Friday (November 18, 2022), Canadian rapper, singer, actor Duckwhich showed off what appears to be a Ledger Nano hardware wallet dazzled with Swarovski crystals.
By a report by Casino.org, the 36-year-old Toronto-born entertainer has joined the world’s largest cryptocurrency casino and sportsbook Stake in December 2021 under the username “DeepPockets6” and “in just two months, he wagered cryptocurrency worth over $1 billion on various sports and casino bets.”
Either way, according to the crypto hardware wallet maker registerYesterday Drake posted a picture of his “icy Ledger Nano” on Instagram with the caption “Bitcoin waiting for you”:
This led Katie Langhammer, community growth manager at Ledger, to send this tweet:
The recent collapse of crypto exchange FTX has dramatically increased interest in self-custody solutions: (both software and hardware), such as Ledger Nano hardware wallets:
On November 2, 2022, the world’s largest crypto exchange (by trading volume) announced that it had entered into a strategic Ledger partnership.
According to Binance blog post, this agreement “allows users with a verified Binance account to buy crypto via Ledger directly with their bank cards and send the coins directly to their address secured by a Ledger device”. As for Ledger wallet owners who are not Binance users, it is now possible to create a Binance account “directly in the Ledger Live app”.
Binance stressed that this is just the first step in what the two companies will be on a rewarding journey. Future work includes “adding support for Binance’s payment channels to the mobile version of Ledger Live, as well as integrating additional payment methods.”
Binance has already been integrated into the desktop version of Ledger Live, which means users can now “purchase over 80 different cryptocurrencies” – through the Discover section of the app – “using their bank cards, including including Visa and Mastercard”.
Ledger said in a tweet that you can now “use your Binance account in Ledger Live to securely buy crypto and receive it directly into your Ledger account” without “switching between apps or manually transferring required funds.”
Jean-François Rochet, Vice President of Transactions and Services at Ledger, said:
“Binance and Ledger are truly global leaders in digital assets, and it makes sense to combine to provide our users with the benefits of buying crypto from Binance in Ledger Live, providing the uncompromising world-class security of Ledger.“
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