Streaming Satoshis could revolutionize Payments

The concept of micropayments has been around for a long time, but until recently, it has not been feasible to implement them effectively. Micropayments, also known as microtransactions, refer to financial transactions that involve very small amounts of money. They are typically less than a dollar and are used for a variety of purposes, such […]

Coinjoin Versus Lightning For Bitcoin Privacy

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In this article we discuss the privacy of CoinJoin in comparison with Lightning transactions. As Bitcoin adoption increases, privacy challenges and their solutions come increasingly to the fore. Satoshi’s initial implementation was never designed to mask the individuals linked to pseudonymous wallet transactions. As our lives become increasingly digital, privacy, or more accurately the option […]

Lighting Labs Releases Taro Daemon

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Lightning Labs lead by Elizabeth Stark has announced a first test release of the new Taro protocol. The history of stablecoins can be traced back to Bitcoin. Tether (the first stablecoin) first operated on the Omini network which exists on Bitcoin. Tether has since added support for other blockchains in the ecosystem and is now […]

Record Of 3,000 Lightning Payments At Largest German-Speaking Bitcoin Conference

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Over 3,000 payments via the Lightning Network were registered at the largest German-speaking Bitcoin conference “Die Bitcoin Konferenz” according to Swiss payment processing startup Lipa. The conference attracted over 800 attendees and the stage hosted renown speakers such as Michael Saylor, Saifedean Ammous, Rahim Taghizadegan, Nikol Jilch and Ijoma Mangold. As a venue, the organizers […]

Bitcoin Is The Only Way Out For Content Creators

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This article was originally published by Egge on Starbackr Content creators are in a tough spot right now. Today’s creator economy is completely reliant on an outdated, unfree, and centralized payment network and the noose is always tightening. But there is an alternative and it is a really good one. That alternative is bitcoin and […]

Bitcoin Lightning Network Faster Than Visa And Mastercard

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The Bitcoin Lightning Network can settle payments faster than traditional payment networks such as Visa and Mastercard, a video reveals. For a long time Bitcoin was criticized for being too slow to compete with traditional payment infrastructure. Now, a bitcoin enthusiast is showing the world that bitcoin is in fact faster than Visa & co. […]

Lightning Network Capacity Up 150% Kraken Intelligence Report Reveals

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A new report issued by Kraken Intelligence has analyzed the growth of the Lighting Network. The report reveals that during the past year, the network capacity has expanded 150%. As bitcoin’s global adoption grows, its use as a medium of exchange also increases. In Kraken Intelligence’s latest report, The Lightning Network: Bitcoin Evolution to Medium […]

New Browser extension makes tipping in Bitcoin easy

GetAlby makes it even easier for web apps to tap into Lightning

The Lightning Network is disrupting remittance services like PayPal, Visa, and Stripe. GetAlby makes it even easier for web apps to tap into Lightning to stream payments and perform other actions. GetAlby is a browser wallet built as an extension that connects a user’s Lightning wallet with a web application like one’s Twitter profile, YouTube […]