Category: Circle

Coinbase and Circle Present Their New CENTRE Stablecoin Network

Photo: CENTRE Consortium / Medium Coinbase and Circle call it a “membership-based framework and governance scheme for the development and growth of money on the internet.” Their main goal for CENTRE is to enable crypto asset functionality across multiple blockchains. This includes both – public and private blockchains.  “Ultimately, we […]

Circle and Coinbase Invite More Members to Consortium Behind US Dollar Coin

Goldman Sachs-backed crypto startup Circle and crypto exchange and wallet service Coinbase are expanding their consortium behind USD coin (USDC), according to a blog post on June 13. The Centre consortium acts as a platform for deposits and fiat conversions for Circle’s own cryptocurrency, a United States dollar-backed digital token. […]

What to Expect at the SEC’s Blockchain Forum on Friday

At a fraught moment for government-industry relations, U.S. regulators and cryptocurrency insiders are sitting down for a meeting. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will convene its first FinTech Forum Friday at the agency’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., discussing a range of issues related to digital assets and distributed ledger technology […]

Coinbase Now Supports Cryptocurrency Token EOS

Major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service Coinbase has added support for EOS, according to a press release on May 30. The new addition is reportedly available for trading and storage in most areas covered by Coinbase, with the exception of the United Kingdom and New York at press […]

Poloniex Has Turned a New Leaf Since Circle Acquisition

When Circle acquired Poloniex in the spring of 2018, it inherited a torrent of problems that had been plaguing the exchange for months. In the midst of the bull market, Poloniex was unable to scale their infrastructure and human resources to adequately address customer issues. In a blog post on […]

Coinbase Payment Processing Service Now Supports Circle’s USDC Stablecoin

Major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced that its cryptocurrency payment processor Coinbase Commerce now supports Circle’s stablecoin USD Coin (USDC) in a blog post on May 20. Per the announcement, Coinbase Commerce users can now accept USDC payments with no transaction fees. The announcement specifies that “unlike accepting credit […]