Bitcoin News Mash-Up: New Electrum; Ryan Kennedy Arrested; and More


Bitcoin News Mash-Up

Following are the major Bitcoin news of the day

Electrum Announces to Release New Version

Bitcoin wallet Electrum recently took its Twitter account to inform followers about the release of its next version, Electrum 2.0. The new update, which is slated to release anytime this week, will also feature the much-awaited Trezor wallet support. Through this, users will be able to transfer their Bitcoins from Electrum wallets to much secure and isolated Trezor hardware wallets. You can read the full report here.

Former Moopay CEO Ryan Kennedy Arrested for Bitcoin Fraud

Controversial Bitcoin personality Ryan Kennedy (aka Alex Green) was recently arrested by the UK Police. The former Moopay CEO earlier disappeared with a large stash of Bitcoins, in the wake of which Syscoin, alongside other victims, took him to the UK court. The court ruled out the case in the favor of prosecution, making Kennedy liable to repay the lost amount. You can read the full report here.

Blockchain.INFO Now Have More than 3 Million Users

The total number of Blockchain.INFO Bitcoin wallet users recently crossed over 3 million, indicating the growing awareness people has of the cryptocurrency. According the official figures, the Bitcoin wallet users almost doubled in over the last 365 days. In last 30 days alone, the figure increased by 6%, You can read the full report here.