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Litecoin Comes To Wirex

The long awaited arrival of our new Litecoin wallet is here! Customer polls last year revealed the popularity of Litecoin as a rival alternative crypto to Bitcoin. We couldn’t agree more. Litecoin looks set to become one of the key cryptocurrency’s used for daily payments. Why Litecoin? It’s faster than Bitcoin, has lower blockchain fees… View Article

Will BitGrail’s Demise Boost Calls for Crypto Regulation?

In January of this year, Nano (XRB) looked like the rising star of crypto. Its fee-free transactions and instant confirmations offered an exciting alternative to the strained bitcoin network. And Nano requires no mining grunt at all, unlike most of its rivals. In a feverish trading atmosphere, the price of Nano — then named RaiBlocks… 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

A Beginner’s Look at Ethereum: 7 Notable Facts

For many people, Ethereum is the logical next step after getting the hang of Bitcoin. A couple of months ago, we covered the basics of Ethereum. Today we’re bringing you seven extra things you should know about the original altcoin. Ethereum is a platform for the cryptocurrency Ether Ethereum is a little more complicated than most altcoins. While Ethereum… View Article

A Beginner’s Look at Ripple: 7 Things You Should Know

Ripple isn’t your average altcoin. Controversial at times as many ‘love’ it, whilst others ‘hate it’, it has nonetheless climbed to the position of the third most valuable cryptocurrency. We covered the basics of Ripple in our 12 days of crypto series. Today, we’re sharing some key things you should know: Ripple is a cross-border payment system… View Article

Cash Out Your Altcoins Without Withdrawing To Your Local Bank

Once you see the explosive potential of cryptocurrency altcoins and ICO tokens, the only reason to cash out for fiat is to pay for a lavish crypto lifestyle. Saving money in fiat simply doesn’t make sense any more. But being able to spend fiat makes a LOT of sense. At least for me. By diversifying… View Article

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​On the 12th Day of Christmas, Satoshi Gave To Me… BITCOIN (BTC)!

It’s been called a few different things: Digital gold. Magic Internet Money. The Grandfather of all Crypto… It’s been around for 9 years and this year it has received a lot of attention – both good and bad. But everyone is catching on and almost everyone is talking about it now. We want to make… View Article

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​On The 11th Day of Christmas, Satoshi Gave To Me… Ethereum (ETH)!

We’re getting down to the wire now, and we hope you’ve got your decorations and presents sorted for Christmas. If you’ve joined the crypto scene this year and learned about Bitcoin – chances are you have also heard about Ethereum. So, let’s take a look! What is Ethereum? Ethereum is an open-source, public, blockchain-based distributed… View Article

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​​On The 10th Day of Christmas, Satoshi Gave To Me… ARK!

The holiday season is often shared catching up with family and friends. If you’re lucky, one of your fellow party-goers would have jumped aboard the crypto train, and you’ll find yourself having a lengthy conversation about your newfound interests. Chances are, the conversation will evolve into the thousand-or-so other coins out there. This is why… View Article