Category: Wallet

How Often Are Top Privacy Coins and Mixers Actually Used? – A Look at XMR, DASH, and ZEC

How Often Are Top Privacy Coins and Mixers Actually Used? - A Look at XMR and Popular ProtocolsAs Bitcoin and crypto help everyday individuals to regain control over their money, and make trusting third parties unnecessary, it’s not surprising that privacy advocates have flocked to the space. While bitcoin’s ledger is openly viewable, privacy coins and privacy enhancing protocols are popular ways for value holders to ensure their sensitive financial info stays […]

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Tax Agents ‘Confiscate’ Bitcoin From Criminal but Keep the Coins in His Wallet

Tax Agents 'Confiscate' Bitcoin From Criminal but Don’t See Problem Keeping It in His WalletThe State Revenue Service of Latvia (SRS) has seized some bitcoins for the first time. The cryptocurrency, allegedly acquired through illegal means, is still being stored in the wallet set up by a criminal. Experts have expressed concerns about the risk of the money disappearing as officials continue to insist only government agencies have access […]

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Zengo Is a Keyless Yet Noncustodial Bitcoin Wallet

Zengo Is a Keyless Yet Noncustodial Bitcoin WalletZengo is a non-custodial mobile wallet that dispenses with private keys in favor of threshold signatures to create two ‘mathematical secret shares’ – one stored on your mobile device, the other on their servers. In other words, there’s no single point of failure and no risk of irretrievably losing your coins in the event of […]

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How To Start Using Bitcoin: Buying, Storing, and Spending Crypto for a Total Newb

How To Start Using Bitcoin - Buying, Storing, and Spending Crypto for a Total NewbFor the already initiated, there is a little spoken of land outside of crypto world where legions of normal people hear about Bitcoin and are interested, but don’t know where to begin. This is a problem considering the creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, designed it as a peer-to-peer electronic cash system for anyone to use. […]

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Peter Schiff Forgets Bitcoin Wallet Password, Blames Bitcoin

Peter Schiff Forgets His Bitcoin Wallet Password, Blames BitcoinPeter Schiff hates Bitcoin almost as much as bitcoiners hate Schiff. The gold bug makes a point of dissing the cryptocurrency whenever he can, despite the hypocrisy of accepting BCT on his own website. Today, the eccentric entrepreneur found a new reason to rip on bitcoin after forgetting his wallet password – and apparently Bitcoin […]

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EU Countries Commence Crypto Regulations as Mandated by New Directive

EU Countries Start Regulating Cryptocurrency as Mandated by New DirectiveThe European Union’s 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive mandates that member states start regulating crypto assets by Jan. 10. Crypto exchanges and custodial wallet providers are now covered by the same regulatory requirements as banks and other financial institutions. Also read: Regs Roundup: SEC Actions, Crypto Tax-Free in Korea, New Chinese Laws EU’s Regulatory Deadline: Jan. […]

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Coinbase Wallet Removing Mobile Dapp Browser to Comply With Apple

Coinbase Wallet Removing Mobile Dapp Browser to Comply With AppleIt’s been a busy couple of weeks for bad news in crypto, with Youtube’s removal of hundreds of videos, Google Play’s removal of Metamask, and now Coinbase mobile wallet users facing an announcement their app is losing its dapp browser, reportedly due to restrictive policy requirements from Apple. Some are calling the announcement “the last […]

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French Businessman Detained for Stealing €1.2 Million in Crypto From His Partners

French Businessman Detained for Stealing €1.2 Million in Crypto From His PartnersAn investigation launched on the request of a French startup has led to the indictment of a 37-year-old entrepreneur accused of stealing 182 BTC from the company he cofounded. Embezzlement of money is one the charges brought against him by the public prosecutor’s office in Paris. Also read: Russia’s Supreme Court Recognizes Tokens as Assets […]

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Cybersecurity Firm Cybavo Adds SLP Token Support to Its Wallet Management Platforms

Cybersecurity Firm Cybavo Adds SLP Tokens Support to Its Wallet Management PlatformsThe SLP token ecosystem continues to grow rapidly as more companies adopt the token protocol. The latest to join this trend is Cybavo, a cybersecurity firm providing enterprise-level secure private key management for blockchain applications to some of the biggest exchanges in the world. Also Read: SLP Token Market Cap Surpasses $50 Million Cybavo Adds […]

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German Fintechs Rush to Offer Crypto Custody Services Under New Law

German Fintechs Rush to Offer Crypto Custody Services Under New LawFintech companies in the Federal Republic are quickly moving to develop and offer custodial solutions for digital assets under the new German legislation that will allow banks to store, transfer and trade cryptocurrencies next year. Berlin-based Solarisbank has established a subsidiary that will focus exclusively on the niche. The new entity and another German startup, […]

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Evercoin Launches Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet

Evercoin Launches Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Hardware WalletAt New York Consensus Invest Summit, Evercoin Inc. today announced Evercoin 2, the “safest hardware wallet”. Evercoin 2 provides a wallet and exchange for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies featuring a hardware wallet the size of a house key powered by YubiKey 5ci, the first implementation of its kind. Prior to this, users wanting hardware security relied on large, difficult to use and not mobile-first first-generation hardware wallets like Ledger and Trezor. Now every compatible YubiKey owner can download a free hardware wallet.

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Smartphone Developers Embrace Crypto as Opera Integrates BTC and TRX

Smartphone Developers Embrace Crypto as Opera Integrates BTC and TRXThe love-in between smartphone developers and cryptocurrency users is smoldering. What started out as a flirtation by HTC and Samsung has blossomed into a full-blown affair, incorporating hardware and software support from a string of companies. Today, Opera ramped up its cryptocurrency support, integrating Bitcoin Core and Tron into its mobile browser wallet. Also read: […]

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How to Safely Store Your Wallet Recovery Phrase

How to Safely Store Your Wallet Recovery PhraseAs a cryptocurrency holder, security is paramount – and you can’t be too careful when it comes to your wallet recovery phrase. Unless you want your meticulously accrued crypto to disappear into the ether (or your ether to disappear into the cryptosphere), safely stashing your wallet mnemonic is vital. You must do everything in your […]

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Bitcoin.com Acquires Blockchain Software Startup O3 Labs

Bitcoin.com Acquires Blockchain Software Startup O3 LabsBitcoin.com has announced the acquisition of blockchain startup O3 Labs, the Tokyo-based software company that specializes in developing gateways to the digital economy. The deal will see O3 absorbed into Bitcoin.com, forming a single team dedicated to creating tools for realizing the full potential of the Bitcoin Cash network. The two companies intend to work together to build the next generation of mobile financial services, which will bear the Bitcoin.com name.

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