Bitcoin.com Wallet App Marks Over Five Million Wallets Created

The Bitcoin.com Wallet has now achieved a major milestone with over 5 million wallets created since the app launched just a little over two years ago. An upcoming version of the digital wallet app will add SLP token support and additional features. Also Read: Video: Bitcoin Cash Lets You Buy Equity Over the Counter at a Bar Bitcoin.com Wallet Continues to Grow Bitcoin.com today marks more than five million wallets created with the company’s official wallet app. The Bitcoin.com Wallet was launched back in August 2017 and quickly gained a…

With New Crypto Hardware Wallet, Evercoin Takes Aim at Trezor and Ledger

Evercoin announced the launch of Evercoin 2 today, Nov. 12, at New York Consensus Invest Summit. Evercoin claims that its new wallet is the safest hardware wallet currently on the market, providing users with an end-to-end encrypted ownership solution for cryptocurrency storage.  Powered by YubiKey 5ci —  a security key designed to deliver strong hardware-backed authentication for iPhones and other devices — Evercoin 2 contains a hardware wallet no bigger than a house key. This is the first hardware wallet to use YubiKey 5ci for iPhone and USB-C for android…

Evercoin Launches Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet

New York, NY, 12 November 2019 – At 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. Evercoin…

Venezuela President Maduro Touts Trezor Bitcoin Wallet on National TV

On Nov. 6, President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro appeared on state-run television station Venezuelan Television Corporation (VTV), holding a crypto hardware storage device allegedly developed by major wallet supplier Trezor. The video is posted on the official Facebook page of President Maduro. Trezor says it is unaware of the alleged Trezor representatives who appeared on the Venezuelan national TV alongside Maduro. Trezor says it is investigating In a news segment titled “Private companies of cryptocurrency are operative in Venezuela,” Maduro was meeting a company that introduced themselves as alleged representatives…

Zimbabwean CEO Supposedly Loses Private Key to Crypto Exchange’s Wallet

Tawanda Kembo, the founder and CEO of the Zimbabwe-based crypto exchange Golix, is claiming that he has lost the private key to his company’s digital wallet. As a result, the customers of the cryptocurrency exchange are unable to access their funds. The timing of the announcement hints at a sinister motive. Over the past few months, Kembo and his company have been embroiled in a legal battle against the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), who had ordered Golix to shutdown its services after the company was found violating the regulatory…

CEO Of Zimbabwean Crypto Exchange Loses Password to Bitcoin Cold Wallet

Tawanda Kembo, the founder and CEO of the Zimbabwean cryptocurrency exchange Golix, claims to have lost the password to one of the exchange’s Bitcoin (BTC) cold wallets. On Nov. 1, local news daily iHare reported that the CEO of Zimbabwe’s first cryptocurrency exchange allegedly lost the password in May of last year. IHare wrote that the “password fiasco” was confirmed by two separate sources familiar with the matter.  CEO loses access to 33 Bitcoins The story of the lost password follows reports that financial regulators at the Reserve Bank of…

Telegram Releases Test Gram Wallet Despite Pending SEC Suit

Telegram has released a test version of its desktop wallet for its own digital coin, known as Grams, despite an injunction from the SEC preventing the launch of its planned blockchain, Telegram Open Network (TON). Users can download the desktop app on Windows, macOS, and Linux 64 bit from Telegram’s official website. The app greets users with the message, “Now you have a wallet only you control – directly, without middlemen or bankers.” Users can also engage in test transactions with Grams distributed by a special Telegram bot; however, it warns that these…

Telegram’s Grams Wallet Is Available on GitHub in Test Mode

Telegram’s crypto wallet Grams Wallet is now available for MacOS, Windows and Ubuntu in testing mode, with the source code published on GitHub. Grams Wallet users can get test tokens Users can now download the test wallet client from its website, create an address and receive private keys as well as request and test Gram tokens in the app via a special Telegram bot called TestTonBot. Specifically, TestTonBot invites users to test out the service by requesting 5 to 20 tokens to the generated crypto address on the app. After…

Opera Browser Introduces Enhanced Support for Bitcoin in Built-In Digital Wallet

In a major shift in its design philosophy, the mobile/desktop browser application Opera has revamped its UI and UX for its android mobile platform; and more importantly, it has improved the cryptocurrency integration with its digital wallet. Only Ethereum (ETH)trade had been supported by the browser but with the newer version, 54, Bitcoin(BTC)trade can also be added to the digital wallet. Additionally, the company has also added support for the Tron blockchain and Tron DApps. It is noteworthy that of the five most popular browsers – Chrome, Safari, Samsung Internet,…

ACINQ Unveils Its ‘2nd Generation’ Bitcoin Lightning Network Wallet

French Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning Network (LN) implementation developer ACINQ introduced its second-generation Lightning Network wallet, Phoenix, via Twitter, on Oct. 18. A video accompanying the post demonstrates a number of wallet functions, all accessed via a user-friendly interface. From setup to receiving and making payments in under a minute From a fresh install of the wallet app on an Android device, setting up a new wallet is a single click away. Although the new wallet has no open channels, it can still produce an LN invoice and receive funds. On…