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August 3, 2017 11:15 am Published by
Confessions of a Litecoin enthusiast

Finally… as of this week… Litecoin is live on Wirex! It’s absolutely one of my favourite, favourite, favourite cryptocurrencies. Personal friends know I own Litecoin — and I think it has a good chance to become a ‘household name’ by 2019. It’s faster than Bitcoin, cheaper than Bitcoin, ‘lighter’ than Bitcoin. Litecoin also went up… View Article

Bitcoin mining – a waste of energy?

Bitcoin mining uses energy – a lot of it. So much so, that in 2017, Newsweek declared mining for the cryptocurrency will ‘consume all of the world’s energy by 2020’. It’s a fanciful headline but the fact that Bitcoin mining uses more energy than some entire countries in a single year, does make it hard… View Article

How to become less crypto obsessed

Are you into crypto? Are you surrounded by people that just don’t get you? Does every day feel like a struggle to integrate with Bitcoin unbelievers? Sound familiar? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. But if you’re fed up of friends and family telling you how worried they are about your obsession with make believe… View Article

What does the Altcoin you buy say about you?

Wirex integrates with ShapeShift, letting you deposit nearly 50 different altcoins into your wallet. Although we don’t yet offer multi-coin wallets (it’s on the way though!), you can convert altcoins into Bitcoin and sell for fiat currency. However, the term ‘altcoin’ can be misleading – it implies that other cryptocurrencies are essentially interchangeable with Bitcoin…. View Article