Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Version 1 RC is Here, Mainnet Beta Implementations On The Way

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Version 1 RC is Here, Mainnet Beta Implementations On The Way

According to a post from three Lightning Network development teams on Medium, a release candidate for version 1.0 of the Lightning Network protocol has been completed, which includes compatibility between three different implementations of this layer-t…

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What Does the Tension Between Bitcoin Developers and Miners Mean for Future Protocol Improvements?

What Does the Tension Between Bitcoin Developers and Miners Mean for Future Protocol Improvements?

During a developer panel at the recent Baltic Honeybadger Bitcoin Conference in Latvia, the panelists were asked about the prospects of future changes to the Bitcoin protocol in the context of the perceived contention between the mining and development…

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What Does the Tension Between Bitcoin Developers and Miners Mean for Future Protocol Improvements?

What Does the Tension Between Bitcoin Developers and Miners Mean for Future Protocol Improvements?

During a developer panel at the recent Baltic Honeybadger Bitcoin Conference in Latvia, the panelists were asked about the prospects of future changes to the Bitcoin protocol in the context of the perceived contention between the mining and development…

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Here’s What Keeps Bitcoin Developers Up at Night as the Price Hits $10,000

Here’s What Keeps Bitcoin Developers Up at Night as the Price Hits $10,000

The recent Baltic Honeybadger 2017 conference in Riga, Latvia featured an all star panel of Bitcoin developers and security experts on the second day of the event. During this panel, the participants were asked to explain what kinds of possible issues …

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Roger Ver: ‘I Hold the Majority of My Cryptocoin Wealth in Bitcoin Cash’

Roger Ver: ‘I Hold the Majority of My Cryptocoin Wealth in Bitcoin Cash’

On a recent episode of The Crypto Show, longtime Bitcoin angel investor and Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver, who has been referred to as “Bitcoin Jesus” due to his early adoption and advocacy of the technology, shared his thoughts on Bitcoin Cash, which is a…

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A New Bitcoin Scaling Solution: Better Infrastructure For Micropayments

A New Bitcoin Scaling Solution: Better Infrastructure For Micropayments

Over the past two years, the majority of bitcoin developers in both the open-source development community and private sector have advocated for the integration of second-layer payment channels like Lightning, to enable micropayments or small transactio…

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Path Towards Better Privacy in Bitcoin Becomes Clearer, But Will Still Take Time

Path Towards Better Privacy in Bitcoin Becomes Clearer, But Will Still Take Time

While bitcoin is often referred to as an anonymous online currency that is used by criminals on the dark web, the reality is that the P2P digital cash system does not offer much privacy to its users at all. Many blockchain analytics companies have popp…

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Path Towards Better Privacy in Bitcoin Becomes Clearer, But Will Still Take Time

Path Towards Better Privacy in Bitcoin Becomes Clearer, But Will Still Take Time

While bitcoin is often referred to as an anonymous online currency that is used by criminals on the dark web, the reality is that the P2P digital cash system does not offer much privacy to its users at all. Many blockchain analytics companies have popp…

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Bitcoin Cash Comes To eToro, Bitstamp

Bitcoin Cash Comes To eToro, Bitstamp

Bitcoin Cash, an altcoin created from the hard fork that occurred in August is gaining steam with an increasing number of trading and exchange platforms, including eToro and Bitstamp, announcing plans to support the cryptocurrency. While cryptocurrency…

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Bitcoin Soars Past US$7,000 Mark

Bitcoin Soars Past US$7,000 Mark

Bitcoin has surpassed the US$7,000 mark, reaching a new all-time high of around US$7,350 on Bitstamp on Thursday. The digital currency is up by over 620% this year after starting 2017 near US$1,000. At current prices, the total market capitalization is…

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