Bitcoin

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‘Satoshi’ Enters the Oxford English Dictionary

| Daniel Kuhn

Satoshi, noun, “The smallest monetary unit in the bitcoin digital payment system, equal to one hundred millionth of a bitcoin," enters the OED.

CoinShares, Blockchain Launch Gold Token Network on a Bitcoin Sidechain

| William Foxley

Two years in the making and already backed by some $20 million in digitized gold, CoinShares announced the DGLD token Tuesday.

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

| Alyssa Hertig

A look at some recent data around usage on bitcoin's lightning network.

Lightning Sucks, But It Could Help Build a Bitcoin Economy

| Leigh Cuen

At least a dozen startups are now betting on the profitability of bitcoin birthing a "Lightning Economy." Is it too soon?

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

| Leigh Cuen

Competition among bitcoin retail apps is heating up, with the newly funded Fold App doubling down on lightning network experiments.

keys, security

Bitcoin Lightning Network Specs Pass First ‘Formal’ Security Test

| Alyssa Hertig

A pair of researchers have released the results of a formal verification of the lightning network, saying it's "as secure as bitcoin."

What the Holy Land Reveals About Bitcoin

| Leigh Cuen

Israel's political backdrop gave attendees of Tel Aviv Blockchain Week an opportunity to ponder the duality of today's bitcoin movement.

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

| Leigh Cuen

The Square Crypto team announced three more developer hires on Thursday, pulling from major companies in the crypto space.

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

| Leigh Cuen

With new features from Zap, people can now buy bitcoin using the Lightning Network and reduce their reliance on centralized crypto exchanges.

New Data Gives Unprecedented Insight Into How Iranians Use Bitcoin

| Leigh Cuen

Iranian bitcoin users are earning a significant portion of their income in crypto, and hodling for the long haul.