‘Satoshi’ Enters the Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary, published by the Oxford University Press, has added “satoshi” to its compendium of…

CoinShares, Blockchain Launch Gold Token Network on a Bitcoin Sidechain

Digital asset manager CoinShares is putting gold on the bitcoin blockchain. Working with wallet provider Blockchain…

Bitcoin’s Dropping Lightning Capacity Might Not Be a Bad Thing

If you’re a fan of bitcoin and the nascent Lightning network, this graph looks disheartening at…

Lightning Sucks, But It Could Help Build a Bitcoin Economy

“Profit is a bug.” That’s according to Lightning Network co-creator and Lightning Labs co-founder Tadge Dryja,…

Bitcoin Shopping App Fold Raises $2.5 Million to Bring Lightning to Retailers

The lightning-friendly Fold App, which allows users to spend bitcoin on goods like clothes and pizza…

The Specs Behind Bitcoin’s Lightning Pass Their First ‘Formal’ Security Test

A pair of researchers have released the results of a formal verification of bitcoin’s lightning network.…

What the Holy Land Reveals About Bitcoin

When hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors and technologists descended on Tel Aviv Blockchain Week (TLVBW), few could…

Lightning Wallet Zap Launches in-App OTC Desk for Bitcoin Buyers

Wallet developer Jack Mallers, the founder of Zap Solutions, wants to improve the Lightning Network’s user…

Square Crypto Hires Lightning, Libra Developers for ‘Bitcoin Dream Team’

Square Crypto, the division of the publicly traded payments company that focuses exclusively on bitcoin, just…

New Data Gives Unprecedented Insight Into How Iranians Are Using Bitcoin

Out of 1,650 Iranian bitcoiners surveyed in Persian Telegram groups, 25 percent earned $500 to $3,000…