• Coinbase to issue Visa cards directly
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    Coinbase to issue Visa cards directly to customers

    The first ‘pure-play’ cryptocurrency debit card will not run through an expensive bank or payment processor

    Status as a Visa principle member will allow the cryptocurrency exchange to originate Visa debit card accounts on its own, a first in an industry determined to cut out financial services middlemen.

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    Cryptocurrencies,  Regulation

    Coinbase completes two security audits to woo institutional investors

    Grant Thornton conducted rigorous evaluations for the crypto exchange’s custody solution, certifying it SOC1 and SOC2 compliant

    In a move to lure more institutional money into the space, U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase just completed two major security audits for its custody solution. 

  • go mainstream while market manipulation is rampant
    Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies,  Ripple

    Coinbase, Ripple executives fight market manipulation to woo general public

    The Blockchain Association says strong, fair federal regulation is needed to attract mainstream investors to cryptocurrency and support innovation

    Coinbase and Ripple executives are leading an effort to fight the fraud that's chasing off cryptocurrency investors and the uncertainty strangling innovation. To do this, the Blockchain Association has formed a Market Integrity Working Group with the goal of pushing for clear, fair, and transparent federal regulation of the cryptocurrency trading markets.

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    Cryptocurrencies,  Tether

    Pornhub now accepts tether for model payments

    The world’s biggest porn site now accepts the world’s biggest stablecoin 

    Visitors to Pornhub, which boasted 42 billion visits in 2019, can now pay live webcam models with tether via the Tron wallet, the site announced yesterday. The move follows PayPal’s announcement in November that it would stop supporting payments for the hugely popular pornographic website.