Blockchain

New Ways to Spend Bitcoin with your Blockchain Wallet

August 23rd, 2019

What can you buy with crypto? It’s been a common question since bitcoin bought two pizzas back in 2010. Giving people the ability to spend their bitcoins when they are on the go has always been one of the core functionalities of the Blockchain Wallet. And today, spending crypto from your phone or online is…

Expanding our Network: Partnering with Polkadot to Empower User-Governance and Interoperability

August 20th, 2019

Today, we’re partnering with the Polkadot Network to accelerate the adoption and decentralization of Polkadot tokens (“DOTs”) as it aims to solve the challenges of cross-blockchain interoperability and create a new paradigm for on-chain governance. When the integration is complete, Blockchain’s over 41M Wallets will not only be able to store, send, and receive DOTs,…

Blockchain Monthly Update: August

August 13th, 2019

While it may have seemed like a quiet month from the outside looking in, our team was buzzing with anticipation, excitement, and a headstrong determination to get the crypto exchange of our dreams over the finish line and into users’ hands. Here’s a brief look back at July, and preview of what’s ahead: ICYMI –…

IBM and Tata Partner with Hedera Hashgraph to Build a Libra and Ethereum Lookalike

August 13th, 2019

The race for Blockchain implementation by Tech companies is getting more and more demanding. The last day saw significant progress made by IBM Tata Communications and IMB. The two Tech Giants joined the governing council of what could be one of the most successful blockchain projects of this decade – the Hedera Hashgraph. Owned by…

Meet The PIT Boss: Nicole Sherrod

August 5th, 2019

The only thing harder than prying a high-powered finance executive out of retirement is hiding her away for over a year to secretly lead the team behind your biggest product launch ever. Fortunately for us – and everyone who will trade crypto in The PIT over the coming weeks, months, and years – we were…

Meet The PIT: The World’s Fastest Crypto Exchange

July 30th, 2019

The secret is finally out. We’re launching The PIT, an institutional-grade crypto trading platform that will redefine the speed, reliability, and liquidity retail crypto traders should not only expect but demand, from their crypto exchange. Last July, we set out to build the fastest matching engine in crypto to ensure that the failed trades and…

Why we built the crypto exchange of our dreams.

July 30th, 2019

We are crypto users first. That mindset has been at the heart of every product we’ve launched since we started building in 2011 for the crypto community. We built the first block explorer to visualize data and the first API to make it easy to build applications in the crypto space. We brought noncustodial wallets…

Blockchain Monthly Update: July

July 18th, 2019

It’s safe to say June was exciting for all of us in crypto, regardless of which tokens, networks, and assets you watch most closely. For this month’s update, we recap an eventful few weeks and share some Blockchain news, including a product roll-out, milestone and published research. ICYMI – Crypto Investment Thesis, Full USD PAX…

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…