• BitLox is a new entrant into the physical Bitcoin wallet market. BitLox Creator Dana Coe sent us a wallet to test and review, and also answered some questions about BitLox, its development, and more. One of the first things you will notice about BitLox is it uses an e-ink screen which both saves power and makes reading it easier in many different lighting situations. The screen is one of many features which make it a unique

    Interview With BitLox Bitcoin Wallet Creator Dana Coe

    | 2016/05/05 6:00 am
  • The topic of transaction fees has been kicked around a few times in the world of Bitcoin, but the question remains whether or not wallets are ready to deal with opt-in replace-by-fee. Several exchange platforms have taken the necessary steps to detect opt-in replace-by-fee situations, but more efforts are needed. Also read: Follow My Vote Launches Kickstarter For Blockchain Voting Project Bitcoin Wallets Are Not Ready For Opt-in Replace-by-fee It will come as a big

    Bitcoin Wallets Vulnerable To Opt-in Replace-by-fee Double Spend Attacks

    | 2016/04/26 2:46 am
  • Zebpay, India’s biggest Bitcoin company, is proud to announce that after only 10 months of operation, it has achieved over 1 billion INR (approximately $15 million USD) in turnover through its Bitcoin app available on both iPhones and Android.  They currently have over 30,000 users, with 6,000 being added every month. As the fastest growing Bitcoin Company in India, Zebpay plans to add 100,000 users by the end of 2016. With the infusion of $1 million

    ZebPay Passes $15 Million in First 10 Months of India Operations

    | 2016/04/25 12:00 pm
  • Imagine a world without paper currency. Maybe such a reality appears far from where we stand today, but the horizon is not so distant that it’s invisible. This article was provided by the Vanbex Group. Written by: Brandon Kostinuk. Today’s infrastructure cannot accommodate, on a global level, for the technology of tomorrow. But progressive policies supported by global economic players can rapidly change that. Further, as stated by Lisa Cheng, Vanbex Group CEO, “To begin

    Bitcoin Wallets of the Future: Secure Hardware Needed Sooner Than Later

    | 2016/04/19 6:00 pm
  • LONDON, UK—The founders of BIT.AC have announced the launch of their crypto currency digital wallet. The platform promises to be the most sophisticated digital wallet to feature a built-in instant exchange. In addition to powerfully performing the functions of a standard digital crypto wallet, BIT.AC enables users to seamlessly and instantly convert one type of crypto currency into another. As the brainchild of a collection of devoted Bitcoin fanatics and IT security professionals, the BIT.AC

    BIT.AC Launches Innovative Multi-Currency Crypto Wallet Platform

    | 2016/04/13 6:04 am
  • March 24, 2016 — KeepKey, the leading bitcoin hardware wallet on the market today, is being offered at a lower price.  The device now has greater accessibility to digital currency users worldwide. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not responsible for this company’s products and/or services. KeepKey Lowers Prices to $99 USD The hardware wallet will now retail for $99, down from its previous price of $239.00 USD. “The only complaint we have ever

    KeepKey Lowers Prices to Expand Availability

    | 2016/03/25 6:00 am
  • The number of exploits and security threats on the Android platform does not seem to be coming to an end anytime soon. A new StageFright exploit puts millions of Android devices at risk of being hijacked, leaving phones and tablets vulnerable to remote hacking. Bitcoin users should be especially wary of this exploit as it could their funds at stake. So far, no devices have been confirmed to be safe from harm, as security researchers

    New Stagefright Bug on Android Puts An End To Bitcoin Privacy

    | 2016/03/17 4:39 am
  • “The KeepKey is the most secure, user-friendly, premium hardware wallet device on the market,” said Doug Miller, KeepKey director of strategic alliances and business development.“Sticking to our core values, we brought to market a device accessible to everyone so they too can experience using Bitcoin and the Blockchain with ease and peace of mind.” Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with this firm and is not responsible for its goods and/or services. 

    Keepkey Expands Worldwide to Retailers and Vendors

    | 2016/03/09 2:41 pm
  • Simple design, sleek look and security measures any hardware wallet user could want to store Bitcoin or any digital asset. Disclaimer: This article was provided by The Vanbex Group. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firms represented by the Vanbex group and is not responsible for their products and/or services. Meet the KeepKey, a device that offers a clean 3.12” OLED screen with a polycarbonate front encased in anodized aluminum. The device comes packaged with

    KeepKey: A Deeper Look into Luxury

    | 2016/03/01 8:00 am
  • This past week saw a lot of hot news stories coming from the Bitcoin community and the organizations powering the growth of the ecosystem. Bitcoin Classic appeared in the news a few times throughout the week, reminding us that the block size debate is far from over. In terms of price, not much happened at the macro level. Hardly any change took place between the open and close of the week, with the price falling less

    Bitcoinist Weekly News Re-Hash: Bitcoin Classic Gaining Steam

    | 2016/02/29 6:00 am
  • February 26th, 2016: San Francisco, CA — Today, social tipping industry leaderChangeTip announced ChangeTip Wallet, an exciting addition to their suite of tools that make Bitcoin, the most popular digital technology, easy and convenient to use.  The Silicon-Valley company boasts an impressive lineup of respected investors, including Gil Penchina, Pantera Capital, and 500 Startups, and hasraised over $3.5 million in funding to pursue micropayments and Bitcoin technology.   ChangeTip Wallet users enjoy the convenience of

    ChangeTip Announces ChangeTip Wallet, a Blockchain-powered Decentralized Platform

    | 2016/02/26 10:48 am
  • Electrum is a very popular wallet solution for various types of devices, as it is much more lightweight than installing Bitcoin Core or Bitcoin Classic. Since there is no need to download the entire blockchain – currently over 60GB in size and growing – Electrum provides a very valuable alternative, especially for mobile devices. The wallet has recently been updated to version 2.6, and several improvements have been made. Also read: Bitcoinist Jobs: Accepting Applications

    Electrum Update Brings Tons of Improvements To The Table

    | 2016/02/26 10:14 am
  • BitLox is a hardware Bitcoin wallet manufacturer, and its first two products have hit the market. The company says that its titanium encased “BitLox Ultimate,” and the aerospace-grade alloy-encased “BitLox Advanced” are indestructbile, and are “the most advanced and secure hardware Bitcoin wallets ever developed. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firms represented by Bitcoin PR Buzz and is not responsible for their products and/or services.

    BitLox: ‘Indestructible’ Hardware Bitcoin Wallet

    | 2016/02/24 6:00 pm
  • February 19, 2016 — Drive traffic, secure sales, earn money. With the KeepKey affiliate program, it’s as easy as that. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not responsible for this company’s products and/or services. The New KeepKey Affiliate Program KeepKey, the only premium hardware wallet in the market with affiliates worldwide is looking to expand its reach even further — with your help. Best of all, you get paid. Simply add a graphic

    KeepKey Wants to Pay You to Be an Affiliate

    | 2016/02/19 12:00 pm
  • KeepKey is a next level, premium hardware wallet. It protects your digital currency from hackers and thieves, offering cutting-edge security in a beautiful package. Also read: Multi-Sig Wallet BitGo Integrates With ShapeShift.io API The KeepKey Hardware Wallet Its function meets style and there’s no other hardware wallet on the market comparable. KeepKey, which went on sale last September, provides advanced security with a sophisticated design — it’s a product you won’t be afraid to use or

    KeepKey Offers ‘Sophisticated Simplicity’ to Bitcoiners

    | 2016/02/18 4:00 pm
  • SWITZERLAND, Feb 17, 2016 – ShapeShift.io, an instant Bitcoin and blockchain exchange service, has been integrated into the multi-sig Bitcoin wallet, BitGo. The ShapeShift API integration allows BitGo wallet users to send or receive all leading cryptocurrencies without leaving the wallet. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not responsible for these companies’ products and/or services. Multi-Sig Wallet for Altcoin Exchange   “We’re constantly impressed with the ShapeShift product for its speed and ease of

    Multi-sig Wallet BitGo Integrates with ShapeShift.io API

    | 2016/02/17 5:25 pm
  • Armory Technologies Inc. will be changing leadership soon. This announcement was made on the bitcointalk.org forum today by Armory CEO Alan Reiner. Armory Technologies, founded in 2011 by Reiner, Developed the Armory wallet, an open-source bitcoin wallet with security features like multisig and cold storage very early in Bitcoin’s development. Other security implementations like PGP signing of their packages instead of using the less secure md5 hash system made Armory one of the most secure

    Armory CEO to Step Down After Years of Bitcoin Development

    | 2016/02/04 1:18 am
  • Brave is a new open-source Internet browser being developed under the Mozilla license. The Project development is handled by Brave Inc., led by JavaScript creator and former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich. Their Stated aim is to “fix the internet,” and they take several departures from traditional browsers, including universal ad-block by default, forcing https and other security measures out of the box, decentralized Universally Unique Identifier (UUID) account management, and most intriguingly, an integrated bitcoin

    Brave Web Browser Early Look: 27% Faster Than Firefox, Bitcoin Integration

    | 2016/01/29 8:00 am
  • PALO ALTO, CA — Today, BitGo announced the launch of its new service, BitGo Instant. BitGo claimed that this service is “the world’s first way to safely receive zero-confirm Bitcoin transactions with a full financial guarantee. Along with the announcement of its launch, BitGo reported that it has a “strong list of initial partners,” to recognize the zero-confirmation transactions. These partners include, Bitfinex, Bitstamp, CoinHako, FoldApp, Genesis Trading, Kraken, ShapeShift and Unocoin.  Also read: Protect Yourself

    BitGo Instant: ‘Eliminates Bitcoin Transaction Delays’

    | 2016/01/19 9:07 pm
  • Our latest Ledger Wallet giveaway is now over, and the winners have been chosen. This time, we gave away a Ledger Nano, a Ledger Starter, and a Ledger OTG. The giveaway started on December 14, 2015, and ended today. Three winners were chosen, and they will be notified via email.  Also read: Bitcoinist Giveaway: Win a Free Ticket to TNABC 2016 The Giveaway: Your Chance to win a Ledger Wallet Product People were able to

    Ledger Wallet Giveaway: The Winners Have Been Chosen!

    | 2016/01/15 12:00 pm
  • Redwood City Ventures is a new name in the Bitcoin industry that people are just starting to see some of their work appearing. RWCV are focusing on helping different companies and startups that are trying to bring collaboration between the US and Chinese companies to the Bitcoin ecosystem. One of the first ventures that people are seeing is blockC.co. Redwood City Ventures brokered a deal between blockC.co and Avalon/Canaan-Creative to be the global master distributor

    Sean Walsh of Redwood City Ventures on Facilitating US/Chinese Bitcoin Collaborations

    | 2015/12/18 8:00 am
  • A few months ago, Bitcoinist held a giveaway where three lucky winners received a Ledger hardware Bitcoin wallet for free. We gave away three different Ledger products: the Ledger Nano, Ledger HW.1 and Ledger Unplugged. Now, we’re giving away Ledger devices again, and this time we have some new products up for grabs. Also read: Ledger Wallet Giveaway: Wallet Announcements  In this giveaway, we are offering another Ledger Nano, in addition to two different products. We

    Ledger Wallet Giveaway: Another Chance to Win a Hardware Bitcoin Wallet from Bitcoinist!

    | 2015/12/14 6:44 am