One of the most talked about technologies in development for bitcoin is the Lightning Network. But what does it do, and when might it be ready?
When Prashant Sharma and Niti Shree met four years ago, the price of Bitcoin was less than $300 per coin. Bonding over a shared love of start-ups and new technologies, the couple’s romance blossomed and their love, like the digital currency, has been growing ever since. They are getting married today, and, in true crypto-enthusiast fashion, have requested Bitcoin – and only Bitcoin – as wedding gifts. Prashant Sharma and Niti Shree, both 28, have
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Bitcoin is inadvertently changing the wedding industry as we know it. From couples funding ceremonies with digital currency to luxury resorts accepting crypto-payments, bitcoin is sticking its nose into the world of white gowns and nuptials, and couples are noticing all the things it can do. Also read: Is the Bitcoin Transaction Backlog Causing a Run […]
Utility token ICOs are not equity, but sellers may still be giving up more value than they realize if they go down that path.
Ripple — the company with the largest XRP holdings — fulfilled its promise to lock up 55 billion XRP from its 61.68 billion supply into a crypto-based escrow account. The goal is to foster supply predictability for XRP. Also read: New Exchange CoinEx Will Trade Only BCH Currency Pairs Join the Bitsonline Telegram channel to get the latest […]
The zcash development team is planning a series of network upgrades for next year, according to a roadmap published today.
Former Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan’s policies were instrumental to one of the worst ever economic meltdowns. Today, he errs once again. He views gold as the ultimate currency and scorns Bitcoin. He argues that “Bitcoin is not rational,” and compares it with a fiat currency that the U.S. Continental Congress issued in 1775. Greenspan Is a Gold Standard Champion Greenspan’s views of the economy continue to be obsolete. He is a
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With Bitcoin’s newfound legitimacy and riches in 2017, it’s time to look again at some of its fans in the corporate world over the years. Are they in a better position to influence their companies to use digital currencies? For starters, let’s look at Alibaba’s high-achieving vice president Brian A. Wong — whose influence could […]
Circle has raised $20 million in a Simple Agreement for Future Tokens (SAFT) sale for its ethereum-based “CENTRE” payments network.
Mining pool ViaBTC is launching a new cryptocurrency exchange based in the U.K., the company announced today.