Items tagged with Coinbase

When it comes to cryptocurrency exchanges, most of the news that we hear is regards to the latest hack attempt, where poor souls lose millions of dollars (usually never to be seen again). This Wild Wild West atmosphere in the cryptocurrency market has led many to doubt the sustainability of investing in Ethereum and Bitcoin. However, Coinbase is doing its best to help legitimize its cryptocurrency exchange in the eyes of investors with the hiring of veteran finance exec Jeff Horowitz. Horowitz served as the managing director and global head of compliance for Bank of New York Mellon Corp. subsidiary Pershing LLC. In his new role, Horowitz will serve as Coinbase's chief compliance... Read more...
Bitcoin just landed a big time partner in Dell, the third largest PC maker in the world and now the largest e-commerce merchant to accept the cryptocurrency. Dell doesn't get the distinction of being the first system builder to jump on the bandwagon, but with nearly $60 billion in annual sales, the OEM is by far bitcoin's biggest e-commerce coup. Coinbase is the bridge connecting the two, and with the third-party payment processor's integration, Dell is able to accept bitcoin payments from both its home consumer and small business clients in the U.S. To pay with bitcoin, you simply add items to your cart as you normally would and then select "Bitcoin" as the payment option. To celebrate the partnership,... Read more...