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The unexpected death of the owner of Canada's largest cryptocurrency exchange has left £145 million of cryptocurrency locked in a digital wallet to which he reportedly had the only password. Gerald Cotten, who served as the chief executive of the QuadrigaCX exchange, died on 9 December in India due to complications relating to Crohn's disease,…
Crypto wallet users in Japan may have to reveal their identities as the country’s top financial watchdog prepares a law for it. The Financial Services Agency (FSA) on Monday revealed its plan to regulate cryptocurrency wallet providers, ItMedia reported. The decision came during a cryptocurrency study group meeting after concerns over money laundering and terrorist financing…
MetaMask, the most popular Ethereum wallet in the world, has just hit a major milestone of 1.3 million downloads, according to a recent announcement. MetaMask Hits 1.3 Million Users The wallet comes as a new Chrome extension, and it offers numerous features, such as a secure identity vault. It allows anyone to run decentralized application (dApps) on…
A research and development division at Sony has unveiled a new contactless cryptocurrency hardware wallet for cold storage, which could indicate the consumer electronics giant may be eyeing a bigger move into the cryptocurrency space. Sony Computer Science Lab Preparing Contactless Crypto Wallet The research and development arm of Japan-based Sony Corporation, Sony Computer Science…
Prominent institutional-grade cryptocurrency wallet provider BitGo raised $58.5 billion in a Series B funding round led by Mike Novogratz’ crypto-focused Galaxy Digital and Wall Street mainstay Goldman Sachs. Goldman and Galaxy Back BitGo’s Ambitions to Create a “$1 Trillion Crypto Wallet” Industry-leading provider of multi-sig security cryptocurrency custodial services BitGo announced today the second close…
Tron, in a recent blogpost, revealed new features of its open source, P2P crypto wallet, TronWallet. The announcement comes not long after TronWallet went live on Apple’s App Store. TronWallet is a mobile application developed by Getty.io’s team of 20+ people based in Canada, Brazil and Chile. The application went live on Google Play on…