Coinbase Deny Need For SEC Approval to Acquire Broker-Dealer Firms

Coinbase on Tuesday rejected a report by Bloomberg that claimed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had given the company the go-ahead to finalize the acquisition of three companies: Keystone Capital Corp., Venovate Marketplace Inc., and Digital Wealth LLC.

Coinbase Gets Regulatory Approval to List Coins Deemed Securities

Leading cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service provider Coinbase has received approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to list digital coins considered to be securities, Bloomberg reported Monday, July 16.

Coinbase to Add Support for Ethereum Classic (ETC)

Coinbase announced on Tuesday morning in a blog post that it is now starting the engineering work to integrate Ethereum Classic with its services. A further date for formally launching the trading of ETC on Coinbase will be announced on Sept. 5, the company said.

Coinbase Announces Ethereum Support and Rebranding

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 Force Consensus on Bitcoin Scaling

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.