What’s happening with Proton, Metal X, and Metal Pay
Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork – What it means for you

Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork – What it means for you

The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain has completed an upgrade that has resulted in what is known as a “hard fork,” which creates two separate cryptocurrencies. For individuals who own BCH, this has implications that you should be aware of. In this article, we’ll give you...

Introducing Verified Identities on Proton

Introducing Verified Identities on Proton

We’re thrilled to announce that Verified Identities are now available on Proton mainnet! This means that users who opt into providing KYC information can receive a Proton Verified checkmark, minimizing opportunities for mistakes and unlocking new features. Verified...

Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR) – Consensus Without the Blockchain

Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR) – Consensus Without the Blockchain

While much is written about blockchain ecosystems and how they can be used to achieve consensus across a variety of sources, alternatives to blockchain technology aren’t as widely known. One project seeking to redefine how consensus is achieved is Hedera; using their...

Metal Pay 2.6 is now available

Metal Pay 2.6 is now available

Our team has been hard at work finding ways to make Metal Pay better, faster, and safer than ever before - which is why we’ve released version 2.6.0 for iOS! With this update, Metal Pay continues its trajectory of redefining how integrated cryptocurrency and personal...

Securing Elections with Proton – Free, Fast, and Fair

Securing Elections with Proton – Free, Fast, and Fair

Voting is a fundamental part of every democracy, and for good reason: the idea that the people have the ability to choose their leaders is powerful. Few other systems of government allow the people to have this sort of direct influence over the course of their nation,...

Metal Pay Goes to Canada

Metal Pay Goes to Canada

We are thrilled to announce that Metal Pay has gained a Money Services Business (MSB) license for Canada! This means that Canadian citizens will soon have access to peer-to-peer payments and other Metal Pay services that US users have come to know and love, including...

Metal Heads-up – October 2020

Metal Heads-up – October 2020

Can you feel it? Just as the weather is starting to cool off, the cryptocurrency industry is heating up with a whirlwind of updates and news stories. Big players are fully embracing cryptocurrency, skeptics are finally joining the winning team, and the IRS is making...

Announcing the release of the Proton Web SDK with documentation

Announcing the release of the Proton Web SDK with documentation

To encourage the continued progress of the Proton blockchain, and support developers who are actively building with Proton, we have released our Web SDK along with documentation. Proton Web SDK The Proton Web SDK is built off of Greymass’s Anchor-link and the...

Zcash Fireside Chat Recap

Zcash Fireside Chat Recap

Recently, Metal CEO Marshall Hayner sat down with Bradley Miller from Zcash to discuss both projects, their vision for cryptocurrency, and so much more. This came at a pivotal moment for both companies; Zcash is preparing for its first network halving, scheduled for...

Stablecoins Explained

Stablecoins Explained

Most people who invest in cryptocurrency want to have a way to move money from one coin to the next, or to pull their investment out of a coin and place it somewhere safe. Converting from cash to crypto and back multiple times can cost you quite a bit in fees - so...

Understanding Chainlink (LINK)

Understanding Chainlink (LINK)

In basic terms, Chainlink is a decentralized network that can communicate directly with smart contracts, providing them with real-time data and automating how contracts are carried out. LINK is the cryptocurrency used in the Chainlink system and fuels this network of...

Marshall Hayner shares the vision for Proton

Marshall Hayner shares the vision for Proton

In this video, Marshall Hayner, CEO at Proton, lays out the vision for Proton, payments with @names on the blockchain, pending fiat payments, and a complete rethink of banking and credit cards.

MTL is now live on mainnet!

MTL is now live on mainnet!

We’re proud of our MTL token and the way that it has been used for Pop rewards, activating lower fees for buying and selling cryptocurrency, and more. MTL was designed to be a highly functional digital asset, and we’ve been blown away by how our community has embraced...

Metal Pay 2.5 is now available!

Metal Pay 2.5 is now available!

We love finding ways to make cryptocurrency easier for you to use, which is why we’re thrilled to bring Metal Pay 2.5.0 to our iOS users. With this update, Metal Pay takes another step closer to our vision for how integrated cryptocurrency and personal finances should...

Proton Wallet Alpha is now available for download on Android!

Proton Wallet Alpha is now available for download on Android!

We’re excited to announce that Proton Wallet Alpha is now available for download on Android! Hyper-focused on Proton’s blockchain, this app is a powerful way to interact with Proton. Proton is a new blockchain capable of up to 4,000 transactions per second, with...

Proton Swapping Tool is Live  – Unlocking Staking and More!

Proton Swapping Tool is Live – Unlocking Staking and More!

We’re thrilled to announce that our brand new Proton Swap tool is now live and ready for iOS and Android users of the Proton Wallet. This tool will allow you to swap your XPR based on the Ethereum blockchain to mainnet XPR - which opens up all other functions of the...

Ubitquity to integrate Proton for real estate transactions

Ubitquity to integrate Proton for real estate transactions

Proton has teamed up with Ubitquity LLC to reimagine how real-world use cases of blockchain technology can look. Ubitquity is a leader in enterprise-ready blockchain technology, known for their secure platform that enables real estate and record-keeping to be done in...

Metal (MTL) is now listed on Uniswap

Metal (MTL) is now listed on Uniswap

We’re thrilled to announce that Metal (MTL) is now available on Uniswap! Uniswap is a decentralized exchange (DEX) that runs a protocol on the Ethereum blockchain, allowing traders to trade ETH and ERC20 tokens directly from their Ethereum wallets. You can trade MTL...

Proton (XPR) is now listed on Uniswap

Proton (XPR) is now listed on Uniswap

We’re thrilled to announce that Proton is now available on Uniswap! Uniswap is a decentralized exchange (DEX) that runs a protocol on the Ethereum blockchain, allowing traders to trade ETH and ERC20 tokens directly from their Ethereum wallets. You can trade XPR on...

Metal Pay welcomes Paxos Gold (PAXG) to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes Paxos Gold (PAXG) to our Marketplace

While there are lots of different types of investments, people often use broad categories to describe where they are investing their money. Stocks represent a share of a company, bonds represent your trust in the issuer; real estate represents ownership of private...

Metal Heads-up – August 2020

Metal Heads-up – August 2020

August is one of those busy months where the sleepy days of summer give way to a whirlwind of activity. Parents around the country are scratching their heads trying to figure out how school is supposed to look this year, and college students are doing the same. While...

Proton Wallet Alpha is now available for download!

Proton Wallet Alpha is now available for download!

Have you ever thought how crazy it is that our user name also functions as our password in the traditional world of finance? Literally, our debit and credit card numbers are both the user name and the password combined into one string to our bank account. It’s funny...

Metal acquires Bloks.io

Metal acquires Bloks.io

Friday, Aug 21 2020, Los Angeles California. Following its recent acquisition of Lynx, and the launch of its Metal X cryptocurrency exchange, The Metal Neo Bank Payment Platform has acquired Bloks.io, the leading Block Explorer and Dev Team for EOSIO. With over 10,000...

Proton (XPR) is now listed on OKEx

Proton (XPR) is now listed on OKEx

We’re thrilled to announce that Proton is now available on OKEx. OKEx is a world-leading digital asset exchange, providing advanced financial services to traders globally by using blockchain technology. The following XPR pairs are available on OKEx: XPR/BTC XPR/USDT...

Demonstration of on-chain staking and voting with the Proton Wallet

Demonstration of on-chain staking and voting with the Proton Wallet

We’re thrilled to demonstrate the new “Proton Wallet”- featuring on-chain staking and voting for block producers. Additionally, it shows claiming rewards for staking. Click on the play icon above to watch the demo video. The Proton Wallet will replace the Lynx wallet...

Metal Heads-up — July 2020

Metal Heads-up — July 2020

Ah, the dog days of summer. Everything seems to be getting hotter these days - from the temperature, to the cryptocurrency markets. While we’re seeing record-breaking highs across the United States and around the world, we’ve heard that several altcoins are...

HitBTC lists mainnet Proton

HitBTC lists mainnet Proton

We’re thrilled to announce that HitBTC added support for mainnet Proton (XPRM)! HitBTC is one of the oldest and fastest-growing crypto exchanges! Please note that the Ethereum (ERC20) version of Proton (XPR)  remains available to trade on HitBTC as well.  Mainnet...

Announcing Early Beta Releases of Proton Open SDK

Announcing Early Beta Releases of Proton Open SDK

We are excited to announce that we are rolling out part of the Proton Open SDK early as beta releases. While we have been building non-stop since we last wrote about this, we decided that we should roll out the Proton Open SDK in phases. This way, developers and the...

Metal Pay 2.4.0 is here!

Metal Pay 2.4.0 is here!

We’re passionate about making cryptocurrency easier to use, which is why we’re constantly finding ways to improve every last bit of Metal Pay. We believe that cryptocurrency should be easier to use than it often is, and each update we roll out brings us one step...