Kryptokit Launches as Dark Wallet's Biggest Rival

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 Chrome browser. This, coincidentally, was one of Dark Wallet's main goals. The product, which is a reworked version of now-defunct project Rushwallet, features two tabs: a bitcoin wallet and a secure messaging system. Launched by Anthony Di Iorio, CEO of Canada's Bitcoin Alliance, the wallet can....


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