2016/11/15 3:52 PM
The world’s most-used bitcoin wallet, Blockchain, will allow users to fund their balances directly with credit and debit cards. The new feature, aimed at eliminating friction and making it much easier to acquire bitcoin, is thanks to a partnership between Blockchain and payment processor Coinify.
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Beta Test for UK, European Wallet Users
The new service will launch first in the U.K., before rolling out across Europe and hopefully elsewhere. Initially, it will be an invite-only beta test.
In a statement, Blockchain said the partnership will enable nearly instantaneous wallet funding without compromising user security or control.
Blockchain’s bitcoin wallet is easily the most popular, with over 50% market share and over 100 million transactions so far. It said the announcement marks a major milestone for the blockchain industry — one it expects to spur…