WALLET 


A designated storage location for digital assets (cryptocurrency) that has an address used for sending and receiving funds to and from the wallet. The wallet can be online, offline, or on a physical device.

China’s Major State-Run Commercial Banks Test CBDC Digital Wallet
China’s major state-run banks are testing out its central bank digital currency (CBDC) digital wallet application. The Chinese central bank, having said that its CBDC, also known as digital currency electronic payment (DCEP), is “almost ready,” is finally moving a step closer to its official launch nationwide.
Ripple Sees 1760 Percent Increase in Institutional Over-the-Counter Sales of XRP in Q2 2020
Ripple reported an increase in over-the-counter (OTC) sales of its XRP cryptocurrency in the second quarter of 2020, totaling $32.55 million, compared to $1.75 million in Q1 2020.
Russia Restricts Anonymous Cash Deposits to Online Wallets
The Russian Government has put strict limits on anonymous deposits made to online wallets. While it is not a complete ban, the initiative by lawmakers is promoted as a step to deter illegal activity such as money laundering and illicit drug transactions and could affect up to 10 million users.
Cardano’s Stake Pools Reached 700 Just Five Days after Successful Shelley Hard Fork
Cardano’s Shelley hard fork was successfully launched on July 29, and within 8 hours, 267 stake pools have already registered. The Shelley hard fork took Cardano’s network into its second phase of development, succeeding the Byron era. The Shelley update enables Cardano to become more decentralized and autonomous.
Europol Empowers Victims with Tools to Fend Off Ransomware Attacks
Europol, European Union’s law enforcement agency, has put together an anti-ransomware initiative that has managed to intercept $630 million dollars and more in ransomware demands, since 2016.
Malaysian Authorities to Extend Crypto Regulations to Wallet Providers
The Malaysian Securities Commission plans to extend crypto regulations to wallet providers in the country owing to their importance in the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
Samsung Adds New Crypto Feature to Their Devices with “Stellar” Blockchain
Samsung device users can now securely store the private keys of their cryptocurrency wallet on their phone, with a recent add-on feature by the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF).
Twitter Hack Goes Viral as Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Biden Hit by Massive Bitcoin Scam
Twitter has gone haywire as news of a Bitcoin scam hack targeting multiple high-profile figures such as Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Joe Biden, Jeff Bezos, and even multinational tech company Apple has broken out.
Cardano Releases New Daedalus Wallet for the Shelley Testnet Ahead of Shelley Hard Fork
Input Output (IOHK), the blockchain engineering company behind Cardano has released the new Daedalus wallet for the Shelley testnet, less than a week after the Cardano Virtual Summit.
Blockchain Startup Developed Solution to Crypto's Irreversible Transaction Problem
An Israeli startup has developed a new technology that could prevent the loss of funds caused by human error when sending Bitcoins or other digital assets. The mistake is common as wallet addresses are represented by a unique and random string of alphanumeric characters.

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