A Hands-On Review of the Keepkey Hardware Wallet

Hardware wallets, like the cryptocurrency stored within them, can provoke strong emotions in their owners. Hodlers like what they like, and that’s the end of the matter. If the first hardware wallet you bought was a Ledger, you’re probably Ledger… Continue Reading

Moon Missions and Custom Wallets: Bitcoin Community Celebrates Pizza Day

On May 22, the bitcoin community celebrated the second most important date in its calendar. No other date, save for January 3, 2009 when Satoshi mined the genesis block, is more symbolic. It was on May 22, 2010 that Laszlo… Continue Reading

Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: Coinbase Goes After Big Money as Nomura Creates Komainu

The rush of big money into the cryptocurrency market is continuing at full pace and reshaping the global investment landscape. Two recent examples are Coinbase’s new institutional focus and Nomura’s new venture. These stories, and much more, are in today’s… Continue Reading

Vive la France! Bitcoin Tax Slashed by Republic

According to Le Monde, France’s State Council of taxation has announced a severe lowering of financial penalties on gains from cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. The agency is signaling crypto tax will plummet from its current 45% to an across the… Continue Reading

This Week in Bitcoin: A New Dawn

It’s too early to tell whether the crypto markets are out of the woods and inching back into the light. If a doctor was giving the prognosis, she would probably venture that we should remain “cautiously optimistic”. But if the… Continue Reading

15-Year-Old Security Researcher Shares Ledger Wallet Exploit

Hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger has published a firmware update to remedy several security flaws. The exploits were independently found by a trio of white hat security researchers, one of whom, Saleem Rashid, is a 15-year-old British boy. The attack vector… Continue Reading

A Review of the Swiss-Made Digital Bitbox Hardware Wallet

During the Anarchapulco event last week I had purchased a Digital Bitbox hardware wallet. I’ve tested and reviewed a variety of popular hardware wallets over the years and decided to experiment with the Bitbox platform so our readers can get… Continue Reading

What to Expect When You Order a Hardware Wallet

Over the past few months, well known hardware wallet manufacturers have been swamped with sales during and after the holiday season. Hardware wallet deliveries have been backed up and some people have had to wait weeks to get direct shipping… Continue Reading

French Manufacturer Archos Launches Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet

Cryptocurrency users are blessed with an increasing choice of hardware wallets. Ledger and Trezor, the two dominant players in the space, are facing competition from a number of new entrants. Ledger will soon be joined by a fellow French manufacturer… Continue Reading

Bafin Clarifies Stance on ICOs as More Germans Ask About Tokens

Germany’s financial regulator has clarified its position on initial coin offerings. Bafin admitted it was receiving many inquiries about the status of tokens and cryptocurrencies distributed to investors through ICOs. The federal agency advised interested parties to refer to regulations… Continue Reading