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Coinbase unveils ‘Solidify’ tool to auto-audit smart contracts and DeFi clones

Coinbase has unveiled a new tool that can automatically audit smart contracts built on Ethereum that use the Solidity programming language. Designed to be used by smart contract auditors, asset issuers, and other exchanges, the firm has plans to make the tool open source later this year In a June 23 post, Coinbase’s principal blockchain …

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Major Cryptocurrency Exchanges Explore Entering Indian Crypto Market

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Several major global cryptocurrency exchanges are reportedly exploring ways to enter the Indian crypto market. “The Indian market is huge and it is only starting to grow, if there was more policy certainty by now Indian consumers would have been spoilt for choice in terms of exchanges because everyone wants to be …

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Coinbase Says Interest From Pension Funds and Hedge Funds Has Skyrocketed, Institutional Holdings Soar 170%

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has revealed record growth in its institutional business. “This year, interest from pension funds and hedge funds has skyrocketed, supported by the roll-out of crypto-ETPs as well as an increased understanding of the crypto economy,” said Coinbase.</strong> Coinbase Sees Interest From Institutional Investors Skyrocketing Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase …

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Alternative 401(k) Product Offers In-Plan Cryptocurrency Investment via Coinbase Institutional

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>On Monday, the San Francisco-based retirement plan provider for small to medium-sized businesses, Forusall, announced the launch of an alternative 401(k) plan that offers in-plan cryptocurrency access. According to the alt 401(k) investment option, Forusall is working with Coinbase Institutional as its retirement plan partner.</strong> Forusall and Coinbase’s Institutional Arm Offer Crypto-Infused …

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Coinbase Pro Dogecoin Deposits Now Open — Trading Begins on June 3

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The notorious dogecoin will be open for trading on Thursday, June 3, on the popular trading platform Coinbase Pro. In mid-May, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong revealed the meme-inspired crypto asset would be listed in six to eight weeks. It only took 18 days to get dogecoin added to Coinbase Pro but the …

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Much hype: Memecoin DOGE set for listing on Coinbase Pro

Coinbase Pro, the professional trading arm of the Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange, has begun accepting inbound transfers for Dogecoin (DOGE), setting the stage for wider adoption of the meme-based digital asset.  Trading of DOGE will go live on Coinbase Pro Thursday at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time, provided that liquidity conditions are met, the exchange announced Tuesday …

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More Than 5 Million in Ethereum Worth $13 Billion Rests in the Eth2 Staking Contract

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Statistics now show the Eth2 deposit contract has more than 5.2 million staked ether worth over $13 billion locked into the smart contract. The contract launched on November 4, 2020, and three weeks later, the contract met the required threshold to initiate the Beacon Chain. It’s not cheap to become a validator …

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Andreessen Horowitz Discusses Raising Third Crypto Fund to $2 Billion, Sources Say

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>In May 2020, back when the crypto economy was still tumultuous from the coronavirus outbreak fears and gloomy global financial outlook, in general, the private venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) revealed the 500 million-dollar “Crypto Fund II.” A report published on May 27 by the tech writer Eric Newcomer indicates that …

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Fact check: Has Coinbase launched a decentralized fact checking portal?

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has announced the launch of what he’s calling a “Fact-Check” via the company’s blog. In a May 27 post titled “Announcing Coinbase Fact Check: Decentralizing Truth in the Age of Misinformation,” Armstrong expressed the firm’s desire to combat untrue assertions aimed towards Coinbase and the crypto industry as a whole: “We …

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Coinbase leads $6M funding for Indonesian crypto exchange

Pintu, an Indonesia-based cryptocurrency exchange focusing on first-time crypto users, has raised $6 million to support its mission to drive industry adoption. The company announced Tuesday that it has completed a Series A funding round led by major global crypto investors including Pantera Capital, Coinbase Ventures, and Intudo Ventures, tech news agency Tech in Asia …

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