Tag: Lightning Network

Viacoin Review

Viacoin Review: The Original Micropayments CryptoCurrency

Viacoin (VIA) is a cryptocurrency that has been around since 2014 but has recently received a renewed interest from the community. Viacoin was built off of the Bitcoin protocol and like Bitcoin, it was created as decentralised peer-to-peer transactional currency....

/ January 10, 2019
EUR BTC Price Forecast

EUR Bitcoin Price Forecast – Time for Another Upswing?

Things have no doubt been uncertain for Bitcoin over the past few months. Many so called “experts” have claimed that the next bull run has been just around the corner. But whenever we think that the price will break and...

/ August 22, 2018
Blockchain Trilemma

Solving the Blockchain Trilemma: Decentralization, Security & Scalability

Bitcoin and Ethereum are the most widely recognized projects of the blockchain movement, seeking to replace our current trading, financial and economic system with one that is more decentralized and secure. Millions have invested time and money into these networks...

/ May 16, 2018
Bitcoin Misconceptions

The Top Five Things Bitcoin Opponents Just Don’t Get

Bitcoin & Co.’s prices are still on a roller coaster ride. Bitcoin, the flagship of all cryptocurrencies, recently fell below $6,000. Now it’s over $7,000 again. Recent causes of turbulence were a possible crypto ban in India and the ordered...

/ March 18, 2018
Schnorr Signatures

Schnorr Signatures: Making Bitcoin More Efficient one Signature at a Time

Ever since the release of Segregated Witness last year, there have been a number of important improvements on the Bitcoin wish list to help with scaling. Prime among these was the implementation of Schnorr signatures. This unique cryptographic signature algorithm...

/ February 17, 2018
Zap Wallet Lightning in Beta Testing

Zap – the Wallet for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Enters Testing

The lightning network is poised to change the way we think about Bitcoin payments in the future. The off-chain payment solution is already gaining ground in the community. Of course, one cannot have mass adoption of it until there is...

/ February 10, 2018
Ethereum Upgrades Metropolis

Update on the Ethereum’s Casper POS Hybrid and Sharding

All seems to be going well for development at the world’s second most valuable cryptocurrency. The team at the Ethereum foundation is actively busy testing the latest featured of the Metropolis upgrade. One of the most important of these features...

/ January 30, 2018
Lightning Network Change Bitcoin

The Lightning Network Could Change Everything About Bitcoin

The Lightning Network will be a crucial addition to the bitcoin and cryptocurrency ecosystem. It could potentially alter the entire crypto economy. This is because Lightning Network will theoretically allow for nearly free and instant transactions on the bitcoin network....

/ January 20, 2018
An Interesting Time for LTC Holders

Current Status of Litecoin: An Interesting Time for LTC Holders

Amidst the raging Bitcoin scaling debates, it’s certainly an interesting time to be a Litecoin holder. While Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash duke it out like never before, Litecoin offers numerous advantages that could make the current fifth cryptocurrency by market...

/ November 17, 2017
Bitcoin Block Size Increase

Bitcoin Block Size Increase a Medium Term Possibility

According to one of the most well-known people in the Bitcoin community, the block size increase could be seen as some sort of a medium term solution provided there was enough testing. Adam Back is the CEO of Blockstream and...

/ November 15, 2017