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Yours Network Moves to Litecoin, Plans Full Launch on May 30

Yours.network is finally launching, but with a twist. CEO Ryan X Charles has also announced on Thursday that Yours is switching to Litecoin. Also read: Yours...

Segwit Status Report – Here Are 10+ Lightning Network-Style Apps in...

Bitcoin.com recently reported on Segregated Witness (Segwit) locking in on Litecoin. On Wednesday, the proposed Bitcoin protocol upgrade finally activated on Litecoin. It was...

Lightweight Lightning Network Client Lit Ready for Testing

The Digital Currency Initiative (DCI) at the MIT Media Lab on Wednesday unveiled a lightweight Lightning Network software called “Lit”. This new client does...

Segwit Locks In on Litecoin, Will Activate

Litecoin has surpassed the required number of signaling blocks needed to activate Segregated Witness (Segwit) on Wednesday. Segwit is therefore locked in on Litecoin. "After...

Moonbeam Could Allow Bitcoin to Scale Within Weeks

Moonbeam is an open source protocol that uses Bitcoin payment channels to facilitate instant, off-chain payments between multi-user platforms. “Moonbeam doesn't require Segwit or...

Lightning Network Used to Sell Beer at Room77

A Lightning Network (LN) using Bitcoin’s testnet coins (tbtc) has on Saturday successfully performed a real-world transaction at the Room77 bar in Berlin. Also read:...

Social Website Based on Bitcoin Prepares to Soft-Launch With Free Off-Chain...

A new social media website, called Yours, has quietly launched on Bitcoin's testnet. For Bitcoiners, that might mean within the next few months off-chain,...

The Lightning Network Alpha Release is Ready for Testing

A recent blog post by developers of the Lightning Network, has announced an alpha release of the protocol’s daemon. The release called v0.1-alpha of...

Blockchain’s Thunder Network Aims at Faster Refunds

Blockchain is improving its Thunder Network for faster settlement and refund times in off-chain transactions, according to a project update. Also read: Ethereum-Competitor Lisk Unveils Roadmap Stress...

Andreas Antonopoulos: AMA With the 8BTC Community

Just recently, Andreas Antonopoulos talked with the Chinese 8BTC.com community in an "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) thread. The technical visionary and Bitcoin evangelist had a lot to...

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