blog.coinbase.com Archives - 30 August 2014, Saturday

  • 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...

  • Bitcoin

    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 ...

  • How to accept bitcoin donations on your website

    Allowing custom donation amounts

    blog.coinbase.com 31 Jan '13, 1am

    Allowing custom donation amounts As requested by a number of Coinbase users , we just launched a new feature where people can set their own donation amounts. When you go create a payment button there is a new ‘advanced options’ section. You can also suggest some amounts for the user w...

  • Buy, send, and accept bitcoin - all from one API. • The Coinbase Blog

    blog.coinbase.com 29 Jan '13, 9pm

    Buy, send, and accept bitcoin - all from one API. Our API got a face lift recently. It now has: An api key authentication method which is much easier to get started with. (We still have OAuth2 as well for third party apps ). New api calls around buying, selling, and accepting bitcoin ...

  • Fred Ehrsam joins Coinbase • The Coinbase Blog

    blog.coinbase.com 04 Jan '13, 7pm

    I’m pleased to announce that Fred Ehrsam has joined Coinbase as employee #1. Prior to joining Coinbase, Fred worked at Goldman Sachs as a foreign exchange trader, where he traded both manually and managed their electronic market making platform, supporting in the $ billions in flow a ...

  • How To Accept Bitcoin On Your Website

    The Coinbase Blog • How To Accept Bitcoin On Your Website

    blog.coinbase.com 05 Dec '12, 7pm

    How To Accept Bitcoin On Your Website We’ve been working hard on our merchant tools, and today we’re announcing the launch of the Coinbase payment button. Here is a demo: Any bitcoin sent using the demo button will be donated to the Bitcoin Foundation. Payment buttons make it easy to ...

  • Buy Or Sell Bitcoin By Connecting Any U.S. Bank Account

    The Coinbase Blog • You Can Now Buy And Sell Bitcoin By Connecting Any U.S. Bank Account

    blog.coinbase.com 26 Oct '12, 6pm

    You Can Now Buy And Sell Bitcoin By Connecting Any U.S. Bank Account Good news! Our bank account integration feature finally launched. You can now connect any U.S. bank account to buy or sell bitcoins on Coinbase! The process is fast and simple, and we’d love to have you try it out. H...