High-end Swiss watchmaker Franck Muller has partnered with alternative assets investing firm Regal Assets to release the bitcoin (BTC) storage watch Encrypto. The deep cold storage wallet is unhackable and uses offline generated, non-deterministic TRNGs (True Random Numbers Generated). Regional director of Franck Muller, Erol Baliyan commented, “Bitcoin is the millennial gold and is the perfect marriage between innovation and personal choice.”
The ABN AMRO bank based in Netherlands has abandoned its plans to launch a custodial bitcoin (BTC) wallet dubbed “Wallie” because of risk concerns. The bank’s senior press officer, Jarco de Swart, said in an email that the bank decided not to continue its plans after it concluded that cryptocurrencies’ unregulated nature are at the moment too risky assets for our clients to invest in. The rumors concerning alleged tests of the wallet first started in January.
Wasabi wallet best known for its privacy ( original site wasabiwallet.io) has a fake version (Don’t visit that site) designed to steal bitcoins has emerged online. A Wasabi developer used Twitter to issue the warning, his tweet: “The first malware that pretends to be Wasabi: http://wasabibitcoinwallet.org. Notice only the Windows download link points to their own website, the rest is to our GitHub?”
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, in a tweet confirmed he has acquired the Trezor wallet, which he purchased using the Cash App by his other company, Square. Dorsey has justified his choice Trezor over other well-known hardware wallets such as Ledger — saying he favored Trezor’s fully open-source infrastructure. The purchase included both its latest Model T wallet and Cryptosteel backup tool.
Samourai wallet is a Bitcoin wallet announced release of new updates which enhances its interface elements and fee managements options. It is now available in Google playstore for Testers currently using the wallet and also open to new testers, The build source is made available in open-source platform Github. This new update enables users to track transactions instantly.
Bluewalet has integrated with the Lightning Network (LN) for fast and reasonable transactions for both Android and iOS. Bluewallet has confidently claimed that they’re the best Bitcoin Wallet app in the store as it offers a user-friendly and high-security measures. This indicates that Bluewallet could be the setting bar for the next generation of Bitcoin wallets.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has sanctioned two Bitcoin wallet addresses of two Iranian men to a ransomware scheme. Sigal Mandelker, the Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence stressed the necessity that the virtual currency exchanges and other crypto service providers ‘harden their networks against illicit schemes.’
The beta version of the new Bitcoin wallet focused on privacy has been released. The Wasabi wallet developed by Adam Ficsor is a bitcoin wallet that embraces ZeroLink technology. A joint venture has been entered between Samourai wallet, Wasabi and ZeroLink to award privacy for the users along with better fungibility and anonymity.
The owner of a mysterious wallet address has a jaw-dropping number of bitcoin holdings, confirmed by a staff from a Chinese Bitcoin, BABI finance. The wallet’s activity, the bitcoin wallet has actively participated in wholesale transfers from a single account. There is theory stating that this account this could be a cold wallet set up by a start-up exchange.
The goTenna, a startup based in New York, has declared the launch of the txTenna application. The company is to associate with Samourai wallet for developing the Android application. It helps the user make bitcoin payments without the use of the internet. It is reported that the company has sold 100,000 and beyond devices that enables the users to tap into the mesh network.