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Bitcoin is Now Moving 11% Of Venmo’s Yearly Total in One Day

Bitcoin scaling solutions may be getting huge publicity in 2019, but the amount of money the network processes daily could already cause headaches for competitors. Bitcoin Usage...

Esther Kim | Apr 18, 2019 | 09:00
LightChain Ushers Blockchain into the Millisecond Transaction Era
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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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SegWit Now Comprises Almost Half of All Bitcoin Transactions

The overall percentage of Bitcoin transactions using Segregated Witness (SegWit) technology has climbed to all-time highs this week, approaching 40%. May Sees SegWit Spike Data from...

Wilma Woo | May 25, 2018 | 17:00
Amazon May Soon Accept Bitcoin (And Sell the Data to Law Enforcement)
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Amazon May Soon Accept Bitcoin (And Sell the Data to Law Enforcement)

Amazon Technologies, Inc. – a subsidiary of American electronic commerce and cloud computing giant Amazon.com, Inc. – has won a patent for a marketplace that offers data...

Adam James | Apr 19, 2018 | 02:30
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New Study Finds Less Than 1% of Bitcoin Transactions To Exchanges Are...

A new report that analyzes illicit transactions conducted on the blockchain has determined that less than 1% of all Bitcoin transactions are criminal in origin. Elliptic, a UK based...

Matthew Tompkins | Jan 18, 2018 | 17:30
Lightning Network
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Bitcoin Fees Near-Zero as Company Launches Mainnet Lightning Payments

Anonymous VPN service TorGuard has become one of the first consumer businesses to accept Lightning Network (LN) payments for Bitcoin. ‘Testnet Is So Boring’ In messages on...

Wilma Woo | Jan 10, 2018 | 06:00
Lightning Network Is Happening! First Physical Item Purchased on LN
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Lightning Network RC1 Release ‘Completes Bitcoin Mainnet...

Lightning Network transactions have successfully deployed on Bitcoin’s mainnet, marking the first step in a tech upgrade, which will likely transform user experience.  Lightning...

Wilma Woo | Dec 26, 2017 | 12:30
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Dutch Bank Complains About How Much Electricity Bitcoin Uses

Dutch Bank ING released a report complaining about the energy amount that the average Bitcoin transaction consumes. When it comes to Bitcoin, some people just aren’t happy unless...

Jeff Francis | Oct 16, 2017 | 14:30
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Unconfirmed Bitcoin Transactions Reach 150k

As Bitcoin continues to grow in popularity and value, the network’s capacity issues are becoming even more evident with the number of unconfirmed transactions reaching...

Antonio Madeira | May 07, 2017 | 13:04
Block size
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$500k Miner Fees Could See One Transaction Trigger Big Blocks

A $500,000 initiative to incentivize miners to upgrade Bitcoin’s block size has received substantial support on social media. 273 Bitcoins To Break The 1MB Mold The so-called...

Wilma Woo | May 04, 2017 | 17:00
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Bitcoin TX Volume Up 55% as Grexit Looms Again

Bitcoin’s transaction volume for 2017 has increased 55% as optimism and dissatisfaction with fiat alternatives fuel investment and trading. Bitcoin’s Sustainable Growth Figures...

Wilma Woo | Feb 19, 2017 | 07:00
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Smartphones and QR Codes to Drive Bitcoin Transactions

Combined, smartphones and bitcoin have created a whole new vehicle for sending and receiving money. With the widespread use of smartphones and the increasing popularity of bitcoin, it...

Natalie Johnson | Jun 13, 2015 | 15:00

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