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Taylor Swift in Battle with Scooter Braun, Scott Borchetta Over AMA Performance

November 15, 2019 |

Just when you thought Taylor Swift’s beef with Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta from Big Machine couldn’t get any more bitter … she now says they’re blocking her from performing her own songs at the upcoming American Music Awards … but sources…

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Trump Takes Battle Over Tax Returns to Supreme Court

November 15, 2019 |

Arguing that he’s protected from criminal proceedings while in office, President Trump has asked the Supreme Court to reverse a lower court’s order that he turn over financial records and tax returns to New York prosecutors. “We assert that the subpoena violates the US Constitution and therefore is unenforceable,” Jay…
Newser

Senate confirms Trump appeals court nominee Steven Menashi over Dem objections

November 14, 2019 |

The Senate on Thursday voted to confirm Trump nominee Steven Menashi to a federal appeals court despite fierce opposition from Democrats.
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Bitcoin.com Wallet App Marks Over Five Million Wallets Created

November 14, 2019 |

Bitcoin.com Wallet App Marks Over Five Million Wallets Created

The Bitcoin.com Wallet has now achieved a major milestone with over 5 million wallets created since the app launched just a little over two years ago. An upcoming version of the digital wallet app will add SLP token support and additional features.

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Bitcoin.com Wallet Continues to Grow

Bitcoin.com today marks more than five million wallets created with the company’s official wallet app. The Bitcoin.com Wallet was launched back in August 2017 and quickly gained a large following. The fast growth in adoption has continued this year, despite the challenging market, as a million new wallets have been created since May when the app marked four million wallets created.

“This is a key milestone in our mission to provide customers with safe and secure crypto transaction services. Few would have predicted that we’d manage 5 million wallets created in little over two years, but our community has grown rapidly due to increased awareness of digital tokens and our wallet’s ever-expanding features,” stated Stefan Rust, CEO of Bitcoin.com. “In the years ahead, we are confident that millions more will open new wallets with us, many of them new to crypto who are choosing Bitcoin.com wallets to be their first crypto wallet.”

Bitcoin.com Wallet App Marks Over Five Million Wallets Created
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The wallet allows users to send, receive, and store bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core (BTC) in a noncustodial fashion. Users also have the ability to purchase both cryptocurrencies within the wallet directly with a credit or debit card so they don’t have to deal with depositing money on any exchanges. The popular app is available for mobile devices running both Apple iOS and Google Android operating systems, and there are also desktop versions for Mac, Windows and Linux if you need them. You can check out all the versions available at wallet.Bitcoin.com and create a new wallet for yourself.

Important New Features in Upcoming Versions

While the wallet is growing fast, the developers are not resting on their laurels and continue to design new features to add to make it even better. An upcoming version of the app will give the wallet a complete overhaul with built-in SLP token support as well as improved design and user experience to make spending and managing your digital funds even easier. Another feature they are working on is threshold spending, a function that lets you simply scan a payment QR code and if the amount requested is lower than your safety threshold it automatically signs and send the funds without the need for any additional input. The wallet developers are also working to release an API that will empower engineers and third parties to build more tools and services that integrate easier with the wallet and its users.

“Our entire team at Bitcoin.com is excited to cross the 5 million wallet mark. We’re proud to see people from all over the world using cryptocurrency in their daily lives,” commented Corbin Fraser, Group Product Manager, Mobile Services at Bitcoin.com. “Our wallet team have been hard at work on new features and are excited to release a complete overhaul to the Bitcoin.com Wallet with some amazing new features to help grow the cryptocurrency ecosystem and onboard the next 50 Million wallet users to peer to peer electronic cash.”

Bitcoin.com Wallet App Marks Over Five Million Wallets Created

If you are not familiar with the term, the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) is a token system for the Bitcoin Cash network allowing anyone to create tokens in a permissionless manner. It has helped the development of an ecosystem for BCH that replicates the variety of ERC-20 tokens on the ETH network. SLP tokens can easily be created, traded, and managed on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain within seconds, while costing the users only fractions of a penny for each transaction. Using the SLP explorer Simpleledger.info shows that 5,760 tokens have already been created and more than 4,590 SLP-based token burns took place since the project started.

What do you think about the Bitcoin.com Wallet app achieving more than five million wallets created? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.


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Court Rejects Trump’s Appeal in Fight Over Financial Records

November 14, 2019 |

A federal appeals court will not take up President Trump’s appeal of a ruling that his accounting firm must turn over financial records to Congress . The order was handed down Wednesday by the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. It is almost certain that Trump will…
Newser

Another President Faces Impeachment, Over Another Trump

November 14, 2019 |

University of Florida student body president Michael C. Murphy invited Donald Trump Jr. to make what proved to be a controversial speech on campus last month, and now Murphy is facing his own impeachment inquiry over the matter. The Tampa Bay Times notes the parallels between Murphy’s impeachment battle and…
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Southern California Edison strikes $360-million settlement over wildfires and mudslide

November 13, 2019 |

Southern California Edison settles with 23 public agencies for damage it allegedly caused in the Thomas and Woolsey fires, and Montecito mudslides.


L.A. Times – Business

Stephen Miller Under Fire Over Leaked Emails

November 13, 2019 |

Stephen Miller is weathering the biggest controversy of his tenure as a top adviser to President Trump, thanks to a stash of leaked emails he sent to a reporter for Breitbart News in the runup to the 2016 election. Hatewatch , affiliated with the Southern Poverty Law Center, has begun a…
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Column: Apple gets in trouble over the ‘sexism’ of its new Apple Card

November 12, 2019 |

Apple’s new Apple Card credit card gets slammed for a ‘sexist’ algorithm that discriminates against women


L.A. Times – Business

OJ Simpson Sues Casino Over TMZ Story

November 9, 2019 |

OJ Simpson is suing a Las Vegas hotel-casino, alleging unnamed employees defamed him by telling celebrity news site TMZ he was ordered off the property in 2017 for being drunk, disruptive, and unruly. The former football star denies in the lawsuit filed Thursday against the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas that…
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