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Aug 01 2022

Bitwage Partners With Casa, Edge Wallet For Streamlined Bitcoin Payroll Services

Aug 01 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitwage business casa edge news

The payroll provider will leverage the wallets of Casa and Edge to streamline and automate payroll in bitcoin for businesses and governments.Bitwage has partnered with two Bitcoin wallet providers to streamline its onboarding process.Casa and Edge Wallet helped Bitwage develop a UI to integrate each of the wallets onto its payroll platform.These partnerships will allow Bitwage to...

May 24 2022

Casa Helps Users Secure Their Bitcoin

It’s imperative to use best practices in bitcoin security in order to protect assets. Jameson Lopp shares the ways Casa supports their clients.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To...

May 10 2022

Bitcoin Company Casa Raises $21M, Launches API For Third-Party Integrations

May 10 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  api business casa funding news

Casa simultaneously announced a new API designed to help its users interact with third-party services and the closing of a $21 million series A round.Casa has launched a new API that will enable third-party firms to interact with Casa wallets while users maintain full control of their private keys.The company also announced it had raised $21 million in a series A...

Jan 29 2022

How Lightning Network, Taproot Growth Signal The Future Of Bitcoin

The first day of Keyfest 2022 highlighted the growth of the Lightning Network and Taproot, and reflected on the future of Bitcoin.The first day of Keyfest 2022, a virtual Bitcoin conference hosted by Casa, was focused on the future of Bitcoin — exciting applications currently being developed and others that are growing in user base — and the continued growth of...

Jan 25 2022

Is The Lightning Network Centralized?

The emergence of Lightning Hubs might suggest that Bitcoin’s leading Layer 2 protocol is centralized. So let’s compare it to fiat’s structure.Bitcoin custody provider Casa held its annual Keyfest conference this month, and with it came many conversations around Bitcoin privacy, security and the Lightning Network. And one very important question was raised in the Q&A portion of the first session of...

Jan 23 2022

Bitcoin OPSEC Tips From Casa Keyfest: What Should James Bond Do?

Jan 23 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  casa culture feature hacks james bond

During Casa Keyfest, Head of Security Ron Stoner gave some tips on Bitcoin OPSEC. Naturally, I wondered what James Bond should do.During a Casa Keyfest conference session held on January 6, Casa Head of Security Ron Stoner gave a rundown on “operations security” (OPSEC), a...

Jan 13 2022

Real Bedford Football Club To Secure Its Bitcoin With Casa

The first football club to operate on a Bitcoin standard will leverage Casa’s security services to self-custody its BTC.Real Bedford F.C., the first football club to operate on a Bitcoin standard, will self-custody its BTC treasury with the help of Bitcoin security company Casa.The U.K.-based club was bought by Bitcoiner and host of the What Bitcoin Did podcast, Peter McCormack,...

Dec 27 2021

Virtual Bitcoin Event Keyfest To Be Held In January

Dec 27 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin business casa events keyfest

Keyfest 2022 will feature conversations and workshops about the future of Bitcoin private keys, privacy, and sovereignty.Casa, a Bitcoin security company, will host a virtual festival celebrating the past, present, and future of personal keys. On January 5-7, Keyfest 2022 will gather prominent Bitcoiners to discuss wallet security, financial sovereignty, privacy, and what makes it all possible – private keys....

Nov 11 2021

Multisig Setup Saves Bitcoin Stack from Home Burglary

Even though burglars managed to steal the victim’s hardware wallet, his funds were still safe because of his multisig setup.Bitcoin user Callum McArthur’s house was broken into last month, and the burglars stole his hardware wallet and recovery words which stored his bitcoin stack. However, even though the criminals managed to get away with McArthur’s devices, they didn’t know that the keys...

Feb 16 2021

Education Is The Best Bitcoin Investment

The tech industry abounds with buzzwords and acronyms that seem, at times, designed to exclude the ordinary user. But “UX” isn’t one of these mere buzzwords. User experience is one of the rare bits of tech shorthand that actually mean something to our customers and clients because everybody knows what bad UX looks like. But sometimes, great UX isn’t all that it seems,...

Education Is The Best Bitcoin Investment

Feb 16 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  casa culture custody private keys ux

Bitcoin service providers must integrate security best practices directly into their user experiences if they are to deliver the revolution.The tech industry abounds with buzzwords and acronyms that...

Feb 03 2021

Bitcoin Custody Provider Casa Announces $4 Million Raised In Seed Funding

Today, Bitcoin custody solution provider Casa announced that it has raised $4 million in seed funding. “The seed round is led by Avon Ventures, a venture capital fund affiliated with FMR LLC, the parent company of Fidelity Investments, and includes first-time investment in Casa from Tioga Capital, Cadenza Ventures (the venture capital arm of BitMEX), Coinbase Ventures and Champion Hill Ventures,” according to...

Jan 04 2021

Proof Of Keys: A Critical Test For Bitcoin

Proof of Keys day was initially created as a test for exchanges and other third-party custodians — a way for individuals to ensure that third parties holding bitcoin weren’t operating as a fractional reserve. Let’s face it: It’s likely that many third-party bitcoin custodians are doing just that, and Proof of Keys day is unlikely to change anything. It’s time for this Bitcoin...

Jan 03 2021

It’s Genesis Block Day. Do You Know Where Your Bitcoin Keys Are?

Jan 03 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin casa keyfest proof of keys tech

"Not your keys, not your bitcoin." This week, two events want to help you on your road to financial self sovereignty.

Dec 07 2020

We Must Solve Bitcoin’s Custody UX Problem

Twelve years is the blink of an eye in historical terms, but it’s an eternity in tech. Just look at the cellphone, which went from niche accessory to absolute necessity in under a decade. Still, new technologies don’t always soar immediately: it took a quarter of a century for the humble washing machine to reach even half of U.S. homes. This Halloween marked...

Nov 09 2020

Don’t Fall For The Biggest Mistake In Bitcoin

Bitcoin is highly technically-secure as a protocol, meaning that there is only one reason why you’d ever lose your coins: human error. As with many things, people are the biggest security vulnerability in Bitcoin and, as we know, humans are far harder to fix than code. Two stories from last month showed how far we are from solving Bitcoin’s security challenge. At the...

Aug 06 2020

Casa Launches In-Wallet Purchasing

Aug 06 2020 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  casa investing wallets wyre

Bitcoin custody solution provider Casa has announced today that it is offering in-wallet bitcoin purchases, allowing Casa App users to forgo exchanges when they add to their HODLings. In a release shared with Bitcoin Magazine, Casa explained that users can make these purchases using Apple Pay or debit cards, which connect them to retail exchanges through a secure API provided by Wyre....

Jul 15 2020

How the Human Rights Foundation and Casa Hope to Improve Bitcoin Sovereignty Around the World

Perhaps the most important quality of Bitcoin is its ability to provide financial freedom and sovereignty from third party authorities like central banks and governments. In parts of the world, this means the chance to opt out from inherently inflationary and reckless economic policy. In others, it means that Bitcoin can serve as a lifeline from fundamentally broken societies and oppressive regimes. As...

Jul 14 2020

Bitcoin: More Than an Inflation Hedge

In May, billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones of Tudor Investment Corp. announced in a letter to investors that his fund is buying bitcoin futures as a hedge against “The Great Monetary Inflation.” In his letter, he argued that the $3.9 trillion (6.6 percent of global GDP) printed by central banks since February has the potential...

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