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Bitcoin Technology

Full Blocks ‘Only Way’ For Bitcoin to Stay Trustless, Say...

Bitcoin blocks will ultimately fill up and fees will increase accordingly, another community figure has warned as a spike in volume continues. Somsen: Make ‘Smarter Use’ Of...

Esther Kim | Apr 10, 2019 | 16:00
LightChain Ushers Blockchain into the Millisecond Transaction Era
Bitcoin Technology

Bitcoin Passes a Milestone 400 Million Transactions

Bitcoin price may have surged and held above $5000, but the Bitcoin network has passed milestones of its own this week – one involving a much higher number. 400 Million Quietly...

Esther Kim | Apr 09, 2019 | 13:00
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Bitcoin Technology

Bitcoin Goes Mainstream As Miss Universe Receives Lightning Torch

Bitcoin adoption took a step in a new direction this weekend after a former Miss Universe contestant joined the Lightning Torch transaction relay. Rosa-Maria Ryyti HODLs Lightning...

Esther Kim | Apr 08, 2019 | 17:00
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Bitcoin Technology

New Data Shows Users ‘Overpay’ as Bitcoin Fees Lower Than...

Bitcoin users are overpaying significantly on transaction fees, new analysis warned April 4 as the cryptocurrency’s bull run sparked a surge in activity. Fee Estimators...

Esther Kim | Apr 05, 2019 | 14:00
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Bitcoin Technology

Bitcoin Set to Be ‘World’s Main Payment System’ in...

Bitcoin will “surpass all competition” from other payment systems such as Visa and MasterCard within ten years if current growth continues, new research has concluded. Bitcoin Will...

Esther Kim | Apr 03, 2019 | 07:30
Bitcoin Technology

Bitcoin Lightning Network Reaches Milestone $5M Capacity

Bitcoin off-chain scaling solution the Lightning Network (LN) has reached a record $5 million in capacity as Bitcoin price rises fuel enthusiasm across the board. Lightning Network...

Esther Kim | Apr 02, 2019 | 11:00
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Bitcoin Technology

Making ATM Bitcoin Payments via Lightning Network Is Becoming a...

Developer and researcher Felix Weis successfully executed, as a proof-of-concept, the world’s first ATM Bitcoin transaction on the Lightning Network. World’s First...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Mar 31, 2019 | 14:30
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Bitcoin Technology

Bitcoin On-Chain Daily Transactions Spike to 15-Month High

The 15-month long bear market isn’t affecting Bitcoin adoption and usage, new data shows, as on-chain transactions have hit their highest since early January 2018. Bitcoin Usage Has...

Allen Scott | Mar 29, 2019 | 12:00
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Bitcoin Technology

Zebpay Becomes First Exchange to Add Lightning Payments for All Users

App-enabled cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider, Zebpay, has announced that it is enabling Lightning Network payments for all its users. The best part of the news? Zebpay claim...

Emilio Janus | Mar 28, 2019 | 09:00
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Bitcoin Technology

Report: Running a Bitcoin Lightning Node Brings 1% Annualized Return

A new report by BitMEX Research reveals that the most profitable fee bucket for running a Bitcoin Lightning node has earned them an annualized investment return of almost 1 percent on...

Georgi Georgiev | Mar 28, 2019 | 04:00
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Bitcoin Technology

New Bitcoin Lightning App Scratches Online Content Monetization Itch

A new Bitcoin Lightning app presents an interesting take on the ‘paywall for written content’ concept where users crowdfund ‘scratching off’ one letter at a...

Emilio Janus | Mar 21, 2019 | 20:00

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