The Weekly: Coinbase Increases Limits, Shapeshift Acquires Bitfract, Okex Launches Coinall

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The Weekly In this week’s daily editions of Bitcoin in Brief we reported about Coinbase increasing trading limits, Shapeshift acquiring Bitfract, Okex launching a white label platform called Coinall, and much more. The most commented-on article during the week covered the ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’ author, Robert Kiyosaki, which came out in favor of cryptocurrencies. Also Read: Opera Browser Opens Its Built-in Cryptocurrency Wallet to Desktop Users New Education Centers A number of new academic education centers around the world devoted to the research of the technology behind cryptocurrency were…

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Facebook’s David Marcus Quits Coinbase to Avoid ‘Appearance’ of Conflict of Interest

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Facebook blockchain head David Marcus announced he was quitting his position on the board of U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Friday, August 10, in a statement seen by various media outlets. Marcus, who joined the exchange’s board in December 2017 and took on a blockchain research group at Facebook in May, said he now thinks it is “appropriate” to leave. “Because of the new group I’m setting up at Facebook around Blockchain, I’ve decided it was appropriate for me to resign from the Coinbase board. “…I’ve been thoroughly impressed by the…

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Crypto Daily News: World Bank Prepping for Blockchain Bond and Facebook Exec Steps Down from Board at Coinbase

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In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we’ll cover the World Bank preparing to launch the world’s first blockchain bond and why Facebook executive David Marcus is stepping down from Coinbase. Crypto Daily News: August 10th, 2018 World Bank Blockchain Bond According to CNBC, The World Bank has just made a huge announcement in the crypto space: it has mandated the Commonwealth Bank of Australia to carry out the world’s first blockchain bond. The bond will be called the ‘Kangaroo bond’ and it is referring to the foreign bonds that are…

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Stellar (XLM) and Coinbase Rumors Circulate—Facebook Talks with Stellar

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Stellar (XLM) is currently the only digital currency within the top 13 cryptocurrencies that is seeing any sort of gains on the crypto market today. So is there any Stellar news today? Stellar Rumors There has been no official announcement in Stellar news that would have pushed the cryptocurrency into the green, but there are rumors circulating, perhaps enough to boost investor confidence. Calling it right now. @StellarOrg next #crypto on @coinbase #Cryptocurrency #Stellar $XLM — CryptoCurrency 🤑 (@crypto_goat_) August 9, 2018 Nearly a month ago, Coinbase announced that it…

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Facebook’s Marcus Steps Down From Coinbase Board

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David Marcus stepped down from the board at Coinbase, a cryptographic exchange, citing a new mission on Facebook, leading the block-chain strategy of social media tycoons. Marcus, vice president of Facebook since 2014, joined Coinbase's board of directors last December and now has $ 8 billion. Brian Armstrong, CEO of PayPal at the time, said Marcus would apply his expertise in "payment and mobile space" to guide Coinbase's overall mission. Five months later, Marcus was named the new block chief research officer on Facebook. The company did not disclose the…

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Ethereum Classic Is Down 30% Since Its Listing on Coinbase


The price of ethereum classic (ETC) has fallen more than 30% since the Coinbase listing. Prior to the listing date on August 7, ETC prices skyrocketed in recent times, the first of which began on June 11, when Coinbase announced its intention to add the ethereum classic to the platform. The price of ETC rose 34% from $ 12.19 to $ 1640 during the next 48 hours. The next and most dramatic rise began on August 3. Following another announcement from Coinbase, the ETC transaction will finally start on August…

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