The 9 Biggest Screwups in Bitcoin History

Do you know where your bitcoins are right now? Hopefully they're still in your wallet where you left them, but the history of bitcoin...

Lightning’s First Implementation Is Now in Beta

Today, March 15, Lightning Labs announced lnd 0.4-beta, the first beta release of the Lightning software implementation spearheaded by the development company. This makes lnd the first...

Binance Claims Hackers Lost Money in Stealing Attempt; ONT Trading to Begin Soon

While hacking rumors at the biggest crypto exchange by trading volume, Binance, led to panic in the community, an official statement claims that all funds are...

Bitcoin price drops 10% as hackers exploit Binance’s API keys

Welcome to another rollercoaster day for the cryptocurrency community. In just a few minutes, bitcoin price crashed from $10,740 to $9,690, which represents a 10.8 percent...

Bitcoin’s Famed Tokyo Whale Sold $400 Million and He’s Not Done Yet

He’s not your typical Bitcoin whale, but Nobuaki Kobayashi has become a force to be reckoned with in the cryptocurrency world. The Tokyo attorney and...

Cryptocurrency Exchange Poloniex Has Been Bought by Circle

Payment company Circle has announced that it has purchased Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange. Rumors of the acquisition had been circulating for weeks, and were finally...

Bitcoin Legal Experts: nChain SegWit Criticisms Are Flawed

An effort by stealth bitcoin startup nChain to raise awareness of supposed issues with code that would boost the capacity of the distributed payments...

Risk of SegWit – Mining Cartels

The bitcoin community continues to debate Segregated Witness, the Bitcoin Core development team’s proposed scaling solution which would separate signature data (witnesses) from transaction...

Lightning Network Centralization Leads to Economic Censorship

A few months ago, I wrote an article called “Mathematical Proof That the Lightning Network Cannot Be a Decentralized Bitcoin Scaling Solution”. It received quite a bit of...

Mathematical Proof That the Lightning Network Cannot Be a Decentralized Bitcoin Scaling Solution

Have you heard of the Bitcoin Lightning Network? It is a proposal that claims that: “using a network of these micropayment channels, Bitcoin can scale to...