blog.coinbase.com Archives - 27 August 2015, Thursday

  • How Premise Uses Bitcoin to Collect Data in Venezuela

    blog.coinbase.com 11 Aug '15, 3pm

    11 Aug 2015 How Premise Uses Bitcoin to Collect Data in Venezuela Premise is a San Francisco-based technology company with the mission of bringing visibility to the world’s hardest-to-see places. The company tracks macroeconomic and human development trends in real-time by collecting ...

  • Bitcoin Trends in the First Half of 2015

    Bitcoin Trends In The First Half Of 2015

    blog.coinbase.com 15 Jul '15, 5pm

    It’s already past the halfway mark in 2015 and we thought it would be a good time to provide an overview of the trends that we’re seeing in Bitcoin this year. While the price of bitcoin is down 9% year-to-date, if you look below the surface it is clear that Bitcoin had a strong first ...

  • .@Coinbase launches $25 referral bonus. Make some money while you share the #bitcoin love!

    Launches $25 Referral Bonus

    blog.coinbase.com 10 Jul '15, 3am

    10 Jul 2015 Coinbase Launches $25 Referral Bonus Our goal at Coinbase is to be the easiest place to buy and sell bitcoin. To that end, we’ve decided to give our referral program a serious shot in the arm. Coinbase users can now earn $25 of free bitcoin for every user they refer to Coi...

  • No Fees This Week When Buying Bitcoin with Euros

    blog.coinbase.com 29 Jun '15, 7pm

    One of the main benefits of bitcoin is that it allows people to take control of their own wealth. Recent events in Greece have brought attention to this situation as the Greek banks have closed and limited customers to withdrawing 60 Euros per day. We feel that all Europeans should ed...

  • Coinbase expands to Czech Republic, Hungary, Bulgaria, Norway and Croatia

    Expands Bitcoin Buy/Sell Functionality to...

    blog.coinbase.com 11 Feb '15, 5am

    Coinbase Expands Bitcoin Buy/Sell Functionality to Czech Republic, Hungary, Bulgaria, Norway and Croatia Today we’re excited to announce support for bitcoin buy and sell functionality in the following 5 countries: Czech Republic, Hungary, Bulgaria, Norway and Croatia. Users in these c...

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    Launches First Regulated Bitcoin Exchange...

    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 regulated bitcoin exchange based in the U.S. With this launch our goal is to bring increased stability to the bitcoin ecosystem. Coinbase Exchange provides a reliable a...

  • Time Inc. Partners with Coinbase to Accept Bitcoin

    blog.coinbase.com 16 Dec '14, 2pm

    Time Inc. Partners with Coinbase to Accept Bitcoin Time Inc. , one of the world’s leading media companies, announced today that it is now accepting bitcoin through an integration with Coinbase. Consumers can now pay for digital and print subscriptions of Fortune , Health , This Old Ho...

  • .@mozilla is now accepting bitcoin donations via Coinbase

    Mozilla Now Accepting Bitcoin for Donations via Coinbase

    blog.coinbase.com 20 Nov '14, 6pm

    Mozilla Now Accepting Bitcoin for Donations via Coinbase We’re pleased to announce that the Mozilla Foundation is now accepting bitcoin for donations with Coinbase’s merchant tools. Since it was founded in 1998, Mozilla has built great Web products while staying true to the core value...

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    Introducing the Coinbase Tip Button

    blog.coinbase.com 18 Nov '14, 2pm

    One of the most exciting aspects of Bitcoin is that it enables new behaviors that aren’t possible with traditional payment networks. A great example of this is micropayments (payments less than $1.00). Traditional payment methods are generally too expensive to support micropayments. B...

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    Introducing Toshi - An Open Source Bitcoin Node For Developers

    blog.coinbase.com 16 Sep '14, 8pm

    When we started Coinbase, we took a look at the Bitcoin Core open source project, and tried to decide how we could use it to build a web application. Bitcoin Core is a great reference implementation, but was never designed to query blockchain data in a flexible way (such as through a ...

  • United Way Worldwide Now Accepting Bitcoin for Donations with Coinbase

    United Way Worldwide Now Accepting Bitcoin for Donations with Coinbase

    blog.coinbase.com 15 Sep '14, 1pm

    United Way Worldwide is the world’s largest privately held non-profit, and we are excited to announce that the organization is now accepting bitcoin for donations using Coinbase’s merchant tools. We’re thrilled to enable the Bitcoin community to contribute to United Way’s longstanding...

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  • Sleep Well Knowing Your Bitcoin is Safe

    Sleep Well Knowing Your Bitcoin is Safe

    blog.coinbase.com 25 Jul '14, 8pm

    Sleep Well Knowing Your Bitcoin is Safe Jul 25th, 2014 Bitcoin wallets are great for day-to-day spending, but storing large amounts of bitcoin requires extra security. This is why we created Coinbase Vault . How does it work? Withdrawals are time delayed with notifications delivered t...

  • Coinbase introduces Vault

    Future of Bitcoin Storage: Wallets + Vaults

    blog.coinbase.com 02 Jul '14, 1pm

    The Future of Bitcoin Storage: Wallets + Vaults Jul 2nd, 2014 A good bitcoin wallet does many things: it is secure, easy to use, and facilitates spending of bitcoin across a growing number of platforms and merchants . This sounds simple enough. Yet as we worked on the Coinbase wallet,...

  • Coinbase introduces instant buyback! #bitcoin

    Buyback Bitcoin After Checkout

    blog.coinbase.com 21 Jun '14, 12am

    Buyback Bitcoin After Checkout Jun 20th, 2014 At Coinbase, we’re always looking for new ways to streamline the process of purchasing bitcoin. To make the process even easier, we just launched a new bitcoin “repurchase” feature. You can now refill the bitcoin in your Coinbase wallet ri...

  • Joint Statement Regarding MtGox

    blog.coinbase.com 25 Feb '14, 3am

    This tragic violation of the trust of users of Mt.Gox was the result of one company’s actions and does not reflect the resilience or value of bitcoin and the digital currency industry. There are hundreds of trustworthy and responsible companies involved in bitcoin. These companies wil...

  • Coinbase and Mint Announce First Bitcoin Personal Finance Integration

    and Mint Announce First Bitcoin Personal Finance Integration

    blog.coinbase.com 30 Jan '14, 4pm

    Coinbase and Mint Announce First Bitcoin Personal Finance Integration Jan 30th, 2014 Today we’re excited to announce a new partnership with Mint , the leading personal finance app from Intuit Inc. Now Mint users will be able to view their digital bitcoin transactions processed by Coin...

  • @coinbase and @Overstock announce largest #bitcoin merchant integration to date

    and Overstock.com Announce Largest Bitcoin Merchant Integration To Date

    blog.coinbase.com 09 Jan '14, 7pm

    We’re proud to announce a new partnership with Overstock.com , a leading discount online shopping retailer, which will make it possible for consumers to purchase items on their site using bitcoin. Starting today, bitcoin will be a purchase option for any item sold on Overstock.com via...

  • to Waive All Fees on 11/29/13 in Support of Bitcoin Black Friday

    blog.coinbase.com 26 Nov '13, 8am

    Coinbase to Waive All Fees on 11/29/13 in Support of Bitcoin Black Friday As a proud sponsor of Bitcoin Black Friday, we’re happy to announce that Coinbase will waive all fees on Friday, November 29th. Coinbase users can buy, sell, send and receive bitcoins for free, all day long. If ...

  • Get and give $5 of Bitcoin for every new person you send to

    You can now give and get $5 for every person you send Bitcoin

    blog.coinbase.com 23 Oct '13, 12am

    You can now give and get $5 for every person you send Bitcoin We’ve gotten a lot of requests to extend our referral program to our send bitcoin via email feature. We agree and think that sending someone some bitcoin to their email address is the best way to refer someone new to Bitcoi...

  • How To Send Bitcoin On Reddit

    blog.coinbase.com 21 Oct '13, 9pm

    We’re big fans of reddit , and have long wanted an easy way to send people bitcoin “tips” through the site. When someone makes a particularly educational/funny/awesome comment, it would be great to send them a tiny amount of bitcoin - both to reward them and help spread awareness abou...

  • Coinbase visits payments conference Money2020 - response to Bitcoin overwhelming

    visits payments conference Money2020 - response to Bitcoin overwhelming

    blog.coinbase.com 10 Oct '13, 9pm

    Coinbase visits payments conference Money2020 - response to Bitcoin overwhelming Coinbase attended one of the world’s largest payments conferences (Money2020 ) this week. We participated in a panel hosted by Bloomberg. The audience was asked “how many of you are thinking about integra...

  • Process your first $1,000,000 of Bitcoin payments for free with Coinbase

    Your first $1,000,000 USD in merchant processing is now free!

    blog.coinbase.com 26 Aug '13, 8pm

    Your first $1,000,000 USD in merchant processing is now free! We’ve long believed that merchant adoption is key to bitcoin going mainstream, and the next large phase of bitcoin usage will be as customers spend their bitcoin with more merchants. With that in mind, we wanted to lower al...

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    You can now perform all basic actions in Bitcoin through SMS

    blog.coinbase.com 15 Aug '13, 8pm

    You can now perform all basic actions in Bitcoin through SMS We are constantly trying to make Bitcoin easy and accessible to everyone. Some of the people who can benefit from Bitcoin the most (those in second and third world countries) don’t have a smartphone though! To solve that pro...

  • Coinbase Wallet: Sending Micro-Transactions With Zero Fees #bitcoin

    You Can Now Send Micro-Transactions With Zero Fees

    blog.coinbase.com 06 Aug '13, 3am

    You Can Now Send Micro-Transactions With Zero Fees We launched an exciting feature today: off blockchain micro-transactions between Coinbase accounts! Here is a bitcoin transaction I just sent myself for 1 satoshi (that is 0.00000001 Bitcoin). The transaction: arrived instantly confir...

  • Khan Academy now accepts Bitcoin via Coinbase

    Khan Academy now accepts bitcoin donations! (using

    blog.coinbase.com 02 Aug '13, 2am

    Khan Academy now accepts bitcoin donations! (using Coinbase) Exciting news! You can now donate bitcoins to Khan Academy (using Coinbase’s merchant tools). Khan Academy is a non-profit aimed at providing a free, world-class education for people everywhere. They offer free online educat...

  • Instant Bitcoin Purchases at

    blog.coinbase.com 11 Jul '13, 9pm

    Instant Bitcoin Purchases at Coinbase You know what’s really satisfying? Being able to buy Bitcoin without a lot of hassle. That’s what Coinbase has always let you do. But you know what’s really awesome? Being able to buy Bitcoin instantly , on-demand, any time you want, without havin...

  • Humble Bundle now accepting Bitcoin using Coinbase bitcoin merchant tools

    blog.coinbase.com 09 May '13, 8pm

    Humble Bundle now accepting Bitcoin using Coinbase bitcoin merchant tools Humble Bundle, known for its flash sales of millions of $s worth of games from high quality developers, is now accepting Bitcoin using Coinbase merchant tools. You can check out the newly released bundle of game...

  • Coinbase grew 15x in the past 3 months

    Now Processing $15M Per Month In Bitcoin Buys and Sells

    blog.coinbase.com 06 May '13, 5pm

    Coinbase Now Processing $15M Per Month In Bitcoin Buys and Sells Back in February we announced that over $1M USD worth of bitcoin was being bought and sold each month on Coinbase. Here we are a little less than 3 months later and we’re now doing $15M USD per month of bitcoin buys and ...

  • OKCupid starts accepting Bitcoin using Coinbase

    OKCupid starts accepting Bitcoin using

    blog.coinbase.com 16 Apr '13, 5am

    OKCupid starts accepting Bitcoin using Coinbase! We’re proud to announce you can now find true love with Bitcoin by using OKCupid! This is one more step forward for bringing Bitcoin to the masses - one date at a time.

  • Coinbase Is Now Selling Over $1M USD Of Bitcoin Per Month

    Is Now Selling Over $1M USD Of Bitcoin Per Month

    blog.coinbase.com 08 Feb '13, 4pm

    Coinbase Is Now Selling Over $1M USD Of Bitcoin Per Month Just 3 shorts months ago we announced people could buy or sell Bitcoin by connecting any U.S. bank account on Coinbase. Since then, the response has been amazing. In the past 30 days, our customers have bought or sold over $1M ...