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CEX.IO ranked among top-tier exchanges in the CryptoCompare Exchange Benchmark Q3 2019

December 6, 2019 | No Comments

The analytical platform CryptoCompare has recently published its Exchange Benchmark for Q3 2019. To create it, CryptoCompare assessed 164 crypto exchanges according to an innovative ranking methodology. It covers 64 qualitative metrics (such as

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What’s up with CEXBro, Bro? Part Two

December 6, 2019 | No Comments

Understanding margin trading platforms: not-so-obvious but crucial aspects Not long ago, we spent time with CEX.IO Broker support ninjas to learn about their take on building a new margin trading platform under the CEX.IO umbrella. We’ve discussed the platform’s flexibility and

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Announcing Creativity Awards at CEX.IO! Your creativity wanted!

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On November 1st, CEX.IO turned SIX-years-old! In the cryptocurrency industry, the age of a company is somewhat similar to a cat year, where one cat year goes for at least seven human years! With many industry players coming and going

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CEX.IO Embraces the Challenge of Serving US Customers

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We already earned the trust of the Bitcoin community by rising to become the largest mining pool in the world with GHash.IO in 2012 – 2013. Since then, we have adapted our business but kept the same goal to bring

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Save Your Assets from a Mousetrap of Fraudulent Investment Managers!

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This post is a part of our educational activities aimed at helping you identify and protect yourself from fraudulent schemes abundant in the cryptocurrency industry. Last time, we shared insights on How to Not Become

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EF-Supported Teams: Research & Development Update

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2019 Pt. 2 – Friends, Since the last EF-Supported Teams report, progress has been made across the board. From improved network conditions, to the coming Istanbul release and Eth1.x and

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Validated: Staking on eth2 #0

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Thanks to Danny and Joe for review. As the launch of the beacon chain grows nearer and eth2 becomes ever more final, the time has come to fast-sync the community with the latest on the inner workings of eth2 and

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eth2 quick update no. 4

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Welcome to the fourth installment of eth2 quick update. There are a lot of moving pieces to talk about this week. Other than the heroic eth2 client development going on, these are the highlights: tldr; Grant to Sigma Prime for

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Ethereum Istanbul Upgrade Announcement

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The Ethereum network will be undergoing a scheduled upgrade at block number 9,069,000, which is predicted to occur on Saturday, December 7, 2019. The exact date is subject to change due to variable block times and timezones. Please upgrade your

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Capture the Coin — Blockchain Category Solutions

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Capture the Coin — Blockchain Category Solutions By Peter Kacherginsky, Mark Nesbitt, Joel Kenny, Don Yu In this post we continue our coverage of solutions for the Capture the Coin competition that we ran during Defcon 2019. We will focus on

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More impact, more privacy: the benefits of donating (and accepting) crypto

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In December 2017, an anonymous person named “Pine” created the Pineapple Fund as “an experiment in philanthropy with cryptocurrency.” Pine donated $55 million worth of bitcoin to 60 different charitable organizations focused on everything from the environment and mental

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Coinbase at AWS re:Invent 2019

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By Drew Rothstein Photo by John Such on Unsplash The AWS re:Invent conference is coming to Las Vegas the week of December 2–6, and Coinbase is representing! Our incredible Product and Engineering team members will be speaking about site reliability,

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Coinbase UK adds four additional assets: XTZ, DAI, EOS and LINK

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Coinbase UK customers can now enjoy full support for XTZ, DAI, EOS and LINK granting customers access to buy, sell, and trade even more assets through a GBP wallet, funded by a GBP bank account or credit/debit card. This

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Coinbase and Coinbase Pro plan to support multi-collateral DAI

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On November 18th, Maker will be launching the multi-collateral DAI stablecoin, upgrading their current single-collateral DAI. Multi-collateral DAI introduces changes to the existing DAI stablecoin. In single collateral DAI (the current form of DAI), only Ethereum can be used as

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Spend XRP, XLM, and more on Coinbase Card

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By JD Millwood, Head of Growth Marketing Coinbase Card now supports 5 new assets, as well as 10 new countries Today is a big day for Coinbase Card. Not only are we celebrating the launch of the card in 10 new countries — bringing

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Capture the Coin — Trivia Solutions

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Capture the Coin — Trivia Solutions By Zassmin and Peter Kacherginsky During Defcon 2019, we ran our first Blockchain Security competition — Capture the Coin. With Capture the Coin we focused on promoting blockchain security areas of cryptography, smart contracts, forensic analysis, malware,

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Intro to Smart Contracts

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By Julia Chou This post is a blog version of a workshop presented at the 2019 Grace Hopper Celebration, the world’s largest gathering of women in technology. Coinbase is committed to building a future that promotes economic freedom and financial inclusion

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EOS enters congestion mode due to EIDOS airdrop

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by Don Yu, Patrick O’Grady, Peter Kacherginsky What’s going on with EOS? On November 1st 2019, Coinbase began seeing degraded performance for EOS transactions. Coinbase did not have enough staked CPU to successfully have its EOS transactions processed by the

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Announcing new confirmation requirements

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Coinbase is changing the number of confirmation requirements we require for four assets on the platform. We expect this change to both improve customer experience and security posture. What’s changed We changed the confirmation requirements for Bitcoin, Litecoin, Zcash, and

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SpectroCoin Card Is Here: Your Link Between Bitcoin and Fiat Payments

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We are proud to announce that SpectroCoin card is back! True to SpectroCoin’s mission to make cryptocurrency payments simple and part of your everyday life, our new cards make your digital assets withdrawable and spendable

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