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Introducing Carbon Wallet

Carbon Wallet, a new service seeking to be the next great innovation in secure online wallets, is launching today. Currently, there are two major types of online wallet: server-side controlled wallets and client-side controlled wallets. In a server-side wallet (eg. Coinbase), the actual wallet....

Amazon Wallet: A Threat to Bitcoin?

This is what Amazon Wallet looks like. Amazon isn't new to the digital payments industry. The online retailer launched Amazon Payments back in 2007, a service that directly competes with the likes of PayPal and Google Wallet. Then in December 2013, Amazon purchased GoPago, a mobile payments....

BlockTrail Bitcoin Wallet Now Launched

The Bitcoin wallet space just got another heavyweight contender. The one who intends to spar with the likes of Blockchain and Coinbase while keeping an eye out on those like Xapo and Circle who are in a slightly lower weight class than the former. The Amsterdam based BlockTrail has recently....

Aegis Wallet - A Secure Mobile Bitcoin Wallet for Android

"There's a new and secure Bitcoin wallet in town..." So boasts Aegis Wallet's website. The Aegis Bitcoin Wallet is a new product from Aegis Wallet that enables you store private keys on an external device using NFC and Bluetooth. According to the website, it is currently the only bitcoin wallet....

Dark Wallet Walkthrough

Darkwallet instructional. Transcription: Hi I'm Amanda Johnson, a writer at Bitcoin Magazine and I'm here to show you how to install and use the features of the Dark Wallet. It is currently in it's 6th version of alpha testing and this means it is known to be unstable. You can use the wallet....

Deterministic Wallets, Their Advantages and their Understated Flaws

cIf you have been following the last year of progress in Bitcoin wallet development, you will have likely already heard of one of the latest trends in backend designbe: deterministic wallets. Unlike old-style Bitcoin wallets, which generate new Bitcoin addresses and private keys randomly as....

10 Steps to a Better Bitcoin Wallet

A very common question from new and current bitcoin owners alike is “What bitcoin wallet is best?” The answers to this are as varied as the needs and functionality desired of each user. One size does not fit all, and this article will cover the necessary steps that need to be considered when....

Hive Wallet Is Officially Unsupported

The Bitcoin wallet Hive is no longer being actively developed. In fact, the creator says that the wallet hasn't had much development in "over a year." Users are told by the wallet’s founder to move their active seeds over to a compatible wallet provider such as Bread Wallet or Mycelium. Hive....

Shining a dim light on Dark Wallet

What is behind Dark Wallet, the new plug-in browser-based bitcoin wallet designed for non-technical users, and described in the New Yorker last week? The wallet is under development by Cody Wilson, who has gained notoriety as a distributor of information that can challenge traditional notions of....

Introducing The Aegis Wallet

Bojan Simic, the founder of theBitcoin Security Project, has released a new, free, and open source bitcoin wallet for Android called Aegis Wallet. The wallet supports multiple currencies and provides the user with the ability to view their transactions and addresses on the bitcoin blockchain.....

Ninkip2p: First ever PGP Bitcoin Wallet

When I first heard of Ninkip2p, I was ecstatic. Finally, we have a PGP wallet we can use to keep our Bitcoin transactions even more secure? They also packaged it into a very clean and attractive interface, even allowing newcomers to be able to use this wallet efficiently. Below is a video that....

Bitcore Team developing A Multisignature Wallet

The Bitcore team has been developingCosign: A Multisignature Wallet. This technology would provide additional layers of security to protect Bitcoins. This wallet would allow for a multi-signature wallet to validate all transactions before they are sent, thus significantly reducing theft that....

Does Google Wallet's slow adoption bode badly for bitcoin?

In May, Google announced to its merchant partners that it would be retiring Checkout. Google Checkout was designed as a platform for online payments, but as a competitor to PayPal it wasn't getting enough traction. The company's plan is to merge Checkout into Google Wallet. The idea always has....

Aegis Wallet's Smartwatch Support

Earlier this year, Bojan Simic, the founder of the Bitcoin Security Project and Aegis Wallet, released a new, free, and open source bitcoin wallet. He has recently implemented Android Wear support onto the wallet, it's called Aegis Wallet Wear. This is the first ever of its kind. Its features....

Lemon Wallet Acquired by LifeLock for $42.6 Million

Identity theft protection company LifeLock has acquired Lemon Inc, creator of an innovative digital wallet, for $42.6m. Lemon Wallet launched in 2012 with the aim of "delivering the most consumer focused, secure and innovative digital wallet experience on the market". The app was initially....

BitPay Launches Open Source, Multisig Wallet Copay

After a year of beta testing, the first version of BitPay's multi-signature wallet Copay was released on June 3. Copay is a multi-signature wallet built on BitPay's Bitcore, an open-source platform for bitcoin- and blockchain-based applications. Copay multi-sig wallet is a shared bitcoin wallet,....

Airbitz Launches New Bitcoin Mobile Wallet at Inside Bitcoins Conference

Airbitz, a hosted wallet service, has launched their new mobile wallet for Android and IOS. The Airbitz mobile wallet has several features that are unique to Airbitz. The wallet itself features a built in business directory of brick and mortar stores and online websites that accept Bitcoin. The....

Pheeva Launches Branded Bitcoin Wallet for Georgia Tech

Love Will, Inc, the team behind the Pheeva bitcoin wallet, has launched a branded bitcoin wallet specifically for students at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Called 'the Jacket Wallet', the custom bitcoin wallet features Georgia Tech's signature navy blue and gold colors, and will require....

What's Next for Bitcoin Wallet Security?

Times have been busy in the bitcoin wallet world lately. Two hardware wallets - Trezor and BTChip - have finally shipped, and wallet security continues to mature. In spite of all this, though, people who should know better are still being robbed because they fail to add more protection to their....

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....

Safello Exchange Unveils Bitcoin Wallet Service

When it comes to explaining bitcoin to a novice user, you will eventually run into the problem of finding a suitable bitcoin wallet for them to use. There are plenty of good wallets out there, but wouldn’t it be easier if they could use an exchange wallet to begin with? However, considering that....

Review: Ledger Wallet Nano Provides Premium Security on a Budget

Name: Ledger Wallet Nano. What it is: A USB bitcoin wallet with smartcard security in a very compact package. Who's behind it: Three French startups: BTChip, Chronocoin and La Maison du Bitcoin. Cost: €29.90. Date launched: December 2014. Summary: The Ledger Wallet Nano is a relatively....

Bitcoin Wallet Security Best Practice

Knowing how to secure your bitcoins is no longer optional. Bitcoin wallets are fast becoming online criminals' favourite obesession, whether online, at exchanges, on your PC or your mobile. Dell SecureWorks researchers estimate that over 140 malware applications exist that specifically target....

Hive Wallet is Looking for New Developers

Hive, the creators of an open-source wallet for Mac OS X, are looking for developers to contribute to the company's expansion. Earlier this year, Hive announced that Hive for Android will be available in late spring, 2014. iOS support is out of the question due to their decision to remove....

Kryptokit Launches as Dark Wallet's Biggest Rival

As secure client-side bitcoin wallet Dark Wallet looks set to reach its funding goal, a competitor has emerged - and is already shipping. Kryptokit, a wallet designed for secure bitcoin payments and messaging, launched today at the Inside Bitcoins conference in Las Vegas as an extension for the....

Pending Case Wallet Release Targeted by Scammers

Yesterday, on January 4, 2015, a link was shared on Reddit from new user accounts claiming that a select few people would win a free Case Wallet by entering their email address and downloading the firmware. The website looked very official. Being a clone site, the coding mirrored Case Wallet's....

MultiBit User's Loss Highlights Need for New Bitcoin Wallets

The developer of popular bitcoin wallet MultiBit is battling a wave of criticism this week after a user suggested that a bug in the software rendered his bitcoins inaccessible. Reddit user 'wetseals', who asked us not to reveal his real name, said that he transferred 0.5225 bitcoins into his....

Bitcoin Wallet Blockchain.info Hits 4 Million User Mark

Blockchain.info, one of the first bitcoin wallet providers established, hit the 4 million user mark recently. The company has just reached its 2 million user mark last year and has since doubled the amount of clients it serves. "This is really exciting as it points to a positive trend in bitcoin....


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In truth, the best Bitcoin can hope for is to be a second-rate version of gold, if that.

Andrew Ross Sorkin