BitGo Engineers Launch Ethereum Wallet Side Project

Amid escalating interest in the Ethereum blockchain platform, a group of software engineers at bitcoin security specialist BitGo have created a multi-signature wallet offering The news follows the release of the first production version of the Ethereum platform, Homestead, last week. At the time, Ethereum’s developers also released Mist, a more user-friendly wallet that...
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PayPal Adds Bitcoin Startup CEO to Board of Directors

Xapo CEO Wences Casares has been appointed to PayPal’s board of directors, the pioneering online payments firm announced today. The former founder of digital wallet firm Lemon Inc, acquired by LifeLock in 2013, Casares would go on to launch bitcoin security startup Xapo, which has...
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KeepKey Launches New Bitcoin Hardware Wallet

KeepKey’s new USB bitcoin wallet has gone on sale, enabling consumers to store their bitcoins offline. The wallet, which is on sale for $239, allows users to overcome the security problems that come with storing bitcoin on a computer or using third-party custodians. Speaking about the new product, Ken Heutmaker,...
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Fiat Wallets: The Key to Bitcoin Going Mainstream?

Jack C. Liu is head of international at OKCoin and OKLink. He is based in Beijing and previously held roles at Barclays Capital and bitcoin exchange Kraken. In this article, he explores whether the crypto industry should be pushing fiat wallets, rather than bitcoin wallets, if it...
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