Protestors Set Alleged Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Perpetrator’s Home on Fire
Before shutting down, Bitcoin Wallets' "manager" promised 100-percent returns on investors' money in just two weeks. Then they burned down his house.
The privacy-centric Wasabi Wallet, launched by zkSNACKs in 2018, just raised its first equity investment from Cypherpunk Holdings, a publicly-traded Canadian fund.
The number of bitcoin addresses holding more than 1,000 BTC has grown in the past 12 months, possibly reflecting an influx of wealthy investors.
Bottle Pay is shutting down, citing the EU's new AML rules, which could compel crypto wallet providers to collect KYC info from users starting next month.
At least a dozen startups are now betting on the profitability of bitcoin birthing a "Lightning Economy." Is it too soon?
Lightning usage is growing steadily in 2019, with several startups now offering retail-friendly wallets.