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Lightning App for Sending Bitcoin Tips on Twitter Is Now Easier to Use

| Alyssa Hertig

An app that lets you send lightning tips via Twitter just got a 1.0 software release with a set of new features.

Bitcoin’s Open Secret: Lightning Is Making Better Online Payments Possible

| Alyssa Hertig

An influx of lightning apps are mostly silly, but they demo a serious point: the tech enables bitcoin to compete with traditional payment rails.

Blockchain for Journalism: How a Big Funding Idea is Starting Small

| Corin Faife

As print newspapers suffer from the move to digital, and online ad revenues prove an insufficient funding model, could crypto-tokens fill the gap?

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Ethereum Scaling Advances With ‘First’ Off-Blockchain Payments

| Alyssa Hertig

A team of ethereum developers has successfully completed what they say is the first off-blockchain transaction on the network.


ChangeTip Now Allows Facebook Friends to Tip in Bitcoin

| Daniel Cawrey

Bitcoin microtransactions startup ChangeTip, which allows people to send bitcoin tips over social media, has now added Facebook to its list of…


ChangeTip Brings Bitcoin Micropayments to YouTube, Google+ and Tumblr

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Bitcoin tipping platform ChangeTip has announced that it is expanding its service to YouTube, Tumblr and Google+.

How Dogetipbot Turned a Spoof Altcoin into a Tipping Phenomenon

| Daniel Cawrey

Dogecoin has become a hugely popular way to reward people on reddit, and it's all thanks to Dogetipbot.

Dogecoin’s Jackson Palmer on Fast Transactions, Many Tips and Much Inflation

| Daniel Cawrey

Jackson Palmer tells CoinDesk why he founded dogecoin and why it is more appealing than bitcoin.

Credit Cards Have Not Evolved With the Internet. Enter Bitcoin.

| Daniel Cawrey

Credit card companies have not evolved with the internet, creating issues that prove how outdated they have become.

Is Litecoin the Silver to Bitcoin’s Gold?

| Andrew Torba

As litecoin witnesses a surge in value, what needs to happen for it to gain traction?