BitFlyer Partners With Brave to Develop New Crypto Wallet

BitFlyer, the biggest crypto exchange in Japan in terms of trading volume, has announced a partnership with Brave, the privacy-protecting browser.  According to the announcement, BitFlyer and Brave will develop “a crypto asset wallet for Brave browser users”.  No further details about the new crypto wallet have been made available. Japanese users of Brave browser are rewarded with Basic Attention Token Points (BAP), due to regulations that prevent them from earning the cryptocurrency BAT, or trading their points for money on exchanges. The announcement is likely to fuel speculation that…

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MetaMask Enhances User Privacy With New Wallet Update

MetaMask, a popular Ether (ETH) wallet and browser extension, has just released a new major application upgrade. Announcing the news on July 2, MetaMask outlined that the new update, MetaMask Version 8, offers a number of new features like enhanced privacy control and a new account-login system. MetaMask users can now switch between several accounts to protect privacy MetaMask’s new “Unparalleled Privacy Control” feature is focused on protecting private user information while connecting the app to a certain website. As such, MetaMask V8 offers users to select one or more…

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Lastbit’s Wallet Hopes to Make Spending Bitcoin Simple One Day – Bitcoin Magazine

Lastbit, a Berkeley-based startup, has announced the beta launch of their Bitcoin and Lightning-enabled wallet. The company claims that their new solution is meant to address three critical problems preventing Bitcoin’s mass adoption:  price volatility, slow transactions, and technical complexities. Their solution for all of those problems seems simple:  allow the merchants to be paid in fiat when you want to spend with your bitcoin by just using a debit or credit card. The backbone of lastbit’s wallet is the fact that the app allows you to generate virtual credit…

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Casa Releases Self-Custody Bitcoin Wallet Focused on Privacy

New York-based crypto custody startup Casa has released a new wallet for Bitcoin newbies and long-term HODLers.   In a Casa blog post on June 13, the crypto firm that provides a private key management service announced it had created Casa Wallet after an investment from venture capital fund Mantis VC. A software wallet designed around privacy, Casa Wallet allows users to not provide any personal information apart from a first name and email.  In addition, unlike some software wallets like Exodus, Casa said its users do not need to set…

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Crypto 101: How to Send and Receive Bitcoin Cash Via the Bitcoin.com Wallet

During the last few months in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak and faltering global economy, many individuals have shown an interest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. However, oftentimes people can find the process a bit daunting because they are not used to using crypto assets and have never experienced the process. The following article is a quick guide on how to get a cryptocurrency address, receive digital assets, and send them as well. Creating a Bitcoin Cash Wallet and Obtaining a Receiving Address Amid the crazy economy, a lot…

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Casa Launches Free Wallet Service – Bitcoin Magazine

Today, Bitcoin custody solution provider Casa has launched a free wallet service aimed at new users. This app provides a retooled version of the basic wallet it offers its members, designed to be simple to use but without all of the premium services included in Casa’s more advanced products. “We’re excited about launching a free and simple bitcoin wallet that anyone can use,” said Nick Neuman, Casa’s CEO, in a statement shared with Bitcoin Magazine. “More people are turning to Bitcoin as a long-term investment, but they may not know…

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Exchange Crypto with 0% Fees in Lumi Wallet

Everybody’s sick of commissions. Lumi Wallet is renouncing them, introducing 0% Fees on all in-wallet operations. All you need to get rid of hidden fees is the Lumi Wallet app and the promocode – BTCNEWS. Why is Lumi doing this? Decentralized finance has undeniable advantages over fiat currencies: convertibility, diversification, speed, and security of transfer. But the junction of two worlds – crypto and fiat – is where we face the necessary evil – transaction fees. Lumi is a private wallet. It does not collect or ask for any data…

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Litecoin Foundation Migrates to BitGo’s Multi-Signature Wallet

The Litecoin Foundation announced that it will migrate from the multi-sig Electrum-LTC wallet to BitGo’s multi-sig wallet.  According to a May 7 post on the company’s website, the move is due to BitGo’s wallet providing “greater convenience and nearly the same level of security.” The old Electrum-LTC addresses will be available online for one month, with the new BitGo wallets addressed to be published soon. The price of Litecoin (LTC) rose 5% following the announcement, but experienced a similar downturn as Bitcoin (BTC) during the halving dump on May 9.…

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Crypto Staking Wallet Offers 1.5% Daily Returns: Ponzi in Progress?

A cryptocurrency staking wallet that offers users as much as 1.5% daily returns is bearing striking resemblance to a Ponzi scheme. That’s according to a Medium article published on April 19 by Jan Kowalski which warns readers to steer clear of an app known as StakedWallet. The website offers Proof-of-Stake “investment opportunities” wherein the user’s daily payout increases the longer they keep their funds staked. Staking payouts begin at 0.6% per day, and increase to 1.5% after nine months. Seemingly effortless daily returns such as these have been a hallmark…

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Google Pulls 49 Cryptocurrency Wallet Browser Extensions Found Stealing Private Keys

Google has removed 49 cryptocurrency wallet browser extensions after a security researcher discovered they were stealing private keys. These Chrome extensions targeted users of crypto wallets, such as Ledger, Trezor, Jaxx, Electrum, Myetherwallet, Metamask, Exodus, and Keepkey. Also read: Bitcoin Revolution: Wanna Earn $1,000 a Day? Government Warns About This Scam 49 Malicious Chrome Browser Extensions Security researcher Harry Denley revealed on Tuesday that 49 Chrome browser extensions have been stealing users’ cryptocurrency wallet private keys. Denley is the director of security at Mycrypto, an open-source tool for generating ether…

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