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Popular Ethereum Wallets Suffer From Inflated Default Gas Prices

The Ethereum ecosystem has seen tremendous growth and innovation over the past two years. For all the technological advancements, however, there have been some drawbacks as well. It appears nearly every single wallet has the same problem: their default gas price is too high. This default setting causes users to spend more money transacting than necessary.  Ethereum […]

After FBI Takedown: BTC-e Exchange Says They Still Possess Databases and Wallets

According to a new post on the forum Bitcointalk, the now defunct BTC-e exchange says it has control over some its servers and bitcoin wallets. At the moment, operators of the trading platform detail they are evaluating the balances. Also read: Segwit2x and the Tale of Three Bitcoins BTC-e Reveals They Are Assessing Wallets and Balances […]

Best Bitcoin Wallets for iOS (iPhone, iPad)

The post Best Bitcoin Wallets for iOS (iPhone, iPad) appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. In the past month I’ve been covering the best possible Bitcoin wallets of each type (Android, desktop and hardware). For the final post in this series I’d like to review the Bitcoin wallets available for iOS. Five years ago, your choices […]

Unconfirmed Transactions Queue and Bitcoin Fees Drop Considerably

For about a week and a half, the Bitcoin network’s transaction congestion and rising fee market has subsided. People are now reporting on how they are sending transactions for smaller fees, and some of them are having difficulty with wallets that are recommending fees that are much higher than needed. Also read: The Decentralize Your Life Tour: […]

2017’s Best Bitcoin Desktop Wallets – 4 Wallets Reviewed (Mac, Windows, Linux)

The post 2017’s Best Bitcoin Desktop Wallets – 4 Wallets Reviewed (Mac, Windows, Linux) appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Today’s post is about the best Desktop wallets available for storing your Bitcoins. Desktop wallets are wallets that store the private key for your Bitcoins on your hard drive. By nature, desktop wallets are more secure […]

Stratis Launches Alpha Version of Privacy-Focused Wallet Breeze

This past week the Stratis team launched an alpha version of the Breeze wallet, a platform that aims to leverage the privacy-focused Tumblebit technology. Also read: Breeze Bitcoin Wallet to Deploy Production-Ready Tumblebit  Stratis Releases Alpha Version of the Privacy-Focused Breeze Wallet Back in March Bitcoin.com reported on the announcement of Breeze wallet as the […]

2017’s Best Bitcoin Wallets for your Android Mobile Device Reviewed

The post 2017’s Best Bitcoin Wallets for your Android Mobile Device Reviewed appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. If you’re looking to store your first Bitcoins and you own an Android mobile device this post is for you. However, before I review the best Android Bitcoin wallets out there I just want to give you a […]

Surveys Suggest Bitcoin Still Has Enormous Growth Potential

A recent survey conducted by HSBC polling 13 developed nations indicates that the majority of citizens still have not heard of blockchain technology, with only 41% of respondents indicating familiarity with the technology underpinning bitcoin. Also Read: Malaysian Bitcoin Users Divest Carefully Into LTC and ETH HSBC’s Report Adds to a Growing List of Surveys […]

Major Indian Bitcoin Exchange Unocoin Offline After Discovering Major Security Flaw

Unocoin, an industry leader among India’s bitcoin exchanges, went offline on Monday night following the discovery of a serious security vulnerability. Also Read: Indian Bitcoin Adoption Responds to Government Signalling for Regulation The Vulnerabilities Have Surfaced Just Weeks After a Unocoin Customer’s Account Was Hacked Major Indian bitcoin exchange, Unocoin, went offline late Monday night […]

A Def Con 25 Demonstration Claims to ‘Break Bitcoin Hardware Wallets’

The well-known hacker conference Def Con 25 is happening once again at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on July 27-30. The event schedule has a vast array of hacking exhibits and keynote presentations, but one notable group of Def Con demonstrators on the list claims they will show the audience how to break a bitcoin […]

Bitpay to Launch Bitcoin Wallet App for Windows Phone Market

Bitcoin payment processor Bitpay Inc. has announced that it will be making its bitcoin wallet app available to Windows Phone users, despite Windows representing less than 1% of smartphone market. Also Read: Bitpay’s Bitcoin Prepaid Card Now Available to 131 Countries Bitpay Has Catered to the Windows Phone Market Since 2015 in the Form of […]

Netcents and VISA Team up to Offer Bitcoin Purchases via Credit Card

Netcents and VISA have announced a partnership to facilitate the direct purchase of bitcoins using a credit card. Also Read: Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Outperform Rivals Netcents Have Announced That They Will Be Partnering With VISA to Allow Customers to Purchase Bitcoin Using a Credit Card Netcents are a wallet service provider and payment processor that […]