Ethereum Development Update: ETH 2.0

Ethereum is getting closer to the second generation of its design, known as ETH 2.0. Ethereum 1.0, like Bitcoin, has used Proof of Work (PoW) for security and consensus. However, the Ethereum community will soon be transitioning away from PoW and will be implementing its own Proof of Stake (PoS) algorithm. We wrote about the […]

Edge & FIO Bitcoin Giveaway!

Edge and FIO have teamed up for a crypto giveaway! You can enter to win $250 in BTC by heading over to https://fio.sale/edge-giveaway and registering for a free FIO address by December 1st (midnight EST). After registering with FIO make sure to link your Edge Wallet to your FIO account for a chance to win.  […]

What is Rootstock?

The Rootstock (RSK) network was proposed in 2015 by Sergio Lerner, Chief Scientist of RSK labs. The aim of RSK labs is to bring accessible, low cost financial services to billions of human beings around the world who don’t have adequate financial services.  RSK is a unique project because it’s dependent on Bitcoin (BTC) for […]

Edge Wallet Development Update

The latest release of Edge now allows users in Israel and Europe to sell cryptocurrency to a bank account. As well, users in Sweden can now purchase cryptocurrency using the Swedish bank payment method, Swish. Our new exchange partners add more regions and payment methods to Edge’s non-custodial exchange experience. In previous releases we added […]

Airbitz Enables BLE-driven Wireless Payments for iPhone and Android

If you’ve ever used bitcoin currency, you know that it can be frustrating to try to send and receive money when QR codes aren’t cooperating. Solar reflection, phones with cracked screens, and poorly focusing cameras are among the issues that are hampering widespread use of QR codes and impeding Bitcoin adoption. Developers at Airbitz, a […]