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Weekly Limits: You Can Now Trade More Digital Currency

We’re excited to announce the launch of weekly buy/sell limits on Coinbase. In the past, we used daily limits. This created frustration as users were forced to come back every day to purchase their maximum amount. You've given us the feedback that you'd prefer to come back less...


European customers can now buy digital currency on mobile using debit and credit cards

We're excited to announce that Coinbase customers in Europe can now buy digital currency on their mobile phones using a credit or debit card. Forty percent of debit and credit card purchases are done on mobile for our U.S. customers, and we are working diligently to make this service...


ETC credits will be available soon on Coinbase

Last week we posted that Coinbase does not provide support for Ethereum Classic (ETC). Since then, some customers have expressed an interest in recovering ETC that may be associated with their Coinbase transactions. It is important to us that our customers trust Coinbase to safeguard digital currency assets. Therefore Coinbase...


How We Secure Digital Assets

Building products that provide safe and easy access to digital assets requires an uncompromising commitment to security. Digital assets like bitcoin can be easily moved around the world, which introduces unique security challenges. We’d like to share how we think about security and what we’re doing to safeguard...


Instantly Buy Digital Currency in Canada & Singapore

We are excited to announce that consumers in Canada & Singapore can now instantly buy bitcoin and ether with their debit and credit cards. To get started, visit the “Trade” page on Coinbase.com or tap on the “Buy” or “Sell” options in our iOS or Android apps to add...


Update about the Ethereum hard fork

We wanted to provide some clarity to Coinbase customers who are following the current discussion in the Ethereum community regarding ETH (Ethereum) and ETC (Ethereum Classic). Coinbase launched support for ETH after last week’s hard fork in the Ethereum network. Since launch, Coinbase has exclusively supported transactions and trading...


Coinbase Expands to Australia

We are excited to announce that Coinbase has expanded its services to Australia. Customers in Australia can now buy bitcoin and ether using their credit and debit cards. We’re focused on creating an open financial system for the world, allowing people to easily buy and sell digital currencies anywhere...


Coinbase adds support for Ethereum

We are pleased to announce that Coinbase is adding support for Ethereum. Consumers can now easily buy, sell, send, and store Ether in their Coinbase account. To get started, visit the “Trade” page on Coinbase.com or tap on “Buy” or “Sell” options in our iOS or Android apps. There...


Coinbase Partners with BTMU

We are pleased to announce that Coinbase and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU) have formed a strategic partnership to support Coinbase's long-term international expansion efforts. BTMU is the largest bank in Japan and a subsidiary of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG). Additionally, BTMU, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital (MUCAP), and Sozo...


We’re Making It Even Easier for Merchants to Accept Bitcoin

The promise of digital currency includes instantaneous, frictionless and fraud-free payments. Coinbase Merchant Tools are helping over 43,000 merchants and their customers around the world to pursue that promise. In characteristic Coinbase fashion, we’re working to make their experiences even better. Over the last several months we asked...