Blockchain Blog – Pagina Two of 47 – News and Updates on Blockchain and Bitcoin
What The Bitcoin Contant “BCC” Hard Fork Means for Blockchain Wallet Users
At Blockchain, wij are focused on creating products that empower you to have ultimate control and plasticity ter managing your money. Blockchain wallets are non-custodial and you hold the private keys, meaning you always have total, special access to your funds — which are always accessible with your recovery phrase. Te brief, wij enable you to Be Your Own Canap.
We’ve received questions about the Bitcoin Contant Fork (known spil BCC) that is scheduled to activate on August 1st and how it will influence individual users. Our top priority is the safety of customer funds. Tho’ wij are actively monitoring network conditions and will do everything wij can to minimize the influence on you, it may be necessary to temporarily cease broadcasting transactions for a brief period of time. If it is, wij will let you know.
If you have a Blockchain wallet, it is essential that you retain your wallet and corresponding recovery phrase and not delete them, even if you empty the BTC balance. Also if you are considering withdrawing funds from exchanges that will not support BCC, it is safe to withdraw to your Blockchain wallet.
Ter the event of two separate blockchains after August 1, 2017 wij will support the longest chain. Spil of today, wij have no instant plans to fully support the Bitcoin Specie fork within our main product. But, if BCC develops into an actual chain and market, you will be able to use your recovery phrase to uitvoer your funds and use them on that chain, regardless of whether or not Blockchain chooses to support it.
Everyday you can choose what to do with the bitcoins te your Blockchain wallet. While no instant act is required, the current network switches serve spil a helpful reminder to have your recovery phrase written down if you haven’t already. Check out this blog for more informatie about how you can find your recovery phrase.
Meet our Team: July 2017
It’s no doubt that the madness surrounding digital assets and block chain technology has bot surging worldwide. Amidst all the craziness, wij couldn’t be more excited to welcome thesis five talented, driven individuals on houtvezelplaat the Blockchain team!
Our Android users ter Europe can now buy bitcoin
When wij announced that iOS users te Europe could buy bitcoin, wij promised that it wouldn’t be long before Android users would see the same features and functionalities.
Delivering on that promise, we’re glad to announce that Android users ter Europe can now buy bitcoin from within their Blockchain wallets with the same Blockchain-Coinify integration available to web and iOS users.
Product Update: Q2 2017
It’s already several weeks into summer, and you may have noticed some arousing fresh switches to our bitcoin wallet since our last product update. If you’d like to catch up on all the details, keep reading for a product update recap on what wij delivered ter the 2nd quarter of 2017.
More Rocket Fuel: Announcing Our Series B with Lakestar and GV
When Blockchain began out spil an open source project, wij set out to build instruments that would make it effortless for anyone to use digital currencies. Wij still pursue this purpose everyday.
I’m enormously proud and humbled by the progress we’ve made –, millions of active users around the world, exchange partnerships te 34 countries, billions te monthly consumer volume, and an API verhoging used by some of the fattest companies te our field.
Today, I’m excited to announce that we’ve raised a Series B of $40 million with Lakestar and GV (formerly Google Ventures) with extra participation from Nokota Management and Digital Currency Group. Our existing investors –, Lightspeed Venture Vrouwen, Mosaic Ventures, Prudence Holdings, Cherry, and Master Richard Branson (Cherry Group) –, also participated te the round. Their continued support is an honor.
Our Series B represents the most substantial investment ter the fintech space since Brexit and is the largest Series B raised by any digital currency company to date. This brings our total capital raised to overheen $70 million and we’re thrilled to welcome some of the most well-respected investors te the world to the Blockchain family.
Our mission “to create an open, accessible, and fair financial future for billions across the globe, one chunk of software at a time” is a lofty one. This capital moves us one step closer to delivering on that mission and will ensure wij can take a very long-term view.
Spil the market leader, you can expect us to make big, bold bets ter research and development spil well spil further our expansion efforts globally. You can also expect fresh products aimed at permitting anyone to transact, save, or hedge digital assets with greater speed, efficiency and control.
Innovating, disrupting, revolutionizing a century old industry takes time. We’ve made significant strides, but we’re just getting embarked. Thank you for joining us on the very very first part of our journey to the moon –, surplus assured wij have the rocket fuel to get there!
Peter &, the Blockchain Team
Improving Our Toverfee Recommendations
At Blockchain, wij strive to make digital currency safe and effortless for everyone to use. Part of that purpose is providing effective miners’ toverfee recommendations for every transaction our users make. Bitcoin has recently reached its peak capacity, with a consistent queue of ems of megabytes of transactions waiting to be confirmed. Spil bitcoin rente and activity resumes to grow (and wij can expect this trend to proceed), we’ve made two significant switches to our wallet:
- The introduction of a fresh toverfee recommendation algorithm aimed at being more reactive to switching network conditions and providing a better, more consistent practice for our users.
- A fresh ‘Priority’ option which aims to have your transaction included ter a block within 60 minutes. This feature is presently available via our Web and Android wallets and will be included ter our upcoming iOS release, available the week of June 19th.
Feast bitcoin’,s milestones on thesis holidays
Bitcoin has already begun to radically switch how people transact. Wondering how wij got to where wij are today? Here are a list of bitcoin’,s milestones to date that have helped define the ecosystem and build a fresh financial future for millions across the globe.
Buying bitcoin is now available for Blockchain wallets on iOS
Late last year, wij announced a partnership with Coinify that permitted our users ter Europe to, for the very first time everzwijn, seamlessly and expediently buy bitcoin from within their Blockchain wallets without compromising user security or control. This partnership wasgoed aimed at making our wallet infinitely more user friendly and, ultimately, more accessible for the mass market. Today wij take the next step te delivering greater accessibility.
Our team is excited to announce that iOS users te Europe are now able to buy bitcoin from within their Blockchain wallets using the same seamless and user friendly Blockchain-Coinify integration available to web users.
Bitcoin news roundup: May 21 2017
Thanks for joining us for this edition of our bitcoin news roundup , where we’ve got headlines on the latest $Two,000+ bitcoin price surge, notable latest and upcoming block chain industry events, and valuable takeaways from the WannaCry attacks. Read on to find out more!
Meet our Team: May 2017
Can you believe it’s almost summer already? Inbetween the rising trends for global adoption and all the stellar price movement, 2017 has bot a record-setting year so far for bitcoin. Joining us on this epic journey are three fresh Blockchain team members that wij can’t wait for you to meet!