Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said on Monday that it has acquired Earn.com, makers of a paid email product that lets people earn bitcoin for replying to emails or completing surveys.
As probably everyone knows now, Coinbase intends to quadruple its fees effective as of August 5 this year. Having failed to provide any explanation for such abrupt upsurge of charges, the exchange now faces yet another string of critical statements from across the community.
One of the world’s leading bitcoin exchanges and wallet providers Coinbase has announced it intends to add Ethereum to its list of services. Additionally, the exchange intends to undergo rebranding, resulting in a new name and logo.
Mining pools collectively holding at least 70% of the whole bitcoin network’s hash power sided with two large bitcoin exchanges in a so-called “call for consensus”. The call in question was compiled following the roundtable where the attendees agreed not to support Bitcoin Classic or any other hard-fork they call.
The infamous block size debate has launched a tidal wave of concerns and controversies. While major players express their support for various BIP’s, and no consensus about the matter is on the table as yet, the community rages about unprecedented censorship occurences related to the matter. Bitcoin.org has recently removed.
Yesterday, Coinbase’s website was brought down by a DDoS attack. Claiming the responsibilty for the attack are two hackers, L7Crew and An0CBR. Coinbase is among the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet providers. It renders services in 190 countries across the globe. However, apparently the attack has affected only the.
According to a post on Reddit, a Coinbase’s customer helped the company to eliminate a potentially critical exploit in their system, but eventually found himself banned for no obvious reason.