The Lightning Network now has over 40 nodes and 60 channels running as the long-awaited technology continues to take new strides. A $9500 Lightning Network Data reported on Reddit Thursday shows the propagation of Lightning nodes, which are just beginning to take foot after the so-called ‘layer two’ technology debuted on the Bitcoin mainnet. “I only paid a 0.0003515 BTC (~$4) fee to open the channel! I can’t seem to find those $100+ fees I’ve been
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The ARK crew has launched an alpha testnet, as well as mobile and desktop clients to bolster development of its blockchain ecosystem. Note: This is a press release The potential applications of blockchain technology has got many developer groups and companies working on building their own versions of distributed ledger platforms. While most of these platforms go through a predictable process of development and promotions, ARK Crew — the team behind ARK blockchain ecosystem beg
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March 2, 2016 – OpenBazaar released it’s open beta officially on the bitcoin testnet today, marking the launch of the first truly decentralized Bitcoin marketplace. The OpenBazaar team is encouraging potential merchants and users to try out the 1.0 release to get familiar with its workings and interface. The software is fully functional for the first time, and whether you plan on selling or buying on the OpenBazaar network, the release is worth a look.
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After a year of testing, BitPay has launched, Copay, a secure and shared Bitcoin wallet. BitPay advertises Copay as a “true” Bitcoin wallet rather than an online account, securing users’ personal funds with the option of multi-sig. Also read: BitPay Study: Bitcoin is Now and Every-Day Currency On BitPay’s official blog, the company says that Copay is an outcome of the efforts put towards the goal it set for itself one year ago. BitPay aimed to build a Bitcoin