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Coinbase’s crypto debit card is launching in the U.S. and lets users earn back bitcoin

Coinbase’s crypto debit card is launching in the U.S. and lets users earn back bitcoin

Crypto exchange Coinbase is launching a Visa debit card in the U.S. next year.  Sharing the news with The Block on Wednesday, Coinbase said it opened up a waitlist for U.S. customers who wish to get the card and will start distributing them “in the first half of next year.” Debit cards for Coinbase customers …

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Crypto Long & Short: Coinbase's 'Apolitical' Stance Isn't Nearly as Simple as It Sounds

Crypto Long & Short: Coinbase’s ‘Apolitical’ Stance Isn’t Nearly as Simple as It Sounds

As if the ructions of the year aren’t giving us enough cause to re-examine things we thought we understood, now we find ourselves questioning what a company is for, and what role it should occupy in society and in employees’ lives.  Earlier this week, Coinbase co-founder and CEO Brian Armstrong published a post in which …

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Uniswap’s monthly trade volume exceeded Coinbase’s in September

Uniswap’s monthly trade volume exceeded Coinbase’s in September

Market data collected by The Block Research shows that, for the first time, Uniswap’s monthly trade volume exceeded that of crypto exchange Coinbase.  During September, Uniswap saw approximately $15.4 billion in volume — making up 65% of the total reported by DEXs for that month, which was $23.5 billion. By comparison, Coinbase reported $13.6 billion …

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Coinbase’s former top lawyer sold $4.6 million in stock when he left the exchange for OCC

Coinbase’s former top lawyer sold $4.6 million in stock when he left the exchange for OCC

Brian Brooks, the former chief legal officer of Coinbase, liquidated $4.6 million worth of stock options when he left the cryptocurrency exchange in March for a top role at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). Bloomberg reported the news on Tuesday, citing Brooks’ financial disclosures filed with the government. Besides the stock …

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