How Bitcoin’s Lightning Can Be Used for Private Messaging

Bitcoin’s lightning network might have a use case beyond faster and more scalable payments. Last week…

Longtime Bitcoin Advocate Launches Broker-Dealer for Crypto Firms

Longtime bitcoin advocate Bruce Fenton has created a new broker-dealer for digital asset firms and financial…

Bitcoin Dissident Sees Dark Warnings in China’s Blockchain Push

China’s recent multi-front embrace of blockchain technology has divided the global cryptocurrency community. While some see…

Canadian Fund Manager to List Bitcoin Fund on Major Stock Exchange

Canadian investment fund manager 3iQ received initial approval on its long road to launch a closed-end…

Lock BTC, Get DAI: Lending Firm Bridges Bitcoin-DeFi Divide in Latin America

Canadian startup Ledn, which offers bitcoin-backed fiat loans, now also offers dollar-pegged DAI loans, connecting bitcoin…

How Lebanon’s Economic Crisis Highlights Bitcoin’s Limitations

Lebanon is far from a poster child for cryptocurrency adoption. News of Lebanese banks shuttering to…

Flaws in LocalBitcoins Data Call Into Question Regional Adoption Claims

When bitcoin advocates claim adoption is surging in developing countries, particularly during periods of political unrest…

Bitcoin IRA Is Letting Customers Lend Out Their Crypto Retirement Funds

Bitcoin IRA will soon allow customers to lend their retirement assets for interest.  The firm, which…

Researchers Uncover Bitcoin ‘Attack’ That Could Slow or Stop Lightning Payments

The bitcoin lightning network could be vulnerable to a simple and disruptive attack, according to a…

‘Satoshi’ Enters the Oxford English Dictionary

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