How to Claim Your BSV With Replay Protection

Our latest release (v1.4.4) will allow users to split their Bitcoin Cash (BCH) holdings into BCH and BSV compatible wallets. Included in the split function is some home-brewed replay protection. Replay protection was not added at the protocol level of the BCH-BSV chain-split but we were able to implement replay protection for Edge users which… Read More

Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Update

In a previous post, before the planned Bitcoin Cash hard-fork, we communicated to our users the possibility of a chain split, what our position was, and what users should do and not do. Now that the fork has passed we have more clarity on the situation and can move forward. We stated in our first… Read More

Fast & Cheap Monero Transactions in Edge

  Hot off the hands of our QA department, release v1.4.3 is a big boost in performance and fixes for Edge. We’ve added support for Monero bulletproofs which enable fast and cheap transactions. We’re seeing transaction fees from $0.02 to fractions of a cent. This new version also boosts performance for log-ins into accounts by… Read More

Proof of Work vs Proof of Stake

Proof of Work (PoW) vs Proof of Stake (PoS) continues to be a hotly debated topic amongst cryptocurrency commentators. Both algorithms help secure the integrity of cryptocurrency networks and aid them in achieving distributed consensus without a central administrator. PoW was instrumental in Satoshi Nakamoto’s solution to the double spend problem but other technologists have… Read More

Preparing for the Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork

Bitcoin Cash has a hard-fork planned for November 15th which could result in a chain split. There are two implementations of BCH competing for supremacy and another implementation trying to reconcile the differences between the two competing implementations. Below are the major proposals of the three implementations: Bitcoin ABC: Adding a new op-code known as… Read More

What is Stellar (XLM)?

Stellar Lumens (XLM) was just added to the Edge Wallet increasing the number of supported blockchains to 15! The Stellar project was launched in 2014 and XLM is the native digital asset on the Stellar platform. Although XLM is the native asset on the Stellar network, it acts as the intermediary currency for asset exchange… Read More

Stellar and Changelly Added to Edge

We’re excited to announce a new release of Edge, v1.4.0. We’ve made some huge strides in this release with the addition of support for the #6 cryptocurrency, Stellar, and one of the most popular instant exchange providers, Changelly. With the addition of Stellar, Edge now supports 8 of the top 10 cryptocurrencies by market cap…. Read More

Tether Takes A Tumble

Tether is back in the news, unleashing a new wave of speculation about the project and the cryptocurrency market as a whole. Concern about Tether has been prevalent for over a year now, typically rearing its head every few months and then quieting down after intense debate. Tether(USDT) is a cryptocurrency whose value is pegged… Read More

Is Proof of Work a Waste?

Every few months a broad range of articles arise from different sources across the internet decrying Bitcoin’s energy use. This isn’t new and will continue to happen for the entirety of Bitcoin’s existence. This sentiment isn’t new to Bitcoin which is just the newest incarnation of revolutionary technology. Overtime we’ve seen this type of energy… Read More

Why Edge is Open Source

When computing was in its infancy in the 1950s and 60s it was dominated by large academic, government, and corporate institutions who were generally collaborative and shared many of their resources. Hardware, software, and information was broadly shared by dedicated groups of researchers pioneering a new world of bits and bytes. By the late 60s… Read More

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