Category: Ledger

Coinbase, Ledger, and other crypto services impacted by client sync issue following Ethereum’s Berlin hard fork

Ethereum’s latest network upgrade, Berlin, went live on Thursday morning. But a syncing issue appears to have snarled a number of companies and services that rely on a particular Ethereum software client, including exchange service Coinbase. The client in question is OpenEthereum, formerly the software client maintained by Parity. Developers for both OpenEthereum as well […]

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Class action lawsuit filed against crypto wallet firm Ledger, Shopify over 2020 customer data breach

Ledger and Shopify, which handles the online sales of Ledger’s wallets, have been hit with a class action over last year’s data breach. Ledger produces some of the most popular cold wallets on the market. The summer of 2020 saw news spread of phishing attacks against Ledger users, with the firm ultimately disclosing that it […]

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Apple Music alum joins Ledger to head its NFT division

Crypto hardware wallet provider Ledger has hired a former Apple Music executive to head its non-fungible token (NFT) division. Parker Todd Brooks, former head of dance and electronic artist relations at Apple Music, will oversee and expand Ledger’s storage offerings for NFTs. NFTs are digital certificates tied to unique art pieces. They have grown significantly […]

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Hedge fund veteran Alan Howard leads $25 million Series A for crypto custodian Komainu

Nomura-backed institutional crypto custodian Komainu has raised $25 million in Series A funding. The round was led by hedge fund veteran Alan Howard, who also owns crypto-asset manager Elwood Asset Management. Additional participants in the round included Galaxy Digital, NOIA Capital, and Nomura Research Institute. Established in 2018, Komainu is a joint venture between three […]

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Ledger Live Adds Self-Custody Staking for Polkadot (DOT)

The popular hardware wallet provider, Ledger, has added Polkadot to its wide variety of supported tokens. Additionally, Ledger will also enable users to stake DOT coins directly on the platform, thus increasing the total number of staking options to five. Ledger Adds Polkadot and DOT Staking Founded in 2014, Ledger is a digital asset wallet […]

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California Man Loses $27,000 in Bitcoin After Falling Prey to Crypto Scammers

California Man Loses $27,000 in Bitcoin After Falling Prey to Crypto Scammers

In Daly City, California, authorities are investigating a crypto scam incident where a man lost $27,000 worth of bitcoin. A 48-year-old man claimed the scammers tricked him into giving them the keys to his wallet. Scammer Impersonated a Crypto Wallet Hardware Firm Ledger Representative Per KTVU FOX 2, the unnamed victim received a text message […]

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