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Bitcoin Wallet BreadWallet is Bringing Ethereum Support

BreadWallet, cryptocurrency wallet service, published an update on its first quarter on Mar. 16, three months after the token sale. According to the announcement, Bread (BRD) application will start supporting Ethereum from the first week of April. However, ERC-20 functions will only be available to users who took part in the company’s ICO. Additionally, the team will be running an airdrop in order to celebrate the success of the project. Continue reading Bitcoin Wallet BreadWallet is Bringing Ethereum Support

Playboy to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency

Playboy Enterprises, Inc. has announced it is launching its own cryptocurrency as part of an online payment wallet under development. The wallet will service the company’s digital media and casual gaming businesses and will accept other cryptocurrencies in addition to its own. The first of the company’s platforms to feature the new wallet will be Playboy.TV. The wallet will accept Playboy’s Vice Industry Token (VIT) for access to exclusive content. Customers will pay and earn VIT tokens to view original content. Customers will also be able t o comment on and vote for content. Continue reading Playboy to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency

Coinbase Wallet Fixes SegWit Implementation Bug

The Coinbase wallet and exchange service has fixed a bug in the payment gateway system which caused users to lose their funds from Bitcoin transactions via the platform. The issue emerged two weeks after the cryptocurrency exchange announced the launch of Segregated Witness (SegWit) support for its transactions. Continue reading Coinbase Wallet Fixes SegWit Implementation Bug

Japanese Exchange Coincheck Begins JPY Refunds for NEM Hack Victims

As of today, Tokyo-based Coincheck has begun distributing reparations to users impacted by the infamous late January theft of some $530 million in NEM. With an announcement on its website today, Coincheck has begun reimbursing funds – in JPY – to the account balances of users who held NEM at the time of the theft on January 26th. The refund value will be at a fixed rate of 88.549 Japanese yen, approx. $0.83 per NEM token stolen at the time. That’s over twice the current trading value of NEM’s XEM token, at just under $0.40 at press time. Continue reading Japanese Exchange Coincheck Begins JPY Refunds for NEM Hack Victims