Blockchain

Sell into USD, GBP, and EUR cash wallets

September 23rd, 2020

Over the past few weeks, we’ve rolled out updates to the Blockchain.com Wallet — across the web, iOS, and Android — that significantly improve the experience for users around the world. In short, we’ve launched USD, GBP, and EUR wallets to store cash, which enables two key features: the ability to sell your crypto into a cash account, and…

The Top 10 Crypto Memes

September 16th, 2020

What are the most popular crypto memes? Internet memes are those viral images you’ll find on social media. They also allow us to poke fun at ourselves and just about anything or anyone else. Memes have played a huge role in helping increase crypto adoption and some memes have even made it into the mainstream zeitgeist….

DeFi-ing Gravity

September 10th, 2020

September Market Outlook Crypto solves problems. For over a decade cryptocurrencies and blockchain networks like bitcoin and ethereum have offered 10x improvements (or more) over the status quo, including: predictable and limited monetary policy (bitcoin is the world’s hardest asset) global crowdfunding low cost and speedy cross-border payments Solving problems is the simple explanation behind why crypto…

Ukraine, Russia, South Africa, Nigeria Among Top Countries by Cryptocurrency Adoption

September 9th, 2020

Ukraine, Russia, China, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, and the U.S. are among the top-ranking countries by cryptocurrency adoption, according to the 2020 Global Crypto Adoption Index compiled by blockchain data analytics firm Chainalysis. Countries With Highest Crypto Adoption Chainalysis’ 2020 Global Crypto Adoption Index, released Tuesday, ranks 154 countries based on their cryptocurrency adoption. “The…

Introducing Cloud Backups

September 2nd, 2020

We’re pleased to announce the integration of Cloud Backups for the Blockchain.com Wallet, solving the age-old catch-22: how to make controlling your money both easy and secure. Non-custodial wallets have always been a unique feature of crypto. They allow complete user sovereignty by ensuring that only those who control the private keys have access to an…

How Big is DeFi? A look at the Crypto Lending Market

August 28th, 2020

DeFi lending remains significantly smaller than lending via digital asset platforms (for now) Like many in crypto, we have been watching the growth of DeFi with great interest and enthusiasm. The DeFi boom has been a major factor in the 2020 price outperformance of Ethereum (ETH), on which much of DeFi operates, over bitcoin (BTC). Year…

ALGO (Algorand) is now available in the Blockchain.com Wallet

August 18th, 2020

Our mission is to empower the people of the world to control their own money. To achieve this ambitious goal, we regularly add support for new and inventive crypto assets that align with our mission. That’s why we’re pleased to announce that ALGO (Algorand) is now available in the Blockchain.com Wallet. Algorand is an innovative…

Amid US Postal Service ‘Crisis’ USPS Files Patent for Blockchain Mail-in Voting Scheme

August 18th, 2020

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is falling apart at the seams and many Americans are blaming the Trump administration. The USPS may have to deal with the U.S. election ballot process, as mail-in votes may be the dominant practice thanks to the coronavirus. Amid the American public’s concerned reaction about the internal problems at…

Earn incredible interest on your crypto

August 17th, 2020

Today we’re excited to share that for existing Interest Accounts — and any deposits made before 11:59 pm PT on Wednesday — we’re raising rates to the highest in the industry with no maximum deposit. So whether you deposit 0.1 BTC or 1000 BTC — it makes no difference. As long as you deposit more than the minimum you’ll be accruing interest…

A Call to Arms: Growing Crypto to 1B Users

August 13th, 2020

Crypto needs your help. I remember during the 2008/2009 financial crisis, how much anxiety and concern there was about the future — unemployment was rising, mortgages defaults were skyrocketing, and Wall Street executives were begging for a bailout. Out of the ashes of old, a new financial system for the internet was born. Satoshi inspired a world of shapers who…