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It’s Here: ​SegWit Bitcoin Wallet on Wirex (faster, cheaper, better)

Lower blockchain fees for external bitcoin wallet transfers? Yes! It’s here! With the new wallets, transactions will cost up to 6 times cheaper than ever before. And bitcoin transfers between Wirex customers remain 100% FREE! More and more people are investing in Bitcoin. Together with the growth of Bitcoin prices, this caused more transactions and a greater… View Article

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Isn’t Bitcoin Supposed To Be Anonymous?​

One of the most commonly touted benefits of Bitcoin is anonymity. Many people prefer their transactions to not be linked to their names for political or philosophical reasons. Others do so for the sake of their privacy, such as when making an anonymous donation to a charity. Yet law enforcement around the world is steadily… View Article

Do you need to buy a whole bitcoin?
​Do You Need to Buy a Whole Bitcoin?

If you didn’t get into Bitcoin in the early stages, it might seem like it’s too late now. Prices are soaring to intimidating levels and few of us have thousands of pounds sitting around to spend on a whole Bitcoin. But the truth is, it doesn’t matter if you can’t afford a whole Bitcoin or… View Article

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Current Cards Cancelled. Money Safe. New Cards Coming Soon.

Yesterday, our partner WaveCrest Holdings, Ltd., which provides our cards was instructed by VISA to close all of its prepaid cryptocurrency-related and standard prepaid VISA debit card programs. The Wirex card is such a program. As a result, your Wirex Payment Cards have been deactivated, and you will not be able to use it for… View Article

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Why You Should HODL Through the Dips

HODL is a key term on the growing list of cryptocurrency related slang. It originated in 2013 when a tipsy forum member made a thread entitled ‘I AM HODLING’ (a misspelling of ‘holding’) to declare his decision to hold Bitcoin no matter what. Other forum members immediately latched onto the term. HODL has stuck around… View Article

Recipe For Launching A Successful ICO

This year alone, we have been flooded with a sea of new Initial Coin Offering’s (ICO’s) entering the crypto market. Whilst some are promising, most seem to be rushed and released to the public to gain a quick buck; No clear intention of where they might be heading in the future. ICO sales are notoriously… View Article

Can bitcoin be hacked
​Can my Bitcoin get hacked?

If you’re about to spend some of your hard earned money on Bitcoin, it’s natural to be concerned about security and to worry about the safety of your cryptocurrency. As Bitcoin is entirely digital and not controlled by any central authority, one of the biggest concerns for many people is how vulnerable it is to hackers…. View Article

Wirex Travelcard Coming Soon To South East Asia

One of the new products that we’ve been working on for some months is going through compliance approval process with one of our card issuers. Please note: This will only be available to customers in South East Asia. Other card products will be available to other parts of the world soon too. The Wirex TravelCard… View Article

Keep an Eye Out
​Crypto Influencers You Need To Keep An Eye on in 2018

Bitcoin prices are often closely linked to the opinions of influencers. While millions of people discuss Bitcoin on social media, there are a number of key figures all crypto enthusiasts should keep a keen ear out for: Vitalik Buterin – @VitalikButerin Buterin first discovered Bitcoin at 17. Within a few years, he received a grant… View Article

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​How To Convince Your Partner, Mum & Friends To Buy Bitcoin

If you’re an enthusiastic advocate for Bitcoin, you’ve no doubt tried to convince at least one person to get involved- probably with limited success. If you’re looking to explain the value of investing in Bitcoin to the crypto-skeptic in your life, here are four useful pointers. Explain, don’t force Start by keeping things simple. If you go… View Article

How to spot a fake ICO
Dummies Guide to Picking ICO Scams

2017 saw the introduction of many new cryptocurrencies join the market. We have no doubt that 2018 will be the same. We’ve put a quick guide together to help you avoid the scams. The recent craze of Initial coin offerings(ICOs) promising exponential returns on top of great blockchain solutions have proven hard to resist for investors… View Article

Gold vs USD vs Bitcoin - who wins?
​USD, Gold, or Bitcoin? Which is best?

Hundreds of years ago, money took the form of precious metals, like Gold or Silver. Today, we think of money, as the paper that comes from the bank, like the United States dollar (USD) or the Great British Pound (GBP). But with what’s happening in Venezuela and Zimbabwe, could this be just the start of… View Article