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The big EOS freeze

Less than 48hrs after its launch, the EOS blockchain froze. The cause of the freeze was resolved within a few hours of being reported. However, this momentary hiccough was sufficient to spark another emotional debate about security in the crypto arena. EOS blockchain was set up to rival Ethereum. It boasted BPs (block producers) to… View Article

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It’s the #WirexWorldCup!

As World Cup fever grips the nation, we’re doing something special for you. Football fanatic or not, this is your chance to be part of the #WirexWorldCup. Simply share your favourite football moments, whether you’re supporting your team at home, with your mates at the pub, or you get an opportunity to capture a moment… View Article

Wirex Introduces Cryptoback™

The Wirex payment card just got a whole lot more interesting. We’re shaking things up with the launch of our Cryptoback™ Rewards program! Cryptoback™ rewards you when you use your Wirex payment card in-store. It’s similar to a credit card rewards offer, but with a twist. Instead of cashback, you get Crypto! (Bitcoin to be… View Article

Buy Bitcoin, Litecoin and more by funding your Wirex account with a debit or credit card

Thanks to our partners we can now re-introduce a popular app feature. Fund your Wirex currency account using a 3DS debit or credit card for instant exchange into Bitcoin and Litecoin at any time. The new feature is available throughout the EEA in the following countries: UK, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Romania, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria,… View Article

Bitcoin mining – a waste of energy?

Bitcoin mining uses energy – a lot of it. So much so, that in 2017, Newsweek declared mining for the cryptocurrency will ‘consume all of the world’s energy by 2020’. It’s a fanciful headline but the fact that Bitcoin mining uses more energy than some entire countries in a single year, does make it hard… View Article

Today’s Bitcoin price jump: ready to moon?

Is this the moment we’ve been waiting for? Is Bitcoin’s price about to turn from its recent negative trend (going dowwwwn) to a new bull-market to retest December’s all-time-high of $20,000!?   Today, the Bitcoin price spiked through a few significant resistance points on the four hour chart, including breaking above the Ichimoku cloud as… View Article

How to become less crypto obsessed

Are you into crypto? Are you surrounded by people that just don’t get you? Does every day feel like a struggle to integrate with Bitcoin unbelievers? Sound familiar? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. But if you’re fed up of friends and family telling you how worried they are about your obsession with make believe… View Article

How will banks respond to crypto?

As the financial crisis of 2008 held the world hostage, one man offered a solution. Bitcoin was Satoshi Nakamoto’s response, the world’s first cryptocurrency; an open source project which meant there was no need for banks and people could be responsible for their own wealth. At a time when people were at the mercy of… View Article

Regulation: will it kill or cure Bitcoin?

Newspapers just have to print the words “Bitcoin regulation” to send its price plummeting and cause traders to break out in a sweat. For those who believe in its founding principles, regulation is a threat to be fought at all costs: a threat to the advancement of technology. But let’s be honest; Bitcoin isn’t perfect…. View Article