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Free Speech Social Network Gab Starts Accepting BTC

News Gab, a social network dedicated to preserving freedom of speech, has announced that its store now accepts BTC directly after banks and payment processors denied the platform service. “Literally no one can no-platform our new crypto shop,” Gab announced. The platform integrated Btcpay Server after it was refused service by Coinbase and Bitpay. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto ...

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Bitcoin Lightning network is a second layer network not a sidechain, Mastering Bitcoin author

Andreas Antonopoulos, the author of Mastering Bitcoin and a well-known Bitcoin proponent spoke about whether the Lightning network is a sidechain or a second layer. Antonopoulos started by speaking about the Lightning network, stating that is a second layer network and not a sidechain. He elucidated that the second-layer is mechanism for transmitting payments off-chain with the help of the ...

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XYO Network Partners With Esri For Blockchain Enabled Geographic Information System

XYO Network, a blockchain-based geographic information system (GIS) with an Ethereum token and its own blockchain network, announced today a partnership with Esri, one of the world’s oldest and largest GIS systems and mapmakers, a company founded in 1969. The partnership came about when XYO hired a former Esri employee and the partnership became an obvious move. Esri wants to ...

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Report: Lightning Network Still Way off Being Ready for Commercial Use

Reviews The Lightning Network (LN) is a second-layer protocol that was long promised as a solution to BTC’s scalability problem. However, the off-chain system is still very far from being able to support actual commence according to a new review by business management technology company Scipio ERP. Also Read: The Daily: CEX.io Enforces KYC, Okex Updates BCH Ticker LN Is ...

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Ethfinex and Rigoblock Launch Decentralized Asset Management Network within Trustless Trading Portal

In an industry-first Ethfinex and Rigoblock collaborate to provide access to Ethereum-based fund management tools Lugano, Switzerland – December 13, 2018 –  Ethfinex, a hybrid trading platform based on Ethereum technology, today announces the complete integration of Rigoblock asset management tools. The industry-first partnership enables all Ethfinex customers to deploy, manage and trade decentralized token pools in a reinvention of ...

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Ethereum Futures Inbound? CFTC Asks for Public Comment on ETH Network

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has put out a Request for Information (RFI) asking for public comment and feedback to enable it better understand Ether and the Ethereum blockchain as it seeks to expand its cryptocurrency knowledge base beyond bitcoin. In a press release dated December 11, the regulator stated that it is seeking the feedback to inform its ...

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Bitcoin Lightning Network Capacity Quadruples Since November

Lightning Network continues to grow at a phenomenal rate, with capacity now topping 460 BTC, and a reported 16,000+ channels. Lightning Network Sees Accelerating Growth It feels like Lightning Network (LN), bitcoin’s energetic, frugal young apprentice, is in the news every other week. Certainly, LN is regularly breaking fresh milestones, although to be fair, there are multiple criteria to measure by. ...

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Scalable ‘Blockchain’ Network Seals $35 Million From Sequoia Capital, Huobi and Others

A new blockchain-type network led by a Turing Award recipient and other academics has sealed $35 million in funding from big-name investors that include Sequoia Capital. The funding was reported by Fortune’s crypto-focused news section The Ledger on Dec. 4. Dr. Andrew Chi-Chih Yao, a Turing Award recipient who has earned the moniker of China’s “godfather of computer science,” is ...

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Network of Self-Service Kiosks Will Allow Public to Pay Bills and Make Purchases in Crypto

A blockchain-based company has unveiled plans to roll out a global network of self-service kiosks — enabling millions of unbanked people around the world to pay bills, make purchases and access other financial services. KIBIS says a plethora of services are available through its kiosks. Consumers can pay for gas, water and electricity, book airline tickets and check flight details, ...

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