Buy Bitcoin in India with Edge

The latest release of Edge features a new exchange option for our Indian users, expanding our coverage as a global self-custody exchange. We’ve had fiat exchange support for our Indian users for a few years now through credit & debit cards, as well as Apple Pay, but with the addition of our new partner, Transak,… Read More

Central Bank Digital Currencies

Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) have been on the policy agenda for a while now and with the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the clock seems to have sped up.  In late March of this year both houses of the United States Congress introduced bills that contained language for the creation of digital dollars and… Read More

Monero Development Update: Dandelion++

Dandelion++ is a privacy improvement developed by researchers out of the University of Illinois. It alters the way transactions propagate through the Monero network in an attempt to make it tougher to connect a transaction, or group of transactions, to a specific IP address.  The Dandelion upgrade was originally designed for Bitcoin, but Monero developers… Read More

Edge & FIO: One Identity For All Your Crypto

One of the most cited pain points with crypto-assets is the user experience. A lot of this can be attributed to users’ unfamiliarity with some of the terms and methods needed to interact with crypto-assets. Long alpha-numeric addresses, public and private keys, back up seed phrases, mining fees, etc are all new to most of… Read More

Give Back Through Edge

In an effort to unite the crypto community in giving back to fight the COVID19 outbreak, Edge, in partnership with The Giving Block and many of our exchange partners, is doing our small part to contribute.  Starting today, May 5th and running through Monday, May 31st, we’ll be donating commissions for trading operations that take… Read More

How Bitcoin Is Helping the Energy Industry

Problems in the energy industry have become more acute recently as crude oil prices have plummeted due to incredible increases in supply, cratering demand, and the limits of our storage capacity being tested. Bitcoin and other PoW blockchains offer the energy industry 24/7 demand and an opportunity to monetize their energy sources directly onsite. PoW… Read More

What is Chainlink(LINK)?

Smart contracts have been a dream of cypherpunks ever since Nick Szabo coined the term in 1994. The idea of digital programs that could transfer value autonomously, reliably, and deterministically has inspired a whole generation of entrepreneurs to build out networks and applications that realize this dream.  Even though the foundations of these dreams have… Read More

Crypto Derivatives

“If any one owe a debt for a loan, and a storm prostrates the grain, or the harvest fail, or the grain does not grow for lack of water; in that year he need not give his creditor any grain, he washes his debt-tablet in water and pays no rent for the year.”  The above… Read More

Crypto Valuation

Many in the crypto ecosystem have attempted to generate ways to price or value crypto-assets, especially Bitcoin. The industry and intrepid onlookers have wanted something firm to stand on amidst all of the hype, volatility, and speculation. In this post we’re going to give a quick run down of some that are publicly known and… Read More

Lightning Development: Submarine Swaps and Multi-Path Payments

Last year we wrote a post explaining what the Lightning Network (LN) is to our users. Since that time, the network has undergone a flurry of development and has maintained about 35,000 unique channels and supports approximately 900 BTC in those channels. At today’s prices this is about ~5.8 million dollars (USD) worth of capacity…. Read More