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Metamask Launches Mobile App Beta to Broaden Appeal of Ethereum DApps

The release precedes a full launch later this year, as Metamask’s monthly active user base exceeds 250,000. Ethereum wallet and decentralized app (DApp) browser Metamask has launched the public beta version of its new mobile app. Unveiled on July 23, the app brings various features to Metamask users and syncs to the company’s existing browser plug-in. It is available for both Android and iOS. “Over the next couple months, we’ll use this Beta to gather feedback from the community before our V1 launch this fall,” an accompanying blog post reads. The mobile app features a cryptocurrency wallet and DApp browser among other tools, including support for so-called Collectibles — unique, non-fungible tokens built on the Ethereum blockchain. “Rather than just another wallet, MetaMask Mobile is a bridge to the decentralized web, with a dapp-centric browsing experience, intuitive on-boarding, and features that sync with your desktop MetaMask accounts,” the blog post continues. The release foll..

Blockchain Platform Enables Trading of Digital Assets in Mobile Games

sponsored EOS-based project offers the players to put their achievements, leaderboards and in-game assets on the blockchain platform and trade them. A blockchain mobile gaming platform says it allows players to get the “true ownership” of their digital assets and enables “secure trading” with other users. Itam Games has created an ecosystem, which includes a store and exchange, in which users can trade their in-game digital assets — or nonfungible tokens (NFT) — such as achievements, leaderboards, items and accounts. The users can try Itam’s system with its new blockchain-based role-playing game Dark Town. The players can pick up NFT during the gameplay, gain ownership of the collected assets as well as keep, transparently trade and manage them on their personal blockchain wallet. Graphic provided by Itam The company notes that the usage of its online wallet is easy. The Itam Store provides a hybrid method by which it offers custodial service for nonpersonal wallet users: There i..

Major Korean Firms Partner to Launch Blockchain Mobile ID System

A consortium of major South Korean firms partnered to launch a blockchain-based mobile identification system in 2020. A consortium of major South Korean firms partnered to launch a blockchain-based mobile identification system in 2020, English-language local media Korea Times reports on July 14. Per the report, the participants are financial services firms KEB Hana Bank, Woori Bank, KOSCOM, mobile carriers SK Telecom, KT, LG UPlus, and technology behemoth Samsung Electronics. The aim of the partnership is reportedly to develop a self-sovereign identity system that does not require any intermediaries, which would enable individuals and organizations to control their identity information in online transactions. The service aims to allow users to store personal information such as resident registration numbers, bank account numbers, and use them at will. The involved financial services firms are tasked with providing certification services, telecom companies with managing stable mobile s..

Enecuum Launch Blockchain Network with Mobile Masternodes. Keep Calm and Continue...

Enecuum, a blockchain mobile network for decentralized applications which is able to bring blockchain and cryptocurrencies to the real mainstream, involve mobile devices users into a blockchain network, and provide powerful toolkit for the dApps developers to create fast and low cost applications WEB 3.0 for millions of people. Now, Enecuum is starting a scaling community program. The birth of Enecuum Since 2017, Enecuum has been working on a complex concept which finally became an efficient mobile masternode, blockchain explorer and a Web wallet. All coins earned in mobile masternode are available for swap to ENQ ERC-20 tokens and will be available for trading on July 4th 2019 at 22.00 (GMT+8) on GRAVIEX and CREX24 exchanges in BTC, ETH, USD and RUB trading pairs. GRAVIEX and CREX24 are user friendly and functional crypto exchanges for trading. Both exchanges found in 2017 and at this moment are stable systems allowing to make fast and safe transactions. Payment is available in fia..

Enecuum Launch Blockchain Network with Mobile Masternodes. Keep Calm and Continue...

TwitterFacebookLinkedInReddit Enecuum, a blockchain mobile network for decentralized applications which is able to bring blockchain and cryptocurrencies to the real mainstream, involve mobile devices users into a blockchain network, and provide powerful toolkit for the dApps developers to create fast and low cost applications WEB 3.0 for millions of people. Now, Enecuum is starting a scaling community program. The birth of Enecuum Since 2017, Enecuum has been working on a complex concept which finally became an efficient mobile masternode, blockchain explorer and a Web wallet. All coins earned in mobile masternode are available for swap to ENQ ERC-20 tokens and will be available for trading on July 4th 2019 at 22.00 (GMT+8) on GRAVIEX and CREX24 exchanges in BTC, ETH, USD and RUB trading pairs. GRAVIEX and CREX24 are user friendly and functional crypto exchanges for trading. Both exchanges found in 2017 and at this moment are stable systems allowing to make fast and safe transactions..

Cryptocurrency Mobile App Downloads Stall Amid Price Surge: Report

Despite bitcoin’s recent price surge, the download count of crypto-related mobile applications has seen no increase compared to the first half of last year. Despite bitcoin’s (BTC) recent price surge, the download count of cryptocurrency-related mobile applications is not increasing, Bloomberg reports on June 28 Data form mobile app analytics firm App Annie shows that, while in the first half of 2018 there were 65.8 million cryptocurrency-related app downloads, in the first six months of this year there were 67 million, an increase of about 1.82%. This growth is not nearly as sharp as that reported in previous years, considering that the first half of 2017 saw 28.2 million crypto apps downloads from 2016’s 15.3 million, a 45% increase. Apps related to the industry were individuated by looking for apps including words like bitcoin, cryptocurrency, or blockchain in their description in the finance category of the Apple App Store or Google Play store. Bloomberg also notes that the numbe..

Overstock’s tZero Launches Mobile Crypto App Touted as Hack-Resistant

tZero, crypto arm of American retail giant Overstock, has launched a mobile digital wallet and exchange app for crypto. tZero, United States retail giant Overstock’s crypto subsidiary, has launched a digital wallet and exchange app for crypto, the company officially announced in a tweet on June 27. The firm calls its new mobile crypto app a hack-resistant solution for trading and storing cryptocurrencies, tZero CEO Saum Noursalehi said in a press release to Reuters. Noursalehi explained that the application will store private keys directly on users’ smartphones, which is expected to provide maximum security, in contrast to “more vulnerable, third-party exchanges for custody.” Moreover, tZero’s private key recovery system will allow users to restore their funds in case if they lose their private keys or a mobile device, the press release notes. Initially supporting two major cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH), tZero hopes its crypto app will become the “foundation o..

Opera Releases iOS Version of its ‘Blockchain-Ready’ Mobile Web Browser

Opera has released the iOS version of its Ethereum-friendly mobile browser, with an Ethereum wallet and support for Ethereum-based dApps. Norway-based internet browser company Opera has launched the iOS version of its mobile web browser, Opera Touch, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph. Opera Touch reportedly supports the Ethereum (ETH) protocol and the Ethereum Web3 application programming interface (API). This means that the browser accommodates Ethereum-based decentralized applications (DApps) and all ERC-20 tokens, stablecoins, and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The browser also is said to feature a cryptocurrency wallet for storing Ether, the “Opera Crypto Wallet.” Opera released the Android version of its mobile browser at the end of 2018, which offers these same Ethereum-related capabilities. Opera Touch, however, purports to be the first mobile browser on iOS with ‘Web 3’ support and a crypto wallet The Head of Crypto at Opera browsers, Charles Hamel, commented..

Swedish Bitcoin-Powered Mobile Refill Service Bitrefill Raises $2M to Expand Services

Stockholm-based digital gift cards and mobile phone refill provider Bitrefill raised $2 million in a seed round led by Coin Ninja. Swedish crypto-powered mobile refill service Bitrefill has closed a seed round of $2 million to expand its services, crypto media outlet The Block reports on June 13. The Stockholm-based company offers mobile service top-ups in bitcoin (BTC), enabling users to recharge their mobile subscriptions using the major cryptocurrency. Following the new funding round, led by United States-based bitcoin startup Coin Ninja, Bitrefill is reportedly planning to expand its services outside the U.S. and Europe, as well as launch new products. In March 2019, Bitrefill enabled crypto payments for reservations on popular accommodation booking service Airbnb, allowing users to pay for bookings in bitcoin, as well as ether (ETH), litecoin (LTC), dogecoin (DOGE), and dash (DASH). In April, Bitrefill launched an experimental service to facilitate payment process channels on..

BUX and ABN AMRO Clearing Partner on Blockchain-Powered Stocks Investment Mobile...

Securities services provider ABN AMRO Clearing will provide European mobile investment platform BUX with blockchain solutions. Global securities services provider ABN AMRO Clearing has signed a contract to provide European mobile investment platform BUX with blockchain technology for a forthcoming commission-free stock trading mobile app. The news was revealed in a BUX news release on May 29. According to the news release, ABN AMRO Clearing processed 3.79 billion trades in 2018, and reportedly consistently ranks as a top three clearer for listed derivatives and cash securities, OTC products, warrants, commodities and FX across the majority of time zones. BUX’s new app, dubbed STOCKS, is slated for launch in summer 2019 first in the Netherlands and Germany, followed by a planned Europe-wide rollout in the coming year. After a reportedly successful pilot, BUX is set to leverage two key solutions from ABN AMRO Clearing for STOCKS. First, STOCKS clients’ funds will be held by ABN AMRO C..
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