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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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SegWit Inventor Pieter Wuille Joins Lightning Torch Bitcoin Relay

Veteran cryptographer and Segregated Witness (SegWit) inventor Pieter Wuille has become the latest high-profile figure to participate in the Bitcoin Lightning Network’s Lightning...

Esther Kim | Mar 06, 2019 | 18:00
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Bitcoin’s Lightning Torch Global Transaction Hits Iran After...

The Lightning Torch transaction relay using Bitcoin’ and the Lightning Network has crossed the border to Iran, days after complaints about censorship among participants. Satoshis...

Esther Kim | Mar 04, 2019 | 03:00
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‘Very Sad’: Lightning Torch Creator Laments Exclusion of...

The Lightning Network (LN) faced unusual censorship allegations this weekend after it emerged a participant in the Lightning Torch event refused to include a member from Iran. Sending...

Esther Kim | Feb 25, 2019 | 13:00
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Fidelity Becomes First Financial Institution to Take Bitcoin...

Fidelity Digital, the digital assets arm of Fidelity Investments, has become the first financial institution to receive the so-called bitcoin payments ‘torch’ that is being...

Allen Scott | Feb 23, 2019 | 02:00
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Binance CEO Waiting for Elon Musk to Take Bitcoin Lightning Torch

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance’s CEO has renewed calls for Tesla founder Elon Musk to participate in a Lightning Network project begun by Bitcoin users. A Week Of Musk-Lobbying In a...

Esther Kim | Feb 11, 2019 | 06:00
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Bitcoiners Call For Elon Musk to Accept the Lightning Network Torch

Participants in the ongoing Lightning Torch Bitcoin transaction relay have turned their attention to involving Tesla CEO Elon Musk after Twitter’s Jack Dorsey joined this week. First...

Esther Kim | Feb 07, 2019 | 11:00
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Users Are Passing a Bitcoin ‘Lightning Torch’ Payment...

A new, decidedly social feature on the Bitcoin Lightning Network is gaining popularity this week after one user set up cryptocurrency’s answer to the Olympic flame. Lightning Torch...

Esther Kim | Jan 29, 2019 | 14:00

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