PRESS RELEASE: Edge Releases Expansive Suite of Updates – Edge version 1.4.0 adds exchange Changelly and cryptocurrencies Stellar and XRPOctober 26, 2018
Today, the multi-asset digital wallet Edge has announced its Version 1.4.0 update. Highlights of the update include:
Exchange partnerships – Changelly is included for additional currency support
Price-hunting capabilities – Users can access the best available price of cryptocurrencies
Stellar support – Edge is the first-ever multi-asset mobile wallet provide storage, trading, and selling of stellar
XRP purchases – Users can use XRP to make purchases with their credit cards
Choice of Electrum server node – The choice for faster, and more secure specific nodes for cryptocurrency transactions
San Diego, CA –– October 25, 2018 –– Edge, the security platform and multi-asset mobile wallet, has announced a significant version update to Edge Wallet, which enhances user privacy while expanding users’ ability to securely buy, sell, and trade cryptocurrencies. The Version 1.4.0 update integrates leading exchanges Changelly and ShapeShift for additional currency support, and offers users the first decentralized crypto price hunting service. Additionally, the update makes Edge Wallet the first-ever multi-asset mobile wallet to support the sixth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, Stellar, as well as let users purchase XRP with a credit card.
Paul Puey, Edge CEO, said: “Our fundamental goal is to provide our community with the market’s most convenient platform for buying, trading, and storing cryptocurrency while maintaining optimal data security. Today’s update ensures Edge Wallet users have access to the most competitive trading options available and furthers our mission to build easy-to-use products with cutting-edge security and user privacy.”
Changelly will provide Edge Wallet users with access to additional coins including Stellar, ZCoin, and EOS. The update also supports ShapeShift membership so Edge users can access higher trade limits and rewards. Additionally, Edge Wallet’s newly launched crypto price hunting service will be the first-ever non-custodial, best-price hunting exchange service.
Ilya Bere, Changelly CEO, said: “At Changelly we are truly excited about this partnership as the main idea of simplicity and edge-security that forms the core of Edge’s ideology is very aligned to ours. Changelly support now gives Edge users the ability to exchange dozens of new cryptocurrencies including Stellar and Zcoin, two supported assets in Edge that were not previously supported without Changelly.”
Version 1.4.0 also includes a highly-requested feature: the ability for users to choose their preferred Electrum server node for connection to various currencies including bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Dash, Litecoin, and Qtum. This change gives users the option to select nodes that prioritize desirable features such as privacy, speed, proximity, and more.
The update will support new language options, including Spanish, Italian, Russian, and Portuguese to increase access to the Edge Wallet worldwide.
Edge is a security platform and multi-asset wallet offering privacy, autonomy, and protection, on personal mobile devices. Founded in 2014 as Airbitz, the edge-secure client-side encryption secures user private keys before ever leaving a personal device for the utmost decentralized wallet protection. Edge supports Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Dash, and other top cryptocurrencies. For more information, visit edge.app.