Four Types of Bitcoin Users

We have seen several different types of bitcoin users emerge over the past few years, with many more likely on the horizon. The four main types of people using bitcoin on Coinbase today are: People who want a cheap, fast, global online payment experience i want to move everything to bitcoin, if for no other…


Coinbase Exchange Now Supports The FIX Protocol

We’re excited to announce support for the Financial Information eXchange protocol (FIX) on Coinbase Exchange, our platform for professional bitcoin traders. While our existing REST and WebSockets APIs provide full functionality for all users, the new FIX API is designed to support customers with existing trading software that uses the FIX protocol for order management….


SNAPCARD Bitcoin Wallet

Today we’re excited to announce a project we’ve been working very hard on, The Snapcard Bitcoin Wallet. For the first time, you can now instantly buy Bitcoin directly from your iPhone or Browser, using your checking account (ACH), debit card, or credit card.  For the moment, we’re live in the US but should be in…

MIT Bitcoin Expo posters


Day Two of The MIT Bitcoin Expo 2015 organized by The MIT Bitcoin Club has begun with Gavin Andresen, Chief Scientist of The Bitcoin Foundation on stage. Watch the live stream here on Follow The Coin or on MIT Bitcoin Club’s YouTube channel: CONNECT WITH MIT BITCOIN EXPO 2015 ON TWITTER Follow the event with us and join the conversation…

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Watch The MIT Bitcoin Expo 2015 Livestream Here

The MIT Bitcoin Expo 2015 organized by The MIT Bitcoin Club is happening this weekend. March 7th and March 8th respectively. Follow The Coin and The MIT Bitcoin Club have collaborated to bring you the livestream of two day event at MIT. The recorded live stream can be found here on Follow The Coin and via MIT Bitcoin Club‘s YouTube channel….

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Why Bitcoin Is Not Career Suicide

4 Reasons Why Working for a Bitcoin Startup is NOT Career Suicide Recently, I engaged in a conversation with an engineer whose excitement for Bitcoin was clearly evident. He went on about how Bitcoin could change the world, make sending money to his parents in Asia simpler, and how it would give ‘those evil banks…

CriptoBanco Lanches First Colombian Bitcoin Exchange Powered by Mimetic Markets Exchange Software and BitGo Platform API

Highlights Emerging Era of API-Based Bitcoin Operations Bogota, Colombia/March 4, 2015 – CriptoBanco and Mimetic Markets, Inc, today announce the launch of the first Colombian Bitcoin exchange. CriptoBanco offers the ability to trade bitcoin using the powerful and infinitely scalable exchange platform developed and hosted by Mimetic Markets. BitGo, the leader in bitcoin security and…