The social media giant has just launched Libra to function as a global currency. It requires an entry-level smartphone and data connection but enables users around the world to use the cryptocurrency from anywhere.
During WWDC, Apple released a CryptoKit framework to help developers create cryptographic operations within their apps, though it went largely unnoticed. This could mean the iPhone may become a wallet for crypto in the future, although no plans have been revealed.
As a cold storage wallet with no Internet access, the Galaxy S10's crypto wallet works with bitcoin, Ethereum, and Cosmo Coin, a beauty cryptocurrency. The flagship smartphone also offers support for decentralized apps.
Previously only available via Bitcoin or Ether, HTC’s blockchain smartphone can now be purchased with USD and other currencies and cryptocurrencies including Litecoin.
Two years after calling Bitcoin a fraud, JPMorgan announced they're creating their own cryptocurrency. Called JPM Coin, its purpose will be to settle transactions between large companies and will be redeemable 1:1 for US dollars.