Coinbase Pro to Enable Chainlink Trading

Coinbase Pro will begin accepting inbound transfers of chainlink today in preparation for the rollout of full trading services for the cryptocurrency, according to a company statement. Once a sufficient supply of LINK is established on the platform, the company will phase in trading options for USD and ETH. The company said they will stage four transitions for each order book...

Coinbase Hit With Outage As Bitcoin Price Drops $1.8K in 15 Minutes

Crypto exchange Coinbase experienced a brief outage Wednesday afternoon, with both its website and API rendered temporarily inaccessible, as the price of bitcoin dropped more than $1,700 in the span of 15 minutes. According to Coinbase’s status page, the exchange reported major outages across its website, mobile apps and API, though its internal systems appeared to be functional during that period. When reached,...

Blockchain Startup Waves Updates Blockchain to Allow for DApps

Blockchain startup Waves has introduced an upgrade to its blockchain that enables decentralized applications (dApps) on the platform. The development was announced in a blog post published on June 25.The company has introduced a major update for its blockchain dubbed Waves Node 1.0, and released the mainnet of RIDE, that will purportedly allow the implementation of dApps on Waves. The firm claims...

CoinMarketCap Makes First-Ever Acquisition | Cointelegraph

CoinMarketCap, a major source of prices and volumetric data on crypto markets, has revealed plans for its first-ever acquisition in a press release shared with Cointelegaph on June 26The United States-based company is acquiring electronic crypto trading fund Hashtag Capital in order to expand its efforts within its Data Accountability & Transparency Alliance (DATA), an initiative launched in May 2019 to...

Chainalysis Appoints Former FinCen Officer as Technical Counsel

Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis has hired a former official from the United States Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and the Department of Justice as Chief Technical Counsel, according to a press release published on June 26Chainalysis has appointed Michael Mosier as its new Chief Technical Counsel. Mosier will now be responsible for legal expertise of Chainalysis products such as data privacy and...