Opera Wallet Users Can Now Send CryptoKitties and Other Collectibles

Opera Wallet Users Can Now Send CryptoKitties and Other Collectibles Opera now allows users to send crypto collectibles, such as CryptoKitties, directly from its recently announced in-browser crypto wallet. Claiming the feature is a first for the industry  – although other wallets do offer collectibles support, including MetaMask – the company said in a blog post today: “We believe that…

‘Unhackable’ Crypto Wallet Reportedly Breached, Hackers Claim to Meet Bounty Conditions

‘Unhackable’ Crypto Wallet Reportedly Breached, Hackers Claim to Meet Bounty Conditions A group of researchers claims to have have hacked the Bitfi wallet, the Next Web reported August 12. Bitfi’s executive chairman, cybersecurity pioneer John McAfee, has called it “the world’s first unhackable device.” To prove his claim, McAfee challenged security experts to breach the device for a $100,000…

Former Pershing Exec Jeff Horowitz Joins Coinbase as Chief Compliance Officer

Former Pershing Exec Jeff Horowitz Joins Coinbase as Chief Compliance Officer Major U.S. cryptocurrency wallet and exchange Coinbase announced in a July 31 blog post that ex-Pershing exec Jeff Horowitz will join the company as its Chief Compliance Officer. Horowitz previously worked as the managing director and global head of compliance at Pershing LLC — a BNY Mellon Company —…

Crypto Wallet to Replace Private Keys With Encrypted QR Codes

Crypto Wallet to Replace Private Keys With Encrypted QR Codes Decentralized cryptocurrency wallet SafeWallet is launching a new QR code-based user identification system to replace mnemonic phrases and private keys, the firm announced Friday. The app, operated by China-based Cheetah Mobile, will use a two-tier security system to grant users access to their holdings, according to a…

Ethereum Wallet ImToken Has $35B in Deposits, More Than 99% of US Banks

Ethereum Wallet ImToken Has $35B in Deposits, More Than 99% of US Banks China-based ImToken, one of the first cryptocurrency and Ethereum wallets to be listed on the Apple App Store, has processed more than $35 billion in deposits over the past few years, surpassing Coinbase. Similar to Blockchain, MyEtherWallet, and MyCrypto, ImToken is a…

Expected Proliferation of Blockchain Technology despite a decline in Cryptocurrency prices

Expected Proliferation of Blockchain Technology despite a decline in Cryptocurrency prices   Last year’s rise in Bitcoin prices and millions of funds raised through ICOs by numerous projects cut through most headlines. However, in the first quarter of 2018, crypto prices have declined significantly, but blockchain, the technology behind the scene is flourishing by the day.  …

Various Cryptocurrency record minor recovery while Bitcoin prices remain low

Various Cryptocurrency record minor recovery while Bitcoin prices remain low   Various Cryptocurrencies Record Minor Recovery While Bitcoins Prices Slumped.   In spite of continued anticipation for a surge in Bitcoin prices, there were three consecutive sell-offs in yesterday, where Bitcoin prices dipped below $7250, having dropped from $7900 and finally settling at $7400.  …

Swiss Cryptocurrency Enthusiast Loses Hardware Wallet Containing $815,000

Swiss Cryptocurrency Enthusiast Loses Hardware Wallet Containing $815,000 Over the years, there have been numerous incidents in which cryptocurrency enthusiasts lost access to their funds. Hacks, thefts, and throwing away a hard drive without a private key backup are all pretty common topics of conversation. In Switzerland, one enthusiast lost his shopping bag which contained his Ledger…