Microsoft Edge is testing a built-in crypto wallet

Mike Dalton
Mike Dalton

17 Mar 2023 8:55 PM

Microsoft is quietly testing a built-in crypto wallet for its Edge browser, as reported by software preservationist Albacore....

  • Microsoft is testing a built-in crypto wallet for its Edge browser.
  • The wallet's introductory pages do not specify which cryptocurrencies are supported.
  • Leaked screenshots suggest that Ethereum, DAI, USDC, and USDT are supported.
  • The wallet includes transaction integration with Coinbase and Moonpay.
  • Other extension wallets can be supported through the settings panel.
  • The wallet has an "explore" tab featuring crypto news stories.
  • Microsoft says users of the wallet are "testers."
  • Users must use their own crypto balance and Microsoft will not cover any lost funds.
  • Further information is not available due to the project's confidential nature.

The article does not contain any overtly positive or negative language, but the fact that Microsoft is testing a crypto wallet for its browser could be seen as a positive development for the cryptocurrency industry.

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