Pokétoshi: Bitcoin Lightning Network Powers New Pokemon Game

Developers are finding new ways to showcase the capabilities of Bitcoin’s Lightning Network and its micro-transactions. First, there was the digital canvas dubbed Satoshi’s Place, and now – Pokétoshi, a platform which enables you to play Pokémon via the Lightning Network. Software engineer João Almeida has created a particularly fun way to experience micro-transactions powered by Bitcoin’s Lightning Network (LN). The platform he developed, thoughtfully called Poketoshi, enables players to enjoy the popular Nintendo game,

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Amid Crypto Bear Market, Attention Turns to Small-Time Investors

When it came to crypto, the focus was on retail investors – not only on protecting them but also on giving them a chance – during CB Insights’ event.

Token or security: What shape will Facebook’s coin take?

Either Mark Zuckerberg wants to decentralize Facebook and give users back control of their data, which would undermine the company’s advertising model, or he wants to create the world’s largest micro economy within its 2+ billion user community.

Why South Korea still matters to crypto

With China to its west and Japan to its east, South Korea is surrounded by economic giants, but nonetheless remains a pivotal influence on the global cryptocurrency markets — for reasons that are not immediately apparent to most external observers

‘No One Should Have That Power’ – Charlie Shrem Slams EOS Funds Freeze

EOS is under fire yet again over a controversial decision by the 21 block producers — to freeze seven accounts that are suspected of carrying stolen funds. This decision circumvented the arbitration body that was put in place to handle matters of this nature. Criticisms of EOS’s ‘constitution’ and ‘centralization’ continue to plague the newly launched platform.  Is That How Things Are Done? Decentralized apps platform EOS has been the subject of controversy over the course of

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Coinbase CEO: ‘I’ve Come To Enjoy’ Bitcoin Price Lows

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong says he “enjoys” Bitcoin price downturns as it “distracts” those not “making progress.” Armstrong: Downmoon ‘Allows For Progress’ In a series of tweets aimed at the employees of the United States’ largest cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider, Armstrong compared three cycles of Bitcoin prices from 2013, 2014, and 2017, respectively — noting the market leader’s “up and down cycles.” He commented: After many years of this, I’ve come to enjoy the down

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