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Bitcoin Technology

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
Bitcoin Lightning network
Bitcoin Technology

Bitcoin Lightning Network Explodes To New Heights With $2M Capacity

A sudden influx of nodes on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network (LN) has seen capacity increase to new all-time highs as the scaling solution is now handling over $2 million in BTC...

Esther Kim | 2 years ago
Op-Ed

Brave New World: Why the Crypto Revolution Shapes the Modern Individual

As a college student, I often ask myself about where I stand amidst the overarching reach of our institutions and the demanding responsibilities of public life. While many everyday...

Bitcoinist | 2 years ago
Lightning Network 'Really Does' Solve Bitcoin Scaling: Andreas Antonopoulos
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Lightning Network Passes Bitcoin Mainnet Testing, One More Step Towards Completion

The Lightning Network has been years in the making, with the original whitepaper being published in January 2016. Finally, the top independent development teams have announced that...

Matthew Hrones | 3 years ago
Gwyneth Paltrow Joins Bitcoin Startup Abra In Advisory Role
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Gwyneth Paltrow Joins Bitcoin Startup Abra In Advisory Role

Hollywood Star Gwyneth Paltrow becomes an advisor for Bitcoin startup Abra. The Abra smartphone wallet app allows cross currency payment options including Bitcoin. Abra Wallet...

Matthew Tompkins | 3 years ago
Bitcoin Fever
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Price Drops Below $2000, First Time Since May

A massive sell off of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has resulted in the total market cap of the cryptocurrency market dropping to below $66 billion. The decrease marks a 43%...

Matthew Hrones | 3 years ago
Barclays Considering Bitcoin Trading Desk
Bitcoin

Barclays Bank Confirms Talks With Regulators to ‘Bring Bitcoin Into Play’

British multinational bank Barclays has confirmed they have been in talks with UK financial regulators, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), to see how they can “bring Bitcoin...

Matthew Tompkins | 3 years ago
News

Cambridge University: Cryptocurrency Use Seeing ‘Significant Growth’

A report by Cambridge University’s CCAF reveals that the number of people using cryptocurrency today has seen significant growth and rivals the population of small countries...

Antonio Madeira | 3 years ago
Kim Dotcom: Bitcache Private Blockchain Is ‘Vastly Superior’ To Any Other
Bitcoin

Kim Dotcom Previews MegaUpload 2.0 and BitCache

Kim Dotcom gave the community the first glance at the MegaUpload 2.0 & BitCache project and what it offers users. BnkToTheFuture.com released a video yesterday of Kim Dotcom...

Antonio Madeira | 3 years ago
2.3 Billion People Can Now Send Bitcoin With Phone & Twitter
Bitcoin

2.3 Billion People Can Now Send Bitcoin With Phone & Twitter

Mobi wallet allows users to seamlessly send, receive, store, and exchange +100 currencies while enabling users to spend Bitcoin and withdraw it for cash. Could this be the killer app...

Antonio Madeira | 3 years ago
Bitcoin

Blockstream Welcomes New Members to Their Team, Hires On Christian Decker

Prominent Bitcoin enthusiast and proposer of ‘duplex micropayment channels,’ Christian Decker, announced on Twitter today that he will be joining the Blockstream team to...

Trevor Hill | 4 years ago
Bitcoin

Bitcoin 2015: A Year in Review

The goal of this article is to review the growth of Bitcoin as a whole over 2015 compared with 2014. This article will be broken down into months, covering January-December...

Drew Cordell | 4 years ago