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We are pleased to announce that Coinbase is adding support for Litecoin. Customers can now easily buy, sell, send, and store Litecoin via the Coinbase website or mobile apps. This is part of our shift to supporting more types of digital assets over the coming year.

To get started, visit the “Buy/Sell” page on Coinbase.com or tap on “Buy” or “Sell” options in our iOS or Android apps.

At Coinbase, our mission is to create an open financial system for the world. We’re paving our path to that goal by creating the most trusted and easiest way to buy/sell digital currency. …


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In our ongoing quest to make Coinbase simpler, we’ve made some hard product decisions and will be rolling out a few changes in the next several weeks. We try a lot of new ideas at Coinbase, but we also value a product that is free from clutter. This requires us to periodically take a hard look at which features are being used, and do some housekeeping.

Here’s is the list of upcoming product changes:

Removing support for Bits: Bits is a way to view bitcoin in smaller units. Coinbase will discontinue supporting bits as a bitcoin unit starting March 21st, 2017. Customers who have set bits as their default Bitcoin unit will be automatically be migrated to BTC. …

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