Antpool and now mine Bitcoin Cash

Two largest mining pools Antpool and now mine Bitcoin Cash  
21 August 2017   4968

Two leading mining pools in the Bitcoin network, Antpool and, begin mining Bitcoin Cash.

The first one to announce the news was Antpool, on August 18th, however, pointing out that this will happen only after one of the pools supporting Segregated Witness reports on Bitcoin Cash mining:

Then, two days later, reported on mining the first Bitcoin Cash block: 

As well as the announcements on Twitter, the data provided by also indicates the beginning of mining Bitcoin Cash by the leading pools:

Bitcoin Cash mining chart on Bitcoin Cash mining chart on 

Notably, this Saturday, August 19th, the price of Bitcoin Cash exceeded $900, which, coupled with the Anrpool and news, seems to indicate pretty good time for Bitcoin Cash. 

Coinbase to Expand Services for Asia

Among the services available now there are Coinbase Prime, Pro and Custody
22 January 2019   120

Coinbase, the leading US cryptocurrency company reported that from now on its professional trading and custodial platforms are available to institutional clients and investors with large volumes from the Asian region.

In particular, according to the Coinbase blog, users of Asia will have access to the option of depositing accounts and withdrawing funds using SWIFT transfers through non-US bank accounts.

In the past 12 months, hundreds of crypto-first hedge funds have launched around the world, and many hundreds more traditional institutions such as proprietary trading firms, family offices and endowments have begun actively trading digital assets. Coinbase’s suite of professional products — Coinbase Prime and Pro, Coinbase Custody — serves these customers, along with other participants in the market, like asset issuers, crypto exchanges, and miners.

Elliott Suthers


Among the services available there are Coinbase Prime, Coinbase Pro and Coinbase Custody, which also supports the steamer USDC.

In December 2018, Coinbase began to provide services to residents of the islands of Guernsey and Maine, as well as Lithuania, Iceland, Andorra and Gibraltar.