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Airdrops, Adoption, & What’s Ahead

July 15th, 2019

How did you get your first crypto? We’ve heard many stories of people being gifted their first crypto, which jump started their journey into this new financial system. Over the years we’ve also given out our fair share of crypto, but it’s gotten increasingly harder to do that at scale. Late last year we introduced…

Event Spotlight: Garrick Hileman at CryptoCompare’s 2019 Digital Asset Summit

June 28th, 2019

On June 12th, Garrick Hileman our Head of Research spoke at CryptoCompare’s Digital Asset Summit about The Future of Stablecoins. Joined on a panel by Joon Ian Wong (Coindesk), Jennifer Senhaji (MakerDAO), Marcos Viriato (Parfin) and Simona Macellari (Ekon Gold), Garrick shared his perspective that “Stablecoins are arguably the most exciting sector of crypto.” And…

Introducing our General Crypto Investment Thesis

June 25th, 2019

As the most trusted cryptocurrency company, we are passionate about helping people navigate the seemingly complex world of digital assets. Today, we’re pleased to release our first “Crypto Investment Thesis”, which outlines our view on why an ever growing number of people are choosing to use and own digital assets. Why are we publishing an…

Blockchain Monthly Update: June

June 7th, 2019

We’ve been in constant build mode over the last year, and we want you to be among the first to know what we’ve been up to. So, we’re kicking off a new series of monthly blog updates to keep you in the loop on what’s going on at Blockchain. In it, we’ll cover things like:…

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…