‘I’m Freaking Out’: How It Feels to Hold the Bitcoin Lightning Torch

by Diana Aguilar

Lightning Labs Releases ‘Loop’ Feature for Bitcoin Payments Channels

| Christine Kim

California startup Lightning Labs released today a new feature to improve usability of the bitcoin payment channel network, lightning.

Square Is Hiring New Crypto Engineers — And It Wants to Pay Them in Bitcoin

| Nikhilesh De

Payments startup Square wants to bring on crypto-focused engineers and designers, and may pay them in bitcoin.

WSJ’s ShapeShift Exposé Overstated Money Laundering by $6 Million, Analysis Says

| Leigh Cuen

Blockchain analytics firms say money laundering accusations against ShapeShift don't match up.

Creditors Committee Formed for Collapsed Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX

| Nikhilesh De

A creditors' committee has been formed for users of the failed QuadrigaCX exchange, and it includes a former Mt Gox customer.

Lock Up Ether, Get Free Crypto: Twist on Airdrops Attracts Top VCs

| Brady Dale

Governance startup Commonwealth, which offers a new twist on token airdrops, has raised $2 million from a group of notable investors.

Cryptopia Exchange Resumes Crypto Trading Amid Banking Issues

| Daniel Palmer

Cryptopia, the cryptocurrency exchange hit by a major hack in mid-January, has restarted trading of 40 pairs deemed secure.

Casa-Branded Case Brings Military Tech to Bitcoin Wallet Protection

| Leigh Cuen

Casa has just rolled out radio wave-screening "Faraday bags" as the ultimate cypherpunk accessory for bitcoin hardware wallets.

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Blockstream Revamps ‘Green’ Wallet, Adding Security Features and Sidechain Support

| Alyssa Hertig

Blockchain technology startup Blockstream has revamped its wallet app, adding features that make storing bitcoin more secure and flexible.

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CoinMarketCap Crypto Indices Launch on Nasdaq, Bloomberg, Reuters

| Yogita Khatri

Two crypto benchmark indices from CoinMarketCap launch on Nasdaq, Bloomberg Terminal, Thomson Reuters and Börse Stuttgart today.

Galaxy Capital-Backed Caspian to Offer Crypto Derivatives Trading

| Yogita Khatri

Institutional trading and portfolio management platform Caspian is launching trading in cryptocurrency derivatives.