Is Lightning Network the Most Optimum Bitcoin Scaling Solution?

The Lightning Network has been subject to controversy since it’s rise to prominence in 2016. Championed as BTC’s solution to scaling, thousands of people in the Bitcoin community voiced their opinions on how it wouldn’t work. Now, nearly a year and a half later, it is still receiving criticism regarding its centralization, routing issues, and […]

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Fortnite and Gaming Industry is ‘Massive’ For Crypto

Cryptocurrency will gain significantly from playing a role in online gaming, one of the industry’s best-known investors has forecast after Fortnite World Cup concludes. Fortnite and Gaming Are ‘Very Bullish’ Commenting after the culmination of the Fortnite World Cup event in New York, Travis Kling, founder and CIO of cryptocurrency asset manager Ikigai, said it […]

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Bitcoin Finally Gets an ‘A’ From Weiss Ratings

Bitcoin is currently ranked top by Weiss Ratings with a grade of A–, making it the most technologically and economically advanced of all the cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin Attains Top Grade on Latest Weiss Rating for Crypto On the Weiss crypto website, bitcoin currently holds the top spot with an A– grade. This latest grade marks BTC’s […]

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Was Benjamin Franklin The Bitcoin Miner Of His Day?

Bitcoin has since inception, had the potential to revolutionize money and the world economy. But haven’t we seen all this before? A new article suggests that Benjamin Franklin was doing the equivalent over 250 years ago. The First Bitcoin Revolution Of course, 250 years ago, Bitcoin was still just a twinkle in (Dr) Craig Wright’s ancestor’s […]

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Bitcoin Lightning Network Hits $11M Capacity; Updates

Bitcoin’s scaling solution, the Lightning Network, is currently sitting at a capacity of around $11M. More interestingly, though, there are major updates underway already. Eltoo Coming to Lightning Network A user going by the name of u/almkglor has taken to Reddit to discuss some of the upcoming updates on Bitcoin’s scaling solution, the Lightning Network. […]

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Bitmain Allegedly Looking for $500 Million in Upcoming U.S Share Sale

According to Bloomberg sources, Chinese Bitcoin mining giant, Bitmain Technologies Ltd, is looking to launch an initial public offering (IPO) in the U.S, to raise $300- $500 Million. Bitmain Reportedly Planning U.S IPO New 2019 price highs, renewed optimism, and other indicators show that investment in Bitcoin mining is about to be as profitable as […]

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Top 4 Privacy Features That Will Boost Bitcoin Fungibility

Bitcoin privacy is expected to improve with a few key proposals that are currently being worked on by Core developers. Let’s take a look at the most interesting ones.  Privacy Means Better Bitcoin Fungibility For the vast majority of Bitcoiners, major forks aside, Bitcoin seems fairly solid and unchanging. But it is actually in a […]

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How To Send Bitcoin Lightning Payments With No Invoice

Ever wish that you could make a Bitcoin Lightning Network payment, without the rigmarole of receiving an invoice first? Well, you can… Lightning Network is one of the most exciting current developments in the Bitcoin space and gaining features all the time. But payments require the payee to first issue an invoice, which isn’t always […]

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