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Bitski raises $1.8M seed round to develop crypto wallet infrastructure

Bitski, a developer-focused blockchain wallet infrastructure provider, has raised a $1.8M seed round from investors including Galaxy Digital, Winklevoss Capital, and Coinbase. The startup is building developer tools for blockchain-focused developers. The firm’s flagship product is an easy-to-integrate cryptocurrency wallet for the Ethereum ecosystem, enabling…

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…

Seriously Off The Grid Hardware Wallet – The ELLIPAL Titan Cold Wallet

Those who have been into cryptocurrency for while would have already done some research on cold storage. They are devices or solutions that are used to keep private keys offline, away from hackers and prevent coins from being stolen. Hardware wallets, paper wallets, air-gapped cold wallets are examples of…

CRYPTOTAG Zeus Starter Kit Review: Is It Worth The Hype?

CRYPTOTAG, a company that specializes in high-end crypto backup solutions, has just launched its new compact Zeus Starter Kit product for serious crypto hodlers. Here at Bitcoinist, we were lucky enough to get our hands on one, and it does not disappoint. Design As with…

Samsung blockchain wallet adds support for Elrond token

Samsung has integrated Elrond (ERD) token on its blockchain wallet. Revealing the news exclusively to The Block on Thursday, Elrond said Samsung has added support for the ERD token into its blockchain ecosystem in a “mutually beneficial” partnership. Samsung users will get easy access to…

Smartphone Developers Embrace Crypto as Opera Integrates BTC and TRX

The 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…

How to Safely Store Your Wallet Recovery Phrase

As 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…

Bitcoin.com Acquires Blockchain Software Startup O3 Labs

JAPAN, TOKYO, October 21, 2019 — Bitcoin.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…

Ripple invests $750K in crypto wallet BRD to increase XRP usage

Cryptocurrency wallet provider BRD (formerly Bread) has received a $750,000 investment from blockchain payments firm Ripple to boost the adoption of its XRP cryptocurrency. The investment, made via Ripple’s Xpring program, will allow BRD to build on the XRP Ledger and integrate XRP into its…

New Cold Wallet Custody Solution Strives to Eliminate Cryptocurrency Hacks

GK8, a blockchain startup based out of Tel Aviv, Israel, has made some significant strides in its mission to improve cryptocurrency security and convenience solutions. On September 18, 2019, the firm announced completion of what it is calling the world’s first and only secured cold…