Making sense of Coinbase’s post-settlement stock bump
Are markets warming up to the perspective of a more compliant Coinbase?
Coinbase reaches $100M settlement over background check failures
New York financial regulators have found that the popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase violated anti-money laundering laws by failing to conduct adequate background checks. Coinbase will pay a $50
India’s crypto tax pushing traders to foreign exchanges
India’s tax rules on crypto, which went into effect last April, have resulted in local exchanges ceding the lion’s share of the market to those operated by foreign players, according to a new repo
Coinbase launches asset recovery tool for unsupported Ethereum-based tokens
The new tool will help Coinbase's customers recover more than 4,000 unsupported Ethereum-based tokens mistakenly sent to wallets.
There’s still juice in the NFT market despite very real downturn
What does OpenSea's trading volume look like these days? Are other data points trending differently?
Why Robinhood and Coinbase gained ground after reporting earnings
Shares of Coinbase and Robinhood up? In this economy? Yes.
Coinbase and Polygon back new crypto advocacy group in India
Top crypto firms including Coinbase and Polygon are among the firms that have formed an industry body in India to promote dialogue between key stakeholders and drive awareness about web3, months after
A quick checkup on consumer fintech activity ahead of Q3 data
How healthy does the consumer fintech market look from a trading and investing perspective following the summer lull?
Sardine raises $51.5M led by a16z to sniff out fishy fintech transactions
As fintechs become more efficient, so too do fraudsters. “Faster instant payments mean faster fraud,” Sardine CEO and co-founder Soups Ranjan told TechCrunch. That’s the thesis behin
Lido, Coinbase, Kraken and Binance stake majority of ETH. Does that matter?
Ahead of the Merge, the four entities make up over 60% of the staked ETH.
The alternative asset class needs new infrastructure — who will build it?
Just as traditional alternatives are becoming a consistent part of the modern portfolio, a new era of alternative assets is emerging, fueling a broader and more fragmented landscape for investing.
‘The Merge’ could be good news for China’s Ethereum enthusiasts
When China banned cryptocurrency mining and trading, many saw it as putting an end to a burgeoning industry in the world’s second-largest economy. As it turned out, the country’s crypto i
Stack banks $2.7M to teach teens, parents about crypto
The app was designed with Gen Z in mind, a generation that will grow up with the blockchain and most likely own some kind of digital assets.
How the upcoming Ethereum Merge could change crypto’s rewards, costs and reputation
The long-awaited systemwide upgrade will, experts say, reduce the blockchain's energy consumption by about 99% by switching its transaction verification system away from "proof-of-work."
This Week in Apps: Twitter’s edit button, BeReal clones, Trump’s Truth Social gets blocked
Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. Global app spending reached $65 billion in th
It’s not a DAO, it’s a Koop: 21-year-old founder raises $5M for NFT fan engagement
Natalia Murillo was an undergraduate at the University of Southern California when a professor taught her about the cryptographic technique of zero-knowledge proofs. She’s been immersed in web3
Meta now lets you post your NFTs on both Facebook and Instagram
Meta announced today that it will now let users post their NFTs across both Instagram and Facebook. Users can connect their wallets like Rainbow, MetaMask, Trust Wallet, Coinbase Wallet and Dapper Wal
How many Coinbases is FTX worth?
Welcome to Chain Reaction, where we unpack and explain the latest in crypto news, drama and trends, breaking things down block by block for the crypto curious. For our Thursday episode focused on majo
Thirdweb raises $24M at a $160M valuation from Haun Ventures, Shopify and Coinbase for its web3 development kit
There’s been a lot of hype about “web3”, but the reality is that it’s still a largely nascent and fragmented concept, and that has led to web3 startups building platforms to en
US SEC Chair Gensler reiterates crypto stance, frustrating those seeking clarity
Some say the lack of requirements for the crypto industry leaves platforms to innovate in the dark.