27 Jan '15, 12am

Coinbase opens first US bitcoin exchange

Bitcoin wallet operator Coinbase has opened the first regulated US exchange for the digital currency. The opening could provide a boost to the cryptocurrency, which has been hit hard by concerns about links to illegal activities and the collapse of a major bitcoin exchange last year. "With this launch, our goal is to bring increased stability to the bitcoin ecosystem," Coinbase said in a blog post on Monday. The company said that users in any of the 24 US states or territories supported by its US dollar wallet could begin trading immediately on Coinbase Exchange. There will be no trading fees for users making use of the new exchange until March 30, when the company will move to a "maker-taker" model, it said. The new exchange comes as bitcoin receives heightened scrutiny by investors and lawmakers alike, with the virtual currency undergoing dramatic value fluctuations and ...

Full article: http://www.zdnet.com/article/coinbase-opens-first-us-bitc...

Tweets

Coinbase Opens ‘First Licensed Bitcoin Exchange...

wired.com 26 Jan '15, 7pm

Thomas Trutschel/Photothek/Getty Images San Francisco bitcoin startup Coinbase has opened what it calls the country’s firs...

SF-based Coinbase has opened the "first license...

wired.com 26 Jan '15, 9pm

Thomas Trutschel/Photothek/Getty Images San Francisco bitcoin startup Coinbase has opened what it calls the country’s firs...

Coinbase Launches First U.S. Based Bitcoin Exch...

business2community.com 26 Jan '15, 11pm

Before the launch of Coinbase, bitcoin traders were forced to trade overseas, and many of the available options were prone...

First U.S. bitcoin exchange opens for business ...

usatoday.com 26 Jan '15, 2pm

First U.S. bitcoin exchange opens for business A Wall Street-backed bitcoin company has launched the first US-based bitcoi...

Coinbase's US Bitcoin Exchange Opens Doors to Traders

Coinbase's US Bitcoin Exchange Opens Doors to T...

coindesk.com 26 Jan '15, 3pm

Bitcoin services provider Coinbase officially launched its exchange product today to consumers in 24 states. The news foll...

Coinbase launches “first regulated Bitcoin exch...

arstechnica.com 26 Jan '15, 7pm

Further Reading Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp claims hack siphoned up to $5.2 million The UK-based firm investigates security ...

Coinbase

Coinbase

blog.coinbase.com 26 Jan '15, 2pm

Coinbase Launches First Regulated Bitcoin Exchange in the U.S. We’re happy to announce Coinbase Exchange , the first regul...

Coinbase Is Opening The First Regulated Bitcoin...

techcrunch.com 26 Jan '15, 3am

Fresh from scoring a massive $75 million funding round , bitcoin payment firm Coinbase has revealed that it will open the ...

Coinbase Is Opening The First Regulated Bitcoin...

techcrunch.com 26 Jan '15, 3am

Fresh from scoring a massive $75 million funding round , bitcoin payment firm Coinbase has revealed that it will open the ...

Coinbase to Open First U.S. Bitcoin Exchange

Coinbase to Open First U.S. Bitcoin Exchange

recode.net 26 Jan '15, 3am

These events, combined with the fact that bitcoins move through a peer-to-peer computer network outside of government cont...

Coinbase launches what it calls 'first regulate...

latimes.com 27 Jan '15, 3am

Coinbase on Monday launched what it describes as the first regulated exchange for bitcoins in the U.S., providing a jolt o...

Bitcoin's first licensed US exchange opens with...

engadget.com 26 Jan '15, 1pm

Virtual currency bitcoin is starting to get its act together. A startup funded with $106 million from the New York Stock E...

Bitcoin's first licensed US exchange opens with...

engadget.com 26 Jan '15, 12pm

Virtual currency bitcoin is starting to get its act together. A startup funded with $106 million from the New York Stock E...

Coinbase set to open first Bitcoin exchange in ...

thenextweb.com 26 Jan '15, 6am

Bitcoin wallet service Coinbase will launch the US’ first Bitcoin exchange later today, reports The Wall Street Journal . ...

Coinbase wins the race to launch the first regu...

pando.com 26 Jan '15, 4am

There are many details that we still do not know about the Coinbase exchange, but the news is already having a meaningful ...