Coinbase to Expand Greatly

So, with new supported 11 countries, Coinbase is present in a total of 53 countries on four continents
18 April 2019   380

Coinbase, the largest US cryptocurrency company, has announced the expansion of its services to another 11 countries.

In particular, Coinbase services became available to residents of Argentina, Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Chile, India, Hong Kong, South Korea, Indonesia, the Philippines and New Zealand.

According to a Californian company, it is about both cryptocurrency exchange service through the main website, and the Coinbase Pro trading platform.

Thus, today Coinbase is present in a total of 53 countries on four continents.

The company also said that over the past year, direct trading between cryptocurrencies on its platform in terms of transaction volumes globally surpassed transactions in Fiat / Cryptocurrency pairs.

In particular, speaking of “verified” transactions, Coinbase says that in February 2019 they accounted for 51% of the total trading volume. Back in August 2018, this figure was at around 41%.

Verified Trading Volume by Coinbase
Verified Trading Volume by Coinbase

Also, according to the cited data, the volume of transactions in pairs of cryptocurrency / stablecoin increased by 10% over this period.

Last week Coinbase announced the launch of a Visa debit card. Initially, the service is available only to customers from the UK, but in the coming months, the company plans to expand it to other European countries.

Poloniex to Bring Back the Trollbox

According to Poloniex owner, the "most frequent request has been, “BRING BACK THE TROLLBOX”, a general topic chat  
19 June 2019   180

Due to numerous requests from users, the Bitcoin exchange Poloniex activated a general chat, better known as Trollbox.

You’ve been asking for it and we’re excited to tell you IT’S HAPPENING: Trollbox is back! Poloniex’s Trollbox is the original forum for traders to talk all things crypto. Our legendary mods are ready to go, armed as always with the mighty Banhammer to maintain order.

Poloniex Team

From now on, traders can again communicate on a wide range of topics without leaving the stock exchange, and moderators will use the legendary ban-hammers in case of violation of the rules.