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Ledger Adds Support for 8 New Cryptocurrencies as a Part of FirstTuesday Initiative

August 10, 2018 16:39
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Ledger Nano S, the popular hardware wallet provider has started with its FirstTuesday initiative in which the company will announce new additions on every first Tuesday of each month, in order to streamline app validations.

On the first Tuesday of August, the company has announced support for third-party applications developed for eight new digital assets. Ledger Nano S now offers support to the following new coins Poa, Icon, Vechain, Wanchain, Ontology, Kowala, Particl, and RSK. The announcement has been made via tweet and has also provided a link to the roadmap for planned future releases.

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The company in its blog post has noted that the validation process for third-party apps will be simplified with more clear guidelines allowing developers to follow the comprehensive guidance of security good practices.

The new application will be available for installation on Ledger devices through Ledger Live and initially, the coins will not be directly compatible with the native app and customers will have to use a compatible third-party wallet to perform transactions.

“Ledger Live will gradually incorporate full support for third-party applications to enable Ledger users to not only install, but also transact with these new crypto assets directly from Ledger Live,”

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