​On The 4th Day of Christmas, Satoshi Gave To Me… IOTA (MIOTA)!

Are you tired of this song yet? Hope you’re enjoying our 12 Days of Crypto blog series. Today’s talk of the town is IOTA, a top pick for most of our staff in London HQ. As always, we encourage the Wirex community to develop a strong understanding of projects before investing (don’t succumb to FOMO!). Let’s jump straight… View Article

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​​On The 3rd Day of Christmas, Satoshi Gave To Me… Bitcoin Cash (BCH)!

Yes, it’s already day 3 of our 12 days of Crypto Christmas series and it’s time for some controversy. Let’s talk Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Earlier in the year, Wirex announced our plans to integrate a Bitcoin Cash Wallet and seeing as we’re doing a blog series on trending altcoins, it’s the perfect time to explain a little about the… View Article

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​On The 2nd Day of Christmas, Satoshi Gave To Me… Dash (DASH)!

At Wirex, we encourage our community to develop a strong understanding of projects before investing (as opposed to jumping in head first, under the influence of FOMO). Dash has been a team favorite of ours for quite some time. Earlier we announced our partnership and we are working closely with the Dash development team (more on this… View Article

On The 1st Day of Christmas, Satoshi Gave To Me… LITECOIN (LTC)!

Bitcoin has been taking all the attention at our dinner table conversations lately, and with its recent price hike, who can blame it? It’s been one of the top performing investments when compared to traditional stocks, property and precious metals. These conversations are evolving though, and we’re starting to talk more about ‘alt coins’ (i.e. alternative… View Article

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​Wirex Product Update (cards and more)

Until 2017, the majority of Wirex customers worldwide enjoyed the fruits of early bitcoin adoption and powered their bitcoin lifestyle by exchanging bitcoin for fiat currencies (USD, EUR, GBP) — making payments with their Wirex prepaid debit card. A global product: the first of its kind Wirex is now preparing an entirely new product platform…. View Article

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​Sending Money? Why Not Do it with Bitcoin

Conducting an international money transfer using your high street bank is not only costly but can also easily take up to five days or more. The commonly used alternatives to international bank transfers are large money transfer operators (MTOs) such as the Western Union or MoneyGram. However, the fees that money transfer operators charge on… View Article

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Cryptokitties Review…Immortal Kittens On the Blockchain

It started as an office joke… When we first heard about cryptokitties we thought it was ridiculous. The idea that a virtual kitten could outlive us all (and stay cute forever)… because it exists on the blockchain… We all laughed at the idea… WHAT was all this hype about? People were going absolutely mental and it was… View Article

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Dear Gold Investors, Does Bitcoin Deserve Your Attention?

I remember when I bought my first ounce of physical gold bullion. Tiny as a button. Protected in plastic. Surprisingly heavy for such a small item. It wasn’t enough. I soon bought a 4-ounce coin and loved the weight of it in my hand. The equity markets had let me down. The government had let… View Article