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Open X-Accounts in five new currencies: XLM, LTC, AAVE, LINK and MKR!
We’re excited to announce that you can now open an X-Account in XLM, LTC, AAVE, LINK and MKR!
Aug 5, 2021Wirex Team
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First Non-Executive Director Appointed at Wirex
Diana Carrasco-Vime has joined Wirex as the first Non-Executive Director. She will join CEOs and Co-Founders Pavel Matveev and Dmitry Lazarichev to take a leading role in deciding the trajectory of the company.
Jul 29, 2021Wirex Team
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15 New Coins and X-Accounts Success
There's been a lot to celebrate at Wirex in the last couple of weeks from new coins to our X-Accounts launch!
Jul 12, 2021Wirex Team

Crypto

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Crypto Corner: Week Summary 13 September
Wondering what's been going on with crypto market this week? Yves Renno has rounded up the top stories from this week.
Sep 17, 2021Yves Renno
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Proof-of-Work vs. Proof-of-Stake: What’s the difference?
Proof-of-Work and Proof-of-Stake are the two most popular consensus mechanisms used by blockchain networks. Let’s have a look at both in a bit more detail.
Sep 15, 2021Wirex Team
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What’s the difference between encryption and hashing?
Both measures play an equally important role in blockchain security. But what do they actually mean, and what’s the difference between them?
Sep 14, 2021Wirex Team

Using Wirex

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A Beginner's Guide to Using Crypto in Singapore
Crypto is on the rise in Singapore - find out how Wirex can help you make the most of your money!
Sep 10, 2021Wirex Team
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Earn competition-crushing interest rates with X-Accounts
Want to effortlessly earn up to 10% AER on your crypto? We know a way!
Aug 27, 2021Wirex Team
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2021 roundup: A recap of the latest Wirex products and features
Now that we’re more than halfway through 2021, we thought we’d remind you of all the new products and features we’ve launched since the start of the year.
Aug 10, 2021Wirex Team

Industry Insights

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Financial Literacy: What it means & how we can help
Today is International Literacy Day, celebrated on the 8th of September every year since 1967. It marks the importance of literacy in society
Sep 7, 2021Wirex Team
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How will increasing regulation affect the crypto market?
What does the future of crypto regulation look like and how will it affect the crypto market?
Jul 29, 2021Wirex Team
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CBDC vs Cryptocurrency: what's the difference?
CBDCs and cryptocurrencies can be confusing, so let’s clear things up and look at the differences between the two
Jul 26, 2021Wirex Team

Tech Talk

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Crypto-related testing ​in fintech apps: the balance between ​losses and fast delivery
Today we're going to talk about testing cryptocurrency operations and how to find a balance between losses due to mistakes​ and fast delivery of functionality.
Aug 5, 2021Roman Makitrenko
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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

Lifestyle

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Travel for less with the Wirex Mastercard
We’ve got a long list of travel-related offers exclusively for Wirex Mastercard holders - ready to save on your next adventure?
Aug 13, 2021Wirex Team
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Could Crypto Transform Tourism?
You might have come across the term ‘crypto tourism’ and wondered what it’s all about, well we're here to break it down for you.
Jul 7, 2021Wirex Team
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Winners of Wirex X One Minute Brief Announced!
We teamed up with OMB and gave you the task of showing you could buy anything with crypto, and here are the winners!
Jul 1, 2021Wirex Team

Women in Crypto

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8 Budgeting Tips to Live By
In the 3rd 'Your Money Matters' article, we're taking a look into elusive world of budgeting. For years, budgeting tips have been exclusively targeted at women, but it's vital to keep your financial options broad
Sep 8, 2021Wirex Team
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What’s Something that Makes your CV Stand Out?
We’ve put together some tips and advice from managers, business owners and job searching veterans about how to put together an eye-catching CV Applying to jobs can feel like a full-time job in itself, so anything that can make the process easier is always going to be welcome.
Sep 2, 2021Wirex Team
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6 Things All New Crypto Investors Should Know
Today we're kicking off Your Money Matters and up first: crypto investing.
Aug 23, 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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