Blockchain

Bitcoin Cash services have resumed

December 3rd, 2018

As many of you know, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) experienced a hard fork as planned on 15 November. As a precaution to ensure your funds were safe, we halted Bitcoin Cash services within the Wallet until we felt the situation was stable. Because one result of the fork was the emergence of another BCH chain (Bitcoin…

What you need to know about the Bitcoin Cash hard fork

November 14th, 2018

We have been closely tracking the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork set to take place at 16:40 pm UTC (11:40 am EST) on Thursday, November 15th and what it means for you. The outcome of the hard fork will likely be two different blockchains and tokens. But not to worry, we’ve got you covered! First,…

Introducing: Stellar, now in the Wallet, and $125M of free crypto in your pockets

November 6th, 2018

The Blockchain Wallet is designed so users can control their crypto with ease and truly use it. But we’d be nowhere without the tens of millions of people that have used the Blockchain Wallet and allowed us to pioneer user-controlled finance at scale. There are so many ways we could say thank you to our…

Welcome Stratagem!

November 1st, 2018

Blockchain acquires London-based team as company continues hyper growth We’ve been busy executing on our mission to deliver more products and services that enable you to store, trade, transact and most importantly maintain complete control of your crypto. At the core of investing in the future is investing in scaling our world class team. Today,…

Exploring Crypto Just Got Easier

October 29th, 2018

Welcoming ETH to the most popular and trusted block explorer The tenth anniversary of the bitcoin whitepaper is coming up and we’re a bit nostalgic. When we first started out in crypto, we wanted to solve a critical issue – creating a simple way to see what was happening in the bitcoin ecosystem. Our first…

New Ways to Control Your Crypto 🚀

October 25th, 2018

We built the Blockchain Wallet because we’re driven by a relentless passion for making crypto easy to use. We want everyone to be able to use it, not just invest in it. We believe that owning and controlling your own private key is the single most important aspect of using crypto. Without a private key,…

Announcing Blockchain Airdrops

October 17th, 2018

At Blockchain, we know that crypto tokens thrive on decentralization and network effects: the more individual users of a network, the more useful and valuable the network’s token becomes. To bootstrap these networks, creators have increasingly turned to airdrops as a simple, transparent method of distributing free cryptoassets to a wide audience. We think that…

Shining light on The State of Stablecoins

September 26th, 2018

We’re delighted to announce the publication of The State of Stablecoins, a major research report focused on the rapidly growing world of stablecoins. The report is the first of its kind to take a full look at the current state of the stablecoin market – an under-discussed but increasingly important part of the cryptocurrency ecosystem….

Welcome Katie Wells: Blockchain’s new General Manager of the Blockchain Wallet

September 24th, 2018

We’re excited to welcome Katie Wells to the Blockchain team as our General Manager for the Blockchain Wallet. Katie joins us from Twitter, where she spent the past two years as a General Manager of Twitter’s Live Video business, a business she helped grow from before its launch. Prior to that, she was Twitter’s Head…

Raising Red Flags – the blockchain.io ICO

September 20th, 2018

Blockchain works hard behind the scenes to protect crypto users from scams, frauds and false advertising. Indeed, every year there are hundreds that target just our users alone. Our teams work closely with search engines, social media platforms, and law enforcement to call them out and shut them down. Today we filed a complaint in…