Crypto Payments Service BitPay Reports It Saw Over $1 Billion in Transactions in 2018

Major cryptocurrency payment service provider BitPay has reported $1 billion in transactions this past year, according to a press release Jan. 16. According to the report, the company also set a new record for itself in terms of transaction fee revenue. Among major new customers this past year, BitPay named Dish Networks, HackerOne, and the…

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Review: Wasabi’s Privacy-Focused BTC Wallet Aims to Make Bitcoin Fungible Again

Privacy is relative, but by many people’s reckoning, bitcoin could use greater anonymity. The Bitcoin Core protocol hasn’t changed much over the past decade, but the tools used to forensically inspect it have. In a bid to reclaim some of that eroding privacy, a number of fungibility-enhancing tools have been released by open source developers….

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+$22 million EO Coin Airdrop: Holders to Receive 44,862,535 EO Coins

Save the date! This Thursday December 20th will see the EO Airdrop take place with every EO coin holder receiving additional coins for free over the festive season. 44,862,535 EO coins are scheduled to be distributed for the airdrop, which equates to more than $22 million! They will be sent from this address: 0x63b2d1244c6232eb3ce82cb21aa6fad9c42d158e. The…

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MinexPay Launch Public Testing of its Web Wallet Crypto Cards

Chain2Pay, a subsidiary of MinexSystems blockchain platform, has started the public testing of the Minex Web Wallet for MinexPay and all Minexcoin token holders have been invited to join the operation. The Minex Web Wallet MinexSystems blockchain project created the Minex Web Wallet for the MinexPay platform to foster a seamless and frictionless conversion of…

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Waves Price Surpasses $1.6 After Updated Mobile Wallet Release

Given the rather uneasy momentum affecting all cryptocurrencies right now, it is virtually impossible to make sense of it all. A lot of things can happen in very quick succession, although there are never any guarantees for success whatsoever. For the Waves price, things are looking pretty good right now. Its solid gains continue across…

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Swiss Electronics Supplier SIRIN Labs to Ship Its First Blockchain-Based Smartphone

Blockchain-focused electronics supplier SIRIN Labs will ship its first blockchain-based smartphone tomorrow, Nov. 29, U.S.-based IT and business tech magazine Computerworld reports today, Nov. 28. Following a funding round that raised $157 million in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for a blockchain-powered phone in December 2017, the Swiss-based firm announced this summer that they will…

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Four More Fake Crypto Wallets Removed From Google Play Store

Android users remain subject to numerous malware threats. Criminals continue to target cryptocurrency users at every possible opportunity. A new batch of fake crypto apps has been identified on Google Play Store. Unsurprisingly, they all mask as legitimate wallets, despite having a more nefarious purpose. New Google Play Store Threats Arise For cryptocurrency users, mobile…

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Digital Bank Revolut Surpasses 3 Million Customers

U.K. startup Revolut has announced that its customer base has surpassed three million users. The fintech platform, which has quickly become a viable online alternative to traditional banking, was established in 2015. It currently offers payment and exchange services for a growing number of fiat currencies and cryptocurrencies. Also read: Huobi Opens in Russia, Plans…

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Exchanges Roundup: Revolut CEO on Institutional Investment, Binance Launches Research Division

In recent exchange news, the chief executive officer of Revolut has expressed doubt regarding the institutional appetite for cryptocurrency exposure, Binance has launched a new research division, and Etoro has begun the gradual rollout of its wallet for Android and iOS users. Also Read: Korea’s Upbit to Launch Crypto Exchanges in Thailand and Indonesia Revolut CEO…

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Bitcoin Wallet Distributes Stellar Lumens Worth $125M to 30M Users

Bitcoin Wallet to Run Worlds Biggest Airdrop The world’s most widely used wallet bitcoin wallet is giving away $125 million worth of the cryptocurrency Stellar to some 30 million people. The bitcoin wallet revealed that the initiative is to encourage the mainstream adoption and usage of the cryptocurrency Stellar Lumens (XLM). According to information from…

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eToro Reveals New Wallet Along With BTC & ETH Adoption

The global investment platform eToro confirmed that they will release their cryptocurrency wallet in a recent press release published this week. On the 6th November, eToro tweeted through their official Twitter handle to announce that they have expanded and that they have created a new wallet available in several different countries. You can see the…

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Ethereum Wallet MetaMask Achieves Milestone of 1.3 Million Users: Wild Success

MetaMask, the most popular Ethereum wallet in the world, has just hit a major milestone of 1.3 million downloads, according to a recent announcement. MetaMask Hits 1.3 Million Users The wallet comes as a new Chrome extension, and it offers numerous features, such as a secure identity vault. It allows anyone to run decentralized application (dApps) on…

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IOTA Foundation to Integrate Native Token With Ledger’s Hardware Crypto Wallets

The Germany-based IOTA Foundation will integrate IOTA tokens with Ledger’s hardware cryptocurrency wallets, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 2. The IOTA Foundation is a non-profit organization that supports the development and standardization of distributed ledger technology (DLT) and is focused on building ecosystems around IOTA in order to facilitate its commercial…

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Venezuela Begins Public Sale of National Cryptocurrency Petro

The Venezuelan government has opened up an exchange desk for the country’s national cryptocurrency at the headquarters of the Superintendency of Cryptoassets. According to the government, investors can now purchase the petro with a number of fiat currencies and cryptocurrencies. Delegates from China have reportedly purchased some with yuan. Venezuela Starts Selling Petro On Monday,…

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XRP Price Momentum Remains Flat Despite Additional Hardware Wallet Support

The past few days have not been easy for Ripple and its native XRP asset. A lot of market volatility has ensued for no apparent reason. It seems unlikely XRP will hit $0.4, although returning to $0.5 has been a very big struggle. For now, it seems the status quo near $0.45 will remain in…

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New Zealand Gov’t-Backed Institute Issues Grant to Crypto Wallet and Trading Service

  New Zealand’s state-backed innovation institute Callaghan Innovation awarded a $330,000 grant to a local crypto wallet and trading service, according to a press release published Tuesday, Oct. 30. Callaghan Innovation issued an “R&D Project Grant” to local crypto wallet and trading platform Vimba, a rebranded version of former MyCryptoSaver. Following the grant, the crypto…

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Exchanges Roundup: SBI to Develop Wallet, Huobi Targets New Markets

In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, SBI Group has unveiled a partnership with Sepior that will see the companies jointly develop a proprietary wallet, Huobi has announced it is establishing an operational base in Dubai to target the African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian cryptocurrency markets, and Trijo, a Swedish crypto exchange, has received…

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Jaxx Cryptocurrency Wallet Tutorial with ShapeShift

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bitcoin wallet android – sweeping a bitcoin paper wallet with mycelium phone wallet app

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Under the Tent: A Look at the Latest Openbazaar Marketplace Software

Back in April of 2016 news.Bitcoin.com reviewed the Openbazaar platform the first day the marketplace launched. Since then the application has come a long way with many updates, new features, and the platform most definitely has more users. This week we decided to give the Openbazaar 2.2.5 client a test run and see how much…

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