Kenya to Welcome Blockchain-Based Community Currencies

Grassroots Economics, a non-profit organization that develops and implements community currency programs in Africa, will utilize the Bancor Protocol to expand its existing paper currency system into a blockchain-based network, the foundation announced on Monday. The initiative will seek to… Continue Reading

An Inside Look at the Electron Cash Wallet Coming to iOS

Just recently reported on the unique Electron Cash wallet alongside using the Cashshuffle plugin. Two weeks ago we were granted access to the Electron Cash iOS beta testing period, and we wanted to give our readers a sneak peek… Continue Reading

Estonia Grants License to Crypto Trading Software Provider Ibinex

Ibinex, a company that specializes in white-label solutions for cryptocurrency exchanges, has obtained a license to operate in Estonia. Besides exchange services, it also plans to offer both hot and cold wallets within the regulatory framework of the tech-savvy, crypto-friendly… Continue Reading

Korean Firm Keypair Launches Credit Card-Shaped NFC Hardware Wallet

A new hardware wallet has been launched by the South Korean financial tech firm Keypair. The company’s Keywallet Touch has an interesting design as it’s shaped like a credit card and utilizes NFC technology. The company says the device’s smart… Continue Reading

Apple’s App Store Revises Cryptocurrency App Rules

Just recently the tech giant Apple has revised its App Store policies concerning cryptocurrency applications offered within the platform marketplace. The new rules are a bit stricter and apply to cryptocurrency wallets, exchanges, and platforms that facilitate Initial Coin Offerings… Continue Reading

Bitcoin in Brief Friday: Bitpanda Offers New Coins, Microsoft Dips Data Center in the Sea

In today’s Bitcoin in Brief we cover a recent announcement by a leading European crypto exchange – Bitpanda is adding two new coins, IOTA and Komodo. While on the Old Continent, Microsoft has immersed a whole data center off the… Continue Reading

Crypto Hardware Wallet KeepKey Launches Native ERC20 Token Support

Cryptocurrency hardware wallet manufacturer KeepKey has launched native support for ERC20 tokens, now allowing users to send, receive and exchange between 30 ERC20 tokens including Augur, Bancor, Numeraire, and District0x, directly on their KeepKey device. Through its native ERC20 token… Continue Reading

Research: Majority of EU, US Exchanges and Wallets Fail to KYC Users

More than two thirds of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet providers on both sides of the Atlantic fail to conduct proper identity verification checks. According to new research into their onboarding practices, most of the studied platforms do not… Continue Reading

Chinese Wallet Imtoken Holds $20 Billion in Coinbase Customer Assets

In a recent interview, Ben He, the founder of major Chinese Ethereum wallet provider, Imtoken, discussed his company’s growth. $35 billion worth of crypto assets are currently held in Imtoken wallets – including funds owned by major cryptocurrency companies such… Continue Reading

New Cashpay Wallet Allows Purchases With Any Online Retailer Using BCH

On Saturday, June 2 a new cryptocurrency wallet focused exclusively on bitcoin cash launched called Cashpay. The beta release is now available for Android and iOS devices but the wallet also offers an interesting feature — Cashpay comes with the… Continue Reading