transact in Bitcoin. Gliph’s Rob… Read More