Proof of alignment

What we’ve already done to align ourselves with our customers, and what we’re doing next. By Paul Grewal, Chief Legal Officer Summary Coinbase is committed to providing a fair, transparent and equal experience across our suite of trading products. We take a number of steps to ensure this, including: We do not coordinate asset listing decisions with […]

So You Just Bought Some Bitcoin, Now What?

There are three primary ways to take your Bitcoin participation to the next level: secure your keys, run a node and start mining from home. Congratulations and welcome to the Bitcoin network! This is the beginning of an exciting adventure full of countless resources, lots of helpful mentors and online friends who can become in-person […]

What are flash loans in DeFi?

Flash loans, though relatively new, are quickly rising in popularity. Learn more about these uncollateralized-type loans in crypto in the article below. How can DeFi systems protect themselves from flash loan attacks? A large majority of DeFi hacks are flash loan attacks. Since the technology is new, vulnerabilities are not readily apparent and may require […]

How Bitcoin Goes Against The World Order

Bitcoin limits governments’ abilities to block or otherwise intentionally disrupt the financial services of groups and organizations. In October 2020, the Nigeria government shut down the feminist coalition bank account. The coalition was responsible for aiding the treatment and release of injured and arrested EndSARS movement protesters. Immediately after they discovered that this had happened, […]

New data shows how Solana transactions compare against Ethereum

Solana network has become one of the viable alternatives to Ethereum in recent months. Like all other blockchain networks described as Ethereum killers, Solana claims to have the solution. Any network with lower gas fees and faster transaction speeds will address the primary problems of Ethrerum. But Solana went one step further by claiming that […]

3 possible reasons why Polkadot is playing second fiddle in the L1 race

The timing of parachain auctions and the lack of interoperability with Ethereum may have impacted Polkadot’s token price and its competitiveness against other layer-1 protocols. 2021 was a sort of “coming-of-age” for many layer-one (L1) blockchain protocols because the growth of decentralized finance (DeFi) and nonfungible tokens (NFTs) forced users to look for solutions outside […]