Category: Wallets

Georgia Exempts Bitcoin From VAT to Become the Next Country to Affirm Its Currency Status

Georgia Exempts Bitcoin From VAT to Become the Next Country Affirming Its Currency StatusCryptocurrency taxation is a subject that concerns a growing number of users, traders and investors. An area that creates a lot of confusion among taxpayers is the application of VAT, or the value-added tax most countries levy on the sales of goods and services. Georgia has become the latest nation to free crypto-fiat transactions from […]

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Crypto Debit Cards You Can Use Now Plus a Few to Expect Soon

Crypto Cards You Can Use Now and Some to ExpectDebit cards tied to cryptocurrency wallets provide an opportunity to spend your digital coins almost anywhere fiat money is accepted. It’s a working solution, at least until wider adoption comes around. That’s why they’ve become so popular in the crypto community. Challenges of different sorts have negatively affected some of the earlier offerings, but it’s […]

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Electron Cash Users Can Now Send Bitcoin Cash to Mobile Phones

Electron Cash Users Can Now Send Bitcoin Cash to Mobile PhonesThe developers behind the Bitcoin-Cash-based Electron Cash light client have added a slew of new features to the latest 4.0.6 version. Now Electron Cash users can send bitcoin cash to mobile phones via the Cointext service. In addition to this new functionality, the Cashshuffle implementation within the wallet now permits up to 99.9999 BCH per […]

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Bitcoin Cash and SLP-Fueled Badger Wallet Launches for iOS

Bitcoin Cash and SLP-Fueled Badger Wallet Launches for iOSOn June 3, the popular bitcoin cash (BCH) light client Badger Wallet launched its open beta version for iOS mobile devices. Now Apple users can download the wallet in order to store, send and receive BCH alongside the ability to do the same with Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens in a noncustodial manner. Also read: […]

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Samsung Galaxy S10 – What’s Up With the Crypto Wallet?

Samsung Galaxy S10 – What’s Up With the Crypto Wallet?Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10, had one of the most anticipated premieres this year. The launch of the high-end lineup, comprising three models, marked the 10th anniversary of the Galaxy S series, considered a benchmark in the Android world. A slew of new features were introduced for the latest model. However, the one […]

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Crescent Cash Users Can Now Send Bitcoin Cash Via Text Message

On May 15, the BCH-based and open source Android wallet Crescent Cash launched a new feature that allows people to send bitcoin cash through a text message. The SMS sending service added to the wallet is due to the latest open source API introduced by the crypto startup Cointext. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Protocol Successfully […]

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The Number of Cryptocurrency Wallet Users Keeps Rising

Number of Crypto Wallet Users on the Rise AgainData published recently shows that the number of cryptocurrency wallet users has been steadily increasing over the years, almost independently of the market ups and downs. This positive trend has continued throughout the extended bearish market and has in fact steepened in the last few weeks. Also read: Dozens of Crypto Trademarks Filed in the […]

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Crescent Cash BCH Wallet Features SLP Token Support for Smartphones

Crescent Cash BCH Wallet Features SLP Token Support for Mobile PhonesDuring the first week of April, news.Bitcoin.com reported on a new bitcoin cash (BCH) mobile wallet called Crescent Cash. At the time, the wallet was the third wallet within the BCH ecosystem to add the Cash Accounts protocol. Now with the latest version release, the noncustodial client is the first mobile wallet to support Simple […]

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UK and Europe-Based Users Can Now Buy Bitcoin Cash Inside the Bitcoin.com Wallet

In the summer of 2017, Bitcoin.com launched its open source light client and since then more than 3.8 million wallets have been created. We’ve since added a load of new features to the wallet software and as of April 15, 2019, Bitcoin.com Wallet users in the UK and Europe can purchase bitcoin cash (BCH) directly […]

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Crescent Cash Becomes the Third BCH Light Client to Adopt Cash Accounts

Crescent Cash Becomes the Third BCH Light Client to Adopt Cash AccountsThere’s a new open source bitcoin cash (BCH) wallet called Crescent Cash which uses the Cash Accounts protocol by default. The new application was designed by the programmer Pokkst who built the wallet for simplicity by allowing BCH users to send funds to a specific username as opposed to a long alphanumeric address. Also read: […]

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Broken Phone? Don’t Sweat It — Restore a Bitcoin Wallet in Minutes

Broken Phone? Don't Sweat it — Restore a Bitcoin Wallet in MinutesWith bitcoin ownership, it’s very important to back up your mnemonic seed phrase in order to restore your funds in case of an emergency. For instance, a device holding a wallet can be broken, get lost or stolen and the backup is the only way to retrieve the funds after these mishaps. The following is […]

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This Photo Gallery App Is a BCH Light Wallet in Disguise

This Photo Gallery App Is a BCH Light Wallet in DisguiseOn March 27, a developer released a different kind of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) application called Bchgallery, an Android BCH wallet that is disguised as a generic photo gallery app. The platform aims to provide added security through obscurity by acting as a decoy application. Also read: New Crypto-Friendly Banking and Payment Services Launch in the […]

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Switch Between BCH and BTC Effortlessly With the Bitcoin.com Wallet

The Bitcoin.com Wallet is a simple cryptocurrency light client that supports bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core (BTC). Since the initial release of the software, there have been 3.7 million noncustodial wallets created and climbing. Now, the latest version of the Bitcoin.com Wallet not only allows users to manage digital assets, but also provides the […]

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Crypto Users Are Still Scared to Pay With Bitcoin in 2019 — FIO Protocol Aims to Fix That

Crypto Users Are Still Scared to Pay With Bitcoin in 2019 — FIO Protocol Hopes to Fix ThatOver the last few months, a number of cryptocurrency wallet and exchange providers have joined the Foundation for Interwallet Operability (FIO). The foundation aims to improve digital currency operability because it believes the user experience (UX) for cryptocurrencies is poor and the majority of wallets cannot handle payment requests between wallets. On March 12, a […]

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Ledger Reveals Physical Exploits Against Trezor Hardware Wallets

Ledger Reveals Physical Exploits against Trezor WalletsThe battle of the hardware wallets is heating up. At this weekend’s MIT Bitcoin Expo in Boston, Charles Guillmet, Chief Security Officer of Ledger, presented a number of physical attacks that could be executed against Trezor hardware wallets. He also outlined an attack on their rival’s device that Ledger has refrained from making public because […]

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Malta Appoints Cybersecurity Firm Ciphertrace to Monitor Crypto Transactions

Malta Appoints Cybersecurity Firm Ciphertrace to Monitor Crypto TransactionsThe Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has appointed U.S. cybersecurity company Ciphertrace to help with compliance monitoring of crypto assets. Ciphertrace will be expected to keep track of transactions that pass through local crypto exchanges and digital wallets including ICOs, screening for potential money laundering and terrorism financing violations. Also read: Fidelity’s Cryptocurrency Arm Starts […]

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This New Hardware Wallet Fits Into a Smartphone SIM Tray

On March 5, a new hardware wallet was unveiled by U.S. tech startup Vaulttel that fits inside a mobile phone’s SIM tray. According to the manufacturer, the Intellichip SIM card uses state of the art encryption while also providing biometric authentication. Also read: 4 of Tokyo’s Hottest Nightclubs to Accept Bitcoin Cash The Vaulttel Intellichip […]

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Cash Accounts Developer Publishes User-Friendly Cashual Wallet Concept

On March 2, Jonathan Silverblood, the creator of the Bitcoin Cash name system Cash Accounts, published a user-friendly wallet design he’s been working on for a long time. The Cashual Wallet concept is a BCH client specifically designed for ease of use and features the Cash Accounts name system integration. Also read: Payglobal Provides Cryptocurrency […]

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How to Use Multisig to Keep Your Coins Ultra-Safe

How to Use Multisig to Keep Your Bitcoin Ultra-SafeMulti-signature, or multisig, is a wallet configuration that requires at least two keys to authorize a transaction. Commonly used by cryptocurrency exchanges to ensure funds can’t be moved by a rogue employee, multisig also has applications for end-users. If you’re seeking to enhance the security of your noncustodial bitcoin wallet, multi-signature might be the answer. […]

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Cashshuffle Participants Mix $20K of Bitcoin Cash in One Transaction

Cashshuffle Participants Shuffle $20K Worth of Bitcoin Cash in One TransactionOver the last few days, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) enthusiasts have been meeting online to mix BCH using the Cashshuffle mixing software for the Electron Cash wallet. A few shuffling milestones took place this week, culminating on Feb. 25 when a massive shuffle saw 152 BCH ($20,000) mixed together in one transaction. Also read: Lightning Network: […]

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Coinbase Wallet App Adds Bitcoin Cash Support

Coinbase Wallet App Adds Bitcoin Cash SupportCoinbase announced on Tuesday that users of its wallet app can now directly store their bitcoin cash. The app update will be rolled out to all iOS and Android users in the next few weeks. Both Cashaddr and legacy address formats are supported alongside Bitcoin Cash Testnet for developers. Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key Upgrades […]

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Everything You Should Know About Bitcoin Address Formats

Everything You Should Know About Bitcoin Address FormatsA wallet address, comprising a string of 26-35 alphanumeric characters, is all it takes to send and receive bitcoin. Any bitcoin address can be used to transfer cryptocurrency to any other address on the network, provided the sender’s wallet software supports that address type. With multiple address formats to choose from, and wallet providers and […]

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Bitcoin Cash-Focused Ifwallet Implements Cash Accounts Name System 

Bitcoin Cash Focused Ifwallet Implements Cash Accounts Name System Last month, on the 10th anniversary of the Bitcoin genesis block, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developer Jonathan Silverblood launched his Cashaccount.info platform. The Cash Accounts platform allows users to tether human-readable names to BCH addresses in order to make payments easier. Now the Chinese BCH light client Ifwallet has become the first public wallet with Cash […]

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BCH-Powered Badger Wallet Now Connects to a Variety of Blockchain Apps

BCH-Powered Badger Wallet Now Connects to a Variety of Blockchain AppsSince its inception, the bitcoin cash (BCH) light client Badger Wallet has become one of the most versatile BCH platforms. Over the last few weeks, Badger developers have added a slew of new features including Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) support and integration with projects like Satoshi Dice and Sideshift.io. Also Read: Bitcoin’s Social Contract Must Be […]

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