Coinbase Stories April 22

Coinbase CEO calls out Apple’s ‘potential antitrust issues’ over crypto in recent podcast

In an episode of the Superteam Podcast this week, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong called out Apple for its App Store not being crypto-friendly. Armstrong continued to accuse the tech giant of disrupting the company’s product roadmap as well as banning certain app features.

Coinbase Stories February 18

A description of the Coinbase App Store policy makes very clear the disproportionate power Apple holds over the tech sector, argues a new piece today.

The company’s CEO says that whatever Apple wants, it gets – which doesn’t exactly help Apple’s antitrust argument that its App Store is simply one platform…

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Coinbase Stories February 14

Super Bowl ads see Coinbase surge from #186 to #2 on US App Store as website crashes

Super Bowl ads for rival cryptocurrency apps Coinbase and FTX appear to have been successful. Data from a digital asset research company shows that the Coinbase app shot up the US App Store charts following its ad…

Coinbase Stories January 24

A company you’ve never heard of may owe you money if you’ve ever used Venmo, Robinhood, more

A company you’ve likely never heard of may owe you money if you’ve ever used Venmo, Robinhood, Coinbase, American Express, or any other financial app that uses a company called Plaid to link the app to your bank account …

Coinbase Stories September 18, 2020

Tech investor Fred Wilson says Apple and Google ‘monopolies’ on app sales ‘must stop’

Tech venture capitalist Fred Wilson – who invested in companies like Twitter, Tumblr, Kickstarter and Etsy – says that he is strongly opposed to the ‘monopolies’ Apple and Google have on the sale of mobile apps …

Coinbase Stories January 14, 2020

The concept of cryptocurrency can be an enigma, but buying cryptocurrency for yourself can be even more confusing. Should you use Coinbase? Or Cash App? Is there another app that’s even better? Is buying Bitcoin on your phone safe at all? Have no fear — here’s how to buy Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies like Ethereum and Litecoin directly from your iPhone.

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Coinbase Stories December 19, 2017

As it still sits pretty near the top of the charts on the App Store, Coinbase today has added support for trading Bitcoin Cash – a Bitcoin fork originally created back in August. Abbreviated as BCH, the cryptocurrency was not supported by Coinbase when it originally launched a few months back…

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Coinbase Stories December 12, 2017

Holding strong as the #1 app in the App Store, Coinbase makes it easier to signup from your iPhone

Last week, amid Bitcoin’s mad rush to $20,000, Coinbase rocketed to the top spot on the App Store free chart in the United States. As the cryptocurrency craziness continues, Coinbase today has been updated with a few notable enhancements…

Coinbase Stories February 6, 2014

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Blockchain, the most popular Bitcoin wallet app, has become the latest casualty of Apple’s apparent crackdown on Bitcoin apps. The app was removed from the App Store yesterday without explanation.

Apple had previously removed BitPak and Coinbase, leaving Blockchain the only remaining Bitcoin wallet app. Blockchain had been in the store since April 2012, and has around 120,000 users, and developer Nicolas Cary is accusing Apple of having an ulterior motive for its removal …  expand full story

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