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Ellen DeGeneres Is Down with Bitcoin

US daytime television chat show queen, Ellen DeGeneres, featured bitcoin in a recent segment, wondering aloud about its fundamental mysteries with her enthused audience. And while it was a funny look at the cryptocurrency, she managed to expose...

A Look At Service Providers and Tools Supporting the New BCH Cashaddr Format

This past January the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers and community began implementing a new address format called ‘Cashaddr.’ The new protocol serialization makes BCH addresses distinct from other cryptocurrency formats in order to reduce user error, and the...

This Week in Bitcoin: Half Full or Half Empty?

Doomsdayers out in force; Paul Krugman being Paul Krugman; Tether upto its usual tricks and the usual gamut of scams, schemes, and shakedowns. It’s been emotional. It’s been nerve-wracking. But it’s also been a total riot. Welcome to...

Ledger Addresses Man in the Middle Attack That Threatens Millions of Hardware Wallets

Hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger, which sold over one million devices last year, has alerted its users to a major attack vector that’s recently been discovered. Although there are no reported cases of the attack being successfully deployed, the...

Bungling Bitcoin Thieves Foiled by Quick-Witted Trader

Last week mainstream media reported on Britain’s first armed bitcoin robbery. Thieves were said to have broken into the home of high profile trader Danny Aston, tied up his girlfriend, and forced him to transfer his vast cryptocurrency...

Bitcoin for Beginners: Which Hardware Wallet to Use

Hardware wallets are all the rage. Part of the “cryptocurrency starter kit”, these ultra-secure devices for storing cryptocurrency have become hugely popular as interest in bitcoin has boomed. With a number of different models to choose from, beginners...

Ledger Raises $75 Million to Upscale Operations

As more people pile into cryptocurrencies, the need for secure storage of them will escalate. At the moment, there are only a handful of companies providing hardware wallets for Bitcoin and altcoins. Currently, those looking for such wallets...

Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Maker Ledger Raises $75 Million from VC Investors

Good news for everyone that has been trying to get their hands on a hardware wallet but found retailers to be completely out of stock in your area – the situation has urged investors to step in and...