Reliability Engineering at Coinbase – The Coinbase Blog

Why Reliability Engineering? Why is Reliability Engineering relevant at a company like Coinbase? Why would we want to build a Reliability Engineering team? “Our goal is to make Coinbase the most trusted and easiest to use digital currency exchange.” -Brian Armstrong, Co-founder & CEO It all comes back to what our CEO Brian Armstrong said about Coinbase wanting to be the most trusted. Our goal in the cryptocurrency industry is to create an open financial system for the world — and part of that requires us to build the most trusted digital…

Easily transfer crypto from Coinbase.com to your Coinbase Wallet

We’re excited to announce that you can now link your Coinbase.com account to your Coinbase Wallet app. Once your Coinbase account is linked, you can easily transfer crypto to your Wallet app with just a couple of clicks, anytime you need it. The Coinbase Wallet app is Coinbase’s user-controlled cryptocurrency wallet. With Coinbase.com, you can buy crypto and Coinbase stores it (along with your private keys) for you; with Coinbase Wallet, you store your own crypto (safeguarded by a private key that only you know). To learn more, visit our…

Major Crypto Exchange and Wallet Coinbase Adds Support for Stellar Lumens

United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service provider Coinbase has added support for Stellar Lumens, according to an announcement published on March 18. The update states that users can now store, buy, and send Stellar’s cryptocurrency, the Stellar Lumen (XLM), on the Coinbase website, as well as on the Coinbase iOS and Android apps. The publication underlines that the newly added cryptocurrency will be available for the majority of the customers, with the exception of Coinbase users in the United Kingdom or in the U.S. state of New York. Last…

Coinbase Pro Has Good and Bad News Regarding Fees for Traders

Coinbase Pro is changing its fee structure later this week, with bottom tier traders seeing a hike and higher value clients paying less. The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange announced the news in a blog post on Friday, saying that, starting March 22, market makers and takers who fall under the pricing tier of up to $100,000 will be subject to total fees of 0.40 percent, as compared to up to 0.30 percent (taker only) currently. The $100,000 to $1 million tier will stay with the current total fee of 0.30 percent,…

Coinbase Pro Increases Fees, Updates Market Structure ‘to Increase Liquidity’

Major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced a new market structure for its professional trading platform, Coinbase Pro, in a blog post published on March 15. Per the announcement, the changes aim to increase liquidity, enhance price discovery and ensure smoother price movements. The changes include a new fee structure, reportedly designed to increase liquidity, updated order maximums, new order increment sizes, the turning off of stop market orders and added market order protection points. According to the post, Coinbase Pro and Coinbase Prime — the firm’s institutional trading platform…

Cardano (ADA) Volumes Almost Double, CoinBase Could Trigger Rally

Cardano (ADA) price up 17.4 percent CoinBase could offer support for ADA Transaction averages almost double in the last two weeks After dropping from the top 10, Cardano (ADA) is up 17.4 percent in the previous week. Because of this, it is one of the top performers and could register more gains if CoinBase supports ADA. Cardano Price Analysis Fundamentals On one end, CoinBase never-ending controversy makes them appear weak. However, as the third most liquid exchange after Binance and Liquid, their influence cannot be written off. The CoinBase Effect…

Coinbase Pro Adds Support for Stellar Lumens

Coinbase Pro, the professional offering of United States-based crypto exchange and wallet service Coinbase, has announced support for Stellar Lumens (XLM) in a blog post on March 13. Per the post, Coinbase Pro will now accept deposits of XLM for around 12 hours before enabling full trading. Coinbase notes that after establishing sufficient supply of XLM, it will open trading pairs in U.S. dollars, euro and Bitcoin (BTC) in phases. XLM trading will go through three stages before enabling full trading, including limit, market and stop orders. The stages involve…

Coinbase Custody Conducts First OTC Trade From Cold Storage

Coinbase Custody, the custodial tool of United States-based crypto exchange Coinbase, has completed its first over-the-counter (OTC) trade from cold storage, according to a blog post published on March 13. The post reveals that Coinbase Custody is now directly integrated with Coinbase’s OTC desk, which enables customers to use the OTC desk to price and confirm trades prior to moving funds. The product purportedly provides easy and immediate liquidity on users’ offline funds, meaning that it now takes less time for Custody users to get access to their funds and…

Stellar Lumens Is About to Begin Trading on Coinbase Pro

The Stellar lumen has just become the latest cryptocurrency to be listed on Coinbase’s professional exchange. Coinbase Pro announced Wednesday that it was accepting deposits of XLM, with trading support coming once sufficient liquidity is established. The process will take a minimum of 12 hours, according to a blog post. The cryptocurrency is not yet available on Coinbase’s retail platforms, including coinbase.com or its Android and iOS apps. Stellar was started by Ripple co-founder Jed McCaleb, with lumens aimed at being part of a low-cost payment network. According to Coinbase’s…

Coinbase Completes First OTC Crypto Trade Directly From ‘Cold’ Storage

Coinbase Custody has just completed its first over-the-counter (OTC) trade directly out of cold, or offline, storage. Announcing the news in a blog post on Wednesday, the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange said the trade occurred after its Custody service had been “directly integrated” with the OTC desk at Coinbase Pro. The news, it said, was a “major unlock” for its clients as it marked the availability of “immediate” liquidity. Previously, a trader would have to withdraw assets from cold storage – where the private keys are kept on a device…