Chaincode is launching a new “residency” in New York that will focus on helping developers build their own Lightning Network apps This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoins-lightning-network-is-getting-its-own-hacker-camp/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Developer Jonathan Wheeler plans to airdrop bitcoin across Venezuela, in an ambitious attempt at quelling the country’s ongoing economic crisis. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/plan-send-millions-bitcoin-venezuela-taking-shape/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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From miner adoption to a lightning-like network to new partners, RSK, which developed the bitcoin smart contracts sidechain, is building momentum. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/first-bitcoin-smart-contracts-sidechain-now-secured-1-10-miners/. …

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As startups developing bitcoin’s Lightning Network start pushing the tech forward, some wonder whether it’ll be taken over by corporate interests. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoins-lightning-network-is-live-but-can-it-keep-from-going-corporate/. …

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Bitcoin is important in this realm. Despite the slide, there are a couple of impressive projects especially in Lightning Network that is a big plus  if its implementation turns out…

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With just one paragraph, an agency of the U.S. government may have just radically altered the dynamics of the cryptocurrency ecosystem. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/goodbye-fungibility-ofacs-bitcoin-blacklist-remake-crypto/. …

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Greg Medcraft, Director of the Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs of the OECD, recently revealed that he believes we need an “international discussion on cryptocurrencies,” and that blockchain technology…

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Stellar isn’t so far behind bitcoin in absorbing a faster and cheaper layer touted as the future of cryptocurrency payments. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/stellar-goes-lightning-2018-launch-target/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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According to a recent patent filing, Paypal Inc. is developing a new protocol that will make crypto transactions faster — great news for Bitcoin and other digital currencies. Published last week,…

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