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The first rule of Wirex club

Calling all Wirex fans. Are you an active part of the crypto community? Have friends and family asked if you earn commission thanks to your constant Wirex chat? Do you leap on new products and features like a kid at Christmas? If the answer to all of these questions is yes, you could be one… View Article

The great mystery of currency exchange

Most of us are familiar with the task of exchanging currencies, but understanding the intricacies involved can be a challenge. Currency exchange appears to be a relatively simple transaction; in fact, the mechanics are quite complex. To help make things clearer, here’s an explanation of a few basic terms that will help you get to… View Article

Wirex 2018 Roundup

As 2018 draws to a close, we’re taking a look back at everything that’s been accomplished here at Wirex. It’s been an exciting year for us: we’ve launched new products, won awards and cross-continental races, made our mark at FinTech conferences around the world and overseen the grand openings of new Wirex offices in all… View Article

Wallet wars: how multisig is winning the day

You’ve bought some cryptocurrency. Now what? You need a crypto wallet to store it – one that will keep your crypto easily accessible, yet safe from hacking and fraud. Your options are varied and come with their own impenetrable crypto-vernacular. For instance, do you want a hot wallet, which is online and connected (often via… View Article

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Why Wirex is not an ICO

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have received a lot of press but not always for the best reasons. Experts estimate that over 80% of ICOs have fraudulent intentions. Unfortunately many people tend to associate any company that works in the crypto space with ICOs, and this may have a negative effect on the entire industry. So,… View Article

Who’s afraid of the big, bad FUD?

Cryptocurrency has experienced something of a reputational rollercoaster in recent years. Its peak came in December 2017 when the value of Bitcoin hit a high of $19,783.06. Of course, it’s not all stunning highs and media accounts of millionaires made overnight – extreme market volatility means lows too. Since the start of 2018, the reputation… View Article

Wirex to launch prepaid cards in the USA

We will soon be launching Wirex prepaid cards in the USA! For the first time, US-based Wirex users will be able to instantly buy and convert their XRP, Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ether into USD – letting them spend their digital tokens seamlessly in everyday life. To make it happen, we teamed up with payments processing… View Article

Refer-a-Friend with Wirex

Ever heard of Refer-a-Friend? Not like this you haven’t! With Wirex, it’s smarter, more innovative; a unique opportunity to get paid in Bitcoin for spreading the word about Wirex to your friends and family. If you’re a seasoned Wirex user, you already know all about our industry-leading service: Buy, store and exchange BTC, LTC, ETH… View Article

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