British Virgin Islands Bolsters Emergency Plan with Crypto Wallet

By CCN: An official announcement from the British Virgin Islands says that the island protectorate has entered a partnership with a blockchain company. The company, LifeLabs, makes a wallet and has a token called LIFE on the Ethereum blockchain. The wallet supports Ethereum, Bitcoin, and the firm’s own crypto tokens. In Case of Emergency: Use Blockchain The partnership mainly regards the facilitation of emergency funding for the British Virgin Islands as well as payments between islands. Andrew A. Fahie, Premier and Minister of Finance for the British Virgin Islands, says: “It is of utmost importance that our citizens receive immediate

The post British Virgin Islands Bolsters Emergency Plan with Crypto Wallet appeared first on CCN

News – CCN

We are Blockstream and we recently released the newly redesigned Green wallet available for Android and iOS! Ask us anything!

We are Blockstream, the team behind the fully redesigned Green wallet! We are here today to answer all of your questions about Green wallet and its features – including the 2-of-2 multisignature transaction functionality, hardware wallet support, recovery methods, 2-factor authentication, Liquid sidechain support, and awesome new features that are planned!

Ask us anything!

Download links:

Android: blockstream.green/android

iOS: blockstream.green/ios

Announcement post: https://blockstream.com/2019/03/19/en-the-all-new-blockstream-green-wallet/

Join our Telegram Group! https://t.me/blockstream_green

submitted by /u/blockstream_official
[link] [comments]
Bitcoin – The Currency of the Internet

Blockchain.com Wallet Latest to #DelistBSV

Blockchain.com, one of the oldest non-custodial wallet services on the web, has decided to #delistBSV. While the official note on the subject offers no justification or reasoning, Blockchain CEO Peter Smith posted a few Tweets earlier today which indicate the philosophical drive for the decision: At @blockchain, we added support for close out only transactions (sell, send) for #BSV in January in the @blockchain Wallet and have encouraged users to sell or take their #BSV elsewhere… — Peter Smith (@OneMorePeter) April 15, 2019 In the next thirty days, we will end even close out support for #BSV transactions. To use

The post Blockchain.com Wallet Latest to #DelistBSV appeared first on CCN

News – CCN

Bear Market Blues: Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Trezor Could Lay Off 10% Staff

The bear market has been hardest on crypto accessory providers. Ledger and Trezor produce hardware wallets. The added security of a hardware wallet may be a hard sell to people who already feel they’ve invested in a losing asset, and nowhere is this more evident than in Ledger’s declining sales and recent news that it’s considering layoffs up to 10% of its 200-strong workforce. Ledger May Lay off 20 Support Staff According to Presse Citron, a French outlet, Ledger is currently considering laying off 20 people in its support division but hasn’t pulled the trigger yet. Ledger has been versatile

The post Bear Market Blues: Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Trezor Could Lay Off 10% Staff appeared first on CCN

News – CCN

Western Union Inks Deal with Philippines-Based Crypto Wallet

Western Union continues to make strides in entering the crypto space. Its most recent move entails a partnership with a Philippines-based e-wallet provider. The lucky partner is Coins.ph, a blockchain-based financial services outfit whose mission includes helping people who do not have bank accounts. In addition to providing a means for crypto purchases, Coins.ph provides mobile wallets and services such as remittances, mobile air-time, and bill payments. The partnership is being touted as a means to enable more than five million customers to receive international and domestic money transfers directly into their Coins.ph wallets in the Philippines. The Crypto Thrilla’

The post Western Union Inks Deal with Philippines-Based Crypto Wallet appeared first on CCN

News – CCN

Bitcoin Wallet Electrum’s Servers Are Under Massive Attack

Electrum Bitcoin wallet users should ensure that they’re using the latest version and that it’s from an official source. If users find themselves urged to “update” by the client, they should know that there is no update mechanism within Electrum itself. This urging comes as the popular crypto wallet faces a massive DoS attack designed to trick users into installing Bitcoin-stealing malware. Electrum Users MUST Upgrade to Latest Version Currently, a massive attack targets the hundreds of servers that service Electrum wallets. Previous attacks have netted hundreds of bitcoins. Electrum is an SPV wallet, meaning that the user doesn’t need

The post Bitcoin Wallet Electrum’s Servers Are Under Massive Attack appeared first on CCN

News – CCN

Just a friendly reminder to get your coins off exchanges such as Coinbase. Exchanges do not have sufficient insurance coverage and alot of people will lose substantial amounts at some point. Don´t be lazy, buy a hardware wallet ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Just a friendly reminder to get your coins off exchanges such as Coinbase. Exchanges do not have sufficient insurance coverage and alot of people will lose substantial amounts at some point. Don´t be lazy, buy a hardware wallet ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ submitted by /u/Bitcoin_21
[link] [comments]

Bitcoin – The Currency of the Internet