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Buy Bitcoin 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 at any time. The new feature is available throughout the EEA in the following countries: UK, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Romania, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Sweden, Portugal,… 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

Is Bitcoin Going To Rise Again?

There’s no question – Bitcoin’s been on an epic rollercoaster ride of late with the latest market figures valuing it at a mere $7,417 compared to the $19,343 highs of December 2017. But it’s not the only cryptocurrency that’s suffered, with Ethereum and Ripple both experiencing similar drops – so is it the end for the newest… View Article

Could Buying Bitcoin With Wirex Be Any Easier?

Well, the short answer is no. If you’re up and running and already purchasing bitcoin with your account, go you! If you need a bit of help, aren’t quite sure what the next steps are or just fancy a quick run-through, then we’ve got you covered. Our community manager Raphael has put together a short… View Article

Dear Parents, Here’s What You Need To Know About Bitcoin

If your kids have been through their teens (or are going through them now), you’re probably used to unpredictable behavior. Sudden mood swings, confidence highs and lows, a rebellious nature. Should that sound familiar, you already understand the nature of Bitcoin. Bitcoin acts a bit like a teenager. Volatile and fickle, Bitcoin has been through… View Article