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Bitcoin Lightning Network Hits $11M Capacity; Updates

Bitcoin’s scaling solution, the Lightning Network, is currently sitting at a capacity of around $11M. More interestingly, though, there are major updates underway already. Eltoo...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin Technology

More Than Money: Bitcoin Blockchain As Global Data Verification System

On the Bitfury blog, Executive Vice Chairman, George Kikvadze, delivers a use-case for the Bitcoin blockchain as a security layer. In an ever digital world, why do we still rely on...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago
Tim Draper

Tim Draper: Bitcoin is ‘The Most Secure Place to Put Your Money’

Tim Draper, an American venture capital investor and founder of the firm now known as Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DJF), took the time to wax thoroughly poetic on Bitcoin on Thursday —...

Adam James | 2 years ago
Bitcoin Interest Fork Slated for End of January

Bitcoin Interest Fork Slated for End of January

There have been a handful of forks from the main Bitcoin Network over the past few months, and that seems to be continuing into the new year. Bitcoin Interest plans to fork at block...

Matthew Hrones | 3 years ago
Growing Support for Segwit2x Amid BIP 148 UASF Concerns

Back from the Dead – Segwit2x Fork Announced for Later This Week

The New York Agreement, also known as Segwit2x, was planned for mid-November but was canceled in the weeks leading up. But just recently, the fork is set to launch again. The...

Matthew Hrones | 3 years ago

Non-Monetary Use Could ‘Negatively Affect’ Bitcoin Network – Study

Italian academics have released research warning about the growing use of non-monetary use cases for the Bitcoin blockchain. ‘Negative Effects’ on Bitcoin Network  The...

Antonio Madeira | 4 years ago

Bitcoin’s Blockchain Just Hit a Milestone 100 Gigabytes

The Bitcoin Blockchain has now reached 100 gigabytes in size, a milestone figure in cryptocurrency history. Bitcoin Usage is Growing According to recent stats, the Bitcoin...

Antonio Madeira | 4 years ago

Financing the Future: EY Blockchain Advisor on Fintech

Bitcoinist recently spoke with Angus Champion de Crespigny, Financial Services Blockchain and Distributed Infrastructure Strategy leader at EY, the multinational professional services...

Jamie Redman | 4 years ago

BlockNotary Used for Payment Processor Pay-Me

BlockNotary is a new app that uses Tierion, and it is now used for one of Russia’s largest mobile payment processors. Pay-Me is a Russian mobile payments processor with over...

Nigel Dollentas | 5 years ago
Breaking News

Valve Should Introduce Blockchain-based Authentication For Steam Users

Steam is one of the most popular gaming-related platforms in the world these days. As a result of that popularity, Steam is also attracting a bunch of unwanted attention from hackers...

Jp Buntinx | 5 years ago
Breaking News

The Rootstock Sidechain Aiming To Help The Unbanked

Sidechains have been the talk of the town in Bitcoin Land lately, and a few of them are starting to make mainstream media headlines. One organization like the Rootstock team is...

Jamie Redman | 5 years ago

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