Is Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Secure Enough to Use?

Is Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Secure Enough to Use?                                 Bitcoin’s Lightning Network has been in development for several years now. But is it ready and secure for mainstream use? Let’s make a deep dive into what is currently going on in its development, and examine some ways it may affect users’ security in the future. […]

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Four Main Reasons Behind the Falling Bitcoin Price

Four Main Reasons Behind the Falling Bitcoin Price                                     A thought that makes most Bitcoin veterans nervous: that the price may never jump back over the $14,000 USD level. Why is this? Because the industry needs some new code before it can move on to wider adoption. For BTC Price to Move Up, We Need […]

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French central bank to launch tests on digital currency from 2020

French central bank to launch tests on digital currency from 2020                                     Almost every week, you hear about states that want to bring their own digital currencies on the market or already implement the implementation. One of the pioneers in this project and in general on cryptocurrencies is France. The head of the French central […]

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Huawei is developing Chinese government Blockchain

Huawei is developing Chinese government Blockchain                                     Chinese technology group Huawei is developing blockchain for the Chinese government to streamline data exchange between political institutions and public authorities. Instead of many central data silos, a decentralized register is to be used with the blockchain. Huawei thus creates an infrastructure that plays into the political interests […]

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This Week in Crypto: BitPay Supports XRP German Bank Eyes 90000 Bitcoin Libra In Turmoil

This Week in Crypto: BitPay Supports XRP, German Bank Eyes $90,000 Bitcoin, Libra In Turmoil                                    This Week in Crypto: BitPay Supports XRP, German Bank Eyes $90,000 Bitcoin, Libra In Turmoil This Week In Crypto is a weekly segment from the Live Coin Watch News team, providing readers with a fun, succinct, and pertinent summary of […]

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This Week in Crypto: Bitcoin Narrative Strengthens Amid PayPal Debacle Ethereum Istanbul Nears Bakkt Swells

This Week in Crypto: Bitcoin Narrative Strengthens Amid PayPal Debacle, Ethereum Istanbul Nears, Bakkt Swells                                  This Week In Crypto is a weekly segment from the Live Coin Watch News team, providing readers with a fun, succinct, and pertinent summary of the most important Bitcoin-related events in the past seven days. This Week in Crypto: RBC May […]

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Ethereum’s Harmony will not support upcoming Istanbul hardfork

Ethereum’s Harmony will not support upcoming Istanbul hardfork                                   With the Istanbul hardfork expected to roll out by 4 December, developers of the Ethereum community have been releasing several upgrades in its ecosystem.The testnets before the execution of the Istanbul hardfork have been activated with Rinkeby testnet being the latest one. While the community is […]

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Jed McCaleb has sold half the XRP he received left with 45 billion

Jed McCaleb has sold half the XRP he received; left with ~4.5 billion                                  The culmination of 2017 bull-run gave rise to scores of crypto millionaires and a few billionaires. Jed McCaleb, co-founder of Ripple was one of the very few who made the list. On his exit from Ripple in 2013, McCaleb held 9 […]

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Iranian Grid Explains Electrical Costs Will Fluctuate for Bitcoin Miners

Iranian Grid Explains Electrical Costs Will Fluctuate for Bitcoin Miners                                     Throughout the course of 2019, Iran’s government and the country’s energy officials have been creating new guidelines for bitcoin miners setting up data facilities in the oil-rich nation. On Wednesday, Mostafa Rajabi, a spokesperson for Iran’s Energy Ministry, described a new price model for […]

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The Bank of Google Wants Your Spending Data

The Bank of Google Wants Your Spending Data                                     The multinational technology giant Google has plans to get into the banking industry according to multiple reports that reveal the firm intends to work with Stanford Federal Credit Union and Citigroup. However, analysts assert that Google is not jumping into banking for revenue purposes and the […]

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