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Paradigm Shift: Samourai Wallet Removes Fiat Values in Favor of Satoshis

Samourai Wallet announced the release of a new app update on September 28 that removes fiat values for wallet balances and transaction fees. Instead, the wallet now shows only satoshis (sat), the smallest unit of bitcoin, for all values. In the announcement, the bitcoin wallet provider knew that the change could cause some frustration among users and possibly cause some to leave the app. However...

Startup Teams Samourai Wallet on App to Trade Bitcoin Without the Internet

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GoTenna, a decentralized startup, has teamed with Samourai Wallet, a bitcoin wallet focused on privacy and security, on an app that allows users to trade bitcoin when not connected to the web. The TxTenna app marks an effort to further decentralize the bitcoin network, according to Richard Myers, a goTenna decentralized applications engineer and co-founder of Bybit AB, writing in inthemesh.com...

Privacy-Focused Samourai: Bitcoin Users Should Activate Segwit If Miners Won’t

Samourai, the development team that consists of privacy activists building an open source bitcoin wallet platform called Samourai Wallet, recently encouraged users to stand for Bitcoin Core’s Segregated Witness (Segwit) and work toward activating it if the miners continue to reject the solution for unjustified reasons. On April 9, the Samourai team stated: "We support & encourage bitcoin...

Bitcoin Wallet Samourai Goes Open-Source

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Samourai Wallet developers don't believe you should trust their wallet platform.  “Users should look at our reputation thus far and make a judgement as to if we are honest and trustworthy, but at the end of the day code doesn’t lie, we have produced the code, anyone can go take a look, can comment, can suggest, can criticize, can fork,” a developer, who goes by 'SW', told CCN. Bitcoiners should...