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Charlie Lee and Roger Ver Debate Lightning Network’s Viability

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Finance, News, Platform, Tech

Charlie Lee and Roger Ver Debate Lightning Network’s Viability

Bitcoin Cash’s most vocal advocate Roger Ver and Litecoin creator Charlie Lee sat down for a conversation touching on various topics relevant to digital currencies as well as the cryptocurrency community. The debate was held at the end of the recently concluded CoinsBank Blockchain Cruise. While defined as an interview about the Lightning Network, the interaction between the two can…

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Report: Bitcoin’s New Price Ceiling at $100,000

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Report: Bitcoin’s New Price Ceiling at $100,000

An article published October 8, 2018, talks about why Bitcoin’s highest valuation is now $100,000. This number is derived from the strong relationship between network activity and price that the cryptocurrency has shown in the past. In layman terms, the busier Bitcoins network is, the more each coin is worth. However, technical restrictions dampen Bitcoins growth, at least in the…

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Lightning Tasks Allows you to Earn Bitcoin for Completing Micro Tasks

Category: Adoption, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocyclopedia, Development

Lightning Tasks Allows you to Earn Bitcoin for Completing Micro Tasks

Developers have created a new proof of concept website based on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network to showcase how small-scale payments can be completed near instantly. Showcased at the premier bitcoin conference, Baltic Honeybadger 2018 in Latvia, Lightning Tasks allows anyone to earn a few satoshis by completing simple tasks. The official video demo involves the user transcripting text from a picture….

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Bitcoin Core Bug Resolved in 0.16.3 Client: Threatened Security of Lightning Network

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Development, Mining, News

Bitcoin Core Bug Resolved in 0.16.3 Client: Threatened Security of Lightning Network

A GitHub report opened on September 17, 2018, revealed a recent bug in the Bitcoin Core versions 0.14.0 to 0.16.2. The exploit threatened to crash Bitcoin Core if the most recent version wasn’t updated. The anonymous reporter reached out to developers of the pioneer cryptocurrency with their findings, after which Anthony Towns, Hennadii Stepanov, Matt Corallo, Suhas Daftuar, Wladimir J….

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Lightning Ramm and Casa Partner to Launch Lightning Node Device to Scale Payments

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Business, News

Lightning Ramm and Casa Partner to Launch Lightning Node Device to Scale Payments

On September 4, 2018, Casa, the crypto startup assisting in securely storing digital currencies, has launched a new lightning node dubbed the Casa Lightning Node. As per their Medium blog, the company is accepting payments in bitcoin and credit cards for the devices. Getting Your Hands on a Lightning Node The Lightning Ramp team that launched a system to connect…

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Reddit Clone “ThunderMessage” Uses Bitcoin and Lightning Network for Upvoting and Downvoting

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Development, News, Platform

Reddit Clone “ThunderMessage” Uses Bitcoin and Lightning Network for Upvoting and Downvoting

A new decentralized take on the popular internet message board Reddit allows users to upvote and downvote comments exclusively by sending small amounts of bitcoin instead of clicking on little green and red arrows. This effectively allows its users to buy popularity and on paper at least if not in practice, it incentivizes good posting behavior. Meet the New King,…

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Shitcoin.com Owner Andreas Brekken Controls 49 Percent of Bitcoin Lightning Node Network

Category: Bitcoin, News

Shitcoin.com Owner Andreas Brekken Controls 49 Percent of Bitcoin Lightning Node Network

Andreas Brekken, the CEO of Shitcoin.com, controls 49 percent of the Bitcoin Lightning Network, according to reports. Speculation and concerns have resulted among users. Lightning Network’s Immense Growth The Bitcoin Lightning Network began its operations six months ago and had since seen stable growth in the number of active nodes and capacity. The capacity of the network then exploded by…

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Get Your Own “BitConnect Guy” Figurine, Bitcoin Cash Toilet Paper and more at Moonstuff

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Ethereum, News, Tech

Get Your Own “BitConnect Guy” Figurine, Bitcoin Cash Toilet Paper and more at Moonstuff

A quirky Lightning Network powered gift shop and novelty store called Moonstuff has just gone live. The site boasts a handful of clever objects that could make any cryptocurrency fan the envy of their office. Prices for the objects are pretty high, but they certainly are unique. Join us as we go over the “Initial Novelty Offering” for Moonstuff. Figurines…

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MIT Researchers Demo a Smart Contract-powered Lightning Network for Bitcoin

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MIT Researchers Demo a Smart Contract-powered Lightning Network for Bitcoin

The Digital Currency Initiative (DCI), a cryptocurrency and blockchain-focused research community at MIT, are demonstrating an experimental use case in the backdrop of Bitcoin’s Lightning Network that would amalgamate smart contracts with the Bitcoin network to scale further. The Lightning Network is an open protocol layer that is built on the bitcoin blockchain network, enabling faster and cheaper transactions. The…

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OpenNode Brings Lightning Network to Everyday Bitcoin Transactions

Category: Bitcoin, Business, News, Tech

OpenNode Brings Lightning Network to Everyday Bitcoin Transactions

The only thing missing in the digital currency space was a payment processor that was powered by the acclaimed Lightning Network. To this effect, the introduction of OpenNode satisfies that need and being the first of it’s kind, and it indeed looks like a promising innovation. OpenNode’s Features A platform suitable for businesses of all sizes, the tools and features…

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