How To Build Your Own Lightning Node with Lightning Network Daemon (LND)

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This article was originally published on joedavison.com Lightning Network is growing in popularity and many believe it is the answer to bitcoin scalability. In order to understand Lightning Network more, I recently set out to build and run a Lightning node from scratch on my spare Linux machine. To start, I downloaded the LND source […]

Hublot Now Sells Luxury Watches For Bitcoin

Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot has announced that it will accept bitcoin as a payment method, starting with a limited-edition release of the Big Bang Unico collection, which only has 200 pieces. According to an official announcement by the 1980-founded company, it has partnered with a Bitcoin payment service provider to bring the functionality to the limited-edition collection […]

New Colombian President Supports Bitcoin

The newly-elected president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, seems to be a big fan of Bitcoin (BTC) as per his previous statement on the topic. Petro, who recently won the 2022 Colombia presidential election this Sunday, will replace Iván Duque Márquez on August 7. Interestingly, one of Petro’s tweets from December 2017 has been resurfacing, which stated the […]