Grasping Lightning: Mapping the Key Players in Bitcoin’s Next Phase
All kinds of groups are developing for lightning, the likely future of bitcoin payments. Here's a guide to notable players and projects.
Twelve years after its creation, regulating bitcoin is still complicated in most countries. That's just one of the investment risks.
"One thing is clear: This is a serious project now, and we need to start taking decentralization seriously," said Wladimir van der Laan.
Thiel's comments about China “weaponizing” bitcoin to hurt the U.S. are a warning about the cost of inaction.
Bitcoin price spikes grab headlines, but the asset's long-term value depends on its developers – and what drives them.
The bug sheds light on the challenges of Bitcoin's decentralization. At least we've got 86 years for the community to join together and implement a fix.