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GameStop to End All Crypto Wallet Support

Popular game seller GameStop has announced an end of all ties to its crypto wallet system given the space is too uncertain. GameStop Withdraws from the Crypto Space The comments make sense in that there is very little crypto regulation permeating the U.S. Traders have no clear rules to follow and neither do the companies and platforms that hold their assets, and this is setting them up for some very harsh realities through financial agencies such as the Securities...

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Lawsuit Suggests Crypto Wallet MetaMask Idea was Stolen from Initial Developer

MetaMask – one of the biggest and most popular digital wallets built atop the Ethereum network – is having its origin story challenged in court. MetaMask: Who REALLY Built It? A lawsuit has been filed in San Francisco, California by entrepreneur Joel Dietz, who says he played a significant role in the wallet’s development. He claimed via court documents that Ethereum is working hard to erase him from its history and trying to get away with not paying him his fair...

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Casa Bitcoin Wallet Will Now Also Hold Ethereum

Bitcoin wallet provider Casa has unveiled Ethereum vaults, which are designed to give Ethereum fans and holders more secure options for keeping control of their money. Casa Says “Yes” to Housing Ethereum There’s a common theme in the digital currency world. The theme is, “Not your keys, not your coins.” The statement refers to custody practices and third parties in which custody responsibilities are trusted to figures or companies that are not the actual owners of...

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Wallet Service Giddy Stays Strong Despite the Near Death of Defi

Despite lessening activity in the arena of decentralized finance (defi), some companies – like Giddy – are remaining afloat and establishing solid records for themselves. How Giddy is Holding Its Ground Giddy is described as a self-custody smart wallet. Run by its CEO and co-founder Eric Parker, the company seeks to make wallet experiences easy for everyone following a very bearish year in 2022. In a recent interview, Parker – when asked how Giddy makes money –...

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Wie konnte man Bitcoin erwerben, als es noch keine Wallets gab?

Bitcoin ist eine digitale Währung, die erstmals im Jahr 2009 veröffentlicht wurde. Seitdem hat sie sich zu einer der bekanntesten Kryptowährungen weltweit entwickelt und ihre Akzeptanz als Zahlungsmittel ist gestiegen. Doch wie konnte man Bitcoin erwerben, als es noch keine Wallets gab? Als Bitcoin 2009 erstmals veröffentlicht wurde, war es nicht einfach, die Währung zu erwerben. In der Tat gab es damals keine Börsen oder Wallets, wie wir sie heute kennen. Stattdessen mussten Käufer kreative...

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Facebook Is Officially Ending Its Novi Wallet

Facebook – or Meta, as it’s now more formally known – says it’s officially shutting down its crypto wallet system Novi. Facebook Is Ending the Life of Novi The wallet will remain active until September 1 of this year and then become lost to time. July 20 was the final day that customers still using the wallet (if any) could add to their stashes. The company has already issued a notice to clients that they should withdraw and move their funds to separate wallet systems...

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How a Woman Named Rhonda Got Her Lost Bitcoins Back

A woman named Rhonda has utilized the assistance of some friendly “white hat” hackers to help her recover her lost bitcoin stash. Rhonda Really Needed Her BTC Back Back in 2013, when bitcoin was trading for around $80, Rhonda got into the crypto craze and decided to purchase six units of the popular currency. In an interview, she stated: I used to listen to a radio talk show, and they started talking about crypto and bitcoin, so I got interested. Back then, buying it was...

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The Chivo Wallet in El Salvador Is Being Problematic

Residents of El Salvador are experiencing more problems with the “Chivo” wallet system that the country has implemented. Chivo is designed to give all residents of the country access to bitcoin so that they can begin transacting it now that the currency is legal tender and designed to be used alongside USD, which the nation has long been dependent on. El Salvador Sees Issues with Its Chivo Wallet The goal is certainly impactful, but to say that the Chivo wallet hasn’t...

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New WhatsApp/ Novi Wallet Pilot Program Available in America

WhatsApp has launched a new cryptocurrency-based pilot that will allow a select number of people in America to send and receive crypto funds to each other. The program is being powered by Novi, the new Facebook (or Meta) cryptocurrency wallet that has gone through a thousand name changes and struggled to get off the ground since being announced in the summer of 2019. The Novi Wallet Is Finally Launching Itself Novi was officially launched as a pilot roughly six weeks...

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Mastercard Partners with Multiple Financial Firms to Establish Prepaid Crypto Cards

Credit card giant Mastercard has partnered with three distinct companies in Asia and Australia to offer digital currency payment cards to its customers. Mastercard Is Pushing the Crypto World Forward The companies assisting Mastercard’s newfound crypto agenda are Bitkub, a crypto exchange in Thailand; crypto finance firm Amber Group, and Australian trading platform Coinjar. While the payment cards being issued will not allow people to utilize crypto directly for...

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