Blockchain

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…

Survey: ‘Blockchain’ Was Most Overrated Buzzword of 2018

February 18th, 2019

A survey has determined that advertisers believe the word “blockchain” to have been the most overrated of 2018. This is hardly a surprise as many companies from fields completely unrelated to cryptocurrency claimed to use or test blockchain technology last year with little to show for it. Most Overrated Word of 2018 A recently released…

Is Facebook Preparing Its Shopping List to Fuel Its Blockchain Dreams?

February 9th, 2019

While it is in a well aware fact now that Facebook is building its war chest for blockchain, from open hiring to acquiring top talent from the street. But last week news of acquisition blockchain start-up Chainspace took a lot of people by surprise as the Social Media Giant was moving much faster than expected…