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Coinbase generated more operating profit from transaction fees than VC money
Coinbase, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the United States, has generated nearly $2 billion from transaction fees alone since its launch in 2012, CEO Brian Armstrong said.
Brave hits eight million monthly users, launches “Transparency” page for tracking growth metrics
Privacy-centric browser Brave has reached an all-time high of eight million monthly active users and released impressive statistics suggesting its crypto-incentivized advertising model is gaining traction.
Santander leads $14 million round in digital securities platform Securitize
Securitize, a blockchain-based digital securities platform, raised $14 million in its latest funding round.
Securitize gets approval from SEC to become first crypto securities record-keeper
San Fransisco-based digital securities issuing platform Securitize became the first “blockchain-focused agent” to get SEC approval. The company said this will enable the company to be an official keeper of records for all digital securities registered with the SEC, positioning it as a one-stop digital securities service provider, said the company to CryptoSlate.
Justin Sun’s “darkest moment”: apologizes for “over-marketing” TRON to Chinese authorities, then deletes apology
Drama around Justin Sun’s lunch with Warren Buffett continues.
Coinbase added 5 million new users in the last 10 months
Coinbase, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the United States, has on-boarded 5 million new users in the past 10 months and now claims to have over 30 million users.
Jack Dorsey’s open-source Bitcoin initiative makes its first hire
Jack Dorsey’s open-source Bitcoin initiative, Square Crypto, brings on a former Google project manager as its first hire.
Salesforce introduces blockchain platform based on Hyperledger
Salesforce, one of the world’s biggest providers of cloud solutions for businesses, launched its own blockchain platform.
Running Facebook GlobalCoin node will cost $10 million in licensing fees
GlobalCoin, Facebook’s own cryptocurrency, will reportedly be announced this month.
Coinbase President Asiff Hirji is second executive to leave firm this month
Asiff Hirji, president and chief operating officer at Coinbase, is the second high-profile departure at the crypto exchange this month.
Investors snap up Kraken stock in $10.2 million tokenized equity offering
Kraken, one of the oldest cryptocurrency exchanges, reached out to its customers via email offering them tokenized stock in the company.
Brave browser gaining impressive traction on Android, on par with Chrome
Among mobile web browsers downloads, Brave has pushed its way into third, narrowly behind Google Chrome by Play Store rankings.
Coinbase’s Balaji Srinivasan leaves after one year as CTO
Balaji Srinivasan appears to be leaving Coinbase after serving one year as chief technology officer.
Brave launches world’s first privacy-focused browser that pays users crypto to view ads
Web users can now get paid in Basic Attention Token (BAT) for viewing ads as Brave Technologies has launched its long-awaited ad platform which compensates users for watching ads.
Five upcoming crypto and blockchain events worth attending
Regardless of how cryptocurrency prices are performing in the open marketplace, there is much going on behind the scenes.
World’s 250th most visited website reveals BAT contributions—analysis whether Brave browser can replace ads
The Internet Archive, a San Francisco-based non-profit digital library—reported receiving $2,500 in Basic Attention Token (BAT) tips.
Coinbase CEO shares select growth metrics, suggests whole crypto industry is growing
Brian Armstrong shared a series of tweets indicating that multiple divisions of Coinbase were growing, including its Commerce, Earn, and Wallet services.
Coinbase Pro announces support for EOS (EOS), Maker (MKR), and Augur (REP)
On Monday, April 8, San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced the addition of EOS (EOS), Maker (MKR), and Augur (REP) to its professional trading platform, Coinbase Pro.