Payments Startup Uphold to Use Ledger Vault

French crypto hardware firm Ledger will provide its technology to American payments startup Uphold to improve security, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 13.Formerly known as Bitreserve, Uphold will reportedly incorporate Ledger’s institutional custody platform Ledger Vault to boost its anti-hack protection by adding an additional layer of security.J. P. Thieriot,…

Hodler’s Digest, April 29 – May 5: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Top Stories This WeekFractional Reserve Stablecoin Tether Only 74% Backed by Fiat Currency, Say LawyersAccording to documents released by USD stablecoin tether’s (USDT) lawyers, the company behind the stablecoin only has enough fiat reserves to back a little less than three-quarters of its existing supply — 74%. Tether executives had previously publicly promised that each…

Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX Missing $145 Mln After Death of Founder

Following the sudden death of its founder Gerry Cotten, cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX is reportedly missing CA$190 million dollars ($145 million) in digital assets, Canadian news daily The Globe and Mail reports on Feb. 1Citing a creditor protection filing from the Nova Scotia Supreme court, the Globe and Mail states that the firm has been unable…

Announcing the Cryptocurrency Security Guide from BitIRA

There’s no doubt that Americans are showing more and more interest in cryptocurrency. A recent survey from LendEDU found that Bitcoin ownership in the U.S. is just below 14%, with over 17% interested in adding it to their portfolio in the future. One of the biggest barriers for investors to enter cryptocurrency investing is security.…

Crypto Wallet Vows to Make Transferring Funds as Simple as ‘Sending a Text’

The company behind “one of the world’s most secure mobile cryptocurrency wallets” says its platform offers banking-grade features to protect tokens, while ensuring that completing transactions is as simple as “sending a text.”SovereignWallet says one of its main motivations is promoting financial inclusion and enabling the unbanked to create accounts for crypto directly from their…

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin Added to Skrill

Formerly known as Moneybookers, the popular online payment operator Skrill has just announced big news in the crypto space. Skrill adds coins, including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Litecoin (LTC). We know lots of people want to experiment with #cryptocurrency trading but don’t know where to start, so we made the entire…