Coinbase Reportedly Shuts Down Wikileaks Store, Assange Calls for Boycott in Response

Wikileaks, the whistle-blowing organisation which is now almost solely run by founder and fugitive Julian Assange from a small room in the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he is claiming asylum from the police, claims that its official store has been taken down by cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. Read More >>

Coinbase Bug Allowed Users to Give Themselves Unlimited Ether

Coinbase, one of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency exchanges, has apparently had a nasty bug lurking in its system that would allow users to collect unlimited ether through a few simple steps. Thanks to a bug report, however, the company avoided disaster. Read More >>

‘AOL of Bitcoin’ to Launch its Services in the UK

Coinbase, an American bitcoin firm that has been called the 'AOL of Bitcoin', is set to launch its services in the UK for the very first time. That means from Wednesday, Brits will have the option to see their bitcoin wallets in good ol' Pound Sterling, as well as US dollars. Financial traders will also be able to speculate about the price of bitcoin against pounds and euros on Coinbase's exchange. Read More >>

The First Licensed US Bitcoin Exchange Opens Today

The bitcoin service provider Coinbase is set to make history later today: it's going to launch the first licensed US exchange for the currency, approved in 24 jurisdictions around the country. Read More >>

Hackers Have Stolen From Bitcoin’s Biggest Wallet Service

If you're looking to dive into the exciting world of Bitcoin, chances are you're going to get your start with Coinbase, one of the more reputable wallet services that boasts about $15 million (£9.2 million) in Bitcoin transactions per month. But even the best Bitcoin services can be prone to theft, and as The Verge found out, that susceptibility has lost users upwards of $40,000 (£24,450). Read More >>