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A loud segment of the Bitcoin community has been pushing for a hard-forking increase to the block size limit for over a year now, but multiple efforts have failed to activate a fork up to this point. Both Bitcoin XT and Bitcoin Classic were unable to gain a significant...
Wirex's bitcoin funded debit cards have seen favorable reviews. Now, users can use any popular cryptocurrency to fund their cards. Wirex has announced via press release that it has integrated Shapeshift, enabling "dozens" of the alternative cryptocurrencies supported by that platform. Shapeshift also posted the news on its blog. Wirex offers...
KeepKey, an American bitcoin hardware wallet manufacturer, has partnered with ShapeShift to allow customers to securely exchange cryptocurrencies from their device and make instant transactions with a two-click process. This marks ShapeShift's first collaboration with a bitcoin hardware wallet manufacturer and a "huge step forward in security for traders," the...
Shapeshift is back after suffering a significant loss due to three separate but related hacking incidents. The site returned on April 20th after a passionate post by the company's CEO, Erik Voorhees, detailing their understanding of the hack. The site launched with Ethereum and Bitcoin support only. Today, Litecoin...
Shapeshift.io CEO Erik Voorhees was involved in a fireside chat with Factom Foundation Chairman of the Board David Johnston at the Texas Bitcoin Conference back in late March, and it was during this conversation that Voorhees revealed the reasoning behind his revised stance on alternative cryptocurrencies. Although Voorhees had...