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bitcoin, light

100 Merchants Can Now Trial Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Risk Free

| Leigh Cuen

CoinGate is making Lightning payments accessible for mainstream merchants and reaping research in return.

Travel Booking Site CheapAir Is Switching Bitcoin Payment Processors

| Wolfie Zhao is to switch bitcoin payment processors following a service change by Coinbase, but the new integration poses problems for users.

All About Verge: The $1 Billion Cryptocurrency That’s Pumping On Porn

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Verge may have burst onto the crypto scene seemingly overnight, spurred by a deal with a top porn site, but its history and controversies run deep.

Microsoft Resumes Bitcoin Payments After Halt Over ‘Instability’

| Sujha Sundararajan

Tech giant Microsoft is once more accepting bitcoin payments after it halted transactions in the cryptocurrency last week.

Guns & Crypto: How Bitcoin Is Helping Keep Cody Wilson’s Anarchist Dream Alive

| Michael del Castillo

The controversial founder of Defense Distributed, a manufacturer of 3D gun printers, has said his company is flourishing, in part due to bitcoin.

Gold Dealer Sharps Pixley Begins Accepting Bitcoin

| Stan Higgins

A well-known gold dealer headquartered in London is now accepting bitcoin payments for its precious metal products.

Calling the Crypto-Wealthy: Celebrity Baroness Unveils Luxury Bitcoin Condos

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

A notable UK celebrity is launching a new real estate venture – one that is targeting cryptocurrency investors in its marketing and branding.

Creator of World’s First Bitcoin Fuel Pump Plans Lightning Support

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

The creator of the first ever commercial fuel pump to accept bitcoin has revealed a plan to add Lightning Network functionality to his design.

overstock, ecommerce

Ether, Litecoin and More: Overstock Now Accepts Cryptocurrencies as Payment

| Pete Rizzo

Online retail giant Overstock has partnered with ShapeShift as part of a bid to accept more cryptocurrencies as payment.

overstock, ecommerce

Overstock’s Blockchain Business Posts $3.3 Million Loss

| Wolfie Zhao

Overstock has released new details about the Q2 financial performance of Medici Ventures, its blockchain-focused subsidiary.