BitBox: hardware wallet made in Switzerland

The BitBox01 is a hardware wallet designed and engineered by a Swiss company called Shift Cryptosecurity. It is a minimalistic device that integrates a two factor authenticator feature and seed storage, in a very different way from what we have tried so far. First impressions The packaging is quite basic. You will receive the device.

JuBiter: a slim hardware wallet

JuBiter is another contender on the hardware wallet market. It is very slim and supposed to be solid. One of its specificities is to be built upon a JAVA OS which allows users to manage the app without touching and thus compromising any secret stored in the SE. First impressions The wallet is delivered in.

Yubikey 5 NFC: the all-in-one security key

Protecting your accounts is not an easy task and for most of users, they contain multiple points of failure. This is where the Yubikey NFC 5 is supposed to help you by bringing your security to a whole new level.   What is that exactly? The YubiKey NFC 5 is a hardware-based authentication device that.

Crypto Key Stack: seed recovery phrase backup device

After reviewing the Cryptotag and the Cryptosteel devices. I was offered by Crypto Key Stack to try their product.  The company was co-founded by Chris Gonyo and NFL veteran Israel Idonije. They wanted to work on an affordable solution to permanently store private keys on physical supports.  Their solution is simple: a few plates of.

Archos Safe-T Mini: one of the cheapest hardware wallets

Archos is a small French company manufacturing electronic devices (tablets, smartphones, media players…). They launched an affordable hardware wallet, called Safe-T Mini, early 2018 for the price of 49.99€ or $57. Today we are reviewing it to see if it can challenge the biggest competitors (Trezor, Ledger, Keepkey…). First impressions The packaging looks very premium.

KeepKey: the cleanest hardware wallet

KeepKey is one of the oldest solutions to keep your coins on cold storage. It was founded in 2014 in Seattle and acquired in 2017 by ShapeShift (a Switzerland-based crypto exchange). This hardware wallet is designed to be safe and very simple to use. Whether you are a complete novice or an expert, it is.

Fidelity starts serving clients

Fidelity, one of the largest asset managers, announced on Thursday they were starting to serve a select set of eligible clients for its custody service. The news comes just five months  after creating the new company that will offer trading/investing services to institutional investors.  Last November, Tom Jessop (Crypto chief for Fidelity) had confided that the.

Switzerland: the European crypto valley

Three months after the launch of the first crypto ETP in the world on Swiss stock exchange, SEBA and the private bank Julius Baer announced their collaboration to provide customer services on digital assets to their clients. SEBA is a company founded in 2018, by former UBS employees, trying to fill the gap between traditional.

Fidelity to launch its crypto custody business in March

On Tuesday, Bloomberg announced that Fidelity could introduce their digital asset custody services in March. The report wasn’t denied by a Fidelity spokesperson. This comes just four months after creating the new company that will offer trading/investing services to institutional investors.  As a reminder, Fidelity Investments Inc. is one of the largest asset managers with more than.