Tag: Coinbase

Coinbase Release Bitcoin Cash

Coinbase Launches BCH, Accusations of Insider Trading Abound

In a somewhat surprising move, cryptocurrency stalwart Coinbase suddenly listed bitcoin cash on their exchange earlier today. In addition to listing the new currency, all holders of bitcoin before the fork last summer now will have an equal amount of...

/ December 20, 2017
Coinbase hands IRS Data

The IRS Strikes: Coinbase Under Siege For Customer Info

In 2016, the United States IRS demanded that Coinbase provide them with information about all of their U.S. based customers, including their purchase histories. Coinbase refused. This year, the IRS is back on the hunt. This time, they are only...

/ November 30, 2017
What happens to Bitcoin Die

What happens to your Bitcoin when you die?

With Bitcoin first emerging in 2008, the world of cryptocurrency is still very much in its infancy. Due to the fast paced nature of the sector, the majority of people in the space tend not to look too far into...

/ November 28, 2017
Bitcoin Gold Is Here

Bitcoin Gold Is Here: Do the Pros Outweigh the Cons, or Vice Versa?

Bitcoin Gold (BTG)—the newly forked chain that just split off from the incumbent Bitcoin (BTC)—arrived in the crypto community on October 24th, 2017. We previously covered the announcement of the Bitcoin Gold fork earlier this month. It’s been a volatile...

/ October 25, 2017
Quantconnect Algorithmic Trading

Quantconnect Brings Algorithmic Trading to Cryptocurrencies

The opportunities that the GDAX exchange provides for crytpocurrency traders is immense. One of the latest announcements that comes from the exchange is that one can now integrate the platform with the popular algorithmic trading platform, Quantconnect. This will allow...

/ October 22, 2017
What is a Replay Attack

What is a Replay Attack

Part of the reason that the upcoming SegWit2X hardfork is so contentious is because it does not have protection against replay attacks. Many people are concerned about the prospect of a replay attack and how it could harm the integrity...

/ October 11, 2017
Charlie Lee Predicts Coinbase response

Charlie Lee Predicts Coinbase Reaction to SegWit2x

Given that there is a particularly big event approaching Bitcoin in November, one would expect the largest Bitcoin exchange to lay out how they will handle it. However, in the face of the possible SegWit2X hard-fork, Coinbase has been quite...

/ October 3, 2017
CFTC Investigating Ethereum Flash Crash

CFTC investigating Coinbase for Ether Flash Crash

Back in June, the price of Ethereum crashed falling from $317 to 10 cents for a few milliseconds on Coinbase. It managed to recover quickly and the exchange offered to reimburse those traders who were impacted by it. Now, the...

/ October 3, 2017