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Over the past 12 months, bitcoin has reached some significant milestones including reaching a three-year-high price, surpassing 15 million wallets in circulation and introduction of many on-chain and off-chain scaling solutions.
What if you could add almost 2500 transactions a second to the Bitcoin protocol without the major network changes required by SegWit and Lightning?
The price of Bitcoin is difficult to predict as various factors impact the value of the digital currency. However, there are seven major events that could lead to a surge in the price of Bitcoin in 2017.
Segregated Witness (or SegWit) was added to Bitcoin Core. Will it be the first step towards a mainstream-ready global decentralized digital currency?
Electrum, an open source Bitcoin wallet application launched in 2011, is officially introducing support for SegWit,the innovative scaling solution from Bitcoin Core, in its next release.
Ryan X Charles, Bitcoin-based content sharing platform Yours co-founder and software engineer, officially introduced the world’s first Bitcoin micropayments web wallet that is structurally similar to Core’s Lightning network.
End-to-end Lightning micropayment transaction test shows that payments on a public Blockchain is possible.
ACINQ has successfully tested and implemented leading Blockchain technology company Bitfury’s algorithm solution for instant payments routing on the Lightning Network.
We (up 'til now) haven't talked to much about the Lightning Network. In order to understand the Lightning Network, one must first have a basic understanding of bitcoin.
GreenAddress being acquired by Blockstream will allow it to work with sidechains which will enable users to manage Bitcoin and other assets and features.
Is the scaling effort leading to Bitcoin’s privatization? NodeCounter.com accuses Blockstream of crippling Bitcoin for financial gain.
Blockchain, the world’s leading provider of Blockchain tools and software, has announced that the first usable implementation of the Lightning network, Thunder, has been released as an alpha.
Bitcoin was originally thought to be fully anonymous and in its early days it probably was. However, as most moved from mining Bitcoin to buying, systemic entry points, or exchanges, sprang up.
Bitcoin developers representing some 90 percent of the commits to Bitcoin Core in the last years have written and signed an open letter to the Bitcoin community and more news
Lightning Network is a proposal for an off-blockchain network that would support super-fast transactions and boost Bitcoin scalability.
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