Crypto Exchange Coinbase Receives E-Money License From UK Financial Conduct Authority

Announcements, News, Regulation | March 15, 2018 By:

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has been granted an e-money license by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

The license will allow Coinbase to issue e-money and provide payment services in the region. It will also allow the company to strike partnerships with banks and payment services and allow it to explore possibilities with other businesses from a commercial angle.


Coinbase, Bitfinex Crypto Exchanges Add SegWit Software To Speed Transactions

Announcements, Blockchain, Investing, News | February 21, 2018 By:

Cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Bitfinex have announced they are adopting SegWit software to speed up transactions and lower fees.

Segregated Witness, or SegWit,  increases the block size for bitcoin’s blockchain. The larger capacity speeds transactions, which sometimes get clogged. Bitfinex handles about 18 percent of US crypto trading,