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What is the Paxos Standard? A Primer on Our Wallet’s Newest Cryptoasset

May 24th, 2019

Since January, we’ve been releasing digestible, institutional-grade research in the form of Blockchain Primers as a way for our users to stay informed about the fastest growing and most important sectors of the cryptoverse. Our latest bite-sized report is on the wallet’s newest addition and first stablecoin, USD PAX. In the report, you’ll find: Highlights:…

We fixed the dollar, by fixing it to crypto

May 1st, 2019

Today, we’ve partnered with Paxos to break down a financial barrier for people across the world to access the world’s primary reserve currency with the release of digital dollars to our market-leading wallet. The digital dollars, listed in the Blockchain Wallet as USD PAX, are powered by Paxos Standard, one of the most actively traded…

What is Stellar? A Primer on Our Wallet’s Newest Cryptoasset

April 29th, 2019

In January, we launched a new education initiative called Blockchain Primers to ensure our users have the latest and most reliable information, data, and research on the cryptoasset options in their wallets (and beyond). Today, we’re happy to share a primer on Stellar (XLM), which many of you have test-driven through our $125M airdrop.* In…

Ending support for Bitcoin Cash SV (BSV) in the Blockchain Wallet

April 15th, 2019

We’re invested in the long-term health of the crypto ecosystem and are mindful to support cryptocurrencies that are reliable, safe, and convenient. Since January we’ve offered limited support for Bitcoin Cash SV (BSV) and have been closely monitoring activity of the BSV network since the hard fork in November. After careful consideration, we have determined…

33 Cryptocurrencies Described In Four Words Or Less

April 15th, 2019

Cryptocurrencies and its corresponding jargons are the most noticed ones in the Crypto world, they include initial coin offerings, the blockchain, Bitcoin, exchanges, Ether and so. These terms have created quite a Buzz in the online forms and at many other conversations like the media. In spite of the hype created the terms are still…

China’s Wenzhou Residents Bolster the Idea of a ‘Blockchain Village’

March 10th, 2019

According to regional reports from China, a village located within the Wenzhou, Zhejiang region called Yuedong has been gathering attention due to its receptiveness toward cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. In consonance with social media posts on Weibo, roughly 60 percent of the residents in Yuedong know about cryptocurrencies and many of the villagers have invested…

Crypto on your terms: taking back your financial sovereignty

March 3rd, 2019

A few months ago, to mark the tenth anniversary of the genesis block, crypto holders across the globe withdrew funds from third party exchanges. This ‘Proof of Keys Celebration’ honored crypto’s founding principle of independence from centralized financial systems. Recently, a similar movement has taken shape. This time, the focus has been on wallets. At…

The Airdrop That Keeps On Giving

February 26th, 2019

At Blockchain, we’re driven by a relentless passion for making crypto easy to use. In that spirit, last last year we launched the biggest giveaway in crypto history. This ongoing giveaway has already allowed us to begin broadening the crypto community and has given our users a way to participate immediately and directly with a…

Introducing: 2019 State of Stablecoins Report

February 20th, 2019

At Blockchain, we’re committed to doing more than making it easy to speculate on crypto assets. We’re here to build a better financial system that allows billions across the globe to access an open, fair and accessible future while retaining financial sovereignty. We believe stablecoins play an important role in delivering on that vision, by…

Announcing Our New Lithuanian Office

February 19th, 2019

Today, we’re thrilled to announce our European expansion with the opening of our newest office in Vilnius, Lithuania. This office is our fifth location and will be an important home to our customer success operations, design, and engineering teams as we continue to grow. We’re excited about our future in Lithuania. We explored several options…