Lightning Network

Twitter CEO Says Bitcoin Will Become World’s ‘Single Currency’ Within A Decade

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Twitter CEO Says Bitcoin Will Become World’s ‘Single Currency’ Within A Decade
Jack Dorsey, the CEO of both Twitter and payment service Square, has said that he sees Bitcoin (BTC) as the world’s – and Internet’s – single future currency, The Times reports today, March 21. Dorsey believes that Bitcoin’s leading emergence will take “probably over ten years, but it could go faster”: “The world ultimately will Read More

Coinbase’s GDAX Exchange Introduces Full SegWit Support

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Coinbase’s GDAX Exchange Introduces Full SegWit Support
Coinbase’s professional trading platform Global Digital Asset Exchange GDAX announced it has implemented Segregated Witness (SegWit) support for Bitcoin transactions in a blog post published Friday, Feb. 23. The platform characterizes SegWit technology as “a critical step forward in the development of Bitcoin” and promises support for SegWit transactions will be made available to 100% Read More

SegWit Gets Its Big Debut As Latest Bitcoin Core Version ‘Introduces Full Support’

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on SegWit Gets Its Big Debut As Latest Bitcoin Core Version ‘Introduces Full Support’
The new major Bitcoin Core client version, released for public editing Feb. 15, includes full Segregated Witness (‘SegWit’) support for the first time, among a host of other upgrades. The description of Bitcoin Core 0.16.0 on Github promises “new features, various bugfixes and performance improvements” of which SegWit support is the conspicuous headliner. Demand for Read More

PR: SmartPlay.Tech – Blockchain Gambling Machine Placed in the Land-based Casino

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on PR: SmartPlay.Tech – Blockchain Gambling Machine Placed in the Land-based Casino
This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. In the network appeared news that one of the offline Read More

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Version 1 RC is Here, Mainnet Beta Implementations On The Way

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Version 1 RC is Here, Mainnet Beta Implementations On The Way
According to a post from three Lightning Network development teams on Medium, a release candidate for version 1.0 of the Lightning Network protocol has been completed, which includes compatibility between three different implementations of this layer-two scaling solution for Bitcoin. Multiple teams working on the Lightning Network first started to work towards the standardization of Read More

Lightning Must Strike Soon, Bitcoin Facing Backlogs as Scalability Solution Awaited

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Lightning Must Strike Soon, Bitcoin Facing Backlogs as Scalability Solution Awaited
At press time, the Bitcoin network is currently facing a backlog of over 135,000 unconfirmed transactions and fees have soared. This comes days after the proponents of the SegWit2x scaling solution announced they wouldn’t move forward with a doubling of Bitcoin’s block size due to lack of consensus. Since larger blocks are clearly dead in Read More