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  • Chain of Events
    May 2021 NewsletterAnother month has come and gone. What has been up to this month? Let’s jump right in.ICYMI: Acquisitions + DOGEIn May, we announced the acquisition of AiX, a company that has built an impressive, AI-powered negot…
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  • Bitcoin history doesn’t repeat, but it often rhymes
    June Market OutlookWe had warned in prior newsletters earlier this year of clear signs the crypto market risked overheating.Indeed, we sounded the alarm bell in April here. And there were signs of trouble brewing as early as January-February (see h…
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  • Instant Transfers for GBP and EUR Customers via Open Banking
    Part of making crypto easy to use is to make it easy to transfer funds to your Wallet. That’s why our team has been heads down adding debit card support and Instant Transfers for US customers (via ACH). Today we’re rolling out Inst…
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  • to move U.S. HQ to Miami
    Today I joined Miami Mayor Francis Suarez to announce that is the first global crypto company to officially move its US HQ from New York City to Miami. It’s hard to ignore the “Miami Movement” that has attracted attention, talent…
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  • to sponsor Bitcoin 2021
    See you there?We’re excited to announce that we’re a sponsor of Bitcoin 2021, the first live crypto conference in over a year. It’s been quite a while since members of the crypto community have been able to gather in person, and we’re excite…
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  • Welcoming Lindsey Haswell as’s new Chief Legal and Administrative Officer
    Today I’m pleased to welcome Lindsey Haswell to Lindsey joins us as both our Chief Legal Officer and Chief Administrative Officer and will lead our legal, compliance and HR teams.Lindsey has extensive consumer-facing tech startup e…
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  • Trillions
    May Market OutlookAs the cryptoasset space powers well past the $2 trillion market value level many are wondering how much longer and higher prices can go?We continue to maintain an overall positive medium-term outlook for a number of reasons, incl…
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  • How to Interpret the Rise of Dogecoin (DOGE)?
    This is an excerpt from our May Market Outlook.There have been four major cryptoasset bull market cycles: 2011, 2013, 2017, and the present one.As a company that has been operating in the crypto space since 2011, we’ve been around the block (har)…
    - 33 days ago 11 May 21, 7:46pm -
  • Dogecoin now available on
    For those of you who have been banging down our doors with excitement about Dogecoin, we have our response: Fine, we’ll add it! No this is not a joke.There are so many things to say about Dogecoin, but we’ll keep this brief. While it was launche…
    - 39 days ago 6 May 21, 2:20pm -
  • May the fourth be with you
    Happy Star Wars Day 🌒If you think about it, the internet is kind of like the Outer Rim. The currencies have similarities. FIAT currencies in the real world are like Republic Credits while crypto currencies, quickly becoming the currency of the in…
    - 40 days ago 4 May 21, 3:36pm -

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    • newWhy This Bitcoin Price Pattern Spells Short Term Pain For BTC

      Why This Bitcoin Price Pattern Spells Short Term Pain For BTC

      Bitcoin has held critical support after a move to the downside on Friday and trades at $37,539. A good old weekend pump has brought it back from the mid-zone of the $30,000 range and now it might make a push towards $38,000. In the short term, reclai…
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    • Nvidia CEO Huang: “Ethereum Is Going To Be Quite Valuable”

      Nvidia CEO Huang: “Ethereum Is Going To Be Quite Valuable”

      If you weren’t sure the stance for Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang when it comes to Ethereum’s upcoming shift to proof-of-stake, no need to question it further. Huang is clearly optimistic about Ethereum’s future. In an online-only Computex event, he f…
      - 1 day ago 12 Jun 21, 10:45pm -
    • Cardano Deploys First Simple Smart Contract On AlonzoBlue Testnet

      Cardano Deploys First Simple Smart Contract On AlonzoBlue Testnet

      Cardano (ADA) has maintained part of its profits from the pre-crash weeks. At the time of writing, the fifth cryptocurrency by market cap trades at $1,50 with moderate losses in the weekly chart. ADA moves with the general market sentiment, undecided…
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    • A New Era of Crypto: Digital Switchover 2.0
      As cryptocurrencies begin to cement themselves into the wider financial system thanks to growing interest from previously wary institutional investors and blockchain technology’s increasing integration into our everyday lives, the way is being grad…
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    • Why Bitcoin Could Slingshot Back To Lows Before Gaining Momentum

      Why Bitcoin Could Slingshot Back To Lows Before Gaining Momentum

      Bitcoin price is making its best attempt yet to climb back above $40,000 since the big crash in May. Thus far, the phrase “sell in May and go away” has worked like a charm, and it could take longer before buying coins back again is a profitable s…
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    • May The Best Money Win? How Anti Bitcoin Countries React To Its Expansion

      May The Best Money Win? How Anti Bitcoin Countries React To Its Expansion

      An opposite reaction to the “Bitcoin Law” passed by El Salvador and to its growing adoption was to be expected. Mainstream media has been replicating news on BTC alleged negative environmental impact, its use for illicit activities, and others. H…
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    • Zort Launches a Token That Powers Its Automated Trading Platform
      Having a successful investing career in cryptocurrencies is quite hard. Even if you are a seasoned trader in Forex, commodities, or any other traditional market, you will find crypto to be a completely different animal. Many reasons account for this.…
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    • BNY Mellon’s James Taylor Takes Up New Role with Unizen Exchange
      James Taylor, one of the leading lights at BNY Mellon, has quit his role at the global bank to take up a new position in crypto. All of Talyor’s business acumen accrued from years on the job will feed into his role with Unizen, where he will assume…
      - 3 days ago 11 Jun 21, 12:06pm -
    • Will Bitcoin Mining Backed Volcano Bonds Be Enough To Ward Off The IMF?

      Will Bitcoin Mining Backed Volcano Bonds Be Enough To Ward Off The IMF?

      El Salvador passed a bill making Bitcoin legal tender this week, putting it on equal footing with the country’s official national currency, the U.S dollar. While this was celebrated as a victory for Bitcoin, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ha…
      - 3 days ago 11 Jun 21, 12:00pm -
    • TA: Ethereum Revisits $2,400, Here’s What Could Trigger More Downsides

      TA: Ethereum Revisits $2,400, Here’s What Could Trigger More Downsides

      Ethereum failed to surpass $2,600 and started a fresh decline against the US Dollar. ETH price is holding the $2,400 support, but it is likely to face sellers near $2,550. Ethereum made two attempts to gain strength above $2,625, but failed. The pric…
      - 3 days ago 11 Jun 21, 5:58am -

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    • Gitcoin (GTC), Enzyme Token (MLN) and Amp (AMP) are now available on Coinbase
      Starting today, Gitcoin (GTC), Enzyme (MLN) and Amp (AMP) are available on and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase customers can now trade, send, receive, or store GTC, MLN and AMP in all Coinbase-supported regions, with the e…
      - 3 days ago 10 Jun 21, 8:02pm -
    • Gitcoin (GTC), Enzyme (MLN) and Amp (AMP) are launching on Coinbase Pro
      Starting Today Tuesday, June 8, transfer GTC, MLN and AMP into your Coinbase Pro account ahead of trading. Support for GTC, MLN and AMP will generally be available in Coinbase’s supported jurisdictions with the exception of GTC in New York. GTC, ML…
      - 4 days ago 10 Jun 21, 1:39pm -
    • Culture at Coinbase
      The following cultural tenets describe how we treat each other and operate day-to-day at Coinbase. Outlining our culture helps everyone — from candidates to new leaders to veteran employees — understand how we interact and get work done i…
      - 4 days ago 9 Jun 21, 7:24pm -
    • Tips on how to best secure your crypto
      By Matt Muller, Head of Security Operations, CoinbaseAs crypto trading becomes increasingly mainstream, our Security team here at Coinbase has seen cybercriminals getting even more creative and persistent in their attempts to steal assets. While that…
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    • Now use your Coinbase Card with Apple Pay® and Google Pay™

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    • Dogecoin (DOGE) is now available on Coinbase
      Starting today, Coinbase supports Dogecoin (DOGE) on and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase customers can now buy, sell, convert, send, receive, or store DOGE in all Coinbase-supported regions. DOGE trading is also supported…
      - 10 days ago 3 Jun 21, 8:50pm -
    • Coinbase Announces Partnership with the Institute For the Future, University of Nicosia
      Coinbase has an ambitious mission to increase economic freedom in the world. By leveraging blockchain technology and digital currencies, we’re building an open financial system, in which capital flows through open-source protocols that are faster,…
      - 10 days ago 3 Jun 21, 5:36pm -
    • The journey to Data 3.0
      by Michael Li, VP of Data at CoinbaseData is a gold mine for a company. If managed well, it provides the clarity and insights that lead to better decision-making at scale, in addition to an important tool to hold everyone accountable.However, most c…
      - 11 days ago 2 Jun 21, 11:36pm -
    • Dogecoin (DOGE) is launching on Coinbase Pro
      Starting Today Tuesday June 1, transfer DOGE into your Coinbase Pro account ahead of trading. Support for DOGE will generally be available in Coinbase’s supported jurisdictions. Trading will begin on or after 9AM Pacific Time (PT) Thursday June 3,…
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    • Coinbase Exchange unlocks Stable Pair trading
      Coinbase’s mission is to increase economic freedom in the world. An open financial system will provide better access to financial services for everyone, and enable greater economic freedom for individuals and businesses. A core part of making this…
      - 13 days ago 1 Jun 21, 3:30am -

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    • How many BTC transactions happened in 2019?
      I'm interested in a comparison between different blockchains and payment networks.Bitcoin has a block time of around 10 minutes, so there should be roughly 52,560 blocks in one year. However, the number of transactions per block varies.Is the numbe…
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    • How to accept donation correctly?
      Imagine a web page that wants to accept Bitcoin donations. A naive approach is to provide a single address on the page and that's it. The problem here is that the address is known to everyone and if the money ever moves, the address is being reused f…
      - 1 day ago 12 Jun 21, 6:43pm -
    • Where are transaction fees specified?

      Where are transaction fees specified?

      I've recently looked up the exact format of a transaction and came up with this (source with explanation):However, this seems not to include transaction fees. Are they not part of the transaction? Or do they have a special output lock script that b…
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    • Will P2TR make P2WSH obsolete?
      Assuming users have upgraded their wallets to handle P2TR outputs and trust the validation rules of P2TR, would there be any advantage of using P2WSH over P2TR?
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    • Creating a complex raw transaction
      I'm using createrawtransaction to get a complex transaction of 2 inputs and two outputs as discussed here: -regtest createrawtransaction ''' [ { "txid": "'$UTXO…
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    • How do the fees for taproot transactions compare to P2WPKH?
      How would the most basic taproot transactions (not involving scripts) compare to P2WPKH transactions in terms of vbytes or fees?
      - 3 days ago 11 Jun 21, 8:41am -
    • Are the witnesses segregated with Schnorr signatures?
      SegWit fixed transaction malleability by just moving the signature out of the block of data that's being hashed to form the transaction id.However, Schnorr does not suffer from signature malleability (…
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    • Possible amount of signatures with MuSig
      With MultiSig, up to 20 signatures may be used in a treshhold signature scheme (What are the limits of m and n in m-of-n multisig addresses?).As far as I understand, there should be no hardcoded limit with MuSig, as to the Blockchain every scheme wo…
      - 3 days ago 11 Jun 21, 7:47am -
    • How are derivation paths stored and regenerated for HD wallets?
      HD wallets create derivation paths for generated keys. But if you need to regenerate these keys with your seed or master key, where do you get the derivation paths? I don't see how they can be stored in the seed somehow. Does a wallet bruteforce deri…
      - 3 days ago 11 Jun 21, 6:15am -
    • Delay of a revocable transaction in the Lightning Network
      The Lightning Network Whitepaper describes the concept of Revocable Sequence Maturity Contracts (RSMC), which allows a commitment transaction to be revoked during a predefined delay after the channel gets closed unilaterally. As I understand, this me…
      - 5 days ago 9 Jun 21, 1:05pm -

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    • NFT Game Chainbinders by Doki Doki Raised $5 Million in Under Two Hours
      The Chainbinders game based on a liquid NFT economy has attracted over $5 million in investments over the first two hours of its liquidity generation event. A total of $3.8 million equivalent in the game’s native BND utility tokens were sold in und…
      - 61 days ago 13 Apr 21, 6:58pm -
    • Daily Bitcoin Transaction Volume Thriving, Nears Milestone $10 Billion
      Bitcoin price is booming but there’s still the same old argument that remains: “nobody uses the top cryptocurrency for actual transactions.” While the claim has long been solid due to the asset acting more so as a store of value, daily transac…
      - 61 days ago 13 Apr 21, 3:12pm -
    • DeFi Is Changing: And It’s for the Better
      As the term suggests, decentralized finance is the rapidly growing field of decentralized financial tools and platforms — many of which provide access to crucial services that are scarcely available in many regions. As a rapidly growing industry,…
      - 62 days ago 13 Apr 21, 11:36am -
    • The Simplest Bitcoin Analysis as BTC/USD Refreshes Milestone High
      A quick look into the world’s leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin and what’s ahead for it as it achieves another lifetime high. And So It Goes, And So It Goes In retrospect, the BTC/USD exchange rate reached $62,750 ahead of the European opening bell…
      - 62 days ago 13 Apr 21, 9:28am -
    • Bitcoin Price Breaches $61,000 Ahead of Key Inflation Figures; What’s Next?
      Key Bitcoin Price Outlook The bitcoin price briefly surged above $61,000 on Tuesday. The climb surfaced as a part of an upside weekly session, as traders’ appetite for safe-havens surged ahead of key US inflation data. Technically, the cryptocurren…
      - 62 days ago 13 Apr 21, 7:41am -
    • Unicly To Allow Users To Combine, Fractionalize, And Trade NFTs With Guaranteed Liquidity
      Capitalizing on blockchain technology, Unicly is deploying a novel protocol to fractionalize and pool liquidity for NFTs, allowing users to own portions of collections and resell them as fungible tokens. A New Means To Combine And Split NFT Collectio…
      - 62 days ago 12 Apr 21, 5:50pm -
    • Easy As Pi: Bitcoin Indicator Says The Top Is In
      Bitcoin price has finally closed a weekly candle over $60,000 on Binance for the first time in the asset’s history, marking the highest weekly close ever. However, just as such a moment is realized, a highly accurate top-sniping indicator with a th…
      - 63 days ago 12 Apr 21, 2:02pm -
    • Top Blockchain “Easter Egg” Projects to Look Out For
      The crypto market has been experiencing an unparalleled amount of growth over the course of the last few months, as is best highlighted by the fact that since the start of 2021, the total amount of money that has made its way into the blockchain spac…
      - 63 days ago 12 Apr 21, 12:45pm -
    • Raze Network Kicks Off Initial DEX Offering on Bounce, Poolz and DuckStarter
      $RAZE is designed as a utility token to represent participation and accelerate growth in the Raze Network ecosystem Raze Network, a Substrate-based cross-chain privacy protocol for the Polkadot ecosystem, is set to launch its Initial DEX Offering (ID…
      - 63 days ago 12 Apr 21, 8:39am -

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