Cross-Chain Wallet Liquality Raises $7M, Eyes Solana, Terra Functionality

The funding round was led by Galaxy Digital and Hashed.

Tech  ·  10 August 2021

A16z Leads $20M Bet That Celo’s Valora Becomes a ‘Global Gateway to Crypto’

The digital wallet has been spun out of parent company cLabs with some fresh funding.

Business  ·  27 July 2021

Crypto Wallet Exodus Seeks SEC Permission to Tokenize Shares, Aims for $75M Raise

Under the terms of an SEC Reg A+ offering, Exodus will accept bitcoin, ether and USDC, and sell equity tokens for $27.42 apiece.

Business  ·  3 March 2021

Russian Mobile Operators Eye Payments Services, Wallets for Digital Ruble

Some telcos are looking at developing a digital wallet that would link the digital currency to users' mobile phone numbers.

Tech  ·  16 February 2021

Elon Musk Bites Back at Freewallet After Dogecoin Tweet

The Tesla CEO said crypto users should avoid wallets that do not give them access to their private keys.

People  ·  10 February 2021

Meet the Technician Who Unlocks Your Forgotten Crypto Wallets

It’s a bitcoin bull run and you've forgotten the password to your wallet. What’s next?

Tech  ·  4 February 2021

FinCEN’s Wallet Rule Aims to Close Crypto-Cash Reporting Gap, Official Says

FinCEN Deputy Director Michael Mosier encouraged commenters to provide practical, technical feedback on the rule.

Policy & regulation  ·  1 February 2021

DC Magistrate Judge Calls Unhosted Wallet ‘Horror Story’ a ‘Fiction’

“Indeed, cash poses a greater challenge to law enforcement than cryptocurrency in unhosted wallets," wrote Judge Zia Faruqui in an opinion on a forfeiture case.

News  ·  14 January 2021

Ledger Adds Bitcoin Bounty and New Data Security After Hack

Ledger was also targeted by hackers in Shopify's data breach.

Tech  ·  13 January 2021

Democracy Demands a Say in the Future of Money

The U.S. Treasury’s decision to impose know-your-customer rules to private cryptocurrency wallets is flawed in more ways than one.

Policy & regulation  ·  30 December 2020

FinCEN’s Proposed Crypto Wallet Rule Might Hit DeFi

FinCEN’s proposed rule regulating “unhosted” wallet transfers has a number of potential issues, including unintended consequences for decentralized finance.

Policy & regulation  ·  23 December 2020

‘There Is No Emergency Here’: Coinbase Asks FinCEN to Extend Comment Period on Wallet Regs

Two weeks during the holiday season and a pandemic is not enough time, the exchange said, asking for the customary 60 days.

Markets  ·  22 December 2020

Japan’s SBI, Securitize Bringing Security Tokens to Crypto Wallet for Institutions

The integration with Securitize will enable users of the "sbiwallet" to sell, issue and manage tokenized securities directly within the app.

News  ·  18 December 2020

Binance Labs Leads $12M Funding Round for Multi-Asset Wallet Developer MATH

NGC Ventures, Capital6 Eagle and Amber Group co-led the round.

Business  ·  17 December 2020

Over 13% of Bitcoin Crime Proceeds Laundered Through ‘Privacy Wallets’: Elliptic

The number of crypto criminals using so-called privacy wallets to help hide their identities is on the rise, according to analytics firm Elliptic.

Policy & regulation  ·  9 December 2020