Bitcoin Wallet Reviews: What’s the Best Hardware Wallet on the Market? Part 3

This is the third article in a three-part series that examines five of the most popular Bitcoin hardware wallets. Read the first part, focused on the wallets’ physical safety and outward appearance here. Read the second part, focused on simplicity, accessibility and privacy, here. By request, samples were provided by some of the companies for…

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Video Review: Cryptotag Zeus

In this video review, Bitcoin Magazine tests the Cryptotag Zeus, a 100-percent titanium, recovery seed storage device. The Zeus allows users to make a virtually indestructible, seed-phrase backup plaque in less than five minutes. Essentially, they engrave a series of numbers that correspond to a 12- or 24-word seed phrase provided by their hardware or software…

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Russia Prepares Law to Allow Cryptocurrency Confiscation

According to local reports, Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and other law enforcement agencies are developing proposals to confiscate cryptocurrencies. These proposals could evolve into Russian laws as soon as 2021. “Russia plans to develop a legal mechanism for the seizure of virtual assets for their confiscation,” according to a translated report from RBC. “The relevant…

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Was a Lone Whale Really Behind Bitcoin’s 2017 Bull Run? Don’t Bet on It

“Ignorance is the parent of fear.” — Herman Melville, Moby Dick In July 2019, John M. Griffin and Amin Shams, academics from the University of Texas and the University of Ohio, respectively, published the cleverly titled report “Is Bitcoin Really Un-Tethered?”Their “findings” echoed through mainstream and cryptocurrency media alike. The duo boldly claimed that bitcoin’s…

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Users Can Now Buy Bitcoin on DropBit Using Apple Pay or Google Pay

On November 5, 2019, Bitcoin-focused product hub Coin Ninja announced that, through a collaboration with cryptocurrency payments company Wyre, users can now buy bitcoin directly on the DropBit app with Apple Pay and Google Pay.Coin Ninja calls DropBit its “Venmo for bitcoin,” a bitcoin wallet and payment service particularly designed to help Bitcoiners send BTC…

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