One Millionth Bitcoin Wallet Created on Blockchain.info

One Millionth Bitcoin Wallet Created on Blockchain.info

Super-popular bitcoin block explorer and online wallet service Blockchain.info today announced the creation of their one millionth wallet - an absolutely huge milestone in the website's history. The news comes just days following a newsBTC report indicating the milestone was near, so if that isn't proof the website is growing rapidly, we don't know what is. Back in late-October, Blockchain.info announced that the 500,000th wallet had been created - and for the lucky person who did, well, they won a whopping 10 BTC. According to CoinDesk, it would appear another prize is in order for the....


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Blockchain.info has reached the biggest milestone in its history - it now boasts over a million wallets. A year ago it had fewer than 100,000 users and by late October the company announced that it had created 500,000 wallets, so it is evident that things are picking up. A Blockchain.info representative told CoinDesk that the company plans to celebrate the latest milestone with some big prizes. Back in October, the lucky user who created the 500,000th wallet was rewarded with 10 BTC, so the stakes are high. Blockchain acknowledged that reaching the one million mark is a major....

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The number of web wallet users on popular bitcoin site Blockchain.info continues to climb. According to Blockchain.info (who made this reddit post), over 1.5 million "My Wallet" accounts have established. Chart data on the Blockchain.info site shows just under 1.5 million, but it has not yet been updated. If you recall in late October, Blockchain announced that 500,000 wallets had been created. Fast forward to January of 2014, and it was announced that a whopping one million wallets had been created. Recently, online bitcoin brokerage Coinbase surpassed one million wallets in late....

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