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WXT Added to Ethereum in DeFi Push
We're migrating 20% of WXT to the Ethereum blockchain, making WXT our first multi-blockchain cryptocurrency.
May 6, 2021Wirex Team
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Launch of Location-Enriched Transaction Services with Snowdrop Solutions
We've partnered with Snowdrop Solutions to become the first crypto provider to include location services for transactions.
Apr 26, 2021Wirex Team
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Temporary Changes for UK Customers
Fintech Wirex has voluntarily paused new UK customers of its popular app, which is a temporary measure and follows constructive dialogue with the FCA
Apr 8, 2021Wirex Team

Crypto

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Crypto Corner: Week Summary 26 April 2021
This week the Bitcoin price bounced back following a recent low and the SEC delayed approval of a Bitcoin ETF.
Apr 30, 2021Yves Renno
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Crypto Corner: Week Summary 19 April 2021
This past week saw Bitcoin fall following rumours over US tax policy, while seeing Ether reach a new high.
Apr 23, 2021Yves Renno
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Crypto Corner: Week Summary 12 April 2021
Bitcoin and Ether both reached new all-time highs (ATH) this week, boosted mostly by the Coinbase direct listing on Wednesday
Apr 16, 2021Yves Renno

Using Wirex

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May the Fourth be with you!
It's Star Wars day, and here's all the ways Wirex can make you a Jedi (lightsaber unfortunately not included).
May 4, 2021Wirex Team
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Can Crypto be Environmentally Friendly?
Today is World Earth Day and here's just a few of the ways Wirex can help you be eco-friendly.
Apr 22, 2021Wirex Team
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3 Ways to Make the Most of your Wirex Account this Spring
Here's a brief overview of the exciting ways you can make the most of your Wirex account this spring.
Apr 14, 2021Wirex Team

Industry Insights

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Q&A with Snowdrop Solutions
After announcing our partnership with Snowdrop Solutions we asked them about why their excited to get involved in the crypto space.
Apr 29, 2021Wirex Team
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Reimagining the Payment Rails: How Blockchain is a Force for Good
As consumers, we have a plethora of payment methods available to us, but could blockchain revolutionise the way we pay?
Apr 27, 2021Marija Riba
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Regulating Cryptocurrencies – Wirex CEO’s View
Pavel Matveev, CEO and Co-founder of Wirex gives his views on the benefits of increased regulation for the crypto industry in the UK.
Apr 9, 2021Pavel Matveev

Tech Talk

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How to Implement Monitoring System for MS Azure Resources
If you’ve ever worked with complex highload cloud infrastructure in Microsoft Azure, you probably understand how important it is to have an appropriate monitoring system
Apr 19, 2021Oleg Tarasenko
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Why is Communication between Designers and Developers Important?
Design is a balance between user needs, the business wants, and technical feasibility so why is collaboration between developers and designers essential?
Mar 17, 2021Karina Okhrimenko
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Powerful Approaches to Develop Android Tests
As an Android developer at Wirex, I perform different Android tests on our codebase to manage internal flow and customer's traditional and cryptocurrencies
Dec 3, 2020Wirex Team

Lifestyle

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Five Reasons to Book a Staycation
The world may not be completely back to normal, but that doesn't mean we don't deserve to relax and staycations could be the answer.
Apr 23, 2021Wirex Team
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How Crypto and Travel go Hand in Hand
Wirex have partnered with Agoda and Booking.com to bring you exciting travel promotions for when we're finally allowed out and about again.
Mar 31, 2021Wirex Team
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Top 5 Expat Hacks for Moving to the UK from Hong Kong
Top 5 tips and tricks for expats moving from Hong Kong to the UK and what to expect when it comes to finance, housing and transport.
Feb 24, 2021Wirex Team

Women in Crypto

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An Irregular Path to Crypto
How can you get involved in crypto? Whether you studied STEM or humanities, crypto is an evolving industry for everyone.
Mar 12, 2021Kat Lacey
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Starting out in Crypto? Here's what you need to know
Cryptocurrency can be confusing. At Wirex, we've but together a list of tips and tricks for beginners looking to get involved in the world of crypto.
Mar 11, 2021Wirex Team
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Wirex & Friends Challenge the Crypto Space
This International Women's Day, Wirex asked women in crypto about the challenges they've faced in the space and advice for other women entering the field.
Mar 8, 2021Wirex Team

Research

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Is Asian crypto enthusiasm just speculation?
Following Wirex and Stellar's report into crypto usage, we explore crypto attitudes in the Asia Pacific region.
Mar 4, 2021Marija Riba
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Why are Stablecoins Safer than Traditional Payment Methods?
Cryptocurrency is known for its volatility, but stablecoins offer a solution to price fluctuations while retaining the security and safety of crypto.
Feb 25, 2021Dom Simon
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A New Generation of Crypto Enthusiasts
Research shows that Bitcoin isn't just for younger generations, older age groups are beginning to invest in cryptocurrency and recognise the benefits.
Feb 18, 2021Sophie Morris
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