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  • Self-Custody, Explained
    Self-custody is the idea that an individual should be able to safeguard the private key to their crypto wallet without relying on a custodian to do it for them.This allows individuals to protect and control their assets instead of needing the assist…
    - 4 days ago 28 Jan 23, 7:21pm -
  • How to Set-up a Recurring Buy
    Timing the crypto market is tough, which is why some people use a strategy called Dollar Cost Averaging. Instead of buying in one lump sum, you spread out your purchases over a series of recurring buys.With, you can automate this popul…
    - 22 days ago 10 Jan 23, 5:23pm -
  • Donating in Crypto: How Charities are Embracing Digital Assets
    Whether it’s donating money, time or resources, the festive season offers a time to give back.Crypto donations have been steadily increasing over the past few years as global adoption increases, but what makes donating in crypto so attractive to b…
    - 23 days ago 10 Jan 23, 11:11am -
  • Bitcoin vs. Ethereum
    Holding the number one and two spots for overall market cap in cryptocurrency, Bitcoin and Ethereum are often compared against each other.There’s an ongoing debate over which cryptocurrency is better, but focusing on the individual tokens is only…
    - 26 days ago 6 Jan 23, 2:02pm -
  • Our top 5 crypto resolutions

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  • Crypto Security: A Beginner’s Guide
    Follow these steps to keep your crypto safe.Once you’ve decided to get into crypto, keeping your assets safe is one of the most important things you can do. We’re going to walk you through all of the best ways to protect your crypto.Seed Phrase…
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  • Product Highlights: 2022 in Review 2022 Product HighlightsAs one of the first crypto companies, we’ve been through multiple bull and bear market cycles.And, historically, bear markets are when we’ve done some of our best building.2022 was no different — here…
    - 36 days ago 28 Dec 22, 1:19pm -
  • Why do people buy bitcoin?
    Extreme fluctuations in the price of bitcoin often beg the question: Is BTC still worth buying?If you’re not familiar with Bitcoin, we recently published Bitcoin, Explained that shares the basics of Bitcoin and how it works.Here’s a quick reca…
    - 41 days ago 23 Dec 22, 1:46pm -
  • Survey Reveals Crypto Investors Are Cautiously Optimistic Heading into 2023
    In 2022, crypto hit a new level of mainstream awareness, for better or worse. Coming off the highs of a 2021 bull run where Bitcoin topped $69,000, we end the year with fewer players and many lessons for us all. Despite the ups and downs, Blockchain.…
    - 41 days ago 22 Dec 22, 4:30pm -
  • adds world-class leadership to its ranks
    Since 2011, has been one of the most trusted and widely used crypto platforms in the world. We’ve grown to 85 million wallets in more than 200 countries, thousands of institutional clients, and facilitated more than $1.2 trillion in…
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  • Dogecoin: Can Elon Musk’s McDonald’s Offer Give DOGE A ‘Happy’ Price?

    Dogecoin: Can Elon Musk’s McDonald’s Offer Give DOGE A ‘Happy’ Price?

    Dogecoin, the original memecoin, is currently showing a solid performance, retesting its current resistance which is at $0.09370. According to Coinhecko, the token is still up in all time frames with the biggest gains being made in the monthly time f…
    - 3 days ago 30 Jan 23, 6:44am -
  • Litecoin Price Prediction: Bullish Break To $120 Still In Sight

    Litecoin Price Prediction: Bullish Break To $120 Still In Sight

    Litecoin price extended its increase above the $90 zone against the US Dollar. LTC is rising and might attempt a fresh rally above the $100 resistance. Litecoin started a fresh increase above the $90 zone against the US Dollar. The price is now tradi…
    - 3 days ago 30 Jan 23, 5:41am -
  • Ethereum Price Hints At Potential Rally But This Resistance Is The Key

    Ethereum Price Hints At Potential Rally But This Resistance Is The Key

    Ethereum started another increase above the $1,620 resistance against the US Dollar. ETH is rising and might rally if it clears the $1,665 resistance zone. Ethereum is slowly moving higher above the $1,600 and $1,620 levels. The price is now trading…
    - 3 days ago 30 Jan 23, 4:48am -
  • Bitcoin Price Resumes Uptrend as The Bulls Aim The Key $25K Barrier

    Bitcoin Price Resumes Uptrend as The Bulls Aim The Key $25K Barrier

    Bitcoin price started another increase above the $23,000 resistance. BTC is rising and the bulls might aim a test of the $25,000 resistance zone. Bitcoin is gaining pace above the $23,500 resistance zone. The price is trading above $23,000 and the 10…
    - 3 days ago 30 Jan 23, 3:38am -
  • Fantom (FTM) Gains 39% In 7 Days Following Its Integration With Axelar Network

    Fantom (FTM) Gains 39% In 7 Days Following Its Integration With Axelar Network

    Fantom (FTM) has been one of the best-performing tokens of 2023, pulling off a series of impressive gains in the last few weeks. Following the market crash in late 2022, FTM began the new year trading as low as $0.2007, representing a 94.19% decline…
    - 4 days ago 29 Jan 23, 1:15pm -
  • Shiba Inu Observes Highest Rise In Burn Rate – Is This Normal?

    Shiba Inu Observes Highest Rise In Burn Rate – Is This Normal?

    SHIB token burn rates are seemingly rising on the Shiba Inu network. The current number of Shiba Inu burn trackers is quite surprising. However, data shows it is due to the degenerative performance of the SHIB burning machine. On-chain data shows tha…
    - 4 days ago 29 Jan 23, 11:03am -
  • AAVE Seeks Proposal To Clear Itself Of Bad Debt – Can It Overcome These Obstacles?

    AAVE Seeks Proposal To Clear Itself Of Bad Debt – Can It Overcome These Obstacles?

    The lending platform AAVE has been enjoying positive news lately. According to reports, AAVE has passed a governance proposal that would eradicate all bad debt it accumulated when Avraham Eisenberg, orchestrator of the Mango Markets exploit, targeted…
    - 4 days ago 29 Jan 23, 10:33am -
  • Litecoin (LTC) Displays Consolidation – Can We Expect A Reversal Soon?

    Litecoin (LTC) Displays Consolidation – Can We Expect A Reversal Soon?

    The Litecoin price has shown considerable recovery ever since it reached its bottom in December 2022. LTC secured almost 50% appreciation in January this year. Currently, however, the altcoin has witnessed a price pullback and is consolidating on its…
    - 4 days ago 29 Jan 23, 4:57am -
  • Digital assets got government support in 2022
    2022 was a disruptive year for crypto, but despite the market and industry turmoil surrounding cryptocurrencies, several forward-thinking countries took steps to embrace digital assets. Whether it is through legal recognition, clearer regulation or t…
    - 4 days ago 29 Jan 23, 4:17am -
  • Fasttoken (FTN) Secures Multi-Million Dollar Investment to Advance Its Web 3 Ecosystem
      Fastex raises $23.2 million in a token generation event (TGE) last week. Funds will be used in accelerating development and community growth. Fasttoken (FTN) is the utility token in Fastex’s expansive Web 3 ecosystem. Up-and-coming Web 3 ecosyst…
    - 4 days ago 28 Jan 23, 5:34pm -

Coinbase Blog

  • In response to the Wall Street Journal
    Tl:dr Earlier today, the Wall Street Journal published an article highlighting client-driven activities, which they seem to confuse with proprietary trading.Unlike many of our competitors, Coinbase does not operate a proprietary trading business or a…
    - 22 Sep 22, 10:56am -
  • Coinbase gains regulatory approval in the Netherlands
    Tl;Dr: Coinbase becomes the first major global crypto exchange to successfully register with the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank — DNB), allowing us to offer our crypto products and services to the Dutch market.By Nana Murugesan, Vic…
    - 22 Sep 22, 10:23am -
  • Coinbase Cloud launches platform for web3 developers
    Starting today, developers have free and instant blockchain API access with Node by Coinbase CloudTL;DR: Coinbase Cloud enables web3 developers to build their web3 applications with instant and reliable read/write blockchain access using Node.By Lu…
    - 21 Sep 22, 1:00pm -
  • What Web3 Identity Needs
    TL;DR: To create an open financial system for the world, we need to ensure web3 is usable by everyone. This means building an identity experience that’s intuitive, forgiving, and trustworthy, combining the best of web2 and web3. Our first step is t…
    - 20 Sep 22, 6:00pm -
  • Coinbase Exchange fee updates — September 2022
    Coinbase Exchange fee updates — September 2022On Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at approximately 5pm ET, Coinbase Exchange will implement a new fee structure to account for changes in global crypto trading volumes and asset prices, lowering the mo…
    - 19 Sep 22, 8:35pm -
  • Celer Bridge incident analysis
    Tl;dr: In this piece we share critical lessons about the nature of the Celer Bridge compromise, attacker on-chain and off-chain techniques and tactics during the incident, as well as security tips for similar projects and users. Building a better cry…
    - 9 Sep 22, 7:31pm -
  • Defending Privacy in Crypto
    Tl;dr: Coinbase is funding a lawsuit brought by six people challenging the U.S. Treasury Department’s sanctions of the Tornado Cash smart contracts and asking the Court to remove them from the U.S. sanctions list. The sanctions exceed Treasury’s…
    - 8 Sep 22, 2:27pm -
  • Sanctions Should Target Bad Actors. Not Technology.
    Tl;dr: Coinbase is funding a lawsuit brought by six people challenging the US Treasury Department’s sanctions of the Tornado Cash smart contracts and asking the Court to remove them from the U.S. sanctions list. The lawsuit explains that OFAC excee…
    - 8 Sep 22, 1:55pm -
  • How Coinbase Protects Users From Risky Assets
    By Dan Kim — Vice President, Business Development — Ecosystem and ListingsTl;dr: Coinbase reviews thousands of crypto tokens; around 90% never get considered for listing as they do not meet our strict requirements for protection against…
    - 6 Sep 22, 6:40pm -
  • Real-time reconciliation with Overseer
    Tl;dr: A common challenge with distributed systems is how to ensure that state remains synchronized across systems. At Coinbase, this is an important problem for us as many transactions flow through our microservices every day and we need to ensure t…
    - 6 Sep 22, 2:09pm -

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    • newRaw data vs information encoded in OP_RETURNs
      Imagine I want to fill the 80 bytes of OP_RETURN data with zeroes, so that the resulting data is 640 bits set to 0, or 160 hex digits set to 0.The data is 640 bits but the information encoded is much smaller, and can be represented with less data. I…
      - 11 hours ago 1 Feb 23, 3:10pm -
    • Does ordinal theory affect fungibility?
      I've read the ordinal theory post on Casey Rodarmor's blog and the article by pourteaux and I'm trying to wrap my head around ordinals and what they are exactly.Are ordinals just serial numbers attached to specific satoshis? Does this not affect the…
      - 2 days ago 30 Jan 23, 6:07pm -
    • Why CHECKMULTISIG bug can't be solved?
      I was reading Mastering Bitcoin and I read about a bug in CHECKMULTISIG. If the starting ideas of this command should work like this<Signature B><Signature C> M <Public key A><Public key B> N CHECKMULTISIGBut CHECKMULTISIG works like it needs an e…
      - 3 days ago 30 Jan 23, 1:45pm -
    • Should I keep my Lightning node data around after decomissioning?
      Let's say I have a Lightning node, and want to shut it down. All its channels have been closed, and its onchain wallet has been drained.Is there any reason why I'd want or need to keep some or part of its data directory around? If this were a Bitcoi…
      - 3 days ago 30 Jan 23, 1:15am -
    • Bitcoin P2P network: unable to receive the full block data (witness stripped off)
      I wrote a small script to play with the bitcoin P2P network.The script advertises itself as (NODE_NETWORK | NODE_WITNESS), and connects to a full node running on the LAN.Everything seems to work fine, except that the script only receives block data…
      - 3 days ago 29 Jan 23, 11:30pm -
    • Electrum private key sweep
      I'm trying to sweep private keys in Electrum but it asks to input: p2pkh:, p2wpkh: or p2wpkh-p2sh before the keys based on the address. I only have the keys but no address, how can I proceed with this safely?
      - 4 days ago 29 Jan 23, 11:28am -
    • What is the asm section of scriptSig
      I am trying to understand the output from bitcoin-cli. The sample transaction's txid is 061959f1a3360d3781a870b2d43f73f7105b194b22f3765fcb9b8f545f9c8317, from block 222,222.The asm section of scriptPubKey (i.e., OP_DUP OP_HASH160 28dce60cf7ba4d749af…
      - 4 days ago 29 Jan 23, 10:23am -
    • How do I setup an Esplora instance for local testing
      How can I setup a local instance of, for example to test/experiment with the Esplora backend for syncing BDK or LDK?
      - 5 days ago 27 Jan 23, 3:44pm -
    • How does one become a DNS seed for Bitcoin Core?
      How does the process work? Do Core devs add a DNS seed based on reputation or what?
      - 6 days ago 27 Jan 23, 12:56am -
    • Why doesn't the protocol allow unconfirmed transactions to expire at a given height?
      Transactions with low fees may remain in the mempool for as long as 14 days. This indeterminism is a source of confusion for users and wallets. It's not possible to cause a transaction in the mempool to expire (become invalid) at a certain time in th…
      - 6 days ago 26 Jan 23, 5:35pm -

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      • newBreaking: Bitcoin Breaks Above $24,000 For The First Time In 2023
        Bitcoin continues to see green across all short-time and medium-timeframes as the cryptocurrency reconquest lost territory. As of this writing, the BTC price stood above the significant psychological mark of $24,000 and seems ready to keep smashing r…
        - 1 hour ago 2 Feb 23, 12:44am -
      • newCardano (ADA) Maintains Bullish Streak, But How Are Holders Faring?
        Cardano (ADA) continues to see good momentum even after the broader crypto market seems to be slowing down over the last few days. However, despite the action that the altcoin is seeing, holders are not faring well as the vast majority of them are st…
        - 3 hours ago 1 Feb 23, 11:00pm -
      • newCrypto Wallets to Lose All Anonymity? Company Raises $7.5 Million To Make It Happen has raised $7.5 million to match crypto wallets to their owners using social media data. According to TechCrunch’s report, the company held a seed round led by Viola Ventures, Fabric Ventures, Mensch Capital Partners, and North Islan…
        - 6 hours ago 1 Feb 23, 7:30pm -
      • newHow You Can Prevent Hackers From Stealing Your NFTs
        The nonfungible token (NFTs) sector has increased in popularity in the past few years. The growing innovations in the Web3 space and the Metaverse attracted several participants to crave NFT collectibles. This growing interest can be backed by Junipe…
        - 8 hours ago 1 Feb 23, 6:00pm -
      • newAutomotive Giant Toyota Explores Polkadot Project To Increase Business Efficiency
        The Polkadot-based Astar Network recently announced the first web3 and blockchain hackathon sponsored by the Japanese Toyota Motor Corporation. HAKUHODO KEY3 company, co-founded by Astar and HAKUHODO, one of Japan’s largest advertising companies,…
        - 9 hours ago 1 Feb 23, 4:30pm -
      • newDogecoin Bullish Signal: On-Chain Activity Shows “Major Boost”
        Data shows Dogecoin has seen a major boost in its on-chain metrics recently, something that may be bullish for the meme coin’s price. Dogecoin Whale Transactions And Active Addresses Have Surged Recently According to data from the on-chain analytic…
        - 10 hours ago 1 Feb 23, 3:30pm -
      • newBitcoin Spot Volumes Remain Elevated Despite Price Stalling
        Data shows the Bitcoin spot trading volumes have remained at high values during the past week despite the price mostly moving sideways. Bitcoin Spot Trading Volumes Have Stabilized Above $10 Billion As per the latest weekly report from Arcane Researc…
        - 11 hours ago 1 Feb 23, 2:30pm -
      • newIf Ripple Wins Vs. SEC, XRP Price Could More Than Double – Here’s Why
        Attorney John E. Deaton scored a massively significant victory for the entire crypto industry, the XRP community as well as Ripple yesterday. As Bitcoinist reported, Deaton appeared as an amicus in the remedies hearing in the litigation between LBRY…
        - 12 hours ago 1 Feb 23, 1:30pm -

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